Haunted Places in Durant, Mississippi



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    City Cemetery

    Kosciusko, Mississippi

    15.6 miles from Durant, MS

    Apparently a grave which is adorned with a statue of the deceased is said to cry. And it isn't condensation either, really.


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    Chapel of the Cross

    Madison, Mississippi

    43 miles from Durant, MS

    The ghost of a woman whose fiance died before they could be wed is said to appear weeping at his grave in the cemetery.


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    Grenada Masonic Temple

    Grenada, Mississippi

    49 miles from Durant, MS

    The masonic temple was built on the site of the former historic Angevine House, and visitors to the building have reported seeing the apparition of a glaring sea captain on the upper levels of the building. Staff here have also heard voices late at night when there is no one ...


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    Fairview Inn

    Jackson, Mississippi

    55.4 miles from Durant, MS

    This 1908 historic inn is rumoured to have a ghost or two haunting one of the rooms, where guests have reported feeling temperature drops and having furniture moved around the suite at night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Old Capitol

    Jackson, Mississippi

    56.8 miles from Durant, MS

    Legend claims that the office of a man who reportedly died at his desk is haunted by his ghost. People claim to hear strange noises and the sounds of doors opening and closing coming from the office when there is no one in there.


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    Piney Grove Baptist Church

    Morton, Mississippi

    60.4 miles from Durant, MS

    The graveyard at the church is said to be haunted. People have seen numerous apparitions there.


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    Vicksburg National Military Park

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    77 miles from Durant, MS

    It is claimed that late at night you can hear gunshots and sounds of the siege that occurred here and was a key conflict in the Civil War.


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    Duff Green Mansion

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    77.5 miles from Durant, MS

    Duff Green Mansion served as a hospital during the Civil War and it still bears some of the scars despite restoration. Bloodstains are still in the original flooring and one of the ceiling beams shows where a cannonball struck the mansion before its occupants surrendered and turned it into ...


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    Lakemont

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    77.5 miles from Durant, MS

    Reportedly haunted by Mrs. Lake, the former mistress of Lakemont. Owners today claim they hear the rustle of petticoats and smell a strange perfume throughout the house.


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    Anchuca Mansion

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    77.6 miles from Durant, MS

    Named for the Choctaw word for "happy home," the mansion is haunted by "Archie" Archer, one of former owner Richard Archer's daughters. Since 1966, her apparition has been seen wearing a long brown dress in the parlor or dining room. A presence has been felt inside the slaves' quarters as ...


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    McRaven Tour Home

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    77.7 miles from Durant, MS

    "The most haunted house in Mississippi"? You be the judge. Numerous people have died in McRaven and according to legend, some of them lingered on. Dating back to the 18th century McRaven lays claim to Civil war era ghosts, and a lady who died in childbirth.


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    Baldwin House Restaurant

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    77.8 miles from Durant, MS

    There are three known spirits in this house, with probably many more yet undiscovered. The first ghost is that of 'Aunt Gertrude', who lived there in the 1920's. She can be heard walking around on the second floor, but has yet to be seen downstairs. The second is that of ...


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    Cedar Grove Inn

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    78.5 miles from Durant, MS

    This house has a cannonball lodged in the wall. I really don't care if it's haunted or not - it has a cannonball lodged in the wall. How cool is that? The result of being strafed during the Civil War, the homeowners apparently decided the cannonball was a ...


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    Ahern's Belle of the Bend's

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    78.5 miles from Durant, MS

    Named after a paddle steamer that brought a former president downstream to the township, this historic inn dates back to the mid-nineteenth century, and is rumoured to have a ghostly tales that have occurred within the walls. Reports indicate that a woman's presence has been felt in some rooms, ...


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    1902-08 Stained Glass Manor - Oak Hall

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    78.6 miles from Durant, MS

    Built in the early 1900s, the hall is said to be haunted by Fannie Vick Willis, Vicksburg philanthropist. Ghostly spheres and orbs have been photographed here, an witnesses have detected cold spots and unexplained lights. Footsteps, period music, and other sounds have been reported here as well. Fannie was known ...


