Haunted Places in Lamont, Florida



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    Jefferson Correctional Institution

    Monticello, Florida

    9.2 miles from Lamont, FL

    Inmates and guards alike agree that there are spirits abounding in the Jefferson Correctional Institution. Some inmates feel someone tapping on them while they sleep - others see ghostly children playing in the dormitory. A ghostly man on a horse is occasionally seen outside.


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    Palmer House

    Monticello, Florida

    12 miles from Lamont, FL

    Monticello, FL is considered by many to be the "Most Haunted Little Town in Florida". The Palmer House is one of the most active spots in town, and has been investigated by many regional ghost hunting operations. There's quite a little story to this old house: Dr. Palmer was the local ...


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    The Hanging Tree

    Monticello, Florida

    12.1 miles from Lamont, FL

    The local ghost tours take people by the "old hanging tree" in Monticello, FL, and some swear the souls of those who died here still like to stir things up a bit. The tree is at the intersection of 90 and 19 in Monticello, just outside the court house, ...


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    John Denham House Bed and Breakfast

    Monticello, Florida

    12.1 miles from Lamont, FL

    This bed and breakfast dates back to 1872, and features a "Blue Room" that seems to be the center of most of the paranormal activity. Sarah Denham's ghost is said to appear in the rocking chair in that room.


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    The Opera House

    Monticello, Florida

    12.1 miles from Lamont, FL

    The Opera House in Monticello dates back to 1890, and is a regular part of the local ghost tours. Some regional ghost hunting outfits have investigated and claim to have found orbs and other phenomenon there.


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    Avera-Clarke House Bed and Breakfast

    Monticello, Florida

    12.2 miles from Lamont, FL

    This house, now operating as a bed and breakfast, was built in 1890 by Thomas Clarke, a lawyer, judge and civil war veteran. It is said that his ghost is often seen roaming the house - he appears particularly often to guests staying in the Queen Anne Room.


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    Wirick-Simmons House

    Monticello, Florida

    12.2 miles from Lamont, FL

    This historic home is one of the oldest in Monticello, dating to 1831. It is owned by the Jefferson County Historical Society and is open for tours (on request). Two ghostly apparitions of women have appeared here - one in pink, in the upstairs window, and another dressed ...


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    The Daffodale House

    Monticello, Florida

    12.2 miles from Lamont, FL

    This charming old bed and breakfast lays claim to a number of paranormal sightings. According to their website, strange music is heard coming from the Safari room, pipe smoke inexplicably tinges the air near the elevator, and a "Woman in White" is often seen on the premises.


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    Old Jefferson County Jail

    Monticello, Florida

    12.2 miles from Lamont, FL

    This jail dates back to the end of the 19th century. The local sheriff lived on the ground floor and basement - inmates were housed in the top floor. The small building out back housed female prisoners. It hasn't held an inmate since the mid 20th century, ...


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    Velda Mound Park

    Tallahassee, Florida

    25.8 miles from Lamont, FL

    Velda Mound is an archaeological site located in northern Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, United States. The site was first occupied by peoples of the Fort Walton Culture (a regional variation of the Mississippian culture)[1] in the late prehistoric period and during the protohistoric period was part of the extensive Apalachee ...


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    Governor's Park - Myers House

    Tallahassee, Florida

    26.3 miles from Lamont, FL

    Myers House was built by Hyman Myers,and it has 19 rooms. It is now abandoned in the middle of Governor's Park. This mansion is quite beautiful and people are seen having picnics and enjoying the view of this magnificent house. Though you can't go inside because it is all boarded ...


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    Sunland Hospital

    Tallahassee, Florida

    26.4 miles from Lamont, FL

    Sunland Hospital was a notorious eyesore in Tallahassee until it was demolished in 2006. Before then though it was a popular spot for amateur ghost hunters, who claimed to have seen all sorts of eerie things within the crumbling walls. Here's a bit of history about the place... Within a year ...


