Whether it’s a drowning victim seeking peace or scared grounds rebelling against change, ghosts and other strange happenings have been connected to bodies of water. In this article, you will encounter tales that involve lakes, rivers, and places located close to bodies of water.
Fountain Lake , Delano, Minnesota
There is a rumor that a woman drowned in Fountain Lake and that the screams of her ghost can be heard at midnight.
Moodus Lake , Moodus, Connecticut
It is said that the piano that supposedly rests at the bottom of the lake can be heard late at night.
Gardner Lake , Oakdale, Connecticut
The chapel at St. Thomas More Preparatory Boarding School is situated on Gardner Lake. It is here that people have taken pictures of a young girl who wasn’t really there. Sightings of this girl have been reported over the years , from people who had never even heard of the mysterious photos being taken of her. People claim that she stands near rooms crying and tapping on the walls , looking as if she was sent to the corner for a punishment.
Lake Powell , Utah and Arizona State Line
Before Lake Powell became a manmade lake, it was an ancient riverbed canyon that highlighted prehistoric Native American figures that were etched into the rocks. Different tribes saw the site as sacred. There are also reports that many people have died and were buried in the vicinity. After the canyon was transformed into a lake, many people have either drowned or died in unexplainable ways. This also took place during the time that the artificial lake was being created. Some say that eerie flute music, laughing and crying can be heard at the lake, but cannot be explained where the sounds are coming from.
Washington Avenue Bridge , Minneapolis, Minnesota
If you’re heading out to the University of Minnesota, then you may come across the stories that tell of the haunted Washington Ave Bridge that connects the east bank from the west bank. On both sides, parts of the university campus can be found. However, the bridge has been the site of several suicides, where people have jumped off of the bridge and landed into the Mississippi River. A number of students have met with this tragic end. In the middle of the night, if you walk through the tunnel, you may catch wind of footsteps that sound like they are following you. When you turn around, the sounds stop and you will not detect anyone. When you move again, the sounds return. Other odd occurrences have been reported to take place at the bridge.
Fife Lake , Michigan
At the Battenfield House, you will find Fife Lake, which once served as a home for a mass murderer that had poisoned several members of her family. The killer liked to frequent social events so that she could scout out her next victims. Two of the murders took place at the house set on the lake. Some witnesses claim that burning flames have also appeared near the upstairs post with no leftover evidence of a fire.