Haunted Places in Lowrys, South Carolina



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    Chester Little Theatre

    Chester, South Carolina

    7 miles from Lowrys, SC

    Perhaps as early as 1913, Chester Little Theatre was known as the Dreamland Theatre. Sometime in its long history, something must have happened to render it a hot spot for supernatural activity: Witnesses here claim to have seen apparitions and heard strange noises.


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    Winthrop University

    Rock Hill, South Carolina

    15.1 miles from Lowrys, SC

    Tillman Hall at Winthrop University has a bell tower, intricate woodwork, and, some say, a haunted fourth floor. Some suppose the spirits may be linked to the old stocks, still housed in the building, that held the prisoners who built the hall centuries ago.


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    John D. Long Lake

    Union, South Carolina

    15.5 miles from Lowrys, SC

    John D. Long Lake is the spot where Susan Smith killed her children by strapping them into her vehicle and rolling it into the lake, claiming her kids were kidnapped by a carjacker. Folks who have visited the monument erected to them here claim to have heard children's laughter and ...


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    Juxa Plantation - Gregory Plantation

    Union, South Carolina

    19.5 miles from Lowrys, SC

    Juxa Plantation, formerly the Gregory Plantation, is no longer an inn but a private residence. Original owner Jehu Gregory was once said to haunt the place. His ghost was seen most often in the on-site family cemetery. But so the tale goes, after the repair of some tombstones, Jehu never made ...


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    Inn At Merridun

    Union, South Carolina

    22.8 miles from Lowrys, SC

    The Inn at Merridun is haunted by friendly ghosts, former residents T.C. and Fannie Duncan, who leave pennies as housewarming gifts. Their rose-scented perfume and cigar smoke can be detected when the ghosts are around. Another haunt in residence is Mary Anne Wallace, sister of a former owner, whose apparition ...


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    Fairfield County Courthouse

    Winnsboro, South Carolina

    30.6 miles from Lowrys, SC

    The Fairfield County Courthouse has a ghost, that of Mary Ingleman, aka the Witch of Winnsboro Courthouse. It all started in 1792, when folks were accusing each other of being witches. Mary, along with others, was accused, beaten and tortured by the townsfolk. When she reported the incident to authorities, ...


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    Fairfield County Museum

    Winnsboro, South Carolina

    30.7 miles from Lowrys, SC

    Fairfield County Museum is housed in a former 1832 home. It is said to be haunted by two soldiers' ghosts, and an apparition of an elderly lady has been seen as well. Witnesses also have reported unexplained noises, footsteps, and extension cords that moved along the ground by themselves.


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    Molly's Rock Picnic Area

    Newberry, South Carolina

    33.5 miles from Lowrys, SC

    At Flag Lake (which is no longer a lake, by the way), Molly’s Rock is rumored to be a hot spot for the strange and unexpected. Reports say on a nearby hill stands a cemetery that has an entire row of grave markers for deceased who committed suicide. Witnesses visiting ...


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    Chain Gang Hill Road

    Spartanburg, South Carolina

    33.9 miles from Lowrys, SC

    Victims of the infamous local murderer the Gaffney Strangler are said to haunt Chain Gang Hill Road. The girls' voices can be heard moaning and screaming along this stretch.


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    Clifton Mill No. 2

    Spartanburg, South Carolina

    34.8 miles from Lowrys, SC

    Clifton Mill No. 2 was a textile mill built in 1888 and demolished in 2013. When the abandoned buildings still stood here, folks claimed they were haunted. Reports came in of the sound of ghostly footsteps and doors that were suddenly flung open by something unseen.


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    Queens University of Charlotte

    Charlotte, North Carolina

    35.2 miles from Lowrys, SC

    At Albright, student lore says the ghost of a girl who committed suicide here makes knocking sounds and opens and closes doors. She was said to be distraught over the fact that her parents found out about her relationship with another woman. In the Courtyard area, some say you can ...


