Haunted Places in Thomson, Minnesota



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    Enger Tower

    Duluth, Minnesota

    15.1 miles from Thomson, MN

    Rumours circulating around the Duluth area claim that in 1948, a man committed suicide by jumping off the 5th level of the tower head-first. He died on impact. The man's corpse was found hours later, and the man was never identified. Over time, visitors to the park claim to ...


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    Duluth International Airport

    Duluth, Minnesota

    15.9 miles from Thomson, MN

    Duluth International Airport is haunted by a woman who was killed on a road nearby. She has been spotted by security and has set off alarms and made doors open and close on their own. She is thought to haunt the airport because this is where her murderer went directly ...


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    Fairlawn Mansion and Museum

    Superior, Wisconsin

    16.3 miles from Thomson, MN

    The 42-room Victorian mansion and museum are haunted by a ghost who is often mistaken for a museum guide. She is dressed in period costume like the real guides, but folks feel a cold chill when she is around. The ghost is believed by some to have been a former ...


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    University of Minnesota Duluth - Griggs Hall

    Duluth, Minnesota

    18.3 miles from Thomson, MN

    The University of Minnesota Duluth's Griggs Hall has a haunted toilet, students say. And the commode has not one, but two ghosts. Both students died of alcohol poisoning, and the ghosts are said to manifest by the sounds of moaning, profane language, and retching along with a bad smell.


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    Glensheen - Historic Congdon Estate

    Duluth, Minnesota

    19.5 miles from Thomson, MN

    Glensheen Mansion was built in 1905 by Chester Congdon, who died in 1916. His daughter Elisabeth inherited it. Sadly, Elisabeth was smothered by with her pillow as she slept and her nurse Velma Pietila was bludgeoned to death with a candlestick. Elisabeth's adopted daughter Marjorie and her second husband Roger ...


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    Black Woods Bar and Grill

    Two Harbors, Minnesota

    42.5 miles from Thomson, MN

    Black Woods Bar and Grill was built in 1994 and is haunted by several ghosts including a lady in white and a man whose footsteps are heard. A bookkeeper claimed the phantom followed her home and got into bed with her.


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    Blackwoods Bar and Grill

    Two Harbors, Minnesota

    42.5 miles from Thomson, MN

    Blackwoods is alleged to be home to a ghostly lady in white, disembodied footsteps and cold chills. According to one witness, the female ghost has been seen touching the furniture as if checking it for dust.


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    Holiday Gas Station

    Hibbing, Minnesota

    58.6 miles from Thomson, MN

    The Holiday Gas Station is popular with the spirit set, it seems. Workers say there have been voices that called out their names and apparitions that appeared on the security cameras.


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    Lakeview Cemetery

    Mountain Iron, Minnesota

    59 miles from Thomson, MN

    Lakeview Cemetery is believed to be haunted by apparitions, mists, shadow figures, and invisible beings visitors have heard walking next to them in the gravel.


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    Greyhound Bus Museum

    Hibbing, Minnesota

    59.2 miles from Thomson, MN

    Because it is situated next door to a cemetery, the Greyhound Bus Museum is rumored to have had some ghosts move in. Employees note bus windows that open or close by themselves and visitors have seen mysterious shadows that vanish. Paranormalists have verified the presence of the spirits.


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    Hoyt Lakes Memorial Cemetery

    Hoyt Lakes, Minnesota

    60.6 miles from Thomson, MN

    Local legend has it that there is a vanishing hitchhiker ghost at Hoyt Lakes Memorial Cemetery, said to be a teenage girl who was visiting the graveyard with friends, was cruelly left behind, and died of fright. She looks for a ride away from the graveyard so she can reunite ...


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    Trout Lake Norwegian Cemetery

    Bovey, Minnesota

    60.8 miles from Thomson, MN

    At Trout Lake Norwegian Cemetery, there is said to be a grave of a witch at the bottom of a hill. Her name is Bertha Maynard, born January 26, 1872 and died January 27, 1910. Witnesses have reported hearing voices and seeing a female apparition in the area.


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    Split Rock Lighthouse

    Two Harbors, Minnesota

    61.2 miles from Thomson, MN

    Legend has it that a visitor in the mid-1980s lost his wallet after seeing the lighthouse, so he went back to look for it, but it was padlocked for the day. When he looked up at the tower, he saw a man in a lightkeeper's uniform on the catwalk. He ...


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    Hammill House

    Spooner, Wisconsin

    62.9 miles from Thomson, MN

    Railroad and newspaper man and "Father of Spooner" Frank Hammill, although he died in 1922, is believed to still reside in his house. Owners through the years have reported that he still watches over things.


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    40 Club Restaurant and Bar

    Aitkin, Minnesota

    63.7 miles from Thomson, MN

    An upstairs apartment was the unfortunate setting for a 40 Club employee's suicide in 1999, and since then, folks say, strange things have happened at the restaurant. Tom's body was found after he failed to show up for work one day. Now, the jukebox plays songs buy itself(including one that ...


