Haunted Places in Nicholls, Georgia



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    Ashley-Slater House

    Douglas, Georgia

    12.4 miles from Nicholls, GA

    The historic Ashley-Slater House, built in 1914 by Mr. John Marshall Ashley, is now office space for the Douglas Coffee County Economic Development Authority and Chamber of Commerce (although it is available for tours). It is said to be haunted by at least one of the six people said to ...


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    Atkinson County Courthouse

    Pearson, Georgia

    20 miles from Nicholls, GA

    This 1920's courthouse is haunted, according to superstitious folk. The clock tower was the site of the execution of an innocent man, who vowed to wreak havoc on those who had unfairly punished him. Ever since, according to local lore, the clock won't keep correct time no matter how ...


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    Cogdell Light

    Homerville, Georgia

    24.8 miles from Nicholls, GA

    The Cogdell Light appears near the Okefenokee swamp late at night. Drivers go into the woods and turn off the car, then flash their headlights to call the "ghost." Then, a greenish-yellow glow seems to come out of the woods and head straight for the car. Some say this is ...


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    500 N. Ashley St

    Valdosta, Georgia

    60.6 miles from Nicholls, GA

    This place, formerly Vito's Pizzeria and Lounge but no longer open for business, was said to be haunted by a former owner who hanged himself on the premises when the building was a private home. Chairs were said to move on their own, and a shadowy apparition was known to ...


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    Old Hamilton County Jail

    Jasper, Florida

    71.2 miles from Nicholls, GA

    The 1893 jail, used until the late 20th century and now a museum, is home to a haunt in a hurry. Witnesses have heard the sound of running footsteps here. Reports say that hangings may once have taken place within the building.


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    Hawkinsville Opera House

    Hawkinsville, Georgia

    72 miles from Nicholls, GA

    Construction on the Hawkinsville Opera House began in 1907, and the 576-seat theater has been used as a makeshift church and a temporary movie cinema when those respective buildings burned. Now it is a historic theater and possibly home to a ghost, who is said to dim the lights at ...


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    Igbo Landing - Ebos Landing

    Saint Simons Island, Georgia

    77.1 miles from Nicholls, GA

    This site is said to be haunted by the ghosts of several slaves who committed mass suicide here in 1803, by drowning themselves to protest slavery.


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    St. Simons Lighthouse

    Saint Simons Island, Georgia

    77.9 miles from Nicholls, GA

    The St. Simons Island Lighthouse, built in 1872, is said to be haunted. In 1880, lightkeeper Frederick Osborne was shot and killed by his assistant, John Stephens. A 1908 story was told by the current lightkeeper's wife, who was having trouble with the light mechanism while her husband was away. ...


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    Jekyll Island Club Hotel

    Jekyll Island, Georgia

    78.3 miles from Nicholls, GA

    At this grand historic hotel, don't be surprised if you come across spirits of the servants of the many millionaires who have stayed here. Folks have reported seeing many a ghost in maids' uniforms or top hats and cloaks. Keep your ears as well as your eyes open: Rumor has ...


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    Riverview Hotel

    St. Marys, Georgia

    84.6 miles from Nicholls, GA

    Famous folks who have stayed here include author Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Admiral Chester Nimitz and Senator Richard Russell. Room 8 is said to be haunted by a male apparition. At one time during a power outage, the lights in that room mysteriously stayed on.


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    Grove Point Plantation

    Savannah, Georgia

    89.3 miles from Nicholls, GA

    At the plantation, folks say you can can hear unexplained voices and see a mysterious mist that may follow you.


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    Pate Sucree - Wicked Davey's

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    90.5 miles from Nicholls, GA

    This nineteenth-century historic saloon seems somewhat out of place in this neighbourhood, but has been a staple part of the nightlife economy in the town since its construction. The saloon was a rough place, and many murders occurred in an upstairs room where a violent spirit now resides. Other ...


