Most Haunted Places in Florida

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    EMF Rating: 94.7

    Riddle House

    West Palm Beach, Florida
    The Edwardian house built in 1905 in West Palm Beach was moved to historical park Yesteryear Village at the South Florida Fairgrounds, Royal Palm Beach. It was originally a funeral parlor until its purchase by Karl Riddle in the 1920s, after which it was a private home. It is haunted by Joseph, an...
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    EMF Rating: 90.9

    Putnam Hotel

    DeLand, Florida
    Reports say this hotel is no longer in operation, and was sold in 2013. Two ghosts are said to reside here. According to lore, a hotel guest once killed his wife and then committed suicide on the premises. Witnesses say sadness emanates throughout the building, and a shadowy figure has been seen in...
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    EMF Rating: 90.0

    Robert the Doll - Fort East Martello

    Key West, Florida
    Robert the Haunted Doll is the inspiration for the Chucky doll in the film franchise. The doll once belonged to Robert Eugene Otto, a Key West painter and author. Robert the Doll is known to be cursed, or possessed by evil spirits, and can be viewed at the Fort East Martello Museum and on many...
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    EMF Rating: 90.0

    Belleview-Biltmore Hotel

    Belleair, Florida
    The Belleview Biltmore Resort and Spa is a historic resort hotel located at 25 Belleview Boulevard in the town of Belleair, Florida, USA. The hotel is closed, but a renovation plan has been announced. The hotel situated along the eastern shores of Old Clearwater Bay, with views of the bay and...
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    EMF Rating: 90.0

    Apollo 1 Launch Complex 34

    Brevard, Florida
    Many touring the Apollo 1 launchpad have claimed to have eerie feelings around the spot where three astronauts were killed in...
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    EMF Rating: 88.9

    Norman Hall - University of Florida

    Gainesville, Florida
    Norman Hall (originally known as P. K. Yonge Laboratory School) is an historic academic building on the eastern campus of the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. It was designed by architect Rudolph Weaver in the Collegiate Gothic style, and built in 1932. It originally housed the...
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    EMF Rating: 88.9

    Castillo de San Marcos

    St. Augustine, Florida
    Considered by many to be the centerpiece of St. Augustine, the Castillo is the oldest masonry fort in the United States, dating back to 1672. It is also apparently a paranormal hot-spot, with night-time visitors frequently capturing orbs in their digital photos. The ghost of a woman can sometimes...
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    EMF Rating: 87.5

    The Amelia Island Williams House

    Fernandina Beach, Florida
    This 1856 antebellum mansion is said to be haunted by partying guests. Witnesses have heard laughter and friendly chatter from the dining room and seen apparitions descending the staircase. A female apparition often appears in a mirror near the stairs, and a ghostly man and woman are known to make...
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    EMF Rating: 87.5

    Capitol Theatre / Royal Theatre

    Clearwater, Florida
    The Capitol Theatre opened March 21, 1921. Royalty Theater Company signed leases with the Taylor family in February 1981 when it then became known as the Royalty Theater. During the renovations, Bill Neville's murdered body was found in the balcony. The theatre remained in the Taylor family...
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    EMF Rating: 87.5

    Wayside Antiques / Antique Emporium

    Reddick, Florida
    This place is usually referenced as "Wayside Antiques" but today it is called "Antique Emporium", off exit 368 on Interstate 75 in Reddick. Look for the large red barn-like building. Employees back in the day swore that they would hear their names being called from the back of the store when...
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    EMF Rating: 87.5

    The Gray House

    Pensacola, Florida
    The Gray House is said to be haunted by an old 18th century sea captain named Thomas Moristo. People claim to see his ghost through the windows. Residents have had stoves turned on and off, paint cans have been moved as well as other objects. The house is part of the Pensacola ghost tour and...
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    EMF Rating: 87.5

    Boot Hill Saloon

    Daytona Beach, Florida
    This famous biker bar is home to a number of spirit activity - maybe long-dead bikers who refuse to leave their favorite watering hole. The jukebox plays by itself... when unplugged. Items are hurled across the bar by unseen hands. Toilets flush and faucets turn on when no one is...
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    EMF Rating: 87.5

    Huguenot Cemetery

    St. Augustine, Florida
    The cemetery is reputed to be haunted by a variety of ghosts and is one of the stops on the city's flourishing ghost tour industry along with the neighboring Tolomato Cemetery. One of the alleged ghosts is that of a specter named Elizabeth. According to the various themes of her origin, she has...
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    Exchange Building

    Orlando, Florida
    All the activity here centers around an old piano in the building, which some guests have heard play on its own (no, its not a player piano). A few have even seen a ghostly piano player sitting beside...
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    EMF Rating: 86.8

    Harder Hall

    Sebring, Florida
    Built in the 1920s, urban legend states that every owner of this hotel has died under "strange circumstances" - often within the limits of the property. And we wouldn't want the facts to get in the way of a good story. Other ghost stories abound of former visitors who've decided to never leave...
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    EMF Rating: 86.7

    Stranahan House

    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
    This house museum is rumored to be haunted by former owner Frank Stranahan, a businessman who fell upon hard times during the Great Depression and drowned himself in the nearby river. Folks say his spirit returned to his house and resides there still. His wife Ivy died much later in 1971, in an...
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    Antiques and Uniques Collectibles

    St. Augustine, Florida
    This antiques store has been featured on the TV show "My Ghost Story". It is said that it was originally the first jail in St Augustine, while the other was being built. Children spirits are there, as well as others. You can hear footsteps above you in the vacant area above the store. Source:...
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    EMF Rating: 86.7

    St. Augustine Lighthouse

    St. Augustine, Florida
    A famous haunted lighthouse featured on numerous television programs, including SyFy's "Ghost...
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    EMF Rating: 86.7

    Flight 401 Crash Site

    Miami-Dade, Florida
    This is the site where Eastern Air Lines Flight 401 crashed in December 1972. 101 people died - 75 survived. Many perished in just 18 inches of water because of the swampy conditions. A very popular book called The Ghost of Flight 401 was published soon after, telling the story of multiple...
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    EMF Rating: 86.2

    Cracker Barrel

    Naples, Florida
    Another restaurant with a gruesome past. Three people were murdered in the back freezer in November 1995, and employees swear strange things still happen back there. Details of the original crime from the
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    EMF Rating: 85.7

    The Villa Bed and Breakfast

    Daytona Beach, Florida
    The wife and I decided upon staying a night while I was in the states. We are locals and both have been by this home numerous times in our lives. It is an old home built around the turn of the 20th century. During the night I was awakened to the faint sound of a party with clinking wine glasses,...
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    EMF Rating: 85.7

    Grady House Bed and Breakfast

    High Springs, Florida
    An apparition of a lady in an old-fashioned nightgown has been seen, bringing with her the scent of flowers, lilacs or orange blossoms. The Red Room is the spot where the ghost most often materializes. She also likes to move the chess pieces on a board set up in the hallway. The ghost moves them to...
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    EMF Rating: 85.7

    Spanish Military Hospital

    St. Augustine, Florida
    The Spanish Military Hospital Museum is a reconstructed military hospital, a representation of the original building that was here in the 1700s and 1800s. Witnesses have heard footsteps, detected unexplained scents, and seen apparitions in and out of the building. Doors open and close by...
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    EMF Rating: 85.7

    Smoker Park

    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
    Smoker Park is a small section of land on the south side of the New River, across the water from the Stranahan House (also haunted). The park has been a hotbed of contention between locals and potential developers - at one time it was very nearly destroyed to make room for condominiums, but local...
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    EMF Rating: 85.7

    Lake Worth Playhouse

    Lake Worth, Florida
    Built by two brothers (Lucien and Clarence Oakley) in 1924, it seems this place was just too good to leave - and Lucien never has! People say Lucien's ghost has been seen in mirrors, objects get moved around, and footsteps are heard from the empty...
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    EMF Rating: 85.7

    Old Clay County Jail

    Green Cove Springs, Florida
    This is one of the oldest jails in Florida (though it hasn't been used as a jail since 1972). At least five hangings took place on the front steps of this jail, and it is believed that some of the unusual activity that takes place there now may be a result of those deaths. Voices and footsteps are...
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    Old City Remedies - Old Drugstore

    St. Augustine, Florida
    This old building is a favorite stop for tourists. It was built in 1739 but was moved to its current spot in 1887. It has been a medicinal/drugstore for most of its history. It is now open to the public and has a very large gift shop inside. You can still see all kinds of weird and wacky...
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    EMF Rating: 85.7

    Shiloh Cemetery

    Sanford, Florida
    Hard to find this cemetery - you have to find Page Jackson Cemetery first, then take a dirt road all the way down to Shiloh. There's an old stone sign in front that can barely even be read anymore. Check the map below for the exact location. There are claims that a female spirit can be seen...
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    EMF Rating: 85.7

    Vinoy Hotel

    St. Petersburg, Florida
    Now owned by Marriott, the Vinoy Hotel is a favorite place for major league baseballers to stay while in town. Several claim to have seen a man in a top hat and long coat standing over their bed. One claims to have felt like someone pressed on his back while he was sleeping. No word on why this...
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    EMF Rating: 85.7

    Wacahoota Cemetery

    Micanopy, Florida
    Not much detail, except that more than a few people say there are strange phenomena...
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    Old Red Eyes - Kingsley Plantation

    Jacksonville, Florida
    According to local legend, an angry red-eyed ghost lurks here, a remnant of the area's past. The plantation was built in 1813 by Zephaniah Kingsley and grew cotton, sugar cane, citrus and corn. Kingsley had 60 African slaves, one of whom, named Ana, he took for a wife. Kingley moved his plantation...
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    EMF Rating: 85.2

    Clearwater IHOP

    Clearwater, Florida
    We have had several things happen recently and have some of this has been captured on the security cameras. The santa figurine near the front... the arm was picked up and thrown down. We tried to debunk it as the wind, but we could not duplicate what happened. The lights flicker in the adjacent...
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    EMF Rating: 85.0

    Sunshine Skyway Bridge

    Terra Ceia, Florida
    The most iconic bridge in Florida is beautiful... but it is also deadly. It replaced a bridge that partially collapsed in 1980, killing several people. But its best-known as one of the most popular places in Florida to commit suicide. More than 200 people have jumped to their deaths from the...
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    Site of the Rosewood Massacre

    Cedar Key, Florida
    In 1923, white woman Fannie Taylor lied and said she had been assaulted by an African-American man. She lied because she didn’t want her husband to know she was actually beaten by her white lover. But Fannie’s maid Sarah Carrier witnessed the incident and knew the truth. As a result of Fannie's...
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    EMF Rating: 84.6

    Fort Matanzas

    St. Augustine, Florida
    It's not surprising that this historic fort, one of the most well-known sites in St. Augustine, is said to be haunted by the apparitions of several soldiers in French and Spanish uniforms. After all, "Matanzas" is Spanish for "slaughter," as it was named for the 245 Huguenots who were killed here...
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    Princeton Hospital - Lakeside Hospital

    Orlando, Florida
    Princeton Hospital was turned into Lakeside Hospital in 2000. The psychiatric hospital is rumored to be haunted by spirits who move empty wheelchairs or apparate as ghostly nuns and doctors. A phantom patient with hollow eyes is said to stare sadly or angrily at staff members. The second and third...
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    EMF Rating: 84.6

    Rose Cemetery

    Tarpon Springs, Florida

    This is one of those places that everyone "knows" is haunted, but no one seems to have a solid story about it. All that's said is that there's some sort of malevolent force or forces here, and that people get really creeped out and sometimes even physically attacked by unseen beings. Note:...

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    Sunset Point Park

    Tamarac, Florida
    Dark figures with red eyes have been seen in the park. Orbs have also been seen. Some people have been scared out of there, they say that a dark figure with white glowing eyes appears in front of them and then vanishes. They also report that they have scratches all over their body. A paranormal...
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    EMF Rating: 84.6

    Emma Parrish Theater

    Titusville, Florida
    Objects move on their own in the attic of this theatre. Cold spots and weird smells are also reported. [gallery link="file"...
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    EMF Rating: 84.6

    Hamburger Mary's - Bumby Block

    Orlando, Florida
    The Bumby Block building dates back to the 1880s. Currently it houses "Hamburger Mary's Bar and Grille", but originally it was a hardware store. Staff in the building regularly see the apparition of a young girl dressed in Victorian clothing. She seems to enjoy tapping on the windows and waving...
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    EMF Rating: 84.2

    1900 Building

    Melbourne, Florida
    This building was constructed in 1924 and was originally the "Melbourne Hotel." Later it was a bank, and then stores and office space. It is now referred to as the "1900 Building". There is a story attached to the building that centers around a girl named Amelia. She lived and died at the...
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    EMF Rating: 83.3

    Useppa Island

    Captiva, Florida
    This island is named after a girl named Useppa who was kidnapped in Havana and imprisoned on this island by the pirate, Jose Gaspar. He murdered her here (beheaded her), and people swear they still see her headless ghost along the...
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    EMF Rating: 83.3

    Biltmore Hotel

    Coral Gables, Florida
    Supposedly the thirteenth floor is home to some resident WWII-era ghosts - soldiers who convalesced there during the war, when it was used as a hospital. Weird noises are heard throughout, and there are reports of unexplained lights popping in and out of...
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    Harden House

    Clermont, Florida
    The ghost that walks here is said to be John W. Hardin, who was shot to death in the back yard in 1975 sometime during or after his truck caught on fire. The mystery of who killed Hardin is unsolved, but his wife, Victoria Mango Hardin, claimed to see his ghost in the house dressed in the same...
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    Fay’s House - Prince of Wales

    St. Augustine, Florida
    Shadowy figures and restroom lights that turn on and off by themselves are among the signs that spirits are present here. The ghost in residence is Fay herself, who worked in the 1970s at St. George Street Pharmacy as a short-order cook. She was said to be a mean-spirited and cruel woman who lived...
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    EMF Rating: 83.3

    Walton County Emergency Operations Center

    DeFuniak Springs, Florida
    A little girl named Sally May allegedly died on this spot in the 1920s, and she continues to haunt the area (now an Emergency Operations Center) by keeping the local 911 midnight-shift on their...
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    EMF Rating: 83.3

    Lear-Rocheblave House

    Pensacola, Florida
    At this 1890 Victorian house, legend tells of a ghost girl who dances across a locked room. She is said to be one of the Rocheblave daughters, and folks have also smelled her old-fashioned perfume when she is present....
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    EMF Rating: 83.3

    Oaklawn Cemetery

    Tampa, Florida

    A number of famous Tampa residents are buried here, and there are vague reports of ghosts haunting the grounds. Many feel uneasy as they walk the cemetery, as if someone is watching...

