Haunted Places in Wood River, Nebraska



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    Hastings College

    Hastings, Nebraska

    19.8 miles from Wood River, NE

    The ghost of a music professor is said to show up in the music hall as an apparition or an orb. He also is said to turn lights on and off. Also, the Altman Hall is said to be haunted by namesake Clara Altman, who is said to act as ...


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    Kearney Area Children's Museum

    Kearney, Nebraska

    26.2 miles from Wood River, NE

    At the Kearney Area Children's Museum, the basement is rumored to be haunted. Said to be full of "strange equipment" with unusual stains all over the walls, some witnesses say the temperature dropped suddenly, their hair stood on end and they got a very uneasy feeling.


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    Witch's Grave

    Aurora, Nebraska

    31.6 miles from Wood River, NE

    The ancient, isolated grave in the Aurora city cemetery, the "witch’s grave," has a mossy tombstone and a protruding marker, said to be a warning to deter others from witchcraft. So the story goes, the "witch" was eccentric, which was enough for the townsfolk to label her a witch and ...


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    Haunted Bridge

    Wood River, Nebraska

    34.4 miles from Wood River, NE

    The 1885 story of the haunted bridge begins with Tom Jones and his widowed sister Elizabeth Taylor, who were fighting with their neighbors over their cattle getting into their neighbors' crops. Tom and Elizabeth felt unsafe over the turmoil and bought a shotgun. Soon after, some men were cutting trees ...


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    Jenners Park

    Loup City, Nebraska

    36.5 miles from Wood River, NE

    Witnesses at Jenners Park, a former zoo with its old cages still intact, say the sound of disembodied childlike laughter can be heard here at night.


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    Broken Bow Library

    Broken Bow, Nebraska

    67.3 miles from Wood River, NE

    Staff have reported voices in heated arguments in the southeastern corner of the building near closing time. Also heard have been the voices of children laughing and playing accompanied by cold chills.


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    Arrow Historic Hotel and Pub

    Broken Bow, Nebraska

    67.4 miles from Wood River, NE

    There have been many strange reports of paranormal activity in the hotel, which is still in operation. Staff have reportedly seen a grey-haired walking around the building after closing hours, but upon investigating have found no one there, as well as a ghostly man sitting in the cigar room. The ...


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    Gilbert Cemetery

    Friend, Nebraska

    74.8 miles from Wood River, NE

    The Gilberts, an 1890s pioneer family, are said to haunt this cemetery. Folks have reported that tombstones may move and unexplained noises can be heard on the site.


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    Platte Center Creek

    Platte Center, Nebraska

    75.4 miles from Wood River, NE

    The hauntings here are said to be caused by three men who, in the early 1900s, were buried alive when a cave they dug into the creek bed collapsed. Apparitions of all three men are said to show up at night, digging by lantern light. After working a few minutes, ...


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    St. Patrick's Cemetery - Glowing Graveyard

    Columbus, Nebraska

    76.4 miles from Wood River, NE

    The cemetery, a.k.a. the Glowing Graveyard, is the center of several local ghost stories. For one, the headstones, as you may guess, are said to glow at night by the light of a full moon. Skeptics say this is because of the reflective limestone in the headstones. Another local legend ...


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    Columbus Hy-Vee

    Columbus, Nebraska

    77.2 miles from Wood River, NE

    The ghost that haunts the Columbus Hy-Vee is nicknamed Scooter. He is said to make screeching sounds near the produce and dairy sections and has appeared to employees at around 2 a.m.


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    TrailBlazers - Old Montgomery Ward Building

    Fairbury, Nebraska

    88.4 miles from Wood River, NE

    Formerly TrailBlazers restaurant and before that a Montgomery Ward department store, this office building is believed to be haunted due to reports that objects move about on their own here.


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    Clarkson Historical Opera House

    Clarkson, Nebraska

    98.9 miles from Wood River, NE

    Local residents and employees have reported hearing ghostly laughter and seeing apparitions in period clothing wandering around the building. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Brown Grand Theatre

    Concordia, Kansas

    99.5 miles from Wood River, NE

    At this theater and opera house you may see more than just a show. Locals say a ghost haunts this theater, and is especially active during the opening season.


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    Bega Cemetery

    Stanton, Nebraska

    111.8 miles from Wood River, NE


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