Haunted Places in Port Gibson, Mississippi



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    Grand Gulf Military State Park

    Port Gibson, Mississippi

    Reported to be haunted by a headless ghost.


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    The St. Joseph Crier

    St. Joseph, Louisiana

    12.5 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    Legend has it that in 1872, the ship Iron Mountain, containing 54 passengers, simply vanished. It is speculated that river pirates stripped it and killed everyone on board. Nothing remains of the ship or any of the passengers except the ghostly disembodied screams of a woman coming from the Mississippi ...


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    1902-08 Stained Glass Manor - Oak Hall

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    26.6 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    Built in the early 1900s, the hall is said to be haunted by Fannie Vick Willis, Vicksburg philanthropist. Ghostly spheres and orbs have been photographed here, an witnesses have detected cold spots and unexplained lights. Footsteps, period music, and other sounds have been reported here as well. Fannie was known ...


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    Annabelle Bed and Breakfast

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    26.8 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    Built in the second half of the 19th century as a private home, the luxurious Victorian-Italianate inn is said to be haunted. Reports say the spirit of a one-legged Confederate soldier is believed to reside in the Dixie Room; however, the inn has come under new management since this report, ...


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    Ahern's Belle of the Bend's

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    26.9 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    Named after a paddle steamer that brought a former president downstream to the township, this historic inn dates back to the mid-nineteenth century, and is rumoured to have a ghostly tales that have occurred within the walls. Reports indicate that a woman's presence has been felt in some rooms, ...


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    Cedar Grove Inn

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    26.9 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    This house has a cannonball lodged in the wall. I really don't care if it's haunted or not - it has a cannonball lodged in the wall. How cool is that? The result of being strafed during the Civil War, the homeowners apparently decided the cannonball was a ...


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    McRaven Tour Home

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    27.4 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    "The most haunted house in Mississippi"? You be the judge. Numerous people have died in McRaven and according to legend, some of them lingered on. Dating back to the 18th century McRaven lays claim to Civil war era ghosts, and a lady who died in childbirth.


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    Baldwin House Restaurant

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    27.5 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    There are three known spirits in this house, with probably many more yet undiscovered. The first ghost is that of 'Aunt Gertrude', who lived there in the 1920's. She can be heard walking around on the second floor, but has yet to be seen downstairs. The second is that of ...


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    Vicksburg National Military Park

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    27.6 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    It is claimed that late at night you can hear gunshots and sounds of the siege that occurred here and was a key conflict in the Civil War.


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    Lakemont

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    27.9 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    Reportedly haunted by Mrs. Lake, the former mistress of Lakemont. Owners today claim they hear the rustle of petticoats and smell a strange perfume throughout the house.


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    Anchuca Mansion

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    27.9 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    Named for the Choctaw word for "happy home," the mansion is haunted by "Archie" Archer, one of former owner Richard Archer's daughters. Since 1966, her apparition has been seen wearing a long brown dress in the parlor or dining room. A presence has been felt inside the slaves' quarters as ...


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    Duff Green Mansion

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    27.9 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    Duff Green Mansion served as a hospital during the Civil War and it still bears some of the scars despite restoration. Bloodstains are still in the original flooring and one of the ceiling beams shows where a cannonball struck the mansion before its occupants surrendered and turned it into ...


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    Monmouth Plantation

    Natchez, Mississippi

    36.8 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    At this 1818 mansion, the ghost of General John A. Quitman is believed to reside. General Quitman bought the place in 1826, and it is believed he watched over the mansion's restoration carefully. His apparition is still seen inspecting the inn, and he has been spotted dressed in full uniform ...


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    Linden Bed and Breakfast

    Natchez, Mississippi

    36.8 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    The 1700s Linden Bed and Breakfast is believed to be haunted by a phantom horse-drawn buggy in the drive and the sound of the tapping of a cane in the west gallery. Apparitions of a man in a top hat have been seen in a child's bedroom, and a woman ...


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    King's Tavern - Post House

    Natchez, Mississippi

    36.9 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    A woman is reported to haunt the Tavern. Don't get suckered into all the balderdash of "human remains found bricked up behind the wall"...that's just a nice invention to entertain the thrill seekers as no such evidence exists. But still there are those who claim to have seen ...


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    Dunleith Historic Inn

    Natchez, Mississippi

    37.5 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    Dunleith Historic Inn was built in 1855 and sits atop the site of John Routh’s 18th-century plantation Routhlands. It is said to be haunted by the apparition of a woman who plays the harp.


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    Myers Creek

    Bogue Chitto, Mississippi

    48.4 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    There have been reports of a strange and unexplained animal that haunts Myers Creek.


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    Holly Ridge Railroad Tracks

    Rayville, Louisiana

    51.2 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    Nothing of any repute can be found regarding the alleged haunting of the Holly Ridge railroad tracks. Just a bunch of barely literate nonsense on other ghost sites. But supposedly it is haunted by " red light" that appears along the tracks.


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    Old Capitol

    Jackson, Mississippi

    52.5 miles from Port Gibson, 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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    Fairview Inn

    Jackson, Mississippi

    53.4 miles from Port Gibson, 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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    Chapel of the Cross

    Madison, Mississippi

    60.4 miles from Port Gibson, 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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    Sauls Valley Cemetery

    Jayess, Mississippi

    67.7 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    People claim to have seen dancing lights around the graves.


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    Ghost Bridge

    Port Gibson, Louisiana

    70.7 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    Allegedly haunted by the ghost of a woman who was killed in a car accident. She presumably roams the bridge looking for her boyfriend who survived the wreck. (I love how people ascribe motivations to ghosts and in the case of female ghost, it's always looking for their lost ...


