Haunted Places in Fincastle, Tennessee



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    United States Post Office

    Jellico, Tennessee

    13.2 miles from Fincastle, TN

    The old post office building is haunted by several spirits. Disembodied footsteps and loud voices are heard when no one is around. Mail is thrown around the post office, and objects go missing, only to turn up in different places to where they were left. The apparition of a tall ...


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    Grant Lee Hall

    Harrogate, Tennessee

    24.3 miles from Fincastle, TN

    The historic Grant Lee Hall dormitory building at Lincoln Memorial University was once part of a hotel, which caught fire in 1904, killing a woman and her child on the fourth floor. Her ghost has been seen in a red dress, including one day in the 1950s when the building ...


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    Alexander Inn

    Oak Ridge, Tennessee

    28.5 miles from Fincastle, TN

    Although this 1943 inn is now closed and set to be turned into a senior living facility, it was rumored to be haunted. Folks said footsteps could be heard walking up the stairs and blood could be seen on the hotel walls. From the outside, an apparition has been seen ...


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    Warfield Cemetery

    Barbourville, Kentucky

    31.6 miles from Fincastle, TN

    Some claim that at the Warfield Cemetery, something unseen will follow you, moving as you do, terrorizing you as you walk through the graveyard, never stopping until you step outside the gate.


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    Union College

    Barbourville, Kentucky

    33 miles from Fincastle, TN

    Union College seems to have a haunted Financial Aid office: Witnesses say the doors open and close, and even lock and unlock, on their own. The spirit is believed to be a woman who lived and died under mysterious circumstances here when the building was a private residence. Also haunting ...


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    Cumberland Falls State Resort Park

    Williamsburg, Kentucky

    33.9 miles from Fincastle, TN

    Stories about the Cumberland Falls State Park tell of a 1950s bride and groom on their honeymoon. The bride lost her balance and fell from the cliff now called Lover's Leap. Reports say drivers have hit a woman in a wedding dress in the area, although when they got out ...


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    Baker Peters Mansion

    Knoxville, Tennessee

    34.4 miles from Fincastle, TN

    The mansion, now Baker Peters Jazz Club, is said to be haunted by Abner Baker, a former resident of the 1840 building. The mansion was inhabited by Dr. Baker's family and several wounded Confederate soldiers whom he was helping during the Civil War. When the Union learned Dr. Baker was ...


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    Kingstone Lisle Inn

    Robbins, Tennessee

    36.5 miles from Fincastle, TN

    Called the Snoring Ghost, the ghost in residence here is said to be Thomas Hughes, the town's founder. He originally built the place for his mother, but remains in spirit. He is known to pull blankets back on the bed and audibly snore. The inn can be accessed through tours.


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    1880 Newbury House

    Robbins, Tennessee

    36.7 miles from Fincastle, TN

    It is said that at the Newbury House, ghostly occurrences are not unknown. It seems that especially single female guests are known to awaken in the night with the ghost of a man standing over their bed. The ghost is thought to be Charles Oldfield, and the Charles Oldfield Room ...


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    Glenmore Mansion

    Jefferson City, Tennessee

    37 miles from Fincastle, TN

    Before the death of local historian Thomas Roach, he remarked that if a ghost was sighted at the mansion, it might just be of him. Ever since, visitors have noted a friendly presence and a misty apparition on the lower floor of the mansion. People have also reported sighting a ...


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    Wheatland Plantation

    Sevierville, Tennessee

    40 miles from Fincastle, TN

    Wheatland Plantation, located off of Boyd's Creek Highway in Sevierville, is an 1820 Federal Style home that was constructed around a large geode by a Freemason. The property has seen more than 70 murders and deaths within its walls, while the grounds bore witness to battles of both the ...


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    Tennessee Mountain Inn - Econo Lodge

    Jefferson City, Tennessee

    42.2 miles from Fincastle, TN

    Once the Tennessee Mountain Inn but now reported to be an EconoLodge, this place is the home of a ghostly little girl. She has been seen on the balcony or in the hallways by guests and employees alike, and they say she is very sweet and friendly. Who she is ...


