Haunted Places in Cartersville, Georgia



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    Hardin Bridge

    Kingston, Georgia

    7.4 miles from Cartersville, GA

    The old Hardin Bridge is still there, though a new one was built around 2010-2011 crossing the Etowah River just next to it. It is said that a couple accidentally drove off the old bridge many decades ago, and their spirits still haunt the area. Voices and screams ...


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    Johnny Mitchell's Smokehouse

    Euharlee, Georgia

    7.8 miles from Cartersville, GA

    Set in the 1800's settlement of Euharlee, this local smokehouse and barbecue restaurant is rumoured to be haunted by a male settler, who crosses the road at night from a nearby cemetery. He has been seen by staff and diners on several occasions. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Barnsley Gardens Resort

    Adairsville, Georgia

    12.8 miles from Cartersville, GA

    Built by Godfrey Barnsley in 1844, the ruins of the mansion are said to be haunted by Godfrey himself, his wife Julia, and a Confederate soldier who may be Colonel Robert Earle, killed on these grounds during the Civil War.


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    Hot Dog Heaven

    Woodstock, Georgia

    16.6 miles from Cartersville, GA

    The prankish ghost at this Hot Dog Heaven location is blamed for turning off the hot dog cooker and hurling buns out of locked bins in the middle of the lunch rush.


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    Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

    Kennesaw, Georgia

    17.9 miles from Cartersville, GA

    The Battle of Kennesaw Mountain, fought June 18 to July 2, 1864, is the source of the battlefield's hauntings. Ghostly soldiers walk the grounds; gunshots and cannons are heard. Also reported here are ghost deer who run at the witness and then disappear when they get close. The smell of ...


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    Kennesaw House

    Marietta, Georgia

    20.5 miles from Cartersville, GA

    Originally built in the 1840s as a cotton warehouse, the place was a makeshift hospital and morgue during the war. Many TV shows have featured this site, where visitors who descended to the basement in the elevator saw an active wartime hospital room. Another ghost reported to reside here is ...


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    Berry College

    Rome, Georgia

    23.9 miles from Cartersville, GA

    The hauntings at Berry College have earned it the nickname Scary Berry. The ghost of a female student is supposed to haunt Ford Hall. She hanged herself upon receiving news that her boyfriend was killed in World War II. Blackstone Hall has several ghosts, the most well known perhaps being ...


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    El Rayos Authentic Mexican

    Calhoun, Georgia

    24.5 miles from Cartersville, GA

    The building that houses El Rayos Authentic Mexican Restaurant, formerly Place on Peidmont restaurant, was once a private home. Legend has it that it was inhabited by a woman and a little girl, who was run over by a car here. The woman lived here until her death of natural ...


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    Public House

    Roswell, Georgia

    27.1 miles from Cartersville, GA

    The Public House, known as Peasant Restaurant in the 1970s, was originally a commissary for the Roswell Mill constructed in 1854. The building housed the Dunwoody Shoe Shop in 1920 and a funeral home upstairs. It was a Union hospital during the Civil War, and as legend goes, is the ...


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    Six Flags Over Georgia

    Austell, Georgia

    30.8 miles from Cartersville, GA

    There are many ghost stories surrounding Six Flags Over Georgia. Some say a blonde girl about 9 years old was hit and killed by a car in the 1970s, and she may appear and ask guests for help, only to disappear shortly thereafter. And at the Crystal Pistol Music Hall, ...


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    Pope-Walton House

    Atlanta, Georgia

    33.3 miles from Cartersville, GA

    Although the site, once the Pope-Walton House and then Anthony's Fine Dining, is reported no longer to be in operation, it was rumored to be haunted by Annie Barnett, who was married here in 1882. The sound of ghostly children singing also has been reported.


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    Rhodes Hall

    Atlanta, Georgia

    34.7 miles from Cartersville, GA

    Rhodes Hall, built in 1904 by founder of Rhodes Furniture Amos Rhodes, is rumored to be haunted by Mrs. Rhodes, who passed away in the home. Ghostly children have been seen and heard laughing here as well. But the scariest ghost here is the Shadow Man, said to reside in ...


