Haunted Places in Summertown, Tennessee



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    Bear Creek Church

    Culleoka, Tennessee

    21.4 miles from Summertown, TN


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    Bee Springs Church and Cemetery

    Dellrose, Tennessee

    34.1 miles from Summertown, TN


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    Clifton Public Library

    Clifton, Tennessee

    38.4 miles from Summertown, TN

    The ghost of a man in white roams the wooded area and field behind the library branch. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Jazz Man - Second Creek Bridge

    Rogersville, Alabama

    41 miles from Summertown, TN

    Urban legend tells of a man who was hit by a car and killed while walking across this bridge. His spirit has been seen wearing a white zoot suit, and he may try to catch a ride with you to Florence. If you agree to give him a ride, witnesses ...


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    Carnton Mansion

    Franklin, Tennessee

    41.2 miles from Summertown, TN

    At this 1800s mansion, once used as a hospital site for Confederate soldiers and now a plantation house and museum, folks say soldiers still walk. Their apparitions have been seen, as well as that of a ghostly woman in white who has been seen on the back porch. Allegedly ...


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    Carter House

    Franklin, Tennessee

    41.4 miles from Summertown, TN

    Built in 1830 by Fountain Branch Carter, the Carter House, now a Civil War museum, lay in the middle of the Battle of Frnaklin, one of the worst Civil War battles. It was used by Union troops as a command post, while the Carter family hid in the basement amid ...


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    Loretta Lynn Ranch

    Summertown, Tennessee

    45.2 miles from Summertown, TN

    The Plantation House and surrounding areas have seen supernatural activity. Civil War soldiers have been seen walking or camping out nearby, and the house itself has seen its share of unexplained phenomena, attributed to the plantation's founders. Ghost Adventures featured the site on a 2011 show.


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    Sweetwater Plantation

    Florence, Alabama

    46.1 miles from Summertown, TN

    The home of a former Alabama governor, it is reportedly haunted. Many people believe the ghost is that of the Governor's son who died in the Civil War.


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    Forks of Cypress

    Florence, Alabama

    46.9 miles from Summertown, TN

    This private property houses the infamous ghost bridge that has numerous claims of haunting. People claim to hear singing and voices in the area surrounding the property and some claim they have seen the apparition of a woman walking the grounds.


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    Ghost Bridge

    Florence, Alabama

    47.3 miles from Summertown, TN

    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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    Pegram Family Cemetery Location

    Pegram, Tennessee

    47.5 miles from Summertown, TN

    At the end of Walkup Road in Pegram, Cheatham County, Tennessee is the bulldozed Pegram Family Cemetery. About 1970, ruthless developers bulldozed an area along the Harpeth River which included the Pegram Cemetery which was partly in Metro Nashville, Davidson County and partly in Pegram, Cheatham County. The developers also sold dirt ...


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    Founders Hall - Athens State University

    Athens, Alabama

    47.7 miles from Summertown, TN

    According to legend, a female student was killed while she was trying to sneak out after curfew. They were holding candles, and her hair caught fire. It is to her that witnesses attribute the sound of footsteps, lights that turn on and off by themselves, cold spots, and a phantom ...


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    McCandless Hall - Athens State College

    Athens, Alabama

    47.7 miles from Summertown, TN

    Reportedly haunted by the ghost of a young singer who died on the night of her greatest triumph. Having promised her adoring audience she would return, she was killed in an accident on the way. Shortly thereafter, sightings of a young woman in white roaming the hall began ...


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    Athens Limestone County Courthouse

    Athens, Alabama

    47.7 miles from Summertown, TN

    The third floor of this historic courthouse formerly housed a row of cells, dating back to the early twentieth century. This floor is allegedly haunted by an inmate who hanged himself in one of the cells, where visitors have reported feeling a sad presence. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Robert M. Guillot University Center

    Florence, Alabama

    47.9 miles from Summertown, TN

    Reportedly haunted by the ghost of a woman who hanged herself back in the day when the Center was a teaching college. Supposedly you can still hear what sounds like the body swaying on the second floor.


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    Wesleyan Hall - University of North Alabama

    Florence, Alabama

    47.9 miles from Summertown, TN

    This building, constructed in 1856, has a rich and interesting history. During the Civil War it was occupied by both Confederate and Union troops at different times. During the Confederate occupation General John Bell resided there and during the Union occupation, General Sherman himself stayed at Wesleyan. The ...


