Missouri's hauntings reach back centuries to the Native Americans of the region who had traditions for keeping the dead from returning to this world. Today, there are dozens of haunted spots in the Show-Me State.
Lemp Mansion, St Louis
The Screaming House, Union
The Black Carriage of Overton
Even if you don’t believe in ghosts, spooky stories that give you goosebumps are always fun! Many local legends draw inspiration from historical events, and if there’s one thing St. Louis has plenty of, it’s history. There are certainly a few ghost tales from around the city, so here are
Missouri has many buildings rumored to be haunted, but there are few truly haunted hikes. In Wildwood, just west of St. Louis, is Zombie Road — or what is now called Rock Hollow Trail. It is easily one of the most haunted sites in Missouri. Lawler Ford Road was constructed
Although Avilla has a population of 100 or so residents, it is considered one of the “living ghost towns of Historic Route 66.” This rural village in Jasper County was founded in 1856, and is the fourth oldest settlement in the county. It has a rich history and a bit
It should be no surprise that one of Missouri’s most historic hotels, is actually one of its most haunted places. The Elms Hotel & Spa in Excelsior Springs boasts luxury lodging and spa services, but that’s not the only thing this hotel has to offer. The hotel has played host
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With both the church rectory and the Alexian Brothers Hospital having been razed decades ago, the home remains the last surviving landmark associated with the ghastly story. Legend tells of an ill thirteen-year-old boy
The Epperson House is a historic residence located at 5200 Cherry Street in Kansas City, now part of the University of Missouri, Kansas City. Long believed to be haunted, it has even been featured on of the Top 5 U.S. haunted houses on TV’s Unsolved Mysteries.
The building is well-known for
Missouri has its fair share of hauntings. To name only a few, Jesse James’ Farm in Kearney, Thespian Hall in Boonville and the Epperson House in Kansas City are creepy enough to keep you awake at night. But the story behind the the most haunted restaurant in Missouri is both heartbreaking and
The Independent Order of Odd Fellows is a religiously and politically independent fraternal order founded in 1819 by Thomas Wildey in Baltimore, Maryland. They constructed a number of buildings on what was originally a 240-acre farm in Liberty. Now known as the historic Odd Fellows Home District, it was established
Many of those who believe in ghosts think that spirits remain behind because the person had unfinished business left on Earth. That may be the case at the Belvoir Winery and Inn where spirits continue to linger. Over 100 years ago, the Odd Fellows secret society created a home for their members’