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    The White House Brothel

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    90.5 miles from Nicholls, GA

    This private residence was formerly a brothel associated with the rough crowd, and is rumoured to be haunted by a ghostly prostitute and a sailor who died in a fight. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Bosque Bello Cemetery

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    90.6 miles from Nicholls, GA

    This is a genuinely spooky cemetery, so there should be no surprise that its considered haunted. Multiple ghosts have been seen here, some seem to be the spirits of children roaming the cemetery. From Cheryl Holly: This photo was taken in August 2011.  We went to Bosquebello cemetery around 10:30pm.  I took ...


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    Marina Seafood Restaurant

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    90.6 miles from Nicholls, GA

    There's something fishy going on at this old-school establishment, and its not the quality seafood or warm service either. Alas, it must be the ghost stories that plague this long standing restaurant. Staff working late hours refuse to go upstairs at night due to encounters with the apparition of ...


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    Palace Saloon

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    90.6 miles from Nicholls, GA

    Built in 1878 as a haberdashery, this building became a bar around 1900. Its original tin ceilings, mosaic floors and much of its design elements remain, as do some of its former patrons. The ghosts of a Rockefeller and a Carnegie are rumored to be among these who linger here, ...


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    Fort Clinch State Park

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    90.7 miles from Nicholls, GA

    A part of the park system since 1935, Fort Clinch is one of the most well-preserved 19th century forts in the country. Although no battles were fought here, it was garrisoned during both the Civil and Spanish-American wars. During the 1930s, the Civilian Conservation Corps began preserving and rebuilding many ...


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    Florida House Inn

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    90.7 miles from Nicholls, GA

    This 1857 building is said to be Florida's oldest operating hotel, so it's not surprising that it has a ghost or two in residence. The ghost of a sad-looking man has been seen here, and a female spirit is known to get into bed with the guests who share her ...


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    The Eppes House

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    90.8 miles from Nicholls, GA

    This historic house is a private residence, so please respect the owners privacy. The building is rumoured to be haunted by Charlotte Eppes, who lied to her husband and forced him to kill a hotel realtor who supposedly made sexual advances upon her. Her story was of course false, ...


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    Old Jail - Amelia Island Museum of History

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    90.8 miles from Nicholls, GA

    The old jail, now the Amelia Island Museum of History, is said to be haunted by Luc Simone Aury. Aury was a criminal wanted for murder, rape, robbery and perhaps even more charges, and he was sentenced to hang on the gallows in the back. On the night before his ...


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    St. Peter's Episcopal Church Cemetery

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    90.8 miles from Nicholls, GA

    The Amelia Island Ghost Tour usually starts here, so of course its haunted! Many tour-takers have ended up with unexplained lights and orbs in photos taken here.


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    Olustee Battle Field

    Nicholls, Florida

    90.9 miles from Nicholls, GA

    Civil War reenactors claim to occasionally capture strange orbs in photographs, almost like they are soldiers' spirits interacting with the reenactments.


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    Atlantic Avenue Schoolhouse

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    91 miles from Nicholls, GA

    Built in 1886 by R. S. Schuyler, during construction, a man fell to his death here. Before he died, it’s said he crawled to a window and put his bloody hands there. The story goes that years later the ghost appeared, crawling across the school house floor, much to ...


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    The Amelia Island Williams House

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    91 miles from Nicholls, GA

    This 1856 antebellum mansion is said to be haunted by partying guests. Witnesses have heard laughter and friendly chatter from the dining room and seen apparitions descending the staircase. A female apparition often appears in a mirror near the stairs, and a ghostly man and woman are known to make ...


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    Amelia Island Lighthouse

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    91.5 miles from Nicholls, GA

    The oldest working lighthouse in Florida. Is it haunted? Some say so. To register for a tour of the lighthouse please contact the Recreation Center at (904) 277-7350. Tours are the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month, and The Amelia Island Lighthouse property is open to the public for ...


