N Willow House

Location: Douglass, Kansas, USA Built: Unknown Status: Still standing History: The N Willow House in Douglass, Kansas has had reports of paranormal activity for several decades. Windows shutter up when no one is there; the bathroom door will slam shut or fly open. On the second floor of the house, footsteps can be heard pacing, making the…

C&H Lanes

Location: Chanute, Kansas, USA Built: Unknown Operation Time: ? – Present Type: Bowling Alley Status: Open History: The C&H Lanes in Chanute, Kansas served as the home of a freak accident several years ago. One woman went bowling, and her fingers got stuck in the ball as she rolled the ball. With such momentum in her arm,…

Dejarnette Center

The Western Lunatic Asylum opened in 1825 as a hospital to treat the insane. In 1905, Dr. Joseph Dejarnette, a believer in eugenics, took over and renamed the asylum the Dejarnette Center. Dejarnette became abusive, and he tortured many of his patients. In 1996, the Dejarnette Center shut down.

Maryville Center for Medically Complex Children

The Maryville Center for Medically Complex Children was built as an asylum for drug-addicted, handicapped, insane, and foster children. Due to asbestos, the center had to be shut down and boarded up.

Jailer’s Inn

Location: Bardstown, Kentucky, USA Built: Unknown Operation Time: ? – Present Type: Bed and Breakfast, Inn Status: Open History Formerly a jail, the Jailer’s Inn is now a bed and breakfast located in Bardstown, Kentucky. Several former employees have reported hearing the sounds of crying when no one actually was, and hearing disembodied footsteps. The cause of the haunting…

Old First Baptist Church in Collinsville, Illinois

Location: Collinsville, Illinois, USA Built: Unknown Operation Time: ? – 2003 Type: Baptist Status: Burned Down History: During World War I, a German janitor was locked up in the First Baptist Church’s basement, and then the building was set ablaze, as many Americans were against any Germans in the United States because of the war. Eventually, the…

Harvey Browny Church

Location: Louisville, Kentucky, USABuilt: UnknownOperation Time: ? – PresentType: ChristianStatus: Open History: There have been several strange occurrences at the Harvey Browny Church that occur nightly. At around 5:00 PM, a presence can be felt in the largest chapel. From 7:00 PM to 9:30 Pm, the sound of footsteps, scuffing feet, and knocking on doors can…

Later River City Lighting

Location: Louisville, Kentucky, USA Built: Unknown Operation Time: ? – Present Type: Utility Status: Open History Later River City Lighting was owned by two men, one of which killed the other in the showroom. However, the accused killer was never found to be guilty. The business’ manager from 1979 to 1981 would often visit the showroom when he was…

Abandoned Ovaltine Factory

Location: Villa Park, Illinois, USA Built: Unknown Operation Time: ? – ? Manufactures: Unknown Status: Open as luxury condominiums History: The Ovaltine Factory was abandoned some time during the 20th century (most likely during the 1960s). In the late 70s and early 80s, the factory had become a popular hangout for teenagers looking to party. During…

The Insane Asylum in Dunwoody, Georgia

The insane asylum in Dunwoody, Georgia is haunted by the patients who were abused there. Paranormal activity includes a cool breeze coming through a room without windows, ghosts of dead bodies lying in the morgue trays in the basement’s morgue, feeling presences behind you,  and footsteps descending the stairs. Rumor has it that the hospital was torn down and turned into a skate park, but it is unconfirmed.

The Insane Asylum in Raytown, Missouri

The insane asylum used to have claims of disembodied footsteps, moaning, and mysterious blood on the floor. One of the ghosts believed to haunt the hospital is an elderly man. The Raytown insane asylum has since burned down.

Green Door Brothel

Location: Deadwood, South Dakota, USA Built: Unknown Operation Time: ? – ? Type: Brothel Status: Open as Wild West Museum History Now a Wild West museum, the Green Door Brothel has had reports of disembodied voices and footsteps belonging to the ghosts of prostitutes. Many of the town’s residents are glad that the ghosts stay in…