Haunted Places in Horatio, Arkansas



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    Avon Cemetery

    De Queen, Arkansas

    10.4 miles from Horatio, AR

    A ghostly baby and mother are said to haunt the cemetery. Local legend has it that if you drop a rock into the well in the center of the cemetery at night, you will hear the baby crying. The baby's mother has been seen running through the cemetery. According to ...


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    Kulli Tuklo Methodist Church

    Idabel, Oklahoma

    23.7 miles from Horatio, AR

    The church and nearby cemetery are believed to be haunted. The bell at the church sometimes rings by itself at night, and people have reported hearing ghostly singing and laughter. The church doors open and close late at night, and people have reported seeing a shadowy figure approaching the church ...


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    McDonald's

    Idabel, Oklahoma

    25.1 miles from Horatio, AR

    The ghost of a little girl is said to haunt this fast-food restaurant. She has been seen going into the men's restroom before opening hours, and she has been blamed for all the women's restroom toilets flushing at once. Her laughter has been heard in the women's restroom, and employees ...


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    Wheelock Mission

    Millerton, Oklahoma

    36.3 miles from Horatio, AR

    According to the local stories, the hauntings at Wheelock Mission began when a man broke into the girls' mission and murdered the girls. Witnesses say that the walls and trees bleed, and apparitions sit in chairs or hang from trees. One story tells of some teens who tried to steal ...


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    Slate Shoals Mansion

    Arthur City, Texas

    60.8 miles from Horatio, AR

    The mansion that once stood here was said to me haunted. Witnesses have reported uneasy feelings when around it, and strange sounds that came from it. Some have seen a ghostly woman in the attic and a wheelchair that moved by itself. Cabins in the back were said to be ...


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    Johnson House Inn

    Hugo, Oklahoma

    65.7 miles from Horatio, AR

    The 1910 residence of a former 'hanging' judge and his wife is rumoured to be haunted. Now a bed and breakfast inn, inexplicable occurrences have taken place over the years, such as disembodied footsteps, a woman's voice and a rocking chair that rocks by itself. A one-time housekeeper swore ...


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    Gurdon Light

    Gurdon, Arkansas

    67.9 miles from Horatio, AR

    The Gurdon Spook Light is a yellowish glowing orb that appears intermittently at night along the railroad tracks. Some say it is the ghost of a railroad worker who was struck by a train and decapitated; others maintain it is the ghost of a railroad foreman who was beaten to ...


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    Kiamichi Kitchen

    Talihina, Oklahoma

    68.6 miles from Horatio, AR

    The Kiamichi Kitchen, now demolished, was housed in a former private home. It was said to be haunted by a ghost called George who would turn the lights and the radio on and off and make noises late at night.


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    Conway Cemetery

    Bradley, Arkansas

    69.6 miles from Horatio, AR

    Conway Cemetery Historic State Park, named after the first governor of Arkansas James S. Conway, is an 11.5-acre park that includes a half-acre family cemetery where Conway is buried. Witnesses say you can hear disembodied voices here around midnight at the full moon, perhaps stemming from a nearby tree where ...


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    Slaton Cemetery

    Daingerfield, Texas

    70.1 miles from Horatio, AR

    Slaton Cemetery has earned itself the nickname "Blue Light Cemetery" because of its ghostly blue light that is said to float around here. Cold spots and bushes that move without a breeze also have been reported, as has a mysterious tractor beam that dragged in a driver's car while something ...


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  • Haunted Jonesboro
    Edward L. Underwood
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    Lick Skillet Lane

    Waldron, Arkansas

    72.1 miles from Horatio, AR

    There have been ghost sightings on this road hitchhiking. Do not stop or you may get hurt. Its not a real person and you will have a feeling that you are being watched. I traveled down that road didn't see anything but I felt a presence. The reason why it ...


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    Mayberry Hotel

    Royal, Arkansas

    72.4 miles from Horatio, AR

    This hotel is now abandoned and near total ruin. The ghost of 1800s owner David Mayberry is said to haunt the site. Seeing that he built the hotel for the area's prospectors and miners, gunfights broke out often here, leading to many deaths. David Mayberry himself was shot but not ...


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    Henderson State University

    Arkadelphia, Arkansas

    75.4 miles from Horatio, AR

    Henderson State University is said to be haunted by the ghost of a student who fell in love with a girl from a rival college. His friends made fun of him, and under pressure from them, he broke it off with her. The girl was heartbroken and committed suicide. As ...