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    Annabelle Bed and Breakfast

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    78.7 miles from Durant, MS

    Built in the second half of the 19th century as a private home, the luxurious Victorian-Italianate inn is said to be haunted. Reports say the spirit of a one-legged Confederate soldier is believed to reside in the Dixie Room; however, the inn has come under new management since this report, ...


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    Stucky's Bridge

    Enterprise, Mississippi

    81.1 miles from Durant, MS

    This bridge is rumored to be haunted by a man who was hanged here for committing robbery and murder. According to legend, Stuckey was a local inn-keeper who would rob and murder those who stayed at his inn. When he was finally caught and hanged, his body was ...


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    Asbury Cemetery

    Houston, Mississippi

    81.9 miles from Durant, MS

    Reported at this graveyard have been many strange phenomena, such as an intense feeling of being watched, the sound of unexplained voices, and a sudden urge to flee quickly from the site. Many car accidents are said to have happened because people were trying to flee as fast as they ...


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    Merrehope

    Meridian, Mississippi

    82.6 miles from Durant, MS

    Two separate entities reside at Merrehope after their deaths. One is called Eugenia after a former daughter of the master of the house, though she herself died long before he purchased the place. She is considered a benign and comforting spirit. The other ghost appears to occupy ...


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    Pigford Building

    Meridian, Mississippi

    83.1 miles from Durant, MS

    The 1914 building is haunted by the apparition of a woman in an old-fashioned white dress. The spirit seems to have sort of grievance against men, and has been known to throw objects around and slam doors when male employees enter the place. Her appearance is often heralded by ...


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    Grand Opera House - Riley Center

    Meridian, Mississippi

    83.2 miles from Durant, MS

    In the grand tradition of Phantom, no opera house is complete without an Opera Ghost and the Riley Center is no exception. Icy cold spots and the occasional hand felt on the shoulder when no one is around seem to be the main calling cards of this haunted hot spot. ...


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    Waverly Plantation

    West Point, Mississippi

    85.4 miles from Durant, MS

    The Waverly is haunted by the ghost of a young girl who is apparently searching for her mother and also by a man in military uniform who is prone to appearing in mirrors. Objects move of their own accord.


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    Three Legged Lady Road - Nash Road

    Columbus, Mississippi

    85.9 miles from Durant, MS

    The three-legged lady is an urban legend unique to Mississippi. There are numerous variations of exactly who the three-legged lady was, and how she came by her three legs. They generally involve the death of a lover/husband which results in her sewing her dead lover's leg onto her ...


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    Friendship Cemetery

    Columbus, Mississippi

    87 miles from Durant, MS

    In the area where the Civil War graves are the ghost of a Confederate soldier has been seen roaming between the graves.


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    Princess Theatre

    Columbus, Mississippi

    87.3 miles from Durant, MS

    The theatre has been renovated from a theatre to a cinema several times, which has caused unrest among the spirits that reside here. They include the former owner of the theatre and the ghost of a shadowy figure who likes to stand on the theatre balcony. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Lincoln House Bed and Breakfast

    Columbus, Mississippi

    87.5 miles from Durant, MS

    This house was the first residence of the Columbus mayor back when it was built in 1833. The has been restored, and is now a bed and breakfast. Guests have reported strange occurrences here, such as he apparition of a lady in a white dress and a hovering cloud that ...


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    Wisteria Mansion

    Columbus, Mississippi

    87.6 miles from Durant, MS

    The current and previous owners of the house have reported seeing a man in a white shirt rushing past the kitchen window towards the front door, however when they open the door, the man has vanished. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Temple Heights Mansion

    Columbus, Mississippi

    87.7 miles from Durant, MS

    Temple Heights Mansion was built in 1837 by General Richard T. Brownrigg and changed owners several times until retired Methodist minister named J.H. Kennebrew moved in with his wife and five children: Daisy, Laura, Jessie, Ruth and Elizabeth. It is Elizabeth who is said to haunt the house now. Her ...


