Haunted Places in Emerson, Arkansas



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    Cameo Trio Theatre

    Magnolia, Arkansas

    12 miles from Emerson, AR

    Theater number 3 is reportedly haunted. No real information on how it's haunted. But people say it's haunted, so that should be good enough.


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    Southern Arkansas University

    Magnolia, Arkansas

    13.5 miles from Emerson, AR

    In Bussey Hall, the ghost of a female student who hanged herself in one of the rooms in the 1950s is said to appear. And in the Horton Theater, the ghost of a student actress who was killed by a train on her way to her starring performance has been ...


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    Conway Cemetery

    Bradley, Arkansas

    28.4 miles from Emerson, AR

    Conway Cemetery Historic State Park, named after the first governor of Arkansas James S. Conway, is an 11.5-acre park that includes a half-acre family cemetery where Conway is buried. Witnesses say you can hear disembodied voices here around midnight at the full moon, perhaps stemming from a nearby tree where ...


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    Rialto Theatre Music Hall

    El Dorado, Arkansas

    31.6 miles from Emerson, AR

    The 1929 theater closed in 1980, then was restored and opened again in 1987 to show movies. It closed again in the early 2000s and now has been opened again, and presents musical performances. The historic building has its share of haunts. Employees say they've heard footsteps, seen apparitions, and ...


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    Jones Cemetery

    Camden, Arkansas

    32.8 miles from Emerson, AR

    The late-1800s house across the street from the cemetery, according to local folklore, was long ago the home of a young girl who was beaten and starved to death by her parents. **The house is private property; please respect the current owners' privacy.** The girl is said to have been ...


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    Ouachita River Factory

    Camden, Arkansas

    39.7 miles from Emerson, AR

    Little is known about the operation of this factory, but various paranormal events have been reported there. Various orbs have been reported, as well as apparitions that vanish when approached, doors opening and closing by themselves, and lights going on and off of their own accord. Voices and an old-fashioned ...


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    Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Site

    Gibsland, Louisiana

    45.7 miles from Emerson, AR

    They say that on the night of the full moon, you can hear the sounds of gunfire. Which doesn't make a whole lot of sense since Bonnie and Clyde died in the bright morning sunshine, but regardless, it's an interesting spot to visit, just a little pull out on the ...


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    Potter Road

    Doyline, Louisiana

    47.4 miles from Emerson, AR

    Although the exact location of the accident site is not known, it is reported that four teenagers died in a drunken accident on this road decades ago and every year on the anniversary of their deaths blood runs from the tree they hit.


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    Railroad Tracks

    Bossier City, Louisiana

    50.4 miles from Emerson, AR

    Supposedly the cries of a family who was killed on the tracks can be heard late at night.


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    Howard Auditorium

    Ruston, Louisiana

    50.6 miles from Emerson, AR

    Supposedly this place is haunted by a ghost and you can tell because sometimes the seats, which are spring loaded will be down, as if someone is sitting in it when there is no one there. And this is not at all due to faulty springs or mechanisms. ...


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  • Haunted Little Rock
    Linda Howell
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    Biomedical Engineering Building

    Ruston, Louisiana

    50.6 miles from Emerson, AR

    A former hospital this site is said to be haunted by the ghosts of patients who died.


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    Stow's Bar

    Ruston, Louisiana

    50.7 miles from Emerson, AR

    Although the bar is now closed, it's still open to the ghosts who are reported to haunt this former hospital site.


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    Spring Street Historical Museum

    Shreveport, Louisiana

    51.5 miles from Emerson, AR

    The Spring Street Historical Museum, housed inside the late-1800s Tally’s Bank Building, has a resident ghost thought to be Edward, a former bank manager who worked in the building. One story about Edward says that an employee was about to climb a ladder when he saw the heavy front door ...


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    Shreveport Municipal Memorial Auditorium

    Shreveport, Louisiana

    52.2 miles from Emerson, AR

    The 1920s art deco auditorium is known for its musical program, the Louisiana Hayride, on which Elvis Presley performed in 1954. Other greats who performed here include Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, and Johnny Horton. It is said to be haunted by an apparition of a young man who sits in ...


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    Taylortown Tower

    Elm Grove, Louisiana

    54.4 miles from Emerson, AR

    It's an eerie looking tower standing all alone in a field. Of course people will say it's haunted. It pretty much has to be. Rumor has it that it is haunted by yet another jilted bride, who either died of a broken heart, hanged herself in grief, ...


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    Gurdon Light

    Gurdon, Arkansas

    59.1 miles from Emerson, AR

    The Gurdon Spook Light is a yellowish glowing orb that appears intermittently at night along the railroad tracks. Some say it is the ghost of a railroad worker who was struck by a train and decapitated; others maintain it is the ghost of a railroad foreman who was beaten to ...


