Most Haunted Places in Georgia

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    Old Telfair Hospital

    Savannah, Georgia
    Locals will tell you that this former ladies' hospital is haunted by Mary Telfair, who has been known to appear in the hallways wearing a brown dress. It is now the "Telfair Arms Apartments", a senior-living residence. [gallery columns="4" link="file"...
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    B. Matthews Eatery

    Savannah, Georgia
    Said to be housed in one of Georgia's oldest buildings (likely built in 1790 or before), the eatery's basement allegedly was once used in slave smuggling, as is evident by the old iron tether rings set into the basement floor. The spot was then a tavern. Another point of interest in the tavern's...
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    Ballastone Inn

    Savannah, Georgia
    Built in 1838, this mansion-turned-inn is a spot rich with mysterious happenings. Some say the ghost of Sarah Anderson, the original owner's wife, has appeared to them. She has been seen in the second-floor hallways, in the elevators, in the laundry room, and near the front door. Folks say the...
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    EHP Rating: 90.0

    Fred Jones Building

    Dahlonega, Georgia
    Former mayor Fred Jones passed away under suspicious circumstances at his Chevrolet dealership, now four stores and a café. He is said to haunt his old building, sitting at the café table right where his old office used to sit. The shopkeepers here have found their locked doors standing open and...
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    EHP Rating: 89.7

    Warren House

    Jonesboro, Georgia
    The plaster has been stripped down in certain sections of this house to reveal the signatures of men who convalesced here during the Civil War when the house was used as a hospital. People believe that the ghost of a soldier still remains inside the Warren House and claim that at night you can see...
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    EHP Rating: 89.7

    Churchill's Pub

    Savannah, Georgia
    There are claims that a man was hanged here many years ago, and that a shadow of his hanging body can still be seen some nights hanging from the high ceiling beams. The staff also claim there was a strange occurrence in February 2013 (see video below), when the beer taps were caught on video...
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    EHP Rating: 89.5

    432 Abercorn Street

    Savannah, Georgia
    At this old Greek Revival house, some say a ghostly little girl can be seen in the windows. Others say their cameras have failed to work just when they went to get a photograph of the place, only to find that the camera works just fine when they leave the vicinity. Many rumors surround the...
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    EHP Rating: 87.5

    Sorrel Weed House

    Savannah, Georgia
    The house is allegedly haunted by a variety of ghosts, most of them dating back to the late 1800's and the stories revolve around two suicides that took place there, though it is claimed that one of the suicides may have been a murder. The house was owned by Francis Sorrel, who had made one of the...
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    EHP Rating: 87.5

    Panola Hall

    Eatonton, Georgia
    Panola Hall is a Greek Revival home that was built in 1854 for Henry Trippe. It is said to have been haunted since the 1870s by the ghost of a girl named Sylvia. She appears as a shy, silent woman with dark hair and a full white skirt, usually in the second-floor hallway or bedroom, on the stairs,...
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    The Pirates' House

    Savannah, Georgia
    At this 1753 tavern building, originally a sailors' pub, you may just get a climpse of the ghost of Captain Flint of "Treasure Island" fame. Some say this is the spot where the pirate died upstairs, although others say Flint is a fictitious character. Regardless, something spectral appears to be...
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    EHP Rating: 86.7

    Gaither Plantation

    Covington, Georgia
    At this site, which was featured on an episode of TV's Ghost Hunters, folks have reported seeing many a Civil War soldier. There is also a female spirit in residence at the antebellum home, the ghost of Cecilia, the daughter of a former owner. Her bedroom is said to be a hot spot for strange...
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    EHP Rating: 86.7

    Kehoe House

    Savannah, Georgia
    The Queen-Anne-style mansion was built in 1892 for William Kehoe, and it is said to be the home of a few spirits. Children's ghosts have been witnessed around the grounds, as well as that of the Lady in Gray who haunts room 203. The Lady is said to be a sweet, kindly ghost; folks who stay in that...
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    EHP Rating: 86.4

