Haunted Places in Douglas, Georgia



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    Ashley-Slater House

    Douglas, Georgia

    The historic Ashley-Slater House, built in 1914 by Mr. John Marshall Ashley, is now office space for the Douglas Coffee County Economic Development Authority and Chamber of Commerce (although it is available for tours). It is said to be haunted by at least one of the six people said to ...


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    Atkinson County Courthouse

    Pearson, Georgia

    14.7 miles from Douglas, GA

    This 1920's courthouse is haunted, according to superstitious folk. The clock tower was the site of the execution of an innocent man, who vowed to wreak havoc on those who had unfairly punished him. Ever since, according to local lore, the clock won't keep correct time no matter how ...


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    Cogdell Light

    Homerville, Georgia

    25 miles from Douglas, GA

    The Cogdell Light appears near the Okefenokee swamp late at night. Drivers go into the woods and turn off the car, then flash their headlights to call the "ghost." Then, a greenish-yellow glow seems to come out of the woods and head straight for the car. Some say this is ...


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    500 N. Ashley St

    Valdosta, Georgia

    53 miles from Douglas, GA

    This place, formerly Vito's Pizzeria and Lounge but no longer open for business, was said to be haunted by a former owner who hanged himself on the premises when the building was a private home. Chairs were said to move on their own, and a shadowy apparition was known to ...


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    Hawkinsville Opera House

    Hawkinsville, Georgia

    64.6 miles from Douglas, GA

    Construction on the Hawkinsville Opera House began in 1907, and the 576-seat theater has been used as a makeshift church and a temporary movie cinema when those respective buildings burned. Now it is a historic theater and possibly home to a ghost, who is said to dim the lights at ...


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    Old Hamilton County Jail

    Jasper, Florida

    68.5 miles from Douglas, GA

    The 1893 jail, used until the late 20th century and now a museum, is home to a haunt in a hurry. Witnesses have heard the sound of running footsteps here. Reports say that hangings may once have taken place within the building.


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    Baker County Courthouse

    Newton, Georgia

    88.6 miles from Douglas, GA

    Dating back to 1906, the historic courthouse no longer serves as a jail due to flooding from the nearby Flint River on several occasions. Disembodied footsteps and ghostly voices are often heard when there is no one around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Jefferson Correctional Institution

    Monticello, Florida

    88.9 miles from Douglas, GA

    Inmates and guards alike agree that there are spirits abounding in the Jefferson Correctional Institution. Some inmates feel someone tapping on them while they sleep - others see ghostly children playing in the dormitory. A ghostly man on a horse is occasionally seen outside.


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    Igbo Landing - Ebos Landing

    Saint Simons Island, Georgia

    89.1 miles from Douglas, GA

    This site is said to be haunted by the ghosts of several slaves who committed mass suicide here in 1803, by drowning themselves to protest slavery.


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    St. Simons Lighthouse

    Saint Simons Island, Georgia

    89.8 miles from Douglas, GA

    The St. Simons Island Lighthouse, built in 1872, is said to be haunted. In 1880, lightkeeper Frederick Osborne was shot and killed by his assistant, John Stephens. A 1908 story was told by the current lightkeeper's wife, who was having trouble with the light mechanism while her husband was away. ...


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    Wirick-Simmons House

    Monticello, Florida

    89.8 miles from Douglas, GA

    This historic home is one of the oldest in Monticello, dating to 1831. It is owned by the Jefferson County Historical Society and is open for tours (on request). Two ghostly apparitions of women have appeared here - one in pink, in the upstairs window, and another dressed ...


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    Jekyll Island Club Hotel

    Jekyll Island, Georgia

    89.8 miles from Douglas, GA

    At this grand historic hotel, don't be surprised if you come across spirits of the servants of the many millionaires who have stayed here. Folks have reported seeing many a ghost in maids' uniforms or top hats and cloaks. Keep your ears as well as your eyes open: Rumor has ...