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    Millenium Manor House

    Alcoa, Tennessee

    43.7 miles from Fincastle, TN

    The manor was built during the early 20th century, and the owner and his wife believed that as long as they worked on the property, they would never die. They eventually passed away, but many believe that their spirits still linger on the property. People have reported hearing disembodied footsteps ...


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    Bethesda Church and Cemetery

    Morristown, Tennessee

    47.1 miles from Fincastle, TN

    The apparitions of restless Confederate soldiers are seen inside and outside the church building. They are aggressive towards visitors to the cemetery. The apparition of a weeping woman has been seen on the far side of the cemetery. Her cries are often heard late at night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    LeConte Lodge

    Sevierville, Tennessee

    47.9 miles from Fincastle, TN

    In the early hours of morning, guests staying the lodge have reported awakening to see a young girl standing at the foot of their beds, who disappears when she is seen. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Red Dog Road

    Harlan, Kentucky

    51.1 miles from Fincastle, TN

    This road has been haunted by mysterious lights which flicker from tree to tree. If one is quiet at a certain fork in the road you can hear someone or something walking in the woods above the road. A huge shadowed specter has been seen several times standing in ...


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    Family Inn

    Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

    51.7 miles from Fincastle, TN

    Folks say a shadowy form watches over you at this inn. The ghost is said to belong to an elderly woman who was killed here while she was working late.


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    Little Greenbrier Lodge Bed and Breakfast

    Sevierville, Tennessee

    54.2 miles from Fincastle, TN

    According to the locals, the friendly ghost of Margretta Craig haunts this 1939 bed-and-breakfast. The room where she is most often seen is dedicated to her, and the owners display photographs of her in her room. The ghost is said to do nice things like close the door behind you.


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    Mysterious Mansion

    Gatlinburg, Tennessee

    56.5 miles from Fincastle, TN

    The mystery of the Mansion involves a sobbing spirit. Locals tell the tale of a 7-year-old girl who died when she fell off the balcony into a creek below. Her ghost is said to appear around the anniversary of her death, crying and pointing up to the spot from which ...


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    Newport Memorial Building

    Newport, Tennessee

    56.6 miles from Fincastle, TN

    In 1971 there was a plane crash on a mountain in Parotsville Tennessee. Limbs were scattered everywhere and no survivors were ever found. While waiting for the bodies to be identified they were housed in the Cocke County Memorial Building. Among the bodies were many small children. Many ...


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    Rocky River Motel

    Gatlinburg, Tennessee

    56.8 miles from Fincastle, TN

    We have lived at this motel for three weeks. In that time, we have had two incidents where there was a clear and loud knock at the door, but when we opened it there is no one anywhere in sight. Our wall clock sometimes runs backwards. My girlfriend clearly saw ...


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    Rocky Top Village Inn

    Gatlinburg, Tennessee

    56.8 miles from Fincastle, TN

    A multiple murder that occurred a couple decades ago is the source for this building's haunting, locals say. So the harrowing story goes, the back office was the site where two workers were brutally killed for a reason still unknown. Witnesses have heard the screams of the victims and seen ...


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    Cabin On Roaring Fork

    Gatlinburg, Tennessee

    57 miles from Fincastle, TN

    This cabin is over 200 years old. The cabin seems to be occupied by the ghost of a woman. The website address is: CabinOnRoaringFork.com The number of paranormal events are too numerous to mention, but here are a couple: One family decided to go by a fast food restaurant to get ...


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    Garden Plaza Hotel - Holiday Inn Sunspree

    Gatlinburg, Tennessee

    57.1 miles from Fincastle, TN

    This hotel building has more than its share of haunts. A man is said to have committed suicide in Room 471, and a reflection of his ghost is said to be seen in the nearby windows, walking around the pool at night. A Boy Scout troop leader is said to ...


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    General Morgan Inn

    Greeneville, Tennessee

    69.9 miles from Fincastle, TN

    This historic hotel is said to be haunted by a ghost named Green Room Grace. Grace was a waitress at the hotel long ago, and she is said to be playful and fun. She loves spoons, and has been known to snatch them from The Green Room, the hotel's restaurant, ...


