Haunted Places in Killen, Alabama



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    Sweetwater Plantation

    Florence, Alabama

    6.5 miles from Killen, AL

    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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    Wesleyan Hall - University of North Alabama

    Florence, Alabama

    8.8 miles from Killen, AL

    This building, constructed in 1856, has a rich and interesting history. During the Civil War it was occupied by both Confederate and Union troops at different times. During the Confederate occupation General John Bell resided there and during the Union occupation, General Sherman himself stayed at Wesleyan. The ...


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    University of North Alabama - Romeo and Juliet statues

    Florence, Alabama

    8.9 miles from Killen, AL

    Several witnesses have reported seeing the statues of Romeo and Juliet floating around The University of North Alabama's campus during a full moon. Every year during Halloween a pumpkin mysteriously makes its way into Romeo's hands. Some faculty at UNA believe that Romeo goes in search of pumpkins for his ...


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    Pope's Tavern Museum

    Florence, Alabama

    8.9 miles from Killen, AL


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    Pope’s Tavern

    Florence, Alabama

    8.9 miles from Killen, AL

    This historic museum operated as a hospital during the civil war, so the rumours of haunting's appear to have a leg to stand on; which can't be said for some of the apparitions supposedly reported. Staff and visitors have reported the apparitions of various amputees in the main bedroom ...


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    Robert M. Guillot University Center

    Florence, Alabama

    8.9 miles from Killen, AL

    Reportedly haunted by the ghost of a woman who hanged herself back in the day when the Center was a teaching college. Supposedly you can still hear what sounds like the body swaying on the second floor.


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    Off Campus Book Store - University of North Alabama

    Florence, Alabama

    9 miles from Killen, AL

    Locals tell a story that this building once was occupied by a young girl, Molly, who died in the 1930s or 1940s. Molly was bittem by her puppy, which had contracted rabies. Her ghost is said to look down from the upstairs window.


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    Norton Auditorium - University of North Alabama

    Florence, Alabama

    9 miles from Killen, AL

    A ghost named George is said to live here, a former construction worker who fell from a scaffold as the place was being built.


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    Jazz Man - Second Creek Bridge

    Rogersville, Alabama

    9.4 miles from Killen, AL

    Urban legend tells of a man who was hit by a car and killed while walking across this bridge. His spirit has been seen wearing a white zoot suit, and he may try to catch a ride with you to Florence. If you agree to give him a ride, witnesses ...


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    Forks of Cypress

    Florence, Alabama

    10.7 miles from Killen, AL

    This private property houses the infamous ghost bridge that has numerous claims of haunting. People claim to hear singing and voices in the area surrounding the property and some claim they have seen the apparition of a woman walking the grounds.


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    Ghost Bridge

    Florence, Alabama

    11.2 miles from Killen, AL

    Properly called Jackson Ford Bridge, there are currently plans to demolish the bridge due to vandalism and decay making for a safety hazard. Of course if people start dying, that will just add to its reputation as a haunted spot, so possibly Darwinism should be allowed to take place ...


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    Winston House

    Tuscumbia, Alabama

    12.7 miles from Killen, AL

    In 1874, a tornado took the life of lady of the house Judith Winston, who was crushed beneath rubble. Her sons pulled her from the wreckage, but she died in the front bedroom on the eastern side. Since 1982, the 1824 house has been a museum and event space. Mrs. ...


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    Belle Mont Mansion

    Tuscumbia, Alabama

    15.7 miles from Killen, AL

    A former slave plantation, it is believed to be haunted by slaves that lived and died here and also possibly by the ghosts of its former owners.


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    Auto Zone

    Moulton, Alabama

    29.7 miles from Killen, AL

    The land this was built on was at one time a cemetery. Allegedly there is a photo that shows a ghost in it.


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    Abandoned Butcher's Shop

    Russellville, Alabama

    30.1 miles from Killen, AL

    Not much info on this, apart from the fact that it is an old, abandoned butcher's shop on the side of this dirt road, about 1.5 miles south from Fletcher Road. See map for precise location. Locals get an eerie feeling around this building.


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    Athens Limestone County Courthouse

    Athens, Alabama

    32.4 miles from Killen, AL

    The third floor of this historic courthouse formerly housed a row of cells, dating back to the early twentieth century. This floor is allegedly haunted by an inmate who hanged himself in one of the cells, where visitors have reported feeling a sad presence. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Founders Hall - Athens State University

    Athens, Alabama

    32.6 miles from Killen, AL

    According to legend, a female student was killed while she was trying to sneak out after curfew. They were holding candles, and her hair caught fire. It is to her that witnesses attribute the sound of footsteps, lights that turn on and off by themselves, cold spots, and a phantom ...


