Haunted Places in Vanleer, Tennessee



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    Austin Peay State University

    Clarksville, Tennessee

    21.3 miles from Vanleer, 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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    Resthaven Memorial Gardens

    Clarksville, Tennessee

    21.5 miles from Vanleer, 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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    Pegram Family Cemetery Location

    Pegram, Tennessee

    25 miles from Vanleer, 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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    Loretta Lynn Ranch

    Vanleer, Tennessee

    25.2 miles from Vanleer, 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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    Bellwood Mansion

    Indian Mound, Tennessee

    26.2 miles from Vanleer, TN

    Bellwood Mansion is reportedly an abandoned mansion in the middle of the woods, and it's a magnet for local legends about ghost sightings and witchcraft.


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    Bell Witch Cave

    Adams, Tennessee

    32.5 miles from Vanleer, TN

    The famous legend of the Bell Witch has been written about for over a century. Many movies and stories have been based on this legend as well. Some say this story of the Bell family being haunted by a poltergeist or witch is unsubstantiated and a hoax. Other reports say ...


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    Tennessee State Prison

    Nashville, Tennessee

    32.6 miles from Vanleer, 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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    Tennessee State Capitol

    Nashville, Tennessee

    37.1 miles from Vanleer, 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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    Union Station Hotel

    Nashville, Tennessee

    37.1 miles from Vanleer, 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

    37.4 miles from Vanleer, 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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    Congress Inn

    Nashville, Tennessee

    38 miles from Vanleer, 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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    Carter House

    Franklin, Tennessee

    38.6 miles from Vanleer, 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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    Carnton Mansion

    Franklin, Tennessee

    39.9 miles from Vanleer, 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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    Gaylord Opryland Resort

    Nashville, Tennessee

    41.9 miles from Vanleer, 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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    Two Rivers Mansion and Golf Course

    Nashville, Tennessee

    42.8 miles from Vanleer, 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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    The Hermitage

    Nashville, Tennessee

    46.3 miles from Vanleer, 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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    Fairvue - Isaac Franklin Plantation

    Gallatin, Tennessee

    53.5 miles from Vanleer, TN

    The historic Isaac Franklin Plantation, also called Fairvue, was built in 1832. Isaac Franklin was a successful slave trader who sold approximately 1,200 enslaved people into the Southwest region, earning almost $1,000,000 in his lifetime. After changing hands several times over the years, the site was designated a National Historic ...


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    Sam Davis Home

    Smyrna, Tennessee

    55.4 miles from Vanleer, 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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    Oliver's Restaurant - Grayfeather Grill

    Gallatin, Tennessee

    56.5 miles from Vanleer, TN

    It has had many names, including Loco Lupe's, Oliver's Restaurant, Grecian's and Grayfeather Grill. The 1800s building that houses the eatery was once the county jail, and it is rumored to be haunted. Witnesses have heard voices, knocking, footsteps on the stairs and slamming doors late at night, and toilets ...


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    Stones River National Battlefield

    Murfreesboro, Tennessee

    61.7 miles from Vanleer, 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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    Cragfont

    Castalian Springs, Tennessee

    62.5 miles from Vanleer, TN

    Brothers James and George Winchester built the first Cragfont, a log cabin, in 1785. George was killed by Indians in 1794, and James and his wife Susan went on to build the upscale manor house Cragfont, finished in 1802. The historic mansion has been restored and is open to the ...


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    Bear Creek Church

    Culleoka, Tennessee

    63 miles from Vanleer, TN


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    Octagon Hall

    Franklin, Kentucky

    63.2 miles from Vanleer, TN

    The historic Octagon Hall was completed in 1859, and is rumored to be haunted. In the 1860s it is said that a young girl burned to death in the basement kitchen, and local stories tell that during a 2003 Halloween ghost tour, the fireplace kettle, which hangs from a moveable ...


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    Palestine Church

    Yuma, Tennessee

    63.4 miles from Vanleer, 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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    Clifton Public Library

    Clifton, Tennessee

    66.1 miles from Vanleer, 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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    Happy Hollow Rd

    Benton, Kentucky

    67.9 miles from Vanleer, TN

    Supposedly Happy Hollow Rd here in Marshall County Ky is haunted by a girl who died this road. If you were to put your car in neutral & let it roll downhill you will see this girls hand prints on your windshield and feel her pushing your car back & ...


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    107-1/2 East Main Cross

    Greenville, Kentucky

    68.4 miles from Vanleer, TN

    The location is believed to have been a hospital in the 1800's. Currently it is a restaurant with apartments above. Before that it was a law office. Family just moved there and have seen a man on many occasions walking through the apartment. Strange noises, etc. ...


