Haunted Places in Meridian, Mississippi



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    Pigford Building

    Meridian, Mississippi

    The 1914 building is haunted by the apparition of a woman in an old-fashioned white dress. The spirit seems to have sort of grievance against men, and has been known to throw objects around and slam doors when male employees enter the place. Her appearance is often heralded by ...


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    Grand Opera House - Riley Center

    Meridian, Mississippi

    In the grand tradition of Phantom, no opera house is complete without an Opera Ghost and the Riley Center is no exception. Icy cold spots and the occasional hand felt on the shoulder when no one is around seem to be the main calling cards of this haunted hot spot. ...


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    Merrehope

    Meridian, Mississippi

    Two separate entities reside at Merrehope after their deaths. One is called Eugenia after a former daughter of the master of the house, though she herself died long before he purchased the place. She is considered a benign and comforting spirit. The other ghost appears to occupy ...


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    Stucky's Bridge

    Enterprise, Mississippi

    11.6 miles from Meridian, MS

    This bridge is rumored to be haunted by a man who was hanged here for committing robbery and murder. According to legend, Stuckey was a local inn-keeper who would rob and murder those who stayed at his inn. When he was finally caught and hanged, his body was ...


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    Alamuchee-Bellamy Covered Bridge

    Livingston, Alabama

    34.1 miles from Meridian, MS

    Although the Bridge has been moved from its original location, an outlaw was hanged either from it, or nearby. Does the outlaw's spirit remain, haunting the bridge forever?


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    Devil Worshiper Road

    Waynesboro, Mississippi

    41.9 miles from Meridian, MS

    There's no one definite story or location. The entire road is haunted. All stories involve a satanic cult involving sacrifice, and other occult behaviors. Cars traveling the road at night report engines shutting off and an ominous feeling of being watched. Some instances also claim seeing shadows around the vehicle, ...


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    Gaineswood Plantation

    Demopolis, Alabama

    51.6 miles from Meridian, MS

    No plantation is complete without stories of a ghostly haunting and this one is fairly tame by comparison. A young woman who died while visiting the plantation is said to haunt Gaineswood. angry that she was not promptly returned to her home state for burial. Her anger must not ...


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    Piney Grove Baptist Church

    Morton, Mississippi

    57.2 miles from Meridian, MS

    The graveyard at the church is said to be haunted. People have seen numerous apparitions there.


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    Deason Home

    Ellisville, Mississippi

    59.6 miles from Meridian, MS

    During the Civil War, a man who was in charge of hunting down deserters was killed on the front porch of the Deason Home and as he slowly expired his blood seeped into the wood flooring leaving a stain that could never be washed away. The floor was finally replaced, ...


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    White Lion Inn

    Thomasville, Alabama

    64.6 miles from Meridian, MS

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


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    City Cemetery

    Kosciusko, Mississippi

    70 miles from Meridian, MS

    Apparently a grave which is adorned with a statue of the deceased is said to cry. And it isn't condensation either, really.


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    Pickens County Courthouse

    Carrollton, Alabama

    71.4 miles from Meridian, MS

    A ghostly face appears in the window of this courthouse in Carrollton, Alabama. Legend attributes the face to a wrongly-accused man who was either lynched by an angry mob after being dragged from the courthouse or who died after being struck by lightning at the exact moment that he leaned ...


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    Whatley House

    Moundville, Alabama

    72.8 miles from Meridian, MS

    Although the house no longer exists, the ground it stands on still does and the ground itself is the source of the haunting claims. Supposedly this house was built on old slave quarters and a cemetery (very busy stretch of land) and this made for some uneasy living.


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    The White Lady of Wagarville

    Wagarville, Alabama

    75 miles from Meridian, MS

    Yet another 'urban legend' type cautionary tale of a poor unfortunate woman who was raped and killed (though there appears to be no corroborating evidence to that effect) and therefore doomed to walk the earth and expressing her rage by shaking people's cars. It seems every state has one, and ...


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    Moundville Archaeological Park

    Moundville, Alabama

    76.6 miles from Meridian, MS

    At these historic Native American mounds, reports say, ghostly drums may be heard at night and lights may be seen coming from one of the larger mounds that looks like a pyramid.


