Most Haunted Places in South Carolina

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    EHP Rating: 92.6

    Foster's Tavern

    Spartanburg, South Carolina
    Foster's Tavern is housed in a historic brick gabled building from the early 1800s. Strange sounds have led folks to believe that the tavern may be haunted. Witnesses have heard horses' hooves on the roof, footsteps on the stairs, and...
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    EHP Rating: 91.8

    Jacksonboro Light

    Charleston, South Carolina
    If you walk along Parkers Ferry Road late at night, you might catch a glimpse of a swinging lantern light, said to be carried by the ghost of a preacher who died when he was struck by a train one night while he was out searching for his daughter. What became of the daughter no one knows, but it is...
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    EHP Rating: 90.2

    Summerville Light

    Summerville, South Carolina
    The Summerville Light is believed to be the ghost of a woman who lived here over 100 years ago. Legend has it that she met her husband at the train after work every night, with a lantern to guide them home. He was killed in a logging accident nearby, and apparently, these many years later, the...
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    EHP Rating: 89.5

    Patriots Point Museum - USS Yorktown

    Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
    The USS Yorktown at Patriots Point Museum is an Essex-class aircraft carrier named in honor of the sunken USS Yorktown, destroyed in 1942 during the Battle of Midway. The vessel has been used in films "Tora! Tora! Tora!" and "The Philadelphia Experiment among others. Witnesses, both staff and...
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    EHP Rating: 88.2

    Winthrop University

    Rock Hill, South Carolina
    Tillman Hall at Winthrop University has a bell tower, intricate woodwork, and, some say, a haunted fourth floor. Some suppose the spirits may be linked to the old stocks, still housed in the building, that held the prisoners who built the hall centuries...
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    EHP Rating: 87.5

    Pickens County Museum

    Pickens, South Carolina
    The Pickens County Museum of Art and History, formerly the county jail, is said to be home to the ghost of a boy named Willie Earle who calls out in anguish, "I didn't do it!" So the story goes, in 1944 Willie was blamed for killing a cab driver when, in reality, it was the cab's passenger who...
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    EHP Rating: 86.7

    Coker College

    Hartsville, South Carolina
    At Coker College, a private liberal arts school founded in 1908, a ghostly girl is said to roam in a dorm building. The ghost also is said to cause strange sounds, turn off radios and make alarm clocks ring in the middle of the night. According to campus legend, she hanged herself in an elevator...
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    EHP Rating: 86.4

    Chapel of Ease

    Saint Helena Island, South Carolina
    The Chapel of Ease is reportedly a deserted church, and it's haunted. Rumor has it that when workers attempted to seal its old crypt, its ghostly residents wouldn't have it. The bricks used to seal the opening would be stacked in a neat little pile the next...
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    EHP Rating: 86.4

    Salem Black River Church

    Mayesville, South Carolina
    Salem Black River Church, built in 1846, is believed to be haunted by a ghostly Southern Belle and a sad little boy. Cold spots have been noted by visitors as...
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    EHP Rating: 85.7

    The Grey Man of Pawley's Island

    Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
    Pawley's Island has its own early warning system for hurricanes. Legend has it that a mysterious man dressed all in grey appears to certain individuals or couples and warns them of approaching hurricanes. These tales are usually told after each hurricane, where one lucky couple or family was...
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    EHP Rating: 85.7

    Newberry College

    Newberry, South Carolina
    At Newberry College's Keller Hall, a woman committed suicide by jumping from the bell tower during the Civil War era. She was distraught over the death of her boyfriend in the war. Witnesses have heard phantom screams coming from the tower and seen the woman's apparition up there as well. And at...
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    Kaminski Building

    Georgetown, South Carolina
    The Kaminski Building is one of two that house Georgetown’s Rice Museum. The 1842 Kaminski Building was a retail store for many years. Witnesses at the museum have heard footsteps, including one set that sounds like it has a peg-leg, in the art gallery. It is also believed that an antique...
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    EHP Rating: 85.7

