Haunted Places in Wickes, Arkansas



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    Avon Cemetery

    De Queen, Arkansas

    15 miles from Wickes, AR

    A ghostly baby and mother are said to haunt the cemetery. Local legend has it that if you drop a rock into the well in the center of the cemetery at night, you will hear the baby crying. The baby's mother has been seen running through the cemetery. According to ...


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    McDonald's

    Idabel, Oklahoma

    38.3 miles from Wickes, AR

    The ghost of a little girl is said to haunt this fast-food restaurant. She has been seen going into the men's restroom before opening hours, and she has been blamed for all the women's restroom toilets flushing at once. Her laughter has been heard in the women's restroom, and employees ...


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    Kulli Tuklo Methodist Church

    Idabel, Oklahoma

    39.8 miles from Wickes, AR

    The church and nearby cemetery are believed to be haunted. The bell at the church sometimes rings by itself at night, and people have reported hearing ghostly singing and laughter. The church doors open and close late at night, and people have reported seeing a shadowy figure approaching the church ...


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    Wheelock Mission

    Millerton, Oklahoma

    42.9 miles from Wickes, AR

    According to the local stories, the hauntings at Wheelock Mission began when a man broke into the girls' mission and murdered the girls. Witnesses say that the walls and trees bleed, and apparitions sit in chairs or hang from trees. One story tells of some teens who tried to steal ...


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    Lick Skillet Lane

    Waldron, Arkansas

    49.1 miles from Wickes, AR

    There have been ghost sightings on this road hitchhiking. Do not stop or you may get hurt. Its not a real person and you will have a feeling that you are being watched. I traveled down that road didn't see anything but I felt a presence. The reason why it ...


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    Kiamichi Kitchen

    Talihina, Oklahoma

    50.8 miles from Wickes, AR

    The Kiamichi Kitchen, now demolished, was housed in a former private home. It was said to be haunted by a ghost called George who would turn the lights and the radio on and off and make noises late at night.


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    Mayberry Hotel

    Royal, Arkansas

    60.9 miles from Wickes, AR

    This hotel is now abandoned and near total ruin. The ghost of 1800s owner David Mayberry is said to haunt the site. Seeing that he built the hotel for the area's prospectors and miners, gunfights broke out often here, leading to many deaths. David Mayberry himself was shot but not ...


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    Slate Shoals Mansion

    Arthur City, Texas

    68.9 miles from Wickes, AR

    The mansion that once stood here was said to me haunted. Witnesses have reported uneasy feelings when around it, and strange sounds that came from it. Some have seen a ghostly woman in the attic and a wheelchair that moved by itself. Cabins in the back were said to be ...


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    Johnson House Inn

    Hugo, Oklahoma

    69.4 miles from Wickes, AR

    The 1910 residence of a former 'hanging' judge and his wife is rumoured to be haunted. Now a bed and breakfast inn, inexplicable occurrences have taken place over the years, such as disembodied footsteps, a woman's voice and a rocking chair that rocks by itself. A one-time housekeeper swore ...


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    Fort Chaffee

    Fort Smith, Arkansas

    69.7 miles from Wickes, AR

    This historic site, now an Army National Guard station and training center, is reported to be haunted. The site, which experienced major fires in 2008, has also been used in several films, including A Soldier's Story in 1984, Biloxi Blues in 1988, and The Tuskegee Airmen in 1995. Elvis Presley ...


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    Gurdon Light

    Gurdon, Arkansas

    70.9 miles from Wickes, AR

    The Gurdon Spook Light is a yellowish glowing orb that appears intermittently at night along the railroad tracks. Some say it is the ghost of a railroad worker who was struck by a train and decapitated; others maintain it is the ghost of a railroad foreman who was beaten to ...


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    Henderson State University

    Arkadelphia, Arkansas

    74 miles from Wickes, AR

    Henderson State University is said to be haunted by the ghost of a student who fell in love with a girl from a rival college. His friends made fun of him, and under pressure from them, he broke it off with her. The girl was heartbroken and committed suicide. As ...


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    Ouachita Baptist University

    Arkadelphia, Arkansas

    74.5 miles from Wickes, AR

    Many unexplained events have been reported here, including orbs that show up in the basement, phantom eyes in the room corners, blood on dorm walls, and dorm windows that break for no apparent reason.


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    Old Malco Theatre

    Hot Springs, Arkansas

    74.6 miles from Wickes, AR

    During a performance in the 1880's, a woman from the audience disappeared during a magic show production. Ever since then, there have been reports of the theatre being haunted. The ghost a glowing woman has been seen in the theatre basement, objects move around by themselves, and screams come out ...


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    The Poet's Loft

    Hot Springs, Arkansas

    74.6 miles from Wickes, AR

    A female employee reported being grabbed and held down on a couch by unseen female hands.