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    EMF Rating: 83.3

    Olustee Battle Field

    Baker, Florida
    Civil War reenactors claim to occasionally capture strange orbs in photographs, almost like they are soldiers' spirits interacting with the...
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    EMF Rating: 83.3

    Olde Marco Island Inn & Suites

    Marco Island, Florida
    The usual assortment of paranormal activity here... footsteps, voices, cold drafts, etc. Some say chairs have been seen to move on their...
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    EMF Rating: 83.3

    Hurricane Patty's

    St. Augustine, Florida
    This restaurant was featured in Biography Channel's series, "My Ghost Story" - season 2, episode 3. The segment was entitled "Restless Restroom." Most of the activity here centers on the kitchen and bathrooms. The sounds of a crying woman are heard from the bathrooms, and the facilities will...
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    Hotel Blanche

    Lake City, Florida
    Gangster Al Capone was among the guests to stay at this one-time luxury hotel. These days, it is inhabited by businesses on the ground floor and office space on the second, but the third floor remains empty--except for the hotel's haunts. Witnesses here have described disembodied footsteps and...
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    EMF Rating: 83.3

    Bliss Nightclub

    Orlando, Florida
    Closed as of 2013, "Bliss" was one of Orlando's premiere dance clubs. When it was open, staff would refuse to into one of the refrigerated rooms after dark. They constantly felt like someone was watching them - an evil presence. Furniture would often move around on its own as well. [gallery...
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    EMF Rating: 82.9

    Spring Hill Cemetery

    Brooksville, Florida
    The Spring Hill Cemetery, is located off of Fort Dade Ave. in Brooksville. It is an old black cemetery with the earliest "known" burial starting in the late 1800's. At dusk you can see what seems to be a man hanging from a tree limb. Also, groups of spirits can be seen standing together around the...
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    EMF Rating: 82.4

    University of South Florida Library

    Tampa, Florida
    Ghostly legend here tells of a young woman named Gottlieb, an English major who worked on the library's fourth floor, was found hanging from an oak tree. Foul play was suspected, and after that, strange things happened at the library. Book carts moved by themselves, automatic doors opened without...
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    EMF Rating: 82.4

    Old Jail - Amelia Island Museum of History

    Fernandina Beach, Florida
    The old jail, now the Amelia Island Museum of History, is said to be haunted by Luc Simone Aury. Aury was a criminal wanted for murder, rape, robbery and perhaps even more charges, and he was sentenced to hang on the gallows in the back. On the night before his execution, he attempted to avoid the...
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    EMF Rating: 82.4

    Ma Barker's House

    Marion, Florida
    Ma Barker - once Public Enemy #1 - met her end along with her son Freddy at this lakefront house in Ocklawaha, FL. The town does a re-enactment of the shootout (which consumed more than 2,000 bullets) every January. Some say the Barkers' spirits still haunt the place. The house - still kept as...
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    EMF Rating: 81.8

    Cuban Club - Circulo Cubano de Tampa

    Tampa, Florida
    The Cuban Club, now a site rented out for events, was built in 1917 to serve the Cuban community. It has been the site of two deaths: One was an actor who committed suicide on the stage, the other was a murder in which one board member shot another in the face. Both are said to haunt the building,...
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    EMF Rating: 81.8

    Wiccademous Grave

    Fernandina Beach, Florida
    Across the street from the Fernandina Beach High School is a little dirt path that leads to an ancient oak tree with a stone marker nearby. This is, allegedly, the burial site of "Wiccademous" - a young girl who was convicted of witchcraft in the 1600s and buried beneath this tree. Local students...
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    EMF Rating: 81.8

    Sandlin House

    Punta Gorda, Florida
    The Sandlin House has been advertised for sale for $1.59 million, and the ghost is included. The remodeled Victorian-style house is around 120 years old and is haunted by the spirit of then-owner James Sandlin's 14-year-old daughter Mary Leah, who in 1909 was ironing on the front porch and died...
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    EMF Rating: 81.8

    Cooley's Landing Park

    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
    William Cooley was an early settler in East Florida. He moved to the New River area (later to become Fort Lauderdale) in 1826 and started an arrowroot plantation. Eventually he became involved in local administration, and in 1835/6 he was involved in adjudicating a case in which white settlers...
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    EMF Rating: 81.8

    Girvin Road Hitchhiker

    Jacksonville, Florida
    A ghostly girl wearing glasses has been known to appear along Girvin Road after midnight, motioning for passersby to stop their cars. She disappears as soon as the driver looks...
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    EMF Rating: 81.8

    The Plaza Resort and Spa

    Daytona Beach, Florida
    The Plaza opened originally as "The Clarendon" in 1888, but was destroyed by fire in 1909. It went back up in 1911 and was renamed to "The Plaza" many years afterward. In 2013 the hotel made a bit of a stir on the local news after security cameras picked up... something... maybe a ghost, maybe...
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    EMF Rating: 81.8

    Myrtle Hill Cemetery

    Tampa, Florida
    The mausoleum here is supposedly haunted by a girl named Stephanie, who was killed in a car...
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    EMF Rating: 81.8

    Carriage House Apartments - Chelsea Courtyards

    Jacksonville, Florida
    Now called Chelsea Courtyards, the Carriage House Apartments are known to ghost enthusiasts for its Apartment 40. Some say that since no one has been able to cohabitate with the ghost, the apartment was used for storage for many years. Witnesses describe poltergeist activity such as things being...
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    EMF Rating: 81.3

    First National Bank Building

    Fort Myers, Florida
    This 1914 granite building, one of the grandest in its time, was more recently used as a setting for the film "Day of the Dead." Seen in the opening credits, the building was spattered with blood and filled with zombie actors. But the place is said to have a real haunt, too: For many years,...
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    EMF Rating: 81.3

    Treasure Coast Antique Mall

    Fort Pierce, Florida
    The mall is housed in a 1920s historic home is said to be rich with hauntings from its past. It has been a private home, an inn, a bar, a gambling casino, and a bordello. Among the ghosts said to reside here is a bordello client from the 1950s-1960s who was shot dead by his wife on the stairway....
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    EMF Rating: 81.3

    Church of the Nazarene

    Putnam, Florida
    There are accounts of an "old man" ghost haunting the church. He's been seen walking up and down the main aisle. Other accounts of a woman screaming in the...
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    EMF Rating: 81.3

    Safety Harbor Resort and Spa

    Safety Harbor, Florida
    Lots of weird goings-on in this resort hotel. The front desk started getting phone calls from empty guestrooms during renovations in the mid-1990s. Voices are often heard in entirely empty parts of the buildings, and housekeepers swear they hear someone yelling their name from the women's bath...
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    EMF Rating: 80.8

    Coon Hill Cemetery

    Jay, Florida
    Reports of people being pushed by "unseen hands"... also disembodied voices and lots of alleged ghostly images appearing in photographs. ...
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    EMF Rating: 80.0

    Heritage Baptist Church

    St. Augustine, Florida
    Ghosts that have been reported at this church include the spirits of a former pastor and a deceased churchgoer, and a ghostly angel statue that appears and disappears in the...
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    EMF Rating: 80.0

    Island Hotel and Restaurant

    Cedar Key, Florida
    Cedar Key is located on a small barrier reef on the Gulf off the Florida coastline, directly west of Ocala. Cedar Key occupied a critical location during the Civil War, where blockade-runners exported cotton and lumber and imported food and other supplies to the Confederacy. A hurricane all but...
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    EMF Rating: 80.0

    Newnansville Cemetery

    Alachua, Florida
    Vague reports have been made about "ghostly figures" walking through the cemetery at night. Newnansville, once a county seat, no longer truly exists - it was long ago swallowed up by the town of...
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    EMF Rating: 80.0

    Captain Tony's Saloon

    Key West, Florida
    Said to be the oldest saloon in Florida, the establishment is home to a tree that grows through the middle of the chamber. It is said to be the tree from which executions were carried out; 75 unfortunate folks were said to have been hanged from it. The apparition of one of them, a woman in a bloody...
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    EMF Rating: 80.0

    Page Jackson Cemetery

    Sanford, Florida
    Witnesses describe cold spots, uneasy feelings, strange noises, and shadow figures at this historic...
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    EMF Rating: 80.0

    Blue Anchor Pub

    Delray Beach, Florida
    For over a century, the pub has been haunted by the ghost of a young woman named Bertha Starkey. The lady was stabbed by her husband after he found her having an affair with another man. Footsteps and wails have been heard at night after closing, candles light and extinguish themselves, and a...
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    EMF Rating: 80.0

    Crabby Bill's Seafood

    Clearwater, Florida
    I was a former employee of Crabby Bill's Seafood on Clearwater Beach in the Clearwater Municipal Marina. I wasn't a server, host, nor did I work as a cook or a dishwasher. I worked from June/July of 2009 up until August of 2011 on the third shift. I was the only cleaning guy at the building, aside...
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    EMF Rating: 80.0

    Hardee Cemetery

    Chiefland, Florida
    Hardee Cemetery, or Hardeetown Methodist Cemetery, is supposedly haunted, but details are few and far between. It's the final resting place of Isaac P. Hardee (1817-1879), and, allegedly, many of his slaves. The house, called "Pine Hill," still stands nearby, though it has been moved from its...
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    EMF Rating: 80.0

    Ghost Lights

    Wauchula, Florida
    People have been reporting ghost lights since the 1950s on Heard Bridge Road in Fort Meade, as well as on Keller road, past Disong. We've marked the Keller Road location on the map...
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    EMF Rating: 80.0

    Bosque Bello Cemetery

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    This is a genuinely spooky cemetery, so there should be no surprise that its considered haunted. Multiple ghosts have been seen here, some seem to be the spirits of children roaming the...

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    EMF Rating: 80.0

    Miami Lakes High School

    Hialeah, Florida
    Two areas of activity here... The "Little Theater" seems to be the home of a friendly ghost named "Fred" who turns lights on and off playfully, and may occasionally play faint music. The fourth floor is now closed, but supposedly once housed a planetarium where a girl fell to her death...
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    EMF Rating: 80.0

    Homestead Restaurant / Taco Lu

    Jacksonville Beach, Florida
    Once a Jacksonville institution, the Homestead Restaurant is today no more - replaced by a "Taco Lu". But there were plenty of ghostly claims at the location, including a mysterious "Lady in White" who walked the premises. No word on whether the taco place continues to experience these strange...
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    EMF Rating: 80.0

    Ocean Key Resort and Spa

    Key West, Florida
    Try to get the third-floor suite that faces Duval Street. Visitors claim there are numerous cold spots encountered throughout the day, and nighttime brings eerie sounds of objects being moved around the dressed, spectral sighs, and the distinct feeling of someone sitting down on the bed you're...
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    EMF Rating: 80.0

    Hemingway House

    Key West, Florida
    Some tourists swear they see Ernest himself waving from the top window, though considering how many sweaty tourists pile through the poor man's house each day, I'd find it hard to believe he's that cheerful about it. Docents claim that lights turn on and off mysteriously after hours, and that the...
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    Washington Oaks

    Palm Coast, Florida
    This area has belonged both to Native Americans and Spanish settlers in its past, and the state park land here was once a plantation with ties to relatives of George Washington. Witnesses have reported some ghostly goings-on here, including strange lights near the plantation home and poltergeist...
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    Fort Pickens

    Pensacola Beach, Florida
    This Civil War fort was also used later as a prison for Apache chief Geronimo and his braves. The spirits of Native Americans have been both seen and heard here by several...
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    Pritchard House

    Titusville, Florida
    Some members of the Pritchard family never left their 1891 home, some say. One of the haunts here is said to be Lola Pauline Smith Pritchard, or Miss Lovie, who, when she was alive, didn't care for people to visit her home. Some of the strange things reported to happen here have been disembodied...
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    St. Cloud Chamber of Commerce

    St. Cloud, Florida
    Rattling, whistling, and unexplained shadows and footsteps have been detected in this 1910 building, formerly a bank. Rumor has it that the hauntings stem from incidents in the structure's past: a major bank robbery and a double...
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    The House - 8 Arenta St

    St. Augustine, Florida
    June Moore Ferrell's book "The House" was written about this place. In the book she tells of a child, a product of incest between a former owner and her son, who died here and was buried in the back yard. Witnesses have seen the apparition of a woman on the balcony or in the garden. They have also...
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    Deering Estate

    Palmetto Bay, Florida
    Built over a Native American burial ground, this estate was once owned by Charles Deering, son of the founder of Deering Harvesting Co. Ghost tours are offered here, where participants hope to catch a glimpse of some of the estate's apparitions or see other evidence of the Native Americans who were...
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    Quincy Leaf Theatre

    Quincy, Florida
    Now home to the Quincy Music Theatre, "The Leaf" is said to be the home to many different ghosts, all of whom seem friendly and don't cause much in the way of...
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    Kenilworth Lodge

    Sebring, Florida
    There are a number of ghost stories surrounding this building, which dates back to 1916. Eerie feelings are reported on the staircase, and doors have been seen opening and closing entirely on their own. One guest heard voices outside his door throughout the night, and when he complained to the...
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    EMF Rating: 80.0

    Tovar House

    St. Augustine, Florida
    One of the older houses in St. Augustine and part of most city tours. Unexplained noises and cries have been heard in this...
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    Fort Cooper State Park

    Inverness, Florida
    This state park was once home to Fort Cooper during the Second Seminole War. Nothing of the fort remains apart from some archaeological finds, but at least one staff member thinks the spirit of an Indian chief still lingers. There aren't many sightings - most people just "feel" his presence...
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    Calvin Phillips Mausoleum - Oakland Cemetery

    Tallahassee, Florida
    Calvin Phillips built himself the first, and most famous, mausoleum in Oakland Cemetery in 1900. He hired a master carpenter to make a cherry-wood casket in the mausoleum, and when it was finished, he crawled inside, locked the door behind him and died. No one is exactly sure why he did this, but...
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    Rogers Building

    Orlando, Florida
    Originally an English Gentleman's Club, this ornate green building (listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places) is named after Gordon Rogers. He and his wife apparently still haunt the place. He's most frequently seen through the second-story window - she (always clad in white) in the...
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    Greenwood Cemetery

    Orlando, Florida
    Many children from Sunland Hospital were buried at this cemetery, and there are creepy sections within called "Baby Land 1" and "Baby Land 3", etc. which house nothing but infants and children under five years of age. ...
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    Sugar Palm Ballroom - 1550 E. Palm Ave

    Tampa, Florida
    For a short time in the late 1990s, this building housed the "Sugar Palm Ballroom". Guests at the Sugar Palm would occasionally see a ghostly figure wandering the hallways. During renovations in 2000 workmen complained that they were constantly harassed by unseen...
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    Miami River Inn

