Haunted Places in Fort Deposit, Alabama



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    Purifoy-Lipscomb House

    Pine Apple, Alabama

    23.1 miles from Fort Deposit, 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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    Consolation Church

    Greenville, Alabama

    28.8 miles from Fort Deposit, AL

    If every ghost story about this little church is true, then this place would take the #1 prize as most haunted place on earth. Stories abound from ghostly hell hounds, wailing banshees, confederate army soldiers and so many other reports of haunted happenings that they cannot all be listed ...


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    Maxwell Air Force Base

    Montgomery, Alabama

    29.8 miles from Fort Deposit, 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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    Red Lady of Huntingdon College

    Montgomery, Alabama

    30.5 miles from Fort Deposit, 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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    Bear Creek Swamp

    Prattville, Alabama

    30.9 miles from Fort Deposit, AL

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


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    State Capitol Building

    Montgomery, Alabama

    31.7 miles from Fort Deposit, AL

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


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    Lucas Tavern - Old Alabama Town

    Montgomery, Alabama

    31.8 miles from Fort Deposit, 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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    The Plantation House

    Prattville, Alabama

    33.6 miles from Fort Deposit, 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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    Rocky Mount

    Prattville, Alabama

    35.3 miles from Fort Deposit, 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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    Troy State University

    Troy, Alabama

    38.8 miles from Fort Deposit, 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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    Old Depot Museum

    Selma, Alabama

    38.8 miles from Fort Deposit, 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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    St. James Hotel

    Selma, Alabama

    38.9 miles from Fort Deposit, 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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    Vaughan Smitherman Museum

    Selma, Alabama

    39.1 miles from Fort Deposit, 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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    Trotter Home

    Selma, Alabama

    39.2 miles from Fort Deposit, 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

    39.2 miles from Fort Deposit, 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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    Brownstone Manor

    Selma, Alabama

    39.3 miles from Fort Deposit, 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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    Grace Hall

    Selma, Alabama

    39.4 miles from Fort Deposit, 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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    501 Tremont Street

    Selma, Alabama

    39.4 miles from Fort Deposit, 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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    The Castle - Weaver House

    Selma, Alabama

    39.5 miles from Fort Deposit, 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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    Sturdivant Museum

    Selma, Alabama

    39.6 miles from Fort Deposit, 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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    Gaines Ridge Dinner Club

    Camden, Alabama

    39.8 miles from Fort Deposit, AL

    Housed in an 1820's plantation house, this quaint restaurant serves up delicious southern cuisine and a refreshing variety of ghostly tales. The most notable of these is that of the screaming lady, who has been sighted by diners and staff on many occasions since the establishment opened for business. ...


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    Tallapoosa Entertainment Center

    Montgomery, Alabama

    39.8 miles from Fort Deposit, 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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    Tally-Ho Restaurant

    Selma, Alabama

    41.1 miles from Fort Deposit, 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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    Wetumpka Chamber of Commerce

    Wetumpka, Alabama

    44 miles from Fort Deposit, 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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    Wetumpka Mortuary

    Wetumpka, Alabama

    44 miles from Fort Deposit, 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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    Old Covington County Jail

    Andalusia, Alabama

    47 miles from Fort Deposit, AL

    This historic jail is no longer in operation, but is rumoured to be haunted. Visitors to the jail claim to have heard voices, felt cold spots and smelt new paint, despite the fact that the building was never renovated. Others claim to have seen a figure peering out of the ...


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    Aunt B's - Southern Hospitality

    Elba, Alabama

    49.5 miles from Fort Deposit, AL

    Originally built in 1910 for the family of a doctor, Aunt B's was an inn that was rumored to be haunted. Reports say it is no longer in operation and is for sale. Witnesses say the hauntings here consist of men who try to break into the window or peer ...


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    1880's Josephine Hotel

    Union Springs, Alabama

    51.7 miles from Fort Deposit, 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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    New Providence Cemetery - Carstarphen Cemetery

    Coy, Alabama

    52.2 miles from Fort Deposit, AL

    Also called Coy Cemetery, this is a burial spot for prominent African-American families. A light is reported to glow over the graves, which has an unknown source. Visitors to the cemetery also have said they hear voices speaking, even calling their names.


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    Railroad Tracks

    Coy, Alabama

    52.3 miles from Fort Deposit, AL

    Legend has it that there was a bus accident that killed school children on the railroad tracks and late at night you can hear the sounds of children playing and laughing on the tracks. I am not entirely sure why they would be playing and laughing on the spot where ...


