Haunted Places in Mathiston, Mississippi



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    Asbury Cemetery

    Houston, Mississippi

    31.6 miles from Mathiston, MS

    Reported at this graveyard have been many strange phenomena, such as an intense feeling of being watched, the sound of unexplained voices, and a sudden urge to flee quickly from the site. Many car accidents are said to have happened because people were trying to flee as fast as they ...


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    Waverly Plantation

    West Point, Mississippi

    36 miles from Mathiston, MS

    The Waverly is haunted by the ghost of a young girl who is apparently searching for her mother and also by a man in military uniform who is prone to appearing in mirrors. Objects move of their own accord.


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    Three Legged Lady Road - Nash Road

    Columbus, Mississippi

    38.3 miles from Mathiston, MS

    The three-legged lady is an urban legend unique to Mississippi. There are numerous variations of exactly who the three-legged lady was, and how she came by her three legs. They generally involve the death of a lover/husband which results in her sewing her dead lover's leg onto her ...


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    Gregg Hamilton House

    Aberdeen, Mississippi

    38.6 miles from Mathiston, MS

    A former resident at this historic house reported seeing the apparition of an elderly African American maid in a black dress on many occasions. She was regarded as a kindly presence, and would often help those in distress. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Friendship Cemetery

    Columbus, Mississippi

    40.3 miles from Mathiston, MS

    In the area where the Civil War graves are the ghost of a Confederate soldier has been seen roaming between the graves.


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    Princess Theatre

    Columbus, Mississippi

    40.3 miles from Mathiston, MS

    The theatre has been renovated from a theatre to a cinema several times, which has caused unrest among the spirits that reside here. They include the former owner of the theatre and the ghost of a shadowy figure who likes to stand on the theatre balcony. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Highland House

    Columbus, Mississippi

    40.3 miles from Mathiston, MS

    The early-1900s Highland House, no longer in operation as an inn, was said to be haunted by the ghost of a housekeeper who set fire to the master's previous house after he turned away her advances. Witnesses have heard voices and seen doors open and close on their own.


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    Wisteria Mansion

    Columbus, Mississippi

    40.4 miles from Mathiston, MS

    The current and previous owners of the house have reported seeing a man in a white shirt rushing past the kitchen window towards the front door, however when they open the door, the man has vanished. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Temple Heights Mansion

    Columbus, Mississippi

    40.4 miles from Mathiston, MS

    Temple Heights Mansion was built in 1837 by General Richard T. Brownrigg and changed owners several times until retired Methodist minister named J.H. Kennebrew moved in with his wife and five children: Daisy, Laura, Jessie, Ruth and Elizabeth. It is Elizabeth who is said to haunt the house now. Her ...


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    Lincoln House Bed and Breakfast

    Columbus, Mississippi

    40.4 miles from Mathiston, MS

    This house was the first residence of the Columbus mayor back when it was built in 1833. The has been restored, and is now a bed and breakfast. Guests have reported strange occurrences here, such as he apparition of a lady in a white dress and a hovering cloud that ...


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    Callaway Hall - Mississippi University for Women

    Columbus, Mississippi

    40.8 miles from Mathiston, MS

    Reportedly haunted by a ghost named Mary.


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    Grenada Masonic Temple

    Grenada, Mississippi

    42.5 miles from Mathiston, MS

    The masonic temple was built on the site of the former historic Angevine House, and visitors to the building have reported seeing the apparition of a glaring sea captain on the upper levels of the building. Staff here have also heard voices late at night when there is no one ...


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    City Cemetery

    Kosciusko, Mississippi

    42.9 miles from Mathiston, MS

    Apparently a grave which is adorned with a statue of the deceased is said to cry. And it isn't condensation either, really.


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    Armstrong Road - Railway Tracks

    Columbus, Mississippi

    45.1 miles from Mathiston, MS

    Reported to be haunted by the ghost of a woman who committed suicide by train after her husband died in an accident on the tracks.


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    Save-a-Lot

    Pontotoc, Mississippi

    49.7 miles from Mathiston, MS

    Employees claim that it is haunted.


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    Lyric Theatre

    Tupelo, Mississippi

    55.1 miles from Mathiston, MS

    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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    Cinemark Theatre

    Tupelo, Mississippi

    58.3 miles from Mathiston, MS

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


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    Rowan Oak

    Oxford, Mississippi

    61.1 miles from Mathiston, MS

    Even the name of William Faulkner's home is an ode to the mythic. Legend has it that Faulkner still haunts the rooms and grounds of Rowan Oak.


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    St. Anthony Hall - Delta Psi

    Mathiston, Mississippi

    61.8 miles from Mathiston, MS

    Reportedly haunted by a former frat boy.


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    Pickens County Courthouse

    Carrollton, Alabama

    62.4 miles from Mathiston, MS

    A ghostly face appears in the window of this courthouse in Carrollton, Alabama. Legend attributes the face to a wrongly-accused man who was either lynched by an angry mob after being dragged from the courthouse or who died after being struck by lightning at the exact moment that he leaned ...


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    Mount Pisgah Cemetery

    Fulton, Mississippi

    66.3 miles from Mathiston, MS

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


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    Merrehope

    Meridian, Mississippi

    84.6 miles from Mathiston, MS

    Two separate entities reside at Merrehope after their deaths. One is called Eugenia after a former daughter of the master of the house, though she herself died long before he purchased the place. She is considered a benign and comforting spirit. The other ghost appears to occupy ...


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    Pigford Building

    Meridian, Mississippi

    84.8 miles from Mathiston, MS

    The 1914 building is haunted by the apparition of a woman in an old-fashioned white dress. The spirit seems to have sort of grievance against men, and has been known to throw objects around and slam doors when male employees enter the place. Her appearance is often heralded by ...