    Miami, Florida
    This early 1900s inn is said to have a repetitive haunting. Every night at 11, witnesses in first-floor cottage front units say they hear the front door open and feet being wiped on a mat. Then they hear running feet, panicked rattling of a doorknob, and the sound of someone angrily smashing...
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    Harry's Seafood Bar and Grill

    St. Augustine, Florida
    Who's Harry? He's a horse. As the story goes, the original owners bet on Harry, who had 50-to-1 odds, and Harry won. With the money, they opened up the restaurant. It is said to be haunted by a female ghost said to be either a woman who perished in a 1887 fire or Catalina, a 1700s resident whose...
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    EMF Rating: 79.4

    Southwest Miami High School

    Olympia Heights, Florida
    The library and auditorium both have "ghost stories" attached to them. Librarians swear up and down that books they've organized just the day before are thrown into utter disarray the next morning. According to local legend, at least two people died in the auditorium - a janitor and a president...
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    EMF Rating: 78.6

    Broward College

    Davie, Florida
    A grisly 2002 murder-suicide at Broward Community College supposedly sparked some paranormal activity near Building 5. Students claim to experience strange smells and see white figures at night in...
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    Sun Bright Manor

    DeFuniak Springs, Florida
    A beautiful Victorian-era boarding house with a checkered past. Visitors report doors opening and closing on their own, and numerous other odd little occurrences. Also known as the Sidney Johnston Catts House (Florida's 22nd governor, who lived there at one time), this home has been on the U.S....
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    EMF Rating: 78.3

    Koreshan State Historic Site

    Estero, Florida
    The ghost of Cyrus Teed and his followers are said to haunt this state park and museum, waiting for their leader to resurrect. In 1869, the Chicago doctor changed his name to Koresh and developed a new religion in which he was the Messiah. In 1894 Teed brought his followers here and built a...
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    EMF Rating: 78.1

    Devil's Tree of Oak Hammock Park

    Port St. Lucie, Florida
    In 1971, sheriff's deputy Gerard John Schaefer sexually assaulted and hanged two 19-year-old girls from an oak tree, then buried their bodies under it. The deputy returned for more unspeakable acts over the next 5 days. In 1977 the bodies were found by some fishermen. Local legend has it that...
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    EMF Rating: 77.8

    Gibson Inn

    Apalachicola, Florida
    This modern inn is supposedly haunted by a pneumonia victim who lodged there years ago. Sightings have been made particularly often in room 128, as well as the bar and dining...
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    EMF Rating: 77.8

    Highland Manor - McBride House

    Apopka, Florida
    Townsend Plantation was built by the Eldredge family in 1903. The McBride family purchased it in the 1940s. After the owner died in 1978, it remained empty for several years. In the 1980s it was purchased by the Townsend family. They moved the house, the other plantation buildings, and even most of...
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    Pinewood Historic Cemetery

    Daytona Beach, Florida
    Reportedly the oldest cemetery in Daytona Beach, Pinewood is said said to be haunted by an apparition of a woman. A headless ghost also has been reported, rumored to be that of Adler Rawlings, whose gravesite and bones were said to have been defaced by...
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    Rossetter House Museum

    Melbourne, Florida
    Eerie things witnessed in the museum include the apparition of a woman hovering over the foyer who spoke, saying “There’s too much commotion in my house.” The name “Sam” has been whispered into the ears of some guests in the nearby cemetery, where there is a grave, sans headstone, of...
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    EMF Rating: 77.8

    Flager Mansion - Whitehall

    Palm Beach, Florida
    Henry Flagler, one of the founders of Standard Oil, built Whitehall for his third wife, Mary Lily Kenan. The site of the home was purchased for $50,000 in 1893 by Flagler; later surveyed for construction in July 1900 and the home completed in time for Flagler and his wife to move in on February...
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    Dames Point Bridge

    Jacksonville, Florida
    Its actual name is the Napoleon Bonaparte Broward Bridge, and it seems to be a popular place for ghosts. The 1988 structure is said to be haunted by an African-American woman whose apparition is seen walking along the bridge. Reports say she died when she was thrown over the bridge by an unknown...
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    Palm Cottage

    Naples, Florida
    This is the oldest house in Naples, dating back to 1895, and is now open to the public for guided tours thanks to the Naples Historical Society. Ghostly encounters here started, as happens so often, it seems, during renovations. Workers noticed that their tools would constantly be moved, and they...
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    Britton Cinema

    Tampa, Florida
    Staff and visitors alike have reported several strange occurrences. Toilets flush on their own and doors mysteriously get locked in the ladies room. Apparitions have been seen in one of theatres. Ghostly voices were heard in the hallway outside theatre #5, and an usher swears someone called his...
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    Bloody Bucket Bridge

    Wauchula, Florida
    This spooky story starts more than a century ago with a slave midwife who was concerned that parents were having more babies than they could support. She is said to have smothered many babies and buried their bodies near the bridge. After many babies were killed, the midwife began to find that her...
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    EMF Rating: 76.9

    Chi Omega Sorority House

    Tallahassee, Florida
    At this house, serial killer Ted Bundy took two of his victims: Margaret Bowman and Lisa Levy, who were bludgeoned to death. Their ghosts may be walking here still, and in fact some believe they prevented other sorority sisters from walking out of their bedrooms into harm's way on the night of the...
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    EMF Rating: 76.9

    Indian Spring Cemetery

    Punta Gorda, Florida

    This is one of the oldest cemeteries in the area - there's even a former Governor of Florida buried here, named Albert Gilchrist (d. 1926). Lots of activity is reported, including ghost lights, disembodied noises that sound like screaming and moaning, and shadow...

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    Downtown Melbourne Train Bridge

    Melbourne, Florida
    The old train tracks bridge was constructed in during the expansion of the Florida East Coast Railway to West Palm Beach in 1894 by Florida East Coast Industries (FECI). Dating back to the 1920s, many women had perished from trains along this bridge, the most recent cases being three teenage...
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    EMF Rating: 76.5

    Tate's Hell State Forest

    Franklin, Florida
    This is a relatively new state forest, acquired by the state of Florida only in 1994. It's named, supposedly, after Cebe Tate - a local rancher who got lost in the swamp in 1875. When he finally emerged, emaciated and with his hair gone completely white, he was said to remark to the first people...
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    The Devil's Chair - Lake Helen Cassadaga Cemetery

    Lake Helen, Florida
    In a town known for its haunts, the Lake Helen-Cassadaga Cemetery is home to the local legend's Devil's Chair. Gravestones date back to the 1800s; Cassadaga founder George Colby is buried here. Some folks say shadowy figures lurk here at night, but the Devil's Chair is perhaps the most well-known...
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    EMF Rating: 76.2

    Sulphur Springs Tower

    Tampa, Florida
    Stories say the historic tower was often used as a landmark on pirates' maps, a tale that may support the fact that a ghostly pirate is said to roam the area. Another story told around these parts is that of a marine monster who lives in the waters adjacent to the tower, and was seen dragging a...
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    EMF Rating: 76.2

    Eisenhower Elementary School

    Clearwater, Florida
    In recent years, a mysterious boy dressed in a baseball uniform is seen by custodians late at night in this school - possibly stirred up renovations begun in 2000. There are claims that audio recorders have picked up late night conversations between dead teachers and this little boy, who was...
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    EMF Rating: 76.2

    Tiger Trail

    Dunnellon, Florida
    "Tiger Trail" is the local name for SW 180th Avenue in Dunnellon, FL. It was the location where part of the 2001 film "Jeepers Creepers" was filmed. And maybe for good reason... there are local claims that the ghosts of three children killed at the intersection of Tiger Trial and the high school...
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    EMF Rating: 75.9

    Pine Ridge High School

    Deltona, Florida
    The school's iconic clock tower was the site of a grisly accidental death in 1994, and supposedly that gentleman's ghost still haunts the area. Students swear they hear a "ghost bell" through the speakers, and the elevator in the clock tower building emanates a definitively "eerie" feeling. A...
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    EMF Rating: 75.0

    Trapper Nelson - Jonathan Dickinson State Park

    Jupiter, Florida
    "Wild Man of the Loxahatchee," nickname of Vince “Trapper” Nelson, is the identity of the ghost said to roam this state park. Trapper moved to this area in 1929, trapping and selling furs for a living, earning his nickname by his often-strange antics like swinging out over the river on a rope...
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    Marrero's Guest Mansion

    Key West, Florida
    Marrero’s Guest Mansion is said to be home to a ghost named Enriquetta, the love of well-known cigar maker Francisco Marrero, who built the mansion for her in 1889. Francisco died while on a business trip, and Enriquetta was shocked when another woman claiming to be Francisco's wife arrived to...
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    Seven Sisters Inn

    Ocala, Florida
    Ghost Hunters has featured this inn on the TV show, and it is said to have several spirits. Apparitions of a man, woman, and child have been seen, and the woman has been reported to check out guests in the bathroom. She wears white and has the ability to pass through walls and doors. Strange...
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    St. Francis Inn

    St. Augustine, Florida
    Lily, the ghost of a beautiful slave woman from Barbados, is said to haunt this inn along with her beloved. Lily and the nephew of former owner Major William Hardee had a secret affair, and when Hardee found out, he sent Lily away. The nephew, distraught over losing her, committed suicide here....
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    Russ House

    Marianna, Florida
    The historic Russ House, built in 1895, is said to be haunted by several ghosts. The house serves as the home of the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce and the county's visitor center. The grounds were the site of the 1864 Battle of Marianna, where several soldiers were killed. Another point of...
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    Casa de la Paz

    St. Augustine, Florida
    Although this spot no longer operates as a bed-and-breakfast, the Queen Isabella was its most haunted room. Here, the ghost of Miss Mabel resides. Miss Mabel, who was given this nickname because the owners did not know her real name, was a visitor at the inn around the 1920s. When Mabel's new...
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    Haslam's Book Store

    St. Petersburg, Florida
    At least as old as the 1920s, the building that houses the bookstore (est. 1933) is said to have literary poltergeists in residence. Books have flown off the shelves, mostly those in the metaphysical section or those by author Jack Kerouac, who often visited the store during his lifetime. Cold...
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    Coombs House Inn

    Apalachicola, Florida
    The 1905 building, once a private home, is said to be haunted by original owners Mr. and Mrs. James N. Coombs. In 1911, after the shock of a damaging fire in their home, the Coombses moved to a hotel until the house could be repaired. But Mrs. Coombs was very upset and had taken to her bed; she...
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    L'Unione Italiana - The Italian Club

    Tampa, Florida
    In this building, over a century old, folks say a ghost named Virginia sometimes makes an appearance on the front staircase. Reports say Virginia was once a member of the cleaning...
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    Eaton Lodge - Old Town Manor

    Key West, Florida
    Built in 1886, the Eaton Lodge operates today as Old Town Manor, a bed-and-breakfast inn. Witnesses claim the inn is haunted and have reported seeing apparitions, experiencing electrical issues, and hearing unexplained footsteps and the sound of an old typewriter. Some believe a female apparition...
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    Scarlett O'Hara's

    St. Augustine, Florida
    This restaurant's upstairs bar is called the Ghost Bar, named for the ghost who haunts the place. The original builder is said to have died in an upstairs bathtub, in just the spot where the Ghost Bar is...
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    Cocoa Village Playhouse / Aladdin Theatre

    Cocoa, Florida
    Allegedly haunted by the spectre of a former handyman. Doors open and close on their own, footsteps are heard at odd hours and in strange...
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    Anderson's General Store

    Homestead, Florida
    Folks here have have heard the sounds of knocking and bumping, and a man and a young girl screaming. The lights turn on and off during the fracas, as if the girl is trying to escape her attacker. One witness described a vision he had seen there of a man abusing a young girl; after being shown old...
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    Angebilt Hotel

    Winter Park, Florida
    Once the tallest building in Orlando, the Angebilt Hotel has been a major landmark in the city ever since it opened in the 1920s. From the 1970s though it started to decline in grandeur, and eventually was converted in the 1990s into a temporary courthouse. Today it is primarily office space,...
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    Ellis Building

    Orlando, Florida
    Known as the "Reynolds Building," "Giles-Ellis Building" or just the "Ellis Building", this dates back to 1886. It was home to the Orlando Telephone Company for a time in the mid 1910s. David Whitehead in his "Field Guide to Haunted Orlando" lists this location as the "O'Connell Building",...
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    Casa Marina Hotel

    Jacksonville Beach, Florida
    This historic 1925 hotel was turned into an apartment building in 1983, stood abandoned from 1987 to 1991, and then was turned BACK into a hotel. It is said that ghostly shuffling can be heard coming from a vacant upstairs suite, and a portly figure has been known to apparate mysteriously on the...
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    Cobb Cemetery

    Okaloosa, Florida
    Here's a ghost will really specific needs... supposedly, mostly in February, and mostly around 1:24 AM, the ghost of a retired officer haunts the cemetery, looking for his wife....
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    Crowne Plaza

    Orlando, Florida
    There are vague reports of a ghostly entity inhabiting room 621. A guest swore they saw a full-bodied apparition and insisted on switching...
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    St Luke's Episcopal Church

    Marianna, Florida
    The Civil War "Battle of Marianna" took place in and around the grounds of St Luke's Episcopal Church, and it is believed that one of the Confederate soldiers killed there still haunts the basement. Witnesses describe seeing the apparition of an elderly, bearded man, dressed in period...
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    Sunrise Hall Dormitory

    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
    This spot used to be a brothel, which burned down and was, for a time, a seedy hotel. Eventually it became a dormitory for the Art Institute. Students claim they hear moans coming from the third floor in the early morning hours (ahem...), strange footsteps, and the sounds of metal pipes being...
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    Old Opera House

    Arcadia, Florida

    Now a museum, with an antique shop as well, the Old Opera House in Arcadia has a number of weird goings-on. One worker tells of hearing the distinctive noise of a crowd in the old auditorium, but of course when she went to investigate, there was no one there. The sounds of children's laughter...

