Haunted Places in Sturgis, Mississippi



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    Waverly Plantation

    West Point, Mississippi

    35.1 miles from Sturgis, MS

    The Waverly is haunted by the ghost of a young girl who is apparently searching for her mother and also by a man in military uniform who is prone to appearing in mirrors. Objects move of their own accord.


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    Three Legged Lady Road - Nash Road

    Columbus, Mississippi

    35.6 miles from Sturgis, MS

    The three-legged lady is an urban legend unique to Mississippi. There are numerous variations of exactly who the three-legged lady was, and how she came by her three legs. They generally involve the death of a lover/husband which results in her sewing her dead lover's leg onto her ...


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    Friendship Cemetery

    Columbus, Mississippi

    36.8 miles from Sturgis, MS

    In the area where the Civil War graves are the ghost of a Confederate soldier has been seen roaming between the graves.


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    Princess Theatre

    Columbus, Mississippi

    37.1 miles from Sturgis, MS

    The theatre has been renovated from a theatre to a cinema several times, which has caused unrest among the spirits that reside here. They include the former owner of the theatre and the ghost of a shadowy figure who likes to stand on the theatre balcony. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    City Cemetery

    Kosciusko, Mississippi

    37.2 miles from Sturgis, MS

    Apparently a grave which is adorned with a statue of the deceased is said to cry. And it isn't condensation either, really.


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    Lincoln House Bed and Breakfast

    Columbus, Mississippi

    37.2 miles from Sturgis, MS

    This house was the first residence of the Columbus mayor back when it was built in 1833. The has been restored, and is now a bed and breakfast. Guests have reported strange occurrences here, such as he apparition of a lady in a white dress and a hovering cloud that ...


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    Wisteria Mansion

    Columbus, Mississippi

    37.4 miles from Sturgis, MS

    The current and previous owners of the house have reported seeing a man in a white shirt rushing past the kitchen window towards the front door, however when they open the door, the man has vanished. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Temple Heights Mansion

    Columbus, Mississippi

    37.4 miles from Sturgis, MS

    Temple Heights Mansion was built in 1837 by General Richard T. Brownrigg and changed owners several times until retired Methodist minister named J.H. Kennebrew moved in with his wife and five children: Daisy, Laura, Jessie, Ruth and Elizabeth. It is Elizabeth who is said to haunt the house now. Her ...


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    Highland House

    Columbus, Mississippi

    37.4 miles from Sturgis, MS

    The early-1900s Highland House, no longer in operation as an inn, was said to be haunted by the ghost of a housekeeper who set fire to the master's previous house after he turned away her advances. Witnesses have heard voices and seen doors open and close on their own.


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    Callaway Hall - Mississippi University for Women

    Columbus, Mississippi

    37.6 miles from Sturgis, MS

    Reportedly haunted by a ghost named Mary.


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    Armstrong Road - Railway Tracks

    Columbus, Mississippi

    41.4 miles from Sturgis, MS

    Reported to be haunted by the ghost of a woman who committed suicide by train after her husband died in an accident on the tracks.


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    Asbury Cemetery

    Houston, Mississippi

    43.4 miles from Sturgis, MS

    Reported at this graveyard have been many strange phenomena, such as an intense feeling of being watched, the sound of unexplained voices, and a sudden urge to flee quickly from the site. Many car accidents are said to have happened because people were trying to flee as fast as they ...


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    Gregg Hamilton House

    Aberdeen, Mississippi

    43.8 miles from Sturgis, MS

    A former resident at this historic house reported seeing the apparition of an elderly African American maid in a black dress on many occasions. She was regarded as a kindly presence, and would often help those in distress. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Grenada Masonic Temple

    Grenada, Mississippi

    53.1 miles from Sturgis, MS

    The masonic temple was built on the site of the former historic Angevine House, and visitors to the building have reported seeing the apparition of a glaring sea captain on the upper levels of the building. Staff here have also heard voices late at night when there is no one ...


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    Pickens County Courthouse

    Carrollton, Alabama

    55.2 miles from Sturgis, MS

    A ghostly face appears in the window of this courthouse in Carrollton, Alabama. Legend attributes the face to a wrongly-accused man who was either lynched by an angry mob after being dragged from the courthouse or who died after being struck by lightning at the exact moment that he leaned ...


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    Save-a-Lot

    Pontotoc, Mississippi

    62.8 miles from Sturgis, MS

    Employees claim that it is haunted.