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    The Hanging Tree

    Monticello, Florida

    89.9 miles from Douglas, GA

    The local ghost tours take people by the "old hanging tree" in Monticello, FL, and some swear the souls of those who died here still like to stir things up a bit. The tree is at the intersection of 90 and 19 in Monticello, just outside the court house, ...


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    The Opera House

    Monticello, Florida

    89.9 miles from Douglas, GA

    The Opera House in Monticello dates back to 1890, and is a regular part of the local ghost tours. Some regional ghost hunting outfits have investigated and claim to have found orbs and other phenomenon there.


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    Old Jefferson County Jail

    Monticello, Florida

    89.9 miles from Douglas, GA

    This jail dates back to the end of the 19th century. The local sheriff lived on the ground floor and basement - inmates were housed in the top floor. The small building out back housed female prisoners. It hasn't held an inmate since the mid 20th century, ...


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    Palmer House

    Monticello, Florida

    90 miles from Douglas, GA

    Monticello, FL is considered by many to be the "Most Haunted Little Town in Florida". The Palmer House is one of the most active spots in town, and has been investigated by many regional ghost hunting operations. There's quite a little story to this old house: Dr. Palmer was the local ...


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    Avera-Clarke House Bed and Breakfast

    Monticello, Florida

    90 miles from Douglas, GA

    This house, now operating as a bed and breakfast, was built in 1890 by Thomas Clarke, a lawyer, judge and civil war veteran. It is said that his ghost is often seen roaming the house - he appears particularly often to guests staying in the Queen Anne Room.


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    The Daffodale House

    Monticello, Florida

    90.1 miles from Douglas, GA

    This charming old bed and breakfast lays claim to a number of paranormal sightings. According to their website, strange music is heard coming from the Safari room, pipe smoke inexplicably tinges the air near the elevator, and a "Woman in White" is often seen on the premises.


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    Windsor Hotel

    Americus, Georgia

    90.1 miles from Douglas, GA

    This 1892 hotel once boasted 100 rooms and a 3-story atrium, but it closed in the 1970s. It has since reopened and now has 53 guest rooms. It was once the site of a 1928 speech given by Franklin D. Roosevelt, prior to his becoming governor of New York. The ...


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    John Denham House Bed and Breakfast

    Monticello, Florida

    90.1 miles from Douglas, GA

    This bed and breakfast dates back to 1872, and features a "Blue Room" that seems to be the center of most of the paranormal activity. Sarah Denham's ghost is said to appear in the rocking chair in that room.


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    Hotel Blanche

    Lake City, Florida

    91.9 miles from Douglas, GA

    Gangster Al Capone was among the guests to stay at this one-time luxury hotel. These days, it is inhabited by businesses on the ground floor and office space on the second, but the third floor remains empty--except for the hotel's haunts. Witnesses here have described disembodied footsteps and voices, the ...


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    Toomsboro Historic Hotel

    McIntyre, Georgia

    92.1 miles from Douglas, GA

    Strange lights and apparition have been seen by staff and guests, along with weird noises. Things would vanish and go missing during the renovations of the old hotel, and workers would see figures standing at windows or at the ends of the hotel halls. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Olustee Battle Field

    Douglas, Florida

    93.3 miles from Douglas, GA

    Civil War reenactors claim to occasionally capture strange orbs in photographs, almost like they are soldiers' spirits interacting with the reenactments.


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    Riverview Hotel

    St. Marys, Georgia

    94.3 miles from Douglas, GA

    Famous folks who have stayed here include author Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Admiral Chester Nimitz and Senator Richard Russell. Room 8 is said to be haunted by a male apparition. At one time during a power outage, the lights in that room mysteriously stayed on.


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    Pate Sucree - Wicked Davey's

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    100.3 miles from Douglas, GA

    This nineteenth-century historic saloon seems somewhat out of place in this neighbourhood, but has been a staple part of the nightlife economy in the town since its construction. The saloon was a rough place, and many murders occurred in an upstairs room where a violent spirit now resides. Other ...


