Haunted Places in Bessemer, Alabama



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    Lilly Lane

    Hueytown, Alabama

    6.7 miles from Bessemer, AL

    The ghost of an old man apparently wanders the streets at night. Reported by numerous residents who claim to have seen him.


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    Bayview Bridge

    Mulga, Alabama

    10.4 miles from Bessemer, AL

    There are many different versions of the haunting of this bridge, from a woman alone, to a woman and a baby to a car crash...etc. Guess you will just have to visit and see for yourself.


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    Village Falls Cemetery

    Mulga, Alabama

    10.5 miles from Bessemer, AL

    Ghostly figures, spooky feelings. The usual haunted cemetery fare can be found here.


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    Hotel Highland - Pickwick Hotel

    Birmingham, Alabama

    11.4 miles from Bessemer, AL

    Formerly the Pickwick Hotel, a 1950s creation named after an even older historic spot, the Pickwick Club, the Hotel Highland may have a ghost that comes from its historic past when it was a medical building. Witnesses say a ghostly nurse haunts the hotel.


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    Redmont Hotel

    Birmingham, Alabama

    11.8 miles from Bessemer, AL

    The ghost of a woman in white who passed away in the hotel has been seen on the ninth floor of the hotel. The ghost of a small dog is seen in the hallways of the hotel, as well as the ghost of former owner Clifford Stiles. The most famous ...


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    The Tutwiler Hotel

    Birmingham, Alabama

    11.8 miles from Bessemer, AL

    A mischievous ghost is said to turn on the lights and appliances. Although legend attributes the haunting to Colonel Tutwiler, it is highly unlikely, since the current location of the Tutwiler hotel is not the same as the one that originally bore his name and therefore, it is unlikely ...


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    Linn-Henley Research Library

    Birmingham, Alabama

    11.8 miles from Bessemer, AL

    A ghostly man has been sighted as well as objects moving by themselves and reports of cold spots and eerie feelings have been reported.


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    Sloss Furnaces

    Birmingham, Alabama

    12.5 miles from Bessemer, AL

    A National Historic Landmark, Sloss furnaces is not only a testament to a burgeoning industrial age, but a ghostly witness to the untold suffering of its workers. More than 60 people died, often gruesomely, at Sloss Furnaces and legend has it that some of those workers till remain, chained forever ...


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    Bottenfield Middle School

    Adamsville, Alabama

    13.4 miles from Bessemer, AL

    Many witnesses have reported seeing the ghost of a young man who appears and quickly disappears in the section of the school that houses the band and choir rooms. A musically inclined ghost, maybe?


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    Burgundy Drive

    Adamsville, Alabama

    13.4 miles from Bessemer, AL

    The community of Indian Meadows and the adjacent community of Shady Grove are both built over the top of an American Indian Cherokee burial ground. Haunting have been reported in both houses, Burgundy Drive (the street that runs through the communities) and in the adjacent woods. Dark figures and shadows ...


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    Hodges Cemetery

    Watson, Alabama

    15.9 miles from Bessemer, AL

    You may experience many things here such as banging on the car, faces or hands in your car windows, a wolf who chases you, moving lights or red glowing eyes. Tombstones are said to move and shadowy beings have been reported, as well as strange noises and music.


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    Old Walker Chapel Cemetery

    Coalburg, Alabama

    16.1 miles from Bessemer, AL

    Visitor here have reported that something grabs their feet as if attempting to pull them down into the graves. At times, the force has pulled the shoes right off their feet.


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    Cardiff Cemetery

    Graysville, Alabama

    17.5 miles from Bessemer, AL

    Typical cemetery haunting fare including orbs and reports that your car will die if you drive there on specific dates.


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    Bass Cemetery

    Birmingham, Alabama

    20.2 miles from Bessemer, AL

    Screams are heard and a heavy presence is felt.


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    Moncrief Cemetery

    Gardendale, Alabama

    20.4 miles from Bessemer, AL

    Eerie screams have been heard and ghostly apparitions have been seen haunting the Moncrief cemetery.


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    Birmingham Racecourse

    Birmingham, Alabama

    20.8 miles from Bessemer, AL

    The racecourse was built over the top of an ancient American Indian burial ground. Staff working late hours have reported seeing shadowy figures standing out on the racecourse. Maniacal laughter and voices have been heard in the stables, and phantom hoof beats and winning has been heard on various parts ...


