In North Dakota, there are several haunted places where very strange, and even scary, things occur. Let’s take a look at 10 of these haunted places in North Dakota that will most likely leave you terrified.
1. The Children's Museum at Yunker Farm - Fargo, North Dakota
This interactive children's museum is housed in a brick farmhouse that was built in 1876. A ghost believed to be Elizabeth Yunker has been seen upstairs where children’s activities take place. A ghost of a young child who died long ago in the old well has been seen standing next to that same well. Also, the elevator sometimes works on its own.
2. St. Joseph's Hospital - Dickinson, North Dakota
Employees of St. Joseph's Hospital have reported ghostly activity from many different areas of the hospital. The elevator to the morgue has been seen working on its own. Ghostly voices are often heard in the cafeteria. The sounds of running footsteps have also been reported in the basement.
3. North Dakota State University - Fargo, North Dakota
Ceres Hall is supposedly haunted by a man who hanged himself from a heating pipe during World War II. Many people feel a strange presence around them when they're inside Minard Hall. Minard Hall was once rumored to be the location of a double murder.
4. Harvey Public Library - Harvey, North Dakota
At Harvey Public Library, witnesses have experienced flickering lights, missing objects, and strange computer glitches. The mischievous ghost causing all of this chaos is believed to be a woman named Sophie. Sophie lived on the site of the library when she was killed by her husband with a hammer in the early 1930s.
5. Fort Abraham Lincoln Custer House - Mandan, North Dakota
Because the Battle of Little Big Horn took General Custer's life in 1876, he and his wife didn't have very long to enjoy their newly-built house together. At the Custer House, several witnesses have reported hearing ghostly voices, seeing doors open and close by themselves, and lights flickering on and off. Mrs. Custer's ghost has even been seen wearing a black mourning dress.
6. Chateau De Mores - Medora, North Dakota
At Chateau De Mores, once the home of Marquis De Mores and his wife Medora, guests may see more than its original furnishings. Witnesses have reported seeing strange lights flicker on and off. Many visitors have reported feeling cold spots.
7. Old Armory - Williston, North Dakota
The Old Armory was built in 1915. Witnesses have reported seeing mannequins move around on their own. Ghostly whispers have also been heard.
8. Totten Trail Historic Inn - Saint Michael, North Dakota
This historic inn was once used as living quarters by officers and their families during the late nineteenth century. Witnesses have reported seeing ghosts follow them around inside the inn. A man and woman died at the inn prior to renovations and it's believed they are these ghosts.
9. Liberty Memorial Building - Bismarck, North Dakota
The Liberty Memorial Building is supposedly haunted by a ghost referred to as the “Stack Monster”. Witnesses have reported seeing a male ghost and hearing ghostly footsteps. Occasionally, workers will hear someone calling out their name even though nobody else is there.
10. Medora Fudge & Ice Cream Depot - Medora, North Dakota
Medora Fudge & Ice Cream Depot is believed to be haunted by a woman who only appears once a year: on her birthday.
Have you been to any of these haunted places in North Dakota? Is there a haunted place I missed? Let me know in the comments below!