    Moon River Brewing Company

    Savannah, Georgia
    Employees here say it is angry spirits who haunt this brewing company. The staff has reported mysterious dark figures, physical attacks, and even possessions. The site has been featured on the TV show Ghost Adventures. [gallery columns="5" link="file"...
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    Melonie's Antiques

    Savannah, Georgia
    More than antiques may be found here: A specter of a woman in a blue pants suit has been spotted numerous times, and footsteps can be heard at the location of a staircase that was removed during a renovation. Besides the lady in blue, poltergeist activity has been reported, often breaking objects...
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    EHP Rating: 85.7

    Birdsville Plantation

    Millen, Georgia
    Birdsville Plantation was built in the 1700s on land that King George III gave to Welshman Francis Jones. Construction on the plantation house began in 1782, but many additions were made over the years. Legend has it that Union soldiers, searching for the family's treasure, dug up the bodies of the...
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    EHP Rating: 84.1

    Chetoogeta Tunnel

    Tunnel Hill, Georgia
    Begun in 1848 and completed two years later, the tunnel was used until 1928 when a new tunnel was built close by. The old tunnel was forgotten and became overgrown with kudzu vines until 1992, when preservationists lobbied to save it. It is now a park centerpiece, and a site known for ghostly...
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    EHP Rating: 83.9

    Early Hill Plantation

    Greensboro, Georgia
    Once a bed-and-breakfast, this site is reportedly no longer in business. The mansion was built in the 1700s for the mayor, John Brown. Tragedy struck when a branch broke in the front yard, killing the family's young daughter. Reported sightings have included the girl swinging from the tree at night...
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    EHP Rating: 83.3

    The Partridge Inn

    Augusta, Georgia
    The Partridge Inn was built in 1836 as a private home, and has had a long history of conversions and renovations. Currently "The Grand Hotel of the Classic South," the inn boasts, along with its other Southern charms, a ghostly bride. Wearing an 1800s wedding dress, she is said to have died of a...
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    EHP Rating: 83.1

    Chickamauga Battlefield

    Chickamauga, Georgia
    Apparitions of soldiers are said to be spotted here just about any evening. Sounds of gunshots and screams have been captured here, and flickering lantern lights have been seen as well. Some visitors reported hearing cries for help and feeling cold spots during the summer months. An apparition...
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    EHP Rating: 82.6

    Barnsley Gardens Resort

    Adairsville, Georgia
    Built by Godfrey Barnsley in 1844, the ruins of the mansion are said to be haunted by Godfrey himself, his wife Julia, and a Confederate soldier who may be Colonel Robert Earle, killed on these grounds during the Civil...
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    EHP Rating: 82.4

    Fort Pulaski

    Tybee Island, Georgia
    It was in 1862, during the Civil War, when Union soldiers at Fort Pulaski first tested a rifled cannon, which eventually made brick fortifications useless. The fort also was used as a POW camp. At night at this historic site, it is said that the ghosts come to relive their past. Witnesses have...
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    EHP Rating: 82.4

    York House Inn

    Rabun Gap, Georgia
    York House Inn is Georgia's oldest continuously operating Inn, since 1896. All manner of living, births and deaths have taken place in the ensuing 120 years. It has been rumored by various employees that a Civil War soldier smokes cigars in one room and several children play in the Inn. Haunt...
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    EHP Rating: 82.4

    Bonnie Castle

    Grantville, Georgia
    Bonnie Castle, now reported to be closed, was once a bed-and-breakfast inn. Ghosts reported here include a woman named Mary who dislikes electricity, a spectral cat, and a man who is said to be the original owner. Strange sounds have been reported coming from the building at all hours of the night,...
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    EHP Rating: 81.8

    John Wesley Statue - Reynolds Square

    Savannah, Georgia
    The statue of John Wesley in Reynolds Square was placed there by the Methodists of Georgia in 1969, and it is the area around this statue that folks find mysterious. Why? Well, those who photograph the statue have found that strange hazy patterns and odd colors appear in the pictures. The...
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    EHP Rating: 81.3

