Haunted Places in Rockingham, Georgia



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    Ashley-Slater House

    Douglas, Georgia

    25.4 miles from Rockingham, 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

    31.1 miles from Rockingham, 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

    31.9 miles from Rockingham, 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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    Igbo Landing - Ebos Landing

    Saint Simons Island, Georgia

    65.6 miles from Rockingham, 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

    66.8 miles from Rockingham, 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

    67.7 miles from Rockingham, 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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    500 N. Ashley St

    Valdosta, Georgia

    70.9 miles from Rockingham, 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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    Grove Point Plantation

    Savannah, Georgia

    76.5 miles from Rockingham, 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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    Riverview Hotel

    St. Marys, Georgia

    76.8 miles from Rockingham, 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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    Old Hamilton County Jail

    Jasper, Florida

    77.5 miles from Rockingham, 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

    79.9 miles from Rockingham, 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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    Fort Clinch State Park

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    82.5 miles from Rockingham, 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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    Bosque Bello Cemetery

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    82.5 miles from Rockingham, 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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    Pate Sucree - Wicked Davey's

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    82.6 miles from Rockingham, 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

    82.6 miles from Rockingham, 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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    Marina Seafood Restaurant

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    82.7 miles from Rockingham, 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

    82.7 miles from Rockingham, 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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    Florida House Inn

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    82.8 miles from Rockingham, 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

    82.9 miles from Rockingham, 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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    St. Peter's Episcopal Church Cemetery

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    82.9 miles from Rockingham, 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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    Old Jail - Amelia Island Museum of History

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    82.9 miles from Rockingham, 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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    Atlantic Avenue Schoolhouse

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    83 miles from Rockingham, 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

    83.1 miles from Rockingham, 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

    83.5 miles from Rockingham, 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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    Wiccademous Grave

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    83.9 miles from Rockingham, 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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    Weston House

    Savannah, Georgia

    85.3 miles from Rockingham, GA

    At this dorm for the Savannah College of Art, said to be near where Civil War battles were fought, college students have reported some strange happenings. They say they can hear tapping on the walls, furniture moving in empty rooms, and a ghostly girl who likes to sing. Not as ...


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    Old Telfair Hospital

    Savannah, Georgia

    85.3 miles from Rockingham, GA

    Locals will tell you that this former ladies' hospital is haunted by Mary Telfair, who has been known to appear in the hallways wearing a brown dress. It is now the "Telfair Arms Apartments", a senior-living residence.


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    Forsyth Park Inn

    Savannah, Georgia

    85.4 miles from Rockingham, GA

    The inn began as an 1890s private home, and in its early days was owned by Canadian sea captain Aaron Flint “Rudder” Churchill. When he died in theh home, it was converted to a boarding house and then an apartment building. It became an inn in the 1980s. It is ...


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    Gribble House

    Savannah, Georgia

    85.6 miles from Rockingham, GA

    Now a trolley tour warehouse, the Gribble house is home to anywhere between 20-30 spirits. In 1909 one of the most diabolical murders in Savannah history happened at the site. In broad daylight on a Friday afternoon three women were brutally killed with an axe. Today the Gribble House is ...


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    The Eliza Thompson House

    Savannah, Georgia

    85.6 miles from Rockingham, GA

    This 1847 home belonged to cotton dealer Joe Thompson and his wife, Eliza. The couple had seven children, so when Joe was killed in 1855 when a horse kicked him, Eliza had her hands full. The home is now an inn, and folks who visit have seen a ghostly woman ...


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    Oglethorpe House

    Savannah, Georgia

    85.7 miles from Rockingham, GA

    At this dorm of the Savannah College of Art & Design, the ghost of Gracie Watkins, the little girl who also appears in Bonaventure Cemetery, is said to appear. She has been seen as a transparent form in the hallways or in rooms. Further, it is reported that from room 600 ...


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    Sorrel Weed House

    Savannah, Georgia

    85.7 miles from Rockingham, GA

    The house is allegedly haunted by a variety of ghosts, most of them dating back to the late 1800's and the stories revolve around two suicides that took place there, though it is claimed that one of the suicides may have been a murder. The house was owned by ...


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    432 Abercorn Street

    Savannah, Georgia

    85.7 miles from Rockingham, GA

    At this old Greek Revival house, some say a ghostly little girl can be seen in the windows. Others say their cameras have failed to work just when they went to get a photograph of the place, only to find that the camera works just fine when they leave the ...


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    Andrew Low House

    Savannah, Georgia

    85.8 miles from Rockingham, GA

    Architect John S. Norris built this house in 1850; it was the home of William and Juliette Gordon Low. It is now a house museum. If you pay a visit, listen closely as you tour the historic home. Both guests and workers have witnessed the sound of unexplained footsteps. The ...


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    Telfair Museum of Art

    Savannah, Georgia

    85.8 miles from Rockingham, GA

    Warning: If you don't wish to upset the ghost who roams here, don't smoke in the building or sit on a chair that is not permitted to be sat upon. If you do, witnesses say you will hear the sound of her footsteps walking rapidly toward you on the marble ...


