Haunted Places in Pontotoc, Mississippi



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    Save-a-Lot

    Pontotoc, Mississippi

    Employees claim that it is haunted.


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    Lyric Theatre

    Tupelo, Mississippi

    16.8 miles from Pontotoc, MS

    Staff of the Lyric Theatre have nicknamed their ghost "Antoine'. He is a mostly benevolent entity who apparently entertains himself by moving things around and humming. Sometimes his footsteps can be heard throughout the theater. Some people believe that he is possibly the ghost of a ...


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    Cinemark Theatre

    Tupelo, Mississippi

    17.5 miles from Pontotoc, MS

    The most famous ghost haunting the Theatre is a ghost named Lola who is often seen doing work-like activities.


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    Asbury Cemetery

    Houston, Mississippi

    20.4 miles from Pontotoc, MS

    Reported at this graveyard have been many strange phenomena, such as an intense feeling of being watched, the sound of unexplained voices, and a sudden urge to flee quickly from the site. Many car accidents are said to have happened because people were trying to flee as fast as they ...


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    Rowan Oak

    Oxford, Mississippi

    31 miles from Pontotoc, MS

    Even the name of William Faulkner's home is an ode to the mythic. Legend has it that Faulkner still haunts the rooms and grounds of Rowan Oak.


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    St. Anthony Hall - Delta Psi

    Pontotoc, Mississippi

    32 miles from Pontotoc, MS

    Reportedly haunted by a former frat boy.


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    Gregg Hamilton House

    Aberdeen, Mississippi

    39.3 miles from Pontotoc, 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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    Mount Pisgah Cemetery

    Fulton, Mississippi

    39.9 miles from Pontotoc, MS

    Strange lights are reported to have been seen in the cemetery.


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    Waverly Plantation

    West Point, Mississippi

    54.8 miles from Pontotoc, 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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    Generals' Quarters Inn

    Corinth, Mississippi

    55 miles from Pontotoc, MS

    This historic inn is haunted according to guests staying on the second floor. A variety of paranormal activity has been reported, including ghostly voices, doors opening and closing of their own accord and lights going out for no apparent reason. Much of this activity has been attributed to a ...


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    Grenada Masonic Temple

    Grenada, Mississippi

    56.1 miles from Pontotoc, MS

    The masonic temple was built on the site of the former historic Angevine House, and visitors to the building have reported seeing the apparition of a glaring sea captain on the upper levels of the building. Staff here have also heard voices late at night when there is no one ...


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    Three Legged Lady Road - Nash Road

    Columbus, Mississippi

    59.6 miles from Pontotoc, 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

    60.9 miles from Pontotoc, 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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    Wisteria Mansion

    Columbus, Mississippi

    61.2 miles from Pontotoc, 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

    61.2 miles from Pontotoc, 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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    Princess Theatre

    Columbus, Mississippi

    61.6 miles from Pontotoc, 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

    61.7 miles from Pontotoc, 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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    Callaway Hall - Mississippi University for Women

    Columbus, Mississippi

    61.8 miles from Pontotoc, MS

    Reportedly haunted by a ghost named Mary.


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    Friendship Cemetery

    Columbus, Mississippi

    62.2 miles from Pontotoc, 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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    Armstrong Road - Railway Tracks

    Columbus, Mississippi

    65 miles from Pontotoc, 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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    Magnolia Manor Bed and Breakfast

    Bolivar, Tennessee

    69.9 miles from Pontotoc, MS

    Built in 1849, this manor house has a ghost, or several, residing within. Every room has been known to presence of ghosts. In Annie's Room, the motion detectors go off and voices are heard when no one is there. A male and a female apparition have been seen in the ...


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    Abandoned Butcher's Shop

    Russellville, Alabama

    72.4 miles from Pontotoc, MS

    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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    Shiloh National Military Park

    Shiloh, Tennessee

    73.1 miles from Pontotoc, MS

    The 1862 Battle of Shiloh meant death for thousands of soldiers, several of whom are rumored to still haunt the battlefield. Many tales and legends surround the battlefield, and visitors may see apparitions and hear phantom gunshots, drumming, footsteps, and voices. The nearby pond is said to occasionally turn red, ...


