Haunted Places in Monticello, Mississippi



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    Sauls Valley Cemetery

    Jayess, Mississippi

    12.8 miles from Monticello, MS

    People claim to have seen dancing lights around the graves.


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    Myers Creek

    Bogue Chitto, Mississippi

    21.3 miles from Monticello, MS

    There have been reports of a strange and unexplained animal that haunts Myers Creek.


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    China Grove Church

    Tylertown, Mississippi

    23.8 miles from Monticello, MS

    The general and oft-repeated haunting story claims the church has a picture of Jesus that cries blood (right) and there's a man who haunts the fields who was allegedly killed by his own tractor.


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    Burnt Bridge

    Purvis, Mississippi

    43.7 miles from Monticello, MS

    Although the old bridge has been replaced, legend has it that it used to be haunted by a girl in a prom dress who was killed there.


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    Myrtle Grove Cemetery

    Lumberton, Mississippi

    45.9 miles from Monticello, MS

    Ghostly shadows, full body apparitions and feelings of dread (could that be because you are in a cemetery and confronting your own mortality) are the meat that makeup this haunting report.


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    Old Capitol

    Jackson, Mississippi

    51.7 miles from Monticello, 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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    Piney Grove Baptist Church

    Morton, Mississippi

    52.5 miles from Monticello, MS

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


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    387 Old Corinth Rd

    Petal, Mississippi

    52.6 miles from Monticello, MS

    Its an old two story house that has been there for at least 20 to 30 years, unkept, and feels like you're being drawn towards it. Ever time I walk past it, its feels like danger, like something demonic is calling me to come with him or her somewhere. A ...


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    Fairview Inn

    Jackson, Mississippi

    53.2 miles from Monticello, 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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    Deason Home

    Ellisville, Mississippi

    53.7 miles from Monticello, MS

    During the Civil War, a man who was in charge of hunting down deserters was killed on the front porch of the Deason Home and as he slowly expired his blood seeped into the wood flooring leaving a stain that could never be washed away. The floor was finally replaced, ...


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    Brooklyn Cemetery

    Brooklyn, Mississippi

    64.4 miles from Monticello, MS

    Reportedly haunted by the ghost of a young boy who is often seen walking through the cemetery.


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    Grand Gulf Military State Park

    Port Gibson, Mississippi

    64.5 miles from Monticello, MS

    Reported to be haunted by a headless ghost.


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    Chapel of the Cross

    Madison, Mississippi

    67 miles from Monticello, 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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    The St. Joseph Crier

    St. Joseph, Louisiana

    69.1 miles from Monticello, MS

    Legend has it that in 1872, the ship Iron Mountain, containing 54 passengers, simply vanished. It is speculated that river pirates stripped it and killed everyone on board. Nothing remains of the ship or any of the passengers except the ghostly disembodied screams of a woman coming from the Mississippi ...


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    Vicksburg National Military Park

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    70.1 miles from Monticello, MS

    It is claimed that late at night you can hear gunshots and sounds of the siege that occurred here and was a key conflict in the Civil War.


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    1902-08 Stained Glass Manor - Oak Hall

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    70.6 miles from Monticello, MS

    Built in the early 1900s, the hall is said to be haunted by Fannie Vick Willis, Vicksburg philanthropist. Ghostly spheres and orbs have been photographed here, an witnesses have detected cold spots and unexplained lights. Footsteps, period music, and other sounds have been reported here as well. Fannie was known ...


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    McRaven Tour Home

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    70.8 miles from Monticello, MS

    "The most haunted house in Mississippi"? You be the judge. Numerous people have died in McRaven and according to legend, some of them lingered on. Dating back to the 18th century McRaven lays claim to Civil war era ghosts, and a lady who died in childbirth.


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    Old SSA Convent

    Covington, Louisiana

    70.8 miles from Monticello, MS

    Claims of screaming, eerie noises and other ghostly events. Considering the amount of graffiti and evidence of teen partying littered about the place, there might be a more mundane explanation for the noises coming from the place, but take a walk in the woods and decide for yourself.


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    Cedar Grove Inn

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    71 miles from Monticello, MS

    This house has a cannonball lodged in the wall. I really don't care if it's haunted or not - it has a cannonball lodged in the wall. How cool is that? The result of being strafed during the Civil War, the homeowners apparently decided the cannonball was a ...