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    The White House Brothel

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    100.3 miles from Douglas, GA

    This private residence was formerly a brothel associated with the rough crowd, and is rumoured to be haunted by a ghostly prostitute and a sailor who died in a fight. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Marina Seafood Restaurant

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    100.3 miles from Douglas, GA

    There's something fishy going on at this old-school establishment, and its not the quality seafood or warm service either. Alas, it must be the ghost stories that plague this long standing restaurant. Staff working late hours refuse to go upstairs at night due to encounters with the apparition of ...


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    Palace Saloon

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    100.3 miles from Douglas, GA

    Built in 1878 as a haberdashery, this building became a bar around 1900. Its original tin ceilings, mosaic floors and much of its design elements remain, as do some of its former patrons. The ghosts of a Rockefeller and a Carnegie are rumored to be among these who linger here, ...


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    Bosque Bello Cemetery

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    100.4 miles from Douglas, GA

    This is a genuinely spooky cemetery, so there should be no surprise that its considered haunted. Multiple ghosts have been seen here, some seem to be the spirits of children roaming the cemetery. From Cheryl Holly: This photo was taken in August 2011.  We went to Bosquebello cemetery around 10:30pm.  I took ...


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    Florida House Inn

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    100.4 miles from Douglas, GA

    This 1857 building is said to be Florida's oldest operating hotel, so it's not surprising that it has a ghost or two in residence. The ghost of a sad-looking man has been seen here, and a female spirit is known to get into bed with the guests who share her ...


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    The Eppes House

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    100.5 miles from Douglas, GA

    This historic house is a private residence, so please respect the owners privacy. The building is rumoured to be haunted by Charlotte Eppes, who lied to her husband and forced him to kill a hotel realtor who supposedly made sexual advances upon her. Her story was of course false, ...


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    Old Jail - Amelia Island Museum of History

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    100.5 miles from Douglas, GA

    The old jail, now the Amelia Island Museum of History, is said to be haunted by Luc Simone Aury. Aury was a criminal wanted for murder, rape, robbery and perhaps even more charges, and he was sentenced to hang on the gallows in the back. On the night before his ...


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    Fort Clinch State Park

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    100.5 miles from Douglas, GA

    A part of the park system since 1935, Fort Clinch is one of the most well-preserved 19th century forts in the country. Although no battles were fought here, it was garrisoned during both the Civil and Spanish-American wars. During the 1930s, the Civilian Conservation Corps began preserving and rebuilding many ...


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    St. Peter's Episcopal Church Cemetery

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    100.6 miles from Douglas, GA

    The Amelia Island Ghost Tour usually starts here, so of course its haunted! Many tour-takers have ended up with unexplained lights and orbs in photos taken here.


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    The Amelia Island Williams House

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    100.7 miles from Douglas, GA

    This 1856 antebellum mansion is said to be haunted by partying guests. Witnesses have heard laughter and friendly chatter from the dining room and seen apparitions descending the staircase. A female apparition often appears in a mirror near the stairs, and a ghostly man and woman are known to make ...


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    Atlantic Avenue Schoolhouse

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    100.7 miles from Douglas, GA

    Built in 1886 by R. S. Schuyler, during construction, a man fell to his death here. Before he died, it’s said he crawled to a window and put his bloody hands there. The story goes that years later the ghost appeared, crawling across the school house floor, much to ...


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    Amelia Island Lighthouse

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    101.3 miles from Douglas, GA

    The oldest working lighthouse in Florida. Is it haunted? Some say so. To register for a tour of the lighthouse please contact the Recreation Center at (904) 277-7350. Tours are the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month, and The Amelia Island Lighthouse property is open to the public for ...


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    Wiccademous Grave

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    101.6 miles from Douglas, GA

    Across the street from the Fernandina Beach High School is a little dirt path that leads to an ancient oak tree with a stone marker nearby. This is, allegedly, the burial site of "Wiccademous" - a young girl who was convicted of witchcraft in the 1600s and buried beneath ...


