Haunted Places in Montgomery, Alabama



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    State Capitol Building

    Montgomery, Alabama

    0.8 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    A woman in Civil War era clothing is said to haunt the State Capitol Building.


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    Lucas Tavern - Old Alabama Town

    Montgomery, Alabama

    1 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    The ghost of owner and hostess Eliza Lucas is said to appear here. She wears Victorian clothing and is very friendly: She waves and smiles at passersby from the doorway.


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    Red Lady of Huntingdon College

    Montgomery, Alabama

    1.4 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    The ghost of a lonely girl, an outcast from all her peers who committed suicide is said to wander the dorms of Huntingdon College. It is also said that every year, on the night of her suicide (no exact date on offer, of course) red light emanates from the room ...


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    Maxwell Air Force Base

    Montgomery, Alabama

    4 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    In Building 1433 an eerie presence has been felt, and lieutenants may awaken with their beds soaked in river water. Shadows move in the halls and a burnt electrical smell occurrs on the 2nd floor. Electrical phenomena have been reported as well. They say the ghosts here are Confederate soldiers ...


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    Rocky Mount

    Prattville, Alabama

    9.3 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    This 1891 establishment used to be a b&b; however, it is now only hired out for weddings and events. The ghost who resides here, believed to be the owner's Great-Aunt Mae. In life, Great-Aunt Mae loved music so much she would wake up in the middle of the night and ...


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    Tallapoosa Entertainment Center

    Montgomery, Alabama

    10.2 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    This casino is said to be haunted. There are reports of machines playing by themselves (what happens if a ghost hits the jackpot we wonder?), whispering voices and some objects appear to move independently of human interaction.


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    The Plantation House

    Prattville, Alabama

    11 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    Dating back to 1832, this old home is known locally as "The Plantation House." It operated for many years as a bed and breakfast, but as of 2014 it is on the market for any interested buyers. There have long been sightings reported of the ghost of Mr ...


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    Wetumpka Chamber of Commerce

    Wetumpka, Alabama

    13 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    The chambers are housed within a 1910 building, which was originally the town bank. Staff have reported hearing disembodied footsteps, ghostly voices and the sound of someone being dragged through an upstairs corridor. On the third floor, which hasn't been used for decades according to staff, furniture moves around ...


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    Wetumpka Mortuary

    Wetumpka, Alabama

    13 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    This historic building is no longer a mortuary, and is currently believed to be unoccupied. A poltergeist has been known to turn the lights on and off, and passer-by's have reportedly heard screams coming out of the building. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Bear Creek Swamp

    Prattville, Alabama

    16.6 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    Ghostly lights and Civil War era soldiers seem to be haunting Bear Creek Swamp.


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    Tuskegee Army Airfield - Sharpe Airfield

    Tuskegee, Alabama

    31.8 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    There is no trespassing allowed on this site, as it is owned by a hunting club. Signs posted here reportedly say "Anyone found here at night will be found here in the morning." It is said that the sound of a phantom explosion can be heard as well as the ...


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    Harper Hill Cemetery

    Dadeville, Alabama

    34.1 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    This former church and cemetery site is said to be haunted. Legend has it that the church's pastor went mad one day and murdered his entire family and it is their ghosts that are said to haunt the grounds.


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    Liberty Cemetery

    Alexander City, Alabama

    35.1 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    You may hear the cries of a baby who died during the Civil War, and feel an eerie presence.


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    Oakachoy Covered Bridge

    Alexander City, Alabama

    36.4 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    Vandals burned the bridge down a few years ago, but it was reported that it was haunted by a slave who was hanged nearby.


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    Camp Watts - Confederate Graveyard

    Notasulga, Alabama

    36.8 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    You may see the ghostly apparitions of soldiers here or in the surrounding woods. Their voices and sounds also have been heard.


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    1880's Josephine Hotel

    Union Springs, Alabama

    37.4 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    Although the historic hotel is no longer in service, it now is an art museum and a café. Ghostly voices and strange lights have been seen in the building after it has closed down for the night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Refuge Bridge

    Clanton, Alabama

    38.5 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    Every bridge in Alabama is haunted. Every. Single. Bridge. This one however you'd best be careful on, because it's not your standard "scorned woman walks the bridge" story. This one contains a malevolent and evil presence prone to chasing people and vehicular violence.


