Haunted Places in Thaxton, Mississippi



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    Save-a-Lot

    Pontotoc, Mississippi

    9.9 miles from Thaxton, MS

    Employees claim that it is haunted.


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    Rowan Oak

    Oxford, Mississippi

    20.1 miles from Thaxton, MS

    Even the name of William Faulkner's home is an ode to the mythic. Legend has it that Faulkner still haunts the rooms and grounds of Rowan Oak.


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    St. Anthony Hall - Delta Psi

    Thaxton, Mississippi

    21 miles from Thaxton, MS

    Reportedly haunted by a former frat boy.


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    Lyric Theatre

    Tupelo, Mississippi

    27.2 miles from Thaxton, MS

    Staff of the Lyric Theatre have nicknamed their ghost "Antoine'. He is a mostly benevolent entity who apparently entertains himself by moving things around and humming. Sometimes his footsteps can be heard throughout the theater. Some people believe that he is possibly the ghost of a ...


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    Cinemark Theatre

    Tupelo, Mississippi

    27.2 miles from Thaxton, MS

    The most famous ghost haunting the Theatre is a ghost named Lola who is often seen doing work-like activities.


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    Asbury Cemetery

    Houston, Mississippi

    28.3 miles from Thaxton, MS

    Reported at this graveyard have been many strange phenomena, such as an intense feeling of being watched, the sound of unexplained voices, and a sudden urge to flee quickly from the site. Many car accidents are said to have happened because people were trying to flee as fast as they ...


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    Gregg Hamilton House

    Aberdeen, Mississippi

    49.5 miles from Thaxton, MS

    A former resident at this historic house reported seeing the apparition of an elderly African American maid in a black dress on many occasions. She was regarded as a kindly presence, and would often help those in distress. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Mount Pisgah Cemetery

    Fulton, Mississippi

    50.5 miles from Thaxton, MS

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


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    Grenada Masonic Temple

    Grenada, Mississippi

    50.9 miles from Thaxton, MS

    The masonic temple was built on the site of the former historic Angevine House, and visitors to the building have reported seeing the apparition of a glaring sea captain on the upper levels of the building. Staff here have also heard voices late at night when there is no one ...


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    Generals' Quarters Inn

    Corinth, Mississippi

    57.5 miles from Thaxton, MS

    This historic inn is haunted according to guests staying on the second floor. A variety of paranormal activity has been reported, including ghostly voices, doors opening and closing of their own accord and lights going out for no apparent reason. Much of this activity has been attributed to a ...


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    Waverly Plantation

    West Point, Mississippi

    64 miles from Thaxton, MS

    The Waverly is haunted by the ghost of a young girl who is apparently searching for her mother and also by a man in military uniform who is prone to appearing in mirrors. Objects move of their own accord.


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    Magnolia Manor Bed and Breakfast

    Bolivar, Tennessee

    66.6 miles from Thaxton, MS

    Built in 1849, this manor house has a ghost, or several, residing within. Every room has been known to presence of ghosts. In Annie's Room, the motion detectors go off and voices are heard when no one is there. A male and a female apparition have been seen in the ...


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    Three Legged Lady Road - Nash Road

    Columbus, Mississippi

    68.7 miles from Thaxton, MS

    The three-legged lady is an urban legend unique to Mississippi. There are numerous variations of exactly who the three-legged lady was, and how she came by her three legs. They generally involve the death of a lover/husband which results in her sewing her dead lover's leg onto her ...


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    Highland House

    Columbus, Mississippi

    70.2 miles from Thaxton, MS

    The early-1900s Highland House, no longer in operation as an inn, was said to be haunted by the ghost of a housekeeper who set fire to the master's previous house after he turned away her advances. Witnesses have heard voices and seen doors open and close on their own.


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    Wisteria Mansion

    Columbus, Mississippi

    70.5 miles from Thaxton, MS

    The current and previous owners of the house have reported seeing a man in a white shirt rushing past the kitchen window towards the front door, however when they open the door, the man has vanished. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Temple Heights Mansion

    Columbus, Mississippi

    70.5 miles from Thaxton, MS

    Temple Heights Mansion was built in 1837 by General Richard T. Brownrigg and changed owners several times until retired Methodist minister named J.H. Kennebrew moved in with his wife and five children: Daisy, Laura, Jessie, Ruth and Elizabeth. It is Elizabeth who is said to haunt the house now. Her ...