    Piedmont College

    Demorest, Georgia
    At Piedmont College, an orange-outlined ghost is said to roam the Getman-Babcock Dormitory, usually in the lobby. Also seen here is a ghostly little girl in a blue dress. Witnesses have reported the door handle turning on its own in the laundry room as...
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    The Waving Girl - Florence Martus

    Savannah, Georgia
    The statue of the Waving Girl along the Savannah riverfront was erected in the likeness of Florence Martus (1868-1943), the daughter of an ordnance sergeant. For 44 years, she was known to greet ships as they came in by waving a cloth. Some say she comes to life at night, and at times you can even...
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    The Marshall House

    Savannah, Georgia
    At this 1851 hotel, said to be Savannah's oldest, many haunts are said to reside. The building once was used as a Civil War hospital and also saw an epidemic of yellow fever. Rumor has it that the bones found under the floorboards during renovations to the building were the amputated limbs of...
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    EHP Rating: 80.8

    Aqua Terra Bistro

    Buford, Georgia
    At Aqua Terra Bistro, witnesses say coffee mugs and wine bottles fly off shelves, voices can be heard in the dining room, and EVPs and a ghostly apparition have been picked up by ghost...
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    EHP Rating: 80.7

    Village Inn Bed and Breakfast

    Stone Mountain, Georgia
    Once used as a Civil War hospital, the 1830s hotel is the site of many strange events. Folks have witnessed apparitions, including that of an African-American man singing and/or whistling, and heard the unexplained sounds of footsteps, slamming doors and Morse...
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    EHP Rating: 80.5

    Brenau University

    Gainesville, Georgia
    Agnes is the ghost who is believed to haunt the 1878 women's college called Brenau University. A former student in the early 1900s, Agnes is said to have hanged herself. Her reasons for her distressed differ depending on who tells the story. She may have been ostracized by sorority members or...
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    Wright Square - The Hanging of Alice Riley

    Savannah, Georgia
    The Hanging of Alice Riley at the gallows that once stood in Wright Square is a popular story on ghost tours. Irish immigrant Alice Riley was allegedly the first woman to be executed in Georgia. She was the indentured servant to a cruel man, and after she could take no more rapes and beatings, she...
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    EHP Rating: 80.0

    Colonial Park Cemetery

    Savannah, Georgia
    This 6-acre cemetery holds 9,000 graves and was established in 1750. It was the area's primary public cemetery through 1853. Folks who visit here have seen various apparitions, including a floating couple. There are claims that the small park near the south gate of the cemetery was an old...
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    Tate House

    Milledgeville, Georgia
    The nineteenth-century apartments located on this quiet street corner have a sinister ghost story associated with them. A cruel man sent his ailing son to work on a nearby plantation despite his illness, and the boy fell into such a state of fatigue that upon his arrival home, he fell down the...
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    Atkinson County Courthouse

    Pearson, Georgia
    This 1920's courthouse is haunted, according to superstitious folk. The clock tower was the site of the execution of an innocent man, who vowed to wreak havoc on those who had unfairly punished him. Ever since, according to local lore, the clock won't keep correct time no matter how many times it...
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    Gribble House

    Savannah, Georgia
    Now a trolley tour warehouse, the Gribble house is home to anywhere between 20-30 spirits. In 1909 one of the most diabolical murders in Savannah history happened at the site. In broad daylight on a Friday afternoon three women were brutally killed with an axe. Today the Gribble House is a...
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    EHP Rating: 80.0

    Windsor Hotel

    Americus, Georgia
    This 1892 hotel once boasted 100 rooms and a 3-story atrium, but it closed in the 1970s. It has since reopened and now has 53 guest rooms. It was once the site of a 1928 speech given by Franklin D. Roosevelt, prior to his becoming governor of New York. The ghost who reportedly haunts here is that...
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    EHP Rating: 80.0

