Haunted Places in Preston, Georgia



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    Plains Historic Inn and Antique Mall

    Plains, Georgia

    8.7 miles from Preston, GA

    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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    Windsor Hotel

    Americus, Georgia

    17.8 miles from Preston, GA

    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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    Kendall Manor Inn

    Eufaula, Alabama

    37.9 miles from Preston, GA

    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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    Springer Opera House

    Columbus, Georgia

    38.3 miles from Preston, GA

    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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    Baker County Courthouse

    Newton, Georgia

    53.3 miles from Preston, GA

    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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    Spring Villa

    Opelika, Alabama

    57.8 miles from Preston, GA

    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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    Holt Cemetery

    Auburn, Alabama

    59.9 miles from Preston, GA

    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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    Double Hill Road

    Opelika, Alabama

    61.8 miles from Preston, GA

    Reportedly haunted by a ghostly horse drawn carriage.


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    Salem-Shotwell Covered Bridge

    Opelika, Alabama

    64.1 miles from Preston, GA

    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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    Hawkinsville Opera House

    Hawkinsville, Georgia

    64.3 miles from Preston, 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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    University Chapel - Auburn University

    Auburn, Alabama

    66.5 miles from Preston, GA

    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

    66.7 miles from Preston, GA

    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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    1880's Josephine Hotel

    Union Springs, Alabama

    69.2 miles from Preston, GA

    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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    Tuskegee National Forest

    Notasulga, Alabama

    69.4 miles from Preston, GA

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


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    Camp Watts - Confederate Graveyard

    Notasulga, Alabama

    74.9 miles from Preston, GA

    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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    1842 Inn

    Macon, Georgia

    75 miles from Preston, GA

    A ghost, thought to be original owner John Gresham, has been seen in the Dogwood Room, and the ghost of a little girl has been seen in some of the other rooms. A third apparition, one of a tall blonde woman, has been seen in several places throughout the inn.


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    Johnston-Felton-Hay House

    Macon, Georgia

    75.1 miles from Preston, GA

    Built in 1859, the house was converted into a museum in 1962 and donated to the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation in 1977. The museum is said to be haunted; the apparition of an elderly woman in a mid-1800s dress has been seen in the hallways. Witnesses also describe cold ...


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    Douglass Theatre

    Macon, Georgia

    75.2 miles from Preston, 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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    J. D. Holman House

    Ozark, Alabama

    77 miles from Preston, GA

    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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    Tuskegee Army Airfield - Sharpe Airfield

    Tuskegee, Alabama

    78.1 miles from Preston, GA

    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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    IICR Inc.

    Ozark, Alabama

    78.6 miles from Preston, GA

    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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    Bill Sketoe's Hole - Choctawhatchee Bridge

    Newton, Alabama

    80.5 miles from Preston, GA

    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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    Lovelady Bridge

    Camp Hill, Alabama

    82.6 miles from Preston, GA

    Reportedly the site of a suicide or car accident in which a pregnant woman died. Apparently you can hear her crying at night on the bridge. (Photo courtesy of Steve Osborne)


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    Bonnie Castle

    Grantville, Georgia

    82.6 miles from Preston, GA

    Bonnie Castle, now reported to be closed, was once a bed-and-breakfast inn. Ghosts reported here include a woman named Mary who dislikes electricity, a spectral cat, and a man who is said to be the original owner. Strange sounds have been reported coming from the building at all hours of ...


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    Lake Tholocco

    Ozark, Alabama

    83.1 miles from Preston, GA

    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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    Troy State University

    Troy, Alabama

    85.2 miles from Preston, GA

    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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    Two Egg Stump Jumper

    Sneads, Florida

    86 miles from Preston, GA

    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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    Hanging Grounds in Senoia

    Senoia, Georgia

    86.5 miles from Preston, GA

    This site, off of Padgett Road, near Starr's Mill, once belonged to Old Man Padgett. Stories say that long ago, as an execution was taking place, the man broke loose and hanged Old Man Padgett from the railroad bridge nearby. Although the tracks are no longer used, phantom trains have ...


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    Harper Hill Cemetery

    Dadeville, Alabama

    86.6 miles from Preston, GA

    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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    Bellamy Bridge

    Marianna, Florida

    93 miles from Preston, GA

    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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    The Rawls Hotel

    Enterprise, Alabama

    93.2 miles from Preston, GA

    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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    Holliday-Dorsey-Fife House

    Fayetteville, Georgia

    95.6 miles from Preston, GA

    The ghost who calls this place home is believed to be John Manson Dorsey, a.k.a. “Manse” or “Manny,” flag bearer for the first company that left Fayette County during the Civil War.


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    Graceville Bridge

    Graceville, Florida

    96 miles from Preston, GA

    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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    Sturdivant Mansion

    Jacksons' Gap, Alabama

    96.2 miles from Preston, GA

    Nothing but a few walls remain of Sturdivant mansion except rumors of the ghosts that resided there. The ruin in the woods is reportedly haunted, though reports as to the exact nature of the haunting differ. There is a legend that a madman once slaughtered every person inside ...


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    Graceville Spook Lights

    Graceville, Florida

    96.3 miles from Preston, GA

    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

    96.3 miles from Preston, GA

    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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    Pondtown Road

    Hartford, Alabama

    97.7 miles from Preston, GA

    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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    Headless Indian Chiefs - Walker's Town

    Sneads, Florida

    97.8 miles from Preston, GA

    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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    Russ House

    Marianna, Florida

    98.1 miles from Preston, GA

    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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    St Luke's Episcopal Church

    Marianna, Florida

    98.1 miles from Preston, GA

    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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    The McDonough Square

    McDonough, Georgia

    98.1 miles from Preston, GA

    A train wreck in 1900 is said to be the source of the haunts here. Several of the injured were brought here for medical treatment, and some died. Locals have seen apparitions in the old nearby buildings and the sounds of phantom trains have been heard.


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    Ely-Criglar House

    Marianna, Florida

    98.1 miles from Preston, GA

    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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    Liberty Cemetery

    Alexander City, Alabama

    98.8 miles from Preston, GA

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


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    McLauchlin House

    Havana, Florida

    99.8 miles from Preston, GA

    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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    Toomsboro Historic Hotel

    McIntyre, Georgia

    100 miles from Preston, 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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    Warren House

    Jonesboro, Georgia

    101.9 miles from Preston, GA

    The plaster has been stripped down in certain sections of this house to reveal the signatures of men who convalesced here during the Civil War when the house was used as a hospital. People believe that the ghost of a soldier still remains inside the Warren House and claim that ...


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    Allison House Inn

    Quincy, Florida

    101.9 miles from Preston, GA

    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

    102 miles from Preston, GA

    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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    Old Governor's Mansion

    Milledgeville, Georgia

    103.4 miles from Preston, GA

    This site served as the home of Georgia's governors 1838-1868, then as a boardinghouse ntil 1879 when it was then purchased by Georgia Military and Agricultural College. Ghostly goings-on here include many of the regular type -- linens thrown off beds and the smell of cigars. But perhaps more interesting ...


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    Tate House

    Milledgeville, Georgia

    103.8 miles from Preston, GA

    The nineteenth-century apartments located on this quiet street corner have a sinister ghost story associated with them. A cruel man sent his ailing son to work on a nearby plantation despite his illness, and the boy fell into such a state of fatigue that upon his arrival home, he ...


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