Haunted Places in Little River, South Carolina



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    Brentwood Bistro

    Little River, South Carolina

    This place has been on Haunted America, National Geographic Haunted, and several other media projects. Faces, shadows, orbs and all manner of strange things are seen by staff and visitors alike.


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    The Winds Resort Beach Club

    Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina

    11.8 miles from Little River, SC

    A ghost named Sam lingers in one of the cabins here. Sam was a guest here when he died of a heart attack, and many claim he never left the buidling. Witnesses, both guests and employees, have reported cold spots and window shades opening on their own, and some have ...


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    Heartbeat Bridge

    Nakina, North Carolina

    21.4 miles from Little River, SC

    Shadowy figures can be seen. Lights in the woods sounds of a heart beat can be heard. (Submitted by Brian)


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    Old Tram Road Light

    Whiteville, North Carolina

    23.3 miles from Little River, SC

    A light comes out of the swamp and chases you as you drive down Old Tram Road. (Submitted by Brian)


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    The Hermitage

    Murrells Inlet, South Carolina

    32.1 miles from Little River, SC

    Wealthy Dr. Allard Flagg moved into the Hermitage in 1849 and invited his sister, the beautiful Alice Flagg, to live there with him. Alice fell in love with a young lumberman, but Dr. Flagg didn't approve of the match and sent him away. Angry with her brother, Alice disregarded his ...


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    Live Oak Cafe

    Southport, North Carolina

    34.2 miles from Little River, SC

    There are alleged to be two resident ghosts here that constantly mess around with the staff and owners. (Submitted by Margo RS)


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    Lois Jane's Riverview Inn

    Southport, North Carolina

    34.2 miles from Little River, SC

    The 1892 bed and breakfast inn is haunted by the daughter of a sea captain who once owned the place during the twentieth-century. Known as 'Lois Jane', the spirit has been heard laughing and singing on the upper floor of the mansion, and on one occasion shook the bed of ...


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    Brunswick Inn

    Southport, North Carolina

    34.5 miles from Little River, SC

    A ghost named Tony haunts the Brunswick Inn. He was a riverboat harpist who drowned in 1882 while on a visit here, and he likes to wander through the inn's halls and play tricks on the owners.


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    Theodosia's

    Bald Head Island, North Carolina

    35.3 miles from Little River, SC

    Although reports say it is no longer open, this b&b was said to be haunted by the ghost of Theodosia Burr Alston. Thoedosia was the daughter of Aaron Burr and the wife of South Carolina governor Joseph Alston. Mysteriously, the ship she was on disappeared in 1812. She had been ...


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    Fort Fisher

    Kure Beach, North Carolina

    40.4 miles from Little River, SC

    At Fort Fisher, Civil War ghosts and Fort Fisher hermit Robert E. Harrill, who died under suspicious circumstances, are believed to reside. Civil War General William Whitting, who was injured in the final battle at Fort Fisher and died as a prisoner in 1865 at Fort Columbus, New York Harbor, ...


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    Litchfield Plantation

    Pawleys Island, South Carolina

    40.7 miles from Little River, SC

    This plantation's history dates back to 1740, and its most famous ghost is Dr. Henry Tucker, a member of one of the last families to own the plantation in the late 1800s. His apparition has been seen in the Blue Room, and he is said to be a friendly spirit. ...


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    Old Gunn - Prince Frederick's Episcopal Church

    Georgetown, South Carolina

    40.9 miles from Little River, SC

    Construction of the church was begun in 1859, but screeched to a halt when the lead architect Mr. Gunn slipped on the steep roof and fell to his death. Folks have seen Mr. Gunn's ghost around the ruins of the church and tower and heard his scream, and locals say ...


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    All Saints Episcopal Church Cemetery

    Pawleys Island, South Carolina

    41.2 miles from Little River, SC

    All Saints Episcopal Church has stood here since 1739, and its cemetery, haunted by a ghost named Alice, dates from 1822. Alice is buried beneath an oak tree under a flat gravestone bearing the name ALICE. Local legend says that those who walk around her grave 13 times backwards and ...