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    Mount Pleasant Cemetery

    Gainesville, Florida
    The back part of this cemetery has been left to ruin, and supposedly its in that area that ghost hunters have the most success capturing orbs on their digital...
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    St. Paul's Church Cemetery

    Key West, Florida
    Some visitors to the cemetery claim to have been attacked by a malevolent spirit. There are also supposedly some ghosts of children buried there who can be heard playing in the environs. Some say smoking in the cemetery bothers the children and can spark...
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    Comfort Station

    St. Petersburg, Florida
    This lovely octagonal building in Romaesque Revival style is a public restroom that was built in 1927 by the same architect that designed the Vinoy Hotel (also reported to be haunted, by the way). It was originally called "Comfort Station One," and actually received national press when it was...
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    Old Cemetery - Mount Dora Country Club

    Mount Dora, Florida
    This long forgotten and overgrown cemetery is now on land belonging to the Mount Dora Country Club. Locals claim they've heard the cries of a woman around here, and seen a ghostly green light floating around the area. The graves here are not taken care of and only a few markers...
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    Historic Peninsula Inn and Spa

    Gulfport, Florida
    This hotel dates back to the turn of the 20th century. It was, at times, a military hospital, boarding house, and now, a hotel and spa. The resident ghost is named "Isabelle" - she is said to have lived and died here in the 1950s. She is said to also have a "ghost cat" that walks around the...
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    Longwood Hotel

    Longwood, Florida
    These days the Longwood Hotel has been converted to offices, but its the same building, still featured on the city's historical walking tours. Workers claim that lights and elevators seem to have a mind of their own. Strange noises and footsteps are heard on the third floor. Police were called...
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    St. Petersburg Coliseum

    St. Petersburg, Florida
    This venue has been around since 1924 and is reputed to be haunted, but we don't currently have any more information than that. If you know more, please tell us via the comments section...
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    Old Hamilton County Jail

    Jasper, Florida
    The 1893 jail, used until the late 20th century and now a museum, is home to a haunt in a hurry. Witnesses have heard the sound of running footsteps here. Reports say that hangings may once have taken place within the...
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    Tomoka Lights / Ormond Lights

    Ormond Beach, Florida
    Drive north on Beach St. in Ormond Beach late at night, toward Tomoka State Park, and you might run into the Tomoka Lights (also known as the Ormond Lights). These are typical "ghost lights" - balls of light that appear out of nowhere, and sometimes seem to follow cars around. Be careful though:...
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    Ritz Historical Inn

    Ocala, Florida
    Built in 1925, the Ritz Historical Inn was said to have experienced a fire in its early days which killed several guests. Their ghosts apparently still haunt the premises. The building was handed over in 2010 to Volunteers of America, and plans are underway to convert the building to housing...
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    Palace Saloon

    Fernandina Beach, Florida
    Built in 1878 as a haberdashery, this building became a bar around 1900. Its original tin ceilings, mosaic floors and much of its design elements remain, as do some of its former patrons. The ghosts of a Rockefeller and a Carnegie are rumored to be among these who linger here, but Uncle Charlie is...
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    Ashley's of Rockledge

    Rockledge, Florida
    In 1934 the body Ethel Allen, a nineteen-year-old local of the area, was found brutally murdered on the shores of the nearby Indian River. She was a regular of Jack’s Tavern, and it was one of the last places she was seen. At least one of the psychics who have investigated the paranormal activity...
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    Merchants Bank Building - Halifax Historical Museum

    Daytona Beach, Florida
    The Halifax Historical Museum has been housed in the old Merchant's Bank Building since 1986. The building itself dates back to 1910. The museum displays local artifacts covering the last 7,000 years. There is alleged to be a female ghost here who has been seen and heard multiple times. ...
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    Old Jail

    St. Augustine, Florida
    The Old Jail in St. Augustine is rumored to be haunted. Many prisoners died here, some victims of hanging and harsh conditions leading to sickness and death. Witnesses have reported a phantom sweet smell and the barking of dogs, thought to be phantoms of the sheriff's guard dogs. Footsteps and...
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    Timber Chase Apartments

    Sarasota, Florida
    Supposedly the site of a 1992 stabbing murder, the ghost of the young female victim is said to still haunt the...
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    Ringling Towers

    Nokomis, Florida
    No longer around (it was demolished in 1998), this old-school monster of a hotel was left to rot for many, many years in downtown Sarasota. It was a popular haunt for ghost hunters, who swore there were evil presences residing...
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    Flagler College - Ponce de Leon Hall

    St. Augustine, Florida
    Supposedly the mistress of Henry Flagler haunts the fourth floor of the Ponce de Leon Hall (once the Ponce de Leon Hotel). Some believe Henry Flagler himself still haunts the building, and his face is sometimes seen towards the back of the...
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    720 SE Osceola Ave.

    Ocala, Florida
    I worked as a counselor at this facility for several years, and have too many stories and accounts about all the paranormal activity in this building. It was built sometime in the early 1900's and transported to Florida from some other state. My boss told me that the original owner committed...
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    Arcadia Mill Archaeological Site

    Milton, Florida
    Arcadia Mill is an historical park open to the public, based around the largest 19th century water-powered industrial mill in the area. There is a museum and elevated boardwalk that allows guests to wander through the archaeological remains of the mill. One of the caretakers believes the museum...
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    Port Boca Grande Light

    Boca Grande, Florida
    The Port Boca Grande Lighthouse was first used on December 31st, 1890. It served local shipping trafic for nearly 80 years before it was finally abandoned in 1969. It nearly fell to complete ruin due to erosion, but Lee County took control of the building in 1972 and eventually began restoration...
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    Madira Bickel Mound

    Terra Ceia, Florida
    This state park was the first Native American location to be designated a "State Archaeological Site" in all of Florida. Occupation here goes back to around the 1st century AD. The mound itself is about 20 feet high and as wide as 170 feet, made of shells, sand and general refuse. The Tocobaga...
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    Old Tampa Theater

    Tampa, Florida
    A projectionist from the 1940s supposedly haunts this theatre. Staff hear his footsteps and chains rattling in the hallways and behind the stage. Some claim to even see him up in the projecting room when it is supposed to be empty. There are reports of weird "bad smells", cold spots, and even...
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    Stanna's Restaurant

    Umatilla, Florida
    The ghost of a young woman is said to haunt this restaurant. Supposedly she hung herself on the third floor sometime in the early 1900s. Shadows of a woman in a long flowing dress are seen, and objects are thrown around in the women's bathroom. Cold spots are felt, and female laughter is often...
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    Umatilla Cemetery

    Umatilla, Florida
    Female screams, calls for help and other strange noises are heard in this cemetery late at night. Lots of orbs/mist photos have been taken here. Most of the activity centers on the older section, near the back of the...
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    Ghost Children of Oviedo

    Oviedo, Florida
    There are stories about "ghost children" playing in the old celery fields off of Andrew and Chapman - to the casual observer they appear to be normal children, but approach and try to speak to them and they will disappear right in front of your eyes. (Not sure the exact location of these "fields"...
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    Oviedo Baseball Fields

    Oviedo, Florida
    People claim to have seen the ghost of a Native American man on the outskirts of the Oviedo baseball fields (Oviedo Sports Complex). The visions seem always to happen around 7pm. He simply appears and walks into the woods - says nothing, and interacts with no...
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    Super 8 International Drive

    Orlando, Florida
    Room 206 has long been considered a haunted hot-spot in this Orlando hotel. Make the bed in this room and sometimes you'll find the faint imprint of a human form underneath the covers. Others swear they have felt someone in the bed with them, or that it starts to shake violently. Temperature...
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    Pine Street Bar and Grill

    Orlando, Florida
    This building housed the Pine Street Bar and Grill from 1992 until 2013 - unfortunately it closed for good in April of 2013, and is slated for renovations. When it was open, several "dancing ghost torsos" were seen by patrons. No legs ever appeared, but from what they could see from the waist...
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    Orange County Regional History Center

    Orlando, Florida
    The Orange County Regional History Center is located in what was once the Orange County Courthouse. The building was built in 1927, and is infamous for being the place where serial killer Ted Bundy was tried for the murder of Kimberly Leach in 1980. The name "Ted Bundy" can be seen carved into the...
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    Kennedy Blvd and Marion St

    Tampa, Florida
    Tim Reeser mentions this "haunted intersection" in his book, "Ghost Stories of Tampa Florida". Apparently Kennedy and Marion was the site of the old "Florida House Hotel". This hotel burned to the ground in Victorian times, and one of the victims was a little girl who was asleep in the kitchen. ...
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    Florida House Inn

    Fernandina Beach, Florida
    This 1857 building is said to be Florida's oldest operating hotel, so it's not surprising that it has a ghost or two in residence. The ghost of a sad-looking man has been seen here, and a female spirit is known to get into bed with the guests who share her...
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    Old Mansion Inn - Abbott Mansion

    St. Augustine, Florida
    This 1872 mansion, now an inn, boasts two ghosts. Lucy is an older woman believed to be a member of the Abbott family, the original owners. The second ghost is that of an old sea...
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    Henegar Center for the Performing Arts

    Melbourne, Florida
    Check out the balcony in this theatre for a friendly (but troublesome) ghost named "Jonathan." Supposedly he likes to move things around and make all kinds of strange...
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    Cassadaga Hotel

    Lake Helen, Florida
    The Cassadaga Hotel was created in the early 20th century and is located in the heart of a spiritualist community which was established in 1894. The hotel is known for its "spirits" and psychics. The hotel rents out rooms and also has psychics on-site and available daily. The hotel has been...
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    Ripley's Believe It or Not!

    St. Augustine, Florida
    The Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! Museum is located inside an 1880s castle, originally built by Standard Oil partner William G. Warden. It was later turned into an upscale hotel, owned by author Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (“The Yearling”) and her husband Norton Baskin, before it became the chain...
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    Fogartyville Cemetery

    Bradenton, Florida
    Some folks say there's a generally "creepy" feel to this cemetery, and maybe a bit more fog there than is usual or to be expected. Judge for yourself. There's also this, from HauntedFlorida.com:
    There was many years ago a slab with a crypt top. The crypt box had apparently cracked...
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    Hernando County Court House

    Brooksville, Florida
    Built in 1913, this court house is alleged to be haunted by the ghost of a criminal who tried to escape from the second floor. Some say blood stains still appear where he was shot by the bailiff... but we're not so sure. ...
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    Waffle House Murders

    Plantation, Florida
    A grisly murder-robbery at the Davie Waffle House in 2002 supposedly sparked some paranormal activity that causes employees to "sense presences" and get an overall...
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    Bay Street Theatre

    Eustis, Florida
    Lots of paranormal claims here, including screams from the upstairs rooms, orbs appearing in photographs, eerie phantom presences felt around the building... one visitor was unlucky enough to see a glimpse of a man hanging from the balcony. Lights turn on and off on their own without...
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    Henry E. Kinney Tunnel - New River Tunnel

    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
    This underwater tunnel was built in 1958 to replace a drawbridge that was notorious for causing major gridlock in the city. In 1986 it was officially renamed the "Henry E. Kinney" tunnel, after the newspaper editor who had originally advocated its construction. Two apparitions are sited here -...
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    Sea Horse-On the Docks - Getaguru

    Tarpon Springs, Florida
    This shop has been known as "Sea Horse On the Docks" but the sign above the door currently says "Getaguru". It's the same people - they sell handmade soap and local art. There are several claims at this location, including a "vortex wall" where a woman seemed to manifest completely out of thin...
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    The I-4 Dead Zone

    Sanford, Florida
    The I-4 Dead Zone is an elevated area near where Interstate 4 crosses over Lake Monroe, and reports say that since 1963 more than 2000 accidents have occurred here. The reason? Rumor has it that four graves were paved over to make the road. Ghost hitchhikers are often seen here, and strange voices...
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    Braden Castle

    Bradenton, Florida
    This mid-1800s castle-like structure, now protected ruins, has had a long history of being haunted due to its years as a dilapidated, abandoned building. One amusing story centers on three men who set to explore the haunted site. They went through some harrowing scares before they were brave enough...
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    "The Hole"

    Delray Beach, Florida
    This one's hard to track down... several web sites mention a place in Boca Raton called "The Hole" where a woman was raped in the 1960s. Supposedly people see her still walking a parking lot in this area. We've done some digging and so far haven't found a place referred to as "The Hole" in Boca...
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    Manatee Avenue

    Bradenton, Florida
    A single claim here dates back to 1992, from a law enforcement officer who was patrolling the 1700-1800 block of Manatee Avenue in Bradenton. He claimed to see a Victorian-era man in all black clothing, with a very pale, white face for about 2-3 seconds, who then disappeared and was nowhere to be...
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    Plant Hall

    Tampa, Florida
    Onetime Tampa Bay Hotel servants are said to haunt the Science Wing. Witnesses have felt something watching them and had an eerie feeling. Apparitions have been seen all over the campus; in fact, folks say ghosts abound in this University of Tampa hall after hours—and there are quite a few of...
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    Cabbage Key Inn

    Captiva, Florida
    According to the locals, the inn’s restaurant specialty “Cheeseburger in Paradise” inspired the Jimmy Buffett hit. Another of its claims to fame is its ghost. The apparition of a woman with long brown hair has been known to visit guest rooms, and a busboy's tub once flew across the kitchen....
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    Tolomato Cemetery

    St. Augustine, Florida
    One of the oldest in the U.S., this cemetery has a spooky story. It is said that a young woman once was being prepared for burial here, and during her funeral procession her forehead was accidentally punctured while passing under an Apopinax tree. She bled profusely; it was discovered that she was...
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    Stogies Jazz Club and Listening Room

    St. Augustine, Florida
    Housed in an 1856 building, the jazz club is said to be haunted by ghostly children who have been seen running and playing throughout the place. Witnesses also describe a feeling of being watched by something unseen. Other strange occurrences have been reported here as well, so those who visit the...
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    Jameson Inn / Quality Inn

    Crestview, Florida
    Built in 2000, the Jameson Inn started off with a bang - almost immediately the ghost of a man was seen repeatedly walking the second floor hallways, hanging about near the elevators. Some employees claim room 208 is particularly active. Other stories are
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    Snake Warrior Island Natural Area

    Miramar, Florida
    Locals tell of eerie beams of light that come from the island and shoot toward the sky, seen as early as 1895. Old legends say the Native Americans in the 1800s wouldn't set foot on this island, and that African-Americans working here saw an apparition in the 1920s. Some say there are strange tales...
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    Orlando Executive Airport

    Orlando, Florida
    In late 1944, the Orlando Army Air Base was home to between 600 and 750 German prisoners of war captured during World War II.  Many of the prisoners were put to work in the local citrus groves. After the war, the air base was repurposed into the Orlando Executive Airport.  Visitors to the...
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    Goody's / Trader Joe's

    Gainesville, Florida
    Once a "Goody's", as of late 2012 this store is now a Trader Joe's, in Butler Plaza. During its Goody's days, employees were constantly harassed by a ghost that would rearrange things to his or her own whims, and set off alarms in the middle of the night. ...
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    Whispering Fence

    Daytona Beach, Florida
    On the Daytona Beach Ghost Walks you'll occasionally be taken past this fence late at night, and told to stand at a certain point where a tree has recently been cut down. You'll hear a strange, echoing "whisper" noise - plain as day. I'm sure it's something to do with the acoustics of the area,...
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    Red Lion Pub / Dominos Pizza

