Haunted Places in Wilmot, South Dakota



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    Fort Sisseton State Park

    Eden, South Dakota

    36.8 miles from Wilmot, SD

    Fort Sisseton State Park is said to be haunted. Witnesses here have described strange lights and a feeling of uneasiness.


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    Herrick Hotel

    Gary, South Dakota

    46.6 miles from Wilmot, SD

    Patrons have heard the ghostly laughter of a child who lived at the historic hotel when it was a blind school. Others have reported hearing footsteps on the upper floor of the building when no one is around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Old Taunton Catholic Cemetery

    Taunton, Minnesota

    68.6 miles from Wilmot, SD

    Reports say that the apparition of a 12-year-old girl in a rocking chair was seen rocking next to her grave.


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    Fort Abercrombie

    Wahpeton, North Dakota

    71.9 miles from Wilmot, SD

    Fort Abercrombie, built in 1858, was the first military settlement in North Dakota. In 1862, it was besieged by Sioux Indians for over six weeks; four soldiers were killed and two were wounded.


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    South Dakota State University - Doner Auditorium

    Brookings, South Dakota

    75.4 miles from Wilmot, SD

    The ghost who haunts Doner Auditorium is believed to be a former janitor who fell to his death in 1919 from an alcove that housed an organ. After that, the organ played randomly on its own until it was dismantled. The ghost still walks, though, tinkering with the electricity and ...


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    Old Broadway Food and Spirits

    Alexandria, Minnesota

    78.8 miles from Wilmot, SD

    The former Old Broadway Food and Spirits, reported to be empty and for sale, is rumored to be haunted. Past employees say inside the building they have experienced cold chills, an apparition of a phantom bartender that shows up on a security camera or in mirrors, and moving objects, such ...


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    Riverside Cemetery

    Fargo, North Dakota

    99.4 miles from Wilmot, SD

    Legends surrounding the Riverside Cemetery say that those who put a recording device on top of one particular mausoleum will record strange knocking sounds coming from inside. Other electronic voice phenomena have been collected here as well.


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    Moorhead Railroad Tracks

    Moorhead, Minnesota

    100.6 miles from Wilmot, SD

    According to local legend, years ago a woman tried to jump onto a moving train but missed, and her body was dragged through the town. Her apparition is said to walk in the area with glowing red eyes.


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    Pipestone County Museum

    Pipestone, Minnesota

    100.8 miles from Wilmot, SD

    Housed in a building that was once the city hall, the museum is said to be haunted by the ghost of a little blonde girl who appears wearing a blue 19th-century dress and white apron. Footsteps and stomping are also heard, and reports say the ghost of the old doctor ...


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    Calumet Historic Hotel

    Pipestone, Minnesota

    100.9 miles from Wilmot, SD

    This historic hotel was erected during the nineteenth century to serve as a railroad stopover for the railway industry which at the time was the lifeblood of the township. The hotel featured two especially haunted rooms, which are always in demand by paranormal investigators and enthusiasts visiting the very ...


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    Moorhead State University - Weld Hall

    Moorhead, Minnesota

    101 miles from Wilmot, SD

    Moorhead State University's Weld Hall has a legend or two that explain its ghost. Depending on whom you hear the story from, either a construction worker, a janitor, or a maintenance man fell to his death off of a roof, a ladder, or a spiral staircase. His apparition has been ...


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    The VIP Room Restaurant and Bar

    Fargo, North Dakota

    101.3 miles from Wilmot, SD

    This historic building was built in 1894, and is now a catering business and restaurant. Staff members have reported sighting the apparition of a veiled woman in white in the basement, who is believed to watch over the building. During a time of renovation, a worker spotted her pointing to ...


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    North Dakota State University

    Fargo, North Dakota

    102.5 miles from Wilmot, SD

    Ceres Hall is believed to be haunted by a man who hanged himself from a heating pipe during World War II. The basement and the third floor are both believed to be haunted, perhaps by two different entities. And Minard Hall, once rumored to be the site of a possible ...


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    New York Mills Regional Cultural Center

    New York Mills, Minnesota

    104.6 miles from Wilmot, SD

    New York Mills Regional Cultural Center was built in 1885 and has a ghost, or maybe two. Staff members have felt an unseen presence and heard a disembodied voice speaking, or two voices having a conversation. As well, footsteps have been heard walking on the center's wood floors when no ...


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