    Rice Hope Plantation

    Moncks Corner, South Carolina
    Mistress Chicken is the name of this plantation's resident ghost. She rocks in a rocking chair inside the Heron Room. It is said that she exists to comfort a child who once lived at this plantation and was once tied to a tombstone by a nasty schoolmaster as punishment. The schoolmaster forgot about...
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    EHP Rating: 85.7

    Old Sheldon Church Ruins

    Yemassee, South Carolina
    The Old Sheldon Church was housed in a church built in the mid-1700s. The British burned it in 1779, during the Revolutionary War, but was rebuilt in 1826, only to be burned again in the Civil War. It is said to be haunted by an unknown Pilgrim woman in a brown dress. Her apparition has been seen...
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    EHP Rating: 85.7

    Inn At Merridun

    Union, South Carolina
    The Inn at Merridun is haunted by friendly ghosts, former residents T.C. and Fannie Duncan, who leave pennies as housewarming gifts. Their rose-scented perfume and cigar smoke can be detected when the ghosts are around. Another haunt in residence is Mary Anne Wallace, sister of a former owner,...
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    EHP Rating: 84.6

    The Hermitage

    Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
    Wealthy Dr. Allard Flagg moved into the Hermitage in 1849 and invited his sister, the beautiful Alice Flagg, to live there with him. Alice fell in love with a young lumberman, but Dr. Flagg didn't approve of the match and sent him away. Angry with her brother, Alice disregarded his wishes and met...
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    EHP Rating: 83.8

    Bingham's Light

    Latta, South Carolina
    Binghams's Light is believed to be the lantern of the ghost of a man named Bingham who was killed by a train. Some say he appears as a warning or that the ghost is searching for his lost...
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    EHP Rating: 83.3

    Talvande Mansion - Swords Gate House

    Charleston, South Carolina
    This very old house, now a private home, was a boarding school for teenage girls in the 1800s. When one of the girls eloped, damaging the school's reputation, Headmistress Madame Talvande turned the school into a fortress and watched the girls very closely. It is said that she still lingers there,...
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    EHP Rating: 83.3

    Charleston Naval Shipyard

    North Charleston, South Carolina
    At the Charleston Naval Base, the apparition of a slave girl has been noticed in a clump of...
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    EHP Rating: 83.3

    Chiquola Club Hotel

    Anderson, South Carolina
    The apparition of a nun in a habit has been by staff and guests on several occasions throughout the hotel building. (Submitted by Callum...
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    EHP Rating: 82.8

    Old Charleston Jail

    Charleston, South Carolina
    The Old City Jail, built in 1802 and in operation until 1939, today is used by the American College of the Building Arts (ACBA) as a laboratory and classroom. In its day, it housed many infamous criminals, including Lavinia Fisher, the first female mass murderer. It is believed to be haunted, and...
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    EHP Rating: 82.8

    Montrose Cemetery - Lowthers Hill Cemetery

    Darlington, South Carolina
    Montrose Cemetery, aka Lowthers Hill Cemetery, is very old and spooky, according to witnesses who describe feelings of fear and nausea on the grounds. The cemetery was so old and run down that a mass marker was placed outside naming the known burials inside. Some say a murderer brought children...
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    EHP Rating: 82.6

    Poinsett Bridge

    Travelers Rest, South Carolina
    The 1820 Poinsett Bridge, named for Joel Roberts Poinsett, was is one of the oldest in the state. It has a 14-foot Gothic arch and is no longer in use, and is rumored to be haunted. Folks say the ghost of a slave who was once hanged here may let out a loud scream and cause visitors' cars not to...
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    EHP Rating: 82.4

    All Saints Episcopal Church Cemetery

    Pawleys Island, South Carolina
    All Saints Episcopal Church has stood here since 1739, and its cemetery, haunted by a ghost named Alice, dates from 1822. Alice is buried beneath an oak tree under a flat gravestone bearing the name ALICE. Local legend says that those who walk around her grave 13 times backwards and call her name...
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    EHP Rating: 82.1

