Haunted Places in Gantt, Alabama



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    Old Covington County Jail

    Andalusia, Alabama

    6.8 miles from Gantt, AL

    This historic jail is no longer in operation, but is rumoured to be haunted. Visitors to the jail claim to have heard voices, felt cold spots and smelt new paint, despite the fact that the building was never renovated. Others claim to have seen a figure peering out of the ...


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    Consolation Church

    Greenville, Alabama

    11.9 miles from Gantt, AL

    If every ghost story about this little church is true, then this place would take the #1 prize as most haunted place on earth. Stories abound from ghostly hell hounds, wailing banshees, confederate army soldiers and so many other reports of haunted happenings that they cannot all be listed ...


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    The Dancing Ghost of Grancer Harrison

    Kinston, Alabama

    24.3 miles from Gantt, AL

    William "Grancer" Harrison loved dancing and parties so much, that he built a dance hall on his property to hold weekly festivities. As he aged he realized he would not live forever and so had a grave site with an above ground tomb constructed near the dance hall so ...


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    Aunt B's - Southern Hospitality

    Elba, Alabama

    24.5 miles from Gantt, AL

    Originally built in 1910 for the family of a doctor, Aunt B's was an inn that was rumored to be haunted. Reports say it is no longer in operation and is for sale. Witnesses say the hauntings here consist of men who try to break into the window or peer ...


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    The Rawls Hotel

    Enterprise, Alabama

    37.7 miles from Gantt, AL

    The original owner, Mr. Rawls, as well as a gaggle of ghostly children are said to haunt this quaint hotel in Enterprise, AL. Numerous reports of hearing ghostly children as well as unexplained events have been reported at this hotel which dates back to 1903.


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    Fort Crawford Cemetery

    East Brewton, Alabama

    40 miles from Gantt, AL

    Reportedly haunted by a confederate soldier as well as the ghostly voices of children laughing.


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    Troy State University

    Troy, Alabama

    41.2 miles from Gantt, AL

    Students pass along the tale of the ghost at Pace Hall, a female apparition, and of strange noises and objects that move and shake by themselves. At Shackelford Hall, now reported to be condemned, a ghost named Sally is said to haunt the third floor. She is said to have ...


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    Cobb Cemetery

    Gantt, Florida

    41.7 miles from Gantt, AL

    Here's a ghost will really specific needs... supposedly, mostly in February, and mostly around 1:24 AM, the ghost of a retired officer haunts the cemetery, looking for his wife.


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    Lake Tholocco

    Ozark, Alabama

    45.3 miles from Gantt, AL

    On the darkest nights, figures and sounds can be seen and heard in the woods. This is a spot where Confederate armies used to camp during the Civil War.


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    Jameson Inn / Quality Inn

    Crestview, Florida

    47.5 miles from Gantt, AL

    Built in 2000, the Jameson Inn started off with a bang - almost immediately the ghost of a man was seen repeatedly walking the second floor hallways, hanging about near the elevators. Some employees claim room 208 is particularly active. Other stories are a bit more gruesome: On one ...


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    IICR Inc.

    Ozark, Alabama

    48.7 miles from Gantt, AL

    Our office building is directly in front of the Claybank Church & Cemetery in Ozark, AL. Unusual and unexplained things occur frequently in our building. This has been going on for several years. A large lab book flies off shelf, splatters in floor, breaking the spine of ...


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    J. D. Holman House

    Ozark, Alabama

    50 miles from Gantt, AL

    I haven't had the opportunity to investigate all the stories on this old mansion, recently bought by the City of Ozark. It was built in 1912 by the Holman Family and is probably 8,000 square feet two-story structure with full basement, located on Broad Street in Ozark. We ...


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    Purifoy-Lipscomb House

    Pine Apple, Alabama

    50.3 miles from Gantt, AL

    The house is supposedly haunted by a slave who fell into a well and died, and who is seen on the front porch of the house. Wailing sounds are heard by visitors, and locals refuse to venture there at night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Corinth Church

    Westville, Florida

    50.8 miles from Gantt, AL

    This church was supposedly the site of a boy's grisly death in the 1960s. His bloody handprints are said to still be visible on the walls inside, particularly just to the left of the entrance. Some have even seen the young boy and his murderer walking around the ...


