Haunted Places in Standing Rock, Alabama



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    Bonnie Castle

    Grantville, Georgia

    26.4 miles from Standing Rock, AL

    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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    Double Hill Road

    Opelika, Alabama

    28.8 miles from Standing Rock, AL

    Reportedly haunted by a ghostly horse drawn carriage.


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    Salem-Shotwell Covered Bridge

    Opelika, Alabama

    30 miles from Standing Rock, AL

    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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    Lovelady Bridge

    Camp Hill, Alabama

    30 miles from Standing Rock, AL

    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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    Spring Villa

    Opelika, Alabama

    34.2 miles from Standing Rock, AL

    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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    Old Train Depot

    Auburn, Alabama

    35 miles from Standing Rock, 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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    University Chapel - Auburn University

    Auburn, Alabama

    35.4 miles from Standing Rock, 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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    Sturdivant Mansion

    Jacksons' Gap, Alabama

    36.6 miles from Standing Rock, AL

    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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    Holt Cemetery

    Auburn, Alabama

    44.1 miles from Standing Rock, 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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    Harper Hill Cemetery

    Dadeville, Alabama

    44.2 miles from Standing Rock, 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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    Rock Building

    Bremen, Georgia

    44.9 miles from Standing Rock, AL

    This clubhouse for the local tennis courts is believed to be haunted. Staff and members claim to have seen the apparition of a young man wandering the building after hours, who is believed to have drowned in the city swimming pool. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Springer Opera House

    Columbus, Georgia

    45.1 miles from Standing Rock, AL

    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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    Tuskegee National Forest

    Notasulga, Alabama

    45.5 miles from Standing Rock, 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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    Hanging Grounds in Senoia

    Senoia, Georgia

    45.9 miles from Standing Rock, AL

    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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    Camp Watts - Confederate Graveyard

    Notasulga, Alabama

    46 miles from Standing Rock, 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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    Cemetery Mountain

    Talladega, Alabama

    46.8 miles from Standing Rock, AL

    If it's called Cemetery Mountain, well it just has to be haunted. You can't have a place called Cemetery Mountain and it not be haunted, that would be un-American. It's called Cemetery Mountain, and it's spooky and there are a lot of cemeteries there. So it's haunted. ...


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    Liberty Cemetery

    Alexander City, Alabama

    46.8 miles from Standing Rock, AL

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


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    Oakachoy Covered Bridge

    Alexander City, Alabama

    48.7 miles from Standing Rock, 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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    Gravity Hill

    Munford, Alabama

    49.4 miles from Standing Rock, AL

    This gravity hill can be found on Cheaha Road. In case you aren't familiar with the phenomena of Gravity Hills these occur when an optical illusion makes it appear that your car is rolling upward on a hill, when in fact, you are rolling down. The phenomena can ...


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    Bethlehem United Methodist Church

    Munford, Alabama

    50.1 miles from Standing Rock, AL

    People claim to see orbs rising over the cemetery attached to the church.


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    Tuskegee Army Airfield - Sharpe Airfield

    Tuskegee, Alabama

    50.7 miles from Standing Rock, 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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    Parker Memorial Baptist Church

    Anniston, Alabama

    52 miles from Standing Rock, AL

    In researching the Parker Memorial Baptist church, I found what is quite possibly the most hilarious entry of ghostly hauntings ever. On a "ghost website" it is proclaimed that the Parker Memorial *BAPTIST* church is haunted by, and I quote, "a nun who killed herself in the main hallway". ...


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    The Victoria Inn

    Anniston, Alabama

    52.3 miles from Standing Rock, AL


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    Stringfellow Memorial Hospital

    Anniston, Alabama

    52.3 miles from Standing Rock, AL

    Reportedly haunted by a ghostly organ player who plays the chapel organ in the wee hours of the morning.


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    Holliday-Dorsey-Fife House

    Fayetteville, Georgia

    52.6 miles from Standing Rock, AL

    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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    Fort McClellan

    Anniston, Alabama

    53.8 miles from Standing Rock, AL

    Supposed to be haunted. Your guess is as good as ours as to how or the particulars as we have not been able to uncover much, or any, info, however we will keep looking. If you find any actual documentation on this haunting, let us know.


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    Camp Cottaquilla

    Anniston, Alabama

    54.2 miles from Standing Rock, AL

    This haunted story falls firmly into the category of "urban legend". No doubt a bunch of girl scouts sitting around camp invented this one, because it doesn't even make the slightest bit of sense. The legend is this: every year during the week of Halloween a one-armed girl ...


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    Dump Road - Old Chief Ladiga Trail

    Jacksonville, Alabama

    57.5 miles from Standing Rock, AL

    Many people claim to have seen many different ghostly things, primarily people in old-fashioned clothes walking the road, a possible former slave being hanged from atop an embankment. It is rumored that somewhere along the road is the site of a former slave quarter, from which horrible screams can ...


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    Warren House

    Jonesboro, Georgia

    60.7 miles from Standing Rock, AL

    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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    Piedmont Jacksonville Rd

    Piedmont, Alabama

    61.4 miles from Standing Rock, AL

    This is the Legend of The Ghost Bride Of Piedmont Jacksonville Rd. Legend has it that many years ago on Halloween, a young bride to be was getting ready for her wedding. When she went outside of her house she was attacked and dragged off to the other side ...