    Magnolia Plantation and Gardens

    Charleston, South Carolina
    Featured on an episode of TV's Ghost Hunters, the Magnolia Plantation is rumored to be haunted. The plantation has been owned by the same family since 1680; the investigation turned up unexplained music, a young girl's voice, a cough, and a woman's voice that asked "What are you...
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    EHP Rating: 81.8

    Summerville Cemetery and Mausoleum

    Summerville, South Carolina
    Summerville Cemetery and Mausoleum is also called Park Cemetery by some locals. Witnesses say a child, possibly one buried here named Jessie Blue Hyatt, has been heard crying here. Some visitors also report a phantom smell of smoke and a feeling of difficulty...
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    EHP Rating: 81.8

    Old Exchange Building

    Charleston, South Carolina
    Rumor has it that the historic Old Exchange Building is haunted, and witnesses claim to have seen swinging chains and orbs in the basement, reportedly once inhabited by the pirate Blackbeard. Cold spots and doors that shut by themselves have been witnessed...
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    EHP Rating: 81.3

    Poogan's Porch

    Charleston, South Carolina
    The restaurant called Poogan’s Porch is housed in a 1888 home. Poogan was a friendly neighborhood stray dog who started to hang out on the porch when the restaurant opened, and he was adopted by the owner. Eventually Poogan passed away, and his little grave sits on the property. The restaurant is...
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    EHP Rating: 81.3

    Fort Jackson

    Columbia, South Carolina
    The United States Army installation Fort Jackson, named for U.S. Army General and President Andrew Jackson, is said to be haunted. At its artillery range, the ghost of a female soldier rumored to have killed herself in a latrine appears with a hole in her helmet. And in the B Company 369th AG...
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    EHP Rating: 80.0

    DuPre House

    Georgetown, South Carolina
    Reports say the DuPre house was once a bed-and-breakfast, but currently may be empty and up for sale. The house was built around 1740 and is said to have two ghosts in residence: a woman and her daughter, both from the Civil War era. Their spirits have been seen and heard here, and are believed to...
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    EHP Rating: 80.0

    Rutledge Victorian Guest House

    Charleston, South Carolina
    At Rutledge Victorian Guesthouse, the ghost of a young girl who perished in a fire years ago is said to reside. She makes herself known by turning lights on and off and peering in from a window over the stairs. The smell smoke can be evident when the ghost is around. [gallery columns="2"...
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    Longstreet Theatre

    Columbia, South Carolina
    Longstreet Theatre was once a Civil War hospital, and rumor has it that the room that serves as the green room is the former morgue. Cold spots, uneasy feelings, apparitions and strange noises have been reported in the...
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    EHP Rating: 79.2

    Rosemary Hall

    North Augusta, South Carolina
    At this 1902 inn, a resident ghost watches over the place. The ghost is believed to be Mrs. Jackson, wife of original owner James U. Jackson. She has been seen in Room 205 and also walking up and down the main stairs. Other strange things happen here as well: Objects disappear only to turn up in...
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    EHP Rating: 78.8

    Holley House - Hotel Aiken

    Aiken, South Carolina
    The Hotel Aiken, housed in an 1878 hotel building, is haunted--especially on the second floor. Witnesses have heard whispering, crying and screaming from empty rooms, and seen shadow figures flit past. Toilets flush and doors open and close by themselves, and ghosts play tricks with the...
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    EHP Rating: 78.6

    Converse College

    Spartanburg, South Carolina
    The late-1800s Converse College has a few haunted buildings, including the Williams Dorm, said to have a ghostly boy near its laundry room who will play catch with a ball, and Hazel B. Abbott Theatre, haunted by Miss Hazel herself. The Wilson Hall has a ghost with red eyes, and Pell Hall has a...
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    EHP Rating: 78.6

