Haunted Places in Madison, Alabama



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    Shelton Park

    Madison, Alabama

    Locals tell a tale of playground sounds that can be heard at night: children laughing, playing and having fun. However, they say eventually the happy noises turn to unhappy ones, as if the children are screaming for their lives.


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    Kent Robertson Park

    Huntsville, Alabama

    10 miles from Madison, AL

    The ghost of a boy who died there is said to haunt the park.


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    Old Dallas Mill Site

    Huntsville, Alabama

    10.1 miles from Madison, AL

    Although the spot where the Dallas Mill was is now open field, legend has it was once haunted by a man who died while working there.


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    Maple Hill Cemetery

    Huntsville, Alabama

    10.2 miles from Madison, AL

    It is said that in one of the crypts stands an antique rocking chair, a favorite possession of a lady who was buried in her family crypt. Folks say that when you stand outside the crypt, you can hear the rocking chair rocking.


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    Cedarhurst Mansion

    Huntsville, Alabama

    10.3 miles from Madison, AL

    The Cedarhurst Mansion Estate was originally built in 1823 by Stephen Ewing. While visiting the house, a relative, Sally Carter, died of a short illness at the mansion in 1837. The first reports of a haunting was around 1919 after a teenage boy who slept at the house had a ...


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    Frat House - Heritage Bible College

    Huntsville, Alabama

    10.3 miles from Madison, AL

    At the WHBC frat house, they say former Youth Minister Anthony Stephens' spirit walks through the house later at night. He may flush the toilet as well. The spirits of his brethren Robert Ekisbus and Adam Cooper are said to follow Stephens' spirit around, mysteriously making a noise reported to ...


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    Dead Children's Playground - Maple Hill Cemetery

    Huntsville, Alabama

    10.6 miles from Madison, AL

    At this playground set up near the cemetery, the ghosts of children play and swing on the swingsets. Apparitions have been seen, and captured on film by paranormal society investigations; orbs have been reported as well. The swings sometimes can be seen swinging by themselves, and the sounds of laughter ...


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    McCandless Hall - Athens State College

    Athens, Alabama

    14.4 miles from Madison, AL

    Reportedly haunted by the ghost of a young singer who died on the night of her greatest triumph. Having promised her adoring audience she would return, she was killed in an accident on the way. Shortly thereafter, sightings of a young woman in white roaming the hall began ...


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    Founders Hall - Athens State University

    Athens, Alabama

    14.4 miles from Madison, AL

    According to legend, a female student was killed while she was trying to sneak out after curfew. They were holding candles, and her hair caught fire. It is to her that witnesses attribute the sound of footsteps, lights that turn on and off by themselves, cold spots, and a phantom ...


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    Athens Limestone County Courthouse

    Athens, Alabama

    14.6 miles from Madison, AL

    The third floor of this historic courthouse formerly housed a row of cells, dating back to the early twentieth century. This floor is allegedly haunted by an inmate who hanged himself in one of the cells, where visitors have reported feeling a sad presence. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Hell's Gates

    Huntsville, Alabama

    16.7 miles from Madison, AL

    Alabama is fond of getting into Hell it seems. Not only is there a Hell's Gates bridge, but there's also this place in Huntsville, which is also called Hell's Gates, which in reality, appears to be nothing more than a set of gates blocking a private driveway to some rich ...


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    Cry Baby Hollow Bridge

    Hartselle, Alabama

    18.8 miles from Madison, AL

    Various urban legends have arisen around the claims that Cry Baby Hollow and the bridge going across it are haunted. A baby is said to have died there, either from murder, a car accident, a wagon accident from pioneer days, or variations on the theme. People claim to ...


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    Union Cemetery

    Woodville, Alabama

    27.3 miles from Madison, AL

    It is alleged that you can hear the screams of soldiers who died in the Civil War at this cemetery.


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    Bee Springs Church and Cemetery

    Dellrose, Tennessee

    30 miles from Madison, AL


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    Cooley Cemetery

    Guntersville, Alabama

    30.2 miles from Madison, AL

    It is said that a mysterious fog covers this area day or night, and it surrounds the gravestones.


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    Abbie's House

    Guntersville, Alabama

    32.5 miles from Madison, AL

    This home dates back to 1909 and is registered by the local historical society. All the locals know it as "Abbie's House," as it was built and lived in by Abbie Smith, who founded the United Methodist church in nearby Warrenton, AL. Many subsequent owners of the home ...