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    Hotel Blanche

    Lake City, Florida

    91.6 miles from Nicholls, GA

    Gangster Al Capone was among the guests to stay at this one-time luxury hotel. These days, it is inhabited by businesses on the ground floor and office space on the second, but the third floor remains empty--except for the hotel's haunts. Witnesses here have described disembodied footsteps and voices, the ...


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    Wiccademous Grave

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    91.9 miles from Nicholls, GA

    Across the street from the Fernandina Beach High School is a little dirt path that leads to an ancient oak tree with a stone marker nearby. This is, allegedly, the burial site of "Wiccademous" - a young girl who was convicted of witchcraft in the 1600s and buried beneath ...


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    Toomsboro Historic Hotel

    McIntyre, Georgia

    94.1 miles from Nicholls, GA

    Strange lights and apparition have been seen by staff and guests, along with weird noises. Things would vanish and go missing during the renovations of the old hotel, and workers would see figures standing at windows or at the ends of the hotel halls. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Jefferson Correctional Institution

    Monticello, Florida

    97.9 miles from Nicholls, GA

    Inmates and guards alike agree that there are spirits abounding in the Jefferson Correctional Institution. Some inmates feel someone tapping on them while they sleep - others see ghostly children playing in the dormitory. A ghostly man on a horse is occasionally seen outside.


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    Birdsville Plantation

    Millen, Georgia

    99.1 miles from Nicholls, GA

    Birdsville Plantation was built in the 1700s on land that King George III gave to Welshman Francis Jones. Construction on the plantation house began in 1782, but many additions were made over the years. Legend has it that Union soldiers, searching for the family's treasure, dug up the bodies of ...


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    Wirick-Simmons House

    Monticello, Florida

    99.2 miles from Nicholls, GA

    This historic home is one of the oldest in Monticello, dating to 1831. It is owned by the Jefferson County Historical Society and is open for tours (on request). Two ghostly apparitions of women have appeared here - one in pink, in the upstairs window, and another dressed ...


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    The Hanging Tree

    Monticello, Florida

    99.3 miles from Nicholls, GA

    The local ghost tours take people by the "old hanging tree" in Monticello, FL, and some swear the souls of those who died here still like to stir things up a bit. The tree is at the intersection of 90 and 19 in Monticello, just outside the court house, ...


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    The Opera House

    Monticello, Florida

    99.3 miles from Nicholls, GA

    The Opera House in Monticello dates back to 1890, and is a regular part of the local ghost tours. Some regional ghost hunting outfits have investigated and claim to have found orbs and other phenomenon there.


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    Old Jefferson County Jail

    Monticello, Florida

    99.4 miles from Nicholls, GA

    This jail dates back to the end of the 19th century. The local sheriff lived on the ground floor and basement - inmates were housed in the top floor. The small building out back housed female prisoners. It hasn't held an inmate since the mid 20th century, ...


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    Palmer House

    Monticello, Florida

    99.4 miles from Nicholls, GA

    Monticello, FL is considered by many to be the "Most Haunted Little Town in Florida". The Palmer House is one of the most active spots in town, and has been investigated by many regional ghost hunting operations. There's quite a little story to this old house: Dr. Palmer was the local ...


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    Avera-Clarke House Bed and Breakfast

    Monticello, Florida

    99.5 miles from Nicholls, GA

    This house, now operating as a bed and breakfast, was built in 1890 by Thomas Clarke, a lawyer, judge and civil war veteran. It is said that his ghost is often seen roaming the house - he appears particularly often to guests staying in the Queen Anne Room.


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    The Daffodale House

    Monticello, Florida

    99.5 miles from Nicholls, GA

    This charming old bed and breakfast lays claim to a number of paranormal sightings. According to their website, strange music is heard coming from the Safari room, pipe smoke inexplicably tinges the air near the elevator, and a "Woman in White" is often seen on the premises.


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    John Denham House Bed and Breakfast

    Monticello, Florida

    99.5 miles from Nicholls, GA

    This bed and breakfast dates back to 1872, and features a "Blue Room" that seems to be the center of most of the paranormal activity. Sarah Denham's ghost is said to appear in the rocking chair in that room.