    St. Philip's Graveyard

    Charleston, South Carolina
    St. Philip's Graveyard is adjacent to the historic St. Philip's Episcopal Church, established in 1680. Among those buried here are Southern writer DuBose Heyward, former U.S. vice president John C. Calhoun, and other politicians form the country's early days. An apparition of a woman crying over a...
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    EHP Rating: 78.3

    Old Gunn - Prince Frederick's Episcopal Church

    Georgetown, South Carolina
    Construction of the church was begun in 1859, but screeched to a halt when the lead architect Mr. Gunn slipped on the steep roof and fell to his death. Folks have seen Mr. Gunn's ghost around the ruins of the church and tower and heard his scream, and locals say they've seen lights moving in the...
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    EHP Rating: 77.8

    Joseph Johnson House - The Castle

    Beaufort, South Carolina
    The Castle is the 1850 Italian Renaissance home of Dr. Joseph Johnson, and it is rumored to be haunted. Its legend centers around the ghost of a dwarf named Gauche, who was a jester brought to the area by the French explorer Jean Ribaut in 1562. Gauche's apparition has been seen by folks as far...
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    EHP Rating: 77.8

    All Saints Cemetery

    Pawleys Island, South Carolina
    The ghost story in this cemetery centers on beautiful Alice Flagg, the sister of the weatlhy Dr. Allard Flagg who moved into the Hermitage in 1849. Alice fell in love with a young lumberman, but Dr. Flagg didn't approve of the match and sent him away. Angry with her brother, Alice disregarded his...
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    EHP Rating: 77.3

    Georgetown Light

    Georgetown, South Carolina
    The 72-foot tall lighthouse, built around 1812, is said to be haunted by Annie, the daughter of a former lightkeeper who was a widower who was raising the 7- or 8-year-old on his own. One day as the two were returning to the lighthouse with supplies, a violent storm hit. Their tiny boat began to...
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    EHP Rating: 76.9

    Capt. John Blakeney Cemetery

    Pageland, South Carolina
    At Capt. John Blakeney Cemetery, rumor has it that the ghosts of the Blakeney family will sometimes appear to visitors. The family emigrated here from Ireland, and some of its members fought in the Civil...
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    EHP Rating: 75.9

    Cry Baby Bridge

    Anderson, South Carolina
    One of the most famous cry baby bridges in the state, the iron construction still sits alongside a modern concrete bridge connecting two sides of the county. Passer-by's claim to have seen a lady in a white dress on the old bridge, looking for someone. She vanishes when approached. (Submitted...
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    Dock Street Theatre

    Charleston, South Carolina
    The 1736 Dock Street Theater is said to be haunted by Nettie Dickerson, who came to town around 1840. She was 25, an old spinster by the day's standards, and although she was intelligent and attractive, no men would take her for a wife. Heartbroken, she got a church clerk job and lived alone, until...
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    University of South Carolina

    Columbia, South Carolina
    The University of South Carolina is said to be haunted by quite a few spirits. The library is said to be visited by former President McKissick, and ghostly soldiers and a spectral woman with long dark hair have been spotted at the DeSaussure College building. The woman is believed to be the...
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    Cottageville Cemetery

    Cottageville, South Carolina
    A local legend surrounds Cottageville Cemetery. It says that those who drive around the cemetery three times, then drive into its center and flash their lights three times, will see the deceased leave their graves, walk around, and throw...
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    EHP Rating: 75.0

    Old Post Office

    Aiken, South Carolina
    This historic post office has many legends associated with it, and is rumoured to be one of the most haunted buildings in town. In the postmasters office, there is a ladder that leads to secret passages in the ceiling of the building, which the postmaster himself used to spy on employees. Visitors...
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    Mansfield Plantation

    Georgetown, South Carolina
    The Mansfield Plantation dates back to the early 18th century, and includes a bed and breakfast. Local ghost hunters claim that they recorded EVPs in the North Guest House that said "don't leave me". ...
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    EHP Rating: 72.7

