Haunted Places in Watson, Arkansas



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    The Allen House

    Monticello, Arkansas

    35.6 miles from Watson, AR

    This Gothic mansion in Monticello was built in 1900 at the turn of the century, and has many recorded instances of hauntings reported. The main ghost, however, is that of a young woman who haunts the upper and lower floors of the mansion. The ghost roams around the house, often ...


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    Blues Hound Apartments

    Clarksdale, Mississippi

    44.5 miles from Watson, AR

    The historic apartment building was a former hospital, and at least two apparitions have been seen in the apartments. The first is a ghostly black cat, that has been seen jumping from an upstairs window before vanishing. The second is the apparition of a tall man, who has been seen ...


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    Monroe County Courthouse

    Clarendon, Arkansas

    55.2 miles from Watson, AR

    The 1911 courthouse is rumored to be haunted by Ernze Mabel Orr, aka “Mabel.” Mabel and her husband John Orr were a husband and wife comedy- and opera-performing duo and, so the stories tell, John had a bad temper and often would beat Mabel quite badly. Feeling sorry for Mabel, ...


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    Magnolia Hill Bed and Breakfast

    Helena-West Helena, Arkansas

    58 miles from Watson, AR

    Magnolia Hill Bed and Breakfast dates to around 1900 and was home to Confederate Captain Charles Moore Sr. Featured on TV's Extreme Ghost Hunters, witnesses and paranormalists have reported unexplained noises, voices, and other eerie phenomena.


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    Crossett Railroad Tracks

    Crossett, Arkansas

    65.3 miles from Watson, AR

    A ghostly swinging light appears to be walking up and down the tracks here. Locals say it is the spirit of a man who was hit by the train and was decapitated. His ghost is searching for his head. It is said that folks who are standing on the tracks ...


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    Old Redfield Road

    Sheridan, Arkansas

    67.9 miles from Watson, AR

    Old Redfield Road is said to be extremely active with the spirit set. Witnesses have reported apparitions wandering along the road and in the cemetery and electrical items such as flashlights and radios going dead. One visitor reported that as they drove past the cemetery, the hood of their car ...


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    Hitchhiker of Highway 365

    Woodson, Arkansas

    69.8 miles from Watson, AR

    Why does a female hitchhiker appear here on stormy nights, asking passersby to drive her home? Legend has it that when the driver arrives at the address she gives, she simply disappears. When the driver goes to the door to ask about the missing girl, the resident will tell them ...


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    Woodson Lateral Road Ghost Lights

    Hensley, Arkansas

    70.6 miles from Watson, AR

    Local legend has it that mysterious ghost lights appear at night and follow cars along Woodson Lateral Road.


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    Ghost Bridge

    Watson, Louisiana

    71.1 miles from Watson, AR

    Allegedly haunted by the ghost of a woman who was killed in a car accident. She presumably roams the bridge looking for her boyfriend who survived the wreck. (I love how people ascribe motivations to ghosts and in the case of female ghost, it's always looking for their lost ...


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    Wolf Bayou Bridge - Mama Lou's Bridge

    North Little Rock, Arkansas

    74 miles from Watson, AR

    The bridge was replaced in 2005, but it was the old one from which local legends arose. Folks say that a woman and her newborn died here when she drove off the bridge. Rumor has it that those who go there at night and shout "Mama Lou, I've got your ...


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  • Haunted Little Rock
    Linda Howell
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    St. Francis County Museum - Rush-Gates House

    Forrest City, Arkansas

    81.5 miles from Watson, AR

    As of 1997, the 1906 Rush-Gates House houses the St. Francis County Museum. Dr. J.O. Rush was a doctor, local historian, and collector of more than 3,700 Native American artifacts. The museum is said to be haunted, and ghost tours are available through local hotels. In addition, private parties can ...


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    The Empress of Little Rock Bed and Breakfast

    Little Rock, Arkansas

    81.8 miles from Watson, AR

    The ghost of a well-dressed man with a homburg hat has been seen on the stairs and in other rooms of the historic home. The ghost of a large woman, dressed in pink, who stands outside guests rooms. The apparition of an old sea captain has been seen in other ...


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    Old Arsenal Building

    Little Rock, Arkansas

    81.9 miles from Watson, AR

    Reported sightings of ghosts on the staircase and in the basement of this historic building. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Cathedral Park Apartments

    Little Rock, Arkansas

    82.1 miles from Watson, AR

    Originally built as a cathedal and now an apartment complex, the Cathedral Park Apartments are rumored to be haunted. Witnesses have reported seeing a column of smoke that appeared out of nowhere.


