Sweetwater Plantation

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The home of a former Alabama governor, it is reportedly haunted. Many people believe the ghost is that of the Governor’s son who died in the Civil War.

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Off Florence Blvd
East Florence, AL
United States

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34.824473242803286, -87.64267945341999
Lauderdale County, Alabama
Nearest Towns:
East Florence, AL (1.1 mi.)
Florence, AL (2.6 mi.)
St. Florian, AL (3.6 mi.)
Underwood-Petersville, AL (4.8 mi.)
Sheffield, AL (5.2 mi.)
Muscle Shoals, AL (5.7 mi.)
Killen, AL (6.5 mi.)
Tuscumbia, AL (7.3 mi.)
Leighton, AL (10.7 mi.)
Iron City, TN (14.2 mi.)


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  1. My uncle and his former boss was working on the plantation at the time and me my mom and sister went to take them some food and we was sitting at the bottom of the steps keep in mind their was no power to the plantation at the time.. So me and my friend KB looked up and the bathroom light turned on I immediately went up stairs as soon as I got to the bathroom door they turned off all on its on..

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