    Children's Graveyard - Duncan Chapel Methodist Church Cemetery

    Greenville, South Carolina
    Duncan Chapel Methodist Church, built in the 1850s, has a cemetery known as the Children's Graveyard. The road to get there is across from a McDonalds. Apparently the cemetery is older than the church, as the dates on the gravestones are said to range from the late 1700s to the late 1800s. Folks...
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    Old Hester Store

    Easley, South Carolina
    The Old Hester Store was built in 1893 by William Hester and is now taken care of by the Palmetto Trust for Historic Preservation and Pickens County Historical Society. It is said to be haunted by the ghost of an African-American man who was hanged in the back of the store. His apparition has been...
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    EHP Rating: 71.4

    Bethabara Baptist Church Cemetery

    Cross Hill, South Carolina
    Bethabara Baptist Church Cemetery is home to the ghost of a Civil War soldier whose marker cross glows about three times per year. The cross also is said to inexplicably change color several times a...
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    EHP Rating: 71.4

    Waterman-Kaminski House

    Georgetown, South Carolina
    This house from around 1770 has a couple of sad ghost stories attached to it. As one goes, a little boy, age 8, was left in the care of the owners while the rest of his family took a trip. The family was lost at sea, and the little boy died of grief in the house. His ghost is said to appear...
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    EHP Rating: 71.4

    Belmont Inn

    Abbeville, South Carolina
    This historic hotel dates back to the turn of the twentieth century, and served as luxurious railroad accommodation for visitors to the town. Guests staying in the hotel have reported weird occurrences in various rooms of the hotel, including an entity that opens and closes doors. (Submitted by...
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    EHP Rating: 70.0

    Church of the Holy Cross Cemetery

    Sumter, South Carolina
    The ghost of a Confederate soldier strolls through the Church of the Holy Cross Cemetery, sometimes joined by the apparition of a woman who has been known to sit with her legs crossed in a tree with low-hanging...
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    EHP Rating: 70.0

    Spartanburg Community College - Evans Building

    Spartanburg, South Carolina
    The Evans Building was Frank Evans High School in the 1920s but is now the Evans Academic Center of Spartanburg Community College. Not only can footsteps be heard in the hallways, but witnesses say late at night on the old basketball court, you can sometimes hear the dribbling and sneaker squeaks...
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    EHP Rating: 70.0

    Graniteville Cemetery

    Graniteville, South Carolina
    Rumor has it that a witch ghost appears late at night here, putting flowers on the graves of children. Witnesses claim to have experienced lots of eerie things here, from screams, gunshots and laughter to the dead reaching up and grabbing visitors'...
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    EHP Rating: 69.2

    John D. Long Lake

    Union, South Carolina
    John D. Long Lake is the spot where Susan Smith killed her children by strapping them into her vehicle and rolling it into the lake, claiming her kids were kidnapped by a carjacker. Folks who have visited the monument erected to them here claim to have heard children's laughter and seen...
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    EHP Rating: 69.2

    Juxa Plantation - Gregory Plantation

    Union, South Carolina
    Juxa Plantation, formerly the Gregory Plantation, is no longer an inn but a private residence. Original owner Jehu Gregory was once said to haunt the place. His ghost was seen most often in the on-site family cemetery. But so the tale goes, after the repair of some tombstones, Jehu never made...
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    EHP Rating: 68.8

    Fort Sumter

    Charleston, South Carolina
    Fort Sumter is said to be haunted by a soldier's ghost. On April 13, Union Army Major Robert Anderson surrendered Fort Sumter to the Confederates. He ordered a final 100-gun salute to the Union flag, and on the 47th shot, a gun misfired and killed Union Soldier Daniel Hough. Since then, witnesses...
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    EHP Rating: 68.8

    Molly's Rock Picnic Area

    Newberry, South Carolina
    At Flag Lake (which is no longer a lake, by the way), Molly’s Rock is rumored to be a hot spot for the strange and unexpected. Reports say on a nearby hill stands a cemetery that has an entire row of grave markers for deceased who committed suicide. Witnesses visiting the area have reported...
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    EHP Rating: 68.2

