Haunted Places in Elloree, South Carolina



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    Church of the Holy Cross Cemetery

    Sumter, South Carolina

    29.2 miles from Elloree, SC

    The ghost of a Confederate soldier strolls through the Church of the Holy Cross Cemetery, sometimes joined by the apparition of a woman who has been known to sit with her legs crossed in a tree with low-hanging branches.


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    Salem Black River Church

    Mayesville, South Carolina

    36.4 miles from Elloree, SC

    Salem Black River Church, built in 1846, is believed to be haunted by a ghostly Southern Belle and a sad little boy. Cold spots have been noted by visitors as well.


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    Summerville Light

    Summerville, South Carolina

    39.5 miles from Elloree, SC

    The Summerville Light is believed to be the ghost of a woman who lived here over 100 years ago. Legend has it that she met her husband at the train after work every night, with a lantern to guide them home. He was killed in a logging accident nearby, and ...


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    Fort Jackson

    Columbia, South Carolina

    39.8 miles from Elloree, SC

    The United States Army installation Fort Jackson, named for U.S. Army General and President Andrew Jackson, is said to be haunted. At its artillery range, the ghost of a female soldier rumored to have killed herself in a latrine appears with a hole in her helmet. And in the B ...


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    Rembert Church

    Sumter, South Carolina

    41.1 miles from Elloree, SC

    While visiting the cemetery behind the old Rembert Church, folks say they've heard singing and seen lights on inside the church.


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    University of South Carolina

    Columbia, South Carolina

    41.4 miles from Elloree, SC

    The University of South Carolina is said to be haunted by quite a few spirits. The library is said to be visited by former President McKissick, and ghostly soldiers and a spectral woman with long dark hair have been spotted at the DeSaussure College building. The woman is believed to ...


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    Longstreet Theatre

    Columbia, South Carolina

    41.5 miles from Elloree, SC

    Longstreet Theatre was once a Civil War hospital, and rumor has it that the room that serves as the green room is the former morgue. Cold spots, uneasy feelings, apparitions and strange noises have been reported in the area.


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    Cottageville Cemetery

    Cottageville, South Carolina

    41.8 miles from Elloree, SC

    A local legend surrounds Cottageville Cemetery. It says that those who drive around the cemetery three times, then drive into its center and flash their lights three times, will see the deceased leave their graves, walk around, and throw things.


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    Price House Cottage

    Summerville, South Carolina

    42.1 miles from Elloree, SC

    It is said that the ghost who resides here likes to make off with nice jewelry. The owner himself has had a pair of sapphire cufflinks go missing, and to add to the mystery, his daughter lost a ring that later turned up in an old thesaurus.


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    Summerville Cemetery and Mausoleum

    Summerville, South Carolina

    42.1 miles from Elloree, SC

    Summerville Cemetery and Mausoleum is also called Park Cemetery by some locals. Witnesses say a child, possibly one buried here named Jessie Blue Hyatt, has been heard crying here. Some visitors also report a phantom smell of smoke and a feeling of difficulty breathing.


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    This Whole House

    Summerville, South Carolina

    42.2 miles from Elloree, SC

    This Whole House is a tearoom that's rumored to be haunted by a ghost named Mary Helen. The building dates as far back as 1875 and was once, allegedly, a brothel. Paranormal activity includes the sound of breaking dishes in the kitchen and objects being moved by unseen hands. Also, ...


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    Rice Hope Plantation

    Moncks Corner, South Carolina

    48 miles from Elloree, SC

    Mistress Chicken is the name of this plantation's resident ghost. She rocks in a rocking chair inside the Heron Room. It is said that she exists to comfort a child who once lived at this plantation and was once tied to a tombstone by a nasty schoolmaster as punishment. The ...


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    Jacksonboro Light

    Elloree, South Carolina

    51.2 miles from Elloree, SC

    If you walk along Parkers Ferry Road late at night, you might catch a glimpse of a swinging lantern light, said to be carried by the ghost of a preacher who died when he was struck by a train one night while he was out searching for his daughter. ...


