Haunted Places in Crescent City, Florida



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    Church of the Nazarene

    Crescent City, Florida

    13.4 miles from Crescent City, FL

    There are accounts of an "old man" ghost haunting the church. He's been seen walking up and down the main aisle. Other accounts of a woman screaming in the nursery.


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    Gobbler Road Campsites

    Astor, Florida

    18.1 miles from Crescent City, FL

    There's an area of trailer homes called the "Astor Campsites" on Gobble(r) Road in Astor, Florida where a "glowing white male" is reported to have been seen walking down the road at night. Mapping this location is a bit tricky because sometimes it comes up as "Turkey Drive" and ...


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    Palm Coast High School

    Palm Coast, Florida

    18.4 miles from Crescent City, FL

    The girls' locker room at Flagler Palm Coast High School is alleged to be haunted by the ghost of "Jonathan Richie" - sometimes "relieving himself" nearby, or just coasting the entire locker room in an eerie mist. People say he was a student at the school many years ago ...


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    Bulow Plantation

    Flagler Beach, Florida

    22.1 miles from Crescent City, FL

    This 1821 plantation built by Major Charles Wilhelm Bulow is said to be haunted by a Seminole Indian curse. The plantation passed to son John Bulow, who had a good relationship with the Seminoles. In fact, John went so far as to fire cannons at Major Benjamin Putnam and the ...


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    Washington Oaks

    Palm Coast, Florida

    23 miles from Crescent City, FL

    This area has belonged both to Native Americans and Spanish settlers in its past, and the state park land here was once a plantation with ties to relatives of George Washington. Witnesses have reported some ghostly goings-on here, including strange lights near the plantation home and poltergeist shenanigans in the ...


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    Fairchild Oak Tree

    Ormond Beach, Florida

    23 miles from Crescent City, FL

    Local folklore has it that this oak tree, over 400 years old, was the site of two deaths. One was Norman Harwood, who purchased the property around 1900, and is said to have killed himself under the tree. The second was James Ormond II, who owned a plantation here. Ormond's ...


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    Fort Matanzas

    St. Augustine, Florida

    25.6 miles from Crescent City, FL

    It's not surprising that this historic fort, one of the most well-known sites in St. Augustine, is said to be haunted by the apparitions of several soldiers in French and Spanish uniforms. After all, "Matanzas" is Spanish for "slaughter," as it was named for the 245 Huguenots who were killed ...


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    Tomoka Lights / Ormond Lights

    Ormond Beach, Florida

    26.7 miles from Crescent City, FL

    Drive north on Beach St. in Ormond Beach late at night, toward Tomoka State Park, and you might run into the Tomoka Lights (also known as the Ormond Lights). These are typical "ghost lights" - balls of light that appear out of nowhere, and sometimes seem to follow cars ...


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    Heritage Baptist Church

    St. Augustine, Florida

    29.2 miles from Crescent City, FL

    Ghosts that have been reported at this church include the spirits of a former pastor and a deceased churchgoer, and a ghostly angel statue that appears and disappears in the cemetery.


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    Old DeLand Memorial Hospital

    DeLand, Florida

    30 miles from Crescent City, FL

    Built in the 1920s this structure now houses the DeLand Memorial Hospital Museum. Some locals swear they have seen ghostly faces looking out through the windows. Another apparition of a man has been spotted sitting in the gazebo on the surrounding grounds, near the Veterans Memorial Wall.


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    Hulley Tower

    DeLand, Florida

    30 miles from Crescent City, FL

    Built in 1934 as a mausoleum for Lincoln Hulley (the second president of Stetson University) and his wife Eloise. It once housed a carillon called "The Eloise Chimes," which played daily from 1915 until 2005, when the upper part of the structure was dismantled due to weather damage. ...


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    Deland Woman's Club

    DeLand, Florida

    30.1 miles from Crescent City, FL

    This circa 1906 building has been used as the local women's club since its construction over a century ago, and is supposed to have picked up a mischievous poltergeist during this time. Visitors to the building have reported cold spots, running footsteps and loud noises during the day, while ...


