The Story Behind This Ghost Town Cemetery In Nebraska Will Chill You To The Bone
Nebraska has more than its fair share of ghost towns. These towns were abandoned for a variety of reasons, but they all have one thing in common: the people who once lived out their lives there have moved on or died. Some of these towns have left no trace, and others have left behind something much creepier.
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A few buildings and ruins remain in Spring Ranch and a handful of people live nearby. But the most significant remnants are the bridge and the small Spring Ranch Cemetery. The graves pictured above are those of Tom, Elizabeth, their parents, and Elizabeth’s husband. There are several other locals buried here as well…but these graves draw more visitors than most.
Please note: I do not recommend watching the entire video above. Most of it was filmed from a moving car and by a walking camera operator who, at one point, spins the camera in circles. The video shows the bridge starting at about 22 minutes and the cemetery starting at about 26 minutes.
There are actually quite a few ghost town cemeteries in Nebraska, some of which have stories as creepy as the one in Spring Ranch. Tell us your favorite ghost town cemetery story in the comments.
As a lifelong Nebraskan, Delana loves discovering the many hidden treasures of her state. She has worked as a writer and editor since 2007. Delana's work has been featured on more than a dozen websites and in Nebraska Life Magazine.
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