Haunted Places in Portland, Arkansas



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    Ghost Bridge

    Portland, Louisiana

    24.3 miles from Portland, AR

    Allegedly haunted by the ghost of a woman who was killed in a car accident. She presumably roams the bridge looking for her boyfriend who survived the wreck. (I love how people ascribe motivations to ghosts and in the case of female ghost, it's always looking for their lost ...


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    Crossett Railroad Tracks

    Crossett, Arkansas

    27 miles from Portland, AR

    A ghostly swinging light appears to be walking up and down the tracks here. Locals say it is the spirit of a man who was hit by the train and was decapitated. His ghost is searching for his head. It is said that folks who are standing on the tracks ...


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    The Allen House

    Monticello, Arkansas

    31.7 miles from Portland, AR

    This Gothic mansion in Monticello was built in 1900 at the turn of the century, and has many recorded instances of hauntings reported. The main ghost, however, is that of a young woman who haunts the upper and lower floors of the mansion. The ghost roams around the house, often ...


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    Holly Ridge Railroad Tracks

    Rayville, Louisiana

    53.7 miles from Portland, AR

    Nothing of any repute can be found regarding the alleged haunting of the Holly Ridge railroad tracks. Just a bunch of barely literate nonsense on other ghost sites. But supposedly it is haunted by " red light" that appears along the tracks.


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    Rialto Theatre Music Hall

    El Dorado, Arkansas

    66.6 miles from Portland, AR

    The 1929 theater closed in 1980, then was restored and opened again in 1987 to show movies. It closed again in the early 2000s and now has been opened again, and presents musical performances. The historic building has its share of haunts. Employees say they've heard footsteps, seen apparitions, and ...


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    Anchuca Mansion

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    71.3 miles from Portland, AR

    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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    Lakemont

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    71.4 miles from Portland, AR

    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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    Duff Green Mansion

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    71.4 miles from Portland, AR

    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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    Baldwin House Restaurant

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    71.6 miles from Portland, AR

    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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    Ahern's Belle of the Bend's

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    71.8 miles from Portland, AR

    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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    Cedar Grove Inn

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    71.8 miles from Portland, AR

    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

    71.8 miles from Portland, AR

    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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    McRaven Tour Home

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    71.9 miles from Portland, AR

    "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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    1902-08 Stained Glass Manor - Oak Hall

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    72.3 miles from Portland, AR

    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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    Vicksburg National Military Park

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    72.5 miles from Portland, AR

    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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    Jones Cemetery

    Camden, Arkansas

    75.5 miles from Portland, AR

    The late-1800s house across the street from the cemetery, according to local folklore, was long ago the home of a young girl who was beaten and starved to death by her parents. **The house is private property; please respect the current owners' privacy.** The girl is said to have been ...


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    Ouachita River Factory

    Camden, Arkansas

    77.2 miles from Portland, AR

    Little is known about the operation of this factory, but various paranormal events have been reported there. Various orbs have been reported, as well as apparitions that vanish when approached, doors opening and closing by themselves, and lights going on and off of their own accord. Voices and an old-fashioned ...


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    Stow's Bar

    Ruston, Louisiana

    81.8 miles from Portland, AR

    Although the bar is now closed, it's still open to the ghosts who are reported to haunt this former hospital site.


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    Howard Auditorium

    Ruston, Louisiana

    82.2 miles from Portland, AR

    Supposedly this place is haunted by a ghost and you can tell because sometimes the seats, which are spring loaded will be down, as if someone is sitting in it when there is no one there. And this is not at all due to faulty springs or mechanisms. ...


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    Biomedical Engineering Building

    Ruston, Louisiana

    82.4 miles from Portland, AR

    A former hospital this site is said to be haunted by the ghosts of patients who died.


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    Blues Hound Apartments

    Clarksdale, Mississippi

    85.7 miles from Portland, AR

    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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    Grand Gulf Military State Park

    Port Gibson, Mississippi

    87.6 miles from Portland, AR

    Reported to be haunted by a headless ghost.


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    Old Redfield Road

    Sheridan, Arkansas

    90.4 miles from Portland, AR

    Old Redfield Road is said to be extremely active with the spirit set. Witnesses have reported apparitions wandering along the road and in the cemetery and electrical items such as flashlights and radios going dead. One visitor reported that as they drove past the cemetery, the hood of their car ...


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    Chapel of the Cross

    Madison, Mississippi

    91.3 miles from Portland, AR

    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

    91.9 miles from Portland, AR

    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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    Hitchhiker of Highway 365

    Woodson, Arkansas

    97.8 miles from Portland, AR

    Why does a female hitchhiker appear here on stormy nights, asking passersby to drive her home? Legend has it that when the driver arrives at the address she gives, she simply disappears. When the driver goes to the door to ask about the missing girl, the resident will tell them ...


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    Woodson Lateral Road Ghost Lights

    Hensley, Arkansas

    98.5 miles from Portland, AR

    Local legend has it that mysterious ghost lights appear at night and follow cars along Woodson Lateral Road.


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    Fairview Inn

    Jackson, Mississippi

    100.1 miles from Portland, AR

    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

    101 miles from Portland, AR

    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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    Monroe County Courthouse

    Clarendon, Arkansas

    101.1 miles from Portland, AR

    The 1911 courthouse is rumored to be haunted by Ernze Mabel Orr, aka “Mabel.” Mabel and her husband John Orr were a husband and wife comedy- and opera-performing duo and, so the stories tell, John had a bad temper and often would beat Mabel quite badly. Feeling sorry for Mabel, ...


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    Magnolia Hill Bed and Breakfast

    Helena-West Helena, Arkansas

    103.7 miles from Portland, AR

    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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    Wolf Bayou Bridge - Mama Lou's Bridge

    North Little Rock, Arkansas

    107.3 miles from Portland, AR

    The bridge was replaced in 2005, but it was the old one from which local legends arose. Folks say that a woman and her newborn died here when she drove off the bridge. Rumor has it that those who go there at night and shout "Mama Lou, I've got your ...


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    Bauxite Historical Association Museum

    Bauxite, Arkansas

    107.5 miles from Portland, AR

    This historic 1927 building, now a museum of artifacts from the town's mining days, is reported to be haunted. Witnesses have heard disembodied footsteps, and one employee reported that one night when she was leaving work, she felt a ghost jump onto her back as if it didn't want her ...


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    The Empress of Little Rock Bed and Breakfast

    Little Rock, Arkansas

    111.9 miles from Portland, AR

    The ghost of a well-dressed man with a homburg hat has been seen on the stairs and in other rooms of the historic home. The ghost of a large woman, dressed in pink, who stands outside guests rooms. The apparition of an old sea captain has been seen in other ...


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    Cathedral Park Apartments

    Little Rock, Arkansas

    112.3 miles from Portland, AR

    Originally built as a cathedal and now an apartment complex, the Cathedral Park Apartments are rumored to be haunted. Witnesses have reported seeing a column of smoke that appeared out of nowhere.


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    St. Maurice Plantation

    Natchitoches, Louisiana

    132.8 miles from Portland, AR

    It is said that the ghost of a child comes from the cemetery and visits the manor home, making sudden noises or rushing past. He also likes to change the pages on the calendar. He is believed to have started the fire that burned the mansion down in 1980.


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