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    Old Ellerbe School

    Shreveport, Louisiana

    60.2 miles from Emerson, AR

    Rumored to be haunted by the ghosts of children who died in a fire at the school.


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    Old Jail - Pea Farm

    Shreveport, Louisiana

    61.5 miles from Emerson, AR

    The old jail is reported to be haunted by former inmates, especially in the women's section of the jail. Those wishing to view it for themselves should be aware that the jail is owned by the GE plant next door and they do call the cops and prosecute anyone ...


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    Old Greenwood Cemetery

    Greenwood, Louisiana

    63.7 miles from Emerson, AR

    It's a cemetery. Of course it's haunted.


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    Buena Vista Plantation

    Emerson, Louisiana

    69.1 miles from Emerson, AR

    It's a plantation. In the south. It was used for a Civil War hospital. Of course it's haunted. The usual - civil war soldiers have been spotted. Currently a private home and not open to the public.


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    The Jefferson Hotel

    Jefferson, Texas

    70.9 miles from Emerson, AR

    Those who stay here should be warned: Room 19 is said to be haunted. A hotel employee reported hearing voices from the room when it was vacant, and guests staying there have claimed to feel they were being watched by an unseen presence.


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    The Excelsior House

    Jefferson, Texas

    70.9 miles from Emerson, AR

    This old hotel is said to be haunted by a headless ghost who roams the second floor. Another ghost lives here as well: a woman who wears black and carries a baby. It is said that the woman's apparition has frightened many guests, including film director Steven Spielberg.


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    Crossett Railroad Tracks

    Crossett, Arkansas

    71 miles from Emerson, AR

    A ghostly swinging light appears to be walking up and down the tracks here. Locals say it is the spirit of a man who was hit by the train and was decapitated. His ghost is searching for his head. It is said that folks who are standing on the tracks ...


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    Claiborne House Bed and Breakfast

    Jefferson, Texas

    71.1 miles from Emerson, AR

    The apparition of well-dressed man has appeared to both residents and guests. His identity is a mystery, but he is the subject of many ghostly local legends.


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    White Oak Manor Bed and Breakfast

    Jefferson, Texas

    71.2 miles from Emerson, AR

    A ghost named Ida Sue, a young blonde girl, is said to haunt this inn. Witnesses have reported seeing apparitions, quilts that move by themselves, and more strange sounds. Folks say sneezing and coughing can be heard day and night, thought to be a residual haunting from someone who once ...


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    Alley-McKay House Bed and Breakfast Inn

    Jefferson, Texas

    71.2 miles from Emerson, AR

    You may want to hang on to your drawers if you visit this pretty inn. The ghosts of two house slaves of long ago, Mr. Alfred and Patricia or Aunt Patty, are known for stealing folks' underwear.


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    Cavalier House

    Jefferson, Texas

    71.2 miles from Emerson, AR

    This 1950s tavern building was eventually turned into a bed-and-breakfast inn. Witnesses at the inn say there have been residual hauntings from the tavern times. Folks have heard music, voices and footsteps. Reports say the building is either for sale or has been recently purchased.


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    The Grove

    Jefferson, Texas

    71.2 miles from Emerson, AR

    Also known as the Stilley-Young House, The Grove is an 1861 house, reportedly very much a hotspot for paranormal activity, that has been featured on many TV shows and in many magazines over the years. Owners have described phantom odors, shadowy figures, moving objects, apparitions, and lights that turn on ...


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    Henderson State University

    Arkadelphia, Arkansas

    71.5 miles from Emerson, AR

    Henderson State University is said to be haunted by the ghost of a student who fell in love with a girl from a rival college. His friends made fun of him, and under pressure from them, he broke it off with her. The girl was heartbroken and committed suicide. As ...


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    Ouachita Baptist University

    Arkadelphia, Arkansas

    71.5 miles from Emerson, AR

    Many unexplained events have been reported here, including orbs that show up in the basement, phantom eyes in the room corners, blood on dorm walls, and dorm windows that break for no apparent reason.


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  • Haunted Jonesboro
    Edward L. Underwood
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    Keachi Women's College

    Keachi, Louisiana

    75.3 miles from Emerson, AR

    Cold spots and ghostly moans are reported to happen on the second floor.


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    The Allen House

    Monticello, Arkansas

    89 miles from Emerson, AR

    This Gothic mansion in Monticello was built in 1900 at the turn of the century, and has many recorded instances of hauntings reported. The main ghost, however, is that of a young woman who haunts the upper and lower floors of the mansion. The ghost roams around the house, often ...


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    Front Street

    Natchitoches, Louisiana

    92.5 miles from Emerson, AR

    The street is reported to be haunted by the ghost of a confederate soldier.


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    Northwestern State University Campus

    Natchitoches, Louisiana

    93.1 miles from Emerson, AR

    A ghostly woman that students call Isabella is reported to haunt the campus.