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    40 Club Sports Bar and Grill

    Aitkin, Minnesota

    63.7 miles from Thomson, MN

    The 40 Club Restaurant has a lot of strange happenings going on in it after a man committed suicide in an upstairs apartment in 1999. The man was named Tom who also worked at the restaurant. He was known as a reliable employee and one day, Tom didn't show up ...


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    Lac Courte Orielles Casino

    Hayward, Wisconsin

    66.9 miles from Thomson, MN

    A haunted farmhouse was formerly located on the site of the casino, and reports of disembodied footsteps and sightings of apparitions in the early hours of morning still continue. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Heritage House

    Embarrass, Minnesota

    69.7 miles from Thomson, MN

    Local legend says an abusive father who once lived here caused his son's death by forcing him to walk on water like Jesus did. Apparitions of the boy drowning under the bridge have been seen.


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    Grant House Hotel and Eatery

    Rush City, Minnesota

    72.8 miles from Thomson, MN

    The 1880's historic hotel burnt to the ground just a decade after its construction, but phoenix-like rose from the ashes to form the successful establishment it is today. The building, however, has had a darker past, with tales being told of the days where the hotel operated as a ...


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    Old Jail Bed and Breakfast

    Taylors Falls, Minnesota

    88.1 miles from Thomson, MN

    The southern building is reportedly Minnesota's oldest jail building, and the northern building housed a funeral home in the 1800s. Now an inn, as one would imagine there is plenty of ghostly activity here. Later during the Prohibition era, when the former funeral home was a haberdashery, there was a ...


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    Interstate State Park

    Taylors Falls, Minnesota

    88.4 miles from Thomson, MN

    Phantom lights are spotted every once in awhile on the Wisconsin side of the river, always around the early morning and late afternoon hours. An apparition of a little girl has been seen multiple times running across the edge of the drop-off into the river, on the Minnesota side. ...


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    Pioneers Rest Cemetery - Bandli Graveyard

    Rice Lake, Wisconsin

    90.9 miles from Thomson, MN

    Local legends abound about this cemetery known as Pioneers Rest Cemetery or Bandli Graveyard (after the family who maintains it). One says that a man killed his wife and four children and then hanged himself in his barn, next to the graveyard. Another claims that a Satanic cult used the ...


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    Betty’s Cafe

    Cameron, Wisconsin

    92.2 miles from Thomson, MN

    The ghost of a deceased employee of Betty's Cafe is believed to linger here in spirit, showing up as an apparition near the fryers or hiding objects in mysterious places.


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    Moe Lutheran Church

    Clear Lake, Wisconsin

    97.8 miles from Thomson, MN

    The church and cemetery are reported to be haunted by angry spirits. Legend has it that in the early 1900s, the church accidentally burned to the ground killing over 30 people, who have haunted the rebuilt church since. Another legend says in the 1950s, a woman hanged herself in the ...


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    East Immanuel Lutheran Church

    Amery, Wisconsin

    98.4 miles from Thomson, MN

    Hushed voices and whispering are heard inside the church when no one is around. The sounds of a congregations of parishioners have been heard in the basement and in the sanctuary of the church, but when investigated, there is no on there. The church bell frequently rings by itself. (Submitted by ...


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    El Rancho Motel

    Ladysmith, Wisconsin

    102.5 miles from Thomson, MN

    Reported sightings of the apparition of a man in a red flannel shirt roaming the hallways of the motel. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    St. Joseph of the Lakes Catholic Church

    Lino Lakes, Minnesota

    109.1 miles from Thomson, MN

    St. Joesph's Catholic Church, formerly a Catholic school, is home to a ghost nun. Her apparition has been seen around the church and has been blamed for slamming doors, playing the piano, knocking a Bible off a shelf, and footsteps.


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    Anoka State Hospital

    Anoka, Minnesota

    110.8 miles from Thomson, MN

    Anoka State Hospital has been known by many names in its past, including First State Asylum for the Insane, Anoka State Asylum, Anoka State Hospital and most recently Anoka-Metro Regional Treatment Center. It was originally opened in 1900 and is said to be haunted by spirits of those who have ...


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    Billy's Bar and Grill

    Anoka, Minnesota

    111.9 miles from Thomson, MN

    Housed in a building that was a former brothel, the restaurant is said to be home to the spirits of some of the former brothel's staff. As local legends go, either some brothel patrons killed madam Mrs. Jackson and stole the women's money, or Mrs. Jackson hanged herself from a ...


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    Cornell Public Library

    Cornell, Wisconsin

    119.5 miles from Thomson, MN

    Reports say the old building's basement, where the restroom lies, once was a jail. Witnesses have described an uncomfortable, oppressive feeling in the basement.


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    Sturges Park

    Buffalo, Minnesota

    125.4 miles from Thomson, MN

    Local legends say the park's old bathroom is haunted. Witnesses have seen names written in blood on the mirror. Also reported on the premises have been floating orbs and the apparition of Old man Sturges, an 1880s businessman who lived next to the park.


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