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    Princess Theatre

    Columbus, Mississippi

    70.8 miles from Thaxton, MS

    The theatre has been renovated from a theatre to a cinema several times, which has caused unrest among the spirits that reside here. They include the former owner of the theatre and the ghost of a shadowy figure who likes to stand on the theatre balcony. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Lincoln House Bed and Breakfast

    Columbus, Mississippi

    71 miles from Thaxton, MS

    This house was the first residence of the Columbus mayor back when it was built in 1833. The has been restored, and is now a bed and breakfast. Guests have reported strange occurrences here, such as he apparition of a lady in a white dress and a hovering cloud that ...


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    Callaway Hall - Mississippi University for Women

    Columbus, Mississippi

    71.1 miles from Thaxton, MS

    Reportedly haunted by a ghost named Mary.


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    Friendship Cemetery

    Columbus, Mississippi

    71.4 miles from Thaxton, MS

    In the area where the Civil War graves are the ghost of a Confederate soldier has been seen roaming between the graves.


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    Blackwell Manor

    Bartlett, Tennessee

    73.6 miles from Thaxton, MS

    This historic mansion is believed to be haunted by the apparition of a former owner, who has been seen roaming the house after dark. He has also been known to slam doors and turn on all the lights in the house. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Armstrong Road - Railway Tracks

    Columbus, Mississippi

    74.5 miles from Thaxton, MS

    Reported to be haunted by the ghost of a woman who committed suicide by train after her husband died in an accident on the tracks.


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    The Inn At Hunt-Phelan

    Memphis, Tennessee

    75.5 miles from Thaxton, MS

    Built around 1830, this inn is said to be haunted by a servant of the former owners, the Hunts. Before the Hunts fled the house to escape a yellow fever epidemic in 1873, they entrusted their servant, Nathan Wilson, with a chest of gold to pay for the home's upkeep. ...


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    Shiloh National Military Park

    Shiloh, Tennessee

    75.6 miles from Thaxton, MS

    The 1862 Battle of Shiloh meant death for thousands of soldiers, several of whom are rumored to still haunt the battlefield. Many tales and legends surround the battlefield, and visitors may see apparitions and hear phantom gunshots, drumming, footsteps, and voices. The nearby pond is said to occasionally turn red, ...


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    Woodruff-Fontaine House

    Memphis, Tennessee

    75.7 miles from Thaxton, MS

    This historic 1870s mansion, now a house museum, is said to be haunted by Molly Woodruff. The Rose Room was once her bedroom, and it is said that visitors to her room can feel her presence. It is also reported that a witness once heard her say "My bed doesn't ...


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    Earnestine and Hazel's Bar

    Memphis, Tennessee

    75.9 miles from Thaxton, MS

    Earnestine and Hazel's Bar is rumored to have more than liquid spirits. Folks have reported apparitions on stairwells and in dark corners, and the jukebox always seems to play the song that best fits the situation, all by itself.


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    National Ornamental Metal Museum

    Memphis, Tennessee

    76 miles from Thaxton, MS

    Housing a large collection of contemporary metalwork, the National Ornamental Metal Museum has roughly 3000 items on permanent display, not counting traveling exhibitions. Its four buildings were once a Marine hospital in the late 1800s and then a Civil War hospital, consisting of a nurse’s quarters, a doctor’s quarters, soldiers’ ...


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    Orpheum Theatre

    Memphis, Tennessee

    76.1 miles from Thaxton, MS

    Built in 1928, the still-operation theater is said to be haunted by many ghosts, but the two most well-known are Mary and a masked figure. Mary, age 9, wears a white dress and pigtails, and is said to have died in a car accident in front of the theater. She ...


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    Blues Hound Apartments

    Clarksdale, Mississippi

    79.9 miles from Thaxton, MS

    The historic apartment building was a former hospital, and at least two apparitions have been seen in the apartments. The first is a ghostly black cat, that has been seen jumping from an upstairs window before vanishing. The second is the apparition of a tall man, who has been seen ...