    Litchfield Plantation

    Pawleys Island, South Carolina
    This plantation's history dates back to 1740, and its most famous ghost is Dr. Henry Tucker, a member of one of the last families to own the plantation in the late 1800s. His apparition has been seen in the Blue Room, and he is said to be a friendly spirit. Other odd occurrences here have been...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Fairfield County Museum

    Winnsboro, South Carolina
    Fairfield County Museum is housed in a former 1832 home. It is said to be haunted by two soldiers' ghosts, and an apparition of an elderly lady has been seen as well. Witnesses also have reported unexplained noises, footsteps, and extension cords that moved along the ground by themselves....
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Brentwood Bistro

    Little River, South Carolina
    This place has been on Haunted America, National Geographic Haunted, and several other media projects. Faces, shadows, orbs and all manner of strange things are seen by staff and visitors...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    This Whole House

    Summerville, South Carolina
    This Whole House is a tearoom that's rumored to be haunted by a ghost named Mary Helen. The building dates as far back as 1875 and was once, allegedly, a brothel. Paranormal activity includes the sound of breaking dishes in the kitchen and objects being moved by unseen hands. Also, some folks have...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Lydia Mill Ruins

    Clinton, South Carolina
    Dating as far back as the early 1900s, Lydia Mill, now in ruins, had housing on-site for its employees. Now a headless female ghost roams the premises, seen around the railroad tracks or in the mill...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Meeting Street Inn

    Charleston, South Carolina
    Rooms 303 and 107 are said to be haunted. The ghost of 303 has not been seen but apparently likes to play tricks with the doors. In room 107 there are reports of a female apparition....
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Graves near Lincoln Village

    Hartsville, South Carolina
    According to local tales, an overgrown and haunted graveyard stands adjacent to the abandoned Lincoln Village apartment complex, in the wooded area at the northwest corner of the complex. Caution: The graves are sunken and the ground is soft; graves here may be...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Prospect Church

    Patrick, South Carolina
    According to local legend, on moonlit nights at Prospect Church, those who park in the last parking space on the right side of the church and peer at the last window on the second story will see a ghost who moves the curtains violently as if in a struggle...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    West End Cemetery

    Newberry, South Carolina
    The Bride Of West End is said to haunt West End Cemetery. She's an apparition of a melancholy bride who has been seen sitting in trees, standing near her grave, or walking in the nearby fields. Rumor has it she has been waiting long years for her lover to take her to their wedding...
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    Jasmine House Inn

    Charleston, South Carolina
    According to reports, a guest in the Chrysanthemum Room awoke to find a woman's ghost standing near his bed. The guest said that the ghost didn't want him to leave the inn. To show her displeasure at his leaving, she tore up his newspaper into tiny pieces and left them all over the room's...
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    Beth Elohim Cemetery

    Georgetown, South Carolina
    Tales told about this, the second oldest Jewish cemetery in the state, center around best friends Pauline Moses and Eliza Munnerlyn. The two girls had planned to be married on the same day at the same time, but in different locations. However, both the girls caught yellow fever and died a few days...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Heriot-Tarbox House

    Georgetown, South Carolina
    Built around 1765, this is the house where the legendary Theodosia Burr Alston, daughter of United States Vice President Aaron Burr and wife of South Carolina Governor Joseph Alston stayed in 1812 before the ship on which she was traveling disappeared. Her ghost has been seen all along the...
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    Henning-Miller House

    Georgetown, South Carolina
    Built around 1760, some say this house has a ghost on its staircase. Rumor has it that when the British took over the home during the American Revolution, one of the officers fell down the stairs when he heard the daughter mention that Patriot hero Francis "Swamp Fox" Marion was in town. The...
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    Annie's Inn Bed and Breakfast

    Aiken, South Carolina
    This early-1800s inn is said to be haunted by the ghost of a little girl who wanders in the halls calling out for her mama....
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Battery Carriage House Inn