    Jekyll Island Club Hotel

    Jekyll Island, Georgia
    At this grand historic hotel, don't be surprised if you come across spirits of the servants of the many millionaires who have stayed here. Folks have reported seeing many a ghost in maids' uniforms or top hats and cloaks. Keep your ears as well as your eyes open: Rumor has it that footsteps and...
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    EHP Rating: 79.8

    Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

    Kennesaw, Georgia
    The Battle of Kennesaw Mountain, fought June 18 to July 2, 1864, is the source of the battlefield's hauntings. Ghostly soldiers walk the grounds; gunshots and cannons are heard. Also reported here are ghost deer who run at the witness and then disappear when they get close. The smell of blood and...
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    EHP Rating: 79.6

    The McDonough Square

    McDonough, Georgia
    A train wreck in 1900 is said to be the source of the haunts here. Several of the injured were brought here for medical treatment, and some died. Locals have seen apparitions in the old nearby buildings and the sounds of phantom trains have been...
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    EHP Rating: 79.2

    El Rayos Authentic Mexican

    Calhoun, Georgia
    The building that houses El Rayos Authentic Mexican Restaurant, formerly Place on Peidmont restaurant, was once a private home. Legend has it that it was inhabited by a woman and a little girl, who was run over by a car here. The woman lived here until her death of natural causes, but some say her...
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    Mount Hope Cemetery

    Dahlonega, Georgia
    According to a psychic, Mount Hope Cemetery and the areas nearby are a hangout for a group of Civil War veteran ghosts. In fact, in 1953 town librarian and historian Madeleine Anthony took a photograph of the cemetery which is believed to show several ghosts as well as a mysterious...
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    Stonepile Gap

    Dahlonega, Georgia
    Stonepile Gap may look like a pile of stones, but there is much more to these rocks than meets the eye. As legend tells it, these rocks mark a grave of a Cherokee woman named Trahlyta who was told to drink from a nearby spring (Porter Springs), and (depending on the story) either the Mountain...
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    1790 Inn and Tavern

    Savannah, Georgia
    Built in 1790, this historic inn is said to be haunted by Anna, a 17-year-old who jumped from a window after becoming pregnant by a sailor who went to sea instead of staying with her. Reports say some guests at the inn have found that their things have disappeared or have been moved to unusual...
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    EHP Rating: 78.6

    Tybee Island Lighthouse

    Tybee Island, Georgia
    The original lighthouse in this spot was built in 1736, but after storms and shore erosion caused the demise of not only it but the first three lighthouses here, the current, fourth structure was built. Folks here have witnessed apparitions and heard unexplained whistling and other sounds. Some...
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    Hampton Lillibridge House

    Savannah, Georgia
    This is a private house, so please do not trespass without permission. Some say the house was once the site of an exorcism. Apparitions of a man in a black suit and bow tie have been seen, and the sound of a scream has been heard. Rumor has it that during 1960s renovations, the workers were...
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    Cogdell Light

    Homerville, Georgia
    The Cogdell Light appears near the Okefenokee swamp late at night. Drivers go into the woods and turn off the car, then flash their headlights to call the "ghost." Then, a greenish-yellow glow seems to come out of the woods and head straight for the car. Some say this is the ghost of a man who was...
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    EHP Rating: 78.6

    Public House

    Roswell, Georgia
    The Public House, known as Peasant Restaurant in the 1970s, was originally a commissary for the Roswell Mill constructed in 1854. The building housed the Dunwoody Shoe Shop in 1920 and a funeral home upstairs. It was a Union hospital during the Civil War, and as legend goes, is the site of tragedy...
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    EHP Rating: 78.1

    Hanging Grounds in Senoia

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

    Savannah, Georgia
    Builder General Habersham is the ghost in residence at the Old Pink House Restaurant and Tavern. Locals will tell you he most often appears in the tavern, located in the building's basement, but he has also been seen in the upstairs dining room. Keep watch for a man in a general's uniform, who can...
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    Toomsboro Historic Hotel