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    Pondtown Road

    Hartford, Alabama

    51 miles from Gantt, AL

    Pondtown Road and Justice Mills Creek are haunted by the apparition of a German Shepard, which was run over by a car. People have claimed to seen and to have heard the frightening apparition. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Bill Sketoe's Hole - Choctawhatchee Bridge

    Newton, Alabama

    51.7 miles from Gantt, AL

    There are a couple of different accounts as to why Bill Sketoe was hanged. Some claim that he deserted his post to care for a sick wife, other's that he was assisting in local guerilla operations against the army, in any event, he ran afoul of the local confederate ...


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    Sun Bright Manor

    DeFuniak Springs, Florida

    52.1 miles from Gantt, AL

    A beautiful Victorian-era boarding house with a checkered past. Visitors report doors opening and closing on their own, and numerous other odd little occurrences. Also known as the Sidney Johnston Catts House (Florida's 22nd governor, who lived there at one time), this home has been on the U.S. National Register ...


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    H and M Hot Dog Shop

    DeFuniak Springs, Florida

    52.2 miles from Gantt, AL

    Widely proclaimed as serving the best hot dogs in the world, this tiny establishment has been a staple part of the community for over half a century. The shop is also the second oldest hot dog stand in the country, and although soda is served instead of alcohol, it ...


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    Hotel DeFuniak

    DeFuniak Springs, Florida

    52.2 miles from Gantt, AL

    This hauntings at this 1920's era bed and breakfast hotel are mainly confined to an upstairs suite, so if you're looking for a paranormal experience in this old building, look no further than Room #008. Known as the 'Aviary Room', housekeeping staff and guests have reported a ghostly pair ...


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    The Little Big Store

    DeFuniak Springs, Florida

    52.2 miles from Gantt, AL

    This old-fashioned general store is rumoured to be haunted by a ghost from the past, perhaps a former owner. Phenomena reported here includes disembodied footsteps in the aisles and items being knocked from shelves by unseen hands. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Walton County Emergency Operations Center

    DeFuniak Springs, Florida

    52.5 miles from Gantt, AL

    A little girl named Sally May allegedly died on this spot in the 1920s, and she continues to haunt the area (now an Emergency Operations Center) by keeping the local 911 midnight-shift on their toes.


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    Euchee Valley Presbyterian Cemetery

    Ponce de Leon, Florida

    59.3 miles from Gantt, AL

    A malevolent spirit of a man supposedly appears at night and chases after anyone foolish enough to visit after sundown.


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    Coon Hill Cemetery

    Jay, Florida

    60.4 miles from Gantt, AL

    Reports of people being pushed by "unseen hands"... also disembodied voices and lots of alleged ghostly images appearing in photographs.


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    Nichols Creek Road

    Milton, Florida

    60.7 miles from Gantt, AL

    Homeowner Michael Wright believes his property on Nichols Creek Road is home to several spirits that tend to appear around nightfall. Mr. Wright allows investigators only by appointment, so be sure to email him ahead of time (info below).


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    Gaines Ridge Dinner Club

    Camden, Alabama

    60.8 miles from Gantt, 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

    62.1 miles from Gantt, 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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    Wait's Mansion Bed and Breakfast

    Bonifay, Florida

    63.5 miles from Gantt, AL

    Although this bed and breakfast inn is currently up for sale, the 1920's mansion it is housed in is rumoured to be haunted. Visitors have reported cold spots and strange noises, while others claim to have seen strange lights in the house. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Graceville Spook Lights

    Graceville, Florida

    63.7 miles from Gantt, AL

    A series of ghostly lights have continually been spotted near the intersection of Jones Road and SR 2 at this spot near Gracefille, Florida. Dale Cox in his book "Ghosts of Bellamy Bridge" speculates that this might be related to the lynching of Edward Christian and Hattie Browman which ...


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    Graceville Spook Lights

    Graceville, Florida

    63.7 miles from Gantt, AL

    A series of ghostly lights have continually been spotted near the intersection of Jones Road and SR 2 at this spot near Gracefille, Florida. Dale Cox in his book "Ghosts of Bellamy Bridge" speculates that this might be related to the lynching of Edward Christian and Hattie Browman which ...


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    Graceville Bridge

    Graceville, Florida

    64 miles from Gantt, AL

    In this version of the bridge ghost, participants put their cars in park on the old bridge. It is said that the ghost of a girl who died nearby will push the car to safety across the bridge.


