Haunted Places in Williford, Arkansas



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    Old Hardy Hotel

    Hardy, Arkansas

    8.2 miles from Williford, AR

    Reports are unclear as to whether the haunted hotel and antique mall are still in operation--it was up for sale on eBay in October of 2008. Former owners reported hearing disembodied footsteps and closing doors on the second-floor hallway. One room, called the Murder Room, was the site of a ...


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    Hickory Valley Methodist Church

    Cave City, Arkansas

    26.4 miles from Williford, AR

    The church is a small, wooden building located near the cemetery across the road. If you approach the church at night, you can hear people singing hymns, but there is no one around. Sometimes the apparitions of young children can also be seen at the Hickory Valley Methodist Church. (Submitted by ...


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    Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery

    Batesville, Arkansas

    30.5 miles from Williford, AR

    Strange lights and an apparition of an elderly woman in a rocking chair in the upstairs window of the church have been reported. The ghosts of a young woman killed nearby in the early 1900s also has been seen, and the apparition of a small boy has appeared in photographs ...


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    Witches Hollow - Cave City

    Batesville, Arkansas

    32.1 miles from Williford, AR

    Named because folks said a witch once practiced her magic here, Witches Hollow is said to be haunted by the deceased witch who once murdered her husband. She has been seen walking along the dirt road off Sandtown Road. Some reports say that to get there, one must go past ...


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    Oak Ridge Cemetery

    Doniphan, Missouri

    39.6 miles from Williford, AR

    Oak Ridge Cemetery is said to have a female apparition that has been seen among the graves. Voices have been reported here too, and one local legend says that the statue of Belle Neal comes to life at midnight.


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    Bono Bridge

    Bono, Arkansas

    40.9 miles from Williford, AR

    The bridge was demolished in 2011, and the map shows its original location. According to local folklore, those who stood on the bridge and looked down at the railroad tracks below when a train was coming had the distinct feeling that the train was about to hit them. Apparitions and ...


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    Avenue Theatre

    West Plains, Missouri

    43 miles from Williford, AR

    The 1950s Art Deco Avenue Theatre is home to some strange activity. A baby's voice can be heard crying in the upper seating areas, flickering lights have been seen when it is dark, and props are moved or hidden by unseen hands.


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    Forum Theatre

    Jonesboro, Arkansas

    46.3 miles from Williford, AR

    Originally built in 1926 as the Strand Theatre, it was acquired by the city of Jonesboro in the late 1970s and renamed the Forum Theatre. It is said to be haunted by a mischievous ghost named Charlie.


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    Johnson-Sanderson Mansion

    Jonesboro, Arkansas

    46.4 miles from Williford, AR

    This home, built in the 1880's, was occupied mainly by the Johnson family, a wealthy retail family and later by the Sandersons, who served Jonesboro as the cities Mayoral family. It has served as mainly residence including Arkansas State student renters, but also as a tea room. Seances and Ouija board ...


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    Keller's Chapel and Cemetery

    Jonesboro, Arkansas

    46.7 miles from Williford, AR

    There have been reports of strange sightings in the chapel and the surrounding cemetery. Ghostly lights that follow visitors around the cemetery at night, the sound's of babies crying, strange apparition's moving around the cemetery and unexplained noises are just some of the phenomena reported at this site. (Submitted by Callum ...


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  • Haunted Jonesboro
    Edward L. Underwood
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    Primrose Lane

    Paragould, Arkansas

    47.9 miles from Williford, AR

    People living in the vicinity of Primrose Lane have reported seeing the ghost of a man and his dog. The man is believed to have shot himself with his rifle, and his dog died as well shortly after. The apparition's of the two have also been seen in the woods ...


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    Arkansas Methodist Medical Center

    Paragould, Arkansas

    49.8 miles from Williford, AR

    The apparition of a blond boy aged around 5 has been seen on the fourth floor. He wears pajamas and is often playing or seeking a kitten. An apparition of a Confederate soldier and another of an elderly female also have been seen in the building. Ghosts have been seen ...


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    Collins Theatre

    Paragould, Arkansas

    50.3 miles from Williford, AR

    A ghostly elderly couple has been noticed sitting in the balcony watching rehearsals at this historic 1928 theater. After a while, they simply disappear. It is believed that they are the spirits of the former owners of the theater.


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    Collins Theatre

    Paragould, Arkansas

    50.3 miles from Williford, AR

    A ghostly older couple has been seen sitting in the balcony during rehearsals. They are believed to be the former owners of the theater.


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    Hurt Grocer Building

    Paragould, Arkansas

    50.4 miles from Williford, AR

    Faces are said to appear in the windows of this apparently abandoned building. Sometimes that of a man, other times that of a little girl.


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    Fredonia Cemetery

    Mountain View, Arkansas

    53.3 miles from Williford, AR

    Witnesses say a ghostly wind blows the flags on the graves, even when there is not a single breeze in the air. Unexplained noises and voices are heard here, and some visitors say they experience a feeling of dread.


