Haunted Places in Purvis, Mississippi



  • 0

    Burnt Bridge

    Purvis, Mississippi

    Although the old bridge has been replaced, legend has it that it used to be haunted by a girl in a prom dress who was killed there.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Myrtle Grove Cemetery

    Lumberton, Mississippi

    13.2 miles from Purvis, 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.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Brooklyn Cemetery

    Brooklyn, Mississippi

    14.6 miles from Purvis, MS

    Reportedly haunted by the ghost of a young boy who is often seen walking through the cemetery.


    Read more »
  • 0

    387 Old Corinth Rd

    Petal, Mississippi

    17.3 miles from Purvis, MS

    Its an old two story house that has been there for at least 20 to 30 years, unkept, and feels like you're being drawn towards it. Ever time I walk past it, its feels like danger, like something demonic is calling me to come with him or her somewhere. A ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Deason Home

    Ellisville, Mississippi

    34.6 miles from Purvis, MS

    During the Civil War, a man who was in charge of hunting down deserters was killed on the front porch of the Deason Home and as he slowly expired his blood seeped into the wood flooring leaving a stain that could never be washed away. The floor was finally replaced, ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    China Grove Church

    Tylertown, Mississippi

    38.3 miles from Purvis, 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.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Sauls Valley Cemetery

    Jayess, Mississippi

    41.7 miles from Purvis, MS

    People claim to have seen dancing lights around the graves.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Sycamore Church Cemetery

    Carriere, Mississippi

    43.7 miles from Purvis, 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.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Palestine Graveyard

    Picayune, Mississippi

    46.2 miles from Purvis, MS

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


    Read more »
  • 0

    Old SSA Convent

    Covington, Louisiana

    57.4 miles from Purvis, 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.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Bay Town Inn

    Bay St. Louis, Mississippi

    57.7 miles from Purvis, MS

    The former Bay Town Inn was destroyed by a storm surge during Hurricane Katrina, but guests at the current inn have reported encountering the apparitions of a French family who built the original house, as well as hearing whispering voices. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


    Read more »
  • 0

    Bay St. Louis City Hall Building

    John C. Stennis Space Center, Mississippi

    57.8 miles from Purvis, MS

    The Bay St. Louis City Hall, a 109-year-old municipal building that once housed the city jail, is rumored to be haunted. Witnesses say objects move on their own, doors open and close, bright lights appear, and footsteps can be heard on the steps. According to reports, in 1928 a man ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Harbour Oaks Inn

    Pass Christian, Mississippi

    58.1 miles from Purvis, MS

    Once the "Crescent Hotel" during the Civil War, this building was later a hospital, and eventually became the celebrated "Harbour Oaks Inn" under the ownership of Diane and Anthony Brugger. Several ghosts were known to exist on premises. Sadly, the Harbour Oaks Inn was completely demolished by Hurricane Katrina in ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    The Blue Rose

    Pass Christian, Mississippi

    58.1 miles from Purvis, MS

    The ghost of the woman who used to own the place appears in mirrors and in the front hall. Although it used to be a restaurant it is now a place where weddings and other events are held.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Cabana Courtyard Apartments

    Biloxi, Mississippi

    58.3 miles from Purvis, MS

    Residents of this apartment block have reported hearing the sound of someone falling down the stairs and the sounds of babies crying, and seeing a shadowy figure standing on the stairs of the apartment. Footsteps are heard when there is no one around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


    Read more »
  • 0

    Keesler Air Force Base

    Biloxi, Mississippi

    58.7 miles from Purvis, MS

    Three distinct hauntings are said to have occurred at the Air Force Base. The first ghost is reported to have been the ghost of a cadet who hanged himself to death and his was said to be a malevolent entity who haunted the room he died in. His ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Devil Worshiper Road

    Waynesboro, Mississippi

    58.8 miles from Purvis, MS

    There's no one definite story or location. The entire road is haunted. All stories involve a satanic cult involving sacrifice, and other occult behaviors. Cars traveling the road at night report engines shutting off and an ominous feeling of being watched. Some instances also claim seeing shadows around the vehicle, ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Maple Street Bakery

    Abita Springs, Louisiana

    59.1 miles from Purvis, 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 ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Aunt Jenny's Catfish Restaurant

    Ocean Springs, Mississippi

    60.8 miles from Purvis, MS

    Multiple reports of haunted happenings in Aunt Jenny's. Lights flicker, and light bulbs unscrew themselves. A man also appears in the bar and vanishes.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Rock 'n Roll Graveyard

    Ocean Springs, Mississippi

    61.3 miles from Purvis, MS

    William Seymour Memorial Cemetery is commonly called the Rock n' roll graveyard by locals due to the prevalence of parties that teenagers have there. Regardless, there are some reports of hauntings, most notably of a woman in white rocking in a rocking chair(?).