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    McCandless Hall - Athens State College

    Athens, Alabama

    32.7 miles from Killen, AL

    Reportedly haunted by the ghost of a young singer who died on the night of her greatest triumph. Having promised her adoring audience she would return, she was killed in an accident on the way. Shortly thereafter, sightings of a young woman in white roaming the hall began ...


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    Cry Baby Hollow Bridge

    Hartselle, Alabama

    42.2 miles from Killen, AL

    Various urban legends have arisen around the claims that Cry Baby Hollow and the bridge going across it are haunted. A baby is said to have died there, either from murder, a car accident, a wagon accident from pioneer days, or variations on the theme. People claim to ...


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    Bee Springs Church and Cemetery

    Dellrose, Tennessee

    43.5 miles from Killen, AL


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    Clifton Public Library

    Clifton, Tennessee

    44.4 miles from Killen, AL

    The ghost of a man in white roams the wooded area and field behind the library branch. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    William B. Bankhead National Forest

    Killen, Alabama

    45.6 miles from Killen, AL

    There are several websites out there that state something to the effect of "Aunt Johnson would hang anyone who trespassed on her property and the rope can still be seen to this day." Does no one ever stop to wonder precisely how a middle-aged woman would manage to hang a ...


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    Shelton Park

    Madison, Alabama

    47.3 miles from Killen, AL

    Locals tell a tale of playground sounds that can be heard at night: children laughing, playing and having fun. However, they say eventually the happy noises turn to unhappy ones, as if the children are screaming for their lives.


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    Shiloh National Military Park

    Shiloh, Tennessee

    49.1 miles from Killen, AL

    The 1862 Battle of Shiloh meant death for thousands of soldiers, several of whom are rumored to still haunt the battlefield. Many tales and legends surround the battlefield, and visitors may see apparitions and hear phantom gunshots, drumming, footsteps, and voices. The nearby pond is said to occasionally turn red, ...


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    Winston County Courthouse

    Double Springs, Alabama

    50.1 miles from Killen, AL

    I worked there as a jailor in the county jail there in the old part when it was on the 2nd floor. Had several experiences: a padlock moving on its own, and you can feel like there are a lot of people in the hallways late at night when ...


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    Bear Creek Church

    Culleoka, Tennessee

    51.7 miles from Killen, AL


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    Old Dallas Mill Site

    Huntsville, Alabama

    54.9 miles from Killen, AL

    Although the spot where the Dallas Mill was is now open field, legend has it was once haunted by a man who died while working there.


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    Maple Hill Cemetery

    Huntsville, Alabama

    55.4 miles from Killen, AL

    It is said that in one of the crypts stands an antique rocking chair, a favorite possession of a lady who was buried in her family crypt. Folks say that when you stand outside the crypt, you can hear the rocking chair rocking.


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    Generals' Quarters Inn

    Corinth, Mississippi

    55.8 miles from Killen, AL

    This historic inn is haunted according to guests staying on the second floor. A variety of paranormal activity has been reported, including ghostly voices, doors opening and closing of their own accord and lights going out for no apparent reason. Much of this activity has been attributed to a ...


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    Dead Children's Playground - Maple Hill Cemetery

    Huntsville, Alabama

    55.9 miles from Killen, AL

    At this playground set up near the cemetery, the ghosts of children play and swing on the swingsets. Apparitions have been seen, and captured on film by paranormal society investigations; orbs have been reported as well. The swings sometimes can be seen swinging by themselves, and the sounds of laughter ...


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    Highway 5 Ghost

    Lynn, Alabama

    56 miles from Killen, AL

    The ghost of a woman who died after being hit by a truck is said to haunt this stretch of road.


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    Cedarhurst Mansion

    Huntsville, Alabama

    56.1 miles from Killen, AL

    The Cedarhurst Mansion Estate was originally built in 1823 by Stephen Ewing. While visiting the house, a relative, Sally Carter, died of a short illness at the mansion in 1837. The first reports of a haunting was around 1919 after a teenage boy who slept at the house had a ...


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    Kent Robertson Park

    Huntsville, Alabama

    56.2 miles from Killen, AL

    The ghost of a boy who died there is said to haunt the park.