    Boynton Beach, Florida
    Sometimes it definitely pays to be blonde! Though now closed (a Dominos Pizza has replaced it) patrons for years claimed that brunette women would have objects mysteriously thrown at them, while blonde women would feel their hair and face gently being stroked. No word from Dominos on whether...
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    Coral Castle

    Homestead, Florida
    This place in itself is an enigma. How did small Latvian immigrant Edward Leedskalnin build a huge castle out of enormous coral blocks? He mined the rock himself, then carved and arranged the huge boulders at night. He never gave away his secrets, but some believe aliens or ghosts assisted him....
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    Curtiss Mansion / Glenn Curtiss House

    Miami Springs, Florida
    Glenn Curtiss was an aviation pioneer, and almost single-handedly founded the U.S. aviation industry. His home in Miami Springs - though for a long time left to ruin - has now been renovated and is a major attraction. There are stories on the Internet about Curtiss dying in the house from a...
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    Palmer House

    Monticello, Florida
    Monticello, FL is considered by many to be the "Most Haunted Little Town in Florida". The Palmer House is one of the most active spots in town, and has been investigated by many regional ghost hunting operations. There's quite a little story to this old house:
    Dr. Palmer was...
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    Hard Rock Cafe

    Key West, Florida
    The Key West location of the Hard Rock Cafe, housed in an 1888 mansion, is believed to be haunted by a former resident who hanged himself here. Shadow figures and the sounds of an unseen person whistling and walking around have been reported by staff...
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    Saenger Theatre

    Pensacola, Florida
    Folks say the balcony is where strange voices may be heard, and odd things happen with the lighting system here as well. The reason? Rumor has it that a worker once died in a boiler-room explosion, and his ghost still hangs...
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    Eau Gallie Cemetery

    Melbourne, Florida
    Rumored to be haunted, this cemetery is the site of a paranormal investigation in which researchers caught a disembodied female voice answering a direct...
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    Silver Lake Lodge / Panorama Inn

    Ocala, Florida
    This place no longer exists, but at one time it was a huge hotel with about 200 rooms. It was the Panorama Inn, then the Silver Lake Lodge, then it was left to ruin in the 1980s for about twenty years before finally being demolished around 2006. Before it was torn down though it was a popular...
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    Haunted Creek down Jones Road

    St. Cloud, Florida
    If you take Jones Road all the way down to the end and then continue on a dirt path you'll find the "haunted creek." Locals say a little boy died there years ago, and his spirit still haunts the creek. He seems to be an angry ghost and doesn't appreciate...
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    Rouse Cemetery

    Orlando, Florida
    This cemetery is well-known among the locals as a high-activity haunt-spot. The story goes that the ghost of Benjamin Miles haunts the cemetery, forever unable to rest because he was buried here in an unmarked grave. He appears on occasion, most frequently at night (of...
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    Blake High School

    Tampa, Florida
    A cold spot is felt in the exact place in the auditorium where a teacher died years ago of a heart attack. The back of the library has a similar cold spot where people get "eerie feelings". The main theatre sometimes has strange lights appear in the wings, and music and whistling can sometimes be...
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    Ceviche

    Orlando, Florida
    This building was originally a church, and later a hotel - now it is a popular restaurant called Ceviche. Check out the large, antique mirror behind the bar at Ceviche - some nights guests will see an out-of-place woman dressed in 19th century garb, standing behind them in the reflection. Of...
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    Hopewell Church Cemetery

    Tampa, Florida
    Although its called the "Hopewell Church Cemetery", no church stands here anymore. And don't confuse it with the American Legion Cemetery just next door. The one you want is surrounded by an old brick wall and has two wrought-iron gates at either end. The caretaker of the place has heard a...
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    St. Augustine National Cemetery

    St. Augustine, Florida
    It is Florida’s oldest national military cemetery, and it dates back to 1763. In it are buried soldiers from the Second Seminole War (1835-1842), and it is said to be very haunted. A bloody massacre led to the burial of more than 1,400 soldiers in three mass graves marked by stone pyramids, and...
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    Restlawn Memorial Gardens

    Port Charlotte, Florida
    There is (or was) supposedly an old worn-down shack on the premises of this cemetery where people experienced cold spots, bad smells, and ghostly visions of a woman. There is also a peculiar phenomenon in the immediately-surrounding area that locals call the "Killer Bee Phenomenon"... people...
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    Martin House

    Panama City, Florida
    This home is infamous among locals of Panama City, Florida. An entire family was allegedly murdered there years ago, and it is now supposed to be haunted by their anguished spirits. The house is owned by the Smurfit Stone Papermill across the street, and is still used by them for corporate...
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    Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse

    Ponce Inlet, Florida
    The lighthouse is said to be haunted by a few spirits, one of which is said to be assistant lightkeeper Joseph Davis, who had a heart attack while working in 1919. The unexplained waft of kerosene sometimes detected here is attributed to his ghost. Kerosene has not been used in the lighthouse since...
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    The Boston House - Cresthaven

    Fort Pierce, Florida
    In the early 1900s, William T. Jones, who later became the third Sheriff of St. Lucie County, worked as an engineer for Henry Flagler on the Florida East Coast Railway. Jones suffered an injury in a railroad accident and received a settlement for his injury. With his settlement he built Cresthaven...
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    Hollywood Beach Resort

    Hollywood, Florida
    This hotel dates back to 1926 and was once home to Al Capone. Residents on the seventh floor have claimed to have captured numerous orbs and heard strange voices throughout the...
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    Oviedo Lights - Chuluota Lights

    Oviedo, Florida
    The "Oviedo Lights" are some of the best-known ghost lights in the Central Florida area. Supposedly the best place to wait for them is at night beneath this bridge on Snow Hill Road (see the map). Park just before the bridge and there's a path going down to a canoe launch. Greenish hazy lights...
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    St. Petersburg High School

    St. Petersburg, Florida
    The third floor of the school seems to be the home of at least one ghost who moves things and makes strange noises. Janitorial staff have claimed to see odd phenomena in the auditorium as...
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    Sunland Hospital Site - Orlando

    Orlando, Florida
    "Sunland Hospital" was demolished nearly two decades ago, but locals still know the story well. It was a treatment center for those with severe mental handicaps, and for many years it was a poorly-kept secret that the children there weren't treated with the very best of care. Finally it was shut...
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    EMF Rating: 69.2

    Georgiana Cemetery

    Merritt Island, Florida
    One of the oldest cemeteries in the area, Georgiana Cemetery (also known as "Crooked Mile Cemetery") dates back to the 18th century. It is covered in Spanish moss and fairly run-down, lending it that all-too-familiar "creepy" feel. Numerous paranormal reports have been made in this area,...
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    EMF Rating: 69.2

    Driftwood Resort

    Vero Beach, Florida
    Former owner Waldo Sexton is the haunt who resides here, a man who was known to be a bit eccentric. Guests who stay in the suites once occupied by the Sextons have reported hearing noises coming from adjacent empty rooms, and security guard once felt a tap on his shoulder by an unseen...
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    EMF Rating: 69.2

    Sunset Senior High School

    Miami, Florida
    Lots of ghost tales in this school for some reason. A female ghost was seen in the girls' bathroom with blood on her face, holding a knife. Allegedly there is security camera footage of a young student walking into the auditorium late at night, when no one was around, wearing a cap and gown. ...
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    Don CeSar Beach Hotel

    St. Pete Beach, Florida
    This hotel dates back to 1925, and used to have a large fountain around which the original builder and his lover used to meet. The fountain has since been removed but guests still claim to see the young couple's ghosts walking the spot,...
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    EMF Rating: 68.8

    St. Leo University

    St. Leo, Florida
    Not much information on this one - just that some stories have it that the ghost of a young woman is seen on campus, often walking through...
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    EMF Rating: 68.4

    May-Stringer House

    Brooksville, Florida
    Now a "Heritage Museum," the May-Stringer House dates back to the 1850s. The ghost of a girl named Jessie who died in the house at just 3 years of age is said to still be felt from time to time, rearranging toys and teacups to suit her whims. On rare occasions some people have said they heard...
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    EMF Rating: 68.4

    The Old Weeks House

    Brooksville, Florida
    An old house with quite a lot of colorful "history"... Among other things, locals say that when the house was unoccupied, strange candle lights would appear in the windows, moving slowly from side to side. Check out these snippets from a 2006 article by the
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    The Bridal Chamber

    Silver Springs, Florida
    The Bridal Chamber Spring is believed by many to be haunted by the ghosts of two star-crossed lovers. Rich boy Claire Douglas and poor girl Bernice Mayo declared their love for each other here, but when Claire's father found out, he sent his son to Europe to get him away from Bernice. Bernice...
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    Don Pedro Horruytiner House

    St. Augustine, Florida
    Ghost sightings have been reported here as early as 1821, when the owner found two ghost women in her rose garden. She presented the pair with a bunch of flowers, and found them later near the house's entrance. Several spirits are said to live here, and there is rumored to be a coffin in the attic...
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    Orman House

    Apalachicola, Florida
    The 1838 house was built by merchant and civic leader Thomas Orman, and now sits in Orman House Historic State Park. Local legend says although the land is now publicly owned, some of the Orman family members may never have left it. Witnesses have heard unexplained footsteps and sounds in the...
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    Old Blue House

    Arcadia, Florida
    Numerous paranormal websites claim there's an "Old Blue House" in Arcadia, FL where an entire family haunts the place. They supposedly were murdered in the house more than a century ago (though some reports say a new house has been rebuilt over this one). If anyone has any specific...
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    Gonzalez-Alvarez House

    St. Augustine, Florida
    The “The Oldest House” is said to be haunted by a shadowy figure of a man. Objects move of their own accord, strange lights have been seen, and animals have been known to become agitated while in the...
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    Windsor Rose Tea Room

    Mount Dora, Florida
    Paranormal activities include sightings of shadows of a female in period costume sitting alone at table four. A young lad walking in through the front door going into the restroom locking the door only to find the door locked without anyone in there. Food sliding across the table at table floor...
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    Humanities Building - Florida Atlantic Univeristy

    Boca Raton, Florida
    A ghostly spirit allegedly haunts the hallways and amphitheatre of the Arts and Humanities Building. She was seen in the amphitheatre on at least one occasion, and at other times noises were heard in the hallways of someone running and slamming...
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    Smallwood Trading Post

    Chokoloskee, Florida
    The 1906 store established by Ted Smallwood is what remains of ghost town Chokoloskee. It was a general store, Seminole trading post, post office... and murder site. Outlaw Edgar Watson, killer of fellow outlaw Belle Starr, came here from South Carolina in 1910 to raise sugar cane ad make syrup....
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    The River House

    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
    The River House was a restaurant reported to have closed in 2009. But originally, it was two early 1900s built by brothers Thomas and Reed Bryan. The Bryan family, owned them until the 1970s, when they were merged and converted to a restaurant. The place is said to be haunted by the ghost of Perry...
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    Ms. Caroline's Guest House

    St. Augustine, Florida
    Although reports say the Guest House is no longer operating, ghost hunters have detected various electronic voice phenomena saying strange phrases like “Must need burping, trash, garbage” and “Garage, moving -- Who are you?” The EVP also have picked up a girl's voice saying “love you,”...
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    Manasota Memorial Park

    Bradenton, Florida
    A man and his wife claim to have heard a disembodied voice say "Hey you! Come here!" twice during a late-night visit to a family member's...
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    Fort Brooke Parking Garage

    Tampa, Florida
    Built in 1980, this municipal parking garage was built over a cemetery. The bones unearthed during the construction were deemed to be the remains of soldiers and Native Americans. Although the bones were removed and properly placed, some say they have heard the ghostly sounds of Native Americans...
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    Pensacola Victorian Bed and Breakfast

    Pensacola, Florida
    Built by ship captain William Northup in the 1890s, this inn is home to some mysterious happenings. Witnesses have heard sounds with no apparent source, including classical music and children playing and giggling. The apparition of a woman in a Victorian nightgown has been noted, and the smells of...
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    Brooksville Nursing Manor

    Brooksville, Florida
    Just one story here, from a nurse who says she definitely saw a woman enter the room of a patient who was dying.... and that when she herself entered the room, the patient was dead, and no one else was to be...
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    McEwan Clinic - Central Station Bar

    Orlando, Florida
    John McEwan was a well-respected doctor who arrived in Orlando in 1906. This building, now home to the "Central Station Bar," was originally his clinic. Several Orlando ghost tours stop here, claiming the building is haunted - apparently the elevator will move between floors entirely on its...
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    Veterans Memorial Bridge - Orange Avenue Bridge

    Daytona Beach, Florida
    The northeast side of the Orange Avenue Bridge (aka Veterans Memorial Bridge) is reportedly haunted by a dark-haired woman wearing a robe. Objects mysteriously get thrown about in this...
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    Ely-Criglar House

    Marianna, Florida
    Originally the manor house for Francis R. Ely's cotton plantation, this building is often known as "Ely Corner" in relation to the Civil War Battle of Marianna. It is believed that restless spirits from the battle still reside...
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    The Old Pineapple Inn

    Melbourne, Florida
    The inn is said to be haunted by a Victoria lady, the unhappy wife of Senator Sullivan. Reports say the ghost dislikes men and children, and has been known to attack an interior decorator. She was very proud of her picture window, the first in the area and still retaining its original glass; her...
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    Nichols Creek Road

    Milton, Florida
    Homeowner Michael Wright believes his property on Nichols Creek Road is home to several spirits that tend to appear around nightfall. Mr. Wright allows investigators only by appointment, so be sure to email him ahead of time (info below). ...
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    Arbona Building - Pensacola Children's Museum

    Pensacola, Florida
    When the museum moved to the Arbona building, the staff realized that the ghost of a former resident inhabited the building. Eugenio Arbona, who came to the area in the late 1800s, apparently never left. Witnesses have detected his strong cigar smoke, objects are moved around by unseen hands, and...
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    Site of Old Wilton Manors City Hall

    Wilton Manors, Florida
    Local legend tells of strange happenings at the former City Hall building, built in 1957. Cold spots, a heavy atmosphere, and unexplained soft music are said to be the work of a ghostly maintenance man named John Bold. Bold loved his work, and it seems that he stayed on--even after his final shift....
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    Ghost Lights of Bereah Road

    Fort Meade, Florida
    You may have to wait for a while, but supposedly if you hang about at night near the four-way stop of W. Bereah Road and County Line Road in Frostproof, you'll see some eerie "Ghost Lights" approach your...
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    Purple Porpoise / Gator City Grille

    Gainesville, Florida
    The Purple Porpoise was a Gainesville institution for years, until it shut down in 2002. According to some, a female student was brutally murdered in the upstairs bathroom of this building in the 1960s, and her spirit (and possibly that of her killer) still remains in the tiny upstairs hallway. ...
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    King Corona Cigars and Cafe Bar