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    University of North Alabama - Romeo and Juliet statues

    Florence, Alabama

    48 miles from Summertown, TN

    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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    Pope's Tavern Museum

    Florence, Alabama

    48.1 miles from Summertown, TN


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    Pope’s Tavern

    Florence, Alabama

    48.1 miles from Summertown, TN

    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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    Off Campus Book Store - University of North Alabama

    Florence, Alabama

    48.2 miles from Summertown, TN

    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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    Norton Auditorium - University of North Alabama

    Florence, Alabama

    48.2 miles from Summertown, TN

    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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    Winston House

    Tuscumbia, Alabama

    52.9 miles from Summertown, TN

    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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    Walking Horse Hotel

    Wartrace, Tennessee

    55.4 miles from Summertown, TN

    At this very spot, the Union soldiers released many Confederate prisoners at the end of the Civil War, many of whom were very sick and malnourished and died in the hotel. To make matters worse, in the 1970s a Vietnam vet had a flashback and shot 4 hotel guests to ...


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    Tennessee State Prison

    Nashville, Tennessee

    57 miles from Summertown, TN

    This 1898 prison, which was closed in 1992, has been used for the setting of many films, including "The Green Mile" and "Ernest Goes to Jail." After its many fires, prison breaks and riots, the prison may well be a spot for paranormal activity. Folks have reported unexplained sounds, voices ...


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    Belle Mont Mansion

    Tuscumbia, Alabama

    57 miles from Summertown, TN

    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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    Stones River National Battlefield

    Murfreesboro, Tennessee

    57.9 miles from Summertown, TN

    The Civil War Battle of Stones River was fought from late December 1862 until January 2, 1863. The Stones River National Battlefield includes the Stones River National Cemetery and Stop No. 4, the “Slaughter Pen,” where Union General Phil Sheridan did his best to hold back the Confederates in a ...


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    Union Station Hotel

    Nashville, Tennessee

    58 miles from Summertown, TN

    There are many rumors regarding the hauntings of the Union Station. Some claim that a train derailment and the subsequent deaths have caused ghosts to linger at what was their last boarding stop. Others tell of a spooky woman seen jumping from the building to her death, and ...


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    Ryman Auditorium - Grand Ole Opry House

    Nashville, Tennessee

    58.4 miles from Summertown, TN

    Originally built in 1892 as the Union Gospel Tabernacle, this well-known home of country music is said to be haunted by the ghost of Hank Williams, Sr. His voice has been heard singing his songs. The apparition of a Confederate soldier also has been reported here, as well as footsteps ...


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    Tennessee State Capitol

    Nashville, Tennessee

    58.5 miles from Summertown, TN

    Legend has it that at State Capitol, you may still hear the phantom arguing of two rivals who were both buried in a vault here. Architect William Strickland and Samuel Morgan, head of the Capitol Commission, although they were both respected men, did not get along. Their ghostly arguing continues ...


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    Sam Davis Home

    Smyrna, Tennessee

    59.6 miles from Summertown, TN

    The Sam Davis Home, now a house museum, was built around 1810 but was restored completely in 1850. Sam Davis himself lived here until 1860 and in 1863 he was hanged by the Union Army as a spy. Apparitions of a young man, believed to be Sam Davis' brother Oscar, ...


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    Shelton Park

    Madison, Alabama

    59.9 miles from Summertown, TN

    Locals tell a tale of playground sounds that can be heard at night: children laughing, playing and having fun. However, they say eventually the happy noises turn to unhappy ones, as if the children are screaming for their lives.


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    Shiloh National Military Park

    Shiloh, Tennessee

    60.6 miles from Summertown, TN

    The 1862 Battle of Shiloh meant death for thousands of soldiers, several of whom are rumored to still haunt the battlefield. Many tales and legends surround the battlefield, and visitors may see apparitions and hear phantom gunshots, drumming, footsteps, and voices. The nearby pond is said to occasionally turn red, ...


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    Congress Inn

    Nashville, Tennessee

    62.5 miles from Summertown, TN

    In 1987, a guest awoke from sleeping on his stomach to find that someone was sitting on his backside, so he was unable to turn over. After asking around, he learned that the inn had been used as a Civil War hospital, and it is said that the death toll ...


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    Old Dallas Mill Site

    Huntsville, Alabama

    63.1 miles from Summertown, TN

    Although the spot where the Dallas Mill was is now open field, legend has it was once haunted by a man who died while working there.


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    Two Rivers Mansion and Golf Course

    Nashville, Tennessee

    63.1 miles from Summertown, TN

    People have reported seeing apparitions in the mansion and having items moved around the building. The lights turn on and off at night. People report seeing strange lights from across the golf course moving around the house. Disembodied footsteps and strange laughter are heard on the fairways of the golf ...


