Haunted Places in Gaylesville, Alabama



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    Desoto Falls

    Mentone, Alabama

    19.5 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    The ghost of an old woman and her dog is said to wander the area around Desoto Falls. Allegedly the ghost of the old woman was angered at not having a properly marked grave after thieves stole her burial money so she wandered the hills. The legend has it that ...


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    Berry College

    Rome, Georgia

    21 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    The hauntings at Berry College have earned it the nickname Scary Berry. The ghost of a female student is supposed to haunt Ford Hall. She hanged herself upon receiving news that her boyfriend was killed in World War II. Blackstone Hall has several ghosts, the most well known perhaps being ...


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    Coat's Bend Plantation House

    Gadsden, Alabama

    23.2 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    This historic mansion is haunted by a former slave at the plantation house. Residents claim to have seen her standing in the courtyard of the mansion, staring up at them. A male resident was apparently attacked by a flying ghostly light that materialised in the private cemetery adjacent ...


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    Mount Pisgah Cemetery

    Gadsden, Alabama

    24.3 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    You may see orbs and streaks of light from the active spirits at this cemetery across from Mount Pisgah Church.


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    Piedmont Jacksonville Rd

    Piedmont, Alabama

    26.9 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    This is the Legend of The Ghost Bride Of Piedmont Jacksonville Rd. Legend has it that many years ago on Halloween, a young bride to be was getting ready for her wedding. When she went outside of her house she was attacked and dragged off to the other side ...


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    Haunted Bridge

    Gadsden, Alabama

    27.4 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    Alabama has a lot of haunted bridges. A LOT. And when you are a state who apparently decides a bridge needs to be replaced with a new one, and then moves the old one to a brand new location you can kind of understand how lots of bridge wrecks and ...


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    Mountain View Hospital

    Gadsden, Alabama

    29.7 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    Strange noises and shadowy masses have been reported by numerous visitors to the hospital.


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    Crestwood Cemetery

    Gadsden, Alabama

    30.5 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    Rumored to be located on a former slave plantation, people claim that it is haunted by slaves who died there. The specific claim that is most often repeated is that of a hanged slave that appears in the trees.


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    Lucy's Afterlife Night Club

    Gadsden, Alabama

    31.1 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    This night club housed in a 1903 historic building has a ghost named (you guessed it) Lucy. She is occasionally seen by staff and patrons wandering through the building, and is believed to be responsible for a variety of other paranormal activity reported. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Hinds Road

    Gadsden, Alabama

    31.4 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    Ah no backwoods town is complete without the story of the Witch in the Woods who sold her soul to the devil, lived in a shack (because if you sold your soul to the devil, all you'd want out of it was a shack in the middle of some hillbilly ...


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    McFall Road Tunnel

    Jacksonville, Alabama

    31.9 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    A narrow tunnel on McFall Road in Jacksonville Alabama where you can park your car and turn the headlights off. It is rumored that there are black figures that fade in and out of the shadows as your eyes adjust. (Submitted by Braden B.)


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    Coosa River Sea Serpent

    Gadsden, Alabama

    31.9 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    The Coosa River is a hotspot for sea serpent sightings and reports of something odd inhabiting the river have been made for over a hundred years.


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    Dwight Mill Village

    Gadsden, Alabama

    32.6 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    Dwight Mill Village is a housing development built by the Dwight Manufacturing Company to house workers for its cotton mill. An historical marker with a bronze bell mounted atop it is located at the intersection of Marston Avenue and Coolidge Circle. Numerous houses in this historical district have been ...


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    Dump Road - Old Chief Ladiga Trail

    Jacksonville, Alabama

    32.9 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    Many people claim to have seen many different ghostly things, primarily people in old-fashioned clothes walking the road, a possible former slave being hanged from atop an embankment. It is rumored that somewhere along the road is the site of a former slave quarter, from which horrible screams can ...


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    Barnsley Gardens Resort

    Adairsville, Georgia

    34.1 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    Built by Godfrey Barnsley in 1844, the ruins of the mansion are said to be haunted by Godfrey himself, his wife Julia, and a Confederate soldier who may be Colonel Robert Earle, killed on these grounds during the Civil War.


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    Camp Cottaquilla

    Anniston, Alabama

    36 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    This haunted story falls firmly into the category of "urban legend". No doubt a bunch of girl scouts sitting around camp invented this one, because it doesn't even make the slightest bit of sense. The legend is this: every year during the week of Halloween a one-armed girl ...


