Haunted Places in Petrey, Alabama



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    Troy State University

    Troy, Alabama

    15.2 miles from Petrey, 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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    Consolation Church

    Greenville, Alabama

    27.9 miles from Petrey, 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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    Aunt B's - Southern Hospitality

    Elba, Alabama

    31.2 miles from Petrey, 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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    Red Lady of Huntingdon College

    Montgomery, Alabama

    35 miles from Petrey, 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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    1880's Josephine Hotel

    Union Springs, Alabama

    35.3 miles from Petrey, 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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    State Capitol Building

    Montgomery, Alabama

    36.9 miles from Petrey, AL

    A woman in Civil War era clothing is said to haunt the State Capitol Building.


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    Lucas Tavern - Old Alabama Town

    Montgomery, Alabama

    37.2 miles from Petrey, AL

    The ghost of owner and hostess Eliza Lucas is said to appear here. She wears Victorian clothing and is very friendly: She waves and smiles at passersby from the doorway.


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    Maxwell Air Force Base

    Montgomery, Alabama

    37.7 miles from Petrey, AL

    In Building 1433 an eerie presence has been felt, and lieutenants may awaken with their beds soaked in river water. Shadows move in the halls and a burnt electrical smell occurrs on the 2nd floor. Electrical phenomena have been reported as well. They say the ghosts here are Confederate soldiers ...


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    Tallapoosa Entertainment Center

    Montgomery, Alabama

    40 miles from Petrey, 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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    Old Covington County Jail

    Andalusia, Alabama

    40.6 miles from Petrey, 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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    Lake Tholocco

    Ozark, Alabama

    42.3 miles from Petrey, 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

    42.4 miles from Petrey, 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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    IICR Inc.

    Ozark, Alabama

    42.5 miles from Petrey, 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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    J. D. Holman House

    Ozark, Alabama

    43 miles from Petrey, 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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    The Dancing Ghost of Grancer Harrison

    Kinston, Alabama

    44.4 miles from Petrey, 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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    Rocky Mount

    Prattville, Alabama

    44.5 miles from Petrey, AL

    This 1891 establishment used to be a b&b; however, it is now only hired out for weddings and events. The ghost who resides here, believed to be the owner's Great-Aunt Mae. In life, Great-Aunt Mae loved music so much she would wake up in the middle of the night and ...


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    The Plantation House

    Prattville, Alabama

    44.5 miles from Petrey, AL

    Dating back to 1832, this old home is known locally as "The Plantation House." It operated for many years as a bed and breakfast, but as of 2014 it is on the market for any interested buyers. There have long been sightings reported of the ghost of Mr ...


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    Bear Creek Swamp

    Prattville, Alabama

    45.6 miles from Petrey, AL

    Ghostly lights and Civil War era soldiers seem to be haunting Bear Creek Swamp.


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    Purifoy-Lipscomb House

    Pine Apple, Alabama

    46.1 miles from Petrey, AL

    The house is supposedly haunted by a slave who fell into a well and died, and who is seen on the front porch of the house. Wailing sounds are heard by visitors, and locals refuse to venture there at night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Wetumpka Chamber of Commerce

    Wetumpka, Alabama

    47.6 miles from Petrey, AL

    The chambers are housed within a 1910 building, which was originally the town bank. Staff have reported hearing disembodied footsteps, ghostly voices and the sound of someone being dragged through an upstairs corridor. On the third floor, which hasn't been used for decades according to staff, furniture moves around ...


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    Wetumpka Mortuary

    Wetumpka, Alabama

    47.6 miles from Petrey, AL

    This historic building is no longer a mortuary, and is currently believed to be unoccupied. A poltergeist has been known to turn the lights on and off, and passer-by's have reportedly heard screams coming out of the building. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Bill Sketoe's Hole - Choctawhatchee Bridge

    Newton, Alabama

    49.5 miles from Petrey, 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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    Tuskegee Army Airfield - Sharpe Airfield

    Tuskegee, Alabama

    51.1 miles from Petrey, 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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    Camp Watts - Confederate Graveyard

    Notasulga, Alabama

    55.6 miles from Petrey, 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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    Tuskegee National Forest

    Notasulga, Alabama

    56.6 miles from Petrey, 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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    Harper Hill Cemetery

    Dadeville, Alabama

    60.7 miles from Petrey, AL

    This former church and cemetery site is said to be haunted. Legend has it that the church's pastor went mad one day and murdered his entire family and it is their ghosts that are said to haunt the grounds.