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    Garmier Bayou

    Fort Walton Beach, Florida

    64.7 miles from Gantt, AL

    Locals say near the end of Garmier Bayou, late at night, you can see shadow figures of Native Americans who were slaughtered centuries ago.


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    New Providence Cemetery - Carstarphen Cemetery

    Coy, Alabama

    65.1 miles from Gantt, 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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    Arcadia Mill Archaeological Site

    Milton, Florida

    65.3 miles from Gantt, AL

    Arcadia Mill is an historical park open to the public, based around the largest 19th century water-powered industrial mill in the area. There is a museum and elevated boardwalk that allows guests to wander through the archaeological remains of the mill. One of the caretakers believes the museum is haunted ...


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    Red Lady of Huntingdon College

    Montgomery, Alabama

    66.2 miles from Gantt, AL

    The ghost of a lonely girl, an outcast from all her peers who committed suicide is said to wander the dorms of Huntingdon College. It is also said that every year, on the night of her suicide (no exact date on offer, of course) red light emanates from the room ...


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    Railroad Tracks

    Coy, Alabama

    66.7 miles from Gantt, 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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    Maxwell Air Force Base

    Montgomery, Alabama

    67.4 miles from Gantt, AL

    In Building 1433 an eerie presence has been felt, and lieutenants may awaken with their beds soaked in river water. Shadows move in the halls and a burnt electrical smell occurrs on the 2nd floor. Electrical phenomena have been reported as well. They say the ghosts here are Confederate soldiers ...


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    State Capitol Building

    Montgomery, Alabama

    67.9 miles from Gantt, AL

    A woman in Civil War era clothing is said to haunt the State Capitol Building.


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    1880's Josephine Hotel

    Union Springs, Alabama

    68.1 miles from Gantt, AL

    Although the historic hotel is no longer in service, it now is an art museum and a café. Ghostly voices and strange lights have been seen in the building after it has closed down for the night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Lucas Tavern - Old Alabama Town

    Montgomery, Alabama

    68.2 miles from Gantt, AL

    The ghost of owner and hostess Eliza Lucas is said to appear here. She wears Victorian clothing and is very friendly: She waves and smiles at passersby from the doorway.


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    Brooks Bridge

    Fort Walton Beach, Florida

    69.9 miles from Gantt, AL

    The Brooks Bridge is a four-lane steel and concrete structure that carries highway U.S. Route 98 over Santa Rosa Sound (mile 223 of the Gulf Coast Intracoastal Waterway) just west of the Choctawhatchee Bay between downtown Fort Walton Beach, Florida and the three-mile section of Okaloosa Island controlled by the ...


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    Black Creek Cemetery

    Freeport, Florida

    70.2 miles from Gantt, AL

    Had an old church next to the cemetery that was built in the 1800's. It is said that a young girl and her little brother were walking home one night in the early 1900's. They decided to cut across the cemetery. A bear chased them into the churches' bell tower ...


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    Bear Creek Swamp

    Prattville, Alabama

    71 miles from Gantt, AL

    Ghostly lights and Civil War era soldiers seem to be haunting Bear Creek Swamp.


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    The Plantation House

    Prattville, Alabama

    72.7 miles from Gantt, AL

    Dating back to 1832, this old home is known locally as "The Plantation House." It operated for many years as a bed and breakfast, but as of 2014 it is on the market for any interested buyers. There have long been sightings reported of the ghost of Mr ...


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    Tallapoosa Entertainment Center

    Montgomery, Alabama

    73.2 miles from Gantt, AL

    This casino is said to be haunted. There are reports of machines playing by themselves (what happens if a ghost hits the jackpot we wonder?), whispering voices and some objects appear to move independently of human interaction.


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    Rocky Mount

    Prattville, Alabama

    73.8 miles from Gantt, AL

    This 1891 establishment used to be a b&b; however, it is now only hired out for weddings and events. The ghost who resides here, believed to be the owner's Great-Aunt Mae. In life, Great-Aunt Mae loved music so much she would wake up in the middle of the night and ...


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    St. James Hotel

    Selma, Alabama

    75.8 miles from Gantt, 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

    75.9 miles from Gantt, 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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    Vaughan Smitherman Museum

    Selma, Alabama

    75.9 miles from Gantt, 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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    Trotter Home

    Selma, Alabama

    76.1 miles from Gantt, 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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    George Baker House

    Selma, Alabama

    76.1 miles from Gantt, 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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