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    University of Montevallo

    Montevallo, Alabama

    21 miles from Bessemer, AL

    Reports tell of a spooky tunnel that runs under this entire campus once used during the Civil War, now used as a steam chassis. The Reynolds theater department was said to be used as a Civil War hospital, and rumor has it that one of the rooms was stacked with ...


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    High Hill Church

    Parrish, Alabama

    23 miles from Bessemer, AL

    This church and cemetery is believed to be haunted by locals. Locals report seeing people in the cemetery late at night. Some locals have witnessed crowds of people which resembled a revival late at night at the church even though the church has been abandoned for years. One ...


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    Old Courthouse

    Columbiana, Alabama

    25.4 miles from Bessemer, AL

    The ghost that occupies the upper floor of the apparently likes sunlight as it has a tendency to open closed blinds. People claim to hear knocking and other unexplainable noises and one person claims the ghost operated a typewriter and corrected a typing error she had made(??).


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    Pinson Cemetery

    Pinson, Alabama

    25.7 miles from Bessemer, AL

    There's legend here of a ghost who does housework! That's right, allegedly there are sightings of a ghost... sweeping. Because after an entire life of drudgery and cleaning, that's how every woman wants to spend her afterlife.


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    Little Vine Cemetery

    Bessemer, Alabama

    28.6 miles from Bessemer, AL

    Possibly among the most inane of haunted reports, people claim to see a green light in the cemetery at night.


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    Jack's Restaurant

    Parrish, Alabama

    29.7 miles from Bessemer, AL

    You may experience the presence of a Native American ghost named Mary who knocks things over, plays electrical pranks, alters the temperature, and whispers over the drive-through speakers.


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    Gamma Phi Beta House - University of Alabama

    Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    36.9 miles from Bessemer, AL

    Although this haunted spot can be found on most ghost websites, there are very few accounts to be found. Reportedly the bathroom taps turn on by themselves and doors slamming. I'd mark this one as dubious.


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    Jack Cole Road

    Hayden, Alabama

    37.4 miles from Bessemer, AL


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    Drish House

    Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    37.8 miles from Bessemer, AL

    People claim to see lights in the mansion when no one is there and there are also reports of the tower being engulfed in ghostly flames.


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    Old Public Library - Jemison Mansion

    Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    37.8 miles from Bessemer, AL

    This mansion turned library turned tourist attraction/wedding venue is said to be haunted. Visitors report cold spots, strange feelings and an eerie "presence".


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    Hay Hall

    Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    38.9 miles from Bessemer, AL

    Yet another one of those vague claims without any substantiation the "haunting of Hay Hall" usually goes something like this: One of the rooms is supposedly haunted by a girl who used to live there.... Really? Did she die there? Why's she there? Did she just love college ...


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    Easly Cemetery

    Jasper, Alabama

    39.5 miles from Bessemer, AL

    Reported sightings of paranormal activity at this cemetery include a fiery orb that floats through the air.


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    Gravity Hill

    Sylacauga, Alabama

    39.6 miles from Bessemer, AL

    One of those interesting phenomena, this Gravity Hill can be found just west of Fulton Gap Rd on Gravity Hill Lane/U.S. 280.


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    CEPA Building

    Pell City, Alabama

    40 miles from Bessemer, AL

    People in the performing arts claim to her crying of a little girl, and gets the reaction of a man who accidentally got hung when a play or any other event messes up. (Submitted by Amie)


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    Old Bryce Hospital

    Northport, Alabama

    40.8 miles from Bessemer, AL

    A former insane asylum with a reputation for treating its patients cruelly (especially black patients of which there were a disproportionate amount), this place is an obvious choice for claims of haunting. People claim to feel hot and cold spots, see items moving and hear ghostly sounds and footsteps. ...


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    Jemison Center - Old Bryce Mental Hospital

    Northport, Alabama

    40.9 miles from Bessemer, AL

    Although most ghost websites will refer to this place as Old Bryce Mental Hospital, this is not an accurate designation. There is a Bryce Mental Hospital in Alabama, but it has been located in Tuscaloosa since its inception in 1861 and the Jemison Center, as this place is accurately called, ...


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    Refuge Bridge

    Clanton, Alabama

    43 miles from Bessemer, AL

    Every bridge in Alabama is haunted. Every. Single. Bridge. This one however you'd best be careful on, because it's not your standard "scorned woman walks the bridge" story. This one contains a malevolent and evil presence prone to chasing people and vehicular violence.


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    Moundville Archaeological Park

    Moundville, Alabama

    47.7 miles from Bessemer, AL

    At these historic Native American mounds, reports say, ghostly drums may be heard at night and lights may be seen coming from one of the larger mounds that looks like a pyramid.


