Haunted Places in Bowdon, Georgia



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    Rock Building

    Bremen, Georgia

    14.3 miles from Bowdon, GA

    This clubhouse for the local tennis courts is believed to be haunted. Staff and members claim to have seen the apparition of a young man wandering the building after hours, who is believed to have drowned in the city swimming pool. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Camp Cottaquilla

    Anniston, Alabama

    30.8 miles from Bowdon, GA

    This haunted story falls firmly into the category of "urban legend". No doubt a bunch of girl scouts sitting around camp invented this one, because it doesn't even make the slightest bit of sense. The legend is this: every year during the week of Halloween a one-armed girl ...


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    Bonnie Castle

    Grantville, Georgia

    31.9 miles from Bowdon, GA

    Bonnie Castle, now reported to be closed, was once a bed-and-breakfast inn. Ghosts reported here include a woman named Mary who dislikes electricity, a spectral cat, and a man who is said to be the original owner. Strange sounds have been reported coming from the building at all hours of ...


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    Fort McClellan

    Anniston, Alabama

    32.8 miles from Bowdon, GA

    Supposed to be haunted. Your guess is as good as ours as to how or the particulars as we have not been able to uncover much, or any, info, however we will keep looking. If you find any actual documentation on this haunting, let us know.


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    Dump Road - Old Chief Ladiga Trail

    Jacksonville, Alabama

    33.1 miles from Bowdon, GA

    Many people claim to have seen many different ghostly things, primarily people in old-fashioned clothes walking the road, a possible former slave being hanged from atop an embankment. It is rumored that somewhere along the road is the site of a former slave quarter, from which horrible screams can ...


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    Parker Memorial Baptist Church

    Anniston, Alabama

    34 miles from Bowdon, GA

    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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    Stringfellow Memorial Hospital

    Anniston, Alabama

    34 miles from Bowdon, GA

    Reportedly haunted by a ghostly organ player who plays the chapel organ in the wee hours of the morning.


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    The Victoria Inn

    Anniston, Alabama

    34.2 miles from Bowdon, GA


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    McFall Road Tunnel

    Jacksonville, Alabama

    37.6 miles from Bowdon, GA

    A narrow tunnel on McFall Road in Jacksonville Alabama where you can park your car and turn the headlights off. It is rumored that there are black figures that fade in and out of the shadows as your eyes adjust. (Submitted by Braden B.)


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    Gravity Hill

    Munford, Alabama

    40.4 miles from Bowdon, GA

    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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    Bethlehem United Methodist Church

    Munford, Alabama

    40.7 miles from Bowdon, GA

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


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    Cemetery Mountain

    Talladega, Alabama

    42.6 miles from Bowdon, GA

    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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    Six Flags Over Georgia

    Austell, Georgia

    43.5 miles from Bowdon, GA

    There are many ghost stories surrounding Six Flags Over Georgia. Some say a blonde girl about 9 years old was hit and killed by a car in the 1970s, and she may appear and ask guests for help, only to disappear shortly thereafter. And at the Crystal Pistol Music Hall, ...


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    Hanging Grounds in Senoia

    Senoia, Georgia

    45.4 miles from Bowdon, GA

    This site, off of Padgett Road, near Starr's Mill, once belonged to Old Man Padgett. Stories say that long ago, as an execution was taking place, the man broke loose and hanged Old Man Padgett from the railroad bridge nearby. Although the tracks are no longer used, phantom trains have ...


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    Johnny Mitchell's Smokehouse

    Euharlee, Georgia

    45.8 miles from Bowdon, GA

    Set in the 1800's settlement of Euharlee, this local smokehouse and barbecue restaurant is rumoured to be haunted by a male settler, who crosses the road at night from a nearby cemetery. He has been seen by staff and diners on several occasions. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Holliday-Dorsey-Fife House

    Fayetteville, Georgia

    46.4 miles from Bowdon, GA

    The ghost who calls this place home is believed to be John Manson Dorsey, a.k.a. “Manse” or “Manny,” flag bearer for the first company that left Fayette County during the Civil War.


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    Hardin Bridge

    Kingston, Georgia

    48.8 miles from Bowdon, GA

    The old Hardin Bridge is still there, though a new one was built around 2010-2011 crossing the Etowah River just next to it. It is said that a couple accidentally drove off the old bridge many decades ago, and their spirits still haunt the area. Voices and screams ...


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    Kennesaw House

    Marietta, Georgia

    49.5 miles from Bowdon, GA

    Originally built in the 1840s as a cotton warehouse, the place was a makeshift hospital and morgue during the war. Many TV shows have featured this site, where visitors who descended to the basement in the elevator saw an active wartime hospital room. Another ghost reported to reside here is ...