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    Lyric Theatre

    Tupelo, Mississippi

    66.1 miles from Sturgis, MS

    Staff of the Lyric Theatre have nicknamed their ghost "Antoine'. He is a mostly benevolent entity who apparently entertains himself by moving things around and humming. Sometimes his footsteps can be heard throughout the theater. Some people believe that he is possibly the ghost of a ...


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    Cinemark Theatre

    Tupelo, Mississippi

    69.4 miles from Sturgis, MS

    The most famous ghost haunting the Theatre is a ghost named Lola who is often seen doing work-like activities.


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    Merrehope

    Meridian, Mississippi

    70.3 miles from Sturgis, MS

    Two separate entities reside at Merrehope after their deaths. One is called Eugenia after a former daughter of the master of the house, though she herself died long before he purchased the place. She is considered a benign and comforting spirit. The other ghost appears to occupy ...


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    Pigford Building

    Meridian, Mississippi

    70.5 miles from Sturgis, MS

    The 1914 building is haunted by the apparition of a woman in an old-fashioned white dress. The spirit seems to have sort of grievance against men, and has been known to throw objects around and slam doors when male employees enter the place. Her appearance is often heralded by ...


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    Grand Opera House - Riley Center

    Meridian, Mississippi

    70.7 miles from Sturgis, MS

    In the grand tradition of Phantom, no opera house is complete without an Opera Ghost and the Riley Center is no exception. Icy cold spots and the occasional hand felt on the shoulder when no one is around seem to be the main calling cards of this haunted hot spot. ...


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    Alamuchee-Bellamy Covered Bridge

    Livingston, Alabama

    71.9 miles from Sturgis, MS

    Although the Bridge has been moved from its original location, an outlaw was hanged either from it, or nearby. Does the outlaw's spirit remain, haunting the bridge forever?


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    Mount Pisgah Cemetery

    Fulton, Mississippi

    73.7 miles from Sturgis, MS

    Strange lights are reported to have been seen in the cemetery.


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    Rowan Oak

    Oxford, Mississippi

    75.4 miles from Sturgis, MS

    Even the name of William Faulkner's home is an ode to the mythic. Legend has it that Faulkner still haunts the rooms and grounds of Rowan Oak.


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    St. Anthony Hall - Delta Psi

    Sturgis, Mississippi

    76 miles from Sturgis, MS

    Reportedly haunted by a former frat boy.


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    Stucky's Bridge

    Enterprise, Mississippi

    76 miles from Sturgis, MS

    This bridge is rumored to be haunted by a man who was hanged here for committing robbery and murder. According to legend, Stuckey was a local inn-keeper who would rob and murder those who stayed at his inn. When he was finally caught and hanged, his body was ...


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    Jemison Center - Old Bryce Mental Hospital

    Northport, Alabama

    82 miles from Sturgis, MS

    Although most ghost websites will refer to this place as Old Bryce Mental Hospital, this is not an accurate designation. There is a Bryce Mental Hospital in Alabama, but it has been located in Tuscaloosa since its inception in 1861 and the Jemison Center, as this place is accurately called, ...


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    Old Bryce Hospital

    Northport, Alabama

    82.1 miles from Sturgis, MS

    A former insane asylum with a reputation for treating its patients cruelly (especially black patients of which there were a disproportionate amount), this place is an obvious choice for claims of haunting. People claim to feel hot and cold spots, see items moving and hear ghostly sounds and footsteps. ...


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    Hay Hall

    Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    85.1 miles from Sturgis, MS

    Yet another one of those vague claims without any substantiation the "haunting of Hay Hall" usually goes something like this: One of the rooms is supposedly haunted by a girl who used to live there.... Really? Did she die there? Why's she there? Did she just love college ...


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    Moundville Archaeological Park

    Moundville, Alabama

    85.3 miles from Sturgis, MS

    At these historic Native American mounds, reports say, ghostly drums may be heard at night and lights may be seen coming from one of the larger mounds that looks like a pyramid.


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    Piney Grove Baptist Church

    Morton, Mississippi

    86 miles from Sturgis, MS

    The graveyard at the church is said to be haunted. People have seen numerous apparitions there.


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    Old Public Library - Jemison Mansion

    Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    86.1 miles from Sturgis, MS

    This mansion turned library turned tourist attraction/wedding venue is said to be haunted. Visitors report cold spots, strange feelings and an eerie "presence".


