Haunted Places in Scotland, Georgia



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    Ashley-Slater House

    Douglas, Georgia

    37.4 miles from Scotland, 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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    Hawkinsville Opera House

    Hawkinsville, Georgia

    41.4 miles from Scotland, 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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    Atkinson County Courthouse

    Pearson, Georgia

    52.1 miles from Scotland, 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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    Toomsboro Historic Hotel

    McIntyre, Georgia

    55.9 miles from Scotland, 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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    Cogdell Light

    Homerville, Georgia

    61.3 miles from Scotland, 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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    Birdsville Plantation

    Millen, Georgia

    71.4 miles from Scotland, 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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    Douglass Theatre

    Macon, Georgia

    71.9 miles from Scotland, 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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    Johnston-Felton-Hay House

    Macon, Georgia

    72.5 miles from Scotland, 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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    1842 Inn

    Macon, Georgia

    72.8 miles from Scotland, 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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    Old Governor's Mansion

    Milledgeville, Georgia

    75.2 miles from Scotland, 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

    75.3 miles from Scotland, 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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    Windsor Hotel

    Americus, Georgia

    82.9 miles from Scotland, 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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    500 N. Ashley St

    Valdosta, Georgia

    88.1 miles from Scotland, 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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    Panola Hall

    Eatonton, Georgia

    94.6 miles from Scotland, GA

    Panola Hall is a Greek Revival home that was built in 1854 for Henry Trippe. It is said to have been haunted since the 1870s by the ghost of a girl named Sylvia. She appears as a shy, silent woman with dark hair and a full white skirt, usually in ...


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    Oakland Hall

    Eatonton, Georgia

    95.9 miles from Scotland, GA

    Oakland Hall is a private 1800s estate said to be haunted by the ghost of a disabled girl who was locked away here by her family. The ghost can be heard playing, according to the present owners. The site has been featured on an episode of TV’s Ghost Hunters.


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    Igbo Landing - Ebos Landing

    Saint Simons Island, Georgia

    103 miles from Scotland, 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

    104.9 miles from Scotland, 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

    106.9 miles from Scotland, 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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    Augusta State University

    Augusta, Georgia

    108.8 miles from Scotland, GA

    Many ghosts allegedly haunt Augusta State University, including the spirit of Emily Galt, a woman, who over 140 years ago, opted to join her recently deceased soldier fiance by jumping to her death from a window of Bellevue Hall. Emily and her younger sister, Lucy, also etched their names and ...


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    The Partridge Inn

    Augusta, Georgia

    109.1 miles from Scotland, GA

    The Partridge Inn was built in 1836 as a private home, and has had a long history of conversions and renovations. Currently "The Grand Hotel of the Classic South," the inn boasts, along with its other Southern charms, a ghostly bride. Wearing an 1800s wedding dress, she is said to ...


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    Redcliffe Plantation

    Beech Island, South Carolina

    109.5 miles from Scotland, GA

    Redcliffe Plantation is said to be haunted by former 1800s owner Sen. James Hammond. Rumor has it that if you go near a certain field with only three trees, strange things will begin to happen.


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    Ezekiel Harris House

    Augusta, Georgia

    110.1 miles from Scotland, GA

    Ghostly occurrences reported here by staff and visitors include a female apparition and the feeling of having a rope around one's neck.


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    Haunted Pillar

    Augusta, Georgia

    110.3 miles from Scotland, GA

    The market that once stood at Fifth and Broad streets was wiped out in a rare winter tornado in 1878, which some say was brought on by a curse from an evangelist who was denied permission to preach at there. The Haunted Pillar is all that's left of the market, ...


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    Rosemary Hall

    North Augusta, South Carolina

    111.6 miles from Scotland, GA

    At this 1902 inn, a resident ghost watches over the place. The ghost is believed to be Mrs. Jackson, wife of original owner James U. Jackson. She has been seen in Room 205 and also walking up and down the main stairs. Other strange things happen here as well: Objects ...


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    Gaither Plantation

    Covington, Georgia

    113 miles from Scotland, GA

    At this site, which was featured on an episode of TV's Ghost Hunters, folks have reported seeing many a Civil War soldier. There is also a female spirit in residence at the antebellum home, the ghost of Cecilia, the daughter of a former owner. Her bedroom is said to be ...


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    Riverview Hotel

    St. Marys, Georgia

    118.4 miles from Scotland, 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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    Annie's Inn Bed and Breakfast

    Aiken, South Carolina

    123.2 miles from Scotland, GA

    This early-1800s inn is said to be haunted by the ghost of a little girl who wanders in the halls calling out for her mama.


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    The McDonough Square

    McDonough, Georgia

    123.7 miles from Scotland, 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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    Fort Clinch State Park

    Fernandina Beach, Florida

    123.8 miles from Scotland, 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

    123.9 miles from Scotland, 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

    124.1 miles from Scotland, 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

    124.1 miles from Scotland, 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

    124.2 miles from Scotland, 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

    124.2 miles from Scotland, 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

    124.3 miles from Scotland, 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

    124.3 miles from Scotland, 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

    124.4 miles from Scotland, 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

    124.4 miles from Scotland, 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

    124.5 miles from Scotland, 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

    124.5 miles from Scotland, 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

    124.9 miles from Scotland, 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

    125.4 miles from Scotland, 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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