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    New American Shakespeare Tavern

    Atlanta, Georgia

    36.3 miles from Cartersville, GA

    The Shakespeare Tavern is said to be visited by spirits. Witnesses have reported disembodied voices, shadow figures and strange lights. Apparitions seen here include a young boy in an 1800s blue velvet suit, an old man in period clothing, and a woman who moves items around in the women’s dressing ...


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    Rock Building

    Bremen, Georgia

    36.3 miles from Cartersville, GA

    This clubhouse for the local tennis courts is believed to be haunted. Staff and members claim to have seen the apparition of a young man wandering the building after hours, who is believed to have drowned in the city swimming pool. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Ellis Hotel

    Atlanta, Georgia

    36.7 miles from Cartersville, GA

    In 1946, a fire broke out in what was formerly the Winecoff Hotel, resulting in the deaths of 119 people. While the tragedy led to a reform in fire code safety, some of the victims are said to be here still. Apparitions of frenzied people appear in the halls, screams ...


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    The Masquerade

    Atlanta, Georgia

    36.9 miles from Cartersville, GA

    This night club is said to be visited by the spirits who died in fire and tuberculosis outbreaks long ago, both of which killed several members of the building's former staff. Apparitions have been seen and unexplained footsteps have been reported.


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    Amicalola Falls Lodge

    Dawsonville, Georgia

    42.1 miles from Cartersville, GA

    The Cherokee Indian braves used to pray on Amicalola Mountain, seeking visions that would guide them in their lives. Folks say the spirits they consulted still remain on the mountain, and sometimes visit the beautiful lodge as well. Reports say the spirits disapprove of negative energy, and in one incidence ...


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    Wink Theater

    Dalton, Georgia

    43 miles from Cartersville, GA

    Wink Theater was built in 1941 by J.C.H. Wink, who in fact may be the ghost who is believed to haunt the building. Wink was buried on the premises when he passed away during the theater's construction. Witnesses have reported footsteps and strange banging noises.


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    Little Gardens

    Lawrenceville, Georgia

    43.4 miles from Cartersville, GA

    Now a venue for upscale events, Little Gardens was once an 1800s plantation house. Its restaurant is said to be haunted by the ghost of a woman who died here in the early 1900s. According to witnesses, she moves dishes and silverware, sometimes throwing them across tables. She also makes ...


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    Village Inn Bed and Breakfast

    Stone Mountain, Georgia

    43.6 miles from Cartersville, GA

    Once used as a Civil War hospital, the 1830s hotel is the site of many strange events. Folks have witnessed apparitions, including that of an African-American man singing and/or whistling, and heard the unexplained sounds of footsteps, slamming doors and Morse code.


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    Sycamore Grill Building

    Stone Mountain, Georgia

    43.8 miles from Cartersville, GA

    The Sycamore Grill building, now empty, is a former Civil War hospital said to be haunted by its past patients. Witnesses have reported shadowy figures and apparitions in the dining area and heard strange shuffling sounds.


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    Forrest Hills Resort and Conference Center

    Dahlonega, Georgia

    44.1 miles from Cartersville, GA

    Forrest Hills has quite the active property for ghosts. The property itself is rich in history with the Trail of Tears having gone through it along with a rich past of moonshiners and even a suicide by hanging. The majority of the ghosts here are quite friendly and even ...


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    Aqua Terra Bistro

    Buford, Georgia

    45.6 miles from Cartersville, GA

    At Aqua Terra Bistro, witnesses say coffee mugs and wine bottles fly off shelves, voices can be heard in the dining room, and EVPs and a ghostly apparition have been picked up by ghost hunters.


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    Chetoogeta Tunnel

    Tunnel Hill, Georgia

    48.5 miles from Cartersville, GA

    Begun in 1848 and completed two years later, the tunnel was used until 1928 when a new tunnel was built close by. The old tunnel was forgotten and became overgrown with kudzu vines until 1992, when preservationists lobbied to save it. It is now a park centerpiece, and a site ...


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    Warren House

    Jonesboro, Georgia

    50.6 miles from Cartersville, GA

    The plaster has been stripped down in certain sections of this house to reveal the signatures of men who convalesced here during the Civil War when the house was used as a hospital. People believe that the ghost of a soldier still remains inside the Warren House and claim that ...