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    387 Old Corinth Rd

    Petal, Mississippi

    76.9 miles from Meridian, MS

    Its an old two story house that has been there for at least 20 to 30 years, unkept, and feels like you're being drawn towards it. Ever time I walk past it, its feels like danger, like something demonic is calling me to come with him or her somewhere. A ...


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    Friendship Cemetery

    Columbus, Mississippi

    78.9 miles from Meridian, MS

    In the area where the Civil War graves are the ghost of a Confederate soldier has been seen roaming between the graves.


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    Railroad Crossing

    Wagarville, Alabama

    79.2 miles from Meridian, MS

    The ubiquitous haunting of a man who fell asleep on the railroad tracks and was killed who now haunts the tracks.


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    Railroad Tracks

    Coy, Alabama

    79.5 miles from Meridian, MS

    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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    Princess Theatre

    Columbus, Mississippi

    79.6 miles from Meridian, MS

    The theatre has been renovated from a theatre to a cinema several times, which has caused unrest among the spirits that reside here. They include the former owner of the theatre and the ghost of a shadowy figure who likes to stand on the theatre balcony. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Lincoln House Bed and Breakfast

    Columbus, Mississippi

    79.6 miles from Meridian, MS

    This house was the first residence of the Columbus mayor back when it was built in 1833. The has been restored, and is now a bed and breakfast. Guests have reported strange occurrences here, such as he apparition of a lady in a white dress and a hovering cloud that ...


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    Armstrong Road - Railway Tracks

    Columbus, Mississippi

    79.8 miles from Meridian, MS

    Reported to be haunted by the ghost of a woman who committed suicide by train after her husband died in an accident on the tracks.


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    Callaway Hall - Mississippi University for Women

    Columbus, Mississippi

    79.8 miles from Meridian, MS

    Reportedly haunted by a ghost named Mary.


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    Wisteria Mansion

    Columbus, Mississippi

    80.2 miles from Meridian, MS

    The current and previous owners of the house have reported seeing a man in a white shirt rushing past the kitchen window towards the front door, however when they open the door, the man has vanished. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Temple Heights Mansion

    Columbus, Mississippi

    80.2 miles from Meridian, MS

    Temple Heights Mansion was built in 1837 by General Richard T. Brownrigg and changed owners several times until retired Methodist minister named J.H. Kennebrew moved in with his wife and five children: Daisy, Laura, Jessie, Ruth and Elizabeth. It is Elizabeth who is said to haunt the house now. Her ...


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    Three Legged Lady Road - Nash Road

    Columbus, Mississippi

    80.4 miles from Meridian, MS

    The three-legged lady is an urban legend unique to Mississippi. There are numerous variations of exactly who the three-legged lady was, and how she came by her three legs. They generally involve the death of a lover/husband which results in her sewing her dead lover's leg onto her ...


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    Highland House

    Columbus, Mississippi

    80.5 miles from Meridian, MS

    The early-1900s Highland House, no longer in operation as an inn, was said to be haunted by the ghost of a housekeeper who set fire to the master's previous house after he turned away her advances. Witnesses have heard voices and seen doors open and close on their own.


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    New Providence Cemetery - Carstarphen Cemetery

    Coy, Alabama

    81 miles from Meridian, MS

    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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    Marion Military Institute

    Marion, Alabama

    82.5 miles from Meridian, MS

    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

    83 miles from Meridian, MS

    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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    Waverly Plantation

    West Point, Mississippi

    84.2 miles from Meridian, MS

    The Waverly is haunted by the ghost of a young girl who is apparently searching for her mother and also by a man in military uniform who is prone to appearing in mirrors. Objects move of their own accord.


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    Nancy Mountain - Haines Mountain

    Franklin, Alabama

    84.7 miles from Meridian, MS

    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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    Death Masks of Mt. Nebo Cemetery

    Wagarville, Alabama

    85.7 miles from Meridian, MS

    This place doesn't even need to be haunted, it's just freaking eerie.


