Haunted Places in Leary, Georgia



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    Baker County Courthouse

    Newton, Georgia

    15.8 miles from Leary, GA

    Dating back to 1906, the historic courthouse no longer serves as a jail due to flooding from the nearby Flint River on several occasions. Disembodied footsteps and ghostly voices are often heard when there is no one around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Plains Historic Inn and Antique Mall

    Plains, Georgia

    38.5 miles from Leary, GA

    This quiet southern town was the birthplace of Jimmy Carter, and also boasts a supposedly haunted inn. The historic hotel formerly featured a funeral parlour on premises, but now houses delightful guest accommodation and a quaint antiques store with a variety of interesting displays, including local memorabilia. Apparently a ...


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    Windsor Hotel

    Americus, Georgia

    43.8 miles from Leary, GA

    This 1892 hotel once boasted 100 rooms and a 3-story atrium, but it closed in the 1970s. It has since reopened and now has 53 guest rooms. It was once the site of a 1928 speech given by Franklin D. Roosevelt, prior to his becoming governor of New York. The ...


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    Kendall Manor Inn

    Eufaula, Alabama

    46.9 miles from Leary, GA

    This 1872 inn was said to be haunted by Annie, a dedicated nursemaid who took care of a former owner's children, and stayed on even after her death. Also believed to reside here are the ghosts of a Victorian lady and little girl who hang out in the downstairs area ...


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    Two Egg Stump Jumper

    Sneads, Florida

    50.3 miles from Leary, GA

    A small bigfoot-type creature, perhaps the fabled "skunk ape," is reportedly roaming the area between downtown Two Egg and the Chattahoochee River. Footprints, and even the creature itself, have been spotted by the locals.


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    Headless Indian Chiefs - Walker's Town

    Sneads, Florida

    59.6 miles from Leary, GA

    During the 1830s in the Indian village called Walker's Town, incidents led to the death of two Native American chiefs. The deceased chiefs' heads mysteriously came into the possession of a Dr. Joseph R. Buchanan of Cincinnati, Ohio, who thought he could learn from the dead by studying their skulls. ...


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    McLauchlin House

    Havana, Florida

    59.7 miles from Leary, GA

    The 1860's house is now used for wedding receptions, but the owner says its not certain that a few unexpected guests may make an appearance. Visitors have reported several mischievous entities, and an eerie presence has been felt on the front porch. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Bellamy Bridge

    Marianna, Florida

    61.1 miles from Leary, GA

    This is perhaps one of the best-known "haunted" places in Florida. Bellamy Bridge is an old metal bridge dating from 1914, but it is supposedly haunted by Elizabeth Bellamy, who is said to have died nearby nearly 80 years before that. The legend says it was her wedding ...


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    Allison House Inn

    Quincy, Florida

    61.9 miles from Leary, GA

    Orbs have shown up in photographs here; reports say that children are especially likely to pick up on the spirits who reside in this inn.


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    Quincy Leaf Theatre

    Quincy, Florida

    62 miles from Leary, GA

    Now home to the Quincy Music Theatre, "The Leaf" is said to be the home to many different ghosts, all of whom seem friendly and don't cause much in the way of trouble.


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    St Luke's Episcopal Church

    Marianna, Florida

    64.9 miles from Leary, GA

    The Civil War "Battle of Marianna" took place in and around the grounds of St Luke's Episcopal Church, and it is believed that one of the Confederate soldiers killed there still haunts the basement. Witnesses describe seeing the apparition of an elderly, bearded man, dressed in period clothing.


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    Ely-Criglar House

    Marianna, Florida

    64.9 miles from Leary, GA

    Originally the manor house for Francis R. Ely's cotton plantation, this building is often known as "Ely Corner" in relation to the Civil War Battle of Marianna. It is believed that restless spirits from the battle still reside here.


