Haunted Places in Newville, Alabama



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    Bill Sketoe's Hole - Choctawhatchee Bridge

    Newton, Alabama

    17 miles from Newville, AL

    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

    17.9 miles from Newville, AL

    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

    19.1 miles from Newville, AL

    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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    Lake Tholocco

    Ozark, Alabama

    22.4 miles from Newville, AL

    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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    The Rawls Hotel

    Enterprise, Alabama

    31.4 miles from Newville, AL

    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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    Pondtown Road

    Hartford, Alabama

    33 miles from Newville, AL

    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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    Graceville Bridge

    Graceville, Florida

    33.6 miles from Newville, AL

    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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    Graceville Spook Lights

    Graceville, Florida

    33.8 miles from Newville, AL

    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

    33.8 miles from Newville, AL

    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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    Kendall Manor Inn

    Eufaula, Alabama

    34.4 miles from Newville, AL

    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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    Bellamy Bridge

    Marianna, Florida

    38.7 miles from Newville, AL

    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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    Two Egg Stump Jumper

    Sneads, Florida

    42.4 miles from Newville, AL

    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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    Aunt B's - Southern Hospitality

    Elba, Alabama

    43.1 miles from Newville, AL

    Originally built in 1910 for the family of a doctor, Aunt B's was an inn that was rumored to be haunted. Reports say it is no longer in operation and is for sale. Witnesses say the hauntings here consist of men who try to break into the window or peer ...


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    Troy State University

    Troy, Alabama

    44.7 miles from Newville, AL

    Students pass along the tale of the ghost at Pace Hall, a female apparition, and of strange noises and objects that move and shake by themselves. At Shackelford Hall, now reported to be condemned, a ghost named Sally is said to haunt the third floor. She is said to have ...


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    Russ House

    Marianna, Florida

    44.9 miles from Newville, AL

    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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    Ely-Criglar House

    Marianna, Florida

    45 miles from Newville, AL

    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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    St Luke's Episcopal Church

    Marianna, Florida

    45.1 miles from Newville, AL

    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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    Wait's Mansion Bed and Breakfast

    Bonifay, Florida

    47.7 miles from Newville, AL

    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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    The Dancing Ghost of Grancer Harrison

    Kinston, Alabama

    49.8 miles from Newville, AL

    William "Grancer" Harrison loved dancing and parties so much, that he built a dance hall on his property to hold weekly festivities. As he aged he realized he would not live forever and so had a grave site with an above ground tomb constructed near the dance hall so ...


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    1880's Josephine Hotel

    Union Springs, Alabama

    54.6 miles from Newville, AL

    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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    Corinth Church

    Westville, Florida

    55.9 miles from Newville, AL

    This church was supposedly the site of a boy's grisly death in the 1960s. His bloody handprints are said to still be visible on the walls inside, particularly just to the left of the entrance. Some have even seen the young boy and his murderer walking around the ...


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    Headless Indian Chiefs - Walker's Town

    Sneads, Florida

    58.2 miles from Newville, AL

    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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    Baker County Courthouse

    Newton, Georgia

    59.6 miles from Newville, AL

    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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    Walton County Emergency Operations Center

    DeFuniak Springs, Florida

    65.8 miles from Newville, AL

    A little girl named Sally May allegedly died on this spot in the 1920s, and she continues to haunt the area (now an Emergency Operations Center) by keeping the local 911 midnight-shift on their toes.


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    Euchee Valley Presbyterian Cemetery

    Ponce de Leon, Florida

    66.1 miles from Newville, AL

    A malevolent spirit of a man supposedly appears at night and chases after anyone foolish enough to visit after sundown.


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    Hotel DeFuniak

    DeFuniak Springs, Florida

    66.7 miles from Newville, AL

    This hauntings at this 1920's era bed and breakfast hotel are mainly confined to an upstairs suite, so if you're looking for a paranormal experience in this old building, look no further than Room #008. Known as the 'Aviary Room', housekeeping staff and guests have reported a ghostly pair ...


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    The Little Big Store

    DeFuniak Springs, Florida

    66.8 miles from Newville, AL

    This old-fashioned general store is rumoured to be haunted by a ghost from the past, perhaps a former owner. Phenomena reported here includes disembodied footsteps in the aisles and items being knocked from shelves by unseen hands. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    H and M Hot Dog Shop

    DeFuniak Springs, Florida

    66.8 miles from Newville, AL

    Widely proclaimed as serving the best hot dogs in the world, this tiny establishment has been a staple part of the community for over half a century. The shop is also the second oldest hot dog stand in the country, and although soda is served instead of alcohol, it ...


