Haunted Places in Summertown, Georgia



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    Birdsville Plantation

    Millen, Georgia

    14.5 miles from Summertown, 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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    Toomsboro Historic Hotel

    McIntyre, Georgia

    47 miles from Summertown, 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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    Redcliffe Plantation

    Beech Island, South Carolina

    52.1 miles from Summertown, 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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    Augusta State University

    Augusta, Georgia

    52.5 miles from Summertown, 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

    52.7 miles from Summertown, 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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    Haunted Pillar

    Augusta, Georgia

    53.5 miles from Summertown, 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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    Ezekiel Harris House

    Augusta, Georgia

    53.6 miles from Summertown, 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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    Rosemary Hall

    North Augusta, South Carolina

    54.9 miles from Summertown, 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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    Tate House

    Milledgeville, Georgia

    59.8 miles from Summertown, 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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    Old Governor's Mansion

    Milledgeville, Georgia

    60 miles from Summertown, 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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    Graniteville Cemetery

    Graniteville, South Carolina

    63.3 miles from Summertown, GA

    Rumor has it that a witch ghost appears late at night here, putting flowers on the graves of children. Witnesses claim to have experienced lots of eerie things here, from screams, gunshots and laughter to the dead reaching up and grabbing visitors' feet.


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    Old Post Office

    Aiken, South Carolina

    64.6 miles from Summertown, GA

    This historic post office has many legends associated with it, and is rumoured to be one of the most haunted buildings in town. In the postmasters office, there is a ladder that leads to secret passages in the ceiling of the building, which the postmaster himself used to spy ...


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    Holley House - Hotel Aiken

    Aiken, South Carolina

    64.8 miles from Summertown, GA

    The Hotel Aiken, housed in an 1878 hotel building, is haunted--especially on the second floor. Witnesses have heard whispering, crying and screaming from empty rooms, and seen shadow figures flit past. Toilets flush and doors open and close by themselves, and ghosts play tricks with the housekeepers' carts, moving them ...


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    Annie's Inn Bed and Breakfast

    Aiken, South Carolina

    65.6 miles from Summertown, 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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    Fitzpatrick Hotel

    Washington, Georgia

    73.5 miles from Summertown, GA

    Following the 'Great Fire' of 1895, this historic hotel was constructed to provide accommodation for visitors to the town. Dating back to 1898, it is rumoured to be haunted by a lady in green, whose appearance is often accompanied by the scent of floral perfume. Phantom music has also ...


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    Oakland Hall

    Eatonton, Georgia

    74.6 miles from Summertown, 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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    Panola Hall

    Eatonton, Georgia

    76.2 miles from Summertown, 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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    Hawkinsville Opera House

    Hawkinsville, Georgia

    76.5 miles from Summertown, 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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    Douglass Theatre

    Macon, Georgia

    78.6 miles from Summertown, 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

    79.1 miles from Summertown, 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

    79.4 miles from Summertown, 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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    Early Hill Plantation

    Greensboro, Georgia

    79.6 miles from Summertown, GA

    Once a bed-and-breakfast, this site is reportedly no longer in business. The mansion was built in the 1700s for the mayor, John Brown. Tragedy struck when a branch broke in the front yard, killing the family's young daughter. Reported sightings have included the girl swinging from the tree at night ...


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    Weston House

    Savannah, Georgia

    82.4 miles from Summertown, 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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    Gribble House

    Savannah, Georgia

    82.8 miles from Summertown, 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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    B and D Burgers

    Savannah, Georgia

    82.9 miles from Summertown, 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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    Telfair Museum of Art

    Savannah, Georgia

    82.9 miles from Summertown, 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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    Oglethorpe House

    Savannah, Georgia

    82.9 miles from Summertown, 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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    Moon River Brewing Company

    Savannah, Georgia

    82.9 miles from Summertown, 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

    83 miles from Summertown, 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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    Wright Square - The Hanging of Alice Riley

    Savannah, Georgia

    83.1 miles from Summertown, 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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    Foley House Inn

    Savannah, Georgia

    83.1 miles from Summertown, 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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    Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace - Wayne Gordon House

    Savannah, Georgia

    83.1 miles from Summertown, 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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    River Street Inn

    Savannah, Georgia

    83.1 miles from Summertown, GA

    An employee describes having seen the apparition of a man in tan pants, white shirt, and a derby hat.


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    Ballastone Inn

    Savannah, Georgia

    83.1 miles from Summertown, 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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    The Olde Pink House

    Savannah, Georgia

    83.1 miles from Summertown, 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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    Sorrel Weed House

    Savannah, Georgia

    83.1 miles from Summertown, 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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    Melonie's Antiques

    Savannah, Georgia

    83.1 miles from Summertown, GA

    More than antiques may be found here: A specter of a woman in a blue pants suit has been spotted numerous times, and footsteps can be heard at the location of a staircase that was removed during a renovation. Besides the lady in blue, poltergeist activity has been reported, often ...


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    The Marshall House

    Savannah, Georgia

    83.1 miles from Summertown, 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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    John Wesley Statue - Reynolds Square

    Savannah, Georgia

    83.1 miles from Summertown, GA

    The statue of John Wesley in Reynolds Square was placed there by the Methodists of Georgia in 1969, and it is the area around this statue that folks find mysterious. Why? Well, those who photograph the statue have found that strange hazy patterns and odd colors appear in the pictures. ...


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    The Eliza Thompson House

    Savannah, Georgia

    83.2 miles from Summertown, 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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    Lucas Theatre

    Savannah, Georgia

    83.2 miles from Summertown, 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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    Forsyth Park Inn

    Savannah, Georgia

    83.2 miles from Summertown, 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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    East Bay Inn

    Savannah, Georgia

    83.2 miles from Summertown, GA

    The ghost of a former worker named Charlie is said to haunt the inn. He reportedly fell to his death from a third story room and it is alleged that he haunts that room to this day. Room 325 is called Charlie's room and is where most of the ...


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    Owens-Thomas House

    Savannah, Georgia

    83.2 miles from Summertown, 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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    Colonial Park Cemetery

    Savannah, Georgia

    83.2 miles from Summertown, 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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    Grove Point Plantation

    Savannah, Georgia

    83.2 miles from Summertown, 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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    Andrew Low House

    Savannah, Georgia

    83.2 miles from Summertown, 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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    B. Matthews Eatery

    Savannah, Georgia

    83.2 miles from Summertown, GA

    Said to be housed in one of Georgia's oldest buildings (likely built in 1790 or before), the eatery's basement allegedly was once used in slave smuggling, as is evident by the old iron tether rings set into the basement floor. The spot was then a tavern. Another point of interest ...


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    1790 Inn and Tavern

    Savannah, Georgia

    83.3 miles from Summertown, 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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    Kehoe House

    Savannah, Georgia

    83.3 miles from Summertown, GA

    The Queen-Anne-style mansion was built in 1892 for William Kehoe, and it is said to be the home of a few spirits. Children's ghosts have been witnessed around the grounds, as well as that of the Lady in Gray who haunts room 203. The Lady is said to be a ...


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