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    Russ House

    Marianna, Florida

    64.9 miles from Leary, GA

    The historic Russ House, built in 1895, is said to be haunted by several ghosts. The house serves as the home of the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce and the county's visitor center. The grounds were the site of the 1864 Battle of Marianna, where several soldiers were killed. Another ...


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    Bill Sketoe's Hole - Choctawhatchee Bridge

    Newton, Alabama

    65.4 miles from Leary, GA

    There are a couple of different accounts as to why Bill Sketoe was hanged. Some claim that he deserted his post to care for a sick wife, other's that he was assisting in local guerilla operations against the army, in any event, he ran afoul of the local confederate ...


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    J. D. Holman House

    Ozark, Alabama

    66.2 miles from Leary, GA

    I haven't had the opportunity to investigate all the stories on this old mansion, recently bought by the City of Ozark. It was built in 1912 by the Holman Family and is probably 8,000 square feet two-story structure with full basement, located on Broad Street in Ozark. We ...


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    IICR Inc.

    Ozark, Alabama

    67.6 miles from Leary, GA

    Our office building is directly in front of the Claybank Church & Cemetery in Ozark, AL. Unusual and unexplained things occur frequently in our building. This has been going on for several years. A large lab book flies off shelf, splatters in floor, breaking the spine of ...


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    Graceville Bridge

    Graceville, Florida

    70.1 miles from Leary, GA

    In this version of the bridge ghost, participants put their cars in park on the old bridge. It is said that the ghost of a girl who died nearby will push the car to safety across the bridge.


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    Velda Mound Park

    Tallahassee, Florida

    70.2 miles from Leary, GA

    Velda Mound is an archaeological site located in northern Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, United States. The site was first occupied by peoples of the Fort Walton Culture (a regional variation of the Mississippian culture)[1] in the late prehistoric period and during the protohistoric period was part of the extensive Apalachee ...


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    Graceville Spook Lights

    Graceville, Florida

    70.5 miles from Leary, GA

    A series of ghostly lights have continually been spotted near the intersection of Jones Road and SR 2 at this spot near Gracefille, Florida. Dale Cox in his book "Ghosts of Bellamy Bridge" speculates that this might be related to the lynching of Edward Christian and Hattie Browman which ...


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    Graceville Spook Lights

    Graceville, Florida

    70.5 miles from Leary, GA

    A series of ghostly lights have continually been spotted near the intersection of Jones Road and SR 2 at this spot near Gracefille, Florida. Dale Cox in his book "Ghosts of Bellamy Bridge" speculates that this might be related to the lynching of Edward Christian and Hattie Browman which ...


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    Lake Tholocco

    Ozark, Alabama

    71.1 miles from Leary, GA

    On the darkest nights, figures and sounds can be seen and heard in the woods. This is a spot where Confederate armies used to camp during the Civil War.


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    Calvin Phillips Mausoleum - Oakland Cemetery

    Tallahassee, Florida

    72.6 miles from Leary, GA

    Calvin Phillips built himself the first, and most famous, mausoleum in Oakland Cemetery in 1900. He hired a master carpenter to make a cherry-wood casket in the mausoleum, and when it was finished, he crawled inside, locked the door behind him and died. No one is exactly sure why he ...


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    Sunland Hospital

    Tallahassee, Florida

    72.7 miles from Leary, GA

    Sunland Hospital was a notorious eyesore in Tallahassee until it was demolished in 2006. Before then though it was a popular spot for amateur ghost hunters, who claimed to have seen all sorts of eerie things within the crumbling walls. Here's a bit of history about the place... Within a year ...


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    Tallahassee Community College

    Tallahassee, Florida

    72.7 miles from Leary, GA

    Several claims abound at Tallahassee Community College... First, a strange "shadow figure" that appears in certain classrooms. Second, a garbage can lid started hovering in front of a couple of night janitors. And finally there is a female entity occasionally seen about campus, and the strong scent of ...