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    Ouachita Baptist University

    Arkadelphia, Arkansas

    75.8 miles from Horatio, AR

    Many unexplained events have been reported here, including orbs that show up in the basement, phantom eyes in the room corners, blood on dorm walls, and dorm windows that break for no apparent reason.


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    Southern Arkansas University

    Magnolia, Arkansas

    78.6 miles from Horatio, AR

    In Bussey Hall, the ghost of a female student who hanged herself in one of the rooms in the 1950s is said to appear. And in the Horton Theater, the ghost of a student actress who was killed by a train on her way to her starring performance has been ...


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    Cameo Trio Theatre

    Magnolia, Arkansas

    79.3 miles from Horatio, AR

    Theater number 3 is reportedly haunted. No real information on how it's haunted. But people say it's haunted, so that should be good enough.


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    Cavalier House

    Jefferson, Texas

    81.4 miles from Horatio, AR

    This 1950s tavern building was eventually turned into a bed-and-breakfast inn. Witnesses at the inn say there have been residual hauntings from the tavern times. Folks have heard music, voices and footsteps. Reports say the building is either for sale or has been recently purchased.


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    Claiborne House Bed and Breakfast

    Jefferson, Texas

    81.5 miles from Horatio, AR

    The apparition of well-dressed man has appeared to both residents and guests. His identity is a mystery, but he is the subject of many ghostly local legends.


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    Alley-McKay House Bed and Breakfast Inn

    Jefferson, Texas

    81.6 miles from Horatio, AR

    You may want to hang on to your drawers if you visit this pretty inn. The ghosts of two house slaves of long ago, Mr. Alfred and Patricia or Aunt Patty, are known for stealing folks' underwear.


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    The Jefferson Hotel

    Jefferson, Texas

    81.7 miles from Horatio, AR

    Those who stay here should be warned: Room 19 is said to be haunted. A hotel employee reported hearing voices from the room when it was vacant, and guests staying there have claimed to feel they were being watched by an unseen presence.


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  • Haunted Little Rock
    Linda Howell
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    The Excelsior House

    Jefferson, Texas

    81.7 miles from Horatio, AR

    This old hotel is said to be haunted by a headless ghost who roams the second floor. Another ghost lives here as well: a woman who wears black and carries a baby. It is said that the woman's apparition has frightened many guests, including film director Steven Spielberg.


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    The Grove

    Jefferson, Texas

    81.8 miles from Horatio, AR

    Also known as the Stilley-Young House, The Grove is an 1861 house, reportedly very much a hotspot for paranormal activity, that has been featured on many TV shows and in many magazines over the years. Owners have described phantom odors, shadowy figures, moving objects, apparitions, and lights that turn on ...


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    White Oak Manor Bed and Breakfast

    Jefferson, Texas

    81.9 miles from Horatio, AR

    A ghost named Ida Sue, a young blonde girl, is said to haunt this inn. Witnesses have reported seeing apparitions, quilts that move by themselves, and more strange sounds. Folks say sneezing and coughing can be heard day and night, thought to be a residual haunting from someone who once ...


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    Old Malco Theatre

    Hot Springs, Arkansas

    84.2 miles from Horatio, AR

    During a performance in the 1880's, a woman from the audience disappeared during a magic show production. Ever since then, there have been reports of the theatre being haunted. The ghost a glowing woman has been seen in the theatre basement, objects move around by themselves, and screams come out ...


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    The Poet's Loft

    Hot Springs, Arkansas

    84.3 miles from Horatio, AR

    A female employee reported being grabbed and held down on a couch by unseen female hands.


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    DeSoto Rock and Gift Shop

    Hot Springs, Arkansas

    84.5 miles from Horatio, AR

    I have worked at the DeSoto for 4 years now and the number of stories I have are too numerous to list here . We have had several paranormal investigations in the last 4 years that have yielded EVP's, images caught on digital cameras as well as IF Security ...


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    Arlington Resort Hotel

    Hot Springs, Arkansas

    84.5 miles from Horatio, AR

    Although staff firmly believe and tell guests that there are no ghosts in the building, bottles of wine jump off the shelves without being touched. There have been reports of apparitions in old-fashioned clothes wandering the hallways and the lobby before simply vanishing. The ghost of a young girl in ...


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    Park Hotel

    Hot Springs, Arkansas

    84.7 miles from Horatio, AR

    People often feel things brush past them that they can't see. There are reports of people being touched and poked in the hotel's corridors. (Submitted by Callum S.)


