Haunted Places in Burnsville, Mississippi



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    Generals' Quarters Inn

    Corinth, Mississippi

    13.4 miles from Burnsville, 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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    Shiloh National Military Park

    Shiloh, Tennessee

    21.5 miles from Burnsville, 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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    Ghost Bridge

    Florence, Alabama

    32.9 miles from Burnsville, 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

    33.4 miles from Burnsville, 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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    Winston House

    Tuscumbia, Alabama

    35.5 miles from Burnsville, 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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    Norton Auditorium - University of North Alabama

    Florence, Alabama

    36 miles from Burnsville, 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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    Robert M. Guillot University Center

    Florence, Alabama

    36.1 miles from Burnsville, 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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    Wesleyan Hall - University of North Alabama

    Florence, Alabama

    36.1 miles from Burnsville, 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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    University of North Alabama - Romeo and Juliet statues

    Florence, Alabama

    36.1 miles from Burnsville, 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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    Off Campus Book Store - University of North Alabama

    Florence, Alabama

    36.1 miles from Burnsville, 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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    Pope's Tavern Museum

    Florence, Alabama

    36.3 miles from Burnsville, MS


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    Pope’s Tavern

    Florence, Alabama

    36.3 miles from Burnsville, MS

    This historic museum operated as a hospital during the civil war, so the rumours of haunting's appear to have a leg to stand on; which can't be said for some of the apparitions supposedly reported. Staff and visitors have reported the apparitions of various amputees in the main bedroom ...


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    Sweetwater Plantation

    Florence, Alabama

    38.1 miles from Burnsville, MS

    The home of a former Alabama governor, it is reportedly haunted. Many people believe the ghost is that of the Governor's son who died in the Civil War.


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    Belle Mont Mansion

    Tuscumbia, Alabama

    38.9 miles from Burnsville, MS

    A former slave plantation, it is believed to be haunted by slaves that lived and died here and also possibly by the ghosts of its former owners.


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    Abandoned Butcher's Shop

    Russellville, Alabama

    41 miles from Burnsville, 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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    Clifton Public Library

    Clifton, Tennessee

    42 miles from Burnsville, 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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    Cinemark Theatre

    Tupelo, Mississippi

    42.9 miles from Burnsville, 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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    Mount Pisgah Cemetery

    Fulton, Mississippi

    43.3 miles from Burnsville, MS

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


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    Lyric Theatre

    Tupelo, Mississippi

    46 miles from Burnsville, 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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    Magnolia Manor Bed and Breakfast

    Bolivar, Tennessee

    47.8 miles from Burnsville, 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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    Jazz Man - Second Creek Bridge

    Rogersville, Alabama

    53.4 miles from Burnsville, MS

    Urban legend tells of a man who was hit by a car and killed while walking across this bridge. His spirit has been seen wearing a white zoot suit, and he may try to catch a ride with you to Florence. If you agree to give him a ride, witnesses ...


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    Save-a-Lot

    Pontotoc, Mississippi

    57 miles from Burnsville, MS

    Employees claim that it is haunted.


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    Auto Zone

    Moulton, Alabama

    63.7 miles from Burnsville, MS

    The land this was built on was at one time a cemetery. Allegedly there is a photo that shows a ghost in it.


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    Asbury Cemetery

    Houston, Mississippi

    69.6 miles from Burnsville, 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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    Highway 5 Ghost

    Lynn, Alabama

    69.8 miles from Burnsville, MS

    The ghost of a woman who died after being hit by a truck is said to haunt this stretch of road.


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    William B. Bankhead National Forest

    Burnsville, Alabama

    70.3 miles from Burnsville, MS

    There are several websites out there that state something to the effect of "Aunt Johnson would hang anyone who trespassed on her property and the rope can still be seen to this day." Does no one ever stop to wonder precisely how a middle-aged woman would manage to hang a ...


