11. Hawaii: Plantation Village
> Town: Waipahu
> Year built: 1918
Hawaii’s Plantation Village, the site of a former sugar cane plantation, had numerous reports of the ghost of a young girl abandoned by her mother, the girl died in a fire after her father didn’t try to rescue her, according to popular lore. Fortunately for current-day visitors, the ghost is apparently a friendly one.
12. Idaho: Shoshone Ice Caves
> Town: Lincoln County
> Year built: N/A
Visitors and those who work at the Shoshone Ice Caves say they have heard footsteps and voices there. A popular tale is that the sounds emanate from a Native American woman supposedly buried in the caves.
13. Illinois: Ashmore Estates
> Town: Ashmore
> Year built: 1857
Once known as the Coles County Poor Farm, the Ashmore Estates laterserved for decades as a psychiatric hospital. Some who have toured the building reported hearing voices speak to them, having doors locked behind them, and even more violent incidents. The Ashmore Estates is now opened to visitors interested in exploring paranormal phenomena.
14. Indiana: Willard Library
> Town: Evansville
> Year built: 1885
No one knows if the rumored visitor at the Willard Library is trying to return an overdue book, but since the 1930s people have reported seeing an apparition there. The specter is known as the “Grey Lady,” who supposedly has been sighted in the library’s basement. Police officers answering a security alarm once reported seeing two ghosts near the library window.
15. Iowa: Villisca Ax Murder House
> Town: Villisca
> Year built: 1868
As its name suggests, the Villisca Ax Murder House had some grisly events take place within its walls. Eight people were murdered in the home in 1912, and since then visitors have reported inexplicably moving objects and heard children’s voices in the home. For the daring, overnight stays are available.
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