St. Mary's Springs High School

Location:  Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin

Correction:  Several ghost web sites erroneously refer to it as a seminary.


The Reputed History:  

A nun delivered a stillborn baby in the elevator, then killed herself with her crucifix.


The Investigation: 

St. Mary's Springs High School is a private Catholic, coeducational, college preparatory high school owned by the Archdiocese of Milwaukee.  It was founded by the Sisters of St. Agnes in 1909.

The first building built on the site, Boyle Hall, was constructed in 1901 and still stands.  It was used as a sanitarium, along with St. Agnes Hall until 1909 when it was converted into a boarding school for girls. The school, though run by the Sisters of St. Agnes, became affiliated with Catholic University of America in 1915 and then became known as St. Mary's Springs Academy.  The main building, now known as the Administration Building was constructed in 1928.  In 1939, St. Mary's Springs Academy revised its mission and opened its doors to young men.  In 1956 boarding facilities were discontinued.  In 1970 the school became jointly sponsored by the Archdiocese of Milwaukee as well as the Congregation of St. Agnes.  In the same year the school's name was changed to St. Mary's Springs High School.  Sponsorship of the school by the Congregation of St. Agnes ended in 1985, but nuns continue to teach in the school today.

We have been unable to verify the story about the nun and the baby.

The Reputed Phenomena:  

At night the ghostly sounds of a baby crying can be heard throughout the building.


The Investigation:  


Designed by Terry Fisk
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Revised: September 28, 2004