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    Anne Lytle School - The Devil's School

    Jacksonville, Florida

    100.3 miles from Nicholls, GA

    Many spooky legends have been told as to why this old school building now stands unused, including that of a cannibal principal who ate the students, a 1960s furnace explosion that killed many, or the killing spree of an unhappy janitor. This dilapidated building is dangerous, structurally, and is surrounded ...


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    Florida Theatre

    Jacksonville, Florida

    100.7 miles from Nicholls, GA

    Elvis Presley performed in this historic theater in 1956, and although it closed in 1980, it re-opened in 1983. Reports say a strange, unexplained humming noise has been noted in the building, and at least one apparition has been caught on camera, sitting in balcony seat E2, section 500, waving.


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    Dames Point Bridge

    Jacksonville, Florida

    100.9 miles from Nicholls, GA

    Its actual name is the Napoleon Bonaparte Broward Bridge, and it seems to be a popular place for ghosts. The 1988 structure is said to be haunted by an African-American woman whose apparition is seen walking along the bridge. Reports say she died when she was thrown over the bridge ...


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    Old St. Luke's Hospital

    Jacksonville, Florida

    101 miles from Nicholls, GA

    Now an office for the Arthritis Foundation, this 1878 hospital building originally erected to treat those with tuberculosis has seen its share of tragedy. Rumor has it that it once even housed a coffin factory. Witnesses say that ghostly patients and nurses may be seen walking the halls here.


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    Carriage House Apartments - Chelsea Courtyards

    Jacksonville, Florida

    101.4 miles from Nicholls, GA

    Now called Chelsea Courtyards, the Carriage House Apartments are known to ghost enthusiasts for its Apartment 40. Some say that since no one has been able to cohabitate with the ghost, the apartment was used for storage for many years. Witnesses describe poltergeist activity such as things being thrown, as ...


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    San Marco Theatre

    Jacksonville, Florida

    102 miles from Nicholls, GA

    At this art deco movie theater, folks say the ghost of a former manager sometimes pays a visit. Rumor has it that the manager died in the office, and his apparition has been seen in the room late at night.


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    Theatre Jacksonville

    Jacksonville, Florida

    102.1 miles from Nicholls, GA

    Also known as the Little Theatre, the 1938 art deco structure is said to be haunted. The lobby stairwell is home to a mysterious shadow that seems to be of a man wearing a bowler hat.


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    Old Red Eyes - Kingsley Plantation

    Jacksonville, Florida

    102.9 miles from Nicholls, GA

    According to local legend, an angry red-eyed ghost lurks here, a remnant of the area's past. The plantation was built in 1813 by Zephaniah Kingsley and grew cotton, sugar cane, citrus and corn. Kingsley had 60 African slaves, one of whom, named Ana, he took for a wife. Kingley moved ...


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    Thomson Tabby House Ruins

    Jacksonville, Florida

    104.6 miles from Nicholls, GA

    Referred to today as the "Thomson Tabby House" or just the "Tabby Ruins," this structure was begun by Charles Thomson in 1854, but was never completed. It is called the "Tabby" house because of its construction - tabby is like a kind of concrete made out of sand, oyster ...


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    King House

    Jacksonville, Florida

    105.5 miles from Nicholls, GA

    King House is a historic building used by the Mayport Cats Program, a group that assists feral cats. It is said to be haunted by many ghosts, including that of a sailor. Records say the land was once a Spanish burial ground and the building was once a boardinghouse for ...


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    Girvin Road Hitchhiker

    Jacksonville, Florida

    107 miles from Nicholls, GA

    A ghostly girl wearing glasses has been known to appear along Girvin Road after midnight, motioning for passersby to stop their cars. She disappears as soon as the driver looks away.


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    Douglass Theatre

    Macon, Georgia

    107.9 miles from Nicholls, GA

    After the theater underwent restoration, staff members noticed that occasionally the lights would grow dim for no apparent reason. The phenomenon is attributed to the theater's ghosts.


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