9 Disturbing Cemeteries In Indiana That Will Give You Goosebumps
Her in Indiana, we are well-known for having many haunted spots all across the state. There are also a lot of creepy cemeteries in Indiana that are rumored to be haunted! Here are nine Indiana cemeteries that are sure to give you goosebumps.
1) Crown Hill Cemetery
Did you know Crown Hill Cemetery is actually the fourth largest cemetery in the United States? You can find this cemetery in Indianapolis. It’s a fairly well known cemetery because a lot of famous individuals have been buried there.
2) Hays Cemetery or Main Street Cemetery
You can find this cemetery in Wilkinson, Indiana. It is widely known for being a place of paranormal activity. Rumor has it that people used to come to this cemetery to dig up bodies for use in satanic rituals. According to one of the many ghost stories in Indiana, there is a devil child buried here, as a plant continues to grow in the shape of a pitchfork on top of the child’s grave. It is a truly spooky place to visit, especially at night.
3) 100 Step Cemetery
You can find this cemetery in Brazil, Indiana. Rumor has it that there are 100 steps in this cemetery you can walk up. When you get to the top, the ghost of an old undertaker will show you how you will die. If you do not walk back down the steps, the ghost will push you down and you will die on the spot!
4) Batson Cemetery
You can find this cemetery in Warren, Indiana. This cemetery is known for the disappearing stepping stones. You will count 13 when you go in, but only 12 when you leave. For a period of time, people believed these stones to be 13 blank grave headstones. It has since been determined they were just stepping stones. But, where does the 13th one go? The cemetery is also rumored to be haunted by a man who wears ragged clothing and was once the caretaker of a nearby school for the blind.
5) Bennett Cemetery
Some of the headstones in this cemetery in Morristown, Indiana date as far back as the 1800’s. It is a pretty unsettling place and you can feel the history as you walk through the gravestones!
6) Mount Hope Cemetery
You can find this cemetery in Logansport, Indiana. It is one of the most haunted places in the northern portion of the state. Legend has it if you enter the cemetery, you will hear horses even though there aren’t any horses anywhere on the premises. You can also whistle while you are in the cemetery and something will whistle back to you! Spooky!
7) Little Egypt Cemetery
This cemetery is located in Bremen, Indiana. It’s right smack dab in the middle of nowhere. Legend has it you can throw a nickel on the tombstone of a baby in this cemetery and you will hear the baby cry (just look for the small graves with lots of nickels on them!)
8) Gypsy’s Cemetery (South East Grove Cemetery)
Legend has it there were a group of gypsies that were mistreated by the townspeople in this area and ended up cursing the land where the cemetery resides. You can find this cemetery in Crown Point, Indiana.
9) Justus Cemetery
You can find this cemetery in Oxford, Indiana. It is rumored to be haunted by its own ghost population. The water tower next to the cemetery is believed to be haunted by the same ghosts.
If you enjoyed this piece check out 7 More Haunted Places In Indiana That Will Give You Goosebumps for places other than just cemeteries that you can check out. Are there any cemeteries in Indiana you find to be especially creepy? Tell us your experiences in the comments!
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Creepy Places In Indiana
What are some other creepy places in Indiana?
The Whister's Estate is said to be one of the most haunted places not just in Indiana, but in all of the United States! The homeowners took in orphaned children, some of whom tragically passed away. It is said that their spirits never left the house and visitors report hearing jiggling doorknobs and other spooky occurrences. The Old Hartford City Jail is another famous Hoosier haunting. It is thought that many spirits remain in the jail, though it officially closed in 1995. Visitors report hearing screams and moans.
Are there ghost stories in Indiana?
One infamous place in Indiana is Hannah House, located in Indianapolis. The house was part of the Underground Railroad. One night, an escapee knocked over an oil lamp that ended up setting a fire that killed all the runaway slaves that were in the basement. The owner of the home buried the bodies in the basement and it is believed that their souls remain trapped there today!
What are some more cemeteries in Indiana?
We have many haunted cemeteries in the Hoosier State! Stepp Cemetery in Martinsville is said to be the nightly host to a female ghost who digs up her dead baby and cradles it lovingly before re-burying it each evening. Highland Lawn Cemetery is home to Stiffy Green, a loyal dog who so loved his owner that he remained at the man's grave day at night, surviving on scraps of food brought by townspeople. When the dog passed away, he was stuffed and buried beside the owner, and it is said that you can now hear his barks in the night!