Haunted Places in Owens Cross Roads, Alabama



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    Hell's Gates

    Huntsville, Alabama

    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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    Kent Robertson Park

    Huntsville, Alabama

    8.3 miles from Owens Cross Roads, AL

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


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    Frat House - Heritage Bible College

    Huntsville, Alabama

    8.7 miles from Owens Cross Roads, 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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    Cedarhurst Mansion

    Huntsville, Alabama

    10.3 miles from Owens Cross Roads, 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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    Union Cemetery

    Woodville, Alabama

    11.4 miles from Owens Cross Roads, 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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    Dead Children's Playground - Maple Hill Cemetery

    Huntsville, Alabama

    11.6 miles from Owens Cross Roads, 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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    Maple Hill Cemetery

    Huntsville, Alabama

    12 miles from Owens Cross Roads, 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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    Old Dallas Mill Site

    Huntsville, Alabama

    12.9 miles from Owens Cross Roads, 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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    Cooley Cemetery

    Guntersville, Alabama

    13.7 miles from Owens Cross Roads, 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

    17.1 miles from Owens Cross Roads, 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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    Shelton Park

    Madison, Alabama

    17.4 miles from Owens Cross Roads, AL

    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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    Whole Backstage Theater

    Guntersville, Alabama

    18.7 miles from Owens Cross Roads, 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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    Main Street Strip

    Albertville, Alabama

    26.3 miles from Owens Cross Roads, 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

    26.7 miles from Owens Cross Roads, 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

    27.2 miles from Owens Cross Roads, AL

    Just another haunted cemetery.


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    Cry Baby Hollow Bridge

    Hartselle, Alabama

    29 miles from Owens Cross Roads, 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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    Moody Brick House

    Fackler, Alabama

    29.1 miles from Owens Cross Roads, 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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    McCandless Hall - Athens State College

    Athens, Alabama

    32.5 miles from Owens Cross Roads, 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

    32.5 miles from Owens Cross Roads, 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

    32.7 miles from Owens Cross Roads, 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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    Woodland Hospital

    Cullman, Alabama

    37.4 miles from Owens Cross Roads, 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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    Gallant Children's Cemetery

    Gallant, Alabama

    42.5 miles from Owens Cross Roads, AL

    Visitors here may see ghostly children coming out to play.


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    Bee Springs Church and Cemetery

    Dellrose, Tennessee

    43.1 miles from Owens Cross Roads, AL


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    Mountain View Hospital

    Gadsden, Alabama

    43.6 miles from Owens Cross Roads, AL

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


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    Mount Pisgah Cemetery

    Gadsden, Alabama

    43.7 miles from Owens Cross Roads, 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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    Haunted Bridge

    Gadsden, Alabama

    44.5 miles from Owens Cross Roads, 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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    Hinds Road

    Gadsden, Alabama

    44.7 miles from Owens Cross Roads, 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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    Dwight Mill Village

    Gadsden, Alabama

    45.5 miles from Owens Cross Roads, 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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    Auto Zone

    Moulton, Alabama

    47.1 miles from Owens Cross Roads, 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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    Lucy's Afterlife Night Club

    Gadsden, Alabama

    47.5 miles from Owens Cross Roads, AL

    This night club housed in a 1903 historic building has a ghost named (you guessed it) Lucy. She is occasionally seen by staff and patrons wandering through the building, and is believed to be responsible for a variety of other paranormal activity reported. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Desoto Falls

    Mentone, Alabama

    49.5 miles from Owens Cross Roads, AL

    The ghost of an old woman and her dog is said to wander the area around Desoto Falls. Allegedly the ghost of the old woman was angered at not having a properly marked grave after thieves stole her burial money so she wandered the hills. The legend has it that ...


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    Jack Cole Road

    Hayden, Alabama

    49.5 miles from Owens Cross Roads, AL


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    Crestwood Cemetery

    Gadsden, Alabama

    49.9 miles from Owens Cross Roads, AL

    Rumored to be located on a former slave plantation, people claim that it is haunted by slaves who died there. The specific claim that is most often repeated is that of a hanged slave that appears in the trees.