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    Abandoned Butcher's Shop

    Russellville, Alabama

    81.8 miles from Thaxton, MS

    Not much info on this, apart from the fact that it is an old, abandoned butcher's shop on the side of this dirt road, about 1.5 miles south from Fletcher Road. See map for precise location. Locals get an eerie feeling around this building.


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    Magnolia Hill Bed and Breakfast

    Helena-West Helena, Arkansas

    81.9 miles from Thaxton, MS

    Magnolia Hill Bed and Breakfast dates to around 1900 and was home to Confederate Captain Charles Moore Sr. Featured on TV's Extreme Ghost Hunters, witnesses and paranormalists have reported unexplained noises, voices, and other eerie phenomena.


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    Bethel Cumberland Presbyterian - Bethel Assembly of God

    Atoka, Tennessee

    83.7 miles from Thaxton, MS

    Bethel Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery (Bethel Assembly of God) dates back to the mid-1800s. Sources say it has a separate are for criminals and one for children. Witnesses have reported ghostly voices, lights, shadow people, and evil growls from the surrounding forest. What's more, legend has it that the cemetery ...


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    Winston House

    Tuscumbia, Alabama

    89.2 miles from Thaxton, MS

    In 1874, a tornado took the life of lady of the house Judith Winston, who was crushed beneath rubble. Her sons pulled her from the wreckage, but she died in the front bedroom on the eastern side. Since 1982, the 1824 house has been a museum and event space. Mrs. ...


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    City Cemetery

    Kosciusko, Mississippi

    89.8 miles from Thaxton, MS

    Apparently a grave which is adorned with a statue of the deceased is said to cry. And it isn't condensation either, really.


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    Ghost Bridge

    Florence, Alabama

    90.1 miles from Thaxton, MS

    Properly called Jackson Ford Bridge, there are currently plans to demolish the bridge due to vandalism and decay making for a safety hazard. Of course if people start dying, that will just add to its reputation as a haunted spot, so possibly Darwinism should be allowed to take place ...


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    Forks of Cypress

    Florence, Alabama

    90.6 miles from Thaxton, MS

    This private property houses the infamous ghost bridge that has numerous claims of haunting. People claim to hear singing and voices in the area surrounding the property and some claim they have seen the apparition of a woman walking the grounds.


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    Norton Auditorium - University of North Alabama

    Florence, Alabama

    91.9 miles from Thaxton, MS

    A ghost named George is said to live here, a former construction worker who fell from a scaffold as the place was being built.


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    Off Campus Book Store - University of North Alabama

    Florence, Alabama

    92 miles from Thaxton, MS

    Locals tell a story that this building once was occupied by a young girl, Molly, who died in the 1930s or 1940s. Molly was bittem by her puppy, which had contracted rabies. Her ghost is said to look down from the upstairs window.


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    Robert M. Guillot University Center

    Florence, Alabama

    92 miles from Thaxton, MS

    Reportedly haunted by the ghost of a woman who hanged herself back in the day when the Center was a teaching college. Supposedly you can still hear what sounds like the body swaying on the second floor.


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    University of North Alabama - Romeo and Juliet statues

    Florence, Alabama

    92.1 miles from Thaxton, MS

    Several witnesses have reported seeing the statues of Romeo and Juliet floating around The University of North Alabama's campus during a full moon. Every year during Halloween a pumpkin mysteriously makes its way into Romeo's hands. Some faculty at UNA believe that Romeo goes in search of pumpkins for his ...


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    Wesleyan Hall - University of North Alabama

    Florence, Alabama

    92.1 miles from Thaxton, MS

    This building, constructed in 1856, has a rich and interesting history. During the Civil War it was occupied by both Confederate and Union troops at different times. During the Confederate occupation General John Bell resided there and during the Union occupation, General Sherman himself stayed at Wesleyan. The ...


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    Pickens County Courthouse

    Carrollton, Alabama

    95.3 miles from Thaxton, MS

    A ghostly face appears in the window of this courthouse in Carrollton, Alabama. Legend attributes the face to a wrongly-accused man who was either lynched by an angry mob after being dragged from the courthouse or who died after being struck by lightning at the exact moment that he leaned ...


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    Clifton Public Library

    Clifton, Tennessee

    100.4 miles from Thaxton, MS

    The ghost of a man in white roams the wooded area and field behind the library branch. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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