Haunted Places in Monroe County, Kentucky



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    The Haintin' Holler

    Burkesville, Kentucky

    12.7 miles from Monroe County, KY

    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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    Thomas House

    Red Boiling Springs, Tennessee

    14.4 miles from Monroe County, KY

    Built in 1890, the place is said to be haunted by a little girl ghost. Her favorite room appears to be Room 37. The Thomas House was featured on the TV show "Paranormal State."

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    Coral Hill Road

    Glasgow, Kentucky

    25 miles from Monroe County, KY

    A harrowing tale has been told by a man who was walking along Coral Hill Road one night. He saw the transparent white form of a headless horseman, which then followed him home. The ghost was spotted by the man's family members, who awoke to find the ghost in the ...

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    Lindsey Wilson College

    Columbia, Kentucky

    35.4 miles from Monroe County, KY

    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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    Mammoth Cave National Park

    Mammoth Cave, Kentucky

    39.1 miles from Monroe County, KY

    Around 4,000 years ago, it is believed that prehistoric Native Americans mined these cave walls for its minerals and buried their dead inside the cave. In the 1800s, Dr. Frank Gorin (or, some reports say, Dr. John Croghan) established a colony for tuberculosis patients in the cave, believing the cave ...

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    Greensburg Court House

    Greensburg, Kentucky

    39.7 miles from Monroe County, KY

    The historic Greensburg Courthouse, built 1802-06, was used until 1931. With a history that long, of course it's bound to have some ghosts. Folks say that in the courtrooms you can hear ghostly activity such as footsteps and murmured talking.

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    Cragfont

    Castalian Springs, Tennessee

    40.7 miles from Monroe County, KY

    Brothers James and George Winchester built the first Cragfont, a log cabin, in 1785. George was killed by Indians in 1794, and James and his wife Susan went on to build the upscale manor house Cragfont, finished in 1802. The historic mansion has been restored and is open to the ...

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    Free Union Separate Baptist Church

    Columbia, Kentucky

    42.7 miles from Monroe County, KY

    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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    Western Kentucky University

    Bowling Green, Kentucky

    44.9 miles from Monroe County, KY

    Western Kentucky University is rumored to have many haunts in many different buildings: Academic Complex - Formerly a hospital and now classrooms, medical facilities and TV and radio stations, the complex workers have heard strange sounds, seen apparitions out of the corners of their eyes, and saw a CD player ...

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    Oliver's Restaurant - Grayfeather Grill

    Gallatin, Tennessee

    46.3 miles from Monroe County, KY

    It has had many names, including Loco Lupe's, Oliver's Restaurant, Grecian's and Grayfeather Grill. The 1800s building that houses the eatery was once the county jail, and it is rumored to be haunted. Witnesses have heard voices, knocking, footsteps on the stairs and slamming doors late at night, and toilets ...

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    Octagon Hall

    Franklin, Kentucky

    47 miles from Monroe County, KY

    The historic Octagon Hall was completed in 1859, and is rumored to be haunted. In the 1860s it is said that a young girl burned to death in the basement kitchen, and local stories tell that during a 2003 Halloween ghost tour, the fireplace kettle, which hangs from a moveable ...

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    Hiestand House

    Campbellsville, Kentucky

    47.9 miles from Monroe County, KY

    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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    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville, Kentucky

    48.1 miles from Monroe County, KY

    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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    Fairvue - Isaac Franklin Plantation

    Gallatin, Tennessee

    50 miles from Monroe County, KY

    The historic Isaac Franklin Plantation, also called Fairvue, was built in 1832. Isaac Franklin was a successful slave trader who sold approximately 1,200 enslaved people into the Southwest region, earning almost $1,000,000 in his lifetime. After changing hands several times over the years, the site was designated a National Historic ...

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    The Hermitage

    Nashville, Tennessee

    60.5 miles from Monroe County, KY

    Settled by Nathaniel Hays in 1780, Hays sold the farm to Andrew Jackson in 1804 for $3,400. Jackson built the Federal-style, two-story brick home around 1820. He came back here after his U.S. presidency term ended in 1837, and died here June 8, 1845. The property fell into disrepair until ...

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    1880 Newbury House

    Robbins, Tennessee

    61.2 miles from Monroe County, KY

    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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    Kingstone Lisle Inn

    Robbins, Tennessee

    61.4 miles from Monroe County, KY

    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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    Gaylord Opryland Resort

    Nashville, Tennessee

    64.3 miles from Monroe County, KY

    This famed resort is said to be haunted by The Black Lady, who has been seen all over the hotel. As her nickname suggests, the appparition is dressed all in black. She is a young woman in antebellum-style clothing, and wears a long black veil over her face. She is ...

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    Two Rivers Mansion and Golf Course

    Nashville, Tennessee

    64.5 miles from Monroe County, KY

    People have reported seeing apparitions in the mansion and having items moved around the building. The lights turn on and off at night. People report seeing strange lights from across the golf course moving around the house. Disembodied footsteps and strange laughter are heard on the fairways of the golf ...

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    Sam Davis Home

    Smyrna, Tennessee

    66.3 miles from Monroe County, KY

    The Sam Davis Home, now a house museum, was built around 1810 but was restored completely in 1850. Sam Davis himself lived here until 1860 and in 1863 he was hanged by the Union Army as a spy. Apparitions of a young man, believed to be Sam Davis' brother Oscar, ...