    Tampa, Florida
    Dave Lapham recounts the story of King Corona Cigars in his excellent book, "Ghosthunting Florida." The owner was renovating the store one night when he saw a huge, hulking figure in the back. He was about to run for the front door when the figure just dematerialized into thin air. A young girl in...
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    St. John's Landing Apartments

    Green Cove Springs, Florida
    These apartments date back to the 1930s, when they served as military housing. For a long period they were run down, until in 1997 they were purchased and renovated. A small cemetery is on site, which may be partially to blame for the numerous ghosts and shadows seen by residents. Voices are...
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    Euchee Valley Presbyterian Cemetery

    Ponce de Leon, Florida
    A malevolent spirit of a man supposedly appears at night and chases after anyone foolish enough to visit after...
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    Old Jefferson County Jail

    Monticello, Florida
    This jail dates back to the end of the 19th century. The local sheriff lived on the ground floor and basement - inmates were housed in the top floor. The small building out back housed female prisoners. It hasn't held an inmate since the mid 20th century, but some people still swear they hear...
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    Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse

    Jupiter, Florida
    Strange noises and cold spots abound here. Some say they can feel "ghostly hands" on their shoulders, only to turn around and see nobody's...
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    Wirick-Simmons House

    Monticello, Florida
    This historic home is one of the oldest in Monticello, dating to 1831. It is owned by the Jefferson County Historical Society and is open for tours (on request). Two ghostly apparitions of women have appeared here - one in pink, in the upstairs window, and another dressed in yellow was recently...
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    The Artist House

    Key West, Florida
    This house, dating back to 1890, has paranormal claims in the attic and the turret...
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    Fort Zachary Taylor

    Key West, Florida
    A ghost locals call "Wendal" supposedly haunts the fort, and has appeared on several photographs over the years. It is believed he died of Yellow Fever during the Civil...
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    Brownie the Town Dog's Grave

    Daytona Beach, Florida
    One day in 1940, a little brown dog pranced into a Beach Street cab company, and history was made. The cabbies built him a little dog house and "Brownie," as they called him, lived there the rest of his days. He'd sleep in the house at night, and wander around Beach Street during the day, to the...
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    Friendly Fisherman Restaurant

    Madeira Beach, Florida
    This restaurant has been here since it was open by Captain Wilson Hubbard in 1976. He died in 1994, but staff and patrons of the restaurant believe his spirit remains there to this day. A portrait of Wilson hangs on the wall there, and it is said his eyes will follow you while you stare at him,...
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    Morris the Casino Cat

    St. Petersburg, Florida
    The Gulfport Casino is now owned by the City of Gulfport, and is rented out as a ballroom for weddings and special occasions. Back in 1970 a cute little cat wandered in and was so loved by the staff that he decided to make the casino his home. The staff named him "Morris" and he lived there for...
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    Herlong Mansion Bed and Breakfast

    Micanopy, Florida
    Originally built in 1845, the Helong Mansion is now a stylish bed and breakfast. Some believe the ghost of Inez Herlong still haunts the place, but details are...
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    The Colony Hotel

    Delray Beach, Florida
    This 1926 hotel is said to be haunted by some of its early owners. Folks have reported seeing shadow figures and lights that pulse, as well as hearing unexplained...
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    Bayfront Marin House

    St. Augustine, Florida
    This luxury inn is believed to have at least one ghost: Francisco Marin, the inn's namesake. He and his ghostly friends have been known to hold noisy parties in vacant rooms at the inn, disturbing the guests below. He also plays pranks, such as playing music through dead phone...
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    Perkins Opera House

    Monticello, Florida
    The Opera House in Monticello dates back to 1890, and is a regular part of the local ghost tours. Some regional ghost hunting outfits have investigated and claim to have found orbs and other phenomenon there. [gallery columns="4" link="file"...
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    The Old Bank

    Okeechobee, Florida
    These days the "Old Bank" is just a boarded up building (though in 2012 several murals were added to make it look a bit nicer), but back in the 1920s it was the pride of the town. Local legend has it that a member of the Ashley Gang (a notorious group of bank robbers) was buried in the old safe in...
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    Evans High School

    Orlando, Florida
    Evans High School (also known as Maynard Evans High School) was demolished in 2010 and a brand new school was built on its foundations, which opened in 2012. In the old, pre-2010 school, there was supposedly a ghost in the auditorium. He didn't seem to be malevolent - mostly just made noises in...
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    Casa de Suenos Bed and Breakfast

    St. Augustine, Florida
    The ghost in this charming bed and breakfast is named Randolph. He likes to move things around in a playful sort of manner - whenever something goes missing, the staff just asks Randolph to put it back and eventually it shows up...
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    Our House of St. Augustine

    St. Augustine, Florida
    This home dates back to the 1880s and is now made available to tourists as vacation rentals. Staff and guests have reported numerous paranormal experiences, but all seem to be of the harmless sort. Shadow figures are seen and odd noises are heard from parts of the building known to be unoccupied....
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    Two Egg Stump Jumper

    Sneads, Florida
    A small bigfoot-type creature, perhaps the fabled "skunk ape," is reportedly roaming the area between downtown Two Egg and the Chattahoochee River. Footprints, and even the creature itself, have been spotted by the...
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    Mathers Bridge

    Merritt Island, Florida
    Mathers Bridge used be home to Mathers Bridge restaurant, which had unfortunately closed in 1992 after 52 years of business, due to the neighbors who had made their homes near the restaurant complained of the noise and cars. Across the street, there was also a small hotel, that burned down a few...
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    Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens

    Winter Park, Florida
    This museum was founded in 1961, and is home to more than 200 sculptures by Czech artist Albin Polasek. Many staff members feel Polasek's spirit still infuses the place, refusing to leave his beloved sculptures. In 1997, one guest snapped a photo of a tear miraculously suspended on the cheek of...
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    The Inside-Outside House

    Longwood, Florida
    This house was built by Captain W. Pierce (later to become a director of Orlando's "National Bank") in 1873. It was first constructed in Boston, then shipped to Florida and reassembled. Originally it was located on Boston Ave in Altamonte Springs, but it was moved to its current location in...
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    Old City Cemetery

    Tallahassee, Florida
    The oldest cemetery in Tallahassee, dating back to 1829. One "resident" of note is Elizabeth Budd Graham (d. 1889) who was known as a "white witch." She has an impressive gravestone that is a must-see....
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    Florida State University - Cawthon Hall

    Tallahassee, Florida
    There is allegedly a poltergeist in the Cawthon Hall dormitory of Florida State University, in Tallahassee. According to the story, a female student was struck by lightning and killed on the roof in the 1940s. Since then, residents report objects moving all on their own, unexplained noises, and...
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    Falk Theatre

    Tampa, Florida
    Once the Park Theatre, now called "Falk Theatre." Back in the "Park Theatre" days an actress named Bessie Snavely supposedly hung herself in her third floor dressing room. Her ghost is said to haunt the entire...
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    Don Vicente Inn

    Tampa, Florida
    Staff report a ghost in the lady's basement bathroom. The Travel Channel once ran a TV special on this...
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    John's Pass Bridge

    Treasure Island, Florida
    Locals say the ghosts of two pro-union farmers from Civil War times haunts this area. They were killed by Confederates and buried nearby. Some nights, especially with a new moon, the two are seen walking near the bridge or sailing their boat. Often the smell of death or rotting flesh is noticed...
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    Popash School

    Zolfo Springs, Florida
    This eerie abandoned school building stood on the outskirts of Wauchula for years and years before it was finally demolished in 2008. Before it was torn down it was a favorite place for ghost hunters, as the sounds of children playing were constantly heard in the area, even when no one was...
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    St Luke's Cemetery - Slavia Cemetery

    Oviedo, Florida
    There is a small, green building in the middle of this cemetery, where some feel there is an evil presence. Visitors feel it is hard to breathe in the area, and sometimes feel a weird sensation, like a tingling, in the hands. Others return home to find scratch marks and welts on their...
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    Susan's Courtside Café

    Kissimmee, Florida
    Susan's Courtside Café is housed in a 1912 home, and is said to be haunted. The restaurant's rooms are themed with items from Kissimmee's past, including a firefighter room. Witnesses have seen eerie shadows and heard strange noises in the building at...
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    Republic Bank - Citrus Center

    Orlando, Florida
    The Citrus Club is an elite business/networking organization located at 255 S. Orange Ave. A Republic Bank used to be attached to it (it appears now to be a Suntrust branch). Clubhouse members have seen shadow figures roaming the building and peculiar noises are heard when no one else was around....
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    Miller, Sellen, Conner and Walsh

    Orlando, Florida
    Amanda Branham writes of this location in "Orlando Ghosts," though the law-firm no longer appears to be located here. (The sign out front now says "Page, Eichenblatt, Bernbaum & Bennett") Employees of the firm would hear disembodied voices and often would get the feeling that they were being...
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    Landmark Skate and Fun Center

    Pensacola, Florida
    Many people, for many years, have reported seeing an older man in the building, wearing denim coveralls and a long sleeve, cotton, plaid shirt. He appears in the room or walks around, never setting off the motion detectors, yet clearly visible. Clearly this is Mr. Vic, the builder and previous...
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    Tabu Nightclub - The Beacham

    Orlando, Florida
    Currently "The Beacham," this location has also been known as "Tabu Night Club" and "Zuma Beach Night Club". The story goes that the ghost of an old woman is seen somewhere near the stage, always accompanied by drastic temperature drops. [gallery link="file"...
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    Fort Lauderdale Fire and Safety Museum

    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
    Robert Leland Knight is station's most active ghost. He was electrocuted in 1940 at age 28 when he stepped in a puddle into which a downed power line had fallen. The ghost has been known to play pranks. One story involves a witness who was tiling a station wall when he said out loud, "Robert, tell...
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    Boca Raton Cemetery

    Boca Raton, Florida
    Many spirits are said to reside in this peaceful cemetery. Some of the most well known are the Screaming Man and Mary. The Screaming Man, according to witnesses, begins by cring piteously and gradually buildings to screaming, shouting, and curses. The noise is so loud that those nearby have had to...
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    Tuckahoe / Leach Mansion

    Jensen Beach, Florida
    Tuckahoe, also known as the Leach Mansion or as the Mansion at Tuckahoe, is an historic home located at 1921 North East Indian River Drive in Jensen Beach, Martin County, Florida. The name was thought to be a Native American word for "welcome". It is inside the present day Indian RiverSide Park and...
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    Disney World - Pirates of the Caribbean

    Orlando, Florida
    Almost everyone's been on the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at Disney World... but did you know that many believe the ride is haunted? According to employees, a welder named George died while the ride was originally under construction in the 1970s. His ghost still lingers according to many who...
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    EMF Rating: 64.3

    Fort De Soto State Park

    St. Petersburg, Florida
    Check out the old fort at night and you may hear some ghostly voices. Footsteps have been heard in the powder room in the southern part of the...
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    EMF Rating: 63.6

    New Tribes Mission

    Sanford, Florida
    This was once a hotel, but is now a missionary center. Poltergeist activity is claimed in the east wing, along with cold spots and other eerie...
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    Coral Square Mall

    Coral Springs, Florida
    There have been sightings of the ghost of a small boy roaming the premises, as well as strange sounds and things being moved mysteriously near the Burdines area of the...
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    Bulow Plantation

    Flagler Beach, Florida
    This 1821 plantation built by Major Charles Wilhelm Bulow is said to be haunted by a Seminole Indian curse. The plantation passed to son John Bulow, who had a good relationship with the Seminoles. In fact, John went so far as to fire cannons at Major Benjamin Putnam and the Mosquito Raiders when...
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    Pinewood Cemetery

    Coral Gables, Florida
    Witnesses describe many strange goings-on in this desolate cemetery, including midnight burials, shadow people, strange noises and eerie feelings experienced by the living who dare to visit. Some restoration has been done here in past decades, but reports say it retains its historic...
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    Old Polk County Courthouse

    Bartow, Florida
    The Old Polk County Courthouse in Bartow was built in 1909 on the foundations of the original courthouse, which dated back to the early 1880s. There are many claims here, including: - Screams from the basement (supposedly from a worker killed in an explosion on the site) - Apparitions...
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    Arbuckle Creek Bridge

    Lorida, Florida
    Legend has it that an old woman, one who was knowledgable with potions and healing, used to live nearby, and her spirit still haunts the bridge. So the tales say, the woman was hired to make a love potion, for which her payment was to be the client's first-born child. When the client heard the...
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    Fort Clinch State Park

    Fernandina Beach, Florida
    A part of the park system since 1935, Fort Clinch is one of the most well-preserved 19th century forts in the country. Although no battles were fought here, it was garrisoned during both the Civil and Spanish-American wars. During the 1930s, the Civilian Conservation Corps began preserving and...
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    Indian River Community College

    Fort Pierce, Florida
    The theatre at Indian River Community College is apparently haunted by a tall fellow who appears mostly blue in color. He hangs about in the broom closet near the left side of the stage, or in the sound room. Some people swear he danced or waved at them, others say he just silently stares at...
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    Florida Southern College

    Lakeland, Florida
    Vague tales from the night staff saying "eerie presences" touched or breathed on them. ...
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    Florida Theatre

    Jacksonville, Florida
    Elvis Presley performed in this historic theater in 1956, and although it closed in 1980, it re-opened in 1983. Reports say a strange, unexplained humming noise has been noted in the building, and at least one apparition has been caught on camera, sitting in balcony seat E2, section 500,...
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    Confetti's Nightclub / El Potosino

    Panama City, Florida
    This location has changed hands A LOT in the past few years. It was Confetti's Nightclub for a while, and patrons would complain about objects being thrown at them, toilets flushing on their own, and generally "violent" sounds emanating from the bathrooms. A few claimed to have seen a "nebulous"...
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    Garmier Bayou

    Fort Walton Beach, Florida
    Locals say near the end of Garmier Bayou, late at night, you can see shadow figures of Native Americans who were slaughtered centuries...
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    The Mailman of Avon Park

    Avon Park, Florida
    There have been persistent claims of seeing a ghostly mailman walking the streets near the intersection of Main Street and Lake Avenue, especially on foggy mornings. He disappears the moment you try to contact...
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    Chuluota Road

    Chuluota, Florida
    I've only ever seen this one mentioned in one source - "Orlando Ghosts" by Amanda Branham. In Chapter 2 she writes about her encounters with locals who swear there's some vague sort of evil presence along the more deserted sections Chuluota Road (also known as 419). There are feelings of being...
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    Royal Palms Apartments

