Haunted Places in Rockford, Alabama



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    Oakachoy Covered Bridge

    Alexander City, Alabama

    10.4 miles from Rockford, AL

    Vandals burned the bridge down a few years ago, but it was reported that it was haunted by a slave who was hanged nearby.


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    Liberty Cemetery

    Alexander City, Alabama

    14.6 miles from Rockford, AL

    You may hear the cries of a baby who died during the Civil War, and feel an eerie presence.


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    Refuge Bridge

    Clanton, Alabama

    18.4 miles from Rockford, AL

    Every bridge in Alabama is haunted. Every. Single. Bridge. This one however you'd best be careful on, because it's not your standard "scorned woman walks the bridge" story. This one contains a malevolent and evil presence prone to chasing people and vehicular violence.


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    Sturdivant Mansion

    Jacksons' Gap, Alabama

    21.4 miles from Rockford, AL

    Nothing but a few walls remain of Sturdivant mansion except rumors of the ghosts that resided there. The ruin in the woods is reportedly haunted, though reports as to the exact nature of the haunting differ. There is a legend that a madman once slaughtered every person inside ...


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    Gravity Hill

    Sylacauga, Alabama

    22.4 miles from Rockford, AL

    One of those interesting phenomena, this Gravity Hill can be found just west of Fulton Gap Rd on Gravity Hill Lane/U.S. 280.


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    Wetumpka Mortuary

    Wetumpka, Alabama

    24.3 miles from Rockford, AL

    This historic building is no longer a mortuary, and is currently believed to be unoccupied. A poltergeist has been known to turn the lights on and off, and passer-by's have reportedly heard screams coming out of the building. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Wetumpka Chamber of Commerce

    Wetumpka, Alabama

    24.4 miles from Rockford, AL

    The chambers are housed within a 1910 building, which was originally the town bank. Staff have reported hearing disembodied footsteps, ghostly voices and the sound of someone being dragged through an upstairs corridor. On the third floor, which hasn't been used for decades according to staff, furniture moves around ...


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    Harper Hill Cemetery

    Dadeville, Alabama

    26.8 miles from Rockford, AL

    This former church and cemetery site is said to be haunted. Legend has it that the church's pastor went mad one day and murdered his entire family and it is their ghosts that are said to haunt the grounds.


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    Old Courthouse

    Columbiana, Alabama

    30 miles from Rockford, AL

    The ghost that occupies the upper floor of the apparently likes sunlight as it has a tendency to open closed blinds. People claim to hear knocking and other unexplainable noises and one person claims the ghost operated a typewriter and corrected a typing error she had made(??).


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    Rocky Mount

    Prattville, Alabama

    30.7 miles from Rockford, AL

    This 1891 establishment used to be a b&b; however, it is now only hired out for weddings and events. The ghost who resides here, believed to be the owner's Great-Aunt Mae. In life, Great-Aunt Mae loved music so much she would wake up in the middle of the night and ...


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    Tallapoosa Entertainment Center

    Montgomery, Alabama

    32.4 miles from Rockford, 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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    The Plantation House

    Prattville, Alabama

    32.7 miles from Rockford, AL

    Dating back to 1832, this old home is known locally as "The Plantation House." It operated for many years as a bed and breakfast, but as of 2014 it is on the market for any interested buyers. There have long been sightings reported of the ghost of Mr ...


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    Lovelady Bridge

    Camp Hill, Alabama

    33.5 miles from Rockford, AL

    Reportedly the site of a suicide or car accident in which a pregnant woman died. Apparently you can hear her crying at night on the bridge. (Photo courtesy of Steve Osborne)


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    Lucas Tavern - Old Alabama Town

    Montgomery, Alabama

    35.5 miles from Rockford, 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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    State Capitol Building

    Montgomery, Alabama

    35.7 miles from Rockford, AL

    A woman in Civil War era clothing is said to haunt the State Capitol Building.


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    Maxwell Air Force Base

    Montgomery, Alabama

    36.4 miles from Rockford, 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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    Red Lady of Huntingdon College

    Montgomery, Alabama

    37.5 miles from Rockford, 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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    Cemetery Mountain

    Talladega, Alabama

    37.5 miles from Rockford, AL

    If it's called Cemetery Mountain, well it just has to be haunted. You can't have a place called Cemetery Mountain and it not be haunted, that would be un-American. It's called Cemetery Mountain, and it's spooky and there are a lot of cemeteries there. So it's haunted. ...


