Haunted Places in Union, Alabama



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    Whatley House

    Moundville, Alabama

    16.6 miles from Union, AL

    Although the house no longer exists, the ground it stands on still does and the ground itself is the source of the haunting claims. Supposedly this house was built on old slave quarters and a cemetery (very busy stretch of land) and this made for some uneasy living.


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    Moundville Archaeological Park

    Moundville, Alabama

    16.7 miles from Union, AL

    At these historic Native American mounds, reports say, ghostly drums may be heard at night and lights may be seen coming from one of the larger mounds that looks like a pyramid.


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    Pickens County Courthouse

    Carrollton, Alabama

    21.6 miles from Union, AL

    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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    Jemison Center - Old Bryce Mental Hospital

    Northport, Alabama

    23.3 miles from Union, AL

    Although most ghost websites will refer to this place as Old Bryce Mental Hospital, this is not an accurate designation. There is a Bryce Mental Hospital in Alabama, but it has been located in Tuscaloosa since its inception in 1861 and the Jemison Center, as this place is accurately called, ...


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    Old Bryce Hospital

    Northport, Alabama

    23.3 miles from Union, AL

    A former insane asylum with a reputation for treating its patients cruelly (especially black patients of which there were a disproportionate amount), this place is an obvious choice for claims of haunting. People claim to feel hot and cold spots, see items moving and hear ghostly sounds and footsteps. ...


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    Hay Hall

    Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    24.2 miles from Union, AL

    Yet another one of those vague claims without any substantiation the "haunting of Hay Hall" usually goes something like this: One of the rooms is supposedly haunted by a girl who used to live there.... Really? Did she die there? Why's she there? Did she just love college ...


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    Drish House

    Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    25 miles from Union, AL

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


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    Old Public Library - Jemison Mansion

    Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    25.1 miles from Union, AL

    This mansion turned library turned tourist attraction/wedding venue is said to be haunted. Visitors report cold spots, strange feelings and an eerie "presence".


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    Gamma Phi Beta House - University of Alabama

    Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    26 miles from Union, AL

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


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    Alamuchee-Bellamy Covered Bridge

    Livingston, Alabama

    31.5 miles from Union, AL

    Although the Bridge has been moved from its original location, an outlaw was hanged either from it, or nearby. Does the outlaw's spirit remain, haunting the bridge forever?


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    Gaineswood Plantation

    Demopolis, Alabama

    33.5 miles from Union, AL

    No plantation is complete without stories of a ghostly haunting and this one is fairly tame by comparison. A young woman who died while visiting the plantation is said to haunt Gaineswood. angry that she was not promptly returned to her home state for burial. Her anger must not ...


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    Armstrong Road - Railway Tracks

    Columbus, Mississippi

    42.1 miles from Union, AL

    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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    Marion Military Institute

    Marion, Alabama

    42.7 miles from Union, AL

    Claims of strange noises and objects being moved cause some people to say that the MMI is haunted.


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    Judson College

    Marion, Alabama

    42.8 miles from Union, AL

    Judson College is a happening haunted hotspot. Several different ghosts, or one very mobile one appears to be haunting Judson. Some claim a specific room is haunted, some claim there are shadows and cold spots and that the ghost will touch or "mark" people in some ways. ...


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    Friendship Cemetery

    Columbus, Mississippi

    45.3 miles from Union, AL

    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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    Callaway Hall - Mississippi University for Women

    Columbus, Mississippi

    45.5 miles from Union, AL

    Reportedly haunted by a ghost named Mary.


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    Lincoln House Bed and Breakfast

    Columbus, Mississippi

    45.6 miles from Union, AL

    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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    Princess Theatre

    Columbus, Mississippi

    45.8 miles from Union, AL

    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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    Temple Heights Mansion

    Columbus, Mississippi

    46.1 miles from Union, AL

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


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    Wisteria Mansion

    Columbus, Mississippi

    46.1 miles from Union, AL

    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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    Highland House

    Columbus, Mississippi

    46.3 miles from Union, AL

    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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    Three Legged Lady Road - Nash Road

    Columbus, Mississippi

    47.9 miles from Union, AL

    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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    Waverly Plantation

    West Point, Mississippi

    52.6 miles from Union, AL

    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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    High Hill Church

    Parrish, Alabama

    57.7 miles from Union, AL

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


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    Lilly Lane

    Hueytown, Alabama

    60.4 miles from Union, AL

    The ghost of an old man apparently wanders the streets at night. Reported by numerous residents who claim to have seen him.


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    University of Montevallo

    Montevallo, Alabama

    61.3 miles from Union, AL

    Reports tell of a spooky tunnel that runs under this entire campus once used during the Civil War, now used as a steam chassis. The Reynolds theater department was said to be used as a Civil War hospital, and rumor has it that one of the rooms was stacked with ...


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    Pigford Building

    Meridian, Mississippi

    62.7 miles from Union, AL

    The 1914 building is haunted by the apparition of a woman in an old-fashioned white dress. The spirit seems to have sort of grievance against men, and has been known to throw objects around and slam doors when male employees enter the place. Her appearance is often heralded by ...


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    Grand Opera House - Riley Center

    Meridian, Mississippi

    62.8 miles from Union, AL

    In the grand tradition of Phantom, no opera house is complete without an Opera Ghost and the Riley Center is no exception. Icy cold spots and the occasional hand felt on the shoulder when no one is around seem to be the main calling cards of this haunted hot spot. ...


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    Merrehope

    Meridian, Mississippi

    63.1 miles from Union, AL

    Two separate entities reside at Merrehope after their deaths. One is called Eugenia after a former daughter of the master of the house, though she herself died long before he purchased the place. She is considered a benign and comforting spirit. The other ghost appears to occupy ...