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    Magnolia Plantation and Gardens

    Charleston, South Carolina

    53 miles from Elloree, SC

    Featured on an episode of TV's Ghost Hunters, the Magnolia Plantation is rumored to be haunted. The plantation has been owned by the same family since 1680; the investigation turned up unexplained music, a young girl's voice, a cough, and a woman's voice that asked "What are you doing?"


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    Yeamans Hall

    Hanahan, South Carolina

    53.9 miles from Elloree, SC

    According to local lore, the spirit of Mary Hyrne haunts this building where she once lived. She appears as a little lady in a period black dress with a white cap.


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    Sansbury Cemetery

    Timmonsville, South Carolina

    56.3 miles from Elloree, SC

    Different from the Sansbury Hill Cemetery, also in Timmonsville, the Sansbury Cemetery is an eerie place where unexplained noises, including a baby crying, have been reported. Folks also have reported feelings of despair and fear here, but giving the surroundings, this is may not be unusual!


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    Charleston Naval Shipyard

    North Charleston, South Carolina

    57.7 miles from Elloree, SC

    At the Charleston Naval Base, the apparition of a slave girl has been noticed in a clump of trees.


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    Tans Bay Baptist Church

    Effingham, South Carolina

    60.6 miles from Elloree, SC

    Tans Bay Baptist Church is thought to be haunted by the ghost of a baby who died here before the building housed a church. It's said that the baby accidentally fell on its head and died instantly, and now floating lights and the sound of a baby crying can be ...


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    Annie's Inn Bed and Breakfast

    Aiken, South Carolina

    61 miles from Elloree, SC

    This early-1800s inn is said to be haunted by the ghost of a little girl who wanders in the halls calling out for her mama.


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    Rutledge Victorian Guest House

    Charleston, South Carolina

    63.2 miles from Elloree, SC

    At Rutledge Victorian Guesthouse, the ghost of a young girl who perished in a fire years ago is said to reside. She makes herself known by turning lights on and off and peering in from a window over the stairs. The smell smoke can be evident when the ghost is ...


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    Charleston Harley Davidson - Bicycle Shoppe

    Charleston, South Carolina

    63.5 miles from Elloree, SC

    Formerly Charleston Harley-Davidson, the Bicycle Shoppe is rumored to be haunted by a good and an evil spirit. Witnesses have noticed a strong, sweet fragrance in certain places on the premises.


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    Boone Hall Plantation

    Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

    63.5 miles from Elloree, SC

    Boone Hall Plantation, in operation since the late 1600s, is said to be haunted by a soldier. His apparition has been seen attempting to remove a bullet from an injured fellow soldier.


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    Jasmine House Inn

    Charleston, South Carolina

    63.6 miles from Elloree, SC

    According to reports, a guest in the Chrysanthemum Room awoke to find a woman's ghost standing near his bed. The guest said that the ghost didn't want him to leave the inn. To show her displeasure at his leaving, she tore up his newspaper into tiny pieces and left them ...


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    Old Charleston Jail

    Charleston, South Carolina

    63.7 miles from Elloree, SC

    The Old City Jail, built in 1802 and in operation until 1939, today is used by the American College of the Building Arts (ACBA) as a laboratory and classroom. In its day, it housed many infamous criminals, including Lavinia Fisher, the first female mass murderer. It is believed to be ...


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    Meeting Street Inn

    Charleston, South Carolina

    63.7 miles from Elloree, SC

    Rooms 303 and 107 are said to be haunted. The ghost of 303 has not been seen but apparently likes to play tricks with the doors. In room 107 there are reports of a female apparition.


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    Poogan's Porch

    Charleston, South Carolina

    63.8 miles from Elloree, SC

    The restaurant called Poogan’s Porch is housed in a 1888 home. Poogan was a friendly neighborhood stray dog who started to hang out on the porch when the restaurant opened, and he was adopted by the owner. Eventually Poogan passed away, and his little grave sits on the property. The ...