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    Foley House Inn

    Savannah, Georgia

    85.8 miles from Rockingham, GA

    The Foley House was built in 1896 by a wealthy Irish immigrant's widow, Honoria Foley. Cut to 1987, nearly a century later, when the owners are doing renovations. What do they find? A skeleton tucked behind a wall. It is thought to have belonged to a rich boarder who vanished ...


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    Hamilton Turner Inn

    Savannah, Georgia

    85.8 miles from Rockingham, GA

    Samuel Pugh Hamilton built this mansion for his family in 1873; it was the first Savannah home with electricity, installed in 1883. Witnesses on the inn's staff have noted a cigar-smoking man on the roof, and have heard the unexplained sounds of billiard balls rolling on the upper floors and ...


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    B and D Burgers

    Savannah, Georgia

    85.9 miles from Rockingham, GA

    The burger restaurant is said to be haunted: Employees report getting an uneasy feeling in the basement, and a manager heard his name being called when no one was around. Video surveillance picked up a light that moved around the bar area, then hovered above the bar. Ghost hunters detected ...


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    Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace - Wayne Gordon House

    Savannah, Georgia

    85.9 miles from Rockingham, GA

    Juliette Gordon Low was the founder of the Girl Scouts. The Wayne Gordon House museum is now owned by the Girl Scouts of the USA, and is a popular place for Girl Scout troops to tour. It was built 1818-1821 and is open to the public for tours. Folks say ...


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    Haslam House

    Savannah, Georgia

    85.9 miles from Rockingham, GA

    At this 1872 townhouse, witnesses have seen a tall, shadowy man in a cloak appear from the rooms' dark corners, and then disappear back into them. Poltergeist activity is also reported in the kitchen and dining room. Private residence, please respect the owner's privacy.


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    Ballastone Inn

    Savannah, Georgia

    85.9 miles from Rockingham, GA

    Built in 1838, this mansion-turned-inn is a spot rich with mysterious happenings. Some say the ghost of Sarah Anderson, the original owner's wife, has appeared to them. She has been seen in the second-floor hallways, in the elevators, in the laundry room, and near the front door. Folks say the ...


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    Wright Square - The Hanging of Alice Riley

    Savannah, Georgia

    85.9 miles from Rockingham, GA

    The Hanging of Alice Riley at the gallows that once stood in Wright Square is a popular story on ghost tours. Irish immigrant Alice Riley was allegedly the first woman to be executed in Georgia. She was the indentured servant to a cruel man, and after she could take no ...


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    Colonial Park Cemetery

    Savannah, Georgia

    86 miles from Rockingham, GA

    This 6-acre cemetery holds 9,000 graves and was established in 1750. It was the area's primary public cemetery through 1853. Folks who visit here have seen various apparitions, including a floating couple. There are claims that the small park near the south gate of the cemetery was an old dueling ground, ...


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    Moon River Brewing Company

    Savannah, Georgia

    86 miles from Rockingham, GA

    Employees here say it is angry spirits who haunt this brewing company. The staff has reported mysterious dark figures, physical attacks, and even possessions. The site has been featured on the TV show Ghost Adventures.


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    Churchill's Pub

    Savannah, Georgia

    86 miles from Rockingham, GA

    There are claims that a man was hanged here many years ago, and that a shadow of his hanging body can still be seen some nights hanging from the high ceiling beams. The staff also claim there was a strange occurrence in February 2013 (see video below), when the ...


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    The Marshall House

    Savannah, Georgia

    86 miles from Rockingham, GA

    At this 1851 hotel, said to be Savannah's oldest, many haunts are said to reside. The building once was used as a Civil War hospital and also saw an epidemic of yellow fever. Rumor has it that the bones found under the floorboards during renovations to the building were the ...


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    Owens-Thomas House

    Savannah, Georgia

    86.1 miles from Rockingham, GA

    If you take a guided tour of this early-19th-century home, keep watch for its former occupants, who are said to still reside on the grounds. For example, an elderly woman in a big hat and a gray shawl strolling in the garden at dusk may not be a guest, but ...


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    1790 Inn and Tavern

    Savannah, Georgia

    86.1 miles from Rockingham, GA

    Built in 1790, this historic inn is said to be haunted by Anna, a 17-year-old who jumped from a window after becoming pregnant by a sailor who went to sea instead of staying with her. Reports say some guests at the inn have found that their things have disappeared or ...


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    The Olde Pink House

    Savannah, Georgia

    86.1 miles from Rockingham, GA

    Builder General Habersham is the ghost in residence at the Old Pink House Restaurant and Tavern. Locals will tell you he most often appears in the tavern, located in the building's basement, but he has also been seen in the upstairs dining room. Keep watch for a man in a ...


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    Lucas Theatre

    Savannah, Georgia

    86.1 miles from Rockingham, GA

    At this 1921 theater building that houses movies, dramatic presentations and concerts, folks have witnessed strange happenings such as applause coming from an invisible audience and shadowy forms. Visitors are welcome to take self-guided tours through the building.


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