At first glance, this picturesque and friendly small town in Oklahoma appears to be just that and nothing more. But if you look below the surface you'll quickly learn that it's the most haunted town in the entire Sooner State. It has more ghost stories, urban legends, and haunted locations than any other town, city, or place in the Sooner State. It's been featured on several TV shows and documentaries throughout the years. People from all over the state, nation, and world come to tour and visit this beautiful yet truly terrifying town.


So what town are we talking about and where is it? It's Guthrie, OK. If you've never been there it's an amazing place and it's filled with all kinds of great stores, restaurants, bars, incredible houses, buildings, and lots of interesting history. It's a great place to visit and the perfect daycation or staycation destination year-round.

While most towns have one, maybe two hauntings worth mentioning, Guthrie has like five or six, and those are just the well-known ones. They have everything from haunted houses and mansions to ghost-filled taverns, saloons, cemeteries, tunnels, train tracks, and more. If you're into the paranormal Guthrie, OK. is one of the most active places to go ghost hunting and experience the supernatural up close and personal.

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If you've lived in Oklahoma for a while you've probably heard a story or two about Guthrie and its famous haunts. So what are some of the ghost stories and urban legends that are being told? One of the most popular is The Blue Belle Saloon. It's one of the most talked-about hauntings in the state. The Blue Belle Saloon was just that, a saloon and it was also a brothel back in the day.


There are tons of stories that involve murder and all kinds of other bloody tales throughout its long history.  People have reported seeing the former Madame Lizzy along with ghostly apparitions of her working girls. Some were rumored to be murdered and even buried in or near the saloon. Not just ghosts, there are all kinds of unexplained noises, voices, and cries that are heard as well. Even objects are being moved about on their own according to those who have visited.

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Another great ghost story or haunting in Guthrie is the Stone Lion Inn. This scary story has ghosts, mummies, witchcraft, and all kinds of nightmare fuel. It was originally built back in 1907 and at one time was used as a funeral home. One of the strangest stories is about a man named Elmer McCurdy who was turned into a mummy. He was put on display and people would pay to see his mummified corpse. You can actually stay at the Inn it's a bed and breakfast. They even do murder mysteries.

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What more frights? The Masonic Children's Home is yet another famous haunt in Guthrie, OK. Today it's called the Dominion House a luxury hotel and getaway. It was originally built back in 1923 and up until the mid-1970s served as a children's home. There are stories of bodies being found on the property and of a headmistress who would do terrible things to the children who were living there.


Another tale is of a maintenance man who hung himself inside. Those who have visited the location have reported hearing voices and seeing ghosts wandering the hallways and rooms throughout the building. It's beautiful both inside and out but certainly has a creepy feel to it. Most people use it for weddings, receptions, and other events. It's a happy place now but its past was dark and horrible.

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So if you're looking for a frightfully good time Guthrie, OK. is the place to go. They even have organized ghost-hunting tours you can take if you're brave enough. Whether you believe in the supernatural or not this town is a great place to visit and features tons of unique shops, eateries, history, and things to do. It really is a beautiful town, at least during the daylight hours. So if you're looking for a place to go to get into the fall spirit head to Guthrie, OK. for an unforgettable family staycation.


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