Haunted Places in Emelle, Alabama



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    Alamuchee-Bellamy Covered Bridge

    Livingston, Alabama

    12 miles from Emelle, AL

    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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    Gaineswood Plantation

    Demopolis, Alabama

    31.8 miles from Emelle, AL

    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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    Pigford Building

    Meridian, Mississippi

    33.7 miles from Emelle, AL

    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

    33.8 miles from Emelle, AL

    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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    Merrehope

    Meridian, Mississippi

    34.1 miles from Emelle, AL

    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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    Pickens County Courthouse

    Carrollton, Alabama

    38.9 miles from Emelle, AL

    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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    Whatley House

    Moundville, Alabama

    41.3 miles from Emelle, AL

    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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    Moundville Archaeological Park

    Moundville, Alabama

    44.1 miles from Emelle, AL

    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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    Stucky's Bridge

    Enterprise, Mississippi

    45.4 miles from Emelle, AL

    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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    Armstrong Road - Railway Tracks

    Columbus, Mississippi

    51.9 miles from Emelle, AL

    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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    Jemison Center - Old Bryce Mental Hospital

    Northport, Alabama

    52.5 miles from Emelle, AL

    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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    Friendship Cemetery

    Columbus, Mississippi

    52.5 miles from Emelle, AL

    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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    Old Bryce Hospital

    Northport, Alabama

    52.5 miles from Emelle, AL

    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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    Lincoln House Bed and Breakfast

    Columbus, Mississippi

    53.1 miles from Emelle, AL

    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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    Princess Theatre

    Columbus, Mississippi

    53.2 miles from Emelle, AL

    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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    Callaway Hall - Mississippi University for Women

    Columbus, Mississippi

    53.2 miles from Emelle, AL

    Reportedly haunted by a ghost named Mary.


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    Hay Hall

    Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    53.5 miles from Emelle, AL

    Yet another one of those vague claims without any substantiation the "haunting of Hay Hall" usually goes something like this: One of the rooms is supposedly haunted by a girl who used to live there.... Really? Did she die there? Why's she there? Did she just love college ...


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    Temple Heights Mansion

    Columbus, Mississippi

    53.7 miles from Emelle, AL

    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

    53.7 miles from Emelle, AL

    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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    Highland House

    Columbus, Mississippi

    54 miles from Emelle, AL

    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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    Drish House

    Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    54.3 miles from Emelle, AL

    People claim to see lights in the mansion when no one is there and there are also reports of the tower being engulfed in ghostly flames.


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    Old Public Library - Jemison Mansion

    Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    54.4 miles from Emelle, AL

    This mansion turned library turned tourist attraction/wedding venue is said to be haunted. Visitors report cold spots, strange feelings and an eerie "presence".


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    Three Legged Lady Road - Nash Road

    Columbus, Mississippi

    54.6 miles from Emelle, AL

    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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    Gamma Phi Beta House - University of Alabama

    Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    55.3 miles from Emelle, AL

    Although this haunted spot can be found on most ghost websites, there are very few accounts to be found. Reportedly the bathroom taps turn on by themselves and doors slamming. I'd mark this one as dubious.


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    Marion Military Institute

    Marion, Alabama

    58.2 miles from Emelle, AL

    Claims of strange noises and objects being moved cause some people to say that the MMI is haunted.


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    Judson College

    Marion, Alabama

    58.5 miles from Emelle, AL

    Judson College is a happening haunted hotspot. Several different ghosts, or one very mobile one appears to be haunting Judson. Some claim a specific room is haunted, some claim there are shadows and cold spots and that the ghost will touch or "mark" people in some ways. ...


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    Waverly Plantation

    West Point, Mississippi

    59.1 miles from Emelle, AL

    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

    65.8 miles from Emelle, AL

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


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    Devil Worshiper Road

    Waynesboro, Mississippi

    71.1 miles from Emelle, AL

    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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    Railroad Tracks

    Coy, Alabama

    76.2 miles from Emelle, AL

    Legend has it that there was a bus accident that killed school children on the railroad tracks and late at night you can hear the sounds of children playing and laughing on the tracks. I am not entirely sure why they would be playing and laughing on the spot where ...


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    Gregg Hamilton House

    Aberdeen, Mississippi

    76.6 miles from Emelle, AL

    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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    City Cemetery

    Kosciusko, Mississippi

    77.1 miles from Emelle, AL

    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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    Tally-Ho Restaurant

    Selma, Alabama

    77.3 miles from Emelle, AL

    The ghost of a young woman who was murdered in the restaurant many years ago still haunts it. She makes herself known by throwing objects around and moving light fittings around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Sturdivant Museum

    Selma, Alabama

    78 miles from Emelle, AL

    Those who work there claim there are many ghostly occurrences within its walls. Rocking chairs that rock on their own, doors that are opened by an unseen hand and other unexplained phenomena have lead some to conclude that Sturdivant is haunted by its former master John Parkman.