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    China Grove Church

    Tylertown, Mississippi

    75.4 miles from Port Gibson, 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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    Piney Grove Baptist Church

    Morton, Mississippi

    79 miles from Port Gibson, MS

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


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    Myrtles Plantation

    St. Francisville, Louisiana

    83.5 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    A crying woman and a vengeful slave are both said to haunt this plantation.


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    Rosedown Plantation

    St. Francisville, Louisiana

    83.7 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    Completed in 1835, this house is said to be haunted by some of the original Turnbull family members. Witness describe ghostly pranks, such as turning the lights on and off and moving furniture. He is believed to be William, the eldest Turnbull son.


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    Big Creek Cemetery

    Pollock, Louisiana

    90.8 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    This cemetery is said to be very active by local paranormal groups who claim to have captured numerous photographic anomalies and EVPs here.


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    Central Louisiana State Hospital

    Pineville, Louisiana

    96.1 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    Reportedly haunted by former patients who died there, it is reported to be extremely active. Almost three thousand patients of this former hospital for the mentally ill are buried on its grounds. Numerous claims of ghost activity.


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    Parlange Plantation House

    New Roads, Louisiana

    96.6 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    The ghost of a girl in a wedding gown appears on full moon nights walking through the oak trees of the plantation. This plantation house is privately owned, but is open by appointment for viewings. There is a fee charged. Call 225-638-8410 for further information.


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    Bentley Hotel

    Alexandria, Louisiana

    96.9 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    Reports say the Bentley Hotel was set to reopen in 2013. It was rumored to be haunted by several ghosts: a young girl who fell to her death down an elevator shaft, a man who fell over the grand staircase railing in 1985, some ghosts who peered over the mezzanine ...


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    Diamond Grill

    Alexandria, Louisiana

    97 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    This award-winning restaurant was featured in an episode of "Ghost Hunters" in 2011, during which time a door was videotaped moving on its own, black masses were spotted, and EVPs were captured. The hosts of the show believed this evidence pointed to an intelligent haunting. The building itself dates back ...


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    Finnegan's Wake Pub

    Alexandria, Louisiana

    97 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    This friendly Louisiana pub seems to boast its own not-so-friendly ghost. As featured on "Ghost Hunters" in 2011, the owners claim to have had glasses thrown violently across the bar by unseen hands, and an in-house violinist swears that his instrument was "strangely altered" after being left unguarded in ...


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    Alexandria Zoological Park

    Alexandria, Louisiana

    98.4 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    Featured on TV's Ghost Hunters, the zoo is said to be haunted by the spirit of deceased director Les Whitt, who passed away in 2008. He is said to play pranks and practical jokes from beyond the grave, just as he loved to do in life.


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    Crossett Railroad Tracks

    Crossett, Arkansas

    100.7 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    A ghostly swinging light appears to be walking up and down the tracks here. Locals say it is the spirit of a man who was hit by the train and was decapitated. His ghost is searching for his head. It is said that folks who are standing on the tracks ...


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    Myrtle Grove Cemetery

    Lumberton, Mississippi

    102.9 miles from Port Gibson, 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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    Loyd Hall Plantation

    Cheneyville, Louisiana

    103 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    Like any plantation in the south, Loyd hall has had its share of tragedy and death. The main stories are of the original owner who was hanged as a traitor during the Civil War, a Union soldier shot to death in an upstairs attic (the bloodstains are still visible) and ...


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    Ghostly Hitchhiker

    Port Barre, Louisiana

    110.4 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    In the town of Washington Louisiana, I was driving to my uncle's home and it was at night. I forget the time of night. I was driving and I remember the hard turn in the road... my windows were rolled down and the next thing I know, I noticed ...


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    City Cemetery

    Kosciusko, Mississippi

    111 miles from Port Gibson, 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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    Nicholson Home

    Washington, Louisiana

    112.7 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    Thought to be over 250 years old, the building was once used as a Civil War hospital. It is haunted by a ghost called Hoppy or Peg-Leg, seen wearing soldier's clothing, a peg-leg, and a gold earring in his left ear. Legend has it that Hoppy was a pirate who ...


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    Old SSA Convent

    Covington, Louisiana

    112.9 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    Claims of screaming, eerie noises and other ghostly events. Considering the amount of graffiti and evidence of teen partying littered about the place, there might be a more mundane explanation for the noises coming from the place, but take a walk in the woods and decide for yourself.


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    Maple Street Bakery

    Abita Springs, Louisiana

    116.6 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    Maple Street Bakery is housed in a building that's over 100 years old and has been a convalescent home, a private house, an art gallery and an insurance office. And, it's said to be haunted, as evidenced by footsteps on the porch, electrical anomalies, doors that open or close by ...


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    Charles Burr Ln Bridge

    Opelousas, Louisiana

    119.1 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    This is a very haunted bridge that all locals know about. Add night many people have seen A apparition of a old man holding a lantern at the bridge. Many people driving along the road and filled that something is in the backseat of the vehicle and look in the ...


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    Palestine Graveyard

    Picayune, Mississippi

    123.4 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    There are allegedly sightings of the ghost of a woman who killed herself in the cemetery after being jilted at the altar.


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    Sycamore Church Cemetery

    Carriere, Mississippi

    126.2 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    Supposedly if you sit on a bench that's in the cemetery you will feel a cold spot (probably not seeping up from the concrete bench) and someone breathing behind you.


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    Miller Cemetery - Headless Cemetery

    Eunice, Louisiana

    131.1 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    The ghost of a headless man is often seen and people claim that if you drive there at night, you'll experience car trouble.


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    Eunice Public Library

    Eunice, Louisiana

    132.1 miles from Port Gibson, MS

    Eunice Public Library is believed to have a ghost who locks doors, turns on lights, and hides books by local children's author Mary Alice Fontenot.


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