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    Fort Chaffee

    Fort Smith, Arkansas

    95 miles from Horatio, AR

    This historic site, now an Army National Guard station and training center, is reported to be haunted. The site, which experienced major fires in 2008, has also been used in several films, including A Soldier's Story in 1984, Biloxi Blues in 1988, and The Tuskegee Airmen in 1995. Elvis Presley ...


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    Old Fort Smith Courthouse

    Fort Smith, Arkansas

    100.3 miles from Horatio, AR

    The old courthouse that still stands here was the sight of many a death sentence handed out in the late 19th century - the hangings occurred just outside.  It is said that the ghosts of the condemned men still roam this area.


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  • Haunted Schools
    Allan S. Mott
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    King Opera House

    Van Buren, Arkansas

    103.4 miles from Horatio, AR

    Allegedly haunted by the ghost of a young actor who was killed by an enraged father who objected to the actor's intentions to elope with his daughter.


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    Railroad Tracks

    Bossier City, Louisiana

    104.4 miles from Horatio, AR

    Supposedly the cries of a family who was killed on the tracks can be heard late at night.


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    Spring Street Historical Museum

    Shreveport, Louisiana

    104.5 miles from Horatio, AR

    The Spring Street Historical Museum, housed inside the late-1800s Tally’s Bank Building, has a resident ghost thought to be Edward, a former bank manager who worked in the building. One story about Edward says that an employee was about to climb a ladder when he saw the heavy front door ...


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    Shreveport Municipal Memorial Auditorium

    Shreveport, Louisiana

    104.8 miles from Horatio, AR

    The 1920s art deco auditorium is known for its musical program, the Louisiana Hayride, on which Elvis Presley performed in 1954. Other greats who performed here include Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, and Johnny Horton. It is said to be haunted by an apparition of a young man who sits in ...


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    Clifton Cemetery

    Emory, Texas

    104.9 miles from Horatio, AR

    The story was told to me from my mother .... When she was a child a little girl had passed away around 10 or 11 years old. After her grave was prepared (dug) ground water had seeped into the grave. That night she came to the grave diggers and warned ...


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    Old Greenwood Cemetery

    Greenwood, Louisiana

    105.4 miles from Horatio, AR

    It's a cemetery. Of course it's haunted.


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    Mary Jane's 1896 Cafe and Pub

    McAlester, Oklahoma

    105.6 miles from Horatio, AR

    Mary Jane’s 1896 Bar & Grille is also known as "The 1896" -- and the place was, in fact, built in 1896. Legend has it that there were several deaths, including murders and suicides, in the apartment above it, and the resultant ghosts like to play pranks. One ghost likes ...


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    Old Jail - Pea Farm

    Shreveport, Louisiana

    106.6 miles from Horatio, AR

    The old jail is reported to be haunted by former inmates, especially in the women's section of the jail. Those wishing to view it for themselves should be aware that the jail is owned by the GE plant next door and they do call the cops and prosecute anyone ...


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    Moore Hill Cemetery

    Dardanelle, Arkansas

    108.1 miles from Horatio, AR

    Locals swear that if you hang around the "Hovis" gravestones at night you'll eventually find the ghost of a man who killed his wife.


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    Beckham Hotel

    Mineola, Texas

    109.7 miles from Horatio, AR

    This 1880s hotel building is said to be haunted. One ghost, called Elizabeth, wears a long dress and often carries a parasol. Reports say she is most often seen on the stairs on Mondays at about 3 a.m. She is said to have fallen down the stairs to her death. ...


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  • Ghosts of the Northeast
    David J. Pitkin
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    Potter Road

    Doyline, Louisiana

    115.7 miles from Horatio, AR

    Although the exact location of the accident site is not known, it is reported that four teenagers died in a drunken accident on this road decades ago and every year on the anniversary of their deaths blood runs from the tree they hit.


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    Arkansas Tech University

    Russellville, Arkansas

    116.7 miles from Horatio, AR

    Arkansas Tech University, several locations are rumored to be haunted. One is Caraway Hall, where students describe noises in the attic, footsteps on the stairs and whispers in the hallways. There are two legends to explain the hauntings. One is that it is build on top of a Cherokee burial ...


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    Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Site

    Gibsland, Louisiana

    126.7 miles from Horatio, AR

    They say that on the night of the full moon, you can hear the sounds of gunfire. Which doesn't make a whole lot of sense since Bonnie and Clyde died in the bright morning sunshine, but regardless, it's an interesting spot to visit, just a little pull out on the ...


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