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    Congress Inn

    Nashville, Tennessee

    67.3 miles from Monroe County, KY

    In 1987, a guest awoke from sleeping on his stomach to find that someone was sitting on his backside, so he was unable to turn over. After asking around, he learned that the inn had been used as a Civil War hospital, and it is said that the death toll ...

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    Hardin County Historical Museum

    Elizabethtown, Kentucky

    68.3 miles from Monroe County, KY

    This historical museum houses many civil war and pioneer artefacts from the county history; and perhaps even a few ghosts. A spectral male apparition in a brown suit has been seen wandering the halls of the museum after closing hours. (Submitted by Callum Swift)

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    Morrison Masonic Lodge

    Elizabethtown, Kentucky

    68.3 miles from Monroe County, KY

    The ghosts of Civil War soldiers have been spotted at this Lodge building, and witnesses also have reported unexplained footsteps and knocking and objects that move by themselves. The alarm goes off when no one is in the building, and ghosts have shown up in photos and have been heard ...

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    Falcon Rest Mansion and Gardens

    McMinnville, Tennessee

    68.8 miles from Monroe County, KY

    At this bed-and-breakfast and spot for historic tours, folks have witnessed footsteps and whistling on the stairs, objects that have been moved, phantom cigar smoke, electronic oddities, and a mirror that fell off the wall for no apparent reason. Legend has it that one ghost here is Clay Faulkner, original ...

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    Saint Ivos Cemetery

    Lebanon, Kentucky

    69.8 miles from Monroe County, KY

    At St. Ivos Cemetery, witnesses have reported video camera malfunctions and unexplained noises and voices.

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    Bethlehem Academy

    Elizabethtown, Kentucky

    70 miles from Monroe County, KY

    The old Bethlehem Academy, once a convent and then a hotel, is now a restaurant. Rumor has it that it's haunted by the ghosts of nuns and other folks who were murdered on the premises long ago. The spirits manifest by turning lights on and off and moving chairs and ...

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    Ryman Auditorium - Grand Ole Opry House

    Nashville, Tennessee

    70.2 miles from Monroe County, KY

    Originally built in 1892 as the Union Gospel Tabernacle, this well-known home of country music is said to be haunted by the ghost of Hank Williams, Sr. His voice has been heard singing his songs. The apparition of a Confederate soldier also has been reported here, as well as footsteps ...

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    Tennessee State Capitol

    Nashville, Tennessee

    70.3 miles from Monroe County, KY

    Legend has it that at State Capitol, you may still hear the phantom arguing of two rivals who were both buried in a vault here. Architect William Strickland and Samuel Morgan, head of the Capitol Commission, although they were both respected men, did not get along. Their ghostly arguing continues ...

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    Stones River National Battlefield

    Murfreesboro, Tennessee

    70.4 miles from Monroe County, KY

    The Civil War Battle of Stones River was fought from late December 1862 until January 2, 1863. The Stones River National Battlefield includes the Stones River National Cemetery and Stop No. 4, the “Slaughter Pen,” where Union General Phil Sheridan did his best to hold back the Confederates in a ...

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    Union Station Hotel

    Nashville, Tennessee

    70.7 miles from Monroe County, KY

    There are many rumors regarding the hauntings of the Union Station. Some claim that a train derailment and the subsequent deaths have caused ghosts to linger at what was their last boarding stop. Others tell of a spooky woman seen jumping from the building to her death, and ...

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    Maple Hill Manor Bed and Breakfast

    Springfield, Kentucky

    72.1 miles from Monroe County, KY

    Built in 1851 by slaves, this inn is said to be haunted either by the original owners or by soldiers who fought in the Battle of Perryville in 1962. Witnesses have reported knocks on doors when there was nobody there, footsteps from empty rooms, cold spots, phantom perfume scents, strange ...

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    Gates of Hell - Grandview Cemetery - Kasey's Cemetery

    Custer, Kentucky

    76 miles from Monroe County, KY

    Grandview Cemetery, aka Kasey's Cemetery or the Gates of Hell, contains the graves of people from the 1700s and 1800s as well as the ruins of an iron and stone gate. Some say one time an enormous green orb appeared here, hovered a short time, then shot straight up and ...

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    Old Talbott Tavern

    Bardstown, Kentucky

    77 miles from Monroe County, KY

    At this 1779 stagecoach stop, now an inn, many famous figures have stayed including Abraham Lincoln, Daniel Boone and Jesse James. Ghostly presences are said to make themselves known in many ways, including orbs, mists and apparitions. Mrs. Talbott may appear as an apparition to guests, or you may see ...

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    Jailer's Inn Bed and Breakfast

    Bardstown, Kentucky

    77 miles from Monroe County, KY

    This bed-and-breakfast inn used to be an actual jail, housing prisoners from 1797 until 1987. It was Kentucky's oldest operating jail complex, listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. But some of the spirits of the incarcerated folks may never have left when the building changed purposes. Witnesses, including ...

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    Perryville Battlefield

    Perryville, Kentucky

    78.3 miles from Monroe County, KY

    The largest Civil War battle in Kentucky was fought here on October 8, 1862; at least 7,600 were killed or wounded. The corpses of the Confederate soldiers were left to rot on the battlefield, and many suppose this is why the field has so much ghostly activity. Apparitions of soldiers, ...

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    Harrodsburg Spring - Young Park

    Harrodsburg, Kentucky

    86.5 miles from Monroe County, KY

    The ghost story here begins with a beautiful young woman who checked in to the Harrodsburg Springs Hotel, which stood on the park grounds in the late 1800s, under a false name. She danced with several partners in the hotel ballroom, as the men all lined up for a chance ...