    McIntyre, Georgia
    Strange lights and apparition have been seen by staff and guests, along with weird noises. Things would vanish and go missing during the renovations of the old hotel, and workers would see figures standing at windows or at the ends of the hotel halls. (Submitted by Callum...
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    Historic Worley Bed and Breakfast Inn

    Dahlonega, Georgia
    The image of a boy was caught on camera lying in a bed. The ghost was said to be that of Claude Worley who was struck by a train and was brought to this inn, but never recovered. (Submitted by Chris...
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    EHP Rating: 77.8

    Hardin Bridge

    Kingston, Georgia
    The old Hardin Bridge is still there, though a new one was built around 2010-2011 crossing the Etowah River just next to it. It is said that a couple accidentally drove off the old bridge many decades ago, and their spirits still haunt the area. Voices and screams are heard, and ghostly...
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    EHP Rating: 77.8

    Little Gardens

    Lawrenceville, Georgia
    Now a venue for upscale events, Little Gardens was once an 1800s plantation house. Its restaurant is said to be haunted by the ghost of a woman who died here in the early 1900s. According to witnesses, she moves dishes and silverware, sometimes throwing them across tables. She also makes herself...
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    EHP Rating: 77.8

    Berry College

    Rome, Georgia
    The hauntings at Berry College have earned it the nickname Scary Berry. The ghost of a female student is supposed to haunt Ford Hall. She hanged herself upon receiving news that her boyfriend was killed in World War II. Blackstone Hall has several ghosts, the most well known perhaps being Sepia...
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    EHP Rating: 77.4

    Amicalola Falls Lodge

    Dawsonville, Georgia
    The Cherokee Indian braves used to pray on Amicalola Mountain, seeking visions that would guide them in their lives. Folks say the spirits they consulted still remain on the mountain, and sometimes visit the beautiful lodge as well. Reports say the spirits disapprove of negative energy, and in one...
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    EHP Rating: 77.3

    Johnston-Felton-Hay House

    Macon, Georgia
    Built in 1859, the house was converted into a museum in 1962 and donated to the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation in 1977. The museum is said to be haunted; the apparition of an elderly woman in a mid-1800s dress has been seen in the hallways. Witnesses also describe cold spots, footsteps,...
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    EHP Rating: 77.3

    Springer Opera House

    Columbus, Georgia
    Springer Opera House's stage has seen the likes of Oscar Wilde, Lillie Langtrey, John Philip Sousa, Ethel Barrymore, Will Rogers, William Jennings Bryan and Franklin D. Roosevelt. But that's not all. Edwin Booth, brother of Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth, is rumored to haunt the place. Other...
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    EHP Rating: 77.1

    Ashley-Slater House

    Douglas, Georgia
    The historic Ashley-Slater House, built in 1914 by Mr. John Marshall Ashley, is now office space for the Douglas Coffee County Economic Development Authority and Chamber of Commerce (although it is available for tours). It is said to be haunted by at least one of the six people said to have died...
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    EHP Rating: 76.9

    Georgia College - Old Governor's Mansion

    Milledgeville, Georgia
    This site served as the home of Georgia's governors 1838-1868, then as a boardinghouse ntil 1879 when it was then purchased by Georgia Military and Agricultural College. Ghostly goings-on here include many of the regular type -- linens thrown off beds and the smell of cigars. But perhaps more...
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    EHP Rating: 76.9

    Wink Theater

    Dalton, Georgia
    Wink Theater was built in 1941 by J.C.H. Wink, who in fact may be the ghost who is believed to haunt the building. Wink was buried on the premises when he passed away during the theater's construction. Witnesses have reported footsteps and strange banging...
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    EHP Rating: 76.7

