In late summer of 1911, a ghost dressed in white was reported to haunt the downtown area of Quincy, Illinois. Western Union messenger boys and residents in the area reported a white-robed figure “stalking” them late at night.
According to www.missourihauntedhouses.com and www.hauntedplaces.org, apparitions of a banker-type fellow, an elderly man wearing a trench coat, a young girl in a white dress and a woman wearing period clothing have been sighted in Knox County, Missouri.
Investigations conducted at the abandoned Prairie View Rest Home in NE Missouri have revealed the sounds of footsteps on the second and third floors, old-fashioned music playing and a variety of other noises.
The State Theater was designed in 1935 by Erle Stillwell, son of Hannibal, Missouri's notorious murder victim Amos Stillwell. The State Theater closed the year that Erle passed away. Years later during a renovation period, paranormal activity was observed. Does his spirit haunt the old building?
In the spring of 1890, a young man confessed to St. Louis authorities that he had murdered a fellow years previously. He was relieved to get the confession out as he said he had been haunted by the "white face" of his victim appearing to him nightly with "blood trickling" down his face.
In 1901, residents on the South Side of Hannibal, Missouri claimed that the victim of a local serial killer was haunting the area. Alice Nesenhoener poisoned her husband and children for the insurance money yet never paid the price.
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