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    Drish House

    Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    86.3 miles from Sturgis, MS

    People claim to see lights in the mansion when no one is there and there are also reports of the tower being engulfed in ghostly flames.


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    Whatley House

    Moundville, Alabama

    86.5 miles from Sturgis, MS

    Although the house no longer exists, the ground it stands on still does and the ground itself is the source of the haunting claims. Supposedly this house was built on old slave quarters and a cemetery (very busy stretch of land) and this made for some uneasy living.


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    Gamma Phi Beta House - University of Alabama

    Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    87 miles from Sturgis, MS

    Although this haunted spot can be found on most ghost websites, there are very few accounts to be found. Reportedly the bathroom taps turn on by themselves and doors slamming. I'd mark this one as dubious.


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    Chapel of the Cross

    Madison, Mississippi

    87.5 miles from Sturgis, MS

    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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    Gaineswood Plantation

    Demopolis, Alabama

    90.9 miles from Sturgis, MS

    No plantation is complete without stories of a ghostly haunting and this one is fairly tame by comparison. A young woman who died while visiting the plantation is said to haunt Gaineswood. angry that she was not promptly returned to her home state for burial. Her anger must not ...


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    Fairview Inn

    Jackson, Mississippi

    96.5 miles from Sturgis, MS

    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

    97.7 miles from Sturgis, MS

    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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    Highway 5 Ghost

    Lynn, Alabama

    99 miles from Sturgis, MS

    The ghost of a woman who died after being hit by a truck is said to haunt this stretch of road.


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    Abandoned Butcher's Shop

    Russellville, Alabama

    107.1 miles from Sturgis, MS

    Not much info on this, apart from the fact that it is an old, abandoned butcher's shop on the side of this dirt road, about 1.5 miles south from Fletcher Road. See map for precise location. Locals get an eerie feeling around this building.


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    Belle Mont Mansion

    Tuscumbia, Alabama

    120.6 miles from Sturgis, MS

    A former slave plantation, it is believed to be haunted by slaves that lived and died here and also possibly by the ghosts of its former owners.


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    Winston House

    Tuscumbia, Alabama

    123.3 miles from Sturgis, MS

    In 1874, a tornado took the life of lady of the house Judith Winston, who was crushed beneath rubble. Her sons pulled her from the wreckage, but she died in the front bedroom on the eastern side. Since 1982, the 1824 house has been a museum and event space. Mrs. ...


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    White Lion Inn

    Thomasville, Alabama

    124.8 miles from Sturgis, MS

    Although this is no longer an operating inn, people claim it is haunted by ghostly apparitions, shadows and cold spots.


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    Norton Auditorium - University of North Alabama

    Florence, Alabama

    127.6 miles from Sturgis, MS

    A ghost named George is said to live here, a former construction worker who fell from a scaffold as the place was being built.


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    Off Campus Book Store - University of North Alabama

    Florence, Alabama

    127.7 miles from Sturgis, MS

    Locals tell a story that this building once was occupied by a young girl, Molly, who died in the 1930s or 1940s. Molly was bittem by her puppy, which had contracted rabies. Her ghost is said to look down from the upstairs window.


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    Pope’s Tavern

    Florence, Alabama

    127.7 miles from Sturgis, MS

    This historic museum operated as a hospital during the civil war, so the rumours of haunting's appear to have a leg to stand on; which can't be said for some of the apparitions supposedly reported. Staff and visitors have reported the apparitions of various amputees in the main bedroom ...


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    Pope's Tavern Museum

    Florence, Alabama

    127.7 miles from Sturgis, MS


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    University of North Alabama - Romeo and Juliet statues

    Florence, Alabama

    127.8 miles from Sturgis, MS

    Several witnesses have reported seeing the statues of Romeo and Juliet floating around The University of North Alabama's campus during a full moon. Every year during Halloween a pumpkin mysteriously makes its way into Romeo's hands. Some faculty at UNA believe that Romeo goes in search of pumpkins for his ...


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    Ghost Bridge

    Florence, Alabama

    127.9 miles from Sturgis, MS

    Properly called Jackson Ford Bridge, there are currently plans to demolish the bridge due to vandalism and decay making for a safety hazard. Of course if people start dying, that will just add to its reputation as a haunted spot, so possibly Darwinism should be allowed to take place ...


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