    Braselton Town Hall

    Braselton, Georgia
    The 1909 residence of the town's founding family is said to be haunted by a ghost called Little John, said to have been a mentally challenged boy who lived in the attic. He is heard walking around and banging when the place closes for the night. Also reported here are a female apparition and the...
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    EHP Rating: 75.0

    Savannah College of Art - Weston House

    Savannah, Georgia
    At this dorm for the Savannah College of Art, said to be near where Civil War battles were fought, college students have reported some strange happenings. They say they can hear tapping on the walls, furniture moving in empty rooms, and a ghostly girl who likes to sing. Not as frequently, there...
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    River Street Inn

    Savannah, Georgia
    An employee describes having seen the apparition of a man in tan pants, white shirt, and a derby hat. [gallery link="file"...
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    Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace - Wayne Gordon House

    Savannah, Georgia
    Juliette Gordon Low was the founder of the Girl Scouts. The Wayne Gordon House museum is now owned by the Girl Scouts of the USA, and is a popular place for Girl Scout troops to tour. It was built 1818-1821 and is open to the public for tours. Folks say that Sarah Gordon and her daughter-in-law...
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    Foley House Inn

    Savannah, Georgia
    The Foley House was built in 1896 by a wealthy Irish immigrant's widow, Honoria Foley. Cut to 1987, nearly a century later, when the owners are doing renovations. What do they find? A skeleton tucked behind a wall. It is thought to have belonged to a rich boarder who vanished in the 1800s; some...
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    Gordon Lee House

    Chickamauga, Georgia
    The 1840's antebellum mansion is said to be haunted by a man in a civil war uniform, along with the ghost of a German Shepard that belonged to a former owner. (Submitted by Callum...
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    Haslam House

    Savannah, Georgia
    At this 1872 townhouse, witnesses have seen a tall, shadowy man in a cloak appear from the rooms' dark corners, and then disappear back into them. Poltergeist activity is also reported in the kitchen and dining room. Private residence, please respect the owner's privacy. [gallery columns="5"...
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    Oakland Hall

    Eatonton, Georgia
    Oakland Hall is a private 1800s estate said to be haunted by the ghost of a disabled girl who was locked away here by her family. The ghost can be heard playing, according to the present owners. The site has been featured on an episode of TV’s Ghost...
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    Six Flags Over Georgia

    Austell, Georgia
    There are many ghost stories surrounding Six Flags Over Georgia. Some say a blonde girl about 9 years old was hit and killed by a car in the 1970s, and she may appear and ask guests for help, only to disappear shortly thereafter. And at the Crystal Pistol Music Hall, an actor named Joe was killed...
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    Haunted Pillar

    Augusta, Georgia
    The market that once stood at Fifth and Broad streets was wiped out in a rare winter tornado in 1878, which some say was brought on by a curse from an evangelist who was denied permission to preach at there. The Haunted Pillar is all that's left of the market, and it is the stuff of local legend....
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    Plains Historic Inn and Antique Mall

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

    Newton, Georgia
    Dating back to 1906, the historic courthouse no longer serves as a jail due to flooding from the nearby Flint River on several occasions. Disembodied footsteps and ghostly voices are often heard when there is no one around. (Submitted by Callum...
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    EHP Rating: 73.9

    Riverview Hotel

    St. Marys, Georgia
    Famous folks who have stayed here include author Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Admiral Chester Nimitz and Senator Richard Russell. Room 8 is said to be haunted by a male apparition. At one time during a power outage, the lights in that room mysteriously stayed...
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    EHP Rating: 73.3

    Sycamore Grill Building

    Stone Mountain, Georgia
    The Sycamore Grill building, now empty, is a former Civil War hospital said to be haunted by its past patients. Witnesses have reported shadowy figures and apparitions in the dining area and heard strange shuffling...
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    EHP Rating: 72.7

    Hamilton Turner Inn

    Savannah, Georgia
    Samuel Pugh Hamilton built this mansion for his family in 1873; it was the first Savannah home with electricity, installed in 1883. Witnesses on the inn's staff have noted a cigar-smoking man on the roof, and have heard the unexplained sounds of billiard balls rolling on the upper floors and...
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    EHP Rating: 72.7