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    Auto Zone

    Moulton, Alabama

    33.4 miles from Madison, AL

    The land this was built on was at one time a cemetery. Allegedly there is a photo that shows a ghost in it.


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    Whole Backstage Theater

    Guntersville, Alabama

    35 miles from Madison, AL

    A pyromaniac ghost? That might be a first. Rumored to be haunted by an old man ghost with a fondness for flammables as well as a young boy who is often heard laughing.


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    Jazz Man - Second Creek Bridge

    Rogersville, Alabama

    36.8 miles from Madison, AL

    Urban legend tells of a man who was hit by a car and killed while walking across this bridge. His spirit has been seen wearing a white zoot suit, and he may try to catch a ride with you to Florence. If you agree to give him a ride, witnesses ...


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    Woodland Hospital

    Cullman, Alabama

    38.3 miles from Madison, AL

    Although this hospital is now closed and operates a geriatric-psych ward, employees tell tales of "Homer" a ghost who roamsthe halls. He is known to flush toilets, independently operate ice machines and brush past people leaving them with chills. Both staff and patients of this former hospital have ...


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    Moody Brick House

    Fackler, Alabama

    42.2 miles from Madison, AL

    The current owners of the Moody Brick claim that the old plantation is definitely not haunted. However, that doesn't stop the tales from being told and retold. In the absence of documented fact, people are free to claim their own version of history and never is that more ...


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    Main Street Strip

    Albertville, Alabama

    42.8 miles from Madison, AL

    Apparently the entire length of Main Street is haunted by the ghosts of tornado victims. Residents hear screaming and footsteps and other ghostly sounds.


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    Albertville Public Library

    Albertville, Alabama

    43.2 miles from Madison, AL

    An elevator that runs by itself. Water faucets that turn on and off. Are the former owners of this home-turned-library angry at the intrusion into their afterlives or just trying to say hello?


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    Memory Hill Cemetery

    Albertville, Alabama

    43.8 miles from Madison, AL

    Just another haunted cemetery.


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    William B. Bankhead National Forest

    Madison, Alabama

    46.7 miles from Madison, AL

    There are several websites out there that state something to the effect of "Aunt Johnson would hang anyone who trespassed on her property and the rope can still be seen to this day." Does no one ever stop to wonder precisely how a middle-aged woman would manage to hang a ...


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    Bear Creek Church

    Culleoka, Tennessee

    51.1 miles from Madison, AL

    There have been many reports of bizarre apparitions at this old 1800's two-storey church, but is believed that the church is now private property. On certain nights, motorists would report seeing glowing red lights moving around the church, and people have also reported seeing an aggressive dog-like entity, that haunts ...


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    Sweetwater Plantation

    Florence, Alabama

    51.5 miles from Madison, AL

    The home of a former Alabama governor, it is reportedly haunted. Many people believe the ghost is that of the Governor's son who died in the Civil War.


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    Belle Mont Mansion

    Tuscumbia, Alabama

    52.2 miles from Madison, AL

    A former slave plantation, it is believed to be haunted by slaves that lived and died here and also possibly by the ghosts of its former owners.


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    Pope’s Tavern

    Florence, Alabama

    53.2 miles from Madison, AL

    This historic museum operated as a hospital during the civil war, so the rumours of haunting's appear to have a leg to stand on; which can't be said for some of the apparitions supposedly reported. Staff and visitors have reported the apparitions of various amputees in the main bedroom ...


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    Pope's Tavern Museum

    Florence, Alabama

    53.2 miles from Madison, AL


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    Off Campus Book Store - University of North Alabama

    Florence, Alabama

    53.3 miles from Madison, AL

    Locals tell a story that this building once was occupied by a young girl, Molly, who died in the 1930s or 1940s. Molly was bittem by her puppy, which had contracted rabies. Her ghost is said to look down from the upstairs window.


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    Winston County Courthouse

    Double Springs, Alabama

    53.4 miles from Madison, AL

    I worked there as a jailor in the county jail there in the old part when it was on the 2nd floor. Had several experiences: a padlock moving on its own, and you can feel like there are a lot of people in the hallways late at night when ...


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    University of North Alabama - Romeo and Juliet statues

    Florence, Alabama

    53.4 miles from Madison, AL

    Several witnesses have reported seeing the statues of Romeo and Juliet floating around The University of North Alabama's campus during a full moon. Every year during Halloween a pumpkin mysteriously makes its way into Romeo's hands. Some faculty at UNA believe that Romeo goes in search of pumpkins for his ...