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    Putnam Hotel

    DeLand, Florida

    30.4 miles from Crescent City, FL

    Reports say this hotel is no longer in operation, and was sold in 2013. Two ghosts are said to reside here. According to lore, a hotel guest once killed his wife and then committed suicide on the premises. Witnesses say sadness emanates throughout the building, and a shadowy figure has ...


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    Deland Elk's Lodge

    DeLand, Florida

    30.5 miles from Crescent City, FL

    This stucco-style building has been used as a masonic lodge since 1927, and is supposedly haunted by an elderly man, believed to be associated with the building in the past. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Artisan Inn

    DeLand, Florida

    30.6 miles from Crescent City, FL

    This 1927 historic hotel is one of the most haunted in the state, but unusually, the ghosts of this inn tend to be relatively inactive apart from during the winter months. A visiting medium stated that up to thirteen ghosts inhabit the building, proving that the hotel is immensely ...


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    Phantom Car of I-4 - Orlando to Daytona Beach

    DeLand, Florida

    31.5 miles from Crescent City, FL

    There are persistent stories of a "phantom car" that drives erratically (and sometimes crashes) along the deserted highway between Orlando and Daytona Beach. No one seems to ever be more specific than that, but as a local, my best guess would be the stretch of I-4 that runs through ...


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    House Of Sea and Sun Bed and Breakfast

    St. Augustine, Florida

    32.2 miles from Crescent City, FL

    This charming bed and breakfast is said to be home to a "pleasant ghost" who protects the house. The building dates to the 1920s.


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    Daytona Playhouse

    Daytona Beach, Florida

    32.3 miles from Crescent City, FL

    Sources claim there are two spectres here - a man and a woman, who were once lovers. The man died fighting in Spain, and the woman committed suicide by throwing herself and her unborn child into the Halifax River.


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    The Villa Bed and Breakfast

    Daytona Beach, Florida

    32.5 miles from Crescent City, FL

    The wife and I decided upon staying a night while I was in the states. We are locals and both have been by this home numerous times in our lives. It is an old home built around the turn of the 20th century. During the night I ...


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    The Plaza Resort and Spa

    Daytona Beach, Florida

    32.9 miles from Crescent City, FL

    The Plaza opened originally as "The Clarendon" in 1888, but was destroyed by fire in 1909. It went back up in 1911 and was renamed to "The Plaza" many years afterward. In 2013 the hotel made a bit of a stir on the local news after security cameras picked up... ...


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    Auditorium Boulevard

    Daytona Beach, Florida

    33.1 miles from Crescent City, FL

    This area, right across from Pinewood Cemetery, is reportedly a hot-spot for ghosts who like to appear in photographs. Supposedly a murder took place on this spot in the 1970s, when there used to be houses on this block.


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    Pinewood Historic Cemetery

    Daytona Beach, Florida

    33.1 miles from Crescent City, FL

    Reportedly the oldest cemetery in Daytona Beach, Pinewood is said said to be haunted by an apparition of a woman. A headless ghost also has been reported, rumored to be that of Adler Rawlings, whose gravesite and bones were said to have been defaced by teens.


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    Whispering Fence

    Daytona Beach, Florida

    33.2 miles from Crescent City, FL

    On the Daytona Beach Ghost Walks you'll occasionally be taken past this fence late at night, and told to stand at a certain point where a tree has recently been cut down. You'll hear a strange, echoing "whisper" noise - plain as day. I'm sure it's something to ...


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    Boot Hill Saloon

    Daytona Beach, Florida

    33.2 miles from Crescent City, FL

    This famous biker bar is home to a number of spirit activity - maybe long-dead bikers who refuse to leave their favorite watering hole. The jukebox plays by itself... when unplugged. Items are hurled across the bar by unseen hands. Toilets flush and faucets turn on when ...


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    Hilton Daytona Beach

    Daytona Beach, Florida

    33.2 miles from Crescent City, FL

    Some weird experiences in room #703. Simultaneously all pillows on two beds moved 2 inches at night. Same night a lamp moved six inches toward and backwards twice, knocking water bottles off of the table. Next night, the thermostat went up to a setting of 70 when set at ...