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    Tuskegee Army Airfield - Sharpe Airfield

    Tuskegee, Alabama

    37.7 miles from Rockford, 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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    Bear Creek Swamp

    Prattville, Alabama

    37.8 miles from Rockford, AL

    Ghostly lights and Civil War era soldiers seem to be haunting Bear Creek Swamp.


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    Camp Watts - Confederate Graveyard

    Notasulga, Alabama

    39.3 miles from Rockford, 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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    University of Montevallo

    Montevallo, Alabama

    40.3 miles from Rockford, AL

    Reports tell of a spooky tunnel that runs under this entire campus once used during the Civil War, now used as a steam chassis. The Reynolds theater department was said to be used as a Civil War hospital, and rumor has it that one of the rooms was stacked with ...


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    Gravity Hill

    Munford, Alabama

    44.3 miles from Rockford, AL

    This gravity hill can be found on Cheaha Road. In case you aren't familiar with the phenomena of Gravity Hills these occur when an optical illusion makes it appear that your car is rolling upward on a hill, when in fact, you are rolling down. The phenomena can ...


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    Tuskegee National Forest

    Notasulga, Alabama

    44.6 miles from Rockford, 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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    Bethlehem United Methodist Church

    Munford, Alabama

    44.9 miles from Rockford, AL

    People claim to see orbs rising over the cemetery attached to the church.


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    Old Train Depot

    Auburn, Alabama

    47.1 miles from Rockford, AL

    Many ghost websites make this ludicrous claim about the Train Depot: "It is said that if you go in there, no matter where you go, you always come back to the spot where you came in. " What does that even mean? How is that evidence of a ...


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    University Chapel - Auburn University

    Auburn, Alabama

    47.2 miles from Rockford, AL

    Originally haunted by a ghost dubbed "Sydney", the spirit of a Confederate soldier who died there. Sydney reportedly manifested in the 20's when an acting troupe took over the chapel and he began bedeviling them. Overactive theater students imaginations or evidence of an actual haunting, who knows, but reportedly ...


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    CEPA Building

    Pell City, Alabama

    48.2 miles from Rockford, AL

    People in the performing arts claim to her crying of a little girl, and gets the reaction of a man who accidentally got hung when a play or any other event messes up. (Submitted by Amie)


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    Salem-Shotwell Covered Bridge

    Opelika, Alabama

    51.2 miles from Rockford, AL

    The original bridge was the site of a tragedy when a woman and her two children were crossing it in a car and the bridge collapsed. All three were killed. Urban legend has it that if you put candy on the bridge's edge at night, by the light of your ...


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    Holt Cemetery

    Auburn, Alabama

    53.6 miles from Rockford, 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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    Hotel Highland - Pickwick Hotel

    Birmingham, Alabama

    53.9 miles from Rockford, AL

    Formerly the Pickwick Hotel, a 1950s creation named after an even older historic spot, the Pickwick Club, the Hotel Highland may have a ghost that comes from its historic past when it was a medical building. Witnesses say a ghostly nurse haunts the hotel.


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    Birmingham Racecourse

    Birmingham, Alabama

    54 miles from Rockford, AL

    The racecourse was built over the top of an ancient American Indian burial ground. Staff working late hours have reported seeing shadowy figures standing out on the racecourse. Maniacal laughter and voices have been heard in the stables, and phantom hoof beats and winning has been heard on various parts ...


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    Bass Cemetery

    Birmingham, Alabama

    54.1 miles from Rockford, AL

    Screams are heard and a heavy presence is felt.


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    Double Hill Road

    Opelika, Alabama

    54.4 miles from Rockford, AL

    Reportedly haunted by a ghostly horse drawn carriage.


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    Sloss Furnaces

    Birmingham, Alabama

    54.7 miles from Rockford, AL

    A National Historic Landmark, Sloss furnaces is not only a testament to a burgeoning industrial age, but a ghostly witness to the untold suffering of its workers. More than 60 people died, often gruesomely, at Sloss Furnaces and legend has it that some of those workers till remain, chained forever ...


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    Redmont Hotel

    Birmingham, Alabama

    55.1 miles from Rockford, AL

    The ghost of a woman in white who passed away in the hotel has been seen on the ninth floor of the hotel. The ghost of a small dog is seen in the hallways of the hotel, as well as the ghost of former owner Clifford Stiles. The most famous ...