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    Pharr Mansion

    Lowell, North Carolina

    35.5 miles from Lowrys, SC

    One afternoon I took my nephew by the mansion as he loved haunted things. I pulled in to the driveway at the end of the street and he got out and walked around the house (I remained in the car). When he got back he stated that he wanted ...


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    Kennedy's Premium Bar and Grill

    Charlotte, North Carolina

    36.9 miles from Lowrys, SC

    Kennedy's Premium Bar and Grill is housed in a former farmhouse that's reported to be haunted by ghosts who open and close doors, tinker with the radio, or even show up in the restrooms after the bar is closed.


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    Cajun Queen

    Charlotte, North Carolina

    36.9 miles from Lowrys, SC

    Cajun Queen is a Cajun restaurant situated in one of the oldest houses in the area. Its ghost is said to have been a former owner who is annoyed that in her old bedroom now stands a bar. However, others say she shows up because she just wants a drink.


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    McGlohon Theatre

    Charlotte, North Carolina

    37.1 miles from Lowrys, SC

    McGlohon Theatre was a church in its original incarnation, but was made into a theater later. The ghosts folks say reside here are from its church days, and can be heard walking or singing.


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    Dixie's Tavern

    Charlotte, North Carolina

    37.1 miles from Lowrys, SC

    Long said to be one of the most haunted spots in Charlotte but no one seems to know who haunts it or why. In 2013 it was announced that Dixie's would be closing and the land would be made into a park, so it seems it is slated for ...


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    Alexander Michael’s

    Charlotte, North Carolina

    37.3 miles from Lowrys, SC

    Alexander Michael’s restaurant, open since 1983, is said to be haunted, although reports are unclear as to the exact nature of the hauntings.


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    Foster's Tavern

    Spartanburg, South Carolina

    37.6 miles from Lowrys, SC

    Foster's Tavern is housed in a historic brick gabled building from the early 1800s. Strange sounds have led folks to believe that the tavern may be haunted. Witnesses have heard horses' hooves on the roof, footsteps on the stairs, and voices.


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    Converse College

    Spartanburg, South Carolina

    39.9 miles from Lowrys, SC

    The late-1800s Converse College has a few haunted buildings, including the Williams Dorm, said to have a ghostly boy near its laundry room who will play catch with a ball, and Hazel B. Abbott Theatre, haunted by Miss Hazel herself. The Wilson Hall has a ghost with red eyes, and ...


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    Evans Building

    Spartanburg, South Carolina

    40.2 miles from Lowrys, SC

    The Evans Building was Frank Evans High School in the 1920s but is now the Evans Academic Center of Spartanburg Community College. Not only can footsteps be heard in the hallways, but witnesses say late at night on the old basketball court, you can sometimes hear the dribbling and sneaker ...


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    Blakeney House

    Monroe, North Carolina

    41.4 miles from Lowrys, SC

    The 1903 Blakeney House has been a private home, several restaurants and now is used for bible and mission training for the company Youth With a Mission. Although the company maintains that the house is not haunted, it is in fact said to be haunted by three ghosts: William Blakeney ...


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    Latta Plantation

    Huntersville, North Carolina

    41.9 miles from Lowrys, SC

    The Latta family, the former owners of the plantation, are said to still live here in their afterlife. The historic site is the setting for strange occurrences, like the sound of ghostly children playing in the empty attic or slamming doors. A shadowy figure is seen from time to time. ...


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    Newberry College

    Newberry, South Carolina

    41.9 miles from Lowrys, SC

    At Newberry College's Keller Hall, a woman committed suicide by jumping from the bell tower during the Civil War era. She was distraught over the death of her boyfriend in the war. Witnesses have heard phantom screams coming from the tower and seen the woman's apparition up there as well. ...


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    Spartanburg Methodist College

    Spartanburg, South Carolina

    42.9 miles from Lowrys, SC

    Spartanburg Methodist College is home to a ghost of a student who committed suicide by jumping out a window. Witnesses have seen his apparition in the halls or standing by the window from which he jumped.


