5 Haunting Ghost Legends of Indiana That Will Make Your Skin Crawl

Who doesn’t love the idea of sitting around a campfire and enjoying a good scary story? In the state of Indiana, we have some pretty creepy ghost legends. Here are five especially creepy stories and videos which tell you a lot more about each one of them! Enjoy!

1.) 100 Step Cemetery

The legend differs depending on who you ask or where you read it. But, basically the story goes that you should be able to go up and down these steps and count 100 both ways. If you don’t, you are going to die soon. Some people believe that when you get to the top the original caretaker of the grounds will show you your death. Some people also believe that if you try to go up the hill without using the stairs, a phantom hand will push you down the hill! Spooky!

2.) Edna Collins Bridge

Legend has it a girl drowned near this bridge in the 1920’s. Supposedly someone was also hung on the bridge. There have been many people who have claimed to be grabbed and pushed when on or near this bridge. It is a pretty creepy place to go at night!

3.) The Haunted Bridge of Avon, Indiana

Legend has it that while you go fishing near this bridge, you can hear screams and knocking from inside of the pillars of this bridge. Legend also has it a woman was walking along the bridge to her doctor’s house with her sick baby one night when her foot got stuck in the track. She managed to get her foot out, but had no choice but to jump off the bridge into the water. The women is believed to have survived while her baby did not. Some people believe you can hear her screaming for her baby at the bottom of the bridge at night.

4.) Culbertson Mansion

You can find Culbertson Mansion in New Albany, Indiana. This mansion is legend to have a horrifying and gruesome history. In the 1800’s the mansion was struck my lightning and everyone inside was burned to death in a fire. Some say you can still hear the screams of the individuals inside burning in the fire.

In 1933, the mansion was sold to Dr. Webb and his family. Just a year later, the entire family was found dead. Having died a horrible and torturous death. It was discovered the doctor had missing patients hidden in his basements where be performed horrid experiences on them. Today, the mansion is a haunted house. Creepy!

5.) Dogface Bridge – San Pierre, Indiana

There are a few different versions of what actually happened at this bridge. But, legend has it a couple was driving over the bridge heading towards their honeymoon destination in the 1950’s when a dog ran out causing them to swerve off the road. Legend has it that if you walk down the path you will see the body of the woman with the dog’s head on top (as the dog’s head and woman’s body were never found after the accident).

If you ever see the her body with the dog’s head you need to RUN. Legend also has it that if she catches you, she will kill you and eat you. Claims have been made that bodies have been found on the bridge and you can hear strange animals sounds too. So, creepy!

Which one of these legends do you think is the creepiest? Have you ever been to any of these places of have plans to go? Maybe you know of another ghost legend of Indiana you want to share with everyone?