Palmer House

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Monticello, FL is considered by many to be the “Most Haunted Little Town in Florida”. The Palmer House is one of the most active spots in town, and has been investigated by many regional ghost hunting operations.

There’s quite a little story to this old house:

Dr. Palmer was the local mortician who rumors say would experiment on the bodies before they were buried. He also believed bodies should be buried with their blood, so he kept the drained blood from the bodies in a bucket. Once the casket was laid in the ground, his assistant would dump the bucket into the grave before it was covered up. One night during an argument, the assistant threw a bucket of blood at the doctor, leaving a stain on the wall. Through many attempts, the stain could not be removed. Finally, the wall was completely replaced.

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Geographic Information

Palmer Mill and South Jefferson St.
Monticello, FL
United States

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30.5437843287239, -83.87035837771685
Jefferson County, Florida
Nearest Towns:
Monticello, FL (0.1 mi.)
Aucilla, FL (8.2 mi.)
Lloyd, FL (10.1 mi.)
Waukeenah, FL (10.4 mi.)
Lamont, FL (12.0 mi.)
Wacissa, FL (14.6 mi.)
Greenville, FL (15.2 mi.)
Boston, GA (17.8 mi.)
Thomasville, GA (21.2 mi.)
Quitman, GA (24.9 mi.)


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  1. Big Bend Ghost Liars  |  

    This house was the ONLY house on the walking ghost tour that could actually be haunted. The ghost hunters that do the tour mentioned during their investigation ending up huddled together in the middle of the house in terror by the end of the night. Probably because the ghost of Dr Palmer knew they were making up lies about half the town being haunted when it wasn’t. Either way, super creepy property.

    • you’re partially correct. my friend’s grandmother owns the Palmer house, it’s extremely haunted by more than one ghost. however the other sites are equally spooked. orbs have been seen floating past the courthouse. other houses have plenty of activity as well. just because you are a doubty doubterton does not make them less Present.

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