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    Nancy Mountain - Haines Mountain

    Franklin, Alabama

    55.2 miles from Fort Deposit, AL

    Legend has it that the hauntings here center around Civil War story. Nancy and her husband lived here, and their son enlisted in the war. Word got back to Nancy that he was killed in battle, but no body was ever found. So she walked the tracks all over the ...


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    Tuskegee Army Airfield - Sharpe Airfield

    Tuskegee, Alabama

    58.6 miles from Fort Deposit, 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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    The Dancing Ghost of Grancer Harrison

    Kinston, Alabama

    59.4 miles from Fort Deposit, AL

    William "Grancer" Harrison loved dancing and parties so much, that he built a dance hall on his property to hold weekly festivities. As he aged he realized he would not live forever and so had a grave site with an above ground tomb constructed near the dance hall so ...


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    Marion Military Institute

    Marion, Alabama

    61.9 miles from Fort Deposit, AL

    Claims of strange noises and objects being moved cause some people to say that the MMI is haunted.


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    Judson College

    Marion, Alabama

    61.9 miles from Fort Deposit, AL

    Judson College is a happening haunted hotspot. Several different ghosts, or one very mobile one appears to be haunting Judson. Some claim a specific room is haunted, some claim there are shadows and cold spots and that the ghost will touch or "mark" people in some ways. ...


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    Refuge Bridge

    Clanton, Alabama

    62.4 miles from Fort Deposit, 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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    The Rawls Hotel

    Enterprise, Alabama

    63 miles from Fort Deposit, AL

    The original owner, Mr. Rawls, as well as a gaggle of ghostly children are said to haunt this quaint hotel in Enterprise, AL. Numerous reports of hearing ghostly children as well as unexplained events have been reported at this hotel which dates back to 1903.


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    Camp Watts - Confederate Graveyard

    Notasulga, Alabama

    63.7 miles from Fort Deposit, 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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    Harper Hill Cemetery

    Dadeville, Alabama

    64.1 miles from Fort Deposit, 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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    Lake Tholocco

    Ozark, Alabama

    64.7 miles from Fort Deposit, AL

    On the darkest nights, figures and sounds can be seen and heard in the woods. This is a spot where Confederate armies used to camp during the Civil War.


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    IICR Inc.

    Ozark, Alabama

    65.5 miles from Fort Deposit, AL

    Our office building is directly in front of the Claybank Church & Cemetery in Ozark, AL. Unusual and unexplained things occur frequently in our building. This has been going on for several years. A large lab book flies off shelf, splatters in floor, breaking the spine of ...


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    J. D. Holman House

    Ozark, Alabama

    66.1 miles from Fort Deposit, AL

    I haven't had the opportunity to investigate all the stories on this old mansion, recently bought by the City of Ozark. It was built in 1912 by the Holman Family and is probably 8,000 square feet two-story structure with full basement, located on Broad Street in Ozark. We ...


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    Liberty Cemetery

    Alexander City, Alabama

    66.1 miles from Fort Deposit, AL

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


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    Tuskegee National Forest

    Notasulga, Alabama

    66.6 miles from Fort Deposit, 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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    Fort Crawford Cemetery

    East Brewton, Alabama

    67.3 miles from Fort Deposit, AL

    Reportedly haunted by a confederate soldier as well as the ghostly voices of children laughing.


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    Oakachoy Covered Bridge

    Alexander City, Alabama

    67.3 miles from Fort Deposit, 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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    White Lion Inn

    Thomasville, Alabama

    68.2 miles from Fort Deposit, AL

    Although this is no longer an operating inn, people claim it is haunted by ghostly apparitions, shadows and cold spots.


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    Bill Sketoe's Hole - Choctawhatchee Bridge

    Newton, Alabama

    72.1 miles from Fort Deposit, AL

    There are a couple of different accounts as to why Bill Sketoe was hanged. Some claim that he deserted his post to care for a sick wife, other's that he was assisting in local guerilla operations against the army, in any event, he ran afoul of the local confederate ...


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    Holt Cemetery

    Auburn, Alabama

    73.8 miles from Fort Deposit, 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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    Sturdivant Mansion

    Jacksons' Gap, Alabama

    76.7 miles from Fort Deposit, 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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