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    St. Maurice Plantation

    Natchitoches, Louisiana

    93.6 miles from Emerson, AR

    It is said that the ghost of a child comes from the cemetery and visits the manor home, making sudden noises or rushing past. He also likes to change the pages on the calendar. He is believed to have started the fire that burned the mansion down in 1980.


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    Avon Cemetery

    De Queen, Arkansas

    94.3 miles from Emerson, AR

    A ghostly baby and mother are said to haunt the cemetery. Local legend has it that if you drop a rock into the well in the center of the cemetery at night, you will hear the baby crying. The baby's mother has been seen running through the cemetery. According to ...


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    Old Malco Theatre

    Hot Springs, Arkansas

    97.8 miles from Emerson, AR

    During a performance in the 1880's, a woman from the audience disappeared during a magic show production. Ever since then, there have been reports of the theatre being haunted. The ghost a glowing woman has been seen in the theatre basement, objects move around by themselves, and screams come out ...


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    The Poet's Loft

    Hot Springs, Arkansas

    98.1 miles from Emerson, AR

    A female employee reported being grabbed and held down on a couch by unseen female hands.


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    Mayberry Hotel

    Royal, Arkansas

    98.3 miles from Emerson, AR

    This hotel is now abandoned and near total ruin. The ghost of 1800s owner David Mayberry is said to haunt the site. Seeing that he built the hotel for the area's prospectors and miners, gunfights broke out often here, leading to many deaths. David Mayberry himself was shot but not ...


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    Arlington Resort Hotel

    Hot Springs, Arkansas

    98.4 miles from Emerson, AR

    Although staff firmly believe and tell guests that there are no ghosts in the building, bottles of wine jump off the shelves without being touched. There have been reports of apparitions in old-fashioned clothes wandering the hallways and the lobby before simply vanishing. The ghost of a young girl in ...


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    DeSoto Rock and Gift Shop

    Hot Springs, Arkansas

    98.4 miles from Emerson, AR

    I have worked at the DeSoto for 4 years now and the number of stories I have are too numerous to list here . We have had several paranormal investigations in the last 4 years that have yielded EVP's, images caught on digital cameras as well as IF Security ...


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    Park Hotel

    Hot Springs, Arkansas

    98.5 miles from Emerson, AR

    People often feel things brush past them that they can't see. There are reports of people being touched and poked in the hotel's corridors. (Submitted by Callum S.)


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    Old Redfield Road

    Sheridan, Arkansas

    102.3 miles from Emerson, AR

    Old Redfield Road is said to be extremely active with the spirit set. Witnesses have reported apparitions wandering along the road and in the cemetery and electrical items such as flashlights and radios going dead. One visitor reported that as they drove past the cemetery, the hood of their car ...


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    Bauxite Historical Association Museum

    Bauxite, Arkansas

    108 miles from Emerson, AR

    This historic 1927 building, now a museum of artifacts from the town's mining days, is reported to be haunted. Witnesses have heard disembodied footsteps, and one employee reported that one night when she was leaving work, she felt a ghost jump onto her back as if it didn't want her ...


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    Woodson Lateral Road Ghost Lights

    Hensley, Arkansas

    114.2 miles from Emerson, AR

    Local legend has it that mysterious ghost lights appear at night and follow cars along Woodson Lateral Road.


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    Hitchhiker of Highway 365

    Woodson, Arkansas

    114.2 miles from Emerson, AR

    Why does a female hitchhiker appear here on stormy nights, asking passersby to drive her home? Legend has it that when the driver arrives at the address she gives, she simply disappears. When the driver goes to the door to ask about the missing girl, the resident will tell them ...


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    Turner Auditorium

    Nacogdoches, Texas

    132.8 miles from Emerson, AR

    A ghost named Chester haunts the theater building, who is rumored to have been an architect of the building, but passed away before its completion. Legend has it that the building was erected backward and he killed himself in disgrace. His ghost has manifested as a face on a stage ...


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    Stephen F. Austin State University - Griffith Hall

    Nacogdoches, Texas

    133 miles from Emerson, AR

    On the third floor, rumor has it that a female student once jumped out the window after playing with a Ouija board. Her ghost causes the lights in the shower room to flicker at the same time every night, at the exact time she died. Her apparition has been seen ...


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    Stephen F. Austin State University - Mays Hall 11

    Nacogdoches, Texas

    133 miles from Emerson, AR

    According to some reports, the building was once a hospital with a morgue in the basement. Other reports say the city hospital did not actually have a morgue in the basement. A 1940s-era ruined bomb shelter is said to be one one end. An eerie, negative feeling is said to ...


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    Sterne-Hoya House

    Nacogdoches, Texas

    133.9 miles from Emerson, AR

    An former housekeeper reported that she felt a happy presence in the house, and described a gentle pressure upon her body while in the attic. She encountered a negative feeling in the cellar.


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  • Picture Yourself Ghost Hunting
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