Haunted Places in Glenwood, Georgia



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    Hawkinsville Opera House

    Hawkinsville, Georgia

    47.2 miles from Glenwood, GA

    Construction on the Hawkinsville Opera House began in 1907, and the 576-seat theater has been used as a makeshift church and a temporary movie cinema when those respective buildings burned. Now it is a historic theater and possibly home to a ghost, who is said to dim the lights at ...


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    Ashley-Slater House

    Douglas, Georgia

    47.6 miles from Glenwood, GA

    The historic Ashley-Slater House, built in 1914 by Mr. John Marshall Ashley, is now office space for the Douglas Coffee County Economic Development Authority and Chamber of Commerce (although it is available for tours). It is said to be haunted by at least one of the six people said to ...


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    Toomsboro Historic Hotel

    McIntyre, Georgia

    50.7 miles from Glenwood, GA

    Strange lights and apparition have been seen by staff and guests, along with weird noises. Things would vanish and go missing during the renovations of the old hotel, and workers would see figures standing at windows or at the ends of the hotel halls. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Birdsville Plantation

    Millen, Georgia

    59 miles from Glenwood, GA

    Birdsville Plantation was built in the 1700s on land that King George III gave to Welshman Francis Jones. Construction on the plantation house began in 1782, but many additions were made over the years. Legend has it that Union soldiers, searching for the family's treasure, dug up the bodies of ...


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    Atkinson County Courthouse

    Pearson, Georgia

    62 miles from Glenwood, GA

    This 1920's courthouse is haunted, according to superstitious folk. The clock tower was the site of the execution of an innocent man, who vowed to wreak havoc on those who had unfairly punished him. Ever since, according to local lore, the clock won't keep correct time no matter how ...


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    Cogdell Light

    Homerville, Georgia

    70.2 miles from Glenwood, GA

    The Cogdell Light appears near the Okefenokee swamp late at night. Drivers go into the woods and turn off the car, then flash their headlights to call the "ghost." Then, a greenish-yellow glow seems to come out of the woods and head straight for the car. Some say this is ...


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    Old Governor's Mansion

    Milledgeville, Georgia

    70.2 miles from Glenwood, GA

    This site served as the home of Georgia's governors 1838-1868, then as a boardinghouse ntil 1879 when it was then purchased by Georgia Military and Agricultural College. Ghostly goings-on here include many of the regular type -- linens thrown off beds and the smell of cigars. But perhaps more interesting ...


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    Tate House

    Milledgeville, Georgia

    70.3 miles from Glenwood, GA

    The nineteenth-century apartments located on this quiet street corner have a sinister ghost story associated with them. A cruel man sent his ailing son to work on a nearby plantation despite his illness, and the boy fell into such a state of fatigue that upon his arrival home, he ...


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    Douglass Theatre

    Macon, Georgia

    71.8 miles from Glenwood, GA

    After the theater underwent restoration, staff members noticed that occasionally the lights would grow dim for no apparent reason. The phenomenon is attributed to the theater's ghosts.


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    Johnston-Felton-Hay House

    Macon, Georgia

    72.4 miles from Glenwood, GA

    Built in 1859, the house was converted into a museum in 1962 and donated to the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation in 1977. The museum is said to be haunted; the apparition of an elderly woman in a mid-1800s dress has been seen in the hallways. Witnesses also describe cold ...


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    1842 Inn

    Macon, Georgia

    72.6 miles from Glenwood, GA

    A ghost, thought to be original owner John Gresham, has been seen in the Dogwood Room, and the ghost of a little girl has been seen in some of the other rooms. A third apparition, one of a tall blonde woman, has been seen in several places throughout the inn.


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    Grove Point Plantation

    Savannah, Georgia

    87.3 miles from Glenwood, GA

    At the plantation, folks say you can can hear unexplained voices and see a mysterious mist that may follow you.


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    Panola Hall

    Eatonton, Georgia

    89.8 miles from Glenwood, GA

    Panola Hall is a Greek Revival home that was built in 1854 for Henry Trippe. It is said to have been haunted since the 1870s by the ghost of a girl named Sylvia. She appears as a shy, silent woman with dark hair and a full white skirt, usually in ...


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    Oakland Hall

    Eatonton, Georgia

    90.6 miles from Glenwood, GA

    Oakland Hall is a private 1800s estate said to be haunted by the ghost of a disabled girl who was locked away here by her family. The ghost can be heard playing, according to the present owners. The site has been featured on an episode of TV’s Ghost Hunters.


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    Augusta State University

    Augusta, Georgia

    97.1 miles from Glenwood, GA

    Many ghosts allegedly haunt Augusta State University, including the spirit of Emily Galt, a woman, who over 140 years ago, opted to join her recently deceased soldier fiance by jumping to her death from a window of Bellevue Hall. Emily and her younger sister, Lucy, also etched their names and ...


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    The Partridge Inn

    Augusta, Georgia

    97.3 miles from Glenwood, GA

    The Partridge Inn was built in 1836 as a private home, and has had a long history of conversions and renovations. Currently "The Grand Hotel of the Classic South," the inn boasts, along with its other Southern charms, a ghostly bride. Wearing an 1800s wedding dress, she is said to ...