    Olde Harbour Inn

    Savannah, Georgia
    The inn was originally built in 1812, but that building was destroyed by fire in the 1890s. The owners rebuilt over the original foundation. It was an oil company and blue-jean factory until it closed, and was vacant for over two decades. In 1987, it opened as the upscale Olde Harbour Inn. The...
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    Piazza Italian Restaurant

    Dahlonega, Georgia
    At the Piazza Italian Restaurant, witnesses have seen plates and other items move or fall by themselves and heard a door with a bell on it open and close when no one was around. Disembodied footsteps have been heard here as...
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    EHP Rating: 72.0

    Savannah College of Art and Design - Oglethorpe House

    Savannah, Georgia
    At this dorm of the Savannah College of Art & Design, the ghost of Gracie Watkins, the little girl who also appears in Bonaventure Cemetery, is said to appear. She has been seen as a transparent form in the hallways or in rooms. Further, it is reported that from room 600 or 601, a female...
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    EHP Rating: 71.4

    The Eliza Thompson House

    Savannah, Georgia
    This 1847 home belonged to cotton dealer Joe Thompson and his wife, Eliza. The couple had seven children, so when Joe was killed in 1855 when a horse kicked him, Eliza had her hands full. The home is now an inn, and folks who visit have seen a ghostly woman in white and a Confederate soldier's...
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    EHP Rating: 71.4

    Southern Oaks Inn

    Lavonia, Georgia
    The Southern Oaks Inn was originally a home built by Charles P. Ray in 1918, who died here in an upstairs room, and that's who the current owners believe haunt the place. Apparitions of a man and woman have been seen, and strange footsteps have been heard. Reports from workers here say loaves of...
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    EHP Rating: 71.4

    500 N. Ashley St

    Valdosta, Georgia
    This place, formerly Vito's Pizzeria and Lounge but no longer open for business, was said to be haunted by a former owner who hanged himself on the premises when the building was a private home. Chairs were said to move on their own, and a shadowy apparition was known to shoot through the dining...
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    EHP Rating: 71.4

    Forsyth Park Inn

    Savannah, Georgia
    The inn began as an 1890s private home, and in its early days was owned by Canadian sea captain Aaron Flint “Rudder” Churchill. When he died in theh home, it was converted to a boarding house and then an apartment building. It became an inn in the 1980s. It is said that the captain's...
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    EHP Rating: 70.6

    New American Shakespeare Tavern

    Atlanta, Georgia
    The Shakespeare Tavern is said to be visited by spirits. Witnesses have reported disembodied voices, shadow figures and strange lights. Apparitions seen here include a young boy in an 1800s blue velvet suit, an old man in period clothing, and a woman who moves items around in the women’s dressing...
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    EHP Rating: 70.0

    Grove Point Plantation

    Savannah, Georgia
    At the plantation, folks say you can can hear unexplained voices and see a mysterious mist that may follow...
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    EHP Rating: 70.0

    Bonaventure Cemetery

    Savannah, Georgia
    The cemetery property dates back to a private landowner in the mid-1800s, but was purchased by the city in 1907. It is the spot where naturalist and preservationist John Muir spent several nights in 1867, as he wrote about in his book "A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf," in the chapter "Camping in...
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    EHP Rating: 69.4

    Kennesaw House

    Marietta, Georgia
    Originally built in the 1840s as a cotton warehouse, the place was a makeshift hospital and morgue during the war. Many TV shows have featured this site, where visitors who descended to the basement in the elevator saw an active wartime hospital room. Another ghost reported to reside here is Mrs....
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    EHP Rating: 69.2

    Lumpkin County Courthouse - Dahlonega Gold Museum

    Dahlonega, Georgia
    Dahlonega Gold Museum, inside the 1836 Lumpkin County Courthouse, is haunted by a ghost the staff calls Tommy. He has shown up as a tall figure in a hooded robe, seen on the balcony or through the windows. The stamp mill has inexplicably come on by itself and strange knocking sounds have been heard...
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    EHP Rating: 68.4

