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    Address:
    Bass Cemetery
    Birmingham, AL
    United States

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    GPS:
    33.5745935, -86.67259810000002
    County:
    Jefferson County, Alabama
    Nearest Towns:
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    1. I’ve been at night with friends, and at a certain time each night you can see a ghostly figure hanging from the large tree in the middle of the cemetery. I’ve researched it and apparently mr. bass was murdered by hanging on that tree

      • A couple of friends and I visited Bass a few nights ago. There was no doubt that it was pretty creepy and gave us all weird feelings. One of my friends took a photo with an unexplained figure. We decided to split up and look around. It was getting dark and I was looking to see where everyone was. Underneath the large tree in the middle of the cemetery, I saw what I believed was my friend. A few moments later when I looked back, I noticed my friend was on the opposite side of the cemetery. I was sure my eyes were only playing tricks on me until I saw your comment.

    2. 2011, I was out there with friends around 3:00a.m. I was sitting on top of the concrete memorial when my friends sstarted running. I followed them to the car. When I caught up to them I saw the windows of the car fogged up with hand prints all over the windows. They said something chased them away from the memorial I was sitting on

    3. Me and a few friends went and we had our flash lights on well one friend was asking if anything was there and if they could turn off the flash light it automatically went off and came back on after we got to the car

    4. We went there last night it was too windy no evo but a lot of physical contact and visual…multiple time we all saw a white light on the tree in the middle

    5. I vistited this place with some friends back in 2007 and was crazy. We heard growls and screeching sounds , even though we never left the car we all saw what looked to be a man in all black with a black hat. Whatever it was I know it wanted us gone!

    6. This cemetery is a family cemetery where my own family is buried and I have never heard of any of my relatives being murdered there and I’m willing to bet it’s about as haunted as any other cemetery is. The damage to the gravestones of my ancestors and other family members (some dating back hundreds of years) can never be repaired and has probably been hastened along by people prowling around in the cemetery in the dark because they want to see if it’s haunted. Groups like this just keep the myth alive that Bass Cemetery is haunted which just causes more destruction to the cemetery. I guess when it’s not your family then you don’t care.

      • Nobody else would respond to you, but I will. I have had two family member graves desecrated because they each sat under a Confederate stone, in one of my family cemeteries in Danton Virginia. In another family cemetery in Mine Run Virginia, all of the approximate fifteen stones were broken and torn out by the new purchaser of our farm; a very special farm that Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson himself, and army, had to cross as they left Chancellorsville. At least of the two, that cemetery destruction is recorded fact.
        You could not have said it better, “I guess when it’s not your family then you don’t care”. Folks please have respect and reverence for the dead. Most of them have loving family still behind to bare the sadness.

    7. I’ve been there, saw some interesting stuff and got a picture of a black figure beside a gravestone. Maybe just a shadow, who knows. I understand why you’re upset about the vandalism Mary Allison, but I don’t think that the problem are people who are just curious. When I’ve been, I always went during the day. It’s clear that the gravestones that are messed up have been vandalized intentionally. It’s not from people “prowling around to see if it’s haunted”. It’s from people who are malicious and who have no respect. I get the novelty of it and the curiosity. However, if you must go, it is better to go during the day so you aren’t accused of desecration the graves. You can still get evp’s and pictures in broad daylight.

    8. I just want the family members of those who are buried here to know that not every teenager who comes to the cemetery comes to vandalize it. I personally come to pick up flowers and clear off gravestones regularly in order to pay respects.

    9. Colleen Elizabeth  |  

      My husband and I just left there it is a beautiful but sad place nothing spooky or eerie happened but we still have not gone through all the videos and pics most of the old stones and grave markers were broken and knocked over but u could still read some.

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