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    Old Depot Museum

    Selma, Alabama

    61 miles from Petrey, AL

    Formerly the city train station and an ammunitions depot, the spook haunting this museum seems to be fond of the elevator, as it has been known to move from floor to floor of its own accord. Submitted by Callum Swift


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    St. James Hotel

    Selma, Alabama

    61.1 miles from Petrey, AL

    Built in 1837, the historic hotel was fully renovated in 1997. Frank and Jesse James were frequent, sometimes long-term, guests at the hotel. Among other spirits, the ghost of Jesse James is said to reside here, a male apparition in 1880s cowboy garb. Jesse's girlfriend Lucinda has been seen here ...


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    Pondtown Road

    Hartford, Alabama

    61.1 miles from Petrey, 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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    Vaughan Smitherman Museum

    Selma, Alabama

    61.4 miles from Petrey, AL

    Formerly a civil war hospital, this historic building now serves as a local historical museum. The place is allegedly haunted by a ghostly nurse forever pacing the stairs and the third floor, as well as the former town founder who is regarded as a rather serious presence. Submitted by Callum ...


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    Holt Cemetery

    Auburn, Alabama

    61.4 miles from Petrey, 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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    Trotter Home

    Selma, Alabama

    61.5 miles from Petrey, AL

    The spirit who lives here is reported to appear as a shadow in the corner of your eye. Other strange things happen here too: Doors open and lights turn on by themselves, footsteps and knocking soundes are heard, and balls of light have been seen. Also, plants are knocked down ...


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    George Baker House

    Selma, Alabama

    61.5 miles from Petrey, AL

    Thought to be build sometime before 1861, this house was the site of a Civil War battle, during which a wounded Union soldier crept beneath the stairs and died. Reports say his blood is still visible there, and residents hear footsteps in the upstairs part of the building--even though the ...


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    Grace Hall

    Selma, Alabama

    61.6 miles from Petrey, AL

    Grace Hall is an 1859 private home and the residence of at least five ghosts. One, the ghost of "Miz Eliza," is a 19th-century lady of the house who in life had four daughters. She is most often seen by children and younger women. She wears a white gown and ...


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    Brownstone Manor

    Selma, Alabama

    61.6 miles from Petrey, AL

    This grand 1890's residence is supposedly haunted by Ms Hooper, a former owner. Visitors nowadays have reported paintings being moved around, disembodied footsteps and the apparition of a woman in an old-fashioned dress. Submitted by Callum Swift


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    501 Tremont Street

    Selma, Alabama

    61.7 miles from Petrey, AL

    This privately owned home is haunted by Gerald, a ghost who moves objects in the house to suit his taste. If anything is put in a spot where it does not belong, Gerald moves it to another area. For example, the ghost doesn't like for anything to be placed on ...


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    The Castle - Weaver House

    Selma, Alabama

    61.7 miles from Petrey, AL

    This 1865 house is rumored to have been copied from a castle on the Rhine and was once owned by one of Selma's founding families. Strange things happen here, such as the faint sound of music playing at night and a light that a witness outside saw shining in the ...


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    Sturdivant Museum

    Selma, Alabama

    61.9 miles from Petrey, AL

    Those who work there claim there are many ghostly occurrences within its walls. Rocking chairs that rock on their own, doors that are opened by an unseen hand and other unexplained phenomena have lead some to conclude that Sturdivant is haunted by its former master John Parkman.


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    Kendall Manor Inn

    Eufaula, Alabama

    62 miles from Petrey, 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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    Gaines Ridge Dinner Club

    Camden, Alabama

    62.4 miles from Petrey, AL

    Housed in an 1820's plantation house, this quaint restaurant serves up delicious southern cuisine and a refreshing variety of ghostly tales. The most notable of these is that of the screaming lady, who has been sighted by diners and staff on many occasions since the establishment opened for business. ...


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    Tally-Ho Restaurant

    Selma, Alabama

    63.2 miles from Petrey, AL

    The ghost of a young woman who was murdered in the restaurant many years ago still haunts it. She makes herself known by throwing objects around and moving light fittings around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Liberty Cemetery

    Alexander City, Alabama

    67.1 miles from Petrey, AL

    You may hear the cries of a baby who died during the Civil War, and feel an eerie presence.


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    University Chapel - Auburn University

    Auburn, Alabama

    67.3 miles from Petrey, 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

    67.6 miles from Petrey, 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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    Oakachoy Covered Bridge

    Alexander City, Alabama

    69.7 miles from Petrey, AL

    Vandals burned the bridge down a few years ago, but it was reported that it was haunted by a slave who was hanged nearby.


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    Fort Crawford Cemetery

    East Brewton, Alabama

    72 miles from Petrey, AL

    Reportedly haunted by a confederate soldier as well as the ghostly voices of children laughing.


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    Corinth Church

    Westville, Florida

    72.5 miles from Petrey, 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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    Graceville Spook Lights

    Graceville, Florida

    72.8 miles from Petrey, 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

    72.8 miles from Petrey, 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 Bridge

    Graceville, Florida

    72.9 miles from Petrey, 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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