Haunted Places in Eclectic, Alabama



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    Harper Hill Cemetery

    Dadeville, Alabama

    11.7 miles from Eclectic, AL

    This former church and cemetery site is said to be haunted. Legend has it that the church's pastor went mad one day and murdered his entire family and it is their ghosts that are said to haunt the grounds.


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    Liberty Cemetery

    Alexander City, Alabama

    11.9 miles from Eclectic, AL

    You may hear the cries of a baby who died during the Civil War, and feel an eerie presence.


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    Wetumpka Mortuary

    Wetumpka, Alabama

    12 miles from Eclectic, AL

    This historic building is no longer a mortuary, and is currently believed to be unoccupied. A poltergeist has been known to turn the lights on and off, and passer-by's have reportedly heard screams coming out of the building. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Wetumpka Chamber of Commerce

    Wetumpka, Alabama

    12 miles from Eclectic, AL

    The chambers are housed within a 1910 building, which was originally the town bank. Staff have reported hearing disembodied footsteps, ghostly voices and the sound of someone being dragged through an upstairs corridor. On the third floor, which hasn't been used for decades according to staff, furniture moves around ...


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    Oakachoy Covered Bridge

    Alexander City, Alabama

    14.8 miles from Eclectic, 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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    Tallapoosa Entertainment Center

    Montgomery, Alabama

    15.7 miles from Eclectic, AL

    This casino is said to be haunted. There are reports of machines playing by themselves (what happens if a ghost hits the jackpot we wonder?), whispering voices and some objects appear to move independently of human interaction.


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    Tuskegee Army Airfield - Sharpe Airfield

    Tuskegee, Alabama

    18 miles from Eclectic, AL

    There is no trespassing allowed on this site, as it is owned by a hunting club. Signs posted here reportedly say "Anyone found here at night will be found here in the morning." It is said that the sound of a phantom explosion can be heard as well as the ...


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    Camp Watts - Confederate Graveyard

    Notasulga, Alabama

    21 miles from Eclectic, AL

    You may see the ghostly apparitions of soldiers here or in the surrounding woods. Their voices and sounds also have been heard.


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    Sturdivant Mansion

    Jacksons' Gap, Alabama

    21.8 miles from Eclectic, AL

    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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    Lucas Tavern - Old Alabama Town

    Montgomery, Alabama

    23.5 miles from Eclectic, AL

    The ghost of owner and hostess Eliza Lucas is said to appear here. She wears Victorian clothing and is very friendly: She waves and smiles at passersby from the doorway.


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    State Capitol Building

    Montgomery, Alabama

    23.6 miles from Eclectic, AL

    A woman in Civil War era clothing is said to haunt the State Capitol Building.


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    Rocky Mount

    Prattville, Alabama

    24 miles from Eclectic, AL

    This 1891 establishment used to be a b&b; however, it is now only hired out for weddings and events. The ghost who resides here, believed to be the owner's Great-Aunt Mae. In life, Great-Aunt Mae loved music so much she would wake up in the middle of the night and ...


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    Red Lady of Huntingdon College

    Montgomery, Alabama

    24.6 miles from Eclectic, AL

    The ghost of a lonely girl, an outcast from all her peers who committed suicide is said to wander the dorms of Huntingdon College. It is also said that every year, on the night of her suicide (no exact date on offer, of course) red light emanates from the room ...


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    Lovelady Bridge

    Camp Hill, Alabama

    25.1 miles from Eclectic, AL

    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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    Maxwell Air Force Base

    Montgomery, Alabama

    26.3 miles from Eclectic, AL

    In Building 1433 an eerie presence has been felt, and lieutenants may awaken with their beds soaked in river water. Shadows move in the halls and a burnt electrical smell occurrs on the 2nd floor. Electrical phenomena have been reported as well. They say the ghosts here are Confederate soldiers ...


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    Tuskegee National Forest

    Notasulga, Alabama

    26.4 miles from Eclectic, AL

    The area is said to be haunted and cursed by devil worshippers who first used the area in the 1990s.


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    The Plantation House

    Prattville, Alabama

    27.3 miles from Eclectic, AL

    Dating back to 1832, this old home is known locally as "The Plantation House." It operated for many years as a bed and breakfast, but as of 2014 it is on the market for any interested buyers. There have long been sightings reported of the ghost of Mr ...


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    University Chapel - Auburn University

    Auburn, Alabama

    32.3 miles from Eclectic, AL

    Originally haunted by a ghost dubbed "Sydney", the spirit of a Confederate soldier who died there. Sydney reportedly manifested in the 20's when an acting troupe took over the chapel and he began bedeviling them. Overactive theater students imaginations or evidence of an actual haunting, who knows, but reportedly ...


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    Old Train Depot

    Auburn, Alabama

    32.3 miles from Eclectic, AL

    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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    Refuge Bridge

    Clanton, Alabama

    33.9 miles from Eclectic, 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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    Bear Creek Swamp

    Prattville, Alabama

    34.5 miles from Eclectic, AL

    Ghostly lights and Civil War era soldiers seem to be haunting Bear Creek Swamp.


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    Holt Cemetery

    Auburn, Alabama

    36.1 miles from Eclectic, AL

    It is said that photos taken here have turned up strange things after being developed, and those who leave tape recorders here will pick up the sound of someone singing.


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    Salem-Shotwell Covered Bridge

    Opelika, Alabama

    38 miles from Eclectic, AL

    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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    1880's Josephine Hotel

    Union Springs, Alabama

    38.7 miles from Eclectic, AL

    Although the historic hotel is no longer in service, it now is an art museum and a café. Ghostly voices and strange lights have been seen in the building after it has closed down for the night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Double Hill Road

    Opelika, Alabama

    41.5 miles from Eclectic, AL

    Reportedly haunted by a ghostly horse drawn carriage.