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    All Saints Cemetery

    Pawleys Island, South Carolina

    41.3 miles from Little River, SC

    The ghost story in this cemetery centers on beautiful Alice Flagg, the sister of the weatlhy Dr. Allard Flagg who moved into the Hermitage in 1849. Alice fell in love with a young lumberman, but Dr. Flagg didn't approve of the match and sent him away. Angry with her brother, ...


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    The Grey Man of Pawley's Island

    Murrells Inlet, South Carolina

    42.2 miles from Little River, SC

    Pawley's Island has its own early warning system for hurricanes. Legend has it that a mysterious man dressed all in grey appears to certain individuals or couples and warns them of approaching hurricanes. These tales are usually told after each hurricane, where one lucky couple or family was ...


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    Pelican Inn

    Pawleys Island, South Carolina

    43.1 miles from Little River, SC

    The two ghosts who haunt this inn are of the canine kind. An elderly caretaker here once owned two Boston terriers, and legend has it that one of them swam out in the surf to save a little boy's life. The dog soon passed away, and the other dog died ...


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    USS North Carolina

    Wilmington, North Carolina

    45.4 miles from Little River, SC

    The World War II battleship is believed to be haunted by a blond sailor who shows up in passageways and another sailor who peeks out from portholes. Witnesses say hatch doors slam, cold spots are felt and footsteps are heard.


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    Bellamy Mansion

    Wilmington, North Carolina

    45.9 miles from Little River, SC

    Bellamy Mansion is believed to be haunted by members of the Bellamy family and their servants. Investigators have recorded several EVPs and witnessed slamming doors.


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    Mansfield Plantation

    Georgetown, South Carolina

    47.7 miles from Little River, SC

    The Mansfield Plantation dates back to the early 18th century, and includes a bed and breakfast. Local ghost hunters claim that they recorded EVPs in the North Guest House that said "don't leave me".


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    Wedgefield Plantation

    Georgetown, South Carolina

    47.8 miles from Little River, SC

    The headless ghost of a beheaded British soldier is said to appear here, wandering about holidng a pistol and feeling around for his head. Along with him come the sounds of war, clattering and hoofbeats. The war sounds are often a precursor to the ghost's arrival.


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    Henning-Miller House

    Georgetown, South Carolina

    51.8 miles from Little River, SC

    Built around 1760, some say this house has a ghost on its staircase. Rumor has it that when the British took over the home during the American Revolution, one of the officers fell down the stairs when he heard the daughter mention that Patriot hero Francis "Swamp Fox" Marion was ...


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    Beth Elohim Cemetery

    Georgetown, South Carolina

    51.8 miles from Little River, SC

    Tales told about this, the second oldest Jewish cemetery in the state, center around best friends Pauline Moses and Eliza Munnerlyn. The two girls had planned to be married on the same day at the same time, but in different locations. However, both the girls caught yellow fever and died ...


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    Waterman-Kaminski House

    Georgetown, South Carolina

    51.8 miles from Little River, SC

    This house from around 1770 has a couple of sad ghost stories attached to it. As one goes, a little boy, age 8, was left in the care of the owners while the rest of his family took a trip. The family was lost at sea, and the little boy ...


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    1790 House Bed and Breakfast Inn

    Georgetown, South Carolina

    51.8 miles from Little River, SC

    Although this building no longer operates as a B&B, back in the day it was said that a rocking chair in the "Rice Planter's Room" would often rock back and forth without anyone ever touching it.


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    Morgan-Ginsler House

    Georgetown, South Carolina

    51.9 miles from Little River, SC

    This building was once used as a Civil War hospital for Union soldiers. Some folks say the strange sounds that come from the dining room are the sounds of Satan forcing the souls of the soldiers who died there to relive their last miserable moments.