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    Annabelle Bed and Breakfast

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    71 miles from Monticello, MS

    Built in the second half of the 19th century as a private home, the luxurious Victorian-Italianate inn is said to be haunted. Reports say the spirit of a one-legged Confederate soldier is believed to reside in the Dixie Room; however, the inn has come under new management since this report, ...


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    Ahern's Belle of the Bend's

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    71 miles from Monticello, MS

    Named after a paddle steamer that brought a former president downstream to the township, this historic inn dates back to the mid-nineteenth century, and is rumoured to have a ghostly tales that have occurred within the walls. Reports indicate that a woman's presence has been felt in some rooms, ...


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    Baldwin House Restaurant

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    71.1 miles from Monticello, MS

    There are three known spirits in this house, with probably many more yet undiscovered. The first ghost is that of 'Aunt Gertrude', who lived there in the 1920's. She can be heard walking around on the second floor, but has yet to be seen downstairs. The second is that of ...


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    Duff Green Mansion

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    71.3 miles from Monticello, MS

    Duff Green Mansion served as a hospital during the Civil War and it still bears some of the scars despite restoration. Bloodstains are still in the original flooring and one of the ceiling beams shows where a cannonball struck the mansion before its occupants surrendered and turned it into ...


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    Lakemont

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    71.3 miles from Monticello, MS

    Reportedly haunted by Mrs. Lake, the former mistress of Lakemont. Owners today claim they hear the rustle of petticoats and smell a strange perfume throughout the house.


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    Anchuca Mansion

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    71.4 miles from Monticello, MS

    Named for the Choctaw word for "happy home," the mansion is haunted by "Archie" Archer, one of former owner Richard Archer's daughters. Since 1966, her apparition has been seen wearing a long brown dress in the parlor or dining room. A presence has been felt inside the slaves' quarters as ...


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    Palestine Graveyard

    Picayune, Mississippi

    74 miles from Monticello, MS

    There are allegedly sightings of the ghost of a woman who killed herself in the cemetery after being jilted at the altar.


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    Maple Street Bakery

    Abita Springs, Louisiana

    74.3 miles from Monticello, MS

    Maple Street Bakery is housed in a building that's over 100 years old and has been a convalescent home, a private house, an art gallery and an insurance office. And, it's said to be haunted, as evidenced by footsteps on the porch, electrical anomalies, doors that open or close by ...


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    Linden Bed and Breakfast

    Natchez, Mississippi

    75.1 miles from Monticello, MS

    The 1700s Linden Bed and Breakfast is believed to be haunted by a phantom horse-drawn buggy in the drive and the sound of the tapping of a cane in the west gallery. Apparitions of a man in a top hat have been seen in a child's bedroom, and a woman ...


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    Sycamore Church Cemetery

    Carriere, Mississippi

    75.2 miles from Monticello, MS

    Supposedly if you sit on a bench that's in the cemetery you will feel a cold spot (probably not seeping up from the concrete bench) and someone breathing behind you.


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    Monmouth Plantation

    Natchez, Mississippi

    75.3 miles from Monticello, MS

    At this 1818 mansion, the ghost of General John A. Quitman is believed to reside. General Quitman bought the place in 1826, and it is believed he watched over the mansion's restoration carefully. His apparition is still seen inspecting the inn, and he has been spotted dressed in full uniform ...


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    King's Tavern - Post House

    Natchez, Mississippi

    76.1 miles from Monticello, MS

    A woman is reported to haunt the Tavern. Don't get suckered into all the balderdash of "human remains found bricked up behind the wall"...that's just a nice invention to entertain the thrill seekers as no such evidence exists. But still there are those who claim to have seen ...


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    Dunleith Historic Inn

    Natchez, Mississippi

    76.1 miles from Monticello, MS

    Dunleith Historic Inn was built in 1855 and sits atop the site of John Routh’s 18th-century plantation Routhlands. It is said to be haunted by the apparition of a woman who plays the harp.


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    Springfield Cemetery

    Springfield, Louisiana

    81.9 miles from Monticello, MS

    In the cemetery there is a marble headstone marking the grave of a boy named Michael Brown. Michael was allegedly killed by a hit and run driver who was rumored to be caught when details of the crash somehow came to be carved on the back of the headstone ...