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    DeSoto Rock and Gift Shop

    Hot Springs, Arkansas

    74.7 miles from Wickes, AR

    I have worked at the DeSoto for 4 years now and the number of stories I have are too numerous to list here . We have had several paranormal investigations in the last 4 years that have yielded EVP's, images caught on digital cameras as well as IF Security ...


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    Arlington Resort Hotel

    Hot Springs, Arkansas

    74.7 miles from Wickes, AR

    Although staff firmly believe and tell guests that there are no ghosts in the building, bottles of wine jump off the shelves without being touched. There have been reports of apparitions in old-fashioned clothes wandering the hallways and the lobby before simply vanishing. The ghost of a young girl in ...


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    Park Hotel

    Hot Springs, Arkansas

    74.8 miles from Wickes, AR

    People often feel things brush past them that they can't see. There are reports of people being touched and poked in the hotel's corridors. (Submitted by Callum S.)


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    Old Fort Smith Courthouse

    Fort Smith, Arkansas

    75.1 miles from Wickes, AR

    The old courthouse that still stands here was the sight of many a death sentence handed out in the late 19th century - the hangings occurred just outside.  It is said that the ghosts of the condemned men still roam this area.


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    King Opera House

    Van Buren, Arkansas

    78.2 miles from Wickes, AR

    Allegedly haunted by the ghost of a young actor who was killed by an enraged father who objected to the actor's intentions to elope with his daughter.


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    Moore Hill Cemetery

    Dardanelle, Arkansas

    88.8 miles from Wickes, AR

    Locals swear that if you hang around the "Hovis" gravestones at night you'll eventually find the ghost of a man who killed his wife.


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    Opossum Walk Cemetery

    Hartman, Arkansas

    89.8 miles from Wickes, AR

    Opossum Walk Cemetery is reported to have gates that are hot to the touch, even in winter, and witnesses have heard footsteps walking behind them and seen apparitions out of the corner of their eye.


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    Conway Cemetery

    Bradley, Arkansas

    91.1 miles from Wickes, AR

    Conway Cemetery Historic State Park, named after the first governor of Arkansas James S. Conway, is an 11.5-acre park that includes a half-acre family cemetery where Conway is buried. Witnesses say you can hear disembodied voices here around midnight at the full moon, perhaps stemming from a nearby tree where ...


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    Mary Jane's 1896 Cafe and Pub

    McAlester, Oklahoma

    92 miles from Wickes, AR

    Mary Jane’s 1896 Bar & Grille is also known as "The 1896" -- and the place was, in fact, built in 1896. Legend has it that there were several deaths, including murders and suicides, in the apartment above it, and the resultant ghosts like to play pranks. One ghost likes ...


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    Southern Arkansas University

    Magnolia, Arkansas

    94.4 miles from Wickes, AR

    In Bussey Hall, the ghost of a female student who hanged herself in one of the rooms in the 1950s is said to appear. And in the Horton Theater, the ghost of a student actress who was killed by a train on her way to her starring performance has been ...


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    Slaton Cemetery

    Daingerfield, Texas

    94.5 miles from Wickes, AR

    Slaton Cemetery has earned itself the nickname "Blue Light Cemetery" because of its ghostly blue light that is said to float around here. Cold spots and bushes that move without a breeze also have been reported, as has a mysterious tractor beam that dragged in a driver's car while something ...


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    Cameo Trio Theatre

    Magnolia, Arkansas

    95.4 miles from Wickes, AR

    Theater number 3 is reportedly haunted. No real information on how it's haunted. But people say it's haunted, so that should be good enough.


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    Chester House Inn and Antiques

    Chester, Arkansas

    95.5 miles from Wickes, AR

    The 1887 hotel primarily served railroad passengers and workers until the late-twentieth century. Now a delightful bed and breakfast inn with an adjoining antiques store, employees and guests staying at the establishment have reported many strange instances of paranormal activity. The place is rumoured to have been a brothel ...


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    Arkansas Tech University

    Russellville, Arkansas

    96.8 miles from Wickes, AR

    Arkansas Tech University, several locations are rumored to be haunted. One is Caraway Hall, where students describe noises in the attic, footsteps on the stairs and whispers in the hallways. There are two legends to explain the hauntings. One is that it is build on top of a Cherokee burial ...


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    Thomas-Foreman Historic Home

    Muskogee, Oklahoma

    116.4 miles from Wickes, AR

    This 1898 home-turned-house-museum built in former "Indian Territory" is said to be haunted by the ghost of former resident Mrs. Foreman, who passed away in the home in 1968. Its caretaker said he often looked up while working outside to see the apparition of Mrs. Foreman in the doorway watching ...


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    Clifton Cemetery

    Emory, Texas

    123 miles from Wickes, AR

    The story was told to me from my mother .... When she was a child a little girl had passed away around 10 or 11 years old. After her grave was prepared (dug) ground water had seeped into the grave. That night she came to the grave diggers and warned ...


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