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    Belle Mont Mansion

    Tuscumbia, Alabama

    81.2 miles from Pontotoc, MS

    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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    Winston House

    Tuscumbia, Alabama

    81.3 miles from Pontotoc, MS

    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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    Blackwell Manor

    Bartlett, Tennessee

    82.8 miles from Pontotoc, MS

    This historic mansion is believed to be haunted by the apparition of a former owner, who has been seen roaming the house after dark. He has also been known to slam doors and turn on all the lights in the house. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Ghost Bridge

    Florence, Alabama

    82.9 miles from Pontotoc, MS

    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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    Forks of Cypress

    Florence, Alabama

    83.4 miles from Pontotoc, MS

    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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    Highway 5 Ghost

    Lynn, Alabama

    84 miles from Pontotoc, MS

    The ghost of a woman who died after being hit by a truck is said to haunt this stretch of road.


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    Norton Auditorium - University of North Alabama

    Florence, Alabama

    84.3 miles from Pontotoc, MS

    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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    Off Campus Book Store - University of North Alabama

    Florence, Alabama

    84.4 miles from Pontotoc, MS

    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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    Pope’s Tavern

    Florence, Alabama

    84.5 miles from Pontotoc, MS

    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

    84.5 miles from Pontotoc, MS


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    Robert M. Guillot University Center

    Florence, Alabama

    84.5 miles from Pontotoc, MS

    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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    University of North Alabama - Romeo and Juliet statues

    Florence, Alabama

    84.5 miles from Pontotoc, MS

    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

    84.5 miles from Pontotoc, MS

    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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    The Inn At Hunt-Phelan

    Memphis, Tennessee

    85.5 miles from Pontotoc, MS

    Built around 1830, this inn is said to be haunted by a servant of the former owners, the Hunts. Before the Hunts fled the house to escape a yellow fever epidemic in 1873, they entrusted their servant, Nathan Wilson, with a chest of gold to pay for the home's upkeep. ...


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    Woodruff-Fontaine House

    Memphis, Tennessee

    85.6 miles from Pontotoc, MS

    This historic 1870s mansion, now a house museum, is said to be haunted by Molly Woodruff. The Rose Room was once her bedroom, and it is said that visitors to her room can feel her presence. It is also reported that a witness once heard her say "My bed doesn't ...


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    Pickens County Courthouse

    Carrollton, Alabama

    85.7 miles from Pontotoc, 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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    Earnestine and Hazel's Bar

    Memphis, Tennessee

    85.8 miles from Pontotoc, MS

    Earnestine and Hazel's Bar is rumored to have more than liquid spirits. Folks have reported apparitions on stairwells and in dark corners, and the jukebox always seems to play the song that best fits the situation, all by itself.


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    National Ornamental Metal Museum

    Memphis, Tennessee

    86 miles from Pontotoc, MS

    Housing a large collection of contemporary metalwork, the National Ornamental Metal Museum has roughly 3000 items on permanent display, not counting traveling exhibitions. Its four buildings were once a Marine hospital in the late 1800s and then a Civil War hospital, consisting of a nurse’s quarters, a doctor’s quarters, soldiers’ ...


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    Orpheum Theatre

    Memphis, Tennessee

    86 miles from Pontotoc, MS

    Built in 1928, the still-operation theater is said to be haunted by many ghosts, but the two most well-known are Mary and a masked figure. Mary, age 9, wears a white dress and pigtails, and is said to have died in a car accident in front of the theater. She ...


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    Sweetwater Plantation

    Florence, Alabama

    86.8 miles from Pontotoc, MS

    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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    City Cemetery

    Kosciusko, Mississippi

    89.2 miles from Pontotoc, 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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    Bethel Cumberland Presbyterian - Bethel Assembly of God

    Atoka, Tennessee

    92 miles from Pontotoc, MS

    Bethel Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery (Bethel Assembly of God) dates back to the mid-1800s. Sources say it has a separate are for criminals and one for children. Witnesses have reported ghostly voices, lights, shadow people, and evil growls from the surrounding forest. What's more, legend has it that the cemetery ...


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    Clifton Public Library

    Clifton, Tennessee

    97.3 miles from Pontotoc, MS

    The ghost of a man in white roams the wooded area and field behind the library branch. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Jemison Center - Old Bryce Mental Hospital

    Northport, Alabama

    105.5 miles from Pontotoc, 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

    105.6 miles from Pontotoc, 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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    Hay Hall

    Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    108.9 miles from Pontotoc, 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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    Old Public Library - Jemison Mansion

    Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    109.6 miles from Pontotoc, 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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