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Route 66 is littered with legends and tales, some of which take on a ghostly nature.  Along our travels of the historic Mother Road, we've bumped into a fair share of haunted hotels, ghosts lurking in restaurants, and few that just seem to like to take a leisurely walk down old Route 66.


If you know of a ghostly tale in one of the many historic places along Route 66, please email it and we'll be happy to feature your story on Legends of America.







Chicago's Flapper Ghost of the Roaring Twenties

Ghosts of Historic Springfield

Ghosts of the Rialto Theatre in Joliet

Haunted Cigars & Stripes in Berwyn

Haunted Inn at 835, Springfield



Off the Path Devil's Promenade & the Hornet Spook Light

Ghosts of the Bethlehem Cemetery, St. Louis

Ghosts of Greater St. Louis

Haunted Bissell Mansion in St. Louis

Haunted Springfield

Lemp Mansion - St. Louis

Tribute to the Trail of Tears - Jerome

Off the Path Union Missouri Haunting 

Wilson Creek & the Bloody Hill Ghosts


The Georgian Hotel in Santa Monica, California,

is reportedly haunted



Ghosts on Oklahoma's Route 66

Ghosts of the Tulsa Little Theatre

Haunted Belvidere Mansion in Claremore

A Haunting in Bristow

History and Haunting of the Gilcrease Museum

Skirvin Hotel in Oklahoma City



Ghostly Natatorium - Amarillo


New Mexico

The Ghosts of Albuquerque

Haunted Kimo Theatre in Albuquerque

La Fonda Hotel in Santa Fe

La Posada Hotel in Santa Fe

More Haunted Places in Santa Fe

La Llorona in Albuquerque

Haunted Luna Mansion in Los Lunas



Ghosts of the Oatman Hotel

Ghosts of the Hotel Weatherford in Flagstaff

History & Haunting of the Navajo County Courthouse

Monte Vista Hotel in Flagstaff

Museum Club's Unearthly Guests

Red Garter Bed & Bakery Haunting



Ghosts of Calico

Haunted Georgian Hotel in Santa Monica 

Haunted Rialto Theatre in South Pasadena

Suicide Bridge on Route 66





Got a great Route 66 Ghost Story, strange phenomenon or photograph? 

Please send it on!!  We'll be happy to feature you on our Mother Road Pages.  Just E-mail us.


For over all there hung a cloud of fear,
a sense of mystery the spirit daunted,
and said as plain as a whisper in the ear,
"The place is haunted."

      --  Thomas Hood



If you love ghost stories, you can read lots more

on our Ghostly Legends page.

Lemp Mansion 1892

The Lemp Mansion in St. Louis, Missouri is reportedly one of the

 most haunted places in America.


Amarillo Texas Natatorium

The Amarillo Natatorium still hosts guest bands today, as

well as a few unearthly visitors from the Big Band era,

  November, 2005, Kathy Weiser

This image available for photographic prints HERE!




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