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    Highland House

    Columbus, Mississippi

    87.7 miles from Durant, MS

    The early-1900s Highland House, no longer in operation as an inn, was said to be haunted by the ghost of a housekeeper who set fire to the master's previous house after he turned away her advances. Witnesses have heard voices and seen doors open and close on their own.


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    Callaway Hall - Mississippi University for Women

    Columbus, Mississippi

    87.9 miles from Durant, MS

    Reportedly haunted by a ghost named Mary.


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    Blues Hound Apartments

    Clarksdale, Mississippi

    88 miles from Durant, MS

    The historic apartment building was a former hospital, and at least two apparitions have been seen in the apartments. The first is a ghostly black cat, that has been seen jumping from an upstairs window before vanishing. The second is the apparition of a tall man, who has been seen ...


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    Rowan Oak

    Oxford, Mississippi

    90.8 miles from Durant, MS

    Even the name of William Faulkner's home is an ode to the mythic. Legend has it that Faulkner still haunts the rooms and grounds of Rowan Oak.


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    St. Anthony Hall - Delta Psi

    Durant, Mississippi

    90.9 miles from Durant, MS

    Reportedly haunted by a former frat boy.


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    Gregg Hamilton House

    Aberdeen, Mississippi

    91.5 miles from Durant, MS

    A former resident at this historic house reported seeing the apparition of an elderly African American maid in a black dress on many occasions. She was regarded as a kindly presence, and would often help those in distress. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Save-a-Lot

    Pontotoc, Mississippi

    94.6 miles from Durant, MS

    Employees claim that it is haunted.


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    Grand Gulf Military State Park

    Port Gibson, Mississippi

    100.4 miles from Durant, MS

    Reported to be haunted by a headless ghost.


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    Lyric Theatre

    Tupelo, Mississippi

    105.1 miles from Durant, MS

    Staff of the Lyric Theatre have nicknamed their ghost "Antoine'. He is a mostly benevolent entity who apparently entertains himself by moving things around and humming. Sometimes his footsteps can be heard throughout the theater. Some people believe that he is possibly the ghost of a ...


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    Cinemark Theatre

    Tupelo, Mississippi

    108 miles from Durant, MS

    The most famous ghost haunting the Theatre is a ghost named Lola who is often seen doing work-like activities.


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    Deason Home

    Ellisville, Mississippi

    108.3 miles from Durant, MS

    During the Civil War, a man who was in charge of hunting down deserters was killed on the front porch of the Deason Home and as he slowly expired his blood seeped into the wood flooring leaving a stain that could never be washed away. The floor was finally replaced, ...


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    Magnolia Hill Bed and Breakfast

    Helena-West Helena, Arkansas

    109 miles from Durant, MS

    Magnolia Hill Bed and Breakfast dates to around 1900 and was home to Confederate Captain Charles Moore Sr. Featured on TV's Extreme Ghost Hunters, witnesses and paranormalists have reported unexplained noises, voices, and other eerie phenomena.


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    The St. Joseph Crier

    St. Joseph, Louisiana

    110.9 miles from Durant, MS

    Legend has it that in 1872, the ship Iron Mountain, containing 54 passengers, simply vanished. It is speculated that river pirates stripped it and killed everyone on board. Nothing remains of the ship or any of the passengers except the ghostly disembodied screams of a woman coming from the Mississippi ...


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    Devil Worshiper Road

    Waynesboro, Mississippi

    112.5 miles from Durant, MS

    There's no one definite story or location. The entire road is haunted. All stories involve a satanic cult involving sacrifice, and other occult behaviors. Cars traveling the road at night report engines shutting off and an ominous feeling of being watched. Some instances also claim seeing shadows around the vehicle, ...


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