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  • Date Posted: May 1, 2014
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  • Address: 860 North 17th Street, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, University of Nebraska - Lincoln: City Campus, Lincoln, NE 68508, USA


860 N 17th
7th Floor
Lincoln, NE 68508-1276

The History:

Abel Hall is a co-ed residence hall on the outskirts of the UNL campus. It is named after George Abel Sr., an accomplished businessman who graduated from UNL in 1906 with a degree in civil engineering. George Abel Sr. owned Abel Construction Company, General Steel Products, First National Bank of Lincoln, and First Trust Company. He passed away in 1937.

Abel Hall was the result o a memorial fund established by the Abel family in George Abel’s honor. Abel Hall was dedicated on February 19, 1967.

The Haunting:

Shadow people have been reported as well as disembodied knocking sounds. Strange electrical disturbances.


860 N 17th St. Lincoln NE Nebraska United States

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