This Haunted Mission In Oklahoma Has A Dark Past…And It’s Truly Terrifying
Of all the haunted, spooky places in the sooner state, the Sacred Heart in Konawa Oklahoma has a truly terrifying past. The mission was built in 1880 and was used as a farm, school, chapel, seminary, and boarding house. It was a flourishing mission until tragedy struck in 1901, when a fire broke out in the dining hall out and destroyed most of the facility.
There’s a sense of sadness here, a darkness that feels like a heavy veil that was never lifted after the tragedy. It’s a chilling place even without the ghost stories, but the tale of wayward spirits stuck here for eternity is certainly a dark one no matter what you believe.
Over a century later, remains of the mission still stand with two renovated structures and three cemeteries, as well as a church. The new Catholic church, just outside the mission grounds, is still in operation today. Paranormal investigators have visited the site due to its rich history, isolated location, and reports of paranormal activity. From angry Native American ghosts to demonic activity and even murders, Sacred Heart is a site to be visited with caution.
Check out this intriguing video by Native Boy Productions on YouTube for more of the disturbing backstory and spooky goings-on at the Mission:
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Sacred Heart in Konawa Oklahoma
What is the history of the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Konawa Oklahoma?
Once upon a time – a long, long time ago – what is now the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Konawa, Oklahoma was a convent and girls’ school. It dates as far back as 1876, though it was destroyed by a devastating fire in 1901 and rebuilt. Interestingly, there are still ruins of buildings past on the grounds, which most certainly doesn’t help the allegations of hauntings and spooky goings-on that are said to be afoot.
Where are some legitimately haunted cemeteries in Oklahoma?
Oklahoma is a state that’s been around for a long time. It’s got hundreds (literally HUNDREDS) of ghost towns long forgotten and scattered about, and many of those forgotten places are homes to forgotten cemeteries. How many of those do you bet are haunted? Some allegedly haunted cemeteries in Oklahoma aren’t even in ghost towns; some never ceased operations and are still open and used to this day. Among the most allegedly haunted cemeteries in Oklahoma are spooky hidden gems like the Fort Reno Cemetery, in El Reno, where many dark things are known to have happened over the years. The Enid Cemetery is supposedly so haunted that there are guided ghost tours of it from time to time, and supposedly, a witch buried at Hillside Cemetery in Skiatook in the early 1900s still enjoys making a mess of the place.
Where is the most haunted place in Oklahoma?
There are numerous haunted places in Oklahoma that call themselves the most haunted, though a few of those places really do have some spooky merit to them. Among the most notoriously haunted places in the Sooner State are places like the old Stone Lion Inn, a bed and breakfast in Guthrie that’s said to have been a funeral home long before it became an inn. Stories of the haunting there go WAY back. The same can also be said for Tulsa’s beautiful Gilcrease Museum, which frequently gets mentions toward the top of “Oklahoma’s most haunted locations” lists.