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    Sun Bright Manor

    DeFuniak Springs, Florida

    67.1 miles from Newville, AL

    A beautiful Victorian-era boarding house with a checkered past. Visitors report doors opening and closing on their own, and numerous other odd little occurrences. Also known as the Sidney Johnston Catts House (Florida's 22nd governor, who lived there at one time), this home has been on the U.S. National Register ...


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    Old Covington County Jail

    Andalusia, Alabama

    68 miles from Newville, AL

    This historic jail is no longer in operation, but is rumoured to be haunted. Visitors to the jail claim to have heard voices, felt cold spots and smelt new paint, despite the fact that the building was never renovated. Others claim to have seen a figure peering out of the ...


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    Plains Historic Inn and Antique Mall

    Plains, Georgia

    69.7 miles from Newville, AL

    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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    Old Calhoun County Courthouse

    Blountstown, Florida

    69.8 miles from Newville, AL

    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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    Consolation Church

    Greenville, Alabama

    72.1 miles from Newville, AL

    If every ghost story about this little church is true, then this place would take the #1 prize as most haunted place on earth. Stories abound from ghostly hell hounds, wailing banshees, confederate army soldiers and so many other reports of haunted happenings that they cannot all be listed ...


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    Holt Cemetery

    Auburn, Alabama

    72.2 miles from Newville, AL

    It is said that photos taken here have turned up strange things after being developed, and those who leave tape recorders here will pick up the sound of someone singing.


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    Allison House Inn

    Quincy, Florida

    73 miles from Newville, AL

    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

    73.1 miles from Newville, AL

    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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    Springer Opera House

    Columbus, Georgia

    74.9 miles from Newville, AL

    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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    Tuskegee National Forest

    Notasulga, Alabama

    75.9 miles from Newville, AL

    The area is said to be haunted and cursed by devil worshippers who first used the area in the 1990s.


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    McLauchlin House

    Havana, Florida

    77.5 miles from Newville, AL

    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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    Tuskegee Army Airfield - Sharpe Airfield

    Tuskegee, Alabama

    78.3 miles from Newville, AL

    There is no trespassing allowed on this site, as it is owned by a hunting club. Signs posted here reportedly say "Anyone found here at night will be found here in the morning." It is said that the sound of a phantom explosion can be heard as well as the ...


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    Windsor Hotel

    Americus, Georgia

    78.9 miles from Newville, AL

    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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    Camp Watts - Confederate Graveyard

    Notasulga, Alabama

    79.3 miles from Newville, AL

    You may see the ghostly apparitions of soldiers here or in the surrounding woods. Their voices and sounds also have been heard.


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    Black Creek Cemetery

    Freeport, Florida

    79.8 miles from Newville, AL

    Had an old church next to the cemetery that was built in the 1800's. It is said that a young girl and her little brother were walking home one night in the early 1900's. They decided to cut across the cemetery. A bear chased them into the churches' bell tower ...


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    Spring Villa

    Opelika, Alabama

    80.5 miles from Newville, AL

    Allegedly haunted by a former master of the house and slave owner who was killed by one of his slaves. Although this origin story is unlikely since the purported master died after slavery was abolished and also apparently of natural causes, many people are convinced the house is haunted, ...


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    University Chapel - Auburn University

    Auburn, Alabama

    82.1 miles from Newville, AL

    Originally haunted by a ghost dubbed "Sydney", the spirit of a Confederate soldier who died there. Sydney reportedly manifested in the 20's when an acting troupe took over the chapel and he began bedeviling them. Overactive theater students imaginations or evidence of an actual haunting, who knows, but reportedly ...


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    Old Train Depot

    Auburn, Alabama

    82.5 miles from Newville, AL

    Many ghost websites make this ludicrous claim about the Train Depot: "It is said that if you go in there, no matter where you go, you always come back to the spot where you came in. " What does that even mean? How is that evidence of a ...


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    Fort Braden Community Center

    Tallahassee, Florida

    83.7 miles from Newville, AL

    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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    Tallapoosa Entertainment Center

    Montgomery, Alabama

    83.8 miles from Newville, AL

    This casino is said to be haunted. There are reports of machines playing by themselves (what happens if a ghost hits the jackpot we wonder?), whispering voices and some objects appear to move independently of human interaction.


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    Red Lady of Huntingdon College

    Montgomery, Alabama

    84.9 miles from Newville, AL

    The ghost of a lonely girl, an outcast from all her peers who committed suicide is said to wander the dorms of Huntingdon College. It is also said that every year, on the night of her suicide (no exact date on offer, of course) red light emanates from the room ...


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    Salem-Shotwell Covered Bridge

    Opelika, Alabama

    85.5 miles from Newville, AL

    The original bridge was the site of a tragedy when a woman and her two children were crossing it in a car and the bridge collapsed. All three were killed. Urban legend has it that if you put candy on the bridge's edge at night, by the light of your ...


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