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Most Haunted Town/City in Indiana: Indianapolis

  Author:  22308  Category:(Hauntings) Created:(8/9/2004 7:48:00 PM)
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These are haunts of Indianapolis that have been reported:

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Cathedral High School (Former sight of Ladywood High School) - When the Cathedral High School campus was the campus of Ladywood, a private boarding school in Indianapolis. Ladywood was entirely run by the Sisters of Providence, a group of nuns devoted to a Catholic education. There is a building on campus, Loretto Hall, the former main building of Ladywood, classes were held on the first floor, physical education in the basement, with student dorms on the second floor, and nun dorms in the attic. It has been reported many times that at night, after what would be "lights out" for the girls that you can hear and sometimes see a sister walking down the halls in the second floor and candles burning in the attic.

Decatur Central High School -In the 1970's, a girl named Angie and her friends were recklessly riding around the school parking lot. They crashed and Angie was thrown from the car and decapitated. Strangely enough, the school's electricity would not work for several weeks after and the entire school smelled like burnt rubber. Every year, around the time of Angie's death, the electricity still goes out and burnt rubber is smelt. Some people have even reported seeing a young female ghost walking up and down the stairs crying.

Downtown -St. Joseph's Old Abandoned Catholic Church - Reports of seeing blood on witnesses 92 hands, hearing a loud bang in the middle of the sanctuary, and loud footsteps.

Edgewood River - Sounds reported of a drowning boy slashing and screaming for help.

Hanna House - it was built by Alexander Moore Hanna he helped with the Underground Railroad. One night one of the oil lamps fell in the basement where the slaves were the house caught fire and burnt all the slaves. The house was restored almost immediately. that’s why it was just recently discovered that this happened. It is said that there are cold chills doors open and close with no help and in one of the upstairs rooms smells of death. strange noises, smells and apparitions are observed here.

House of Blue Lights - This mansion on Meridian Street in Indianapolis is haunted by the young wife of the first owner. When you go by the house at night you can see blue lights flickering on and off on the grounds and in the tower window. According to legend the man couldn't stand the thought of burying his lovely young wife so had a special glass coffin built and placed in the tower. He would go visit his wife every night. The tower was lit by soft blue lights, her favorite color.

Indiana Repertory Theatre - In life, the first artistic director of the theatre used to jog around the upstairs mezzanine area when the weather was cold or rainy. He reached his untimely death when his nephew accidentally hit him with a car while jogging outside on a foggy day. To this day, when it rains outside, you can hear floor boards in the upper mezzanine creaking and groaning just as they would if someone were running.

Indianapolis Athletic Club- The spirit of a young fireman has been reported. He tries to wake up guests in the middle of the night. There was a fatal fire at the hotel in the early 90s, in which a young firefighter died.

Indianapolis City County Building - During the first years of construction on this building, a special elevator was erected to move court witnesses to different floors of the building. In the 1960's, a witness was being escorted to court in a Mafia case. He was shot in the elevator by one of the police escorts, who was really a hit man in disguise. After this happened, access to the elevator was blocked and the power cut off. Many people have reported hearing this mysterious elevator going through the floors, muffled by screams heard in the elevator shaft. Some have even claimed to see the actual ghost of the shooting victim wandering the halls of the building.

Irvington - Irvington is a town in Indiana. It was founded sometime in the 1800's. There is a church there that was once upon a time a house (it was added onto when it became a church) The church is on a circle surrounded by many little houses. The church use to be where a slave owner lived and all of his slaves and maids and such lived in the houses around him. If you walk by the church/house in the setting sun you can see a figure of a man either on the roof or somewhere on the church grounds. If you spend the night in Irvington you may experience several things. Some people, when they are sleeping, have reported waking up and feeling that someone else is in the room. Sometimes you will even see a young man. Also strange smells and sounds have been heard and feelings that you are not alone when you are.

James A Allison Mansion - Apart of Marian College campus, the Allison Mansion is an old glorious mansion. Built between 1909-1911, it was James & Sarah Allison’s summer house. After Marian College acquired it from the Allison estates it was put to good use as a college building. The attic was the sisters dorm, the students lived in the old garage and classes took place in the rest of the building or the greenhouses. From the time the mansion was used as a school to the present (as a conference building) strange occurrences have taken place. Keys missing, objects moved, the library room completely rearranged - furniture not just books. Strangest thing - the basement has an indoor pool in it. The pool is where a baby crying has been heard. A Legend is that the Allison's had a child and the baby drowned in the pool. (The baby was not the Allison's but could have been a servants.)

MagicMoments Restaurant - The top floor of the 1 Pennsylvania street, where MagicMoments now stands is said to be haunted by unknown ghosts. table setting move by themselves during the night glasses are taken from tables and set on the floor right side up. cold spots are everywhere the office side seem to give a bad vibe. it is said that illegal boxing mathces were arranged in the top floor and some fighters died and thats what causes the abnormal actions

Marian College Stokely Mansion - An apparition of a man walking a dog has been seen. An apparition of a brunette woman running out the side porch door and jumping into an awaiting carriage, people have been gently pushed off the dog walk, chills forbidding feelings also noted. Gondolas running without water under them. People having tea in the Japanese Tea House in the middle of the night. - Note: The mansion does not have a driveway at the side porch itself. Any carriage at it would have been in the formal gardens or in the swimming pool.

Paul Ruster Park Cemetery - Many years ago, a little boy was killed by the nearby train tracks. He is now buried in the foundation of his old house. Many people say that if you walk the long path through the woods to his grave, you can hear the boy playing his harmonica. Others have reported seeing a ghostly young boy walking down the road.

Post Road - its like a dead end street on 30th and post when you turn on the street your car will cut off and wont start back because their was some kids that was speeding one night and they ran into a tree and died now if you go down that street your car wont start it is a haunted street

Tuckaway House - George and Nellie Meier haunt this house that was their home.

Waterbury Neighborhood - A condominium in which an elderly lady died. One of the current residents, the son of the family, reports voices, objects moving, screams, bumps, knocks, footsteps, growls, bodiless shadows, electronics not working, candles going out, hot and cold spots, strange feelings, animals sensing something not there, strange dreams, the bed shaking, doors opening and closing, an orb once caught on digital photo, strange lights, and the strong smell of lilac. These have been reported around the house, but an overwhelming amount of the experiences have taken place in the son's former room. This room, strangely enough, is not the room she died in. She still haunts him in the house from time to time. No one else has reported any disturbance, but believe they happen

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Date: 8/9/2004 8:41:00 PM  From Authorid: 62422    wow cool, cyndi.  
Date: 8/9/2004 8:46:00 PM  From Authorid: 48812    well, that's interesting. i live about 3 hours north of Indianapolis. Maybe one of these days i'll go and visit some of these places.....sounds like fun, lol.  
Date: 8/9/2004 9:10:00 PM  From Authorid: 7574    I went to Indianapolis two weeks ago...Didn't see any of this stuff though, too bad I didn't know about it beforehand or I would have checked it out.  

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