Haunted Places in Decatur, Mississippi



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    Stucky's Bridge

    Enterprise, Mississippi

    19.5 miles from Decatur, MS

    This bridge is rumored to be haunted by a man who was hanged here for committing robbery and murder. According to legend, Stuckey was a local inn-keeper who would rob and murder those who stayed at his inn. When he was finally caught and hanged, his body was ...


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    Merrehope

    Meridian, Mississippi

    23.8 miles from Decatur, MS

    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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    Pigford Building

    Meridian, Mississippi

    24.3 miles from Decatur, MS

    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

    24.4 miles from Decatur, MS

    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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    Piney Grove Baptist Church

    Morton, Mississippi

    36.1 miles from Decatur, MS

    The graveyard at the church is said to be haunted. People have seen numerous apparitions there.


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    City Cemetery

    Kosciusko, Mississippi

    50.7 miles from Decatur, 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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    Devil Worshiper Road

    Waynesboro, Mississippi

    52.2 miles from Decatur, MS

    There's no one definite story or location. The entire road is haunted. All stories involve a satanic cult involving sacrifice, and other occult behaviors. Cars traveling the road at night report engines shutting off and an ominous feeling of being watched. Some instances also claim seeing shadows around the vehicle, ...


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    Alamuchee-Bellamy Covered Bridge

    Livingston, Alabama

    54.8 miles from Decatur, MS

    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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    Deason Home

    Ellisville, Mississippi

    57.5 miles from Decatur, MS

    During the Civil War, a man who was in charge of hunting down deserters was killed on the front porch of the Deason Home and as he slowly expired his blood seeped into the wood flooring leaving a stain that could never be washed away. The floor was finally replaced, ...


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    Fairview Inn

    Jackson, Mississippi

    62.9 miles from Decatur, MS

    This 1908 historic inn is rumoured to have a ghost or two haunting one of the rooms, where guests have reported feeling temperature drops and having furniture moved around the suite at night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Old Capitol

    Jackson, Mississippi

    63.3 miles from Decatur, MS

    Legend claims that the office of a man who reportedly died at his desk is haunted by his ghost. People claim to hear strange noises and the sounds of doors opening and closing coming from the office when there is no one in there.


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    Chapel of the Cross

    Madison, Mississippi

    63.3 miles from Decatur, MS

    The ghost of a woman whose fiance died before they could be wed is said to appear weeping at his grave in the cemetery.


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    Gaineswood Plantation

    Demopolis, Alabama

    74.4 miles from Decatur, MS

    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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    387 Old Corinth Rd

    Petal, Mississippi

    75.6 miles from Decatur, MS

    Its an old two story house that has been there for at least 20 to 30 years, unkept, and feels like you're being drawn towards it. Ever time I walk past it, its feels like danger, like something demonic is calling me to come with him or her somewhere. A ...


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    Pickens County Courthouse

    Carrollton, Alabama

    81.8 miles from Decatur, 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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    Friendship Cemetery

    Columbus, Mississippi

    82.2 miles from Decatur, 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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    Princess Theatre

    Columbus, Mississippi

    82.9 miles from Decatur, 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

    82.9 miles from Decatur, 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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    Three Legged Lady Road - Nash Road

    Columbus, Mississippi

    83 miles from Decatur, 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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    Callaway Hall - Mississippi University for Women

    Columbus, Mississippi

    83.2 miles from Decatur, MS

    Reportedly haunted by a ghost named Mary.


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    Wisteria Mansion

    Columbus, Mississippi

    83.4 miles from Decatur, 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

    83.4 miles from Decatur, 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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    Highland House

    Columbus, Mississippi

    83.6 miles from Decatur, 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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    Armstrong Road - Railway Tracks

    Columbus, Mississippi

    84.4 miles from Decatur, 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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    Burnt Bridge

    Purvis, Mississippi

    84.8 miles from Decatur, MS

    Although the old bridge has been replaced, legend has it that it used to be haunted by a girl in a prom dress who was killed there.


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    Waverly Plantation

    West Point, Mississippi

    85.8 miles from Decatur, 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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    White Lion Inn

    Thomasville, Alabama

    88 miles from Decatur, MS

    Although this is no longer an operating inn, people claim it is haunted by ghostly apparitions, shadows and cold spots.


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    Whatley House

    Moundville, Alabama

    91.6 miles from Decatur, MS

    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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    Sauls Valley Cemetery

    Jayess, Mississippi

    92.5 miles from Decatur, MS

    People claim to have seen dancing lights around the graves.


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    The White Lady of Wagarville

    Wagarville, Alabama

    93.5 miles from Decatur, MS

    Yet another 'urban legend' type cautionary tale of a poor unfortunate woman who was raped and killed (though there appears to be no corroborating evidence to that effect) and therefore doomed to walk the earth and expressing her rage by shaking people's cars. It seems every state has one, and ...


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    Moundville Archaeological Park

    Moundville, Alabama

    94.5 miles from Decatur, MS

    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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    Brooklyn Cemetery

    Brooklyn, Mississippi

    95.7 miles from Decatur, MS

    Reportedly haunted by the ghost of a young boy who is often seen walking through the cemetery.


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    Railroad Crossing

    Wagarville, Alabama

    97.4 miles from Decatur, MS

    The ubiquitous haunting of a man who fell asleep on the railroad tracks and was killed who now haunts the tracks.


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    Myrtle Grove Cemetery

    Lumberton, Mississippi

    100.5 miles from Decatur, MS

    Ghostly shadows, full body apparitions and feelings of dread (could that be because you are in a cemetery and confronting your own mortality) are the meat that makeup this haunting report.


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    Gregg Hamilton House

    Aberdeen, Mississippi

    100.9 miles from Decatur, 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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    Grenada Masonic Temple

    Grenada, Mississippi

    101.2 miles from Decatur, 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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    China Grove Church

    Tylertown, Mississippi

    101.3 miles from Decatur, MS

    The general and oft-repeated haunting story claims the church has a picture of Jesus that cries blood (right) and there's a man who haunts the fields who was allegedly killed by his own tractor.


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    Jemison Center - Old Bryce Mental Hospital

    Northport, Alabama

    101.6 miles from Decatur, MS

    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

    101.6 miles from Decatur, MS

    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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    Myers Creek

    Bogue Chitto, Mississippi

    104.5 miles from Decatur, MS

    There have been reports of a strange and unexplained animal that haunts Myers Creek.


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    Death Masks of Mt. Nebo Cemetery

    Wagarville, Alabama

    104.8 miles from Decatur, MS

    This place doesn't even need to be haunted, it's just freaking eerie.


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    Grave of Red Eagle

    Little River, Alabama

    112.3 miles from Decatur, MS

    Ghost websites will tell you that this gravesite is haunted by the ghost of Red Eagle and if you go out late at night you'll see the spirit doing an Indian dance on his own grave. Yes, because that makes perfect sense. I mean everyone knows them injun fellers ...


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