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    Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

    Kennesaw, Georgia

    49.5 miles from Bowdon, GA

    The Battle of Kennesaw Mountain, fought June 18 to July 2, 1864, is the source of the battlefield's hauntings. Ghostly soldiers walk the grounds; gunshots and cannons are heard. Also reported here are ghost deer who run at the witness and then disappear when they get close. The smell of ...


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    Coat's Bend Plantation House

    Gadsden, Alabama

    49.5 miles from Bowdon, GA

    This historic mansion is haunted by a former slave at the plantation house. Residents claim to have seen her standing in the courtyard of the mansion, staring up at them. A male resident was apparently attacked by a flying ghostly light that materialised in the private cemetery adjacent ...


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    Coosa River Sea Serpent

    Gadsden, Alabama

    51.1 miles from Bowdon, GA

    The Coosa River is a hotspot for sea serpent sightings and reports of something odd inhabiting the river have been made for over a hundred years.


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    Crestwood Cemetery

    Gadsden, Alabama

    51.6 miles from Bowdon, GA

    Rumored to be located on a former slave plantation, people claim that it is haunted by slaves who died there. The specific claim that is most often repeated is that of a hanged slave that appears in the trees.


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    Warren House

    Jonesboro, Georgia

    51.8 miles from Bowdon, GA

    The plaster has been stripped down in certain sections of this house to reveal the signatures of men who convalesced here during the Civil War when the house was used as a hospital. People believe that the ghost of a soldier still remains inside the Warren House and claim that ...


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    Berry College

    Rome, Georgia

    52.1 miles from Bowdon, GA

    The hauntings at Berry College have earned it the nickname Scary Berry. The ghost of a female student is supposed to haunt Ford Hall. She hanged herself upon receiving news that her boyfriend was killed in World War II. Blackstone Hall has several ghosts, the most well known perhaps being ...


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    New American Shakespeare Tavern

    Atlanta, Georgia

    52.4 miles from Bowdon, GA

    The Shakespeare Tavern is said to be visited by spirits. Witnesses have reported disembodied voices, shadow figures and strange lights. Apparitions seen here include a young boy in an 1800s blue velvet suit, an old man in period clothing, and a woman who moves items around in the women’s dressing ...


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    Rhodes Hall

    Atlanta, Georgia

    52.8 miles from Bowdon, GA

    Rhodes Hall, built in 1904 by founder of Rhodes Furniture Amos Rhodes, is rumored to be haunted by Mrs. Rhodes, who passed away in the home. Ghostly children have been seen and heard laughing here as well. But the scariest ghost here is the Shadow Man, said to reside in ...


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    The Masquerade

    Atlanta, Georgia

    53.6 miles from Bowdon, GA

    This night club is said to be visited by the spirits who died in fire and tuberculosis outbreaks long ago, both of which killed several members of the building's former staff. Apparitions have been seen and unexplained footsteps have been reported.


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    Lucy's Afterlife Night Club

    Gadsden, Alabama

    54.1 miles from Bowdon, GA

    This night club housed in a 1903 historic building has a ghost named (you guessed it) Lucy. She is occasionally seen by staff and patrons wandering through the building, and is believed to be responsible for a variety of other paranormal activity reported. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Barnsley Gardens Resort

    Adairsville, Georgia

    54.9 miles from Bowdon, GA

    Built by Godfrey Barnsley in 1844, the ruins of the mansion are said to be haunted by Godfrey himself, his wife Julia, and a Confederate soldier who may be Colonel Robert Earle, killed on these grounds during the Civil War.


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    Pope-Walton House

    Atlanta, Georgia

    55 miles from Bowdon, GA

    Although the site, once the Pope-Walton House and then Anthony's Fine Dining, is reported no longer to be in operation, it was rumored to be haunted by Annie Barnett, who was married here in 1882. The sound of ghostly children singing also has been reported.


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    Sturdivant Mansion

    Jacksons' Gap, Alabama

    55.5 miles from Bowdon, GA

    Nothing but a few walls remain of Sturdivant mansion except rumors of the ghosts that resided there. The ruin in the woods is reportedly haunted, though reports as to the exact nature of the haunting differ. There is a legend that a madman once slaughtered every person inside ...