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    McFall Road Tunnel

    Jacksonville, Alabama

    61.5 miles from Standing Rock, AL

    A narrow tunnel on McFall Road in Jacksonville Alabama where you can park your car and turn the headlights off. It is rumored that there are black figures that fade in and out of the shadows as your eyes adjust. (Submitted by Braden B.)


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    Gravity Hill

    Sylacauga, Alabama

    61.7 miles from Standing Rock, AL

    One of those interesting phenomena, this Gravity Hill can be found just west of Fulton Gap Rd on Gravity Hill Lane/U.S. 280.


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    Six Flags Over Georgia

    Austell, Georgia

    62.6 miles from Standing Rock, AL

    There are many ghost stories surrounding Six Flags Over Georgia. Some say a blonde girl about 9 years old was hit and killed by a car in the 1970s, and she may appear and ask guests for help, only to disappear shortly thereafter. And at the Crystal Pistol Music Hall, ...


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    Wetumpka Mortuary

    Wetumpka, Alabama

    66.8 miles from Standing Rock, 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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    Wetumpka Chamber of Commerce

    Wetumpka, Alabama

    66.8 miles from Standing Rock, 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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    Ellis Hotel

    Atlanta, Georgia

    68.5 miles from Standing Rock, AL

    In 1946, a fire broke out in what was formerly the Winecoff Hotel, resulting in the deaths of 119 people. While the tragedy led to a reform in fire code safety, some of the victims are said to be here still. Apparitions of frenzied people appear in the halls, screams ...


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    Tallapoosa Entertainment Center

    Montgomery, Alabama

    68.5 miles from Standing Rock, 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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    The McDonough Square

    McDonough, Georgia

    68.8 miles from Standing Rock, AL

    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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    New American Shakespeare Tavern

    Atlanta, Georgia

    69 miles from Standing Rock, AL

    The Shakespeare Tavern is said to be visited by spirits. Witnesses have reported disembodied voices, shadow figures and strange lights. Apparitions seen here include a young boy in an 1800s blue velvet suit, an old man in period clothing, and a woman who moves items around in the women’s dressing ...


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    CEPA Building

    Pell City, Alabama

    69.5 miles from Standing Rock, AL

    People in the performing arts claim to her crying of a little girl, and gets the reaction of a man who accidentally got hung when a play or any other event messes up. (Submitted by Amie)


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    1880's Josephine Hotel

    Union Springs, Alabama

    70 miles from Standing Rock, 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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    The Masquerade

    Atlanta, Georgia

    70.1 miles from Standing Rock, AL

    This night club is said to be visited by the spirits who died in fire and tuberculosis outbreaks long ago, both of which killed several members of the building's former staff. Apparitions have been seen and unexplained footsteps have been reported.


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    Rhodes Hall

    Atlanta, Georgia

    70.2 miles from Standing Rock, AL

    Rhodes Hall, built in 1904 by founder of Rhodes Furniture Amos Rhodes, is rumored to be haunted by Mrs. Rhodes, who passed away in the home. Ghostly children have been seen and heard laughing here as well. But the scariest ghost here is the Shadow Man, said to reside in ...


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    Kennesaw House

    Marietta, Georgia

    72.6 miles from Standing Rock, AL

    Originally built in the 1840s as a cotton warehouse, the place was a makeshift hospital and morgue during the war. Many TV shows have featured this site, where visitors who descended to the basement in the elevator saw an active wartime hospital room. Another ghost reported to reside here is ...


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    Pope-Walton House

    Atlanta, Georgia

    73.2 miles from Standing Rock, AL

    Although the site, once the Pope-Walton House and then Anthony's Fine Dining, is reported no longer to be in operation, it was rumored to be haunted by Annie Barnett, who was married here in 1882. The sound of ghostly children singing also has been reported.


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    Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

    Kennesaw, Georgia

    73.5 miles from Standing Rock, AL

    The Battle of Kennesaw Mountain, fought June 18 to July 2, 1864, is the source of the battlefield's hauntings. Ghostly soldiers walk the grounds; gunshots and cannons are heard. Also reported here are ghost deer who run at the witness and then disappear when they get close. The smell of ...


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    Coosa River Sea Serpent

    Gadsden, Alabama

    74.2 miles from Standing Rock, AL

    The Coosa River is a hotspot for sea serpent sightings and reports of something odd inhabiting the river have been made for over a hundred years.


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    Crestwood Cemetery

    Gadsden, Alabama

    75.2 miles from Standing Rock, AL

    Rumored to be located on a former slave plantation, people claim that it is haunted by slaves who died there. The specific claim that is most often repeated is that of a hanged slave that appears in the trees.


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    Coat's Bend Plantation House

    Gadsden, Alabama

    75.4 miles from Standing Rock, AL

    This historic mansion is haunted by a former slave at the plantation house. Residents claim to have seen her standing in the courtyard of the mansion, staring up at them. A male resident was apparently attacked by a flying ghostly light that materialised in the private cemetery adjacent ...


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    Refuge Bridge

    Clanton, Alabama

    75.6 miles from Standing Rock, AL

    Every bridge in Alabama is haunted. Every. Single. Bridge. This one however you'd best be careful on, because it's not your standard "scorned woman walks the bridge" story. This one contains a malevolent and evil presence prone to chasing people and vehicular violence.


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