The most mysterious of the four haunted places, Watt’s Antiques is a barely open antique store on the corner of Muscatine Avenue and Dearborn Street in Iowa City. There have been reports of footsteps, voices, apparitions, and patches of paranormal feelings such as cold spots. Members of the ghost hunting community continue to explore this venue, as it is rather untouched.
Arguably the most well known haunted place in Iowa City, the Black Angel at Oakland Cemetery has haunted the area since 1912. The statue serves as a memorial for Nicholas and Teresa Feldevert, but it also has an eerie tale surrounding it. Teresa Feldevert, an immigrant from what is now Czechia, built the statue for her late husband, Nicholas Feldevert, whose ashes are in the bottom of the statue. Wh...
Yet another University of Iowa residence hall, Slater Hall houses 499 coed students, is air conditioned, and located in a convenient distance to the field house. But rumor has it there is a 500th student living in Slater Hall. It is said to be haunted by a student who jumped out of a window off of the ninth floor and killed himself. He has been spotted walking the halls with an ax, although some say t...
Built in 1913, Currier Hall is said to be haunted by the ghosts of three girls who killed themselves in the E300 wing. Legend has it that the three girls all fell in love with the same man, and killed themselves in heart-broken anguish. There have been reports of loud footsteps and cries coming from the halls.