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Nebraska's Confirmed Haunted Cemeteries - Ghost Sightings, Apparitions & Paranormal Phenomena Confirmed

What's scarier at night than a graveyard? One that's haunted. Across Nebraska, there are numerous cemeteries that are believed to be haunted, where spirits reportedly lurk at night, and refuse to accept their grave as a final resting place. If you're feeling brave, you might want to go on a ghost tour of a local cemetery, where an expert can tell you all about the spirits that have been known to haunt your local graveyards, as well as the haunted history of the location.
 
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  •   Prospect Hill Cemetery Omaha, NE
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    This cemetery is said to be haunted by a ghostly woman in white. The ghostly woman has stopped visitors, demanding to know the whereabouts of her children before walking back to her grave in the cemetery and disappearing. This incidence took place in 1874 and was published in the Omaha Daily Bee Newspaper. Read More

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  •   Witch's Grave Aurora, NE
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    The witch's grave is an ancient, isolated grave in Aurora City Cemetery that has a mossy tombstone and a protruding marker, said to be a warning to deter others from witchcraft. Stories say the "witch" was eccentric, which was enough to make people of the town think she was a witch and blame her for bad things that happened. Eventually, they hanged her for her crime of oddness. Other... Read More

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    This cemetery is rumored to be haunted by ghostly children who have been heard playing throughout. Stories say a school nearby collapsed in a big windstorm, pinning and killing a young girl named May Carter. Her father gave this land to be used as a cemetery and she was the first to be buried here. Her tombstone is said to have since disappeared from the graveyard, as supposedly the... Read More

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  •   Gilbert Cemetery Friend, NE
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    This cemetery is believed to be haunted by an 1890s pioneer family, The Gilberts. Witnesses have claimed to see tombstones that move on their own, and have reported unexplained sounds throughout the grounds. Read More

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  •   Ball Cemetery Springfield, NE
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    Stories say that the oldest grave marker at this cemetery goes back to 1869, and that many apparitions have been reported here over the years. One is that of a talle male who has a bad temper, wandering around after dark, sometimes attacking visitors. Another is a woman named Mary Mumford, who is buried here. Witnesses have claimed to hear her voice and laughter, and have even felt her... Read More

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  •   Oakwood Cemetery Weeping Water, NE
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    Stories surrounding this cemetery include spirits that rise from their graves and attack visitors at night. Read More

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    This cemetery is believed to be haunted by Lottie, and stories say that a curse will befall on those who visit her grave. In some stories, Lottie was murdered, was a witch, or was run over by a car. There are a number of stories surrounding her, including one that involves thieves who tried to dig her grave up to steal jewelry off her dead body, and she came to life and cursed them. The... Read More

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    This cemetery is also known as the Glowing Graveyard and has a number of ghost stories surrounding it. The headstones are said to glow at night by the light of a full moon (hence the nickname). Another legend tells of an accident that happened on the adjacent bridge, where a bus full of children overturned, killing everyone inside. If you cover your car with talcum powder and drive over... Read More

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