    St. Petersburg, Florida
    Some who live at the Royal Palms Apartments claim there's a ghost that likes to pull pillows from under their heads... violently at times. A few have actually seen an apparition of a man standing by the side of their...
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    Leon County Jail

    Tallahassee, Florida
    The current Leon County Jail was built in the 1990s, but is in the same spot as the previous one (which housed Ted Bundy for a while). Staff claim to see a female entity walking the halls at night, crying. Shadow figures...
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    Terror on Church Street Site

    Orlando, Florida
    "Terror on Church Street" was a big hit in the 1990s, before the days when Disney and Universal had spooky, more adult-themed entertainment options. It was open on the northwest corner of Church and Orange between 1991 and 1999. It was an interactive, walk-through haunted house that was kept...
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    Anne Lytle School - The Devil's School

    Jacksonville, Florida
    Many spooky legends have been told as to why this old school building now stands unused, including that of a cannibal principal who ate the students, a 1960s furnace explosion that killed many, or the killing spree of an unhappy janitor. This dilapidated building is dangerous, structurally, and is...
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    Greenbriar Road Ghost Lights

    Jacksonville, Florida
    Drive slowly down this road late at night and you might run across the "Greenbriar Lights" - balls of light that come out of nowhere and follow motorists around. Supposedly the local police received so many calls about these strange lights that they hired a scientist to investigate the cause, but...
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    Celery Avenue - Ghost Horse

    Sanford, Florida
    Celery Avenue was so named because it was lined with celery fields, back when Sanford was called the Celery Capital of the U.S. Here, witnesses say a translucent phantom horse can be seen galloping up and down the street. It has been seen galloping alongside traveling cars, and then simply...
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    Pensacola Cultural Center

    Pensacola, Florida
    Originally built in 1911 as the Escambia County Building, including the jail and place of execution, this center is said to be haunted by some of the lawbreakers who met their ends here. Apparitions and shadowy figures have been seen, one of whom is said to be Hosea Poole, the last man executed...
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    South Inlet Park

    Boca Raton, Florida
    There are tales of a young woman supposedly buried in this park, though no one has yet been able to find her. On cold nights people report feeling "warm spots" and sometimes even seeing...
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    City Walk Condominiums

    Bradenton, Florida
    Formerly known as Cedar Tree Village Apartments - now known as City Walk Condominiums. A spirit of a young man playing guitar has apparently been seen all over the Bradenton area. One sighting was allegedly under the 2013 building staircase here. (No staircase can be seen via Google maps...
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    Center Place

    Brandon, Florida
    A spirit called (for some reason) "Matilda" is said to haunt this building. She was seen by at least one witness, and others claim to have either felt her presence or actually seen paintings and other objects move without explanation. Allegedly at one point local news reporters came into the...
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    Laundry Lady Ghost of St. George St

    St. Augustine, Florida
    The Laundry Lady, a ghost in colonial garb, is said to appear in this area at night. She never looks up from her work, but simply starts hanging wet laundry on the branches of a tree. If a living person attempts to greet and speak with her, she disappears, leaving only soap bubbles...
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    First National Bank and Trust Company Building

    Orlando, Florida
    This hefty building went up in the 1920s, and was initially the First National Bank and Trust Company. That name still is etched into the stonework at the top, but today it is used by Valencia Community College. David Whitehead writes of this building in his "Field Guide to Haunted Orlando,"...
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    Gilbert’s Bar - House of Refuge Museum

    Stuart, Florida
    The old building, used to house shipwrecked passengers 1876-1945, is now a museum. It is said to be haunted by the residents who lived on the land some eight centuries ago, the Ais Indian tribe, as well as some more recent spirits. The kitchen, which has not been in use since the 1940s, has been...
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    Woodbridge Cemetery

    Fern Park, Florida
    Woodbridge Cemetery is considered by many to be one of the most haunted places in the Orlando area, though few sources provide any sort of detail on what exactly has been seen and experienced there. There are claims that what exists there now is only part of what was once a much larger cemetery,...
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    Agustin Inn Bed and Breakfast

    St. Augustine, Florida
    When the inn was a private residence, it was home, for a brief time, to a former owner's boyfriend, Chiles. Chiles went through a period of making thumping and bumping noises and tinkering with the lights, perhaps to show his displeasure of the family who inherited the house. In life, he did not...
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    U. S. Space Walk of Fame Museum

    Titusville, Florida
    Officials at the museum have reported exhibits being moved by unseen hands, although nothing has been taken away. To add to the mystery, some folks have detected an unexplained energy field in a certain section of the museum. [gallery link="file"...
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    Greenwood Cemetery

    Eustis, Florida
    This cemetery dates back to the late 1800s, and is one of the largest in Lake County. There are numerous reports of the ghost of a woman seen (and heard) weeping over one of the...
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    Kenwood Inn

    St. Augustine, Florida
    The Kenwood Inn, in the oldest part of downtown, is said to be haunted by several ghosts, the most well known going by the name of Raymond. The most active guest rooms are 7, 9 and 10. Ghost tours of the area often stop at this historic inn....
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    Old Tampa Book Company

    Tampa, Florida

    This quaint used bookstore might be haunted, according to Deborah Frethem in her book "Haunted Tampa." The owners say a couple of chairs they inherited from a previous owner tend to move all on their own. One night the store's alarm went off, but the store was still locked and nothing was...

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    Old DeLand Memorial Hospital

    DeLand, Florida
    Built in the 1920s this structure now houses the DeLand Memorial Hospital Museum. Some locals swear they have seen ghostly faces looking out through the windows. Another apparition of a man has been spotted sitting in the gazebo on the surrounding grounds, near the Veterans Memorial...
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    Fort Harrison Hotel

    Clearwater, Florida
    This building opened in 1926, but fell into disrepair by the mid 1970s. It was bought by the Church of Scientology in 1975 and is now part of their spiritual headquarters in Clearwater. There have been a number of strange deaths in the building since it was taken over by the Church of...
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    La Concha Hotel

    Key West, Florida
    This hotel is hopping with haunts. Rumor has it that one New Year's Eve in the early 1980s a young man fell to his death down the elevator shaft, and his spirit is active in the elevator and on the 5th floor. It is also known in local lore that 13 people have committed suicide by jumping off the...
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    Boca Raton Resort and Club

    Boca Raton, Florida
    This 1926 hotel was originally the Ritz-Carlton Cloister Inn. Its spirit lore boasts of a ghost named Esmerelda, a former hotel maid who died in a 1920s fire. Other ghosts may reside here as...
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    James McCabe Theatre

    Valrico, Florida
    Reports say that paranormal groups have offered ghost tours as fund-raisers here. The 1915 building, once the Valrico Civic Center and then a woman’s club, is rumored to have more than a few haunts. Witnesses have seen apparitions and heard strange sounds, and experienced other odd...
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    Casa Monica Hotel

    St. Augustine, Florida
    This building dates back to 1887 and was originally called "The Cordova." Although staff at the hotel these days tend to downplay the ghost stories, it has been reported that many people have seen a fancily-dressed man in 1920s-era clothing strolling around the...
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    St. Michael's Cemetery

    Pensacola, Florida
    Voices have been heard in the cemetery late at night, as well as strange lights that circle some of the...
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    Gulf County Courthouse

    Wewahitchka, Florida
    A 1987 shootout is said to have spawned the haunting of this courthouse. The elevator works erratically, disembodied footsteps can be heard running on the catwalk that connects the courtroom to the jail, and lights are said to flash in the judge's chambers, where the shooting started. Three people...
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    Annie Pfeiffer Chapel

    Lakeland, Florida
    Florida Southern College's chapel, one of the campus's famous Frank Lloyd Wright-designed buildings, may be home to the ghost of Wright himself. Rumor has it that the chapel's choir screen was installed incorrectly, and Wright's apparition has been seen in the chapel, poring over the improperly...
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    Route 520 Ghost Lights

    Cocoa, Florida
    This is said to be among the top 3 most dangerous roads in all of Florida, the site of many accidents and deaths over the years. Perhaps not unexpectedly, people also claim to see greenish "ghost lights" along the more deserted sections of Route 520 which connects Cocoa Beach to East Orlando. ...
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    Old City Gates

    St. Augustine, Florida
    Near the Castello de San Marcos is the Old City Gates, part of the original fortifications of St. Augustine. Legend has it that a young girl named Elizabeth died near the gates of yellow fever, and her spirit can still be seen near the gates at night, dancing and playing. The Old City Gates are...
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    Hunter Arms Hotel

    Saint Cloud, Florida
    A ghost named Vivian is alleged to haunt the Hunter Arms Hotel. Strange noises and cold spots have been reported. Doors tend to slam when no one is...
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    Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park

    Gainesville, Florida
    This state park features a natural sinkhole, 120 feet deep and 500 feet wide. It was originally called the "Devil's Millhopper" because bones and fossils were found at the bottom, and it resembled a "millhopper" funnel used in grist mills at the time. Locals thought the devil used this sinkhole...
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    JPV Woods

    Winter Haven, Florida
    Locals say if you go on the old dirt trail around midnight of August 13th, every year, you'll hear children screaming and crying for...
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    Elijah Hand Building

    Orlando, Florida
    Elijah Hand was an undertaker and furniture-maker from Indiana who moved to Orlando in 1885. It might sound like an odd juxtaposition, but back in the day it was fairly common, as the undertaker often was also responsible for crafting coffins. Elijah was different from other undertakers because...
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    Bigelow-Helms Mansion

    Tampa, Florida
    This home dates to the early 1900s and is known as the "Bigelow-Helms Mansion", though lately it is used as office space for various businesses. People often claimed they heard screams and yelling from the building at odd hours of the night, and in general just got really weird vibes from the...
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    Tropication Arts Poltergeist

    Miami, Florida
    This 1967 ghost story occurred here at the one-time kitschy Florida souvenir shop. As legend has it, when Julio, 19, was hired, it set of a barrage of poltergeist activity such as objects smashing into walls and rolling off tables. Soon afterward, the store was burglarized; reports differ as to...
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    EMF Rating: 58.8

    Corinth Church

    Westville, Florida
    This church was supposedly the site of a boy's grisly death in the 1960s. His bloody handprints are said to still be visible on the walls inside, particularly just to the left of the entrance. Some have even seen the young boy and his murderer walking around the...
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    EMF Rating: 58.3

    Lakeside Inn

    Mount Dora, Florida
    Several ghosts are said to reside in the charming Lakeside Inn, which was built in 1883. Two of the inn's ghosts are young girls from the 1890s to 1920s. One is about 9 who wears a frilly red dress. She is believed to be Amy, a little girl who disappeared from the inn in 1892. The other is a girl...
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    EMF Rating: 57.1

    Black Creek Cemetery

    Freeport, Florida
    Had an old church next to the cemetery that was built in the 1800's. It is said that a young girl and her little brother were walking home one night in the early 1900's. They decided to cut across the cemetery. A bear chased them into the churches' bell tower were they were killed. It was said that...
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    Clewiston Inn

    Clewiston, Florida
    Two rooms here are said to be especially haunted. Room 255 is said to be visited by Anita Conklin, a longtime inn resident who lived there with her husband, manager of the Miami Seaquarium. Ms. Conklin passed away in the room in 1994; her husband had passed away earlier. The switchboard lights up...
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    Villa Paula

    Miami, Florida
    The pretty 1920s mansion is said to be home to a cat-hating ghost who has killed all three of the owner's cats by shutting them in the iron gate. Other evidence that a haunt is around includes the smells of coffee and roses, strange noises, and apparitions of a Cuban...
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    Leverock's Restaurant

    St. Petersburg, Florida
    Reports say that when the building was under construction, a stone altar was found. The altar was believed to be as many as 2000 years old, used by Timucuan priests. Some say the altar may have brought its old spirits to the restaurant. It can be viewed in a garden near the restaurant's front door....
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    Coquina Beach

    Bradenton Beach, Florida
    On the far southern end of Coquina Beach, just before the bridge, there used to be a hotel that is now just a picnic area. Supposedly a "male figure" in black clothing walks back and forth between the picnic area and the beach, even during...
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    Pensacola Naval Air Station

    Pensacola, Florida
    The base is said to be haunted by Captain Guy Hall, an ace with the Marine Corps who passed away in a training mission after WWI. Also, Commodore Melanchton B. Woolsey, who died of yellow fever despite meticulous precautions, is said to walk along a cupola on Admiral's Row. A lady in white and...
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    Thomas Hall - University of Florida

    Gainesville, Florida
    Thomas Hall, built in 1905, is a historic building located in Murphree Area on the campus of the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, United States. The building is named for William Reuben Thomas, the Gainesville mayor and businessman responsible for bringing the University of Florida to...
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    Old City Hall

    Tampa, Florida

    According to Deborah Frethem in her book "Haunted Tampa," strange ghost lights have been seen along the hallways and clock tower of the Old City Hall. She speculates they may be related to Donald Brenham McKay, who served two non-consecutive terms as mayor of Tampa in the early 20th...