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    Merchants Bank Building - Halifax Historical Museum

    Daytona Beach, Florida

    33.4 miles from Crescent City, FL

    The Halifax Historical Museum has been housed in the old Merchant's Bank Building since 1986. The building itself dates back to 1910. The museum displays local artifacts covering the last 7,000 years. There is alleged to be a female ghost here who has been seen and heard multiple times. ...


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    Brownie the Town Dog's Grave

    Daytona Beach, Florida

    33.4 miles from Crescent City, FL

    One day in 1940, a little brown dog pranced into a Beach Street cab company, and history was made. The cabbies built him a little dog house and "Brownie," as they called him, lived there the rest of his days. He'd sleep in the house at night, and ...


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    Hurricane Patty's

    St. Augustine, Florida

    33.5 miles from Crescent City, FL

    This restaurant was featured in Biography Channel's series, "My Ghost Story" - season 2, episode 3. The segment was entitled "Restless Restroom." Most of the activity here centers on the kitchen and bathrooms. The sounds of a crying woman are heard from the bathrooms, and the facilities ...


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    Sanksville Cemetery

    St. Augustine, Florida

    33.6 miles from Crescent City, FL

    The story of this haunted cemetery is told in "Ancient City Hauntings," by Dave Lapham - but we don't currently have any more details on the nature of the ghost(s) there. If you know anything please let us know via the comments below!


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    The House - 8 Arenta St

    St. Augustine, Florida

    33.6 miles from Crescent City, FL

    June Moore Ferrell's book "The House" was written about this place. In the book she tells of a child, a product of incest between a former owner and her son, who died here and was buried in the back yard. Witnesses have seen the apparition of a woman on the ...


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    St. Augustine National Cemetery

    St. Augustine, Florida

    33.8 miles from Crescent City, FL

    It is Florida’s oldest national military cemetery, and it dates back to 1763. In it are buried soldiers from the Second Seminole War (1835-1842), and it is said to be very haunted. A bloody massacre led to the burial of more than 1,400 soldiers in three mass graves marked by ...


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    Veterans Memorial Bridge - Orange Avenue Bridge

    Daytona Beach, Florida

    33.8 miles from Crescent City, FL

    The northeast side of the Orange Avenue Bridge (aka Veterans Memorial Bridge) is reportedly haunted by a dark-haired woman wearing a robe. Objects mysteriously get thrown about in this area.


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    St. Francis Inn

    St. Augustine, Florida

    33.8 miles from Crescent City, FL

    Lily, the ghost of a beautiful slave woman from Barbados, is said to haunt this inn along with her beloved. Lily and the nephew of former owner Major William Hardee had a secret affair, and when Hardee found out, he sent Lily away. The nephew, distraught over losing her, committed ...


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    Lilian Place

    Daytona Beach, Florida

    33.8 miles from Crescent City, FL

    This 1880's Italianate mansion has been restored to its former grandeur in recent years, and is rumoured to be haunted. Former tenants of the heritage house have reported sighting the apparition of a woman in a 1920's style dress roaming the hallways, who is known as 'Lucille'. Another spirit ...


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    Tovar House

    St. Augustine, Florida

    33.8 miles from Crescent City, FL

    One of the older houses in St. Augustine and part of most city tours. Unexplained noises and cries have been heard in this location.


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    Upham Cottage

    St. Augustine, Florida

    33.8 miles from Crescent City, FL

    The 1892 12-room Victorian cottage was originally built as Colonel John Upham's winter home. It changed to apartment buildings some time in its past, but was restored to a private residence in the 1970s. It is not open to the public. It is said to be haunted by a pretty ...


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    Gonzalez-Alvarez House

    St. Augustine, Florida

    33.9 miles from Crescent City, FL

    The “The Oldest House” is said to be haunted by a shadowy figure of a man. Objects move of their own accord, strange lights have been seen, and animals have been known to become agitated while in the building.


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    Kenwood Inn

    St. Augustine, Florida

    34 miles from Crescent City, FL

    The Kenwood Inn, in the oldest part of downtown, is said to be haunted by several ghosts, the most well known going by the name of Raymond. The most active guest rooms are 7, 9 and 10. Ghost tours of the area often stop at this historic inn.