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    St. Philip's Graveyard

    Charleston, South Carolina

    63.9 miles from Elloree, SC

    St. Philip's Graveyard is adjacent to the historic St. Philip's Episcopal Church, established in 1680. Among those buried here are Southern writer DuBose Heyward, former U.S. vice president John C. Calhoun, and other politicians form the country's early days. An apparition of a woman crying over a grave has ...


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    Dock Street Theatre

    Charleston, South Carolina

    63.9 miles from Elloree, SC

    The 1736 Dock Street Theater is said to be haunted by Nettie Dickerson, who came to town around 1840. She was 25, an old spinster by the day's standards, and although she was intelligent and attractive, no men would take her for a wife. Heartbroken, she got a church clerk ...


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    Patriots Point Museum - USS Yorktown

    Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

    64 miles from Elloree, SC

    The USS Yorktown at Patriots Point Museum is an Essex-class aircraft carrier named in honor of the sunken USS Yorktown, destroyed in 1942 during the Battle of Midway. The vessel has been used in films "Tora! Tora! Tora!" and "The Philadelphia Experiment among others. Witnesses, both staff and visitors, have ...


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    Hannah Heyward House

    Charleston, South Carolina

    64 miles from Elloree, SC

    This historic private home, originally built at the end of the Revolutionary War by war widow Mrs. Heyward, is said to be the site of ghostly appearances since 1805. That's when Mrs. Heyward first saw the ghost of her son James, whom she believed was on a hunting trip. She ...


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    Talvande Mansion - Swords Gate House

    Charleston, South Carolina

    64 miles from Elloree, SC

    This very old house, now a private home, was a boarding school for teenage girls in the 1800s. When one of the girls eloped, damaging the school's reputation, Headmistress Madame Talvande turned the school into a fortress and watched the girls very closely. It is said that she still lingers ...


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    Old Exchange Building

    Charleston, South Carolina

    64.1 miles from Elloree, SC

    Rumor has it that the historic Old Exchange Building is haunted, and witnesses claim to have seen swinging chains and orbs in the basement, reportedly once inhabited by the pirate Blackbeard. Cold spots and doors that shut by themselves have been witnessed upstairs.


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    Graves near Lincoln Village

    Hartsville, South Carolina

    64.1 miles from Elloree, SC

    According to local tales, an overgrown and haunted graveyard stands adjacent to the abandoned Lincoln Village apartment complex, in the wooded area at the northwest corner of the complex. Caution: The graves are sunken and the ground is soft; graves here may be deep.


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    Old Sheldon Church Ruins

    Yemassee, South Carolina

    64.2 miles from Elloree, SC

    The Old Sheldon Church was housed in a church built in the mid-1700s. The British burned it in 1779, during the Revolutionary War, but was rebuilt in 1826, only to be burned again in the Civil War. It is said to be haunted by an unknown Pilgrim woman in a ...


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    Battery Carriage House Inn

    Charleston, South Carolina

    64.3 miles from Elloree, SC

    If you are looking for a haunted room, you might try room 8 of the Battery Carriage House Inn. Many guests claim to have been awakened in the middle of the night by an apparition that is described as being a headless torso. Room 10 also has quite ...


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    White Point Garden

    Charleston, South Carolina

    64.4 miles from Elloree, SC

    Aka The Battery, White Park Gardens is said to be home to some spirits of pirates that were hanged here long ago. Rumor has it the ghosts walk through the park looking for their executioners.


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    Coker College

    Hartsville, South Carolina

    65.1 miles from Elloree, SC

    At Coker College, a private liberal arts school founded in 1908, a ghostly girl is said to roam in a dorm building. The ghost also is said to cause strange sounds, turn off radios and make alarm clocks ring in the middle of the night. According to campus legend, she ...


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    Old Village Post House - Guilds Inn

    Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

    65.3 miles from Elloree, SC

    Once the "Guilds Inn" (until around 2004), this is now a restaurant and inn called "Old Village Post House". It was featured in "Haunted Inns of the Southeast" under its previous incarnation. The book suggested that the ghost of its previous owner, Captain Samuel Guilds, still haunted the ...