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    Memory Hill Cemetery

    Albertville, Alabama

    36.3 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    Just another haunted cemetery.


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    Hardin Bridge

    Kingston, Georgia

    36.5 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    The old Hardin Bridge is still there, though a new one was built around 2010-2011 crossing the Etowah River just next to it. It is said that a couple accidentally drove off the old bridge many decades ago, and their spirits still haunt the area. Voices and screams ...


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    Johnny Mitchell's Smokehouse

    Euharlee, Georgia

    36.6 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    Set in the 1800's settlement of Euharlee, this local smokehouse and barbecue restaurant is rumoured to be haunted by a male settler, who crosses the road at night from a nearby cemetery. He has been seen by staff and diners on several occasions. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Albertville Public Library

    Albertville, Alabama

    36.9 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    An elevator that runs by itself. Water faucets that turn on and off. Are the former owners of this home-turned-library angry at the intrusion into their afterlives or just trying to say hello?


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    Main Street Strip

    Albertville, Alabama

    37.2 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    Apparently the entire length of Main Street is haunted by the ghosts of tornado victims. Residents hear screaming and footsteps and other ghostly sounds.


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    El Rayos Authentic Mexican

    Calhoun, Georgia

    38 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    The building that houses El Rayos Authentic Mexican Restaurant, formerly Place on Peidmont restaurant, was once a private home. Legend has it that it was inhabited by a woman and a little girl, who was run over by a car here. The woman lived here until her death of natural ...


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    Fort McClellan

    Anniston, Alabama

    39.7 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    Supposed to be haunted. Your guess is as good as ours as to how or the particulars as we have not been able to uncover much, or any, info, however we will keep looking. If you find any actual documentation on this haunting, let us know.


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    Whole Backstage Theater

    Guntersville, Alabama

    42.9 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    A pyromaniac ghost? That might be a first. Rumored to be haunted by an old man ghost with a fondness for flammables as well as a young boy who is often heard laughing.


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    Gallant Children's Cemetery

    Gallant, Alabama

    43.5 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    Visitors here may see ghostly children coming out to play.


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    Stringfellow Memorial Hospital

    Anniston, Alabama

    44.2 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    Reportedly haunted by a ghostly organ player who plays the chapel organ in the wee hours of the morning.


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    Gordon Lee House

    Chickamauga, Georgia

    44.2 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    The 1840's antebellum mansion is said to be haunted by a man in a civil war uniform, along with the ghost of a German Shepard that belonged to a former owner. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Rock Building

    Bremen, Georgia

    44.4 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    This clubhouse for the local tennis courts is believed to be haunted. Staff and members claim to have seen the apparition of a young man wandering the building after hours, who is believed to have drowned in the city swimming pool. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Victoria Inn

    Anniston, Alabama

    44.5 miles from Gaylesville, AL


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    Parker Memorial Baptist Church

    Anniston, Alabama

    44.8 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    In researching the Parker Memorial Baptist church, I found what is quite possibly the most hilarious entry of ghostly hauntings ever. On a "ghost website" it is proclaimed that the Parker Memorial *BAPTIST* church is haunted by, and I quote, "a nun who killed herself in the main hallway". ...


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    Moody Brick House

    Fackler, Alabama

    45 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    The current owners of the Moody Brick claim that the old plantation is definitely not haunted. However, that doesn't stop the tales from being told and retold. In the absence of documented fact, people are free to claim their own version of history and never is that more ...


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    Cooley Cemetery

    Guntersville, Alabama

    46.1 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    It is said that a mysterious fog covers this area day or night, and it surrounds the gravestones.


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    Abbie's House

    Guntersville, Alabama

    46.3 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    This home dates back to 1909 and is registered by the local historical society. All the locals know it as "Abbie's House," as it was built and lived in by Abbie Smith, who founded the United Methodist church in nearby Warrenton, AL. Many subsequent owners of the home ...


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    Chickamauga Battlefield

    Chickamauga, Georgia

    48.2 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    Apparitions of soldiers are said to be spotted here just about any evening. Sounds of gunshots and screams have been captured here, and flickering lantern lights have been seen as well. Some visitors reported hearing cries for help and feeling cold spots during the summer months. An apparition called Old ...


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    Wink Theater

    Dalton, Georgia

    48.3 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    Wink Theater was built in 1941 by J.C.H. Wink, who in fact may be the ghost who is believed to haunt the building. Wink was buried on the premises when he passed away during the theater's construction. Witnesses have reported footsteps and strange banging noises.


