real haunted areas/places in or aroun...
grave digger

Ozark, MO

#22 Jan 24, 2010
loon wrote:
The cemetary on grace ave.(which that isn't the street but can't think of it) isn't haunted. Some of my family used to be manager of it and we would play all around there. In the old part there is a parrot barried with its owner. The Cafe 37 building is supposed to be haunted because of the big explosion that happened there years ago. Truth be anyone can think they see something about anywhere. lol I have!
that cemetary behind grace ave does have alot going on,,your family managed it they didnt live there,,and i am sure you didnt play around there at midnight,,there is something there,,ghost lights,,i think thats what they are called,,black shadow figures,,its there,,

Since: Jan 10

United States

#23 Jan 25, 2010
wondering wrote:
does anyone know of any legendary or old folklore tales about places being haunted in or around the west plains, peace valley, or willow springs area?
the old reese school building on grace aveeneau.some of my friends broke in there and scoped it out for a night and said they kept hearing voices,laughter and someone said they saw a full body apprition.
Che Kit

Ozark, MO

#24 Jan 25, 2010
BB highway in West Plains, right before the blacktop ends. o_o; just..don't take a ouija board. And don't piss off any spirits. lmao. Made that mistake.
grave digger

Ozark, MO

#25 Jan 26, 2010
Che Kit wrote:
BB highway in West Plains, right before the blacktop ends. o_o; just..don't take a ouija board. And don't piss off any spirits. lmao. Made that mistake.
you shouldnt even own a quiji board,,take it outside and burn it right now,,

Since: Sep 09

Norwood, MO

#26 Jan 29, 2010
i grew up going to the cemetary at the end of BB.
always heard it was haunted, never saw or felt anything. i wish they hadnt tore down the old church.it wasnt even in bad condition. i still go out there quite often and walk around.
grave digger

Ozark, MO

#27 Jan 29, 2010
McLovin65775 wrote:
i grew up going to the cemetary at the end of BB.
always heard it was haunted, never saw or felt anything. i wish they hadnt tore down the old church.it wasnt even in bad condition. i still go out there quite often and walk around.
it still is something out there,,go at night when its raining,,but dont ever take anything out of a place like that,,thats real bad,,take voice recorder,,walk around in that place at night when its raining,,and yell at the spirits to piss them off,,demand them to speak,,then go home and listen to your tape,,then tell us what you hear,,then and only then my freind,,will we all know your as crazy as the grave digger for walking around at night in the rain yelling at nothing,,ha haa haaa,,,you got to piss the spirit world off to witness anything,,,

Since: Sep 09

Chestnutridge, MO

#28 Jan 30, 2010
well i guess thats why nothing ever happened to me out there.. or anywhere else.. i dont go places to piss anyone off..lol
i may try the recorder thing though.
kendra

Bonnots Mill, MO

#29 Jan 30, 2010
grave digger wrote:
<quoted text>you shouldnt even own a quiji board,,take it outside and burn it right now,,
and iffen you have any tarot cards, throw them "thangs" out tooooooooo...evil, pure evil, they are.....
benjamin

Chestnutridge, MO

#30 Jan 30, 2010
be careful about this stuff but there are many stories that no one hears about because they are kept secret because of reputation of the square.People have heard old timey music around where the dance hall was. a women in white walking in the top of the opera house trying to identify her boyfriend who died in the dance hall. strange men looking out of windows at night in the tops of the builds.West Plains has a dark past.It shows some times this places is haunted but nobody talks no one. Good luck on your search.
The Undertaker

United States

#31 Jan 30, 2010
I heard that grave diggers underwear is haunted...or at least are the scariest thing you will ever come across!!!
...when he changes em once a year, I heard all kinds of scary things crawl out of there.
kountrygirl

United States

#32 Jan 30, 2010
Iv'e heard of the fire on the square,30+ locals died.True,no one says much about it.I wouldn't hang around the square at nite,especialy where west plains bank is.
Terrified