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    Desoto Falls

    Mentone, Alabama

    52.3 miles from Cartersville, GA

    The ghost of an old woman and her dog is said to wander the area around Desoto Falls. Allegedly the ghost of the old woman was angered at not having a properly marked grave after thieves stole her burial money so she wandered the hills. The legend has it that ...


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    Mount Hope Cemetery

    Dahlonega, Georgia

    52.6 miles from Cartersville, GA

    According to a psychic, Mount Hope Cemetery and the areas nearby are a hangout for a group of Civil War veteran ghosts. In fact, in 1953 town librarian and historian Madeleine Anthony took a photograph of the cemetery which is believed to show several ghosts as well as a mysterious ...


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    Historic Worley Bed and Breakfast Inn

    Dahlonega, Georgia

    52.8 miles from Cartersville, GA

    The image of a boy was caught on camera lying in a bed. The ghost was said to be that of Claude Worley who was struck by a train and was brought to this inn, but never recovered. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Holly Theater

    Dahlonega, Georgia

    52.9 miles from Cartersville, GA

    Holly Theatre is rumored to be haunted by ghosts who have shown up to watch rehearsals and sometimes play tricks, such as turning lights on and off. One of the ghosts here is believed to be Edwin Booth, a renowned 1800s actor and brother of Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth.


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    Back Porch Oyster Bar

    Dahlonega, Georgia

    52.9 miles from Cartersville, GA

    The Back Porch Oyster Bar, in a building constructed in 1993, is said to be haunted. Witnesses have noticed odd occurrences such as a black umbrella that swung deliberately on a hook, all by itself; a psychic reported that the ghost is a woman who likes to play pranks, especially ...


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    Bourbon Street Grille

    Dahlonega, Georgia

    53 miles from Cartersville, GA

    Ghost stories abounded when this building housed Gabee’s Cajun Kitchen and the Art Cart. Witnesses heard phantom dishes shatter and disembodied footsteps, and chess pieces moved on their own. At the Art Cart stood a chessboard handmade from gourds, with the pieces made to look like Muslims and Christians. One ...


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    Fred Jones Building

    Dahlonega, Georgia

    53 miles from Cartersville, GA

    Former mayor Fred Jones passed away under suspicious circumstances at his Chevrolet dealership, now four stores and a café. He is said to haunt his old building, sitting at the café table right where his old office used to sit. The shopkeepers here have found their locked doors standing open ...


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    Lumpkin County Courthouse - Dahlonega Gold Museum

    Dahlonega, Georgia

    53 miles from Cartersville, GA

    Dahlonega Gold Museum, inside the 1836 Lumpkin County Courthouse, is haunted by a ghost the staff calls Tommy. He has shown up as a tall figure in a hooded robe, seen on the balcony or through the windows. The stamp mill has inexplicably come on by itself and strange knocking ...


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    Picnic Cafe

    Dahlonega, Georgia

    53 miles from Cartersville, GA

    The café, built in 1897 by Colonel W.P. Price, is rumored to be haunted by the Colonel himself. An apparition of a lone figure has been seen, although a psychic has determined that the ghost is a female who stands and waits for something unknown.


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    Piazza Italian Restaurant

    Dahlonega, Georgia

    53 miles from Cartersville, GA

    At the Piazza Italian Restaurant, witnesses have seen plates and other items move or fall by themselves and heard a door with a bell on it open and close when no one was around. Disembodied footsteps have been heard here as well.


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    Holliday-Dorsey-Fife House

    Fayetteville, Georgia

    53.3 miles from Cartersville, GA

    The ghost who calls this place home is believed to be John Manson Dorsey, a.k.a. “Manse” or “Manny,” flag bearer for the first company that left Fayette County during the Civil War.


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    Piedmont Jacksonville Rd

    Piedmont, Alabama

    53.9 miles from Cartersville, GA

    This is the Legend of The Ghost Bride Of Piedmont Jacksonville Rd. Legend has it that many years ago on Halloween, a young bride to be was getting ready for her wedding. When she went outside of her house she was attacked and dragged off to the other side ...


