Old Calhoun County Courthouse

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This 1904 Romanesque courthouse building formerly served as the county jail, but is now mainly used as a haunted house attraction by the local police department. A former sheriff reported that staff would continuously here moans and screams emanating from a series of cells during the night shift, but upon investigation, nothing was ever found.

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Geographic Information

314 East Central Avenue
Blountstown, FL
United States

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30.4431954, -85.04328959999998
Calhoun County, Florida
Nearest Towns:
Blountstown, FL (0.1 mi.)
Bristol, FL (4.1 mi.)
Altha, FL (10.1 mi.)
Hosford, FL (15.1 mi.)
Grand Ridge, FL (18.7 mi.)
Sneads, FL (19.6 mi.)
Greensboro, FL (19.9 mi.)
Chattahoochee, FL (21.7 mi.)
Youngstown, FL (24.2 mi.)
Wewahitchka, FL (24.7 mi.)


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    In 2000 I had to take a polygraph because a woman’s purse had been stolen at work (turned out she misplaced it). I was sitting, waiting for them to come give me the polygraph up stairs. I was led up their by an officer and told someone would be up in a minute. So there I sat looking out of a window (on the east side I believe). The floors are old and wooden and it was very quiet and empty. I heard someone walking up behind me so I turned around. There wasn’t anyone around. I always thought that maybe someone was down stairs walking heavy or something. I tried to rationalize what I heard until I saw this. I haven’t thought about it since. But at least it makes sense now.

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