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    Grand Opera House - Riley Center

    Meridian, Mississippi

    84.9 miles from Mathiston, MS

    In the grand tradition of Phantom, no opera house is complete without an Opera Ghost and the Riley Center is no exception. Icy cold spots and the occasional hand felt on the shoulder when no one is around seem to be the main calling cards of this haunted hot spot. ...


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    Alamuchee-Bellamy Covered Bridge

    Livingston, Alabama

    85 miles from Mathiston, MS

    Although the Bridge has been moved from its original location, an outlaw was hanged either from it, or nearby. Does the outlaw's spirit remain, haunting the bridge forever?


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    Jemison Center - Old Bryce Mental Hospital

    Northport, Alabama

    88.8 miles from Mathiston, MS

    Although most ghost websites will refer to this place as Old Bryce Mental Hospital, this is not an accurate designation. There is a Bryce Mental Hospital in Alabama, but it has been located in Tuscaloosa since its inception in 1861 and the Jemison Center, as this place is accurately called, ...


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    Old Bryce Hospital

    Northport, Alabama

    88.9 miles from Mathiston, MS

    A former insane asylum with a reputation for treating its patients cruelly (especially black patients of which there were a disproportionate amount), this place is an obvious choice for claims of haunting. People claim to feel hot and cold spots, see items moving and hear ghostly sounds and footsteps. ...


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    Stucky's Bridge

    Enterprise, Mississippi

    90.1 miles from Mathiston, MS

    This bridge is rumored to be haunted by a man who was hanged here for committing robbery and murder. According to legend, Stuckey was a local inn-keeper who would rob and murder those who stayed at his inn. When he was finally caught and hanged, his body was ...


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    Chapel of the Cross

    Madison, Mississippi

    93.7 miles from Mathiston, MS

    The ghost of a woman whose fiance died before they could be wed is said to appear weeping at his grave in the cemetery.


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    Moundville Archaeological Park

    Moundville, Alabama

    94.1 miles from Mathiston, MS

    At these historic Native American mounds, reports say, ghostly drums may be heard at night and lights may be seen coming from one of the larger mounds that looks like a pyramid.


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    Blues Hound Apartments

    Clarksdale, Mississippi

    94.7 miles from Mathiston, MS

    The historic apartment building was a former hospital, and at least two apparitions have been seen in the apartments. The first is a ghostly black cat, that has been seen jumping from an upstairs window before vanishing. The second is the apparition of a tall man, who has been seen ...


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    Whatley House

    Moundville, Alabama

    95.9 miles from Mathiston, MS

    Although the house no longer exists, the ground it stands on still does and the ground itself is the source of the haunting claims. Supposedly this house was built on old slave quarters and a cemetery (very busy stretch of land) and this made for some uneasy living.


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    Piney Grove Baptist Church

    Morton, Mississippi

    96.8 miles from Mathiston, MS

    The graveyard at the church is said to be haunted. People have seen numerous apparitions there.


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    Abandoned Butcher's Shop

    Russellville, Alabama

    101.2 miles from Mathiston, MS

    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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    Generals' Quarters Inn

    Corinth, Mississippi

    102.6 miles from Mathiston, MS

    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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    Gaineswood Plantation

    Demopolis, Alabama

    103.3 miles from Mathiston, MS

    No plantation is complete without stories of a ghostly haunting and this one is fairly tame by comparison. A young woman who died while visiting the plantation is said to haunt Gaineswood. angry that she was not promptly returned to her home state for burial. Her anger must not ...


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    Fairview Inn

    Jackson, Mississippi

    104 miles from Mathiston, MS

    This 1908 historic inn is rumoured to have a ghost or two haunting one of the rooms, where guests have reported feeling temperature drops and having furniture moved around the suite at night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Old Capitol

    Jackson, Mississippi

    105.3 miles from Mathiston, MS

    Legend claims that the office of a man who reportedly died at his desk is haunted by his ghost. People claim to hear strange noises and the sounds of doors opening and closing coming from the office when there is no one in there.


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    Magnolia Hill Bed and Breakfast

    Helena-West Helena, Arkansas

    108.2 miles from Mathiston, MS

    Magnolia Hill Bed and Breakfast dates to around 1900 and was home to Confederate Captain Charles Moore Sr. Featured on TV's Extreme Ghost Hunters, witnesses and paranormalists have reported unexplained noises, voices, and other eerie phenomena.


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    Belle Mont Mansion

    Tuscumbia, Alabama

    113.9 miles from Mathiston, MS

    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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    Winston House

    Tuscumbia, Alabama

    116.1 miles from Mathiston, MS

    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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    Ghost Bridge

    Florence, Alabama

    120.1 miles from Mathiston, MS

    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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    Norton Auditorium - University of North Alabama

    Florence, Alabama

    120.2 miles from Mathiston, MS

    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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    Off Campus Book Store - University of North Alabama

    Florence, Alabama

    120.3 miles from Mathiston, MS

    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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    Pope’s Tavern

    Florence, Alabama

    120.3 miles from Mathiston, MS

    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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    Pope's Tavern Museum

    Florence, Alabama

    120.3 miles from Mathiston, MS


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    University of North Alabama - Romeo and Juliet statues

    Florence, Alabama

    120.4 miles from Mathiston, MS

    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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    Wesleyan Hall - University of North Alabama

    Florence, Alabama

    120.4 miles from Mathiston, MS

    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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    Robert M. Guillot University Center

    Florence, Alabama

    120.5 miles from Mathiston, MS

    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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    Forks of Cypress

    Florence, Alabama

    120.5 miles from Mathiston, MS

    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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