Haunted Places in Newton, Alabama



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    Bill Sketoe's Hole - Choctawhatchee Bridge

    Newton, Alabama

    There are a couple of different accounts as to why Bill Sketoe was hanged. Some claim that he deserted his post to care for a sick wife, other's that he was assisting in local guerilla operations against the army, in any event, he ran afoul of the local confederate ...


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    Lake Tholocco

    Ozark, Alabama

    8 miles from Newton, AL

    On the darkest nights, figures and sounds can be seen and heard in the woods. This is a spot where Confederate armies used to camp during the Civil War.


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    IICR Inc.

    Ozark, Alabama

    8.4 miles from Newton, 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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    J. D. Holman House

    Ozark, Alabama

    8.8 miles from Newton, 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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    The Rawls Hotel

    Enterprise, Alabama

    14.8 miles from Newton, AL

    The original owner, Mr. Rawls, as well as a gaggle of ghostly children are said to haunt this quaint hotel in Enterprise, AL. Numerous reports of hearing ghostly children as well as unexplained events have been reported at this hotel which dates back to 1903.


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    Pondtown Road

    Hartford, Alabama

    19.5 miles from Newton, AL

    Pondtown Road and Justice Mills Creek are haunted by the apparition of a German Shepard, which was run over by a car. People have claimed to seen and to have heard the frightening apparition. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Graceville Spook Lights

    Graceville, Florida

    25.9 miles from Newton, AL

    A series of ghostly lights have continually been spotted near the intersection of Jones Road and SR 2 at this spot near Gracefille, Florida. Dale Cox in his book "Ghosts of Bellamy Bridge" speculates that this might be related to the lynching of Edward Christian and Hattie Browman which ...


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    Graceville Spook Lights

    Graceville, Florida

    25.9 miles from Newton, AL

    A series of ghostly lights have continually been spotted near the intersection of Jones Road and SR 2 at this spot near Gracefille, Florida. Dale Cox in his book "Ghosts of Bellamy Bridge" speculates that this might be related to the lynching of Edward Christian and Hattie Browman which ...


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    Graceville Bridge

    Graceville, Florida

    26 miles from Newton, AL

    In this version of the bridge ghost, participants put their cars in park on the old bridge. It is said that the ghost of a girl who died nearby will push the car to safety across the bridge.


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    Aunt B's - Southern Hospitality

    Elba, Alabama

    27.9 miles from Newton, 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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    The Dancing Ghost of Grancer Harrison

    Kinston, Alabama

    33 miles from Newton, AL

    William "Grancer" Harrison loved dancing and parties so much, that he built a dance hall on his property to hold weekly festivities. As he aged he realized he would not live forever and so had a grave site with an above ground tomb constructed near the dance hall so ...


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    Wait's Mansion Bed and Breakfast

    Bonifay, Florida

    37.5 miles from Newton, AL

    Although this bed and breakfast inn is currently up for sale, the 1920's mansion it is housed in is rumoured to be haunted. Visitors have reported cold spots and strange noises, while others claim to have seen strange lights in the house. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Troy State University

    Troy, Alabama

    38.1 miles from Newton, 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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    Bellamy Bridge

    Marianna, Florida

    38.6 miles from Newton, AL

    This is perhaps one of the best-known "haunted" places in Florida. Bellamy Bridge is an old metal bridge dating from 1914, but it is supposedly haunted by Elizabeth Bellamy, who is said to have died nearby nearly 80 years before that. The legend says it was her wedding ...


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    Corinth Church

    Westville, Florida

    41.7 miles from Newton, AL

    This church was supposedly the site of a boy's grisly death in the 1960s. His bloody handprints are said to still be visible on the walls inside, particularly just to the left of the entrance. Some have even seen the young boy and his murderer walking around the ...


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    Russ House

    Marianna, Florida

    44.3 miles from Newton, AL

    The historic Russ House, built in 1895, is said to be haunted by several ghosts. The house serves as the home of the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce and the county's visitor center. The grounds were the site of the 1864 Battle of Marianna, where several soldiers were killed. Another ...


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    Ely-Criglar House

    Marianna, Florida

    44.4 miles from Newton, AL

    Originally the manor house for Francis R. Ely's cotton plantation, this building is often known as "Ely Corner" in relation to the Civil War Battle of Marianna. It is believed that restless spirits from the battle still reside here.


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    St Luke's Episcopal Church

    Marianna, Florida

    44.5 miles from Newton, AL

    The Civil War "Battle of Marianna" took place in and around the grounds of St Luke's Episcopal Church, and it is believed that one of the Confederate soldiers killed there still haunts the basement. Witnesses describe seeing the apparition of an elderly, bearded man, dressed in period clothing.


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    Kendall Manor Inn

    Eufaula, Alabama

    46.9 miles from Newton, AL

    This 1872 inn was said to be haunted by Annie, a dedicated nursemaid who took care of a former owner's children, and stayed on even after her death. Also believed to reside here are the ghosts of a Victorian lady and little girl who hang out in the downstairs area ...


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    Two Egg Stump Jumper

    Sneads, Florida

    47.8 miles from Newton, AL

    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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    Walton County Emergency Operations Center

    DeFuniak Springs, Florida

    51.2 miles from Newton, AL

    A little girl named Sally May allegedly died on this spot in the 1920s, and she continues to haunt the area (now an Emergency Operations Center) by keeping the local 911 midnight-shift on their toes.