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    Tuskegee National Forest

    Notasulga, Alabama

    41 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    The area is said to be haunted and cursed by devil worshippers who first used the area in the 1990s.


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    Old Depot Museum

    Selma, Alabama

    41.7 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    Formerly the city train station and an ammunitions depot, the spook haunting this museum seems to be fond of the elevator, as it has been known to move from floor to floor of its own accord. Submitted by Callum Swift


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    St. James Hotel

    Selma, Alabama

    42 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    Built in 1837, the historic hotel was fully renovated in 1997. Frank and Jesse James were frequent, sometimes long-term, guests at the hotel. Among other spirits, the ghost of Jesse James is said to reside here, a male apparition in 1880s cowboy garb. Jesse's girlfriend Lucinda has been seen here ...


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    Grace Hall

    Selma, Alabama

    42.3 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    Grace Hall is an 1859 private home and the residence of at least five ghosts. One, the ghost of "Miz Eliza," is a 19th-century lady of the house who in life had four daughters. She is most often seen by children and younger women. She wears a white gown and ...


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    The Castle - Weaver House

    Selma, Alabama

    42.4 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    This 1865 house is rumored to have been copied from a castle on the Rhine and was once owned by one of Selma's founding families. Strange things happen here, such as the faint sound of music playing at night and a light that a witness outside saw shining in the ...


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    Vaughan Smitherman Museum

    Selma, Alabama

    42.4 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    Formerly a civil war hospital, this historic building now serves as a local historical museum. The place is allegedly haunted by a ghostly nurse forever pacing the stairs and the third floor, as well as the former town founder who is regarded as a rather serious presence. Submitted by Callum ...


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    Trotter Home

    Selma, Alabama

    42.5 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    The spirit who lives here is reported to appear as a shadow in the corner of your eye. Other strange things happen here too: Doors open and lights turn on by themselves, footsteps and knocking soundes are heard, and balls of light have been seen. Also, plants are knocked down ...


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    501 Tremont Street

    Selma, Alabama

    42.5 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    This privately owned home is haunted by Gerald, a ghost who moves objects in the house to suit his taste. If anything is put in a spot where it does not belong, Gerald moves it to another area. For example, the ghost doesn't like for anything to be placed on ...


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    George Baker House

    Selma, Alabama

    42.5 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    Thought to be build sometime before 1861, this house was the site of a Civil War battle, during which a wounded Union soldier crept beneath the stairs and died. Reports say his blood is still visible there, and residents hear footsteps in the upstairs part of the building--even though the ...


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    Brownstone Manor

    Selma, Alabama

    42.6 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    This grand 1890's residence is supposedly haunted by Ms Hooper, a former owner. Visitors nowadays have reported paintings being moved around, disembodied footsteps and the apparition of a woman in an old-fashioned dress. Submitted by Callum Swift


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    Sturdivant Museum

    Selma, Alabama

    42.6 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    Those who work there claim there are many ghostly occurrences within its walls. Rocking chairs that rock on their own, doors that are opened by an unseen hand and other unexplained phenomena have lead some to conclude that Sturdivant is haunted by its former master John Parkman.


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    Tally-Ho Restaurant

    Selma, Alabama

    43 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    The ghost of a young woman who was murdered in the restaurant many years ago still haunts it. She makes herself known by throwing objects around and moving light fittings around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Troy State University

    Troy, Alabama

    44.1 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    Students pass along the tale of the ghost at Pace Hall, a female apparition, and of strange noises and objects that move and shake by themselves. At Shackelford Hall, now reported to be condemned, a ghost named Sally is said to haunt the third floor. She is said to have ...


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    Sturdivant Mansion

    Jacksons' Gap, Alabama

    45.7 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    Nothing but a few walls remain of Sturdivant mansion except rumors of the ghosts that resided there. The ruin in the woods is reportedly haunted, though reports as to the exact nature of the haunting differ. There is a legend that a madman once slaughtered every person inside ...


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    Purifoy-Lipscomb House

    Pine Apple, Alabama

    46.6 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    The house is supposedly haunted by a slave who fell into a well and died, and who is seen on the front porch of the house. Wailing sounds are heard by visitors, and locals refuse to venture there at night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Lovelady Bridge

    Camp Hill, Alabama

    48.3 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    Reportedly the site of a suicide or car accident in which a pregnant woman died. Apparently you can hear her crying at night on the bridge. (Photo courtesy of Steve Osborne)


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    Holt Cemetery

    Auburn, Alabama

    50.1 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    It is said that photos taken here have turned up strange things after being developed, and those who leave tape recorders here will pick up the sound of someone singing.