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    Devil Worshiper Road

    Waynesboro, Mississippi

    82.8 miles from Monticello, MS

    There's no one definite story or location. The entire road is haunted. All stories involve a satanic cult involving sacrifice, and other occult behaviors. Cars traveling the road at night report engines shutting off and an ominous feeling of being watched. Some instances also claim seeing shadows around the vehicle, ...


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    Stucky's Bridge

    Enterprise, Mississippi

    88 miles from Monticello, 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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    Northshore Regional Medical Center

    Slidell, Louisiana

    90.2 miles from Monticello, MS

    Reportedly haunted by two ghosts. The employees refer to one of them as Reggie. The other is just a black mist.


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    Rosedown Plantation

    St. Francisville, Louisiana

    91.2 miles from Monticello, MS

    Completed in 1835, this house is said to be haunted by some of the original Turnbull family members. Witness describe ghostly pranks, such as turning the lights on and off and moving furniture. He is believed to be William, the eldest Turnbull son.


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    Manchac Swamp

    Ponchatoula, Louisiana

    91.4 miles from Monticello, MS

    Known to locals as the Ghost Swamp, it is said to be haunted by Julie Brown, a Creole voodoo priestess. In 1915, reports say she cursed the town of Frenier, singing odd songs about taking the town with her when she died. On the day she did die, a hurricane ...


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    Myrtles Plantation

    St. Francisville, Louisiana

    91.8 miles from Monticello, MS

    A crying woman and a vengeful slave are both said to haunt this plantation.


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    Bay Town Inn

    Bay St. Louis, Mississippi

    97.5 miles from Monticello, MS

    The former Bay Town Inn was destroyed by a storm surge during Hurricane Katrina, but guests at the current inn have reported encountering the apparitions of a French family who built the original house, as well as hearing whispering voices. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Bay St. Louis City Hall Building

    John C. Stennis Space Center, Mississippi

    97.6 miles from Monticello, MS

    The Bay St. Louis City Hall, a 109-year-old municipal building that once housed the city jail, is rumored to be haunted. Witnesses say objects move on their own, doors open and close, bright lights appear, and footsteps can be heard on the steps. According to reports, in 1928 a man ...


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    Fort Pike

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    98.4 miles from Monticello, MS

    -Built in 1816, Fort Pike was named after Zebulon Pike of Pike's Peak fame. The site was abandoned in 1890--by the living, anyway. Some say the ghost of a sergeant has been seen about the place, and witnesses have described a feeling of being watched as well as the sound ...


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    Merrehope

    Meridian, Mississippi

    99.3 miles from Monticello, 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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    Old State Penitentiary

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    99.4 miles from Monticello, MS

    Because if you were an inmate, wouldn't you want to stay in prison for all eternity? Ghostly footsteps, electrical issues and other ghostly happenings are reported to occur here.


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    Harbour Oaks Inn

    Pass Christian, Mississippi

    99.6 miles from Monticello, MS

    Once the "Crescent Hotel" during the Civil War, this building was later a hospital, and eventually became the celebrated "Harbour Oaks Inn" under the ownership of Diane and Anthony Brugger. Several ghosts were known to exist on premises. Sadly, the Harbour Oaks Inn was completely demolished by Hurricane Katrina in ...


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    Guaranty Income Life and Broadcasting Building

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    99.6 miles from Monticello, MS

    The building was once a hospital and a morgue. It is reportedly haunted by several of the patients who checked in, and apparently never checked out.


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    The Blue Rose

    Pass Christian, Mississippi

    99.6 miles from Monticello, MS

    The ghost of the woman who used to own the place appears in mirrors and in the front hall. Although it used to be a restaurant it is now a place where weddings and other events are held.


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    Grand Opera House - Riley Center

    Meridian, Mississippi

    99.7 miles from Monticello, 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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    Pigford Building

    Meridian, Mississippi

    99.7 miles from Monticello, 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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    Old State Capitol

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    99.8 miles from Monticello, MS

    Security guards report motion alarms tripped at night when no one is around, lights flickering on and off and the occasional glimpse of a shadowy figure on the second floor. Ghostly footprints are left in the dust, and for some reason the local entity has a tendency to steal ...


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