    Charleston, South Carolina
    If you are looking for a haunted room, you might try room 8 of the Battery Carriage House Inn. Many guests claim to have been awakened in the middle of the night by an apparition that is described as being a headless torso. Room 10 also has quite a haunted reputation, with a scandalous ghost who...
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    Wigg-Barnwell House

    Beaufort, South Carolina
    This historic colonial house served as a hospital during the civil war, and is rumoured to be haunted. Visitors claim to have heard strange noises, have felt cold spots and have seen the apparition of a soldier. (Submitted by Callum...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Abbewood Bed and Breakfast Inn

    Abbeville, South Carolina
    This elegant bed and breakfast inn is rumoured to date back to the civil war era, and is supposedly haunted by a soldier who hanged himself in the attic. Guests who have stayed in the inn report feeling cold spots in the attic, and have felt an eerie presence. Others have reported an entity that...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Abbeville County Museum

    Abbeville, South Carolina
    The historic jail building now serves as the county museum, and dates back to the civil war era. The third floor of the jailhouse is believed to be the most haunted, as the worst prisoners were housed here. Staff claim to have run into a friendly African American prisoner named Earl on the upper...
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    EHP Rating: 64.3

    Redcliffe Plantation

    Beech Island, South Carolina
    Redcliffe Plantation is said to be haunted by former 1800s owner Sen. James Hammond. Rumor has it that if you go near a certain field with only three trees, strange things will begin to...
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    EHP Rating: 62.5

    Morgan-Ginsler House

    Georgetown, South Carolina
    This building was once used as a Civil War hospital for Union soldiers. Some folks say the strange sounds that come from the dining room are the sounds of Satan forcing the souls of the soldiers who died there to relive their last miserable...
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    EHP Rating: 62.5

    White Point Garden

    Charleston, South Carolina
    Aka The Battery, White Park Gardens is said to be home to some spirits of pirates that were hanged here long ago. Rumor has it the ghosts walk through the park looking for their...
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    EHP Rating: 62.5

    Charleston Harley Davidson - Bicycle Shoppe

    Charleston, South Carolina
    Formerly Charleston Harley-Davidson, the Bicycle Shoppe is rumored to be haunted by a good and an evil spirit. Witnesses have noticed a strong, sweet fragrance in certain places on the premises. [gallery columns="2" link="file" size="medium"...
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    Price House Cottage

    Summerville, South Carolina
    It is said that the ghost who resides here likes to make off with nice jewelry. The owner himself has had a pair of sapphire cufflinks go missing, and to add to the mystery, his daughter lost a ring that later turned up in an old...
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    EHP Rating: 60.0

    Chester Little Theatre

    Chester, South Carolina
    Perhaps as early as 1913, Chester Little Theatre was known as the Dreamland Theatre. Sometime in its long history, something must have happened to render it a hot spot for supernatural activity: Witnesses here claim to have seen apparitions and heard strange...
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    EHP Rating: 60.0

    New Salem Church Cemetery

    Taylors, South Carolina
    At the New Salem Baptist Church Graveyard, visitors have reported unexplained moving lights, voices, temperature anomalies, eerie feelings, touches from something unseen, and other strange...
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    EHP Rating: 60.0

    Cleland House

    Georgetown, South Carolina
    Built in 1737, the house has a story to go along with its ghost. So it goes, Anne Withers, a possible relation of the John Withers listed on the historical marker in front of the house as one of the owners, fell in love with a sea captain. He once brought her an ancient Egyptian bracelet with a...
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    EHP Rating: 60.0

    Abbeville Welcome Center

    Abbeville, South Carolina
    This historic building dates back to the 1870's, and was formerly the town bank. The apparition reported here is that of a young boy, who has been seen staring down into the street and has even been known to follow staff throughout the hallways. (Submitted by Callum...
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    EHP Rating: 60.0

    Trinity Episcopal Church

    Abbeville, South Carolina
    This gothic church, dating back to 1842, is believed to be haunted by Elizabeth Marshall, whose husband died during the Second Battle of Manassas in 1862. Visitors to the church have reported seeing the apparition of a woman in an old-fashioned dress walking amongst the pews, while others claim...
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    EHP Rating: 57.1