United States

#33 Feb 3, 2010
On April 13th (Friday the 13th to be excact) 1928 the West Plains Dance Explosion killed almost 40 people in a building that connected to the old West Plains Savings and Loan Bank. I was one of the workers who just completed renovating the bank for office space. Upstairs on the third floor is a place I will never step foot into again. The floor is still burnt from embers falling on it from the fire and rather than replace the flooring, the owner thought it would be cool to just sand and revarnish. So you can see all the burn marks. I was working upstairs and my tolls would move around. I would put them in a room, go work in another room for a while and when I would come back, they would be anywhere from the other end of the building to the basement. I thought I was loosing my mind until one night I was there bymyself and it was around 6:30 or so. It was dark outside. I was working in the back offices where the floor is still burnt and I started hearing this real faint music. But it was old music. jazzy, bluegrassy is how I would explain it. I could literaly feel the presence of something in the office with me. My hammer was laying on the floor by the door and I saw it start to slide down the hallway. OK, I watch Ghost Hunters and all that crap and Ive always thought how cool would that be..It's not! I started for my hammer and something grabbed me by my collar and slammed me into the backwall. The music started getting louder and I couldnt move. I was pinned by something I couldnt see. The pressure started easing off and I started to run for the door. There is a staircase that was pitch black I had to go down and as I went down, I heard voices whispering in my ear one after another. Help me..Have a good night..This is swell..Screams..Everything you could imagine. I will never step foot in that building again. I had to have a friend/co-worker bring me my tools and he has expierienced alot of the missing or moved tools I went through before my night of terror. I don't expect anyone to believe a word of this, and I wouldn't either if someone told me this story. But it's a true story I'll have nightmares about for the rest of my life.
wondering

Marshfield, MO

#34 Feb 3, 2010
I was wondering if anyone remembrs a few years back when people would talk about picking up a hitch hiker around this area and the guy would disappear or something like that.

Since: Sep 09

Ozark, MO

#35 Feb 3, 2010
nope. never heard of that around here.
wondering

Marshfield, MO

#36 Feb 3, 2010
OK- It was a looong time ago I don't even remember much myself.

Since: Sep 09

Ozark, MO

#37 Feb 3, 2010
it would be an interesting story to hear for sure.
i love hearing all of them.
X Banker

United States

#38 Feb 3, 2010
I used to work in the old WP Saving and Loan as a loan officer. The story told above does not suprise me at all. Alot of times when we were in the break room, We could hear the music described. And it felt like there was a presence of someone with you everytime you we're alone. It is probably without a doubt the most haunted place in southern Missouri. All the employees hated the upstairs and going into the back of the third floor where the burnt floor is described above is something none of us would do without having someone else with us. I hated that building. Too many people lost their lives in it.
grave digger

Ozark, MO

#39 Feb 4, 2010
X Banker wrote:
I used to work in the old WP Saving and Loan as a loan officer. The story told above does not suprise me at all. Alot of times when we were in the break room, We could hear the music described. And it felt like there was a presence of someone with you everytime you we're alone. It is probably without a doubt the most haunted place in southern Missouri. All the employees hated the upstairs and going into the back of the third floor where the burnt floor is described above is something none of us would do without having someone else with us. I hated that building. Too many people lost their lives in it.
were is this building at? everyone says on the square but nobody says what corner,,,
so be it

West Plains, MO

#40 Feb 4, 2010
The explosion and fire during a dance was written about in a song that I heard a few times but don't remember a word of it. I think most of the folks that knew all about it are probably gone. The only lady I knew of passed away a few years ago, she wanted to go that night but her family said she was too young. If I remember right, it was held over a filling station and something in that caused the disaster. It seems like there was gossip about the posibility of it being done on purpose. I wish I could remember more.. I believe it was all young people who were killed. I would love to see the burnt floor and bring my recorder to the site - but not alone..
snowman

Elkland, MO

#41 Feb 4, 2010
grave digger wrote:
<quoted text>were is this building at? everyone says on the square but nobody says what corner,,,
i would like to know too

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