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    Lick Creek Cemetery

    Dawson Springs, Kentucky

    71.2 miles from Vanleer, TN

    At the small Lick Creek Cemetery, visitors have reported apparitions, glowing eyes, and objects that fade in and out of sight.


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    Grapevine Cemetery

    Madisonville, Kentucky

    73.4 miles from Vanleer, TN

    Grapevine Cemetery reportedly has a statue of an angel that cries blood and a ghost of a young man who committed suicide in after his girlfriend left. Witnesses say if he hears a love song playing from your car, he will scream.


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    Western Kentucky University

    Bowling Green, Kentucky

    75.7 miles from Vanleer, TN

    Western Kentucky University is rumored to have many haunts in many different buildings: Academic Complex - Formerly a hospital and now classrooms, medical facilities and TV and radio stations, the complex workers have heard strange sounds, seen apparitions out of the corners of their eyes, and saw a CD player ...


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    Walking Horse Hotel

    Wartrace, Tennessee

    79 miles from Vanleer, 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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    Wynn Cemetery

    Clay, Kentucky

    83.1 miles from Vanleer, TN

    According to local legend, two witches were buried in above-ground graves at Wynn Cemetery, and there are three trees here from which accused witches were hanged. Visitors have reported strange happenings on the anniversaries of their deaths and sudden temperature changes. Some witnesses have reported seeing a black apparition here ...


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    Bee Springs Church and Cemetery

    Dellrose, Tennessee

    83.7 miles from Vanleer, TN


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    C. C. Cohen Building

    Paducah, Kentucky

    86.9 miles from Vanleer, TN

    C.C. Cohen's restaurant closed around 2010, and is now reported to be called Shandies. The place is rumored to be haunted by the ghost of Stella Cohen Peine, the last member of the Cohen family, who died in her apartment upstairs. Chairs move by themselves, salt and pepper shakers fall ...


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    Baker Hollow Road Cemetery

    Marion, Kentucky

    89.6 miles from Vanleer, TN

    Witnesses say Baker Hollow Road Cemetery disappears and reappears in different locations, so it is hard to find. They also describe overwhelming feelings of grief, music playing, laughter, screams, and the sound of something unseen trying to get into your car. Apparitions of soldiers, a ghost dog, and men hanging ...


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    Shiloh National Military Park

    Shiloh, Tennessee

    89.8 miles from Vanleer, 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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    Historic Tower House Inn

    Manchester, Tennessee

    91.8 miles from Vanleer, 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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    Cave-in-Rock State Park

    Cave-In-Rock, Illinois

    93.9 miles from Vanleer, TN

    The ghost story here starts with Samuel Mason, a robber who established a gambling tavern here around 1800. He attracted customers with alchohol, prostitutes and gambling, then robbed and sometimes killed them. Although now the site is known for its natural features, some witnesses have reported hearing moans and cries ...


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    Jazz Man - Second Creek Bridge

    Rogersville, Alabama

    96.2 miles from Vanleer, 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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    The Grand Rose Hotel

    Elizabethtown, Illinois

    96.2 miles from Vanleer, TN

    At this 1812 establishment with a view of the Ohio River, former owner Sarah Rose is said to linger beyond the grave. Her apparition has been seen walking in the second-floor hallways as well as climbing the stairs. Folks also have reported hearing a disembodied female voice and finding that ...


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    Riverview Mansion Hotel

    Golconda, Illinois

    97 miles from Vanleer, TN

    Now known as The Levee Lounge & Historic Riverview Mansion, the hotel is haunted by Miss Lucy Morse, wife of a former county bank president. Since the 1920's, her friendly spirit has been encountered on several occasions by guests and staff. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Forks of Cypress

    Florence, Alabama

    97.3 miles from Vanleer, 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

    97.5 miles from Vanleer, 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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    Sweetwater Plantation

    Florence, Alabama

    98.1 miles from Vanleer, 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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    Mammoth Cave National Park

    Mammoth Cave, Kentucky

    99.3 miles from Vanleer, TN

    Around 4,000 years ago, it is believed that prehistoric Native Americans mined these cave walls for its minerals and buried their dead inside the cave. In the 1800s, Dr. Frank Gorin (or, some reports say, Dr. John Croghan) established a colony for tuberculosis patients in the cave, believing the cave ...


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    Robert M. Guillot University Center

    Florence, Alabama

    99.3 miles from Vanleer, 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

    99.4 miles from Vanleer, 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

    99.4 miles from Vanleer, 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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    Norton Auditorium - University of North Alabama

    Florence, Alabama

    99.6 miles from Vanleer, 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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    Pope's Tavern Museum

    Florence, Alabama

    99.7 miles from Vanleer, TN


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