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    Leon County Jail

    Tallahassee, Florida

    73.2 miles from Leary, GA

    The current Leon County Jail was built in the 1990s, but is in the same spot as the previous one (which housed Ted Bundy for a while). Staff claim to see a female entity walking the halls at night, crying. Shadow figures abound.


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    Fort Braden Community Center

    Tallahassee, Florida

    73.2 miles from Leary, GA

    Built in 1926, the Old Fort Braden School is now the Fort Braden Community Center. People claim strange activities going on there. Doors opening, lights turning off or on by themselves, etc.


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    Springer Opera House

    Columbus, Georgia

    73.2 miles from Leary, GA

    Springer Opera House's stage has seen the likes of Oscar Wilde, Lillie Langtrey, John Philip Sousa, Ethel Barrymore, Will Rogers, William Jennings Bryan and Franklin D. Roosevelt. But that's not all. Edwin Booth, brother of Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth, is rumored to haunt the place. Other ghosts are thought ...


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    Florida State University - Cawthon Hall

    Tallahassee, Florida

    73.2 miles from Leary, GA

    There is allegedly a poltergeist in the Cawthon Hall dormitory of Florida State University, in Tallahassee. According to the story, a female student was struck by lightning and killed on the roof in the 1940s. Since then, residents report objects moving all on their own, unexplained noises, and ...


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    Old City Cemetery

    Tallahassee, Florida

    73.3 miles from Leary, GA

    The oldest cemetery in Tallahassee, dating back to 1829. One "resident" of note is Elizabeth Budd Graham (d. 1889) who was known as a "white witch." She has an impressive gravestone that is a must-see.


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    The Columns

    Tallahassee, Florida

    73.4 miles from Leary, GA

    This historic home dates back to 1830 and now houses the James Madison Institute. The paranormal activity here centers around the first floor, where the figure of a woman is sometimes seen walking into the fireplace.


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    Florida State University

    Tallahassee, Florida

    73.4 miles from Leary, GA

    The local story says that FSU is haunted by Civil War era cadets of the West Florida Cadet Battalion, who will sometimes still be seen drilling on the campus. Power outages are common, especially when a student is showering - and supposedly the letters "TB" are found drawn on ...


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    Governor's Park - Myers House

    Tallahassee, Florida

    73.5 miles from Leary, GA

    Myers House was built by Hyman Myers,and it has 19 rooms. It is now abandoned in the middle of Governor's Park. This mansion is quite beautiful and people are seen having picnics and enjoying the view of this magnificent house. Though you can't go inside because it is all boarded ...


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    Chi Omega Sorority House

    Tallahassee, Florida

    73.5 miles from Leary, GA

    At this house, serial killer Ted Bundy took two of his victims: Margaret Bowman and Lisa Levy, who were bludgeoned to death. Their ghosts may be walking here still, and in fact some believe they prevented other sorority sisters from walking out of their bedrooms into harm's way on the ...


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    Knott House Museum

    Tallahassee, Florida

    73.5 miles from Leary, GA

    This history museum is said to be haunted by a ghost who appeared in a photograph one of the staff members took while doing inventory. The photograph is displayed proudly among the museum's collection.


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    The Lively Building

    Tallahassee, Florida

    73.5 miles from Leary, GA

    Once the location of a rough and tumble place called "The Leon Bar" (1892-1904). Several murders took place there, and some locals claim to see ghostly cowboy entities hanging about the corner at night. Note that there is a "Lively House" also in Tallahassee that sometimes gets confused with this ...


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    The Daffodale House

    Monticello, Florida

    75.2 miles from Leary, GA

    This charming old bed and breakfast lays claim to a number of paranormal sightings. According to their website, strange music is heard coming from the Safari room, pipe smoke inexplicably tinges the air near the elevator, and a "Woman in White" is often seen on the premises.