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    University Chapel - Auburn University

    Auburn, Alabama

    50.4 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    Originally haunted by a ghost dubbed "Sydney", the spirit of a Confederate soldier who died there. Sydney reportedly manifested in the 20's when an acting troupe took over the chapel and he began bedeviling them. Overactive theater students imaginations or evidence of an actual haunting, who knows, but reportedly ...


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    Old Train Depot

    Auburn, Alabama

    50.6 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    Many ghost websites make this ludicrous claim about the Train Depot: "It is said that if you go in there, no matter where you go, you always come back to the spot where you came in. " What does that even mean? How is that evidence of a ...


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    Consolation Church

    Greenville, Alabama

    57 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    If every ghost story about this little church is true, then this place would take the #1 prize as most haunted place on earth. Stories abound from ghostly hell hounds, wailing banshees, confederate army soldiers and so many other reports of haunted happenings that they cannot all be listed ...


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    Salem-Shotwell Covered Bridge

    Opelika, Alabama

    57.2 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    The original bridge was the site of a tragedy when a woman and her two children were crossing it in a car and the bridge collapsed. All three were killed. Urban legend has it that if you put candy on the bridge's edge at night, by the light of your ...


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    Gravity Hill

    Sylacauga, Alabama

    57.9 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    One of those interesting phenomena, this Gravity Hill can be found just west of Fulton Gap Rd on Gravity Hill Lane/U.S. 280.


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    Old Courthouse

    Columbiana, Alabama

    58.8 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    The ghost that occupies the upper floor of the apparently likes sunlight as it has a tendency to open closed blinds. People claim to hear knocking and other unexplainable noises and one person claims the ghost operated a typewriter and corrected a typing error she had made(??).


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    Spring Villa

    Opelika, Alabama

    59.6 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    Allegedly haunted by a former master of the house and slave owner who was killed by one of his slaves. Although this origin story is unlikely since the purported master died after slavery was abolished and also apparently of natural causes, many people are convinced the house is haunted, ...


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    Double Hill Road

    Opelika, Alabama

    60.6 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    Reportedly haunted by a ghostly horse drawn carriage.


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    University of Montevallo

    Montevallo, Alabama

    60.8 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    Reports tell of a spooky tunnel that runs under this entire campus once used during the Civil War, now used as a steam chassis. The Reynolds theater department was said to be used as a Civil War hospital, and rumor has it that one of the rooms was stacked with ...


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    Gaines Ridge Dinner Club

    Camden, Alabama

    61.8 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    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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    Judson College

    Marion, Alabama

    61.9 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    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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    Marion Military Institute

    Marion, Alabama

    62.1 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    Claims of strange noises and objects being moved cause some people to say that the MMI is haunted.


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    Aunt B's - Southern Hospitality

    Elba, Alabama

    67.3 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    Originally built in 1910 for the family of a doctor, Aunt B's was an inn that was rumored to be haunted. Reports say it is no longer in operation and is for sale. Witnesses say the hauntings here consist of men who try to break into the window or peer ...


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    Cemetery Mountain

    Talladega, Alabama

    73.3 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    If it's called Cemetery Mountain, well it just has to be haunted. You can't have a place called Cemetery Mountain and it not be haunted, that would be un-American. It's called Cemetery Mountain, and it's spooky and there are a lot of cemeteries there. So it's haunted. ...


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    J. D. Holman House

    Ozark, Alabama

    73.8 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    I haven't had the opportunity to investigate all the stories on this old mansion, recently bought by the City of Ozark. It was built in 1912 by the Holman Family and is probably 8,000 square feet two-story structure with full basement, located on Broad Street in Ozark. We ...


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    IICR Inc.

    Ozark, Alabama

    73.8 miles from the center of Montgomery, AL

    Our office building is directly in front of the Claybank Church & Cemetery in Ozark, AL. Unusual and unexplained things occur frequently in our building. This has been going on for several years. A large lab book flies off shelf, splatters in floor, breaking the spine of ...


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