In the Presence of the Pukwudgie at The (Haunted) Palmer House Hotel

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The 1901 Palmer House Hotel is situated over the original Main Street in Sauk Centre, Minnesota. Sinclair Lewis, the first American to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1930, famously worked for a brief time at The Palmer House as a desk clerk in the summer of 1902. Main Street was essentially about one woman’s […]

Top 10 Most Haunted Museums in the Midwest

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Museums preserve the past by collecting and displaying items of historical significance for present and future generations. Often, museums are located in historic homes and buildings, and include many original artifacts from that particular location. With so many relics of the past, it is not surprising that museums are sometimes believed to include a ghost […]

Questions Surround ‘Haunted Schools’

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Earlier this month, I wrote a post for Mysterious Heartland called “Top 10 Most Haunted Schools in the Midwest.” While I’m happy this list went viral and attracted over 40,000 views in its first week, many readers took issue with several of the tales on the list, particularly #8, Churchill High School in Livonia, Michigan, […]

Top 10 Most Haunted Railroad Bridges and Crossings in the Midwest

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A ghostly lantern swaying in the moonlight. Wheels screeching across a rusted trestle. The otherworldly cries of dead engineers, brakemen, and passengers. These are just some of the things people expect to encounter when they make nighttime trips to old railroad bridges and crossings. Mysterious Heartland has found that railroad lore is popular across the […]

Top 10 Most Haunted Schools in the Midwest

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At Mysterious Heartland, we know adolescence can be a particularly hard time in a person’s life, and that most of that time is spent in school. At some Midwestern schools, however, homework, grades, and bullies aren’t the only thing students have to worry about. Some locker-lined hallways are stalked by the unseen. Which school will […]

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