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    Bellamy Bridge

    Marianna, Florida
    This is perhaps one of the best-known "haunted" places in Florida. Bellamy Bridge is an old metal bridge dating from 1914, but it is supposedly haunted by Elizabeth Bellamy, who is said to have died nearby nearly 80 years before that. The legend says it was her wedding day, and her dress caught...
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    The Hanging Tree

    Monticello, Florida
    The local ghost tours take people by the "old hanging tree" in Monticello, FL, and some swear the souls of those who died here still like to stir things up a bit. The tree is at the intersection of 90 and 19 in Monticello, just outside the court house, near a BP gas station. [gallery...
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    Joseph Wesley Young House - Zeller Residence

    Hollywood, Florida
    This was the home of Hollywood's very first mayor, Joseph Wesley Young. Built in 1925, it boasts 6 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms - and possibly one ghost. There are claims that Joseph Young never left his beloved...
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    Central Fire Station

    Sebring, Florida
    Forrest Howard, Sebring's fire chief in the 1940s and 1950s, is said to still roam the halls of his favorite fire station. Modern day firefighters swear they see him in the bunk area, and they occasionally smell faint scents of his much-beloved...
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    Betty's Antiques

    Melbourne, Florida
    We don't have much information about this location, other than that it has been mentioned as a "haunted places" in several online sources. If you have any additional information please let us...
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    Jefferson Correctional Institution

    Monticello, Florida
    Inmates and guards alike agree that there are spirits abounding in the Jefferson Correctional Institution. Some inmates feel someone tapping on them while they sleep - others see ghostly children playing in the dormitory. A ghostly man on a horse is occasionally seen...
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    Scotty's Distribution Center

    Winter Haven, Florida
    No longer a Scotty's Distribution Center, but back in the day there was supposedly the ghost of a forklift driver that would continually haunt this area - particularly on the 4th of...
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    EMF Rating: 55.6

    Rosemary Cemetery

    Naples, Florida
    Most of this pioneer-era cemetery was covered up by shopping malls and roadways, and folks say stores located on the site are cursed and often go out of business. One small plot of land remains, and rumor has it that it has been the site of many hauntings and eerie...
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    Coral Springs Medical Center

    Coral Springs, Florida
    A long-dead nurse supposedly haunts the area just outside the main elevators. Guests will often find that the elevator doors mysteriously open for them just before they're about to hit the request button... and nobody's...
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    Floor and Decor

    Orlando, Florida
    Although it looks like any other cookie-cutter shopping plaza building, this spot has an interesting "haunted" history. This site was once the home to "Colonial Plaza," one of Orlando's earliest shopping malls. It fell into decline in the 1970s and was eventually razed in 1995 - all except the...
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    Gaspar's Grotto

    Tampa, Florida
    Haunted bars are a dime a dozen, but how many of them actually provide photographic proof that they're haunted? Gaspar's Grotto does - they proudly display two photos on their wall that may show the ghost of ... someone. No one's really sure what it shows, really, or if there's anything to them...
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    Walmart on 13th Street

    Gainesville, Florida
    Until January 2013 there was a Walmart on 13th Street, in Gainesville. It's now shut down (Walmart moved to a larger facility) but we don't know if anyone told the resident ghost that! A female spirit, possibly an ex-employee, is said to have haunted certain areas of the store in the early...
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    Big Bamboo Lounge

    Kissimmee, Florida
    The Big Bamboo Lounge was a Kissimmee institution, a popular hangout for Disney and ex-Disney employees as well as British expats. Unfortunately it was damaged during a hurricane and closed down for a while, during which time some vagrants moved in and accidentally burned it down. So it's no...
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    Rolling Acres Road

    Lady Lake, Florida
    Those traveling this road claim to often hear screams and roars from the surrounding forests throughout the length of Rolling Acres Road. A few have seen a bright white ghostly figure walking up and down the road. Locals refer to her as...
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    Condomium Apartments at Hollybrook

    Hollywood, Florida
    Hollybrook is a retirement community, and it seems there's one old resident who liked it so much she never wanted to leave. She also seems to have a thing against speeding motorists. If you're leaving Hollybrook late at night and you're driving significantly faster than the posted speed limit of...
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    Zellie's Pub

    Mount Dora, Florida
    This modern-day pub has its fair share of paranormal activity. Some workers have been physically pushed by unseen entities in the bathroom. One story has it that a beer mug was thrown across the length of the bar, all on its own. Lights go on and off...
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    Sweetwater Branch Inn

    Gainesville, Florida
    The Sweetwater Branch Inn has several buildings, but the blue one in particular seems to have the most paranormal activity - particularly in the attic rooms. Guests sometimes complain of a "heavy feeling" on their chest while sleeping up there. Occasionally the bureau door will open and close on...
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    Casablanca Inn

    St. Augustine, Florida
    Casablanca Inn of St Augustine, Florida presents twenty-three elegant suites and rooms in a premium bayfront location in historic St. Augustine. The lovingly restored 1914 Mediterranean revival bed and breakfast inn offers accommodations with panoramic Matanzas Bay views, whirlpools, private...
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    Ghost of Irene Randall

    Tampa, Florida
    According to legend, Irene Wengel came to Tampa in 1902 to get an illegal abortion in a building that once stood near the parking garage. A couple days after Dr. Frederick Weightnovel performed the abortion, Irene became very ill with blood poisoning; she died shortly thereafter. Irene’s uneasy...
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    Headless Indian Chiefs - Walker's Town

    Sneads, Florida
    During the 1830s in the Indian village called Walker's Town, incidents led to the death of two Native American chiefs. The deceased chiefs' heads mysteriously came into the possession of a Dr. Joseph R. Buchanan of Cincinnati, Ohio, who thought he could learn from the dead by studying their skulls....
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    Headless Pirate of Seahorse Key

    Cedar Key, Florida
    The ghost of a headless pirate riding a palomino is said to haunt this area at night. He is said to be Pierre LeBlanc, was pirate who was working for the notorious Jean LaFitte. LaFitte left LeBlanc with a palomino and some supplies and charged him with guarding his treasure hidden on Seahorse Key....
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    Gobbler Road Campsites

    Astor, Florida
    There's an area of trailer homes called the "Astor Campsites" on Gobble(r) Road in Astor, Florida where a "glowing white male" is reported to have been seen walking down the road at night. Mapping this location is a bit tricky because sometimes it comes up as "Turkey Drive" and other times "Gobble...
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    The Stanford Inn

    Bartow, Florida
    A "noisy" apparition, believed to be a former owner named Lee Meriwether, is said to inhabit this quaint modern-day bed and breakfast. Doors also allegedly close on their own, and disembodied footsteps can be heard on the staircase. The Stanford Inn was featured the 1991 film "My Girl,"...
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    Harry S. Truman Little White House

    Key West, Florida
    At this presidential museum, employees have witnessed dark shadowy figures and felt an unseen...
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    Audubon House

    Key West, Florida
    The apparition of a tall man dressed in old-fashioned clothing is said to reside at the Audubon House. He wears a ruffled shirt and long jacket, and has been seen both in the entry porch and the gift shop gallery. Rumor has it that the ghost is none other than John James Audubon himself. Some bird...
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    El Centro Espanol - The Spanish Club

    Tampa, Florida
    The 1912 El Centro Espanol building is home to some strange occurrences. Folks say that the sound of crying babies can be heard in the building when there are no babies around. Also, when candles are blown out, they sometimes...
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    Palm View Cemetery

    Palmetto, Florida
    This is listed on several paranormal websites as a "haunted location," but without a single story to back it up. If you happen to know of anything odd that's happened here, please let us know. Otherwise, as far as we're concerned, it's just a normal...
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    Club Chameleon

    Key West, Florida
    This night club is now reported to be closed. According to local legend, the building housed a church in the late 1800s. The minister there caught his wife and the deacon having an affair. After finding them together at the church, in a fit of rage he boarded the doors and windows, imprisoning the...
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    Allison House Inn

    Quincy, Florida
    Orbs have shown up in photographs here; reports say that children are especially likely to pick up on the spirits who reside in this...
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    O. C. White's Seafood and Spirits

    St. Augustine, Florida
    The restaurant is housed in renovated 1791 home, a coquina brick, 3-story structure. Locals say at least two haunts reside here, the spirit of Margaret Worth, a war widow who bought the building in the 1850s, and an unknown man. Apparitions have been seen, mysterious odors have been detected, doors...
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    Kress Building - Kres Chophouse

    Orlando, Florida
    This building was designed by architect Edward Sibbert in the 1930s, an excellent example of the Art Deco style. It was originally an "S.H. Kress and Co." five and dime store (hence the name "Kress" that's still seen at the top of the building). According to David Whitehead in his "Field Guide to...
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    Carey Hand Building

    Orlando, Florida
    Now used as a branch office of the University of Central Florida, known as the Ying Academic Center, this was once the Carey Hand Funeral Home. (That company still exists, with numerous Orlando area branches.) Footsteps and whispering are commonly heard when no one is...
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    City Arts Factory - Phillips Theatre

    Orlando, Florida
    Built in 1916, this was originally the "Phillips Theatre". It became the "Ritz Theatre" in 1929, and later a W.T. Grant Store in 1934. The building changed hands a couple of times after W.T. Grant went out of business in the 1970s - it is now home to the City Arts Factory. It is suggested in...
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    Empire Hotel Building - Ember

    Orlando, Florida
    Built by James Magruder in 1913, the Empire Hotel was Orlando's first and only hotel that offered air-conditioning to its guests. No longer a hotel, the building is occupied on the ground floor by the bar area of an establishment called "Ember." The bar area is supposedly a hot-spot for...
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    Webber International University - Camilla Hall

    Babson Park, Florida
    Camilla Hall, one of the girls-only dormitories at Webber International University, supposedly has a shadowy figure haunting the second...
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    Lake Lucerne - Lady in White

    Orlando, Florida
    David Whitehead mentions in his "Field Guide to Haunted Orlando" a "Lady in White" figure that has been spotted multiple times near an old oak tree on the south shore of Lake Lucerne. ...
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    Upham Cottage

    St. Augustine, Florida
    The 1892 12-room Victorian cottage was originally built as Colonel John Upham's winter home. It changed to apartment buildings some time in its past, but was restored to a private residence in the 1970s. It is not open to the public. It is said to be haunted by a pretty young woman named Claire who...
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    Auditorium Boulevard

    Daytona Beach, Florida
    This area, right across from Pinewood Cemetery, is reportedly a hot-spot for ghosts who like to appear in photographs. Supposedly a murder took place on this spot in the 1970s, when there used to be houses on this...
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    Heritage Square

    Orlando, Florida
    Weird things have been reported in Orlando's Heritage Square. A figure of a man is said to be seen (and even heard) sitting down on a park bench with you, but the instant you turn towards him to strike up a conversation, he's gone. ...
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    Ghost Dog of Lake Eola

    Orlando, Florida
    There are reports of a "phantom dog" roaming the eastern portion of Lake Eola Park. People will clearly see the small, brown dog walking the park, like any other dog, until he disappears right in front of their...
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    Wall Street and Court Ave

    Orlando, Florida
    Although the current occupants of this building don't seem to claim any paranormal activity, there is a long history of paranormal claims from previous owners. When it was the "Kit Kat Club" staff-members swore that bottles would fly off the bar on their own, and weird things were experienced in...
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    Sioux Villa

    Orlando, Florida
    Sioux Villa was the home of Mahlon and Caroline Gore. Mahlon was an early mayor of Orlando. They built the home in 1906 on the shore of Lake Lucerne, but it was later moved to its current location on Waverly Place, just off Orange Avenue. Modern-day occupants have reported hearing unexplained...
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    Orange Hill Cemetery

    Orlando, Florida
    Although it hardly looks like it, this mostly empty-looking plot of land is actually a pauper's cemetery.  In fact, the cemetery was almost completely forgotten until county officials researching the area for possible development in 1996 discovered its true use in old documents.  Roughly 522...
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    Amelia Island Lighthouse

    Fernandina Beach, Florida
    The oldest working lighthouse in Florida. Is it haunted? Some say so. To register for a tour of the lighthouse please contact the Recreation Center at (904) 277-7350. Tours are the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month, and The Amelia Island Lighthouse property is open to the public for viewing...
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    Carmine's

    Tampa, Florida
    At least one waitress at Carmine's Restaurant in Tampa is convinced the place is haunted, according to Kim Cool in her book "Ghost Stories of Tampa Bay." She swears she hears ghostly footsteps on the second floor, and every time someone goes up to investigate, no one is...
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    Crispers Restaurant

    Gainesville, Florida
    In earlier days this building was a record studio and a Goodwill - now it's a Crispers restaurant. Locals believe someone died in the Goodwill store long ago, and that person's spirit still haunts the place. Shadows and knocking sounds have been experienced after closing time, as well as a female...
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    La France

    Tampa, Florida
    Apparently there's said to be a ghostly presence in this vintage clothing shop that likes to move items around on the racks, according to Kim Cool's excellent book, "Ghost Stories of Tampa...
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    Gainesville Cemetery / Pine Grove Cemetery

    Gainesville, Florida
    Two cemeteries side-by-side, supposedly great spots to hang out at night with a digital camera to capture some ghostly...
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    Island Flowers

    Tampa, Florida

    This flower shop got a quick mention in Kim Cool's "Ghost Stories of Tampa Bay." The ghost here, if it is a ghost, likes to swing the front door back and forth, ringing the security bell each time. ...

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    Beaty Towers

    Gainesville, Florida
    Local legend has it that a girl committed suicide in the 1960s by jumping from the Beaty Towers, but no records of any such incident exists. Locals go even farther to say that Tom Petty (who was resident in Gainesville at around this time) wrote the song "American Girl" specifically about this...
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    Ghost of Charlie Wall - Old Federal Courthouse

    Tampa, Florida
    Charlie Wall was an infamous gangster based out of Tampa of the 1930s and 1940s. He dabbled in all the usual rackets - gambling, prostitution, numbers, etc. What made him truly infamous was when he was called to testify before a federal committee investigating organized crime in 1950. He held...
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    South Dade High School

    Homestead, Florida
    Spectral figures of a boy and a girl sometimes appear on the auditorium stage, and lights inexplicably flicker on and off... activity tends to be highest when only a small number of people are...
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    Avera-Clarke House Bed and Breakfast

    Monticello, Florida
    This house, now operating as a bed and breakfast, was built in 1890 by Thomas Clarke, a lawyer, judge and civil war veteran. It is said that his ghost is often seen roaming the house - he appears particularly often to guests staying in the Queen Anne...
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    The Daffodale House

    Monticello, Florida
    This charming old bed and breakfast lays claim to a number of paranormal sightings. According to their website, strange music is heard coming from the Safari room, pipe smoke inexplicably tinges the air near the elevator, and a "Woman in White" is often seen on the premises. ...
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    Hulley Tower

    DeLand, Florida
    Built in 1934 as a mausoleum for Lincoln Hulley (the second president of Stetson University) and his wife Eloise. It once housed a carillon called "The Eloise Chimes," which played daily from 1915 until 2005, when the upper part of the structure was dismantled due to weather damage. The mausoleum...
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    Mount Carmel Simpson Cemetery

    Mount Dora, Florida
    This is a long-disused "black cemetery" from the days of segregation. It dates back to the late 1880s. It was all but forgotten until recently when the Mount Dora Historical Society began cleaning up the area and identifying grave sites whose markers have long since disintegrated. They've begun...
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    St. Peter's Episcopal Church Cemetery

    Fernandina Beach, Florida
    The Amelia Island Ghost Tour usually starts here, so of course its haunted! Many tour-takers have ended up with unexplained lights and orbs in photos taken here. ...
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    Lake Worth 8 Cinemas

    Greenacres, Florida
    Cold spots and knocking sounds are reported in the hallways of this theatre, and some of the projectors stop working or jam at inopportune moments. (Could it be they just need to hire a better...
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    Comfort and Joy - Galene's Paradise

    St. Pete Beach, Florida
    This home dates back to 1911 and was built by Judge Swerdtfeger - but he died in November of the same year and never got to enjoy it. Perhaps that's why some feel he still haunts the premises. Some have seen him on the porch, others through the second-story windows. A little girl apparition has...
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    Hurricane Seafood Restaurant

    St. Pete Beach, Florida
    This restaurant dates back to 1977. It was built on the site of the old Casa Bonita Hotel, which itself was once a bath house called "Page's Pavilion" back in the early 1910s. At least one waiter at the restaurant claims the place is haunted, but we don't have much more detail than...