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    Redcliffe Plantation

    Beech Island, South Carolina

    97.4 miles from Glenwood, GA

    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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    Ezekiel Harris House

    Augusta, Georgia

    98.3 miles from Glenwood, GA

    Ghostly occurrences reported here by staff and visitors include a female apparition and the feeling of having a rope around one's neck.


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    Haunted Pillar

    Augusta, Georgia

    98.4 miles from Glenwood, GA

    The market that once stood at Fifth and Broad streets was wiped out in a rare winter tornado in 1878, which some say was brought on by a curse from an evangelist who was denied permission to preach at there. The Haunted Pillar is all that's left of the market, ...


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    500 N. Ashley St

    Valdosta, Georgia

    99.6 miles from Glenwood, GA

    This place, formerly Vito's Pizzeria and Lounge but no longer open for business, was said to be haunted by a former owner who hanged himself on the premises when the building was a private home. Chairs were said to move on their own, and a shadowy apparition was known to ...


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    Rosemary Hall

    North Augusta, South Carolina

    99.7 miles from Glenwood, GA

    At this 1902 inn, a resident ghost watches over the place. The ghost is believed to be Mrs. Jackson, wife of original owner James U. Jackson. She has been seen in Room 205 and also walking up and down the main stairs. Other strange things happen here as well: Objects ...


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    Igbo Landing - Ebos Landing

    Saint Simons Island, Georgia

    101.9 miles from Glenwood, GA

    This site is said to be haunted by the ghosts of several slaves who committed mass suicide here in 1803, by drowning themselves to protest slavery.


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    Early Hill Plantation

    Greensboro, Georgia

    102.4 miles from Glenwood, GA

    Once a bed-and-breakfast, this site is reportedly no longer in business. The mansion was built in the 1700s for the mayor, John Brown. Tragedy struck when a branch broke in the front yard, killing the family's young daughter. Reported sightings have included the girl swinging from the tree at night ...


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    St. Simons Lighthouse

    Saint Simons Island, Georgia

    104.2 miles from Glenwood, GA

    The St. Simons Island Lighthouse, built in 1872, is said to be haunted. In 1880, lightkeeper Frederick Osborne was shot and killed by his assistant, John Stephens. A 1908 story was told by the current lightkeeper's wife, who was having trouble with the light mechanism while her husband was away. ...


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    Jekyll Island Club Hotel

    Jekyll Island, Georgia

    106.7 miles from Glenwood, GA

    At this grand historic hotel, don't be surprised if you come across spirits of the servants of the many millionaires who have stayed here. Folks have reported seeing many a ghost in maids' uniforms or top hats and cloaks. Keep your ears as well as your eyes open: Rumor has ...


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    Graniteville Cemetery

    Graniteville, South Carolina

    108.5 miles from Glenwood, GA

    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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    Old Post Office

    Aiken, South Carolina

    110 miles from Glenwood, GA

    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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    Gaither Plantation

    Covington, Georgia

    110.1 miles from Glenwood, GA

    At this site, which was featured on an episode of TV's Ghost Hunters, folks have reported seeing many a Civil War soldier. There is also a female spirit in residence at the antebellum home, the ghost of Cecilia, the daughter of a former owner. Her bedroom is said to be ...


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    Holley House - Hotel Aiken

    Aiken, South Carolina

    110.1 miles from Glenwood, GA

    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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    Annie's Inn Bed and Breakfast

    Aiken, South Carolina

    110.9 miles from Glenwood, GA

    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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    Hard Labor Creek State Park - Camp Rutledge

    Rutledge, Georgia

    114.7 miles from Glenwood, GA

    Locals say there are two ghosts here: one of a man, and another of a boy named Ethan. Ethan is said to roll a red ball toward witnesses. The man, witnesses say, will slam doors, knock on cabin walls, and walk around outside late at night. Also, a figure has ...


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    Riverview Hotel

    St. Marys, Georgia

    120.5 miles from Glenwood, GA

    Famous folks who have stayed here include author Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Admiral Chester Nimitz and Senator Richard Russell. Room 8 is said to be haunted by a male apparition. At one time during a power outage, the lights in that room mysteriously stayed on.


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    The McDonough Square

    McDonough, Georgia

    122.6 miles from Glenwood, GA

    A train wreck in 1900 is said to be the source of the haunts here. Several of the injured were brought here for medical treatment, and some died. Locals have seen apparitions in the old nearby buildings and the sounds of phantom trains have been heard.


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    Fort Clinch State Park

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    125.6 miles from Glenwood, GA

    A part of the park system since 1935, Fort Clinch is one of the most well-preserved 19th century forts in the country. Although no battles were fought here, it was garrisoned during both the Civil and Spanish-American wars. During the 1930s, the Civilian Conservation Corps began preserving and rebuilding many ...


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    Bosque Bello Cemetery

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    125.8 miles from Glenwood, GA

    This is a genuinely spooky cemetery, so there should be no surprise that its considered haunted. Multiple ghosts have been seen here, some seem to be the spirits of children roaming the cemetery. From Cheryl Holly: This photo was taken in August 2011.  We went to Bosquebello cemetery around 10:30pm.  I took ...


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