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    Fairview Inn

    Jackson, Mississippi

    86 miles from Meridian, MS

    This 1908 historic inn is rumoured to have a ghost or two haunting one of the rooms, where guests have reported feeling temperature drops and having furniture moved around the suite at night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Jemison Center - Old Bryce Mental Hospital

    Northport, Alabama

    86.2 miles from Meridian, MS

    Although most ghost websites will refer to this place as Old Bryce Mental Hospital, this is not an accurate designation. There is a Bryce Mental Hospital in Alabama, but it has been located in Tuscaloosa since its inception in 1861 and the Jemison Center, as this place is accurately called, ...


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    Old Bryce Hospital

    Northport, Alabama

    86.3 miles from Meridian, MS

    A former insane asylum with a reputation for treating its patients cruelly (especially black patients of which there were a disproportionate amount), this place is an obvious choice for claims of haunting. People claim to feel hot and cold spots, see items moving and hear ghostly sounds and footsteps. ...


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    Old Capitol

    Jackson, Mississippi

    86.3 miles from Meridian, MS

    Legend claims that the office of a man who reportedly died at his desk is haunted by his ghost. People claim to hear strange noises and the sounds of doors opening and closing coming from the office when there is no one in there.


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    Hay Hall

    Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    87.1 miles from Meridian, MS

    Yet another one of those vague claims without any substantiation the "haunting of Hay Hall" usually goes something like this: One of the rooms is supposedly haunted by a girl who used to live there.... Really? Did she die there? Why's she there? Did she just love college ...


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    Chapel of the Cross

    Madison, Mississippi

    87.4 miles from Meridian, MS

    The ghost of a woman whose fiance died before they could be wed is said to appear weeping at his grave in the cemetery.


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    Drish House

    Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    87.8 miles from Meridian, MS

    People claim to see lights in the mansion when no one is there and there are also reports of the tower being engulfed in ghostly flames.


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    Old Public Library - Jemison Mansion

    Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    87.9 miles from Meridian, MS

    This mansion turned library turned tourist attraction/wedding venue is said to be haunted. Visitors report cold spots, strange feelings and an eerie "presence".


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    Gaines Ridge Dinner Club

    Camden, Alabama

    88.4 miles from Meridian, MS

    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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    Gamma Phi Beta House - University of Alabama

    Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    88.8 miles from Meridian, MS

    Although this haunted spot can be found on most ghost websites, there are very few accounts to be found. Reportedly the bathroom taps turn on by themselves and doors slamming. I'd mark this one as dubious.


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    Burnt Bridge

    Purvis, Mississippi

    88.9 miles from Meridian, MS

    Although the old bridge has been replaced, legend has it that it used to be haunted by a girl in a prom dress who was killed there.


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    Grave of Red Eagle

    Little River, Alabama

    93 miles from Meridian, MS

    Ghost websites will tell you that this gravesite is haunted by the ghost of Red Eagle and if you go out late at night you'll see the spirit doing an Indian dance on his own grave. Yes, because that makes perfect sense. I mean everyone knows them injun fellers ...


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    Brooklyn Cemetery

    Brooklyn, Mississippi

    94.8 miles from Meridian, MS

    Reportedly haunted by the ghost of a young boy who is often seen walking through the cemetery.


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    Gregg Hamilton House

    Aberdeen, Mississippi

    101.1 miles from Meridian, MS

    A former resident at this historic house reported seeing the apparition of an elderly African American maid in a black dress on many occasions. She was regarded as a kindly presence, and would often help those in distress. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Sauls Valley Cemetery

    Jayess, Mississippi

    105.1 miles from Meridian, MS

    People claim to have seen dancing lights around the graves.


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    Myrtle Grove Cemetery

    Lumberton, Mississippi

    105.2 miles from Meridian, MS

    Ghostly shadows, full body apparitions and feelings of dread (could that be because you are in a cemetery and confronting your own mortality) are the meat that makeup this haunting report.


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    China Grove Church

    Tylertown, Mississippi

    112.3 miles from Meridian, MS

    The general and oft-repeated haunting story claims the church has a picture of Jesus that cries blood (right) and there's a man who haunts the fields who was allegedly killed by his own tractor.


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