    Abbeville Opera House

    Abbeville, South Carolina
    Abbeville Opera House is believed to be haunted by the spirit of a woman. Her apparition has been seen applauding in the balcony, wearing a period dress. Now, the theater keeps the seat open for her, should she ever want to return. The lady is believed to be an actress who became ill on a train...
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    EHP Rating: 57.1

    Rock Presbyterian Church Cemetery

    Greenwood, South Carolina
    Rock Presbyterian Church Cemetery is an old graveyard where folks say disembodied singing is heard, white mists or figures materialize, and blue spots are said to appear in the house...
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    EHP Rating: 55.6

    Clifton Mill No. 2

    Spartanburg, South Carolina
    Clifton Mill No. 2 was a textile mill built in 1888 and demolished in 2013. When the abandoned buildings still stood here, folks claimed they were haunted. Reports came in of the sound of ghostly footsteps and doors that were suddenly flung open by something...
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    EHP Rating: 55.0

    Pelican Inn

    Pawleys Island, South Carolina
    The two ghosts who haunt this inn are of the canine kind. An elderly caretaker here once owned two Boston terriers, and legend has it that one of them swam out in the surf to save a little boy's life. The dog soon passed away, and the other dog died of loneliness. Both dogs have been seen and heard...
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    EHP Rating: 52.6

    Devenger Road Bridge

    Greer, South Carolina
    Local legend tells us that one Halloween night, a woman and her kids were killed on the Devenger Road Bridge when their car was hit by a truck. The woman had stopped the car to retrieve something from her trunk. Now folks say the woman's ghost will push you backward to safety if you park your car...
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    EHP Rating: 52.4

    Three Bridges Road

    Powdersville, South Carolina
    Three Bridges Road is known to ghost enthusiasts as the place where Eloise, a Civil War-era slave, roams. So her story goes, Union soldiers killed Eloise's master nearby, and the distraught slave woman was reluctant to leave her master's body. When soldiers found her there mourning his death, they...
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    EHP Rating: 50.0

    Boone Hall Plantation

    Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
    Boone Hall Plantation, in operation since the late 1600s, is said to be haunted by a soldier. His apparition has been seen attempting to remove a bullet from an injured fellow...
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    EHP Rating: 50.0

    Spartanburg Methodist College

    Spartanburg, South Carolina
    Spartanburg Methodist College is home to a ghost of a student who committed suicide by jumping out a window. Witnesses have seen his apparition in the halls or standing by the window from which he...
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    EHP Rating: 50.0

    Sansbury Cemetery

    Timmonsville, South Carolina
    Different from the Sansbury Hill Cemetery, also in Timmonsville, the Sansbury Cemetery is an eerie place where unexplained noises, including a baby crying, have been reported. Folks also have reported feelings of despair and fear here, but giving the surroundings, this is may not be...
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    EHP Rating: 50.0

    Wedgefield Plantation

    Georgetown, South Carolina
    The headless ghost of a beheaded British soldier is said to appear here, wandering about holidng a pistol and feeling around for his head. Along with him come the sounds of war, clattering and hoofbeats. The war sounds are often a precursor to the ghost's...
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    EHP Rating: 50.0

    Yeamans Hall

    Hanahan, South Carolina
    According to local lore, the spirit of Mary Hyrne haunts this building where she once lived. She appears as a little lady in a period black dress with a white...
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    EHP Rating: 50.0

    Anderson Muncipal Business Center

    Anderson, South Carolina
    The origin of the haunting within this building is unknown, but staff working late hours claimed to have seen a shadowy figure materialising and disappear throughout the entire edifice. (Submitted by Callum...
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    EHP Rating: 50.0

    1790 House Bed and Breakfast Inn

    Georgetown, South Carolina
    Although this building no longer operates as a B&B, back in the day it was said that a rocking chair in the "Rice Planter's Room" would often rock back and forth without anyone ever touching it....