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    Flatwoods

    Steele, Alabama

    48.5 miles from Bessemer, AL

    The woods along here is reportedly the site where a group of freed black slaves set up a settlement following the Civil War that was burned out and destroyed by the KKK. It is said to be haunted by the men and women who died during the raid.


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    Whatley House

    Moundville, Alabama

    51.8 miles from Bessemer, AL

    Although the house no longer exists, the ground it stands on still does and the ground itself is the source of the haunting claims. Supposedly this house was built on old slave quarters and a cemetery (very busy stretch of land) and this made for some uneasy living.


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    Woodland Hospital

    Cullman, Alabama

    52.1 miles from Bessemer, AL

    Although this hospital is now closed and operates a geriatric-psych ward, employees tell tales of "Homer" a ghost who roamsthe halls. He is known to flush toilets, independently operate ice machines and brush past people leaving them with chills. Both staff and patients of this former hospital have ...


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    Highway 5 Ghost

    Lynn, Alabama

    56.4 miles from Bessemer, AL

    The ghost of a woman who died after being hit by a truck is said to haunt this stretch of road.


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    Cemetery Mountain

    Talladega, Alabama

    56.7 miles from Bessemer, AL

    If it's called Cemetery Mountain, well it just has to be haunted. You can't have a place called Cemetery Mountain and it not be haunted, that would be un-American. It's called Cemetery Mountain, and it's spooky and there are a lot of cemeteries there. So it's haunted. ...


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    Judson College

    Marion, Alabama

    57.3 miles from Bessemer, AL

    Judson College is a happening haunted hotspot. Several different ghosts, or one very mobile one appears to be haunting Judson. Some claim a specific room is haunted, some claim there are shadows and cold spots and that the ghost will touch or "mark" people in some ways. ...


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    Winston County Courthouse

    Double Springs, Alabama

    57.5 miles from Bessemer, AL

    I worked there as a jailor in the county jail there in the old part when it was on the 2nd floor. Had several experiences: a padlock moving on its own, and you can feel like there are a lot of people in the hallways late at night when ...


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    Marion Military Institute

    Marion, Alabama

    57.8 miles from Bessemer, AL

    Claims of strange noises and objects being moved cause some people to say that the MMI is haunted.


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    Bethlehem United Methodist Church

    Munford, Alabama

    57.8 miles from Bessemer, AL

    People claim to see orbs rising over the cemetery attached to the church.


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    Gallant Children's Cemetery

    Gallant, Alabama

    58 miles from Bessemer, AL

    Visitors here may see ghostly children coming out to play.


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    Gravity Hill

    Munford, Alabama

    58.1 miles from Bessemer, AL

    This gravity hill can be found on Cheaha Road. In case you aren't familiar with the phenomena of Gravity Hills these occur when an optical illusion makes it appear that your car is rolling upward on a hill, when in fact, you are rolling down. The phenomena can ...


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    William B. Bankhead National Forest

    Bessemer, Alabama

    60.9 miles from Bessemer, AL

    There are several websites out there that state something to the effect of "Aunt Johnson would hang anyone who trespassed on her property and the rope can still be seen to this day." Does no one ever stop to wonder precisely how a middle-aged woman would manage to hang a ...


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    Oakachoy Covered Bridge

    Alexander City, Alabama

    64.9 miles from Bessemer, AL

    Vandals burned the bridge down a few years ago, but it was reported that it was haunted by a slave who was hanged nearby.


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    Pickens County Courthouse

    Carrollton, Alabama

    66.5 miles from Bessemer, AL

    A ghostly face appears in the window of this courthouse in Carrollton, Alabama. Legend attributes the face to a wrongly-accused man who was either lynched by an angry mob after being dragged from the courthouse or who died after being struck by lightning at the exact moment that he leaned ...


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    Tally-Ho Restaurant

    Selma, Alabama

    66.6 miles from Bessemer, AL

    The ghost of a young woman who was murdered in the restaurant many years ago still haunts it. She makes herself known by throwing objects around and moving light fittings around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Parker Memorial Baptist Church

    Anniston, Alabama

    67.4 miles from Bessemer, AL

    In researching the Parker Memorial Baptist church, I found what is quite possibly the most hilarious entry of ghostly hauntings ever. On a "ghost website" it is proclaimed that the Parker Memorial *BAPTIST* church is haunted by, and I quote, "a nun who killed herself in the main hallway". ...


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