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    Capt. John Blakeney Cemetery

    Pageland, South Carolina

    43.1 miles from Lowrys, SC

    At Capt. John Blakeney Cemetery, rumor has it that the ghosts of the Blakeney family will sometimes appear to visitors. The family emigrated here from Ireland, and some of its members fought in the Civil War.


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    West End Cemetery

    Newberry, South Carolina

    43.2 miles from Lowrys, SC

    The Bride Of West End is said to haunt West End Cemetery. She's an apparition of a melancholy bride who has been seen sitting in trees, standing near her grave, or walking in the nearby fields. Rumor has it she has been waiting long years for her lover to take ...


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    Lydia Mill Ruins

    Clinton, South Carolina

    44.6 miles from Lowrys, SC

    Dating as far back as the early 1900s, Lydia Mill, now in ruins, had housing on-site for its employees. Now a headless female ghost roams the premises, seen around the railroad tracks or in the mill building.


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    Caroleen Broad River Bridge

    Ellenboro, North Carolina

    45.8 miles from Lowrys, SC

    Some locals say if you drive past the bridge on rainy nights, you may see the apparitions of two elderly ladies walking. They are believed to be the spirits of two sisters who were killed when they drove off the side of the bridge. Some say if you give them ...


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    Piney Grove Church

    Concord, North Carolina

    53.8 miles from Lowrys, SC

    Piney Grove Church was established around the turn of the twentieth century and has four ghosts, according to reports. Witnesses have described strange lights, mists, shadows, and photographic anomalies.


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    Reed Gold Mine

    Midland, North Carolina

    54.9 miles from Lowrys, SC

    It all started in 1799 when Mr. Reed's son struck gold in Meadow Creek on the family homestead, and Reed Gold Mine was born. It is said to be haunted by Eleanor Mills, a neighbor od the Reeds in the 1800s. Eleanor and her husband Eugene were quarreling when she ...


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    Bethabara Baptist Church Cemetery

    Cross Hill, South Carolina

    54.9 miles from Lowrys, SC

    Bethabara Baptist Church Cemetery is home to the ghost of a Civil War soldier whose marker cross glows about three times per year. The cross also is said to inexplicably change color several times a year.


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    Old Courthouse Theatre

    Concord, North Carolina

    55.9 miles from Lowrys, SC

    Old Courthouse Theatre, built in 1922, was originally a Baptist church and is rumored to be haunted. One of the ghosts has been nicknamed The Deacon, an apparition of a man in a dark suit who doesn't care for musicals. Footsteps, moving objects, lights going on and off and moving ...


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    Fort Jackson

    Columbia, South Carolina

    56.9 miles from Lowrys, SC

    The United States Army installation Fort Jackson, named for U.S. Army General and President Andrew Jackson, is said to be haunted. At its artillery range, the ghost of a female soldier rumored to have killed herself in a latrine appears with a hole in her helmet. And in the B ...


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    Longstreet Theatre

    Columbia, South Carolina

    57.1 miles from Lowrys, SC

    Longstreet Theatre was once a Civil War hospital, and rumor has it that the room that serves as the green room is the former morgue. Cold spots, uneasy feelings, apparitions and strange noises have been reported in the area.


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    University of South Carolina

    Columbia, South Carolina

    57.1 miles from Lowrys, SC

    The University of South Carolina is said to be haunted by quite a few spirits. The library is said to be visited by former President McKissick, and ghostly soldiers and a spectral woman with long dark hair have been spotted at the DeSaussure College building. The woman is believed to ...


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    Devenger Road Bridge

    Greer, South Carolina

    58.5 miles from Lowrys, SC

    Local legend tells us that one Halloween night, a woman and her kids were killed on the Devenger Road Bridge when their car was hit by a truck. The woman had stopped the car to retrieve something from her trunk. Now folks say the woman's ghost will push you backward ...


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    Embassy Suites

    Greenville, South Carolina

    61.5 miles from Lowrys, SC

    Many strange things can be said about this location of Embassy Suites. According to witnesses, lights turn on and off at will, doors come flying open by themselves, and during a period of construction when the electricity was disconnected, lights came on during the night. In addition, the golf course ...