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    Bayfront Marin House

    St. Augustine, Florida

    34 miles from Crescent City, FL

    This luxury inn is believed to have at least one ghost: Francisco Marin, the inn's namesake. He and his ghostly friends have been known to hold noisy parties in vacant rooms at the inn, disturbing the guests below. He also plays pranks, such as playing music through dead phone lines.


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    Casa Monica Hotel

    St. Augustine, Florida

    34 miles from Crescent City, FL

    This building dates back to 1887 and was originally called "The Cordova." Although staff at the hotel these days tend to downplay the ghost stories, it has been reported that many people have seen a fancily-dressed man in 1920s-era clothing strolling around the building.


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    Don Pedro Horruytiner House

    St. Augustine, Florida

    34 miles from Crescent City, FL

    Ghost sightings have been reported here as early as 1821, when the owner found two ghost women in her rose garden. She presented the pair with a bunch of flowers, and found them later near the house's entrance. Several spirits are said to live here, and there is rumored to ...


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    O. C. White's Seafood and Spirits

    St. Augustine, Florida

    34 miles from Crescent City, FL

    The restaurant is housed in renovated 1791 home, a coquina brick, 3-story structure. Locals say at least two haunts reside here, the spirit of Margaret Worth, a war widow who bought the building in the 1850s, and an unknown man. Apparitions have been seen, mysterious odors have been detected, doors ...


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    Flagler College - Ponce de Leon Hall

    St. Augustine, Florida

    34 miles from Crescent City, FL

    Supposedly the mistress of Henry Flagler haunts the fourth floor of the Ponce de Leon Hall (once the Ponce de Leon Hotel). Some believe Henry Flagler himself still haunts the building, and his face is sometimes seen towards the back of the hall.


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    Antiques and Uniques Collectibles

    St. Augustine, Florida

    34 miles from Crescent City, FL

    This antiques store has been featured on the TV show "My Ghost Story". It is said that it was originally the first jail in St Augustine, while the other was being built. Children spirits are there, as well as others. You can hear footsteps above you in the vacant area ...


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    Spanish Military Hospital

    St. Augustine, Florida

    34.1 miles from Crescent City, FL

    The Spanish Military Hospital Museum is a reconstructed military hospital, a representation of the original building that was here in the 1700s and 1800s. Witnesses have heard footsteps, detected unexplained scents, and seen apparitions in and out of the building. Doors open and close by themselves, and objects have been ...


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    Harry's Seafood Bar and Grill

    St. Augustine, Florida

    34.2 miles from Crescent City, FL

    Who's Harry? He's a horse. As the story goes, the original owners bet on Harry, who had 50-to-1 odds, and Harry won. With the money, they opened up the restaurant. It is said to be haunted by a female ghost said to be either a woman who perished in a ...


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    Scarlett O'Hara's

    St. Augustine, Florida

    34.2 miles from Crescent City, FL

    This restaurant's upstairs bar is called the Ghost Bar, named for the ghost who haunts the place. The original builder is said to have died in an upstairs bathtub, in just the spot where the Ghost Bar is now.


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    St. Augustine Lighthouse

    St. Augustine, Florida

    34.2 miles from Crescent City, FL

    A famous haunted lighthouse featured on numerous television programs, including SyFy's "Ghost Hunters".


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    Old Powder House Inn

    Saint Augustine, Florida

    34.2 miles from Crescent City, FL

    This historic bed and breakfast inn is rumoured to be haunted by a pair of ghostly girls playing with a set of antique dolls. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Casablanca Inn

    St. Augustine, Florida

    34.3 miles from Crescent City, FL

    Casablanca Inn of St Augustine, Florida presents twenty-three elegant suites and rooms in a premium bayfront location in historic St. Augustine. The lovingly restored 1914 Mediterranean revival bed and breakfast inn offers accommodations with panoramic Matanzas Bay views, whirlpools, private porches and sundecks, antique furnishings, decorative fireplaces, private entries, and ...


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