Top 10 Most Haunted Places in Southern Indiana

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Southern Indiana has a distinct geography from the rest of the Hoosier State, thanks to its proximity to the Ohio River. Here, the terrain becomes hilly and wooded. Tales of hearty pioneers and river barons date back to the early 1800s. At Mysterious Heartland, we have found many interesting ghost stories in this region, from […]

Top 10 Most Haunted Bars & Pubs in the Midwest

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At Mysterious Heartland, we have patronized many drinking establishments on our travels to allegedly haunted places all over the Midwest, but sometimes the pub is our destination. From the ghosts of former owners who refuse to leave, to ladies of the evening from a bygone era, many are said to contain “spirits” of a supernatural […]

Top 10 Female Phantoms in the Midwest

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At Mysterious Heartland, we have noticed that a great number of ghosts happen to be female, particularly attractive blondes who met a violent or tragic end. They are condemned to wander the earth weeping, hitchhiking, or reminding passersby of their fate for all eternity. Perhaps only Sigmund Freud could understand why this image continues to […]

Top 10 Most Haunted Places in Indiana

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Indiana’s nickname, “The Hoosier State,”  proudly proclaims it as a predominantly rural Midwestern state. The word “Hoosier” means backwoodsman or rough countryman. Early settlers of the Indiana country would yell, “Who’sh ‘ere?” in a thick accent whenever someone came knocking at their door, and the greeting eventually evolved into the word “Hoosier.” Indiana’s winding roads, […]

The Strange History of the Morse Mill Hotel

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From Chasing Shadows by Larry Wilson. The Morse Mill Hotel, or the “Blue Lady” as current owner Patrick Sheehan calls it, is located just west of St. Louis near the small town of Hillsboro, Missouri. Originally built in 1816 as a one room house, it was later expanded to its current size of 5,300 square […]

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