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    Monette Cemetery

    Monette, Arkansas

    61.7 miles from Williford, AR

    Local legend says that there was once an unmarked glass mausoleum in the cemetery, and it was sealed up with concrete and painted when the body inside began to decay. The man's ghostly screams are said to ring out in the night, and his apparition may walk the grounds carrying ...


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    Pangburn Hardware

    Pangburn, Arkansas

    63.2 miles from Williford, AR

    You can hear noises and shuffling in the attic. It is a very old building and has been around for over a century. (Submitted by Kate M)


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    Shady Grove Cemetery

    Bald Knob, Arkansas

    65.9 miles from Williford, AR

    One report says that crickets and grasshoppers refuse to set foot in the Shady Grove Cemetery, and ghost children will put their handprints on cars if you flash your headlights three times.


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    Shady Grove Cemetery

    Bald Knob, Arkansas

    65.9 miles from Williford, AR

    One report says that crickets and grasshoppers refuse to set foot in the Shady Grove Cemetery, and ghost children will put their handprints on cars if you flash your headlights three times.


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  • Haunted Little Rock
    Linda Howell
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    Cotter Bridge

    Cotter, Arkansas

    66.1 miles from Williford, AR

    Witnesses have experienced a number of spooky things at the bridge: The ghost of a woman being chased by hounds, apparitions of children playing on the tracks below the bridge, disembodied footsteps/footprints, and the sound of a phantom baby crying.


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    Evergreen Cemetery

    Judsonia, Arkansas

    69.2 miles from Williford, AR

    It is said that those who go to the cemetery at night and stand underneath the large statue of an angel will find that she is looking right at them, and her eyes may light up red.


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    St. Francis County Museum - Rush-Gates House

    Forrest City, Arkansas

    91.8 miles from Williford, AR

    As of 1997, the 1906 Rush-Gates House houses the St. Francis County Museum. Dr. J.O. Rush was a doctor, local historian, and collector of more than 3,700 Native American artifacts. The museum is said to be haunted, and ghost tours are available through local hotels. In addition, private parties can ...


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    Springfield - Des Arc Bridge

    Williford, Arkansas

    94.8 miles from Williford, AR

    At the Springfield Bridge or Des Arc Bridge, an iron bowstring truss bridge over Cadron Creek, witnesses say they have heard a ghostly baby crying, a girl screaming, and other strange noises.


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    Pickthorne Lake

    Jacksonville, Arkansas

    100.5 miles from Williford, AR

    Locals claim the ghost of a man with a lantern haunts the lakeside.


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    Arcadia Academy

    Arcadia, Missouri

    100.6 miles from Williford, AR

    This academy was originally built as a Methodist high school in 1840, and it was once used as a Civil War hospital. After that, it was a girls' Catholic school until it became a bed-and-breakfast and antique store. The nuns who used to run the school here are said to ...


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    Arcadia Academy

    Arcadia, Missouri

    100.6 miles from Williford, AR

    This academy was originally built as a Methodist high school in 1840, and it was once used as a Civil War hospital. After that, it was a girls' Catholic school until it became a bed-and-breakfast and antique store. The nuns who used to run the school here are said to ...


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    Parlor Bed and Breakfast

    Ironton, Missouri

    101.3 miles from Williford, AR

    This beautiful turreted 1908 house, in the 1960s briefly a funeral home and now an inn, is said to be home to many spirits. They ring the doorbells at all hours, turn clocks and radios on and off, and activate other electrical objects. They may speak to you or touch ...


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    Orpheum Theatre

    Memphis, Tennessee

    106 miles from Williford, AR

    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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    National Ornamental Metal Museum

    Memphis, Tennessee

    106.1 miles from Williford, AR

    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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  • Haunted Battlefields of the South
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    Earnestine and Hazel's Bar

    Memphis, Tennessee

    106.2 miles from Williford, AR

    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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    Woodruff-Fontaine House

    Memphis, Tennessee

    106.4 miles from Williford, AR

    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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    The Inn At Hunt-Phelan

    Memphis, Tennessee

    106.6 miles from Williford, AR

    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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    Blackwell Manor

    Bartlett, Tennessee

    110.2 miles from Williford, AR

    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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    Old Bigelow Gym

    Bigelow, Arkansas

    112.2 miles from Williford, AR

    Down the road from the Bigelow High School, there is an old recreational gym there. If you go into the attic of the old gym, you can here the screams of a young boy who died there a long time ago. There is also the sound of a piano being ...


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    Baker House Bed and Breakfast

    North Little Rock, Arkansas

    115.3 miles from Williford, AR

    Built some time between 1916 and 1917, this historic bed and breakfast is haunted by several ghosts associated with the building's past. Cold spots, doors opening and closing and the sound of ghostly children playing are just some of the phenomena reported here, along with a woman in white ...


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