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    Knott House Museum

    Tallahassee, Florida

    28.1 miles from Lamont, FL

    This history museum is said to be haunted by a ghost who appeared in a photograph one of the staff members took while doing inventory. The photograph is displayed proudly among the museum's collection.


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    The Lively Building

    Tallahassee, Florida

    28.2 miles from Lamont, FL

    Once the location of a rough and tumble place called "The Leon Bar" (1892-1904). Several murders took place there, and some locals claim to see ghostly cowboy entities hanging about the corner at night. Note that there is a "Lively House" also in Tallahassee that sometimes gets confused with this ...


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    The Columns

    Tallahassee, Florida

    28.4 miles from Lamont, FL

    This historic home dates back to 1830 and now houses the James Madison Institute. The paranormal activity here centers around the first floor, where the figure of a woman is sometimes seen walking into the fireplace.


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    Old City Cemetery

    Tallahassee, Florida

    28.6 miles from Lamont, FL

    The oldest cemetery in Tallahassee, dating back to 1829. One "resident" of note is Elizabeth Budd Graham (d. 1889) who was known as a "white witch." She has an impressive gravestone that is a must-see.


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    Calvin Phillips Mausoleum - Oakland Cemetery

    Tallahassee, Florida

    28.6 miles from Lamont, FL

    Calvin Phillips built himself the first, and most famous, mausoleum in Oakland Cemetery in 1900. He hired a master carpenter to make a cherry-wood casket in the mausoleum, and when it was finished, he crawled inside, locked the door behind him and died. No one is exactly sure why he ...


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    Florida State University

    Tallahassee, Florida

    28.8 miles from Lamont, FL

    The local story says that FSU is haunted by Civil War era cadets of the West Florida Cadet Battalion, who will sometimes still be seen drilling on the campus. Power outages are common, especially when a student is showering - and supposedly the letters "TB" are found drawn on ...


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    Chi Omega Sorority House

    Tallahassee, Florida

    28.9 miles from Lamont, FL

    At this house, serial killer Ted Bundy took two of his victims: Margaret Bowman and Lisa Levy, who were bludgeoned to death. Their ghosts may be walking here still, and in fact some believe they prevented other sorority sisters from walking out of their bedrooms into harm's way on the ...


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    Florida State University - Cawthon Hall

    Tallahassee, Florida

    29 miles from Lamont, FL

    There is allegedly a poltergeist in the Cawthon Hall dormitory of Florida State University, in Tallahassee. According to the story, a female student was struck by lightning and killed on the roof in the 1940s. Since then, residents report objects moving all on their own, unexplained noises, and ...


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    Wakulla Springs Lodge

    Crawfordville, Florida

    30.8 miles from Lamont, FL

    This 1930's hacienda-style lodge was built in the swamplands of southern Florida to preserve the natural environment, and to allow society to interact with it in the way the builder and former owner intended. The establishment is rumoured to be haunted, and witnesses have reported seeing a giant stuffed ...


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    Leon County Jail

    Tallahassee, Florida

    31.4 miles from Lamont, FL

    The current Leon County Jail was built in the 1990s, but is in the same spot as the previous one (which housed Ted Bundy for a while). Staff claim to see a female entity walking the halls at night, crying. Shadow figures abound.


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    Tallahassee Community College

    Tallahassee, Florida

    31.7 miles from Lamont, FL

    Several claims abound at Tallahassee Community College... First, a strange "shadow figure" that appears in certain classrooms. Second, a garbage can lid started hovering in front of a couple of night janitors. And finally there is a female entity occasionally seen about campus, and the strong scent of ...


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    McLauchlin House

    Havana, Florida

    39.8 miles from Lamont, FL

    The 1860's house is now used for wedding receptions, but the owner says its not certain that a few unexpected guests may make an appearance. Visitors have reported several mischievous entities, and an eerie presence has been felt on the front porch. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Fort Braden Community Center

    Tallahassee, Florida

    43.1 miles from Lamont, FL

    Built in 1926, the Old Fort Braden School is now the Fort Braden Community Center. People claim strange activities going on there. Doors opening, lights turning off or on by themselves, etc.