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    Winston County Courthouse

    Double Springs, Alabama

    70.7 miles from Burnsville, MS

    I worked there as a jailor in the county jail there in the old part when it was on the 2nd floor. Had several experiences: a padlock moving on its own, and you can feel like there are a lot of people in the hallways late at night when ...


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    Palestine Church

    Yuma, Tennessee

    70.9 miles from Burnsville, MS

    The building is surrounded by a cemetery that dates back to the early 1800's, and the church and cemetery have been abandoned for years. There have been many reports of hauntings here, including shuffling footsteps when no one is around, voices talking, screams and doors opening and closing by themselves. ...


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    Gregg Hamilton House

    Aberdeen, Mississippi

    71.6 miles from Burnsville, 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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    Athens Limestone County Courthouse

    Athens, Alabama

    76.2 miles from Burnsville, MS

    The third floor of this historic courthouse formerly housed a row of cells, dating back to the early twentieth century. This floor is allegedly haunted by an inmate who hanged himself in one of the cells, where visitors have reported feeling a sad presence. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Rowan Oak

    Oxford, Mississippi

    76.4 miles from Burnsville, 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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    Founders Hall - Athens State University

    Athens, Alabama

    76.5 miles from Burnsville, MS

    According to legend, a female student was killed while she was trying to sneak out after curfew. They were holding candles, and her hair caught fire. It is to her that witnesses attribute the sound of footsteps, lights that turn on and off by themselves, cold spots, and a phantom ...


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    McCandless Hall - Athens State College

    Athens, Alabama

    76.5 miles from Burnsville, MS

    Reportedly haunted by the ghost of a young singer who died on the night of her greatest triumph. Having promised her adoring audience she would return, she was killed in an accident on the way. Shortly thereafter, sightings of a young woman in white roaming the hall began ...


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    St. Anthony Hall - Delta Psi

    Burnsville, Mississippi

    77.1 miles from Burnsville, MS

    Reportedly haunted by a former frat boy.


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    Cry Baby Hollow Bridge

    Hartselle, Alabama

    81.1 miles from Burnsville, MS

    Various urban legends have arisen around the claims that Cry Baby Hollow and the bridge going across it are haunted. A baby is said to have died there, either from murder, a car accident, a wagon accident from pioneer days, or variations on the theme. People claim to ...


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    Loretta Lynn Ranch

    Burnsville, Tennessee

    84.4 miles from Burnsville, MS

    The Plantation House and surrounding areas have seen supernatural activity. Civil War soldiers have been seen walking or camping out nearby, and the house itself has seen its share of unexplained phenomena, attributed to the plantation's founders. Ghost Adventures featured the site on a 2011 show.


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    Bee Springs Church and Cemetery

    Dellrose, Tennessee

    85.8 miles from Burnsville, MS


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    Easly Cemetery

    Jasper, Alabama

    86.9 miles from Burnsville, MS

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


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    Bear Creek Church

    Culleoka, Tennessee

    87.9 miles from Burnsville, MS


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    Waverly Plantation

    West Point, Mississippi

    88.4 miles from Burnsville, 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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    Three Legged Lady Road - Nash Road

    Columbus, Mississippi

    92.3 miles from Burnsville, 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

    92.5 miles from Burnsville, 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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    Bethel Cumberland Presbyterian - Bethel Assembly of God

    Atoka, Tennessee

    92.5 miles from Burnsville, 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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    Temple Heights Mansion

    Columbus, Mississippi

    92.8 miles from Burnsville, 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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    Wisteria Mansion

    Columbus, Mississippi

    92.8 miles from Burnsville, 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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    Callaway Hall - Mississippi University for Women

    Columbus, Mississippi

    93.2 miles from Burnsville, MS

    Reportedly haunted by a ghost named Mary.


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    Princess Theatre

    Columbus, Mississippi

    93.3 miles from Burnsville, 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

    93.3 miles from Burnsville, 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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    Friendship Cemetery

    Columbus, Mississippi

    94 miles from Burnsville, 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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    Armstrong Road - Railway Tracks

    Columbus, Mississippi

    94.1 miles from Burnsville, 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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