What Are Some Haunted Places in Utah?


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The haunted places in Utah include the Ben Lomond Hotel, Southern Utah University, Rio Grande Depot, Fort Douglas, Devereaux Mansion, Capitol Theater, Shilo Inn and Salt Lake City Cemetery. As of 2013, paranormal activity has been reported across the entire state of Utah; however, sightings and hauntings occur frequently throughout Salt Lake City.

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The Rio Grande Train Depot is known for an apparition or spirit called The Purple Lady. The haunting tells the story of a woman who was struck by a train after trying to retrieve an engagement ring that was thrown on the train tracks by her fiancé.

Fort Douglas is said to be haunted by a ghost named Clem. The ghost was given the name by a boy scout after the troop stayed the night in the museum. The ghost is supposedly a soldier who died at Fort Douglas. Visitors report witnessing the apparition of a man in a Civil War Union uniform.

The Capitol Theater, in Salt Lake City, is known for a mischievous spirit believed to walk around the theater. The spirit is allegedly the ghost of a 17-year-old usher who died in a fire at the theater. The spirit has a reputation of playing tricks on visitors and workers in the theater.

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