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    Fairfield County Museum

    Winnsboro, South Carolina

    65.5 miles from Elloree, SC

    Fairfield County Museum is housed in a former 1832 home. It is said to be haunted by two soldiers' ghosts, and an apparition of an elderly lady has been seen as well. Witnesses also have reported unexplained noises, footsteps, and extension cords that moved along the ground by themselves.


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    Fairfield County Courthouse

    Winnsboro, South Carolina

    65.6 miles from Elloree, SC

    The Fairfield County Courthouse has a ghost, that of Mary Ingleman, aka the Witch of Winnsboro Courthouse. It all started in 1792, when folks were accusing each other of being witches. Mary, along with others, was accused, beaten and tortured by the townsfolk. When she reported the incident to authorities, ...


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    Holley House - Hotel Aiken

    Aiken, South Carolina

    66.2 miles from Elloree, SC

    The Hotel Aiken, housed in an 1878 hotel building, is haunted--especially on the second floor. Witnesses have heard whispering, crying and screaming from empty rooms, and seen shadow figures flit past. Toilets flush and doors open and close by themselves, and ghosts play tricks with the housekeepers' carts, moving them ...


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    Old Post Office

    Aiken, South Carolina

    66.4 miles from Elloree, SC

    This historic post office has many legends associated with it, and is rumoured to be one of the most haunted buildings in town. In the postmasters office, there is a ladder that leads to secret passages in the ceiling of the building, which the postmaster himself used to spy ...


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    Fort Sumter

    Charleston, South Carolina

    67.2 miles from Elloree, SC

    Fort Sumter is said to be haunted by a soldier's ghost. On April 13, Union Army Major Robert Anderson surrendered Fort Sumter to the Confederates. He ordered a final 100-gun salute to the Union flag, and on the 47th shot, a gun misfired and killed Union Soldier Daniel Hough. Since ...


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    Graniteville Cemetery

    Graniteville, South Carolina

    70.5 miles from Elloree, SC

    Rumor has it that a witch ghost appears late at night here, putting flowers on the graves of children. Witnesses claim to have experienced lots of eerie things here, from screams, gunshots and laughter to the dead reaching up and grabbing visitors' feet.


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    Prospect Church

    Patrick, South Carolina

    70.6 miles from Elloree, SC

    According to local legend, on moonlit nights at Prospect Church, those who park in the last parking space on the right side of the church and peer at the last window on the second story will see a ghost who moves the curtains violently as if in a struggle inside.


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    Montrose Cemetery - Lowthers Hill Cemetery

    Darlington, South Carolina

    74.2 miles from Elloree, SC

    Montrose Cemetery, aka Lowthers Hill Cemetery, is very old and spooky, according to witnesses who describe feelings of fear and nausea on the grounds. The cemetery was so old and run down that a mass marker was placed outside naming the known burials inside. Some say a murderer brought children ...


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    DuPre House

    Georgetown, South Carolina

    75.1 miles from Elloree, SC

    Reports say the DuPre house was once a bed-and-breakfast, but currently may be empty and up for sale. The house was built around 1740 and is said to have two ghosts in residence: a woman and her daughter, both from the Civil War era. Their spirits have been seen and ...


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    Redcliffe Plantation

    Beech Island, South Carolina

    75.1 miles from Elloree, SC

    Redcliffe Plantation is said to be haunted by former 1800s owner Sen. James Hammond. Rumor has it that if you go near a certain field with only three trees, strange things will begin to happen.


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    Strand Theatre

    Georgetown, South Carolina

    75.2 miles from Elloree, SC

    The 1941 Strand Theatre is home to some odd occurrences. Footsteps have been heard in the empty balcony, and during a production of Ghosts of the Coast, based on local ghost tales, the staff began to witness cold spots and whispers coming from the backstage area. A ghost hunter was ...


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    Kaminski Building

    Georgetown, South Carolina

    75.2 miles from Elloree, SC

    The Kaminski Building is one of two that house Georgetown’s Rice Museum. The 1842 Kaminski Building was a retail store for many years. Witnesses at the museum have heard footsteps, including one set that sounds like it has a peg-leg, in the art gallery. It is also believed that an ...


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