    Read more »
  • 0

    Johns Bayou Road and Mt. Pleasant

    Vancleave, Mississippi

    62.3 miles from Purvis, MS

    Allegedly several car accidents have all occurred where someone driving alone at night is struck by a phantom car that comes out of nowhere and disappears. No reports on the blood alcohol level of the drivers making the claims at the time of the crashes.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Northshore Regional Medical Center

    Slidell, Louisiana

    62.4 miles from Purvis, MS

    Reportedly haunted by two ghosts. The employees refer to one of them as Reggie. The other is just a black mist.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Myers Creek

    Bogue Chitto, Mississippi

    64.2 miles from Purvis, MS

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


    Read more »
  • 0

    Singing River

    Gautier, Mississippi

    68 miles from Purvis, MS

    Legend states that the Pascagoula River was the site of a mass suicide by the Pascagoula Indian tribe. Facing enslavement and slaughter from a pending battle against a superior force, they chose suicide en masse rather than facing defeat. As the marched into the water, they sang a ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Fort Pike

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    70.2 miles from Purvis, MS

    -Built in 1816, Fort Pike was named after Zebulon Pike of Pike's Peak fame. The site was abandoned in 1890--by the living, anyway. Some say the ghost of a sergeant has been seen about the place, and witnesses have described a feeling of being watched as well as the sound ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    The Old Place

    Gautier, Mississippi

    70.8 miles from Purvis, MS

    It is rumored that the former plantation is haunted by the former slaves that lived there.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Kali Oka Plantation - Oak Grove Plantation

    Purvis, Alabama

    75.4 miles from Purvis, MS

    Kali Oka Plantation, also called Oak Grove Plantation, is haunted by the apparition of a dark-skinned man who is 7 feet tall. In life, he was the bodyguard and housekeeper of the home's former resident. The ghostly guard has been seen standing on the front porch.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Piney Grove Baptist Church

    Morton, Mississippi

    75.6 miles from Purvis, MS

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


    Read more »
  • 0

    Bellevue - The Longfellow Place

    Pascagoula, Mississippi

    76.1 miles from Purvis, MS

    The home of a former slave trader, Bellevue is reportedly haunted by the ghosts of slaves abused and murdered there. Legend states that the mistress of the house was particularly cruel to the slaves and would often beat them to near death, and more than a few would later ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Crybaby Bridge

    Saraland, Alabama

    78.9 miles from Purvis, MS

    Legend has it a woman drowned her baby near the bridge and you can still hear its death cries.


    Read more »

  • New Orleans Ghosts
    Victor C. Klein
  • 0

    Seaman's Bethel Chapel Theatre

    Mobile, Alabama

    79.3 miles from Purvis, MS

    Allegedly haunted by the ghost of a former sea captain and the ghost of a young child who hangs out in the basement.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Stucky's Bridge

    Enterprise, Mississippi

    83.5 miles from Purvis, MS

    This bridge is rumored to be haunted by a man who was hanged here for committing robbery and murder. According to legend, Stuckey was a local inn-keeper who would rob and murder those who stayed at his inn. When he was finally caught and hanged, his body was ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Springfield Cemetery

    Springfield, Louisiana

    83.7 miles from Purvis, MS

    In the cemetery there is a marble headstone marking the grave of a boy named Michael Brown. Michael was allegedly killed by a hit and run driver who was rumored to be caught when details of the crash somehow came to be carved on the back of the headstone ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    The White Lady of Wagarville

    Wagarville, Alabama

    84 miles from Purvis, MS

    Yet another 'urban legend' type cautionary tale of a poor unfortunate woman who was raped and killed (though there appears to be no corroborating evidence to that effect) and therefore doomed to walk the earth and expressing her rage by shaking people's cars. It seems every state has one, and ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Railroad Crossing

    Wagarville, Alabama

    84.4 miles from Purvis, MS

    The ubiquitous haunting of a man who fell asleep on the railroad tracks and was killed who now haunts the tracks.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Manchac Swamp