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    Whitman-Anderson House

    Ringgold, Georgia

    54.9 miles from Cartersville, GA

    This 1918 residence is haunted by a soldier named Captain, who has been known to knock on the front door and materialise by the bedsides of resident's of the house, as if to wake them up in the morning. Legend has it that he is waiting for a letter ...


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    Gordon Lee House

    Chickamauga, Georgia

    56.3 miles from Cartersville, GA

    The 1840's antebellum mansion is said to be haunted by a man in a civil war uniform, along with the ghost of a German Shepard that belonged to a former owner. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Brenau University

    Gainesville, Georgia

    56.7 miles from Cartersville, GA

    Agnes is the ghost who is believed to haunt the 1878 women's college called Brenau University. A former student in the early 1900s, Agnes is said to have hanged herself. Her reasons for her distressed differ depending on who tells the story. She may have been ostracized by sorority members ...


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    Stonepile Gap

    Dahlonega, Georgia

    57.8 miles from Cartersville, GA

    Stonepile Gap may look like a pile of stones, but there is much more to these rocks than meets the eye. As legend tells it, these rocks mark a grave of a Cherokee woman named Trahlyta who was told to drink from a nearby spring (Porter Springs), and (depending on ...


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    Dump Road - Old Chief Ladiga Trail

    Jacksonville, Alabama

    58.3 miles from Cartersville, GA

    Many people claim to have seen many different ghostly things, primarily people in old-fashioned clothes walking the road, a possible former slave being hanged from atop an embankment. It is rumored that somewhere along the road is the site of a former slave quarter, from which horrible screams can ...


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    Chickamauga Battlefield

    Chickamauga, Georgia

    58.5 miles from Cartersville, GA

    Apparitions of soldiers are said to be spotted here just about any evening. Sounds of gunshots and screams have been captured here, and flickering lantern lights have been seen as well. Some visitors reported hearing cries for help and feeling cold spots during the summer months. An apparition called Old ...


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    Camp Cottaquilla

    Anniston, Alabama

    59.2 miles from Cartersville, GA

    This haunted story falls firmly into the category of "urban legend". No doubt a bunch of girl scouts sitting around camp invented this one, because it doesn't even make the slightest bit of sense. The legend is this: every year during the week of Halloween a one-armed girl ...


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    Braselton Town Hall

    Braselton, Georgia

    59.5 miles from Cartersville, GA

    The 1909 residence of the town's founding family is said to be haunted by a ghost called Little John, said to have been a mentally challenged boy who lived in the attic. He is heard walking around and banging when the place closes for the night. Also reported here are ...


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    McFall Road Tunnel

    Jacksonville, Alabama

    60.7 miles from Cartersville, GA

    A narrow tunnel on McFall Road in Jacksonville Alabama where you can park your car and turn the headlights off. It is rumored that there are black figures that fade in and out of the shadows as your eyes adjust. (Submitted by Braden B.)


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    Hanging Grounds in Senoia

    Senoia, Georgia

    60.8 miles from Cartersville, GA

    This site, off of Padgett Road, near Starr's Mill, once belonged to Old Man Padgett. Stories say that long ago, as an execution was taking place, the man broke loose and hanged Old Man Padgett from the railroad bridge nearby. Although the tracks are no longer used, phantom trains have ...


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    Coat's Bend Plantation House

    Gadsden, Alabama

    61.2 miles from Cartersville, GA

    This historic mansion is haunted by a former slave at the plantation house. Residents claim to have seen her standing in the courtyard of the mansion, staring up at them. A male resident was apparently attacked by a flying ghostly light that materialised in the private cemetery adjacent ...


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    The McDonough Square

    McDonough, Georgia

    62.2 miles from Cartersville, GA

    A train wreck in 1900 is said to be the source of the haunts here. Several of the injured were brought here for medical treatment, and some died. Locals have seen apparitions in the old nearby buildings and the sounds of phantom trains have been heard.


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    Fort McClellan

    Anniston, Alabama

    63.9 miles from Cartersville, GA

    Supposed to be haunted. Your guess is as good as ours as to how or the particulars as we have not been able to uncover much, or any, info, however we will keep looking. If you find any actual documentation on this haunting, let us know.


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