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    Tally-Ho Restaurant

    Selma, Alabama

    63.8 miles from Union, AL

    The ghost of a young woman who was murdered in the restaurant many years ago still haunts it. She makes herself known by throwing objects around and moving light fittings around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Jack's Restaurant

    Parrish, Alabama

    64.1 miles from Union, AL

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


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    Sturdivant Museum

    Selma, Alabama

    65.1 miles from Union, AL

    Those who work there claim there are many ghostly occurrences within its walls. Rocking chairs that rock on their own, doors that are opened by an unseen hand and other unexplained phenomena have lead some to conclude that Sturdivant is haunted by its former master John Parkman.


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    Easly Cemetery

    Jasper, Alabama

    65.1 miles from Union, AL

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


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    The Castle - Weaver House

    Selma, Alabama

    65.2 miles from Union, AL

    This 1865 house is rumored to have been copied from a castle on the Rhine and was once owned by one of Selma's founding families. Strange things happen here, such as the faint sound of music playing at night and a light that a witness outside saw shining in the ...


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    501 Tremont Street

    Selma, Alabama

    65.3 miles from Union, AL

    This privately owned home is haunted by Gerald, a ghost who moves objects in the house to suit his taste. If anything is put in a spot where it does not belong, Gerald moves it to another area. For example, the ghost doesn't like for anything to be placed on ...


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    Brownstone Manor

    Selma, Alabama

    65.3 miles from Union, AL

    This grand 1890's residence is supposedly haunted by Ms Hooper, a former owner. Visitors nowadays have reported paintings being moved around, disembodied footsteps and the apparition of a woman in an old-fashioned dress. Submitted by Callum Swift


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    Grace Hall

    Selma, Alabama

    65.3 miles from Union, AL

    Grace Hall is an 1859 private home and the residence of at least five ghosts. One, the ghost of "Miz Eliza," is a 19th-century lady of the house who in life had four daughters. She is most often seen by children and younger women. She wears a white gown and ...


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    George Baker House

    Selma, Alabama

    65.4 miles from Union, AL

    Thought to be build sometime before 1861, this house was the site of a Civil War battle, during which a wounded Union soldier crept beneath the stairs and died. Reports say his blood is still visible there, and residents hear footsteps in the upstairs part of the building--even though the ...


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    Trotter Home

    Selma, Alabama

    65.4 miles from Union, AL

    The spirit who lives here is reported to appear as a shadow in the corner of your eye. Other strange things happen here too: Doors open and lights turn on by themselves, footsteps and knocking soundes are heard, and balls of light have been seen. Also, plants are knocked down ...


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    Vaughan Smitherman Museum

    Selma, Alabama

    65.5 miles from Union, AL

    Formerly a civil war hospital, this historic building now serves as a local historical museum. The place is allegedly haunted by a ghostly nurse forever pacing the stairs and the third floor, as well as the former town founder who is regarded as a rather serious presence. Submitted by Callum ...


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    St. James Hotel

    Selma, Alabama

    65.8 miles from Union, AL

    Built in 1837, the historic hotel was fully renovated in 1997. Frank and Jesse James were frequent, sometimes long-term, guests at the hotel. Among other spirits, the ghost of Jesse James is said to reside here, a male apparition in 1880s cowboy garb. Jesse's girlfriend Lucinda has been seen here ...


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    Old Depot Museum

    Selma, Alabama

    65.9 miles from Union, AL

    Formerly the city train station and an ammunitions depot, the spook haunting this museum seems to be fond of the elevator, as it has been known to move from floor to floor of its own accord. Submitted by Callum Swift


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    Village Falls Cemetery

    Mulga, Alabama

    67 miles from Union, AL

    Ghostly figures, spooky feelings. The usual haunted cemetery fare can be found here.


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    Bayview Bridge

    Mulga, Alabama

    67.2 miles from Union, AL

    There are many different versions of the haunting of this bridge, from a woman alone, to a woman and a baby to a car crash...etc. Guess you will just have to visit and see for yourself.


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    Gregg Hamilton House

    Aberdeen, Mississippi

    68 miles from Union, AL

    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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    Burgundy Drive

    Adamsville, Alabama

    69.3 miles from Union, AL

    The community of Indian Meadows and the adjacent community of Shady Grove are both built over the top of an American Indian Cherokee burial ground. Haunting have been reported in both houses, Burgundy Drive (the street that runs through the communities) and in the adjacent woods. Dark figures and shadows ...


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    Bottenfield Middle School

    Adamsville, Alabama

    70.5 miles from Union, AL

    Many witnesses have reported seeing the ghost of a young man who appears and quickly disappears in the section of the school that houses the band and choir rooms. A musically inclined ghost, maybe?


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    Cardiff Cemetery

    Graysville, Alabama

    73.1 miles from Union, AL

    Typical cemetery haunting fare including orbs and reports that your car will die if you drive there on specific dates.


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    Hotel Highland - Pickwick Hotel

    Birmingham, Alabama

    73.7 miles from Union, AL

    Formerly the Pickwick Hotel, a 1950s creation named after an even older historic spot, the Pickwick Club, the Hotel Highland may have a ghost that comes from its historic past when it was a medical building. Witnesses say a ghostly nurse haunts the hotel.


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    Linn-Henley Research Library

    Birmingham, Alabama

    73.8 miles from Union, AL

    A ghostly man has been sighted as well as objects moving by themselves and reports of cold spots and eerie feelings have been reported.


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