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    Samuel Cleage House - Clegg House

    Athens, Tennessee

    70.2 miles from Fincastle, TN

    The Samuel Cleage House dates back to around 1826. Local residents know it colloquially as "The Clegg House." Locals gave accounts of noises and voices that have caused the inability to hold tennants in the past. Now, the building is gutted and going thru possible restoration. Summary of events: Plenty ...


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    Campbell Cemetery

    Busy, Kentucky

    71.1 miles from Fincastle, TN

    Ther is a site at Campbell Cemetery called Coffin Rock, where locals say a man was shot and killed long ago. Now, when it rains, there appears to be blood running down the rock. Several ghosts are said to call this area home as well: an old man who flags ...


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    Benham School House Inn

    Cumberland, Kentucky

    71.8 miles from Fincastle, TN

    The building that houses the inn was an old high school, and some say the ghostly students return to their old stomping grounds. According to reports, the inn still houses the student lockers and class photos in the hallways, and in these hallways witnesses have heard unexplained runnning footsteps, laughter ...


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    Keith Mansion Bed and Breakfast

    Athens, Tennessee

    74 miles from Fincastle, TN

    At this inn, built in 1858, you may come across the ghost of a Civil War soldier. The inn was taken over by the troops during the war, and it is believed that this soldier died on the premises. Voices have been reported, as well as objects that move on ...


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    Thomas Divide Overlook

    Cherokee, North Carolina

    76 miles from Fincastle, TN

    Night-time visitors to this overlook area off the Blue Ridge Parkway (near mile marker 464) often claim to see strange, glowing lights in the sky. No one has yet been able to definitively explain the source or reason for these lights.


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    Free Union Separate Baptist Church

    Columbia, Kentucky

    76.6 miles from Fincastle, TN

    The cemetery is reportedly haunted by the ghost of a man holding an infant. People claim the ghosts are waiting for the man's wife to die so that they can be reunited as a family.


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    June Tolliver House

    Big Stone Gap, Virginia

    77.4 miles from Fincastle, TN

    This 1890's residence featured in the local newspaper several years ago, when a visitor to the house photographed a ghostly woman in white. Other phenomena reported here includes apparitions rushing past the bay windows at the front of the building and paintings being moved around by unseen hands. (Submitted by Callum ...


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    Rotherwood Mansion

    Kingsport, Tennessee

    80.2 miles from Fincastle, TN

    This mansion built in 1818 by the Reverend Frederick A. Ross is said to be the home of a ghostly Lady in White. So the legend says, she is Ross's daughter Rowena, and she is looking for her love who was drowned in nearby Holston River. It is said that ...


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    Boone Tavern

    Berea, Kentucky

    81.4 miles from Fincastle, TN

    At this historic guesthouse for Berea College, many strange events have been reported. Some say the site was once part of the Underground Railroad, and the apparition of at an African-American boy has been spotted here; others say this information is inaccurate, and that the hotel was not built until ...


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    Lindsey Wilson College

    Columbia, Kentucky

    84.3 miles from Fincastle, TN

    At Lindsey Wilson College's Horton Hall, rumors abound...especially about the dorm rooms on the second floor. Witnesses say dark ghosts float up and shake the ceiling tiles or creep down into the bedrooms. So the stories go, if you come across these mysterious beings, you should stay really still. If ...


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    Balsam Mountain Inn

    Sylva, North Carolina

    86.6 miles from Fincastle, TN

    This early-1900s inn has two haunted rooms: 205 and 207. There are logs in the room where guests can write about anything strange that occurs during their stay. Folks have reported footsteps, jiggling doorknobs, unexplained noises, and other sounds of someone making a racket in the hallway.


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    The Haintin' Holler

    Burkesville, Kentucky

    86.7 miles from Fincastle, TN

    As it's called by locals "The Haintin; Holler" is located on HWY 3115, about 1/4 mile past the Gray Gap Road you will enter this area. It runs from there to about 1/4 mile from the end of Turner Branch Road. Turner Branch Road comes to a dead end ...