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    Union Cemetery

    Woodville, Alabama

    48.5 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    It is alleged that you can hear the screams of soldiers who died in the Civil War at this cemetery.


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    Chetoogeta Tunnel

    Tunnel Hill, Georgia

    49.4 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    Begun in 1848 and completed two years later, the tunnel was used until 1928 when a new tunnel was built close by. The old tunnel was forgotten and became overgrown with kudzu vines until 1992, when preservationists lobbied to save it. It is now a park centerpiece, and a site ...


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    Old South Pittsburg Hospital

    South Pittsburg, Tennessee

    51.5 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    The Old South Pittsburg Hospital was built in 1959 and is located on the foothill of South Pittsburg Mountain, in South Pittsburg, TN. The hospital was built on a solid Limestone rock, as its foundation and a natural spring running directly under the hospital and into the most Northwest part ...


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    Whitman-Anderson House

    Ringgold, Georgia

    51.6 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    This 1918 residence is haunted by a soldier named Captain, who has been known to knock on the front door and materialise by the bedsides of resident's of the house, as if to wake them up in the morning. Legend has it that he is waiting for a letter ...


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    Flatwoods

    Steele, Alabama

    51.8 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    The woods along here is reportedly the site where a group of freed black slaves set up a settlement following the Civil War that was burned out and destroyed by the KKK. It is said to be haunted by the men and women who died during the raid.


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    Hales Bar Marina and Dam

    Guild, Tennessee

    53.8 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    Constructed in 1905 to tame the whirlpools along the Tennessee River, legend has it that the dam was cursed by Native Americans. Some say if visitors get too close, they'll be sucked in. Witnesses have seen eerie black figures and heard chanting, and some have seen apparitions of drowning Native ...


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    Sheraton Road House Hotel

    Chattanooga, Tennessee

    55.5 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    Room 311 is alleged to be haunted by the ghost of Annalisa Netherly. Although not much is known about her, her legend claims she was living in the hotel and was killed when her husband caught her in a tryst with another man.


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    Hell's Gates

    Huntsville, Alabama

    57.5 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    Alabama is fond of getting into Hell it seems. Not only is there a Hell's Gates bridge, but there's also this place in Huntsville, which is also called Hell's Gates, which in reality, appears to be nothing more than a set of gates blocking a private driveway to some rich ...


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    Greenwood Cemetery

    Chattanooga, Tennessee

    57.6 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    Greenwood Cemetery is said to be haunted by the wife who lived in a large house across the lake. She became wheelchair-bound after an illness, and her husband began to have an affair. To get rid of his wife, he pushed her wheelchair into the lake. She is said to ...


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    Bethlehem United Methodist Church

    Munford, Alabama

    57.8 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    People claim to see orbs rising over the cemetery attached to the church.


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    Gravity Hill

    Munford, Alabama

    58.3 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    This gravity hill can be found on Cheaha Road. In case you aren't familiar with the phenomena of Gravity Hills these occur when an optical illusion makes it appear that your car is rolling upward on a hill, when in fact, you are rolling down. The phenomena can ...


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    Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

    Kennesaw, Georgia

    59.4 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    The Battle of Kennesaw Mountain, fought June 18 to July 2, 1864, is the source of the battlefield's hauntings. Ghostly soldiers walk the grounds; gunshots and cannons are heard. Also reported here are ghost deer who run at the witness and then disappear when they get close. The smell of ...


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    Hot Dog Heaven

    Woodstock, Georgia

    60.4 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    The prankish ghost at this Hot Dog Heaven location is blamed for turning off the hot dog cooker and hurling buns out of locked bins in the middle of the lunch rush.


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    Kennesaw House

    Marietta, Georgia

    61.5 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    Originally built in the 1840s as a cotton warehouse, the place was a makeshift hospital and morgue during the war. Many TV shows have featured this site, where visitors who descended to the basement in the elevator saw an active wartime hospital room. Another ghost reported to reside here is ...


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    Super 8 Chattanooga Ooltewah

    Ooltewah, Tennessee

    62.9 miles from Gaylesville, AL

    Witnesses reported experiencing a feeling of terror when they saw the ghost of a 20-something woman sitting at the edge of the bed. She appears to be in the process of undressing, leading speculators to believe she was a prostitute who was murdered while on the job.


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