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    Frat House - Heritage Bible College

    Huntsville, Alabama

    56.4 miles from Killen, AL

    At the WHBC frat house, they say former Youth Minister Anthony Stephens' spirit walks through the house later at night. He may flush the toilet as well. The spirits of his brethren Robert Ekisbus and Adam Cooper are said to follow Stephens' spirit around, mysteriously making a noise reported to ...


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    Hell's Gates

    Huntsville, Alabama

    62.4 miles from Killen, AL

    Alabama is fond of getting into Hell it seems. Not only is there a Hell's Gates bridge, but there's also this place in Huntsville, which is also called Hell's Gates, which in reality, appears to be nothing more than a set of gates blocking a private driveway to some rich ...


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    Mount Pisgah Cemetery

    Fulton, Mississippi

    62.5 miles from Killen, AL

    Strange lights are reported to have been seen in the cemetery.


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    Woodland Hospital

    Cullman, Alabama

    63 miles from Killen, AL

    Although this hospital is now closed and operates a geriatric-psych ward, employees tell tales of "Homer" a ghost who roamsthe halls. He is known to flush toilets, independently operate ice machines and brush past people leaving them with chills. Both staff and patients of this former hospital have ...


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    Easly Cemetery

    Jasper, Alabama

    71.7 miles from Killen, AL

    Reported sightings of paranormal activity at this cemetery include a fiery orb that floats through the air.


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    Union Cemetery

    Woodville, Alabama

    73.3 miles from Killen, AL

    It is alleged that you can hear the screams of soldiers who died in the Civil War at this cemetery.


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    Cooley Cemetery

    Guntersville, Alabama

    74.5 miles from Killen, AL

    It is said that a mysterious fog covers this area day or night, and it surrounds the gravestones.


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    Abbie's House

    Guntersville, Alabama

    75.6 miles from Killen, AL

    This home dates back to 1909 and is registered by the local historical society. All the locals know it as "Abbie's House," as it was built and lived in by Abbie Smith, who founded the United Methodist church in nearby Warrenton, AL. Many subsequent owners of the home ...


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    Cinemark Theatre

    Tupelo, Mississippi

    76.5 miles from Killen, AL

    The most famous ghost haunting the Theatre is a ghost named Lola who is often seen doing work-like activities.


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    Jack Cole Road

    Hayden, Alabama

    77.4 miles from Killen, AL


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    Loretta Lynn Ranch

    Killen, Tennessee

    78 miles from Killen, AL

    The Plantation House and surrounding areas have seen supernatural activity. Civil War soldiers have been seen walking or camping out nearby, and the house itself has seen its share of unexplained phenomena, attributed to the plantation's founders. Ghost Adventures featured the site on a 2011 show.


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    Lyric Theatre

    Tupelo, Mississippi

    78.5 miles from Killen, AL

    Staff of the Lyric Theatre have nicknamed their ghost "Antoine'. He is a mostly benevolent entity who apparently entertains himself by moving things around and humming. Sometimes his footsteps can be heard throughout the theater. Some people believe that he is possibly the ghost of a ...


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    Whole Backstage Theater

    Guntersville, Alabama

    78.6 miles from Killen, AL

    A pyromaniac ghost? That might be a first. Rumored to be haunted by an old man ghost with a fondness for flammables as well as a young boy who is often heard laughing.


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    Jack's Restaurant

    Parrish, Alabama

    78.9 miles from Killen, AL

    You may experience the presence of a Native American ghost named Mary who knocks things over, plays electrical pranks, alters the temperature, and whispers over the drive-through speakers.


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    Little Vine Cemetery

    Killen, Alabama

    79 miles from Killen, AL

    Possibly among the most inane of haunted reports, people claim to see a green light in the cemetery at night.


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    Carnton Mansion

    Franklin, Tennessee

    81.4 miles from Killen, AL

    At this 1800s mansion, once used as a hospital site for Confederate soldiers and now a plantation house and museum, folks say soldiers still walk. Their apparitions have been seen, as well as that of a ghostly woman in white who has been seen on the back porch. Allegedly ...


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    Carter House

    Franklin, Tennessee

    81.9 miles from Killen, AL

    Built in 1830 by Fountain Branch Carter, the Carter House, now a Civil War museum, lay in the middle of the Battle of Frnaklin, one of the worst Civil War battles. It was used by Union troops as a command post, while the Carter family hid in the basement amid ...


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