Haunted Places in Holly Ridge, North Carolina



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    Bellamy Mansion

    Wilmington, North Carolina

    28.5 miles from Holly Ridge, NC

    Bellamy Mansion is believed to be haunted by members of the Bellamy family and their servants. Investigators have recorded several EVPs and witnessed slamming doors.


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    USS North Carolina

    Wilmington, North Carolina

    29 miles from Holly Ridge, NC

    The World War II battleship is believed to be haunted by a blond sailor who shows up in passageways and another sailor who peeks out from portholes. Witnesses say hatch doors slam, cold spots are felt and footsteps are heard.


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    Fort Fisher

    Kure Beach, North Carolina

    41.7 miles from Holly Ridge, NC

    At Fort Fisher, Civil War ghosts and Fort Fisher hermit Robert E. Harrill, who died under suspicious circumstances, are believed to reside. Civil War General William Whitting, who was injured in the final battle at Fort Fisher and died as a prisoner in 1865 at Fort Columbus, New York Harbor, ...


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    Foscue Plantation House

    Pollocksville, North Carolina

    42.4 miles from Holly Ridge, NC

    Foscue Plantation House was constructed in 1824 and is said to be haunted by the ghosts of slaves from the 1800s. According to reports, slaves were chained in the attic and their cries and moans are said to ring out at night. A legend about the staircase says that slaves' ...


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    Live Oak Cafe

    Southport, North Carolina

    47.6 miles from Holly Ridge, NC

    There are alleged to be two resident ghosts here that constantly mess around with the staff and owners. (Submitted by Margo RS)


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    Brunswick Inn

    Southport, North Carolina

    47.7 miles from Holly Ridge, NC

    A ghost named Tony haunts the Brunswick Inn. He was a riverboat harpist who drowned in 1882 while on a visit here, and he likes to wander through the inn's halls and play tricks on the owners.


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    Lois Jane's Riverview Inn

    Southport, North Carolina

    48 miles from Holly Ridge, NC

    The 1892 bed and breakfast inn is haunted by the daughter of a sea captain who once owned the place during the twentieth-century. Known as 'Lois Jane', the spirit has been heard laughing and singing on the upper floor of the mansion, and on one occasion shook the bed of ...


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    Theodosia's

    Bald Head Island, North Carolina

    49.7 miles from Holly Ridge, NC

    Although reports say it is no longer open, this b&b was said to be haunted by the ghost of Theodosia Burr Alston. Thoedosia was the daughter of Aaron Burr and the wife of South Carolina governor Joseph Alston. Mysteriously, the ship she was on disappeared in 1812. She had been ...


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    New Berne House Inn

    New Bern, North Carolina

    51.3 miles from Holly Ridge, NC

    Though no longer currently operating as an inn, this old brick home was said to have had two haunted rooms. The owners received multiple reports from guests of various "odd occurrences" that happened during different stays.


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    Harvey Mansion Historic Inn

    New Bern, North Carolina

    51.3 miles from Holly Ridge, NC

    Established in the early part of the 1800's it is one of the last remaining original buildings in the town. People claim that a woman in period dress glides through the dining room and through walls of the restaurant located in this Inn. Some people also say that ...


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    Attmore-Oliver House

    New Bern, North Carolina

    51.4 miles from Holly Ridge, NC

    Originally built in 1790, the Attmore-Oliver House is reported to be haunted by poltergeists, possibly stemming from the last private owner or from deaths during a long-ago smallpox epidemic. The large historic home, normally used for Society functions, is open for tours by appointment.


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    Elizabeth Inn - Sabiston House

    Beaufort, North Carolina

    52.8 miles from Holly Ridge, NC

    Built by Capt. Sabiston in the 1850s, it is believed he still haunts the place to this day. The Elizabeth Inn is unfortunately now closed.


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    Cousin Martha's Bed and Breakfast

    Beaufort, North Carolina

    53 miles from Holly Ridge, NC

    According to "Haunted Inns of the Southeast," guests and staff regularly hear "giggling and footsteps" in the upper floor of the house, when no one else is around. (Seems only to be expected at an inn that sells a trademarked line of spice products called "Satan's Breath"!)


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    The Winds Resort Beach Club

    Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina

    64.2 miles from Holly Ridge, NC

    A ghost named Sam lingers in one of the cabins here. Sam was a guest here when he died of a heart attack, and many claim he never left the buidling. Witnesses, both guests and employees, have reported cold spots and window shades opening on their own, and some have ...


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    Old Tram Road Light

    Whiteville, North Carolina

    68.7 miles from Holly Ridge, NC

    A light comes out of the swamp and chases you as you drive down Old Tram Road. (Submitted by Brian)


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    Heartbeat Bridge

    Nakina, North Carolina

    69.2 miles from Holly Ridge, NC

    Shadowy figures can be seen. Lights in the woods sounds of a heart beat can be heard. (Submitted by Brian)


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    Bentonville Battlefield

    Four Oaks, North Carolina

    71 miles from Holly Ridge, 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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    Brentwood Bistro

    Little River, South Carolina

    74.3 miles from Holly Ridge, NC

    This place has been on Haunted America, National Geographic Haunted, and several other media projects. Faces, shadows, orbs and all manner of strange things are seen by staff and visitors alike.


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    Sandford House

    Fayetteville, North Carolina

    84.3 miles from Holly Ridge, NC

    This house boasts a haunted stairway where the ghost of a young woman is often seen. Reports of sightings date back for over a hundred years and continue to this day. People claim to see a young woman descending or ascending the stairs, who then vanishes.


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    Radisson Prince Charles Hotel

    Fayetteville, North Carolina

    84.7 miles from Holly Ridge, NC

    Reports say that this hotel may be closed for business, but the building is said to be haunted by the ghost of Charlotte, a young woman who committed suicide here in the early 1900s. It seems that Charlotte was distraught after finding her new husband in bed with a bridesmaid ...


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    Tar River

    Tarboro, North Carolina

    96.6 miles from Holly Ridge, NC

    In a Revolutionary War tale, a miller and patriot was drowned in the river by a group of British soldiers. Before he died, he threatened that if they killed him, they would be haunted by a banshee. According to the tale, the banshee appeared, killed the soldiers, and avenged the ...


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    The Hermitage

    Murrells Inlet, South Carolina

    106.2 miles from Holly Ridge, NC

    Wealthy Dr. Allard Flagg moved into the Hermitage in 1849 and invited his sister, the beautiful Alice Flagg, to live there with him. Alice fell in love with a young lumberman, but Dr. Flagg didn't approve of the match and sent him away. Angry with her brother, Alice disregarded his ...


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    Mordecai House

    Raleigh, North Carolina

    108.4 miles from Holly Ridge, 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

    109.5 miles from Holly Ridge, 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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    Somerset Place

    Creswell, North Carolina

    110.5 miles from Holly Ridge, NC

    The Somerset Plantation house and its grounds are believed to be haunted by the former lady of the house, who screams and cries. Folks in the know say she is mourning the death of her son, who drowned in an irrigation canal.


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    Gimghoul Castle - Dromgoole's Castle

    Chapel Hill, North Carolina

    128.7 miles from Holly Ridge, 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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    Carolina Inn

    Chapel Hill, North Carolina

    129.3 miles from Holly Ridge, 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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    Horace Williams House

    Chapel Hill, North Carolina

    129.4 miles from Holly Ridge, 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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