    St. Simons Lighthouse

    Saint Simons Island, Georgia
    The St. Simons Island Lighthouse, built in 1872, is said to be haunted. In 1880, lightkeeper Frederick Osborne was shot and killed by his assistant, John Stephens. A 1908 story was told by the current lightkeeper's wife, who was having trouble with the light mechanism while her husband was away. In...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    The Old Cotton Mill

    Jefferson, Georgia
    The Cotton Mill in Jefferson, GA – This old cotton mill has a been shut down for nearly 50 years but has recently undertaken a restoration project turning it into an event center. Workers have seen several unexplainable acts including: -dark objects running at them and then bolt to the...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Telfair Museum of Art

    Savannah, Georgia
    Warning: If you don't wish to upset the ghost who roams here, don't smoke in the building or sit on a chair that is not permitted to be sat upon. If you do, witnesses say you will hear the sound of her footsteps walking rapidly toward you on the marble floors. The ghost is said to be that of the...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Harley Davidson - Savannah

    Savannah, Georgia
    Those shopping for Harleys may experience more than a test ride at this shop. Employees here have reported seeing an apparition wearing a suit and hat upstairs, and the plumbing and electricity are known to work by themselves. [gallery link="file" columns="4"...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    East Bay Inn

    Savannah, Georgia
    The ghost of a former worker named Charlie is said to haunt the inn. He reportedly fell to his death from a third story room and it is alleged that he haunts that room to this day. Room 325 is called Charlie's room and is where most of the haunted happenings are said to occur. He may be heard...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Pope-Walton House

    Atlanta, Georgia
    Although the site, once the Pope-Walton House and then Anthony's Fine Dining, is reported no longer to be in operation, it was rumored to be haunted by Annie Barnett, who was married here in 1882. The sound of ghostly children singing also has been...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Augusta State University

    Augusta, Georgia
    Many ghosts allegedly haunt Augusta State University, including the spirit of Emily Galt, a woman, who over 140 years ago, opted to join her recently deceased soldier fiance by jumping to her death from a window of Bellevue Hall. Emily and her younger sister, Lucy, also etched their names and the...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Ellis Hotel

    Atlanta, Georgia
    In 1946, a fire broke out in what was formerly the Winecoff Hotel, resulting in the deaths of 119 people. While the tragedy led to a reform in fire code safety, some of the victims are said to be here still. Apparitions of frenzied people appear in the halls, screams are heard throughout, and the...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Igbo Landing - Ebos Landing

    Saint Simons Island, Georgia
    This site is said to be haunted by the ghosts of several slaves who committed mass suicide here in 1803, by drowning themselves to protest...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Picnic Cafe

    Dahlonega, Georgia
    The café, built in 1897 by Colonel W.P. Price, is rumored to be haunted by the Colonel himself. An apparition of a lone figure has been seen, although a psychic has determined that the ghost is a female who stands and waits for something...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Hot Dog Heaven

    Woodstock, Georgia
    The prankish ghost at this Hot Dog Heaven location is blamed for turning off the hot dog cooker and hurling buns out of locked bins in the middle of the lunch...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Bourbon Street Grille

    Dahlonega, Georgia
    Ghost stories abounded when this building housed Gabee’s Cajun Kitchen and the Art Cart. Witnesses heard phantom dishes shatter and disembodied footsteps, and chess pieces moved on their own. At the Art Cart stood a chessboard handmade from gourds, with the pieces made to look like Muslims and...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Johnny Mitchell's Smokehouse

    Euharlee, Georgia
    Set in the 1800's settlement of Euharlee, this local smokehouse and barbecue restaurant is rumoured to be haunted by a male settler, who crosses the road at night from a nearby cemetery. He has been seen by staff and diners on several occasions. (Submitted by Callum...