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Iowa's Haunted Schools, College Campuses, & Universities - Get an Education in Iowa's Scariest Schools!

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  •   Ambrose Hall Davenport, IA
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    This hall has had some eerie occurrences, including strange noises and footsteps that can be heard late at night. Flickering lights have also been seen. Some believe it is the spirit of an old priest who died quite some time ago. Read More

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    This hall's third floor is rumored to be haunted by a ghost named Gertrude who enjoys pulling fire alarms and hiding students' things, or replacing their clothing with old-fashioned versions. She is believed to be a student of the college who was hit and killed by a car while riding her bicycle on West Broadway back in 1918, right before her first term at the school would have started.... Read More

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  •   Coe College Cedar Rapids, IA
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    The ghost that haunts this college is rumored to be a student named Helen who died here of influenza in 1918. Her parents supposedly donated a grandfather clock here and it used to be in her dorm. Some believe the clock is where her spirit resides, and that she may come out at night and play the piano in the parlor or mess with the students by taking their covers off them while they're... Read More

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    Students at this college tell the story of a janitor who killed himself in the 1990s. Staff members at the sports facility have apparently seen his ghost. Read More

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    This auditorium is believed to be haunted by C.Y. Stephens himself. He has reportedly been seen in the basement tunnels or sitting in the back right corner of the 3rd balcony. Cold spots and footsteps have also been reported here and performers say when they see him, it's a sign of good luck. Read More

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    Students at this university tell of a story that included a Halloween haunted house set up inside Bartlett Hall. While working on the setup, a number of strange things occurred, including flickering lights, slamming doors and temperature changes. Because of this, the students stopped trying to set up for the haunted house and let all the ghosts do the work... and it ended up being a... Read More

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    Those that live in this dorm have reported hearing a girl choking and gagging at night. A crying woman apparition has also been seen walking down the hall. She is believed to be the spirit of a girl who hanged herself from the heating pipes in her dorm room. Read More

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    "This hall dates back to 1924 and is called Mary Fran by students. It is also rumored to be haunted by the school founder, Mary Frances Clarke. Students have reported hearing footeps in the hallways and experiencing an uneasy feeling of someone watching them. A shrouded apparition has also been seen near the chapel. The fourth floor, used for storage, is also said to be haunted by a... Read More

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    Memorial Union Hall is a tribute to the graduate soldiers who died while at war. Reports say that a strange low moan can be heard quite frequently here. Some believe it is the voice of the only woman who ever graduated from the school and then died in World War I. Read More

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  •   Farrar Schoolhouse Maxwell, IA
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    This building has been a private residence since 2008 but was once a middle school. The ghost of a young boy has been seen in the stairwell and another ghost has appeared in a photo sitting on the edge of the auditorium stage. Children's laughter and talking have been recorded here and an unseen steadying hand was reported from one witness who almost fell down the stairs. Read More

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    Rumor says that a student killed himself here and everyone who is assigned to his room dies or vanishes. Students are reportedly afraid to go into the room, and it seems the university stopped assigning it because of this. Others say the room isn't used because of safety issues, stating that it does not have access to a fire escape. Read More

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  •   Thompson Hall Dormitory Iowa Falls, IA
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    Both the dorm at this college and the cemetery across the street are rumored to be haunted. Mr. Ellsworth, the town benefactor is believed to be the ghost that lingers. He has been seen and voices and footsteps can be heard in the basement of the dorm. Read More

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    This location is said to be haunted by a few spirits, one being a young man who was distraught over a love affair and killed himself, and a young woman who did the same in the 1920s. Several others have reportedly died at the location, and people say they can see, hear and feel their spirits here. The location has been renovated and used as offices. It is unclear if the spirits remained... Read More

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