Haunted Places in Smiths Station, Alabama



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    Springer Opera House

    Columbus, Georgia

    8.1 miles from Smiths Station, AL

    Springer Opera House's stage has seen the likes of Oscar Wilde, Lillie Langtrey, John Philip Sousa, Ethel Barrymore, Will Rogers, William Jennings Bryan and Franklin D. Roosevelt. But that's not all. Edwin Booth, brother of Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth, is rumored to haunt the place. Other ghosts are thought ...


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    Spring Villa

    Opelika, Alabama

    12.8 miles from Smiths Station, 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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    Double Hill Road

    Opelika, Alabama

    15.7 miles from Smiths Station, AL

    Reportedly haunted by a ghostly horse drawn carriage.


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    Salem-Shotwell Covered Bridge

    Opelika, Alabama

    18.4 miles from Smiths Station, 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

    21.1 miles from Smiths Station, 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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    University Chapel - Auburn University

    Auburn, Alabama

    22.7 miles from Smiths Station, 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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    Old Train Depot

    Auburn, Alabama

    22.8 miles from Smiths Station, 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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    Tuskegee National Forest

    Notasulga, Alabama

    30.1 miles from Smiths Station, 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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    Camp Watts - Confederate Graveyard

    Notasulga, Alabama

    34.9 miles from Smiths Station, 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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    Lovelady Bridge

    Camp Hill, Alabama

    37 miles from Smiths Station, 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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    Tuskegee Army Airfield - Sharpe Airfield

    Tuskegee, Alabama

    39.6 miles from Smiths Station, 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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    Harper Hill Cemetery

    Dadeville, Alabama

    44 miles from Smiths Station, 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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    Kendall Manor Inn

    Eufaula, Alabama

    44.8 miles from Smiths Station, AL

    This 1872 inn was said to be haunted by Annie, a dedicated nursemaid who took care of a former owner's children, and stayed on even after her death. Also believed to reside here are the ghosts of a Victorian lady and little girl who hang out in the downstairs area ...


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    1880's Josephine Hotel

    Union Springs, Alabama

    45.2 miles from Smiths Station, AL

    Although the historic hotel is no longer in service, it now is an art museum and a café. Ghostly voices and strange lights have been seen in the building after it has closed down for the night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Bonnie Castle

    Grantville, Georgia

    50.4 miles from Smiths Station, AL

    Bonnie Castle, now reported to be closed, was once a bed-and-breakfast inn. Ghosts reported here include a woman named Mary who dislikes electricity, a spectral cat, and a man who is said to be the original owner. Strange sounds have been reported coming from the building at all hours of ...


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    Sturdivant Mansion

    Jacksons' Gap, Alabama

    50.6 miles from Smiths Station, 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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    Plains Historic Inn and Antique Mall

    Plains, Georgia

    54.1 miles from Smiths Station, AL

    This quiet southern town was the birthplace of Jimmy Carter, and also boasts a supposedly haunted inn. The historic hotel formerly featured a funeral parlour on premises, but now houses delightful guest accommodation and a quaint antiques store with a variety of interesting displays, including local memorabilia. Apparently a ...


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    Liberty Cemetery

    Alexander City, Alabama

    54.9 miles from Smiths Station, AL

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


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    Oakachoy Covered Bridge

    Alexander City, Alabama

    59.1 miles from Smiths Station, 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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    Windsor Hotel

    Americus, Georgia

    60 miles from Smiths Station, AL

    This 1892 hotel once boasted 100 rooms and a 3-story atrium, but it closed in the 1970s. It has since reopened and now has 53 guest rooms. It was once the site of a 1928 speech given by Franklin D. Roosevelt, prior to his becoming governor of New York. The ...


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    Tallapoosa Entertainment Center

    Montgomery, Alabama

    61.2 miles from Smiths Station, 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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    Hanging Grounds in Senoia

    Senoia, Georgia

    63.7 miles from Smiths Station, AL

    This site, off of Padgett Road, near Starr's Mill, once belonged to Old Man Padgett. Stories say that long ago, as an execution was taking place, the man broke loose and hanged Old Man Padgett from the railroad bridge nearby. Although the tracks are no longer used, phantom trains have ...


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    Wetumpka Mortuary

    Wetumpka, Alabama

    64.5 miles from Smiths Station, 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

    64.5 miles from Smiths Station, 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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    Red Lady of Huntingdon College

    Montgomery, Alabama

    70.5 miles from Smiths Station, 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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    State Capitol Building

    Montgomery, Alabama

    71 miles from Smiths Station, AL

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


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    Lucas Tavern - Old Alabama Town

    Montgomery, Alabama

    71.1 miles from Smiths Station, 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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    Troy State University

    Troy, Alabama

    71.7 miles from Smiths Station, AL

    Students pass along the tale of the ghost at Pace Hall, a female apparition, and of strange noises and objects that move and shake by themselves. At Shackelford Hall, now reported to be condemned, a ghost named Sally is said to haunt the third floor. She is said to have ...