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    Motel 80

    Emmalena, Kentucky

    87.1 miles from Fincastle, TN

    Rumor has it that at this site, a man once committed a double murder. It's said that he found his wife together with another man in a hotel room, and shot and killed them both. Witnesses say the spirit of the man who was shot still remains behind, turning the ...


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    Laurel Grove Cemetery

    Norton, Virginia

    88.8 miles from Fincastle, TN

    Laurel Grove Cemetery, often referred to as Ramsey Cemetery or the Ramsey Family Cemetery, is said to be haunted by something that makes the temperature inside very cold after midnight. Shadowy figures, leaves that move without a breeze, and footsteps also have been reported.


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    Pinhook Plantation House

    Calhoun, Tennessee

    89.2 miles from Fincastle, TN

    Many ghosts have been reported here, including the Lady in the Gray Gown, a ghost who has been known to open the front door and walk up the stairway. There is also a monk who once held a meeting with several other ghosts in the Gathering Room. Reports say another ...


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    Western Carolina University - The Moore Building

    Cullowhee, North Carolina

    90.2 miles from Fincastle, TN

    As rumor has it, in the mid-1960s a student was murdered after she refused a man's amorous advances. She now is said to haunt the third floor, crying, screaming and pacing. The man was caught and served a few years in a mental hospital, but then was released. He passed ...


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    The Inn at Wise

    Wise, Virginia

    90.3 miles from Fincastle, TN

    The 1910 historic inn was in a dilapidated condition for many years prior to being refurbished, and now encapsulates its colourful past through delightful guest rooms, fine dining and a whole trove of ghost stories. Reports range from ghostly voices and screams from empty rooms to curtains opening and ...


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    The University of Virginia's College at Wise - Bowers-Sturgill

    Wise, Virginia

    91.1 miles from Fincastle, TN

    The University of Virginia's College at Wise is believed to be home to a ghost. According to legend, she is the spirit of a young girl whose apparition appears hanging from the pipes in Bowers-Sturgill Hall, where she committed suicide.


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    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville, Kentucky

    96.6 miles from Fincastle, TN

    At Campbellsville University's Fine Arts Building, which was originally a Catholic Hospital, ghostly babies have been known to cry at night. Footsteps can sometimes be heard, cold spots felt, and pottery wheels have been spotted turning all by themselves.


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    Inn on Main Street

    Weaverville, North Carolina

    96.8 miles from Fincastle, TN

    The Inn on Main Street is rumored to be haunted. Doors have been heard opening and closing on their own, pictures have been heard falling off walls, although the fallen pictures were never found.


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    Church of the Redeemer

    Woodfin, North Carolina

    97.8 miles from Fincastle, TN

    Church of the Redeemer, built in 1888 with two Tiffany windows, was originally the family chapel for a nearby mansion. The mansion has since burned down. According to witnesses, a female apparition has been spotted coming down the stairs of the sloped cemetery in back. She then crosses Riverside Drive ...


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    Hiestand House

    Campbellsville, Kentucky

    98 miles from Fincastle, TN

    This historic stone cottage is now a museum, but was formerly built in the early nineteenth century by a family of emigrants. After being abandoned for a period of time, a middle class family moved in, but fled after reporting apparitions, disembodied footsteps and strange fires. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Fletcher School of Dance

    Woodfin, North Carolina

    98 miles from Fincastle, TN

    Fletcher School of Dance is rumored to be haunted by shadowy figures who moved construction workers' tools during a renovation and made odd sounds throughout the building.


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    Beaver Lake

    Asheville, North Carolina

    98.8 miles from Fincastle, TN

    Beaver Lake is home to the spirit of a young man who drowned here in the 1970s, according to local lore. His ghost is seen on the lakeshore. A female apparition also has been spotted standing on the dam and looking down into the water. She is thought to be ...


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    Highland Hospital Site

    Asheville, North Carolina

    99.4 miles from Fincastle, TN

    A mental asylum used to stand on these grounds, but in 1948, a fire destroyed the property; nine died including the former wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Zelda. It is believed that the casualties could have been zero, but the patients were drugged and locked in their rooms awaiting further ...


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