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    Avera-Clarke House Bed and Breakfast

    Monticello, Florida

    75.2 miles from Leary, GA

    This house, now operating as a bed and breakfast, was built in 1890 by Thomas Clarke, a lawyer, judge and civil war veteran. It is said that his ghost is often seen roaming the house - he appears particularly often to guests staying in the Queen Anne Room.


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    Old Jefferson County Jail

    Monticello, Florida

    75.2 miles from Leary, GA

    This jail dates back to the end of the 19th century. The local sheriff lived on the ground floor and basement - inmates were housed in the top floor. The small building out back housed female prisoners. It hasn't held an inmate since the mid 20th century, ...


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    Wirick-Simmons House

    Monticello, Florida

    75.2 miles from Leary, GA

    This historic home is one of the oldest in Monticello, dating to 1831. It is owned by the Jefferson County Historical Society and is open for tours (on request). Two ghostly apparitions of women have appeared here - one in pink, in the upstairs window, and another dressed ...


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    John Denham House Bed and Breakfast

    Monticello, Florida

    75.3 miles from Leary, GA

    This bed and breakfast dates back to 1872, and features a "Blue Room" that seems to be the center of most of the paranormal activity. Sarah Denham's ghost is said to appear in the rocking chair in that room.


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    The Opera House

    Monticello, Florida

    75.3 miles from Leary, GA

    The Opera House in Monticello dates back to 1890, and is a regular part of the local ghost tours. Some regional ghost hunting outfits have investigated and claim to have found orbs and other phenomenon there.


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    The Hanging Tree

    Monticello, Florida

    75.4 miles from Leary, GA

    The local ghost tours take people by the "old hanging tree" in Monticello, FL, and some swear the souls of those who died here still like to stir things up a bit. The tree is at the intersection of 90 and 19 in Monticello, just outside the court house, ...


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    Palmer House

    Monticello, Florida

    75.4 miles from Leary, GA

    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 ...


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    Pondtown Road

    Hartford, Alabama

    76.6 miles from Leary, GA

    Pondtown Road and Justice Mills Creek are haunted by the apparition of a German Shepard, which was run over by a car. People have claimed to seen and to have heard the frightening apparition. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Old Calhoun County Courthouse

    Blountstown, Florida

    78.6 miles from Leary, GA

    This 1904 Romanesque courthouse building formerly served as the county jail, but is now mainly used as a haunted house attraction by the local police department. A former sheriff reported that staff would continuously here moans and screams emanating from a series of cells during the night shift, but ...


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    Jefferson Correctional Institution

    Monticello, Florida

    79.7 miles from Leary, GA

    Inmates and guards alike agree that there are spirits abounding in the Jefferson Correctional Institution. Some inmates feel someone tapping on them while they sleep - others see ghostly children playing in the dormitory. A ghostly man on a horse is occasionally seen outside.


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    The Rawls Hotel

    Enterprise, Alabama

    79.9 miles from Leary, GA

    The original owner, Mr. Rawls, as well as a gaggle of ghostly children are said to haunt this quaint hotel in Enterprise, AL. Numerous reports of hearing ghostly children as well as unexplained events have been reported at this hotel which dates back to 1903.


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    Hawkinsville Opera House

    Hawkinsville, Georgia

    82.4 miles from Leary, GA

    Construction on the Hawkinsville Opera House began in 1907, and the 576-seat theater has been used as a makeshift church and a temporary movie cinema when those respective buildings burned. Now it is a historic theater and possibly home to a ghost, who is said to dim the lights at ...


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    Wait's Mansion Bed and Breakfast

    Bonifay, Florida

    83.9 miles from Leary, GA

    Although this bed and breakfast inn is currently up for sale, the 1920's mansion it is housed in is rumoured to be haunted. Visitors have reported cold spots and strange noises, while others claim to have seen strange lights in the house. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    1880's Josephine Hotel

    Union Springs, Alabama

    84 miles from Leary, GA

    Although the historic hotel is no longer in service, it now is an art museum and a café. Ghostly voices and strange lights have been seen in the building after it has closed down for the night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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