Haunted Places in Smithville, Mississippi



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    Mount Pisgah Cemetery

    Fulton, Mississippi

    11.2 miles from Smithville, MS

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


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    Gregg Hamilton House

    Aberdeen, Mississippi

    19.3 miles from Smithville, 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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    Lyric Theatre

    Tupelo, Mississippi

    22.2 miles from Smithville, 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

    24.2 miles from Smithville, 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

    30.7 miles from Smithville, 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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    Waverly Plantation

    West Point, Mississippi

    35 miles from Smithville, 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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    Save-a-Lot

    Pontotoc, Mississippi

    38 miles from Smithville, MS

    Employees claim that it is haunted.


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    Three Legged Lady Road - Nash Road

    Columbus, Mississippi

    38.9 miles from Smithville, 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

    39.1 miles from Smithville, 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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    Temple Heights Mansion

    Columbus, Mississippi

    39.4 miles from Smithville, 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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    Wisteria Mansion

    Columbus, Mississippi

    39.4 miles from Smithville, 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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    Callaway Hall - Mississippi University for Women

    Columbus, Mississippi

    39.8 miles from Smithville, MS

    Reportedly haunted by a ghost named Mary.


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    Princess Theatre

    Columbus, Mississippi

    39.9 miles from Smithville, 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

    39.9 miles from Smithville, 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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    Friendship Cemetery

    Columbus, Mississippi

    40.6 miles from Smithville, 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

    40.9 miles from Smithville, 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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    Abandoned Butcher's Shop

    Russellville, Alabama

    45.4 miles from Smithville, 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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    Highway 5 Ghost

    Lynn, Alabama

    48.3 miles from Smithville, 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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    Winston County Courthouse

    Double Springs, Alabama

    56.8 miles from Smithville, MS

    I worked there as a jailor in the county jail there in the old part when it was on the 2nd floor. Had several experiences: a padlock moving on its own, and you can feel like there are a lot of people in the hallways late at night when ...


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    Belle Mont Mansion

    Tuscumbia, Alabama

    58.2 miles from Smithville, 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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    Pickens County Courthouse

    Carrollton, Alabama

    58.4 miles from Smithville, 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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    Easly Cemetery

    Jasper, Alabama

    58.7 miles from Smithville, MS

    Reported sightings of paranormal activity at this cemetery include a fiery orb that floats through the air.


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    Generals' Quarters Inn

    Corinth, Mississippi

    60.4 miles from Smithville, 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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    Winston House

    Tuscumbia, Alabama

    60.7 miles from Smithville, 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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    William B. Bankhead National Forest

    Smithville, Alabama

    61.5 miles from Smithville, MS

    There are several websites out there that state something to the effect of "Aunt Johnson would hang anyone who trespassed on her property and the rope can still be seen to this day." Does no one ever stop to wonder precisely how a middle-aged woman would manage to hang a ...


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    Norton Auditorium - University of North Alabama

    Florence, Alabama

    65 miles from Smithville, 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

    65 miles from Smithville, 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

    65.1 miles from Smithville, 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

    65.1 miles from Smithville, MS


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    University of North Alabama - Romeo and Juliet statues

    Florence, Alabama

    65.2 miles from Smithville, 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

    65.2 miles from Smithville, 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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    Ghost Bridge

    Florence, Alabama

    65.2 miles from Smithville, 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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    Robert M. Guillot University Center

    Florence, Alabama

    65.2 miles from Smithville, 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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    Forks of Cypress

    Florence, Alabama

    65.6 miles from Smithville, 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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    Sweetwater Plantation

    Florence, Alabama

    67.3 miles from Smithville, 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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    Rowan Oak

    Oxford, Mississippi

    67.8 miles from Smithville, 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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    Jack's Restaurant

    Parrish, Alabama

    68.2 miles from Smithville, MS

    You may experience the presence of a Native American ghost named Mary who knocks things over, plays electrical pranks, alters the temperature, and whispers over the drive-through speakers.


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    St. Anthony Hall - Delta Psi

    Smithville, Mississippi

    68.7 miles from Smithville, MS

    Reportedly haunted by a former frat boy.


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    Auto Zone

    Moulton, Alabama

    69.9 miles from Smithville, MS

    The land this was built on was at one time a cemetery. Allegedly there is a photo that shows a ghost in it.


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    High Hill Church

    Parrish, Alabama

    72.1 miles from Smithville, MS

    This church and cemetery is believed to be haunted by locals. Locals report seeing people in the cemetery late at night. Some locals have witnessed crowds of people which resembled a revival late at night at the church even though the church has been abandoned for years. One ...


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    Jemison Center - Old Bryce Mental Hospital

    Northport, Alabama

    72.7 miles from Smithville, 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

    72.9 miles from Smithville, 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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    Shiloh National Military Park

    Shiloh, Tennessee

    74.8 miles from Smithville, 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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    Hay Hall

    Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    75.9 miles from Smithville, 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

    76.5 miles from Smithville, 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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    Gamma Phi Beta House - University of Alabama

    Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    76.9 miles from Smithville, MS

    Although this haunted spot can be found on most ghost websites, there are very few accounts to be found. Reportedly the bathroom taps turn on by themselves and doors slamming. I'd mark this one as dubious.


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    Drish House

    Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    76.9 miles from Smithville, MS

    People claim to see lights in the mansion when no one is there and there are also reports of the tower being engulfed in ghostly flames.


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    Jazz Man - Second Creek Bridge

    Rogersville, Alabama

    78.9 miles from Smithville, MS

    Urban legend tells of a man who was hit by a car and killed while walking across this bridge. His spirit has been seen wearing a white zoot suit, and he may try to catch a ride with you to Florence. If you agree to give him a ride, witnesses ...


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    Little Vine Cemetery

    Smithville, Alabama

    82.6 miles from Smithville, MS

    Possibly among the most inane of haunted reports, people claim to see a green light in the cemetery at night.


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    Grenada Masonic Temple

    Grenada, Mississippi

    83.3 miles from Smithville, 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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