Oklahoma’s ghostly legends are as varied as its history and culture. The state boasts hauntings by ancient Native Americans, Spanish miners, soldiers, outlaws, ranchers, performers, students, repairmen, and many more. Oklahoma’s stately mansions, theaters, and old hotels still have previous residents dwelling in a spectral form. One parallel that may be surprising is Oklahoma’s uncanny number of headless ghosts.
Haunted Oklahoma explores King Tut’s Tomb on the Arkansas, Mr. Apple’s Mausoleum and the Spooksville Triangle to name just a few. Eerie occurrences, spooky events, unsolved mysteries, and terrifying specters make for a scary journey through Oklahoma’s haunted past.
Jeff Provine grew up on his family’s Land Run farm outside of Enid. He attended the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics before becoming the fourth generation in his family to graduate from the University of Oklahoma. In 2009, he began a haunted walking tour of the University of Oklahoma’s campus. He has published several collections of central Oklahoma legends. Jeff lives in Norman with his wife, Courtney.