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The Definitive Guide To All Things Haunted And Creepy In Nebraska

Don’t let all that serene rolling farmland fool you – Nebraska is full of creepy and haunted places that will make the hair stand up on the back of your neck.

Between haunted houses, haunted hotels, and even a haunted prison or two, this state is positively teeming in ghosts. And of course, Nebraska may reign supreme when it comes to haunted corn mazes and hayrides. There are ghost stories and creepy facts lurking around every corner.

Let’s take a deep dive into the haunted history of this state and all the best spooky attractions in Nebraska.

5 Creepy Facts About Nebraska


  1. Nebraska has its very own Loch Ness monster. The Alkali Lake Monster is thought to dwell in Walgren Lake near Hay Springs. It’s said to be up to 100 feet long with horns and an unbearable stench. 


  1. Mystery Manor in Omaha is said to be haunted by the ghosts of Greta and William Hall. The story goes that William murdered his wife with an axe and buried her body on the property. He was then murdered by Greta’s brother, who was later also found dead with that same axe buried in his skull. 


  1. The Lincoln capitol building is rumored to be haunted by a number of spirits, including the ghost of a visitor who plummeted to his death from one of the building’s upper floors. 


  1. Faceless Fred is the moniker of a ghost that supposedly dwells at the Speakeasy restaurant in Holdrege. He is thought to be the spirit of a man whose wife caught him cheating. The legend goes that she cut off his face and threw him down a well on the property. 


  1. Hummel Park in Omaha is rumored to be the site of occult rituals, and at least one murder victim has been found in the park.