    Ponchatoula, Louisiana

    84.7 miles from Purvis, MS

    Known to locals as the Ghost Swamp, it is said to be haunted by Julie Brown, a Creole voodoo priestess. In 1915, reports say she cursed the town of Frenier, singing odd songs about taking the town with her when she died. On the day she did die, a hurricane ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Kate Shepard House Bed and Breakfast

    Mobile, Alabama

    85.3 miles from Purvis, MS

    The historic bed and breakfast is haunted by the apparition of an elderly woman, who has been seen in guest rooms all over the building. A strange presence has been felt by guests and staff. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


    Read more »
  • 0

    Bayou La Batre Jail

    Bayou La Batre, Alabama

    86.3 miles from Purvis, MS

    When I first read "Bayou La Batre" in relation to ghosts, I had an overwhelming urge to yell "Run, Forrest! Run!" I refrained. In any event people claim that you can see the ghost of a man leaving a specific cell, and a toilet flushing *even though no ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Boyington Oak - Church Street Cemetery

    Mobile, Alabama

    86.5 miles from Purvis, MS

    At this old cemetery behind the Mobile Library's main branch, there is an oak tree growing out of the grave of a man named Boyington. It is said that he was an African American who was executed for a crime that he did not commit. According to local lore, his ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Malaga Inn

    Mobile, Alabama

    86.8 miles from Purvis, MS

    The inn was originally two separate houses built in 1862, which were joined together in the 20th century to form the inn. The apparition of a lady in white has been seen pacing the balcony of Room #007, as well as chandeliers swinging when no one is around, furniture getting ...


    Read more »

  • Haunted Vicksburg
    Alan Brown
  • 0

    Battle House Renaissance Hotel

    Mobile, Alabama

    86.9 miles from Purvis, MS

    Ghostly voices have been heard, shadowy apparition are seen, and faucets turn on and off by themselves. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


    Read more »
  • 0

    Fort Conde Inn

    Mobile, Alabama

    87.1 miles from Purvis, MS

    Voices are heard in the inn when no one is around. An unusual presence is felt on the second floor of the inn. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


    Read more »
  • 0

    Gwodz Rd - Patruski Gwonz Road

    Coden, Alabama

    88.1 miles from Purvis, MS

    Rumored to be haunted by the ghosts of black men who were hanged along the road by members of the KKK.


    Read more »
  • 0

    USS Alabama Battleship

    Mobile, Alabama

    88.6 miles from Purvis, MS

    Ghostly footsteps, strange voices and hatches slamming shut comprise the majority of the ghostly activity on board this retired Battleship. Haunted or not, we hope the sailors rest in peace.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Mona Lisa Lane

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    89.2 miles from Purvis, MS

    Mona Lisa Lane is near Popp's Fountain, in the southwest corner of City Park. Local legend has it that in the early 1900s, a wealthy philanthropist provided the city with a large collection of statues, with the condition that one of them in particular be given preferential treatment and must ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    St. Roch Cemetery

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    89.3 miles from Purvis, MS

    This cemetery, which honors Saint Roch, patron saint of dogs and invalids, is said to be haunted by a large black ghost dog. According to reports, the dog has shown up both on photographs and videotape. Guided cemetery tours are available.


    Read more »
  • 0

    Chalmette Battlefield

    Chalmette, Louisiana

    89.6 miles from Purvis, MS

    The decisive battle in the War of 1812 was fought here, an unnecessary battle in the minds of some, as the war was essentially over. The lives lost were essentially wasted. Do soldiers who died still haunt this ground?


    Read more »
  • 0

    The Lookout Inn

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    89.6 miles from Purvis, MS

    The appropriately named hotel used to be an actual lookout along the Mississippi River. Some say parties can be heard going on in unoccupied rooms, and cold spots and unexplained noises have been noted by guests. There is also a bathtub that fills itself, reported to be linked to a ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Jackson Barracks

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    89.7 miles from Purvis, MS

    The ghost in residence is said to be 1st Sgt. Henry Brunig, who killed himself here in 1937. Reports said that Brunig assisted with the care of the horses, and he had pronounced 21 horses too old unfit for work, so they were shot to death. The next day, Brunig's ...


    Read more »
  • 0

    Bacchanal

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    89.8 miles from Purvis, MS

    Reports say that this old bar houses many spirits, and not just the drinking kind. Witnesses say that inside, the presence of those who are no longer with us can be felt.


    Read more »

  • Haunted Natchez
    Alan Brown


» Cemeteries near Purvis, MS

» Find museums in Purvis, MS