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    Bolem House

    Georgetown, South Carolina

    52 miles from Little River, SC

    Folks here believe the house may originally have been built as a tavern for the sailors. Ghostly sailors have been seen and heard here: On Christmas Day in 1993, a resident came across a ghostly man in old-fashioned sailor attire in the kitchen. The witness said the sailor didn't appear ...


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    DuPre House

    Georgetown, South Carolina

    52 miles from Little River, SC

    Reports say the DuPre house was once a bed-and-breakfast, but currently may be empty and up for sale. The house was built around 1740 and is said to have two ghosts in residence: a woman and her daughter, both from the Civil War era. Their spirits have been seen and ...


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    Strand Theatre

    Georgetown, South Carolina

    52 miles from Little River, SC

    The 1941 Strand Theatre is home to some odd occurrences. Footsteps have been heard in the empty balcony, and during a production of Ghosts of the Coast, based on local ghost tales, the staff began to witness cold spots and whispers coming from the backstage area. A ghost hunter was ...


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    Cleland House

    Georgetown, South Carolina

    52 miles from Little River, SC

    Built in 1737, the house has a story to go along with its ghost. So it goes, Anne Withers, a possible relation of the John Withers listed on the historical marker in front of the house as one of the owners, fell in love with a sea captain. He once ...


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    Heriot-Tarbox House

    Georgetown, South Carolina

    52 miles from Little River, SC

    Built around 1765, this is the house where the legendary Theodosia Burr Alston, daughter of United States Vice President Aaron Burr and wife of South Carolina Governor Joseph Alston stayed in 1812 before the ship on which she was traveling disappeared. Her ghost has been seen all along the coastline ...


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    Kaminski Building

    Georgetown, South Carolina

    52.1 miles from Little River, SC

    The Kaminski Building is one of two that house Georgetown’s Rice Museum. The 1842 Kaminski Building was a retail store for many years. Witnesses at the museum have heard footsteps, including one set that sounds like it has a peg-leg, in the art gallery. It is also believed that an ...


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    Georgetown Light

    Georgetown, South Carolina

    55.7 miles from Little River, SC

    The 72-foot tall lighthouse, built around 1812, is said to be haunted by Annie, the daughter of a former lightkeeper who was a widower who was raising the 7- or 8-year-old on his own. One day as the two were returning to the lighthouse with supplies, a violent storm hit. ...


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    Bingham's Light

    Latta, South Carolina

    64.8 miles from Little River, SC

    Binghams's Light is believed to be the lantern of the ghost of a man named Bingham who was killed by a train. Some say he appears as a warning or that the ghost is searching for his lost children.


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    Tans Bay Baptist Church

    Effingham, South Carolina

    69 miles from Little River, SC

    Tans Bay Baptist Church is thought to be haunted by the ghost of a baby who died here before the building housed a church. It's said that the baby accidentally fell on its head and died instantly, and now floating lights and the sound of a baby crying can be ...


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    Montrose Cemetery - Lowthers Hill Cemetery

    Darlington, South Carolina

    72.3 miles from Little River, SC

    Montrose Cemetery, aka Lowthers Hill Cemetery, is very old and spooky, according to witnesses who describe feelings of fear and nausea on the grounds. The cemetery was so old and run down that a mass marker was placed outside naming the known burials inside. Some say a murderer brought children ...


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    Sansbury Cemetery

    Timmonsville, South Carolina

    77.3 miles from Little River, SC

    Different from the Sansbury Hill Cemetery, also in Timmonsville, the Sansbury Cemetery is an eerie place where unexplained noises, including a baby crying, have been reported. Folks also have reported feelings of despair and fear here, but giving the surroundings, this is may not be unusual!


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    Sandford House

    Fayetteville, North Carolina

    82.6 miles from Little River, SC

    This house boasts a haunted stairway where the ghost of a young woman is often seen. Reports of sightings date back for over a hundred years and continue to this day. People claim to see a young woman descending or ascending the stairs, who then vanishes.