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    Mount Holly Cemetery

    Little Rock, Arkansas

    82.4 miles from Watson, AR

    The spirits of Confederate soldiers and native American Indians have been reported in the cemetery at night. Tombstones often move around the graveyard by themselves, and the ghostly noise of a flute playing has been heard in the early hours of morning. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Capital Hotel

    Little Rock, Arkansas

    82.6 miles from Watson, AR

    The ghost of a labourer may haunt the building, as well as the apparition of a young woman who fell to her death. She often appears in guests rooms, or moves around luggage. Wails and screaming have also been reported in various parts of the building. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Old State House

    Little Rock, Arkansas

    82.7 miles from Watson, AR

    Although the museum denies the existence of a ghost here, rumor has it that it is haunted by the spirit of former Speaker of the House John Wilson. His ghost has been seen here by many, wearing a period frock-coat. Others have reported cold spots or the feeling of a ...


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    Vino's Brewpub

    Little Rock, Arkansas

    82.8 miles from Watson, AR

    Vino's Pizza and Brew Pub is an eatery rumored to be haunted by an unknown entity. Witnesses have heard strange voices and other noises and felt cold spots; chairs that were stacked at night have been unstacked when the employees returned the next morning.


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    Baker House Bed and Breakfast

    North Little Rock, Arkansas

    83 miles from Watson, AR

    Built some time between 1916 and 1917, this historic bed and breakfast is haunted by several ghosts associated with the building's past. Cold spots, doors opening and closing and the sound of ghostly children playing are just some of the phenomena reported here, along with a woman in white ...


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    Grenada Masonic Temple

    Grenada, Mississippi

    83.8 miles from Watson, AR

    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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  • Haunted Jonesboro
    Edward L. Underwood
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    Pickthorne Lake

    Jacksonville, Arkansas

    84.3 miles from Watson, AR

    Locals claim the ghost of a man with a lantern haunts the lakeside.


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    Bauxite Historical Association Museum

    Bauxite, Arkansas

    84.9 miles from Watson, AR

    This historic 1927 building, now a museum of artifacts from the town's mining days, is reported to be haunted. Witnesses have heard disembodied footsteps, and one employee reported that one night when she was leaving work, she felt a ghost jump onto her back as if it didn't want her ...


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    Rialto Theatre Music Hall

    El Dorado, Arkansas

    93.8 miles from Watson, AR

    The 1929 theater closed in 1980, then was restored and opened again in 1987 to show movies. It closed again in the early 2000s and now has been opened again, and presents musical performances. The historic building has its share of haunts. Employees say they've heard footsteps, seen apparitions, and ...


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    Evergreen Cemetery

    Judsonia, Arkansas

    98 miles from Watson, AR

    It is said that those who go to the cemetery at night and stand underneath the large statue of an angel will find that she is looking right at them, and her eyes may light up red.


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    Shady Grove Cemetery

    Bald Knob, Arkansas

    99.9 miles from Watson, AR

    One report says that crickets and grasshoppers refuse to set foot in the Shady Grove Cemetery, and ghost children will put their handprints on cars if you flash your headlights three times.


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    Shady Grove Cemetery

    Bald Knob, Arkansas

    99.9 miles from Watson, AR

    One report says that crickets and grasshoppers refuse to set foot in the Shady Grove Cemetery, and ghost children will put their handprints on cars if you flash your headlights three times.


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    Holly Ridge Railroad Tracks

    Rayville, Louisiana

    100.9 miles from Watson, AR

    Nothing of any repute can be found regarding the alleged haunting of the Holly Ridge railroad tracks. Just a bunch of barely literate nonsense on other ghost sites. But supposedly it is haunted by " red light" that appears along the tracks.


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    National Ornamental Metal Museum

    Memphis, Tennessee

    108.3 miles from Watson, AR

    Housing a large collection of contemporary metalwork, the National Ornamental Metal Museum has roughly 3000 items on permanent display, not counting traveling exhibitions. Its four buildings were once a Marine hospital in the late 1800s and then a Civil War hospital, consisting of a nurse’s quarters, a doctor’s quarters, soldiers’ ...


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    Earnestine and Hazel's Bar

    Memphis, Tennessee

    109.3 miles from Watson, AR

    Earnestine and Hazel's Bar is rumored to have more than liquid spirits. Folks have reported apparitions on stairwells and in dark corners, and the jukebox always seems to play the song that best fits the situation, all by itself.


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    Old Bigelow Gym

    Bigelow, Arkansas

    109.4 miles from Watson, AR

    Down the road from the Bigelow High School, there is an old recreational gym there. If you go into the attic of the old gym, you can here the screams of a young boy who died there a long time ago. There is also the sound of a piano being ...


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  • Picture Yourself Ghost Hunting
    Christopher Balzano
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    Orpheum Theatre

    Memphis, Tennessee

    109.9 miles from Watson, AR

    Built in 1928, the still-operation theater is said to be haunted by many ghosts, but the two most well-known are Mary and a masked figure. Mary, age 9, wears a white dress and pigtails, and is said to have died in a car accident