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    500 N. Ashley St

    Valdosta, Georgia

    44.8 miles from Lamont, FL

    This place, formerly Vito's Pizzeria and Lounge but no longer open for business, was said to be haunted by a former owner who hanged himself on the premises when the building was a private home. Chairs were said to move on their own, and a shadowy apparition was known to ...


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    Quincy Leaf Theatre

    Quincy, Florida

    47.7 miles from Lamont, FL

    Now home to the Quincy Music Theatre, "The Leaf" is said to be the home to many different ghosts, all of whom seem friendly and don't cause much in the way of trouble.


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    Allison House Inn

    Quincy, Florida

    47.7 miles from Lamont, FL

    Orbs have shown up in photographs here; reports say that children are especially likely to pick up on the spirits who reside in this inn.


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    Old Hamilton County Jail

    Jasper, Florida

    52.6 miles from Lamont, FL

    The 1893 jail, used until the late 20th century and now a museum, is home to a haunt in a hurry. Witnesses have heard the sound of running footsteps here. Reports say that hangings may once have taken place within the building.


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    Old Carrabelle Hotel

    Carrabelle, Florida

    62.5 miles from Lamont, FL

    Situated on Florida's 'Forgotten Coast', this quaint circa 1880 bed and breakfast and former private residence survived a cyclone that destroyed most of the township at the turn of the twentieth century. Rumoured to be haunted, this historic inn boasts three ghosts. Paranormal activity reported here includes ghostly laughter, ...


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    Putnam Lodge Hotel and Spa

    Cross City, Florida

    64.8 miles from Lamont, FL

    The historic lodge and hotel was frequented by Al Capone, who had his own room on the upper floor equipped with a ladder for a hasty exit if needed. Guests nowadays staying in the vicinity of the room claim to have heard arguing voices, disembodied footsteps and felt an ...


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    Headless Indian Chiefs - Walker's Town

    Sneads, Florida

    66.4 miles from Lamont, FL

    During the 1830s in the Indian village called Walker's Town, incidents led to the death of two Native American chiefs. The deceased chiefs' heads mysteriously came into the possession of a Dr. Joseph R. Buchanan of Cincinnati, Ohio, who thought he could learn from the dead by studying their skulls. ...


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    Tate's Hell State Forest

    Lamont, Florida

    67.7 miles from Lamont, FL

    This is a relatively new state forest, acquired by the state of Florida only in 1994. It's named, supposedly, after Cebe Tate - a local rancher who got lost in the swamp in 1875. When he finally emerged, emaciated and with his hair gone completely white, he was ...


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    Fort White Cemetery

    Fort White, Florida

    70.4 miles from Lamont, FL

    Not to be confused with New Grove Cemetery, the Fort White Cemetery is a really old cemetery where most of the gravestones are unreadable or have been buried by leaves or dirt. It is definitely spooky and creepy there, it is really overgrown and goes back into the woods ...


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    Hotel Blanche

    Lake City, Florida

    71.3 miles from Lamont, FL

    Gangster Al Capone was among the guests to stay at this one-time luxury hotel. These days, it is inhabited by businesses on the ground floor and office space on the second, but the third floor remains empty--except for the hotel's haunts. Witnesses here have described disembodied footsteps and voices, the ...


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    Baker County Courthouse

    Newton, Georgia

    71.8 miles from Lamont, FL

    Dating back to 1906, the historic courthouse no longer serves as a jail due to flooding from the nearby Flint River on several occasions. Disembodied footsteps and ghostly voices are often heard when there is no one around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Old Calhoun County Courthouse

    Blountstown, Florida

    73.5 miles from Lamont, FL

    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 ...


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    The Ghost Hearse

    Eastpoint, Florida

    78.1 miles from Lamont, FL

    The locals around Sumatra tell of a "ghost hearse" that stalks late-night drivers on Highway 65, south of town. The activity allegedly starts at the train track crossing (see map) in the early morning hours. You'll be driving along innocently enough and all of a sudden the hearse ...