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    Wesleyan Hall - University of North Alabama

    Florence, Alabama

    53.4 miles from Madison, AL

    This building, constructed in 1856, has a rich and interesting history. During the Civil War it was occupied by both Confederate and Union troops at different times. During the Confederate occupation General John Bell resided there and during the Union occupation, General Sherman himself stayed at Wesleyan. The ...


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    Norton Auditorium - University of North Alabama

    Florence, Alabama

    53.4 miles from Madison, AL

    A ghost named George is said to live here, a former construction worker who fell from a scaffold as the place was being built.


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    Robert M. Guillot University Center

    Florence, Alabama

    53.4 miles from Madison, AL

    Reportedly haunted by the ghost of a woman who hanged herself back in the day when the Center was a teaching college. Supposedly you can still hear what sounds like the body swaying on the second floor.


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    Jack Cole Road

    Hayden, Alabama

    53.5 miles from Madison, AL


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    Winston House

    Tuscumbia, Alabama

    54.2 miles from Madison, AL

    In 1874, a tornado took the life of lady of the house Judith Winston, who was crushed beneath rubble. Her sons pulled her from the wreckage, but she died in the front bedroom on the eastern side. Since 1982, the 1824 house has been a museum and event space. Mrs. ...


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    Gallant Children's Cemetery

    Gallant, Alabama

    56.3 miles from Madison, AL

    Visitors here may see ghostly children coming out to play.


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    Forks of Cypress

    Florence, Alabama

    56.4 miles from Madison, AL

    This private property houses the infamous ghost bridge that has numerous claims of haunting. People claim to hear singing and voices in the area surrounding the property and some claim they have seen the apparition of a woman walking the grounds.


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    Ghost Bridge

    Florence, Alabama

    56.8 miles from Madison, AL

    Properly called Jackson Ford Bridge, there are currently plans to demolish the bridge due to vandalism and decay making for a safety hazard. Of course if people start dying, that will just add to its reputation as a haunted spot, so possibly Darwinism should be allowed to take place ...


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    Abandoned Butcher's Shop

    Russellville, Alabama

    59.6 miles from Madison, AL

    Not much info on this, apart from the fact that it is an old, abandoned butcher's shop on the side of this dirt road, about 1.5 miles south from Fletcher Road. See map for precise location. Locals get an eerie feeling around this building.


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    Mountain View Hospital

    Gadsden, Alabama

    60 miles from Madison, AL

    Strange noises and shadowy masses have been reported by numerous visitors to the hospital.


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    Mount Pisgah Cemetery

    Gadsden, Alabama

    60.9 miles from Madison, AL

    You may see orbs and streaks of light from the active spirits at this cemetery across from Mount Pisgah Church.


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    Hinds Road

    Gadsden, Alabama

    60.9 miles from Madison, AL

    Ah no backwoods town is complete without the story of the Witch in the Woods who sold her soul to the devil, lived in a shack (because if you sold your soul to the devil, all you'd want out of it was a shack in the middle of some hillbilly ...


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    Haunted Bridge

    Gadsden, Alabama

    61.2 miles from Madison, AL

    Alabama has a lot of haunted bridges. A LOT. And when you are a state who apparently decides a bridge needs to be replaced with a new one, and then moves the old one to a brand new location you can kind of understand how lots of bridge wrecks and ...


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    Dwight Mill Village

    Gadsden, Alabama

    61.5 miles from Madison, AL

    Dwight Mill Village is a housing development built by the Dwight Manufacturing Company to house workers for its cotton mill. An historical marker with a bronze bell mounted atop it is located at the intersection of Marston Avenue and Coolidge Circle. Numerous houses in this historical district have been ...


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    Walking Horse Hotel

    Wartrace, Tennessee

    61.8 miles from Madison, AL

    At this very spot, the Union soldiers released many Confederate prisoners at the end of the Civil War, many of whom were very sick and malnourished and died in the hotel. To make matters worse, in the 1970s a Vietnam vet had a flashback and shot 4 hotel guests to ...


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    Old South Pittsburg Hospital

    South Pittsburg, Tennessee

    62.2 miles from Madison, AL

    The Old South Pittsburg Hospital was built in 1959 and is located on the foothill of South Pittsburg Mountain, in South Pittsburg, TN. The hospital was built on a solid Limestone rock, as its foundation and a natural spring running directly under the hospital and into the most Northwest part ...


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    Little Vine Cemetery

    Madison, Alabama

    62.5 miles from Madison, AL

    Possibly among the most inane of haunted reports, people claim to see a green light in the cemetery at night.


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