Haunted Places in Granville County, North Carolina



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    Patterson-Noble-Baker House

    Louisburg, North Carolina

    24 miles from Granville County, NC

    The circa-1820 Patterson-Noble-Baker House was a plantation home originally, but now serves as a private home. Reports say it is a hot spot for paranormal activity, and ghost hunters have recorded EVPs inside.

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    Louisburg College

    Louisburg, North Carolina

    24.1 miles from Granville County, NC

    Louisburg College, founded in 1787, is a private Methodist institution with many suspected ghosts. Its Main Building, used as a hospital during the Civil War, is haunted by a little boy with no face. Voices and sounds abound here, and other ghosts are suspected to call the building home. In ...

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    Gimghoul Castle - Dromgoole's Castle

    Chapel Hill, North Carolina

    34.5 miles from Granville County, NC

    Ghimghoul Castle near the University of North Carolina campus is a ruin with many legends attached. One says that 18-year-old Peter Dromgoole was buried here in 1833 after he lost a duel for the hand of his beloved Miss Fanny. Another tale says that Fanny loved Peter and didn't know ...

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    Horace Williams House

    Chapel Hill, North Carolina

    34.5 miles from Granville County, NC

    The 1840s Horace Williams House was the home of University of North Carolina's Philosophy Department chairman and taught future renowned author Thomas Wolfe. Williams is said to haunt his former home, moving objects around, rocking a rocking chair and flushing toilets.

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    Carolina Inn

    Chapel Hill, North Carolina

    35.3 miles from Granville County, NC

    As many as 20 ghosts are said to haunt this 1924 hotel building. The most well-known is that of Dr. William Jacocks, a frequent guest who made the hotel his home after he retired -- and still resides here, folks say. He lived in Room 256, and he makes himself ...

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    Mordecai House

    Raleigh, North Carolina

    35.3 miles from Granville County, NC

    The oldest part of Mordecai House, part of a public park, dates to around 1785 and was constructed by Joel Lane for his son Henry. The name of the house changed when Moses Mordecai married Margaret Lane in 1817. It is said to be haunted by family member Mary Willis ...

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    North Carolina State University

    Raleigh, North Carolina

    35.9 miles from Granville County, NC

    The ghostly campus legends at North Carolina State University include a haunting by a student who threw herself off the roof of the D.H. Hill Library in the 1980s (her silhouette is occasionally spotted on the roof) and a construction worker who haunts the Bell Tower.

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    Alston House - Cryptozoology and Paranormal Museum

    Littleton, North Carolina

    42 miles from Granville County, NC

    The Alston House is home to many disembodied voices. Items in the house have moved, reappeared and disappeared again. Contractor had to stop working and leave the house because he felt there was a presence with him. (Submitted by Stephen Barcelo)

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    Lanier House

    Danville, Virginia

    45.7 miles from Granville County, NC

    The Lanier House, the oldest documented residence in the city, was built in 1830 by Danville's first mayor, Captain James Lanier. Although the structure now holds law offices, it has been the office of the city's first pediatrician as well as a private residence. It is said to be haunted; ...

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    Danville Museum - Sutherlin Mansion

    Danville, Virginia

    45.7 miles from Granville County, NC

    The Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History, located inside the Sutherlin Mansion (originally built for William T. Sutherlin in 1859), has been called the "Last Capitol of the Confederacy." It was here that Jefferson Davis spent long hours staring out the parlor window after he heard the news of ...

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    Elon University

    Elon, North Carolina

    49.5 miles from Granville County, NC

    Elon University is said to be haunted by Mary, who resides in the West Dormitory and is known for talking to students while they're sleeping. Mary also is blamed for swinging light fixtures, footsteps, electrical anomalies, apparitions, and shattering mirrors. According to campus legend, Mary died in the Jan. 18, ...

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    Devil's Tramping Ground

    Bennett, North Carolina

    68.1 miles from Granville County, NC

    According to local lore, this area near Bennett is a 40-foot circle in the middle of a forest in which nothing will grow. Legend has maintained, for over a century, that it is the site where the devil himself rises to the surface to wreak havoc on mankind. Reports say ...

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    Longwood University

    Farmville, Virginia

    70.2 miles from Granville County, NC

    A spooky story surrounds the statue of the Confederate Hero, dedicated Oct. 11, 1900, on High Street. Legend has it that when you can see the statue’s shadow on the wall of the camupus' East Ruffner Building, all is well. When you cannot, the soldier's ghost is out protecting the ...

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    Bentonville Battlefield

    Four Oaks, North Carolina

    71.4 miles from Granville County, NC

    Phantom gunfire and shouts have been heard on the battlefield at night, and the ghost of a girl who died of tuberculosis is believed to haunt an upstairs room in the plantation house.

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    Tribble Farm

    Blackstone, Virginia

    73.6 miles from Granville County, NC

    This old farm house is currently the home of both female and male spirits including a child who likes to peek around corners at you. There have been photos of a lady dressed in turn of the century (1800's) clothing as well as a man dressed in military clothing. ...

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    Avenel Plantation

    Bedford, Virginia

    86.2 miles from Granville County, NC

    Built around 1838 by William M. Burwell and his wife Frances Steptoe, the historic home eventually, in 1985, was purchased by the Avenel Foundation, a non-profit organization known to restore and preserve historic Avenel. A ghostly Lady in White has been seen walking on the grounds and in the halls, ...