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    Radisson Prince Charles Hotel

    Fayetteville, North Carolina

    83 miles from Little River, SC

    Reports say that this hotel may be closed for business, but the building is said to be haunted by the ghost of Charlotte, a young woman who committed suicide here in the early 1900s. It seems that Charlotte was distraught after finding her new husband in bed with a bridesmaid ...


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    Colonel Kolb's Tomb

    Bennettsville, South Carolina

    83.1 miles from Little River, SC

    According to reports, Colonel Kolb, along with his family, was burned alive nearby during the Revolutionary War. According to local lore, those who visit Colonel Kolb's tomb at night will hear the sound of someone walking in the woods and may suddenly find the apparition of a man right next ...


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    Coker College

    Hartsville, South Carolina

    90.3 miles from Little River, SC

    At Coker College, a private liberal arts school founded in 1908, a ghostly girl is said to roam in a dorm building. The ghost also is said to cause strange sounds, turn off radios and make alarm clocks ring in the middle of the night. According to campus legend, she ...


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    Graves near Lincoln Village

    Hartsville, South Carolina

    90.4 miles from Little River, SC

    According to local tales, an overgrown and haunted graveyard stands adjacent to the abandoned Lincoln Village apartment complex, in the wooded area at the northwest corner of the complex. Caution: The graves are sunken and the ground is soft; graves here may be deep.


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    Rice Hope Plantation

    Moncks Corner, South Carolina

    93.3 miles from Little River, SC

    Mistress Chicken is the name of this plantation's resident ghost. She rocks in a rocking chair inside the Heron Room. It is said that she exists to comfort a child who once lived at this plantation and was once tied to a tombstone by a nasty schoolmaster as punishment. The ...


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    Prospect Church

    Patrick, South Carolina

    95.4 miles from Little River, SC

    According to local legend, on moonlit nights at Prospect Church, those who park in the last parking space on the right side of the church and peer at the last window on the second story will see a ghost who moves the curtains violently as if in a struggle inside.


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    Boone Hall Plantation

    Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

    98.9 miles from Little River, SC

    Boone Hall Plantation, in operation since the late 1600s, is said to be haunted by a soldier. His apparition has been seen attempting to remove a bullet from an injured fellow soldier.


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    Bentonville Battlefield

    Four Oaks, North Carolina

    100.3 miles from Little River, SC

    Phantom gunfire and shouts have been heard on the battlefield at night, and the ghost of a girl who died of tuberculosis is believed to haunt an upstairs room in the plantation house.


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    Yeamans Hall

    Hanahan, South Carolina

    102.5 miles from Little River, SC

    According to local lore, the spirit of Mary Hyrne haunts this building where she once lived. She appears as a little lady in a period black dress with a white cap.


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    Charleston Naval Shipyard

    North Charleston, South Carolina

    104.4 miles from Little River, SC

    At the Charleston Naval Base, the apparition of a slave girl has been noticed in a clump of trees.


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    Old Village Post House - Guilds Inn

    Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

    104.6 miles from Little River, SC

    Once the "Guilds Inn" (until around 2004), this is now a restaurant and inn called "Old Village Post House". It was featured in "Haunted Inns of the Southeast" under its previous incarnation. The book suggested that the ghost of its previous owner, Captain Samuel Guilds, still haunted the ...


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    Patriots Point Museum - USS Yorktown

    Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

    105.7 miles from Little River, SC

    The USS Yorktown at Patriots Point Museum is an Essex-class aircraft carrier named in honor of the sunken USS Yorktown, destroyed in 1942 during the Battle of Midway. The vessel has been used in films "Tora! Tora! Tora!" and "The Philadelphia Experiment among others. Witnesses, both staff and visitors, have ...


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    Fort Sumter

    Charleston, South Carolina

    106.3 miles from Little River, SC

    Fort Sumter is said to be haunted by a soldier's ghost. On April 13, Union Army Major Robert Anderson surrendered Fort Sumter to the Confederates. He ordered a final 100-gun salute to the Union flag, and on the 47th shot, a gun misfired and killed Union Soldier Daniel Hough. Since ...


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