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    Spring Villa

    Opelika, Alabama

    42.2 miles from Eclectic, AL

    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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    Gravity Hill

    Sylacauga, Alabama

    42.5 miles from Eclectic, 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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    Old Courthouse

    Columbiana, Alabama

    50 miles from Eclectic, 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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    Cemetery Mountain

    Talladega, Alabama

    52.3 miles from Eclectic, 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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    Troy State University

    Troy, Alabama

    58 miles from Eclectic, AL

    Students pass along the tale of the ghost at Pace Hall, a female apparition, and of strange noises and objects that move and shake by themselves. At Shackelford Hall, now reported to be condemned, a ghost named Sally is said to haunt the third floor. She is said to have ...


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    University of Montevallo

    Montevallo, Alabama

    58.2 miles from Eclectic, 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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    Old Depot Museum

    Selma, Alabama

    59.2 miles from Eclectic, AL

    Formerly the city train station and an ammunitions depot, the spook haunting this museum seems to be fond of the elevator, as it has been known to move from floor to floor of its own accord. Submitted by Callum Swift


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    Gravity Hill

    Munford, Alabama

    59.3 miles from Eclectic, 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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    St. James Hotel

    Selma, Alabama

    59.4 miles from Eclectic, AL

    Built in 1837, the historic hotel was fully renovated in 1997. Frank and Jesse James were frequent, sometimes long-term, guests at the hotel. Among other spirits, the ghost of Jesse James is said to reside here, a male apparition in 1880s cowboy garb. Jesse's girlfriend Lucinda has been seen here ...


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    Tally-Ho Restaurant

    Selma, Alabama

    59.6 miles from Eclectic, 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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    Grace Hall

    Selma, Alabama

    59.6 miles from Eclectic, AL

    Grace Hall is an 1859 private home and the residence of at least five ghosts. One, the ghost of "Miz Eliza," is a 19th-century lady of the house who in life had four daughters. She is most often seen by children and younger women. She wears a white gown and ...


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    The Castle - Weaver House

    Selma, Alabama

    59.7 miles from Eclectic, AL

    This 1865 house is rumored to have been copied from a castle on the Rhine and was once owned by one of Selma's founding families. Strange things happen here, such as the faint sound of music playing at night and a light that a witness outside saw shining in the ...


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    501 Tremont Street

    Selma, Alabama

    59.8 miles from Eclectic, AL

    This privately owned home is haunted by Gerald, a ghost who moves objects in the house to suit his taste. If anything is put in a spot where it does not belong, Gerald moves it to another area. For example, the ghost doesn't like for anything to be placed on ...


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    Trotter Home

    Selma, Alabama

    59.9 miles from Eclectic, AL

    The spirit who lives here is reported to appear as a shadow in the corner of your eye. Other strange things happen here too: Doors open and lights turn on by themselves, footsteps and knocking soundes are heard, and balls of light have been seen. Also, plants are knocked down ...


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    George Baker House

    Selma, Alabama

    59.9 miles from Eclectic, AL

    Thought to be build sometime before 1861, this house was the site of a Civil War battle, during which a wounded Union soldier crept beneath the stairs and died. Reports say his blood is still visible there, and residents hear footsteps in the upstairs part of the building--even though the ...


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    Vaughan Smitherman Museum

    Selma, Alabama

    59.9 miles from Eclectic, AL

    Formerly a civil war hospital, this historic building now serves as a local historical museum. The place is allegedly haunted by a ghostly nurse forever pacing the stairs and the third floor, as well as the former town founder who is regarded as a rather serious presence. Submitted by Callum ...


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    Sturdivant Museum

    Selma, Alabama

    59.9 miles from Eclectic, AL

    Those who work there claim there are many ghostly occurrences within its walls. Rocking chairs that rock on their own, doors that are opened by an unseen hand and other unexplained phenomena have lead some to conclude that Sturdivant is haunted by its former master John Parkman.


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    Brownstone Manor

    Selma, Alabama

    60 miles from Eclectic, AL

    This grand 1890's residence is supposedly haunted by Ms Hooper, a former owner. Visitors nowadays have reported paintings being moved around, disembodied footsteps and the apparition of a woman in an old-fashioned dress. Submitted by Callum Swift


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    Bethlehem United Methodist Church

    Munford, Alabama

    60 miles from Eclectic, AL

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


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    Springer Opera House

    Columbus, Georgia

    61.9 miles from Eclectic, AL

    Springer Opera House's stage has seen the likes of Oscar Wilde, Lillie Langtrey, John Philip Sousa, Ethel Barrymore, Will Rogers, William Jennings Bryan and Franklin D. Roosevelt. But that's not all. Edwin Booth, brother of Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth, is rumored to haunt the place. Other ghosts are thought ...


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    CEPA Building

    Pell City, Alabama

    67.3 miles from Eclectic, 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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    Purifoy-Lipscomb House

    Pine Apple, Alabama

    69.9 miles from Eclectic, AL

    The house is supposedly haunted by a slave who fell into a well and died, and who is seen on the front porch of the house. Wailing sounds are heard by visitors, and locals refuse to venture there at night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Parker Memorial Baptist Church

    Anniston, Alabama

    71.8 miles from Eclectic, 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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    The Victoria Inn

    Anniston, Alabama

    72.1 miles from Eclectic, AL


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    Stringfellow Memorial Hospital

    Anniston, Alabama

    72.4 miles from Eclectic, AL

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


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