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    Brownstone Manor

    Selma, Alabama

    78.1 miles from Emelle, AL

    This grand 1890's residence is supposedly haunted by Ms Hooper, a former owner. Visitors nowadays have reported paintings being moved around, disembodied footsteps and the apparition of a woman in an old-fashioned dress. Submitted by Callum Swift


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    501 Tremont Street

    Selma, Alabama

    78.2 miles from Emelle, AL

    This privately owned home is haunted by Gerald, a ghost who moves objects in the house to suit his taste. If anything is put in a spot where it does not belong, Gerald moves it to another area. For example, the ghost doesn't like for anything to be placed on ...


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    The Castle - Weaver House

    Selma, Alabama

    78.2 miles from Emelle, AL

    This 1865 house is rumored to have been copied from a castle on the Rhine and was once owned by one of Selma's founding families. Strange things happen here, such as the faint sound of music playing at night and a light that a witness outside saw shining in the ...


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    George Baker House

    Selma, Alabama

    78.2 miles from Emelle, AL

    Thought to be build sometime before 1861, this house was the site of a Civil War battle, during which a wounded Union soldier crept beneath the stairs and died. Reports say his blood is still visible there, and residents hear footsteps in the upstairs part of the building--even though the ...


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    Trotter Home

    Selma, Alabama

    78.2 miles from Emelle, AL

    The spirit who lives here is reported to appear as a shadow in the corner of your eye. Other strange things happen here too: Doors open and lights turn on by themselves, footsteps and knocking soundes are heard, and balls of light have been seen. Also, plants are knocked down ...


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    Grace Hall

    Selma, Alabama

    78.3 miles from Emelle, AL

    Grace Hall is an 1859 private home and the residence of at least five ghosts. One, the ghost of "Miz Eliza," is a 19th-century lady of the house who in life had four daughters. She is most often seen by children and younger women. She wears a white gown and ...


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    Vaughan Smitherman Museum

    Selma, Alabama

    78.3 miles from Emelle, AL

    Formerly a civil war hospital, this historic building now serves as a local historical museum. The place is allegedly haunted by a ghostly nurse forever pacing the stairs and the third floor, as well as the former town founder who is regarded as a rather serious presence. Submitted by Callum ...


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    New Providence Cemetery - Carstarphen Cemetery

    Coy, Alabama

    78.3 miles from Emelle, AL

    Also called Coy Cemetery, this is a burial spot for prominent African-American families. A light is reported to glow over the graves, which has an unknown source. Visitors to the cemetery also have said they hear voices speaking, even calling their names.


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    St. James Hotel

    Selma, Alabama

    78.7 miles from Emelle, AL

    Built in 1837, the historic hotel was fully renovated in 1997. Frank and Jesse James were frequent, sometimes long-term, guests at the hotel. Among other spirits, the ghost of Jesse James is said to reside here, a male apparition in 1880s cowboy garb. Jesse's girlfriend Lucinda has been seen here ...


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    Old Depot Museum

    Selma, Alabama

    78.9 miles from Emelle, AL

    Formerly the city train station and an ammunitions depot, the spook haunting this museum seems to be fond of the elevator, as it has been known to move from floor to floor of its own accord. Submitted by Callum Swift


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    Gaines Ridge Dinner Club

    Camden, Alabama

    80.1 miles from Emelle, AL

    Housed in an 1820's plantation house, this quaint restaurant serves up delicious southern cuisine and a refreshing variety of ghostly tales. The most notable of these is that of the screaming lady, who has been sighted by diners and staff on many occasions since the establishment opened for business. ...


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    Nancy Mountain - Haines Mountain

    Franklin, Alabama

    85.1 miles from Emelle, AL

    Legend has it that the hauntings here center around Civil War story. Nancy and her husband lived here, and their son enlisted in the war. Word got back to Nancy that he was killed in battle, but no body was ever found. So she walked the tracks all over the ...


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    Piney Grove Baptist Church

    Morton, Mississippi

    86.5 miles from Emelle, AL

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


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    High Hill Church

    Parrish, Alabama

    86.5 miles from Emelle, AL

    This church and cemetery is believed to be haunted by locals. Locals report seeing people in the cemetery late at night. Some locals have witnessed crowds of people which resembled a revival late at night at the church even though the church has been abandoned for years. One ...


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    University of Montevallo

    Montevallo, Alabama

    88 miles from Emelle, AL

    Reports tell of a spooky tunnel that runs under this entire campus once used during the Civil War, now used as a steam chassis. The Reynolds theater department was said to be used as a Civil War hospital, and rumor has it that one of the rooms was stacked with ...


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    Lilly Lane

    Hueytown, Alabama

    89.7 miles from Emelle, AL

    The ghost of an old man apparently wanders the streets at night. Reported by numerous residents who claim to have seen him.


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