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    Old Covington County Jail

    Andalusia, Alabama

    51.8 miles from Newton, AL

    This historic jail is no longer in operation, but is rumoured to be haunted. Visitors to the jail claim to have heard voices, felt cold spots and smelt new paint, despite the fact that the building was never renovated. Others claim to have seen a figure peering out of the ...


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    Hotel DeFuniak

    DeFuniak Springs, Florida

    52 miles from Newton, AL

    This hauntings at this 1920's era bed and breakfast hotel are mainly confined to an upstairs suite, so if you're looking for a paranormal experience in this old building, look no further than Room #008. Known as the 'Aviary Room', housekeeping staff and guests have reported a ghostly pair ...


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    The Little Big Store

    DeFuniak Springs, Florida

    52.1 miles from Newton, AL

    This old-fashioned general store is rumoured to be haunted by a ghost from the past, perhaps a former owner. Phenomena reported here includes disembodied footsteps in the aisles and items being knocked from shelves by unseen hands. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    H and M Hot Dog Shop

    DeFuniak Springs, Florida

    52.1 miles from Newton, AL

    Widely proclaimed as serving the best hot dogs in the world, this tiny establishment has been a staple part of the community for over half a century. The shop is also the second oldest hot dog stand in the country, and although soda is served instead of alcohol, it ...


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    Sun Bright Manor

    DeFuniak Springs, Florida

    52.4 miles from Newton, AL

    A beautiful Victorian-era boarding house with a checkered past. Visitors report doors opening and closing on their own, and numerous other odd little occurrences. Also known as the Sidney Johnston Catts House (Florida's 22nd governor, who lived there at one time), this home has been on the U.S. National Register ...


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    Euchee Valley Presbyterian Cemetery

    Ponce de Leon, Florida

    52.7 miles from Newton, AL

    A malevolent spirit of a man supposedly appears at night and chases after anyone foolish enough to visit after sundown.


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    1880's Josephine Hotel

    Union Springs, Alabama

    56.3 miles from Newton, 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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    Consolation Church

    Greenville, Alabama

    57.9 miles from Newton, 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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    Headless Indian Chiefs - Walker's Town

    Sneads, Florida

    62.7 miles from Newton, AL

    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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    Black Creek Cemetery

    Freeport, Florida

    66.9 miles from Newton, AL

    Had an old church next to the cemetery that was built in the 1800's. It is said that a young girl and her little brother were walking home one night in the early 1900's. They decided to cut across the cemetery. A bear chased them into the churches' bell tower ...


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    Old Calhoun County Courthouse

    Blountstown, Florida

    70.1 miles from Newton, AL

    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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    Cobb Cemetery

    Newton, Florida

    70.4 miles from Newton, AL

    Here's a ghost will really specific needs... supposedly, mostly in February, and mostly around 1:24 AM, the ghost of a retired officer haunts the cemetery, looking for his wife.


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    Jameson Inn / Quality Inn

    Crestview, Florida

    71.1 miles from Newton, AL

    Built in 2000, the Jameson Inn started off with a bang - almost immediately the ghost of a man was seen repeatedly walking the second floor hallways, hanging about near the elevators. Some employees claim room 208 is particularly active. Other stories are a bit more gruesome: On one ...


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    Baker County Courthouse

    Newton, Georgia

    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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    Holt Cemetery

    Auburn, Alabama

    78.5 miles from Newton, 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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    Allison House Inn

    Quincy, Florida

    79.8 miles from Newton, AL

    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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    Quincy Leaf Theatre

    Quincy, Florida

    79.9 miles from Newton, AL

    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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    Confetti's Nightclub / El Potosino

    Panama City, Florida

    80 miles from Newton, AL

    This location has changed hands A LOT in the past few years. It was Confetti's Nightclub for a while, and patrons would complain about objects being thrown at them, toilets flushing on their own, and generally "violent" sounds emanating from the bathrooms. A few claimed to have seen ...


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    Tuskegee National Forest

    Notasulga, Alabama

    80.1 miles from Newton, 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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    Holiday Inn

    Panama City Beach, Florida

    80.5 miles from Newton, AL

    Apparently one tourist checked in here and never checked out! Guests near the top floors of the building have reported strange things, like alarms, televisions and lights turning on and off... always it seems around 4AM. Some have claimed to have seen a man in shorts and t-shirt, ...


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    Tuskegee Army Airfield - Sharpe Airfield

    Tuskegee, Alabama

    80.5 miles from Newton, 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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    Red Lady of Huntingdon College

    Montgomery, Alabama

    80.7 miles from Newton, 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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    Tallapoosa Entertainment Center

    Montgomery, Alabama

    81.6 miles from Newton, 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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    Camp Watts - Confederate Graveyard

    Notasulga, Alabama

    82.6 miles from Newton, 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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    Martin House

    Panama City, Florida

    82.7 miles from Newton, AL

    This home is infamous among locals of Panama City, Florida. An entire family was allegedly murdered there years ago, and it is now supposed to be haunted by their anguished spirits. The house is owned by the Smurfit Stone Papermill across the street, and is still used by ...


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    State Capitol Building

    Montgomery, Alabama

    82.8 miles from Newton, 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

    83.1 miles from Newton, 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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    Garmier Bayou

    Fort Walton Beach, Florida

    83.6 miles from Newton, AL

    Locals say near the end of Garmier Bayou, late at night, you can see shadow figures of Native Americans who were slaughtered centuries ago.


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    Maxwell Air Force Base

    Montgomery, Alabama

    84.7 miles from Newton, 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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