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    Lovelady Bridge

    Camp Hill, Alabama

    55.8 miles from Bowdon, GA

    Reportedly the site of a suicide or car accident in which a pregnant woman died. Apparently you can hear her crying at night on the bridge. (Photo courtesy of Steve Osborne)


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    Haunted Bridge

    Gadsden, Alabama

    56 miles from Bowdon, GA

    Alabama has a lot of haunted bridges. A LOT. And when you are a state who apparently decides a bridge needs to be replaced with a new one, and then moves the old one to a brand new location you can kind of understand how lots of bridge wrecks and ...


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    Mount Pisgah Cemetery

    Gadsden, Alabama

    56.5 miles from Bowdon, GA

    You may see orbs and streaks of light from the active spirits at this cemetery across from Mount Pisgah Church.


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    Dwight Mill Village

    Gadsden, Alabama

    56.6 miles from Bowdon, GA

    Dwight Mill Village is a housing development built by the Dwight Manufacturing Company to house workers for its cotton mill. An historical marker with a bronze bell mounted atop it is located at the intersection of Marston Avenue and Coolidge Circle. Numerous houses in this historical district have been ...


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    Hinds Road

    Gadsden, Alabama

    56.9 miles from Bowdon, GA

    Ah no backwoods town is complete without the story of the Witch in the Woods who sold her soul to the devil, lived in a shack (because if you sold your soul to the devil, all you'd want out of it was a shack in the middle of some hillbilly ...


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    Hot Dog Heaven

    Woodstock, Georgia

    57.4 miles from Bowdon, GA

    The prankish ghost at this Hot Dog Heaven location is blamed for turning off the hot dog cooker and hurling buns out of locked bins in the middle of the lunch rush.


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    Mountain View Hospital

    Gadsden, Alabama

    57.4 miles from Bowdon, GA

    Strange noises and shadowy masses have been reported by numerous visitors to the hospital.


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    CEPA Building

    Pell City, Alabama

    60.1 miles from Bowdon, GA

    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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    Double Hill Road

    Opelika, Alabama

    60.3 miles from Bowdon, GA

    Reportedly haunted by a ghostly horse drawn carriage.


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    Public House

    Roswell, Georgia

    60.9 miles from Bowdon, GA

    The Public House, known as Peasant Restaurant in the 1970s, was originally a commissary for the Roswell Mill constructed in 1854. The building housed the Dunwoody Shoe Shop in 1920 and a funeral home upstairs. It was a Union hospital during the Civil War, and as legend goes, is the ...


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    Salem-Shotwell Covered Bridge

    Opelika, Alabama

    61.1 miles from Bowdon, GA

    The original bridge was the site of a tragedy when a woman and her two children were crossing it in a car and the bridge collapsed. All three were killed. Urban legend has it that if you put candy on the bridge's edge at night, by the light of your ...


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    The McDonough Square

    McDonough, Georgia

    64.1 miles from Bowdon, GA

    A train wreck in 1900 is said to be the source of the haunts here. Several of the injured were brought here for medical treatment, and some died. Locals have seen apparitions in the old nearby buildings and the sounds of phantom trains have been heard.


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    Village Inn Bed and Breakfast

    Stone Mountain, Georgia

    64.9 miles from Bowdon, GA

    Once used as a Civil War hospital, the 1830s hotel is the site of many strange events. Folks have witnessed apparitions, including that of an African-American man singing and/or whistling, and heard the unexplained sounds of footsteps, slamming doors and Morse code.


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    Sycamore Grill Building

    Stone Mountain, Georgia

    64.9 miles from Bowdon, GA

    The Sycamore Grill building, now empty, is a former Civil War hospital said to be haunted by its past patients. Witnesses have reported shadowy figures and apparitions in the dining area and heard strange shuffling sounds.


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    Gravity Hill

    Sylacauga, Alabama

    65.2 miles from Bowdon, GA

    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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    Gallant Children's Cemetery

    Gallant, Alabama

    65.2 miles from Bowdon, GA

    Visitors here may see ghostly children coming out to play.


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    Flatwoods

    Steele, Alabama

    65.3 miles from Bowdon, GA

    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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    Old Train Depot

    Auburn, Alabama

    65.4 miles from Bowdon, GA

    Many ghost websites make this ludicrous claim about the Train Depot: "It is said that if you go in there, no matter where you go, you always come back to the spot where you came in. " What does that even mean? How is that evidence of a ...


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    Spring Villa

    Opelika, Alabama

    65.8 miles from Bowdon, GA

    Allegedly haunted by a former master of the house and slave owner who was killed by one of his slaves. Although this origin story is unlikely since the purported master died after slavery was abolished and also apparently of natural causes, many people are convinced the house is haunted, ...


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