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    Ninety Six National Historic Site

    Ninety Six, South Carolina

    63.6 miles from Lowrys, SC

    Ninety Six National Historic Site is a National Park Service operated frontier settlement and Revolutionary War battle site that includes Star Fort, a visitor center, a trail, archaeological digs and restorations. It's rumored to be haunted by a ghost, but folks differ as to who the spirit is, or was. ...


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    Rock Presbyterian Church Cemetery

    Greenwood, South Carolina

    63.7 miles from Lowrys, SC

    Rock Presbyterian Church Cemetery is an old graveyard where folks say disembodied singing is heard, white mists or figures materialize, and blue spots are said to appear in the house adjacent.


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    1859 Cafe

    Hickory, North Carolina

    64.2 miles from Lowrys, SC

    The 1859 Cafe was believed to be haunted by the friendly ghost of a blonde woman in a long white dress. Actually built in 1859 as a home and a general store, the house was the setting for apparitions that appeared in the bathroom mirror or in photographs, and flickering ...


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    New Salem Church Cemetery

    Taylors, South Carolina

    65.2 miles from Lowrys, SC

    At the New Salem Baptist Church Graveyard, visitors have reported unexplained moving lights, voices, temperature anomalies, eerie feelings, touches from something unseen, and other strange phenomena.


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    Prospect Church

    Patrick, South Carolina

    67.8 miles from Lowrys, 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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    Children's Graveyard - Duncan Chapel Methodist Church Cemetery

    Greenville, South Carolina

    67.9 miles from Lowrys, SC

    Duncan Chapel Methodist Church, built in the 1850s, has a cemetery known as the Children's Graveyard. The road to get there is across from a McDonalds. Apparently the cemetery is older than the church, as the dates on the gravestones are said to range from the late 1700s to the ...


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    Poinsett Bridge

    Travelers Rest, South Carolina

    68.6 miles from Lowrys, SC

    The 1820 Poinsett Bridge, named for Joel Roberts Poinsett, was is one of the oldest in the state. It has a 14-foot Gothic arch and is no longer in use, and is rumored to be haunted. Folks say the ghost of a slave who was once hanged here may let ...


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    The Lodge on Lake Lure

    Lake Lure, North Carolina

    68.9 miles from Lowrys, SC

    The 1937 lodge began as a retreat for highway patrolmen and their families and a memorial to highway patrolman George Penn, who was shot and killed on the job. It was opened to the public in 1990. Rumor has it that the ghost who resides here is none other than ...


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    Albemarle Opera House

    Albemarle, North Carolina

    69.9 miles from Lowrys, SC

    The early-1900s opera house is rumored to be haunted by ghosts whose footsteps are heard around the theater. Shadow figures also have been seen, and a band has been playing ragtime and other music every fall for more than 80 years.


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    Rembert Church

    Sumter, South Carolina

    70.3 miles from Lowrys, SC

    While visiting the cemetery behind the old Rembert Church, folks say they've heard singing and seen lights on inside the church.


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    The 1927 Lake Lure Inn and Spa

    Lake Lure, North Carolina

    70.8 miles from Lowrys, SC

    The historic inn has been visited by such celebrities as novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald and presidents Calvin Coolidge and Franklin Roosevelt. In the 1940s it was used as a convalescent home for wounded soldiers. It is now rumored to be the home of many haunts. Staff members report hearing a ...


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    Church of the Holy Cross Cemetery

    Sumter, South Carolina

    71.3 miles from Lowrys, SC

    The ghost of a Confederate soldier strolls through the Church of the Holy Cross Cemetery, sometimes joined by the apparition of a woman who has been known to sit with her legs crossed in a tree with low-hanging branches.


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    Three Bridges Road

    Powdersville, South Carolina

    72.4 miles from Lowrys, SC

    Three Bridges Road is known to ghost enthusiasts as the place where Eloise, a Civil War-era slave, roams. So her story goes, Union soldiers killed Eloise's master nearby, and the distraught slave woman was reluctant to leave her master's body. When soldiers found her there mourning his death, they killed ...


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