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Avard, Oklahoma: Haunted Gymnasium - Cafe (Closed)

Avard's old school gym had been turned into a restaurant, and it was haunted.

Vina Rae's Grill & Graze. On the corner of Louisiana and Santa Fe Sts. Look for the big gray gym.
Oct. 2014: Appears to be closed.

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Haunted Gymnasium - Cafe

What do ghosts and good food have in common? They can both be found inside the old school gymnasium in Avard,Ok. Vina Rae's Grill & Graze offers great homemade food. Homemade fries and onion rings that melt in your mouth. Not recommended for health nuts.

And the place is haunted! After years of unexplained sightings, noises and smells, five different paranormal teams have conducted investigations and all five having the same conclusions. Ghosts! Photos and EVP are documented, pictures on display inside the cafe. Stop in for lunch and take pictures after eating.

Nan operates the cafe by herself so calling ahead is helpful as Murphy's Law does apply. Or if planning a trip you can e-mail at

[Nan Wheatley, 02/15/2008]

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