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    Coat's Bend Plantation House

    Gadsden, Alabama

    50.7 miles from Owens Cross Roads, AL

    This historic mansion is haunted by a former slave at the plantation house. Residents claim to have seen her standing in the courtyard of the mansion, staring up at them. A male resident was apparently attacked by a flying ghostly light that materialised in the private cemetery adjacent ...


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    Flatwoods

    Steele, Alabama

    50.7 miles from Owens Cross Roads, AL

    The woods along here is reportedly the site where a group of freed black slaves set up a settlement following the Civil War that was burned out and destroyed by the KKK. It is said to be haunted by the men and women who died during the raid.


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    Coosa River Sea Serpent

    Gadsden, Alabama

    50.9 miles from Owens Cross Roads, AL

    The Coosa River is a hotspot for sea serpent sightings and reports of something odd inhabiting the river have been made for over a hundred years.


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    Old South Pittsburg Hospital

    South Pittsburg, Tennessee

    51 miles from Owens Cross Roads, 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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    Jazz Man - Second Creek Bridge

    Rogersville, Alabama

    54.8 miles from Owens Cross Roads, 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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    William B. Bankhead National Forest

    Owens Cross Roads, Alabama

    55.8 miles from Owens Cross Roads, 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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    Hales Bar Marina and Dam

    Guild, Tennessee

    61.1 miles from Owens Cross Roads, AL

    Constructed in 1905 to tame the whirlpools along the Tennessee River, legend has it that the dam was cursed by Native Americans. Some say if visitors get too close, they'll be sucked in. Witnesses have seen eerie black figures and heard chanting, and some have seen apparitions of drowning Native ...


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    Little Vine Cemetery

    Owens Cross Roads, Alabama

    61.2 miles from Owens Cross Roads, 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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    Winston County Courthouse

    Double Springs, Alabama

    61.9 miles from Owens Cross Roads, 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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    Pinson Cemetery

    Pinson, Alabama

    63.1 miles from Owens Cross Roads, AL

    There's legend here of a ghost who does housework! That's right, allegedly there are sightings of a ghost... sweeping. Because after an entire life of drudgery and cleaning, that's how every woman wants to spend her afterlife.


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    Bear Creek Church

    Culleoka, Tennessee

    63.6 miles from Owens Cross Roads, 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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    McFall Road Tunnel

    Jacksonville, Alabama

    63.8 miles from Owens Cross Roads, AL

    A narrow tunnel on McFall Road in Jacksonville Alabama where you can park your car and turn the headlights off. It is rumored that there are black figures that fade in and out of the shadows as your eyes adjust. (Submitted by Braden B.)


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    Walking Horse Hotel

    Wartrace, Tennessee

    65.3 miles from Owens Cross Roads, 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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    Historic Tower House Inn

    Manchester, Tennessee

    65.3 miles from Owens Cross Roads, AL

    The spirits that live here are said to be former owner John P. Adams, his wife May and his son, Marion. John's apparition has been seen in the parlor and Civil War museum area, and Marion is seen in the children's room upstairs. The hauntings have been mentioned in several ...


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    Piedmont Jacksonville Rd

    Piedmont, Alabama

    65.4 miles from Owens Cross Roads, AL

    This is the Legend of The Ghost Bride Of Piedmont Jacksonville Rd. Legend has it that many years ago on Halloween, a young bride to be was getting ready for her wedding. When she went outside of her house she was attacked and dragged off to the other side ...


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    Moncrief Cemetery

    Gardendale, Alabama

    66.4 miles from Owens Cross Roads, AL

    Eerie screams have been heard and ghostly apparitions have been seen haunting the Moncrief cemetery.


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    Dump Road - Old Chief Ladiga Trail

    Jacksonville, Alabama

    68 miles from Owens Cross Roads, AL

    Many people claim to have seen many different ghostly things, primarily people in old-fashioned clothes walking the road, a possible former slave being hanged from atop an embankment. It is rumored that somewhere along the road is the site of a former slave quarter, from which horrible screams can ...


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