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    Two Egg Stump Jumper

    Sneads, Florida

    78.4 miles from Lamont, FL

    A small bigfoot-type creature, perhaps the fabled "skunk ape," is reportedly roaming the area between downtown Two Egg and the Chattahoochee River. Footprints, and even the creature itself, have been spotted by the locals.


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    Old Gilchrist County Jail

    Trenton, Florida

    79.4 miles from Lamont, FL

    Old Gilchrist County Jail has been open since 1928 and closed since 1968. Its a 2 story building with 3 cells downstairs and 5 upstairs. It has been visited by many a paranormal persons investigating the activity. It is most definitely haunted. There have been ...


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    Grady House Bed and Breakfast

    High Springs, Florida

    81.7 miles from Lamont, FL

    An apparition of a lady in an old-fashioned nightgown has been seen, bringing with her the scent of flowers, lilacs or orange blossoms. The Red Room is the spot where the ghost most often materializes. She also likes to move the chess pieces on a board set up in the ...


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    Hardee Cemetery

    Chiefland, Florida

    83.1 miles from Lamont, FL

    Hardee Cemetery, or Hardeetown Methodist Cemetery, is supposedly haunted, but details are few and far between. It's the final resting place of Isaac P. Hardee (1817-1879), and, allegedly, many of his slaves. The house, called "Pine Hill," still stands nearby, though it has been moved from its original ...


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    Gibson Inn

    Apalachicola, Florida

    83.2 miles from Lamont, FL

    This modern inn is supposedly haunted by a pneumonia victim who lodged there years ago. Sightings have been made particularly often in room 128, as well as the bar and dining area.


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    Orman House

    Apalachicola, Florida

    83.4 miles from Lamont, FL

    The 1838 house was built by merchant and civic leader Thomas Orman, and now sits in Orman House Historic State Park. Local legend says although the land is now publicly owned, some of the Orman family members may never have left it. Witnesses have heard unexplained footsteps and sounds in ...


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    Coombs House Inn

    Apalachicola, Florida

    83.4 miles from Lamont, FL

    The 1905 building, once a private home, is said to be haunted by original owners Mr. and Mrs. James N. Coombs. In 1911, after the shock of a damaging fire in their home, the Coombses moved to a hotel until the house could be repaired. But Mrs. Coombs was very ...


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    Antioch Cemetery

    Chiefland, Florida

    83.8 miles from Lamont, FL

    Reports of the spirit of a small boy playing amongst the gravestones (some call him Josh), along with vague stories of other ghostly encounters. Other websites place this in Chiefland but it is more accurately placed in Levy, FL (just southwest of Chiefland).


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    Chief Theater

    Chiefland, Florida

    84.4 miles from Lamont, FL

    Two ghosts, one is supposedly a little girl from the time when there was a General Store/Post Office on the location. The second is supposedly a man named Tom. The story is that while it was a movie theater (segregated) the blacks were in the balcony and whites were down ...


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    Gulf County Courthouse

    Wewahitchka, Florida

    84.7 miles from Lamont, FL

    A 1987 shootout is said to have spawned the haunting of this courthouse. The elevator works erratically, disembodied footsteps can be heard running on the catwalk that connects the courtroom to the jail, and lights are said to flash in the judge's chambers, where the shooting started. Three people were ...


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    Cogdell Light

    Homerville, Georgia

    84.8 miles from Lamont, FL

    The Cogdell Light appears near the Okefenokee swamp late at night. Drivers go into the woods and turn off the car, then flash their headlights to call the "ghost." Then, a greenish-yellow glow seems to come out of the woods and head straight for the car. Some say this is ...


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    Atkinson County Courthouse

    Pearson, Georgia

    85.3 miles from Lamont, FL

    This 1920's courthouse is haunted, according to superstitious folk. The clock tower was the site of the execution of an innocent man, who vowed to wreak havoc on those who had unfairly punished him. Ever since, according to local lore, the clock won't keep correct time no matter how ...


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