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    Holliday-Dorsey-Fife House

    Fayetteville, Georgia

    73 miles from Smiths Station, AL

    The ghost who calls this place home is believed to be John Manson Dorsey, a.k.a. “Manse” or “Manny,” flag bearer for the first company that left Fayette County during the Civil War.


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    Maxwell Air Force Base

    Montgomery, Alabama

    74.8 miles from Smiths Station, 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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    Rocky Mount

    Prattville, Alabama

    75.9 miles from Smiths Station, 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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    Cemetery Mountain

    Talladega, Alabama

    77.6 miles from Smiths Station, 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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    The Plantation House

    Prattville, Alabama

    79.1 miles from Smiths Station, 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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    Warren House

    Jonesboro, Georgia

    81 miles from Smiths Station, AL

    The plaster has been stripped down in certain sections of this house to reveal the signatures of men who convalesced here during the Civil War when the house was used as a hospital. People believe that the ghost of a soldier still remains inside the Warren House and claim that ...


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    J. D. Holman House

    Ozark, Alabama

    81.1 miles from Smiths Station, AL

    I haven't had the opportunity to investigate all the stories on this old mansion, recently bought by the City of Ozark. It was built in 1912 by the Holman Family and is probably 8,000 square feet two-story structure with full basement, located on Broad Street in Ozark. We ...


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    Rock Building

    Bremen, Georgia

    81.8 miles from Smiths Station, AL

    This clubhouse for the local tennis courts is believed to be haunted. Staff and members claim to have seen the apparition of a young man wandering the building after hours, who is believed to have drowned in the city swimming pool. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Gravity Hill

    Munford, Alabama

    82.2 miles from Smiths Station, 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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    IICR Inc.

    Ozark, Alabama

    82.4 miles from Smiths Station, AL

    Our office building is directly in front of the Claybank Church & Cemetery in Ozark, AL. Unusual and unexplained things occur frequently in our building. This has been going on for several years. A large lab book flies off shelf, splatters in floor, breaking the spine of ...


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    Bethlehem United Methodist Church

    Munford, Alabama

    83 miles from Smiths Station, AL

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


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    The McDonough Square

    McDonough, Georgia

    83.5 miles from Smiths Station, AL

    A train wreck in 1900 is said to be the source of the haunts here. Several of the injured were brought here for medical treatment, and some died. Locals have seen apparitions in the old nearby buildings and the sounds of phantom trains have been heard.


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    Gravity Hill

    Sylacauga, Alabama

    84 miles from Smiths Station, 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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    Bear Creek Swamp

    Prattville, Alabama

    86.4 miles from Smiths Station, AL

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


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    Lake Tholocco

    Ozark, Alabama

    86.6 miles from Smiths Station, AL

    On the darkest nights, figures and sounds can be seen and heard in the woods. This is a spot where Confederate armies used to camp during the Civil War.


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    Refuge Bridge

    Clanton, Alabama

    86.9 miles from Smiths Station, 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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    1842 Inn

    Macon, Georgia

    87.4 miles from Smiths Station, AL

    A ghost, thought to be original owner John Gresham, has been seen in the Dogwood Room, and the ghost of a little girl has been seen in some of the other rooms. A third apparition, one of a tall blonde woman, has been seen in several places throughout the inn.


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    Johnston-Felton-Hay House

    Macon, Georgia

    87.7 miles from Smiths Station, AL

    Built in 1859, the house was converted into a museum in 1962 and donated to the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation in 1977. The museum is said to be haunted; the apparition of an elderly woman in a mid-1800s dress has been seen in the hallways. Witnesses also describe cold ...


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    Bill Sketoe's Hole - Choctawhatchee Bridge

    Newton, Alabama

    87.9 miles from Smiths Station, AL

    There are a couple of different accounts as to why Bill Sketoe was hanged. Some claim that he deserted his post to care for a sick wife, other's that he was assisting in local guerilla operations against the army, in any event, he ran afoul of the local confederate ...


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    Douglass Theatre

    Macon, Georgia

    88 miles from Smiths Station, AL

    After the theater underwent restoration, staff members noticed that occasionally the lights would grow dim for no apparent reason. The phenomenon is attributed to the theater's ghosts.


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    Parker Memorial Baptist Church

    Anniston, Alabama

    88.1 miles from Smiths Station, AL

    In researching the Parker Memorial Baptist church, I found what is quite possibly the most hilarious entry of ghostly hauntings ever. On a "ghost website" it is proclaimed that the Parker Memorial *BAPTIST* church is haunted by, and I quote, "a nun who killed herself in the main hallway". ...


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    The Victoria Inn

    Anniston, Alabama

    88.4 miles from Smiths Station, AL


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