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    Gaylord Opryland Resort

    Nashville, Tennessee

    63.9 miles from Summertown, TN

    This famed resort is said to be haunted by The Black Lady, who has been seen all over the hotel. As her nickname suggests, the appparition is dressed all in black. She is a young woman in antebellum-style clothing, and wears a long black veil over her face. She is ...


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    Maple Hill Cemetery

    Huntsville, Alabama

    64 miles from Summertown, TN

    It is said that in one of the crypts stands an antique rocking chair, a favorite possession of a lady who was buried in her family crypt. Folks say that when you stand outside the crypt, you can hear the rocking chair rocking.


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    Dead Children's Playground - Maple Hill Cemetery

    Huntsville, Alabama

    64.4 miles from Summertown, TN

    At this playground set up near the cemetery, the ghosts of children play and swing on the swingsets. Apparitions have been seen, and captured on film by paranormal society investigations; orbs have been reported as well. The swings sometimes can be seen swinging by themselves, and the sounds of laughter ...


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    Moulton, Alabama

    65.3 miles from Summertown, TN

    The land this was built on was at one time a cemetery. Allegedly there is a photo that shows a ghost in it.


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    Cedarhurst Mansion

    Huntsville, Alabama

    65.6 miles from Summertown, TN

    The Cedarhurst Mansion Estate was originally built in 1823 by Stephen Ewing. While visiting the house, a relative, Sally Carter, died of a short illness at the mansion in 1837. The first reports of a haunting was around 1919 after a teenage boy who slept at the house had a ...


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    The Hermitage

    Nashville, Tennessee

    66.7 miles from Summertown, TN

    Settled by Nathaniel Hays in 1780, Hays sold the farm to Andrew Jackson in 1804 for $3,400. Jackson built the Federal-style, two-story brick home around 1820. He came back here after his U.S. presidency term ended in 1837, and died here June 8, 1845. The property fell into disrepair until ...


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    Frat House - Heritage Bible College

    Huntsville, Alabama

    67.2 miles from Summertown, TN

    At the WHBC frat house, they say former Youth Minister Anthony Stephens' spirit walks through the house later at night. He may flush the toilet as well. The spirits of his brethren Robert Ekisbus and Adam Cooper are said to follow Stephens' spirit around, mysteriously making a noise reported to ...


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    Kent Robertson Park

    Huntsville, Alabama

    67.9 miles from Summertown, TN

    The ghost of a boy who died there is said to haunt the park.


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    Cry Baby Hollow Bridge

    Hartselle, Alabama

    68.6 miles from Summertown, TN

    Various urban legends have arisen around the claims that Cry Baby Hollow and the bridge going across it are haunted. A baby is said to have died there, either from murder, a car accident, a wagon accident from pioneer days, or variations on the theme. People claim to ...


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    Historic Tower House Inn

    Manchester, Tennessee

    68.8 miles from Summertown, TN

    The spirits that live here are said to be former owner John P. Adams, his wife May and his son, Marion. John's apparition has been seen in the parlor and Civil War museum area, and Marion is seen in the children's room upstairs. The hauntings have been mentioned in several ...


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    Abandoned Butcher's Shop

    Russellville, Alabama

    71.5 miles from Summertown, TN

    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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    Palestine Church

    Yuma, Tennessee

    71.7 miles from Summertown, TN

    The building is surrounded by a cemetery that dates back to the early 1800's, and the church and cemetery have been abandoned for years. There have been many reports of hauntings here, including shuffling footsteps when no one is around, voices talking, screams and doors opening and closing by themselves. ...


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    Resthaven Memorial Gardens

    Clarksville, Tennessee

    73.7 miles from Summertown, TN

    Behind the cemetery, reports say, is a house that was once the home of a slave owner. Rumor has it that one of his slaves forced himself upon his daughter and got her pregnant, and the master killed the slave. The slave's ghost is said to roam the house looking ...


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    Hell's Gates

    Huntsville, Alabama

    75.1 miles from Summertown, TN

    Alabama is fond of getting into Hell it seems. Not only is there a Hell's Gates bridge, but there's also this place in Huntsville, which is also called Hell's Gates, which in reality, appears to be nothing more than a set of gates blocking a private driveway to some rich ...


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    Austin Peay State University

    Clarksville, Tennessee

    76.1 miles from Summertown, TN

    Austin Peay State University's Trahern Theater is said to be haunted by Margaret, a ghost who haunts the third floor and the stage. Margaret is said to tinker with elevators and electricity, lock doors, bang on lockers and call the names of students.


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