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    Douglass Theatre

    Macon, Georgia

    102.3 miles from Douglas, GA

    After the theater underwent restoration, staff members noticed that occasionally the lights would grow dim for no apparent reason. The phenomenon is attributed to the theater's ghosts.


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    Johnston-Felton-Hay House

    Macon, Georgia

    102.8 miles from Douglas, GA

    Built in 1859, the house was converted into a museum in 1962 and donated to the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation in 1977. The museum is said to be haunted; the apparition of an elderly woman in a mid-1800s dress has been seen in the hallways. Witnesses also describe cold ...


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    1842 Inn

    Macon, Georgia

    103 miles from Douglas, GA

    A ghost, thought to be original owner John Gresham, has been seen in the Dogwood Room, and the ghost of a little girl has been seen in some of the other rooms. A third apparition, one of a tall blonde woman, has been seen in several places throughout the inn.


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    Birdsville Plantation

    Millen, Georgia

    104.5 miles from Douglas, GA

    Birdsville Plantation was built in the 1700s on land that King George III gave to Welshman Francis Jones. Construction on the plantation house began in 1782, but many additions were made over the years. Legend has it that Union soldiers, searching for the family's treasure, dug up the bodies of ...


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    Velda Mound Park

    Tallahassee, Florida

    107 miles from Douglas, GA

    Velda Mound is an archaeological site located in northern Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, United States. The site was first occupied by peoples of the Fort Walton Culture (a regional variation of the Mississippian culture)[1] in the late prehistoric period and during the protohistoric period was part of the extensive Apalachee ...


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    Anne Lytle School - The Devil's School

    Jacksonville, Florida

    107.5 miles from Douglas, GA

    Many spooky legends have been told as to why this old school building now stands unused, including that of a cannibal principal who ate the students, a 1960s furnace explosion that killed many, or the killing spree of an unhappy janitor. This dilapidated building is dangerous, structurally, and is surrounded ...


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    Florida Theatre

    Jacksonville, Florida

    108.1 miles from Douglas, GA

    Elvis Presley performed in this historic theater in 1956, and although it closed in 1980, it re-opened in 1983. Reports say a strange, unexplained humming noise has been noted in the building, and at least one apparition has been caught on camera, sitting in balcony seat E2, section 500, waving.


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    Old St. Luke's Hospital

    Jacksonville, Florida

    108.4 miles from Douglas, GA

    Now an office for the Arthritis Foundation, this 1878 hospital building originally erected to treat those with tuberculosis has seen its share of tragedy. Rumor has it that it once even housed a coffin factory. Witnesses say that ghostly patients and nurses may be seen walking the halls here.


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    Dames Point Bridge

    Jacksonville, Florida

    109 miles from Douglas, GA

    Its actual name is the Napoleon Bonaparte Broward Bridge, and it seems to be a popular place for ghosts. The 1988 structure is said to be haunted by an African-American woman whose apparition is seen walking along the bridge. Reports say she died when she was thrown over the bridge ...


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    Carriage House Apartments - Chelsea Courtyards

    Jacksonville, Florida

    109.1 miles from Douglas, GA

    Now called Chelsea Courtyards, the Carriage House Apartments are known to ghost enthusiasts for its Apartment 40. Some say that since no one has been able to cohabitate with the ghost, the apartment was used for storage for many years. Witnesses describe poltergeist activity such as things being thrown, as ...


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    San Marco Theatre

    Jacksonville, Florida

    109.3 miles from Douglas, GA

    At this art deco movie theater, folks say the ghost of a former manager sometimes pays a visit. Rumor has it that the manager died in the office, and his apparition has been seen in the room late at night.


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    Theatre Jacksonville

    Jacksonville, Florida

    109.4 miles from Douglas, GA

    Also known as the Little Theatre, the 1938 art deco structure is said to be haunted. The lobby stairwell is home to a mysterious shadow that seems to be of a man wearing a bowler hat.


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