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    The Tutwiler Hotel

    Birmingham, Alabama

    55.3 miles from Rockford, AL

    A mischievous ghost is said to turn on the lights and appliances. Although legend attributes the haunting to Colonel Tutwiler, it is highly unlikely, since the current location of the Tutwiler hotel is not the same as the one that originally bore his name and therefore, it is unlikely ...


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    Linn-Henley Research Library

    Birmingham, Alabama

    55.3 miles from Rockford, AL

    A ghostly man has been sighted as well as objects moving by themselves and reports of cold spots and eerie feelings have been reported.


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    Tally-Ho Restaurant

    Selma, Alabama

    56.5 miles from Rockford, AL

    The ghost of a young woman who was murdered in the restaurant many years ago still haunts it. She makes herself known by throwing objects around and moving light fittings around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Spring Villa

    Opelika, Alabama

    56.8 miles from Rockford, AL

    Allegedly haunted by a former master of the house and slave owner who was killed by one of his slaves. Although this origin story is unlikely since the purported master died after slavery was abolished and also apparently of natural causes, many people are convinced the house is haunted, ...


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    Old Depot Museum

    Selma, Alabama

    56.9 miles from Rockford, AL

    Formerly the city train station and an ammunitions depot, the spook haunting this museum seems to be fond of the elevator, as it has been known to move from floor to floor of its own accord. Submitted by Callum Swift


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    St. James Hotel

    Selma, Alabama

    57.2 miles from Rockford, AL

    Built in 1837, the historic hotel was fully renovated in 1997. Frank and Jesse James were frequent, sometimes long-term, guests at the hotel. Among other spirits, the ghost of Jesse James is said to reside here, a male apparition in 1880s cowboy garb. Jesse's girlfriend Lucinda has been seen here ...


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    Grace Hall

    Selma, Alabama

    57.2 miles from Rockford, AL

    Grace Hall is an 1859 private home and the residence of at least five ghosts. One, the ghost of "Miz Eliza," is a 19th-century lady of the house who in life had four daughters. She is most often seen by children and younger women. She wears a white gown and ...


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    The Castle - Weaver House

    Selma, Alabama

    57.2 miles from Rockford, AL

    This 1865 house is rumored to have been copied from a castle on the Rhine and was once owned by one of Selma's founding families. Strange things happen here, such as the faint sound of music playing at night and a light that a witness outside saw shining in the ...


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    501 Tremont Street

    Selma, Alabama

    57.4 miles from Rockford, AL

    This privately owned home is haunted by Gerald, a ghost who moves objects in the house to suit his taste. If anything is put in a spot where it does not belong, Gerald moves it to another area. For example, the ghost doesn't like for anything to be placed on ...


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    Sturdivant Museum

    Selma, Alabama

    57.4 miles from Rockford, AL

    Those who work there claim there are many ghostly occurrences within its walls. Rocking chairs that rock on their own, doors that are opened by an unseen hand and other unexplained phenomena have lead some to conclude that Sturdivant is haunted by its former master John Parkman.


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    George Baker House

    Selma, Alabama

    57.5 miles from Rockford, AL

    Thought to be build sometime before 1861, this house was the site of a Civil War battle, during which a wounded Union soldier crept beneath the stairs and died. Reports say his blood is still visible there, and residents hear footsteps in the upstairs part of the building--even though the ...


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    Trotter Home

    Selma, Alabama

    57.5 miles from Rockford, AL

    The spirit who lives here is reported to appear as a shadow in the corner of your eye. Other strange things happen here too: Doors open and lights turn on by themselves, footsteps and knocking soundes are heard, and balls of light have been seen. Also, plants are knocked down ...


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    Brownstone Manor

    Selma, Alabama

    57.6 miles from Rockford, AL

    This grand 1890's residence is supposedly haunted by Ms Hooper, a former owner. Visitors nowadays have reported paintings being moved around, disembodied footsteps and the apparition of a woman in an old-fashioned dress. Submitted by Callum Swift


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    Vaughan Smitherman Museum

    Selma, Alabama

    57.6 miles from Rockford, AL

    Formerly a civil war hospital, this historic building now serves as a local historical museum. The place is allegedly haunted by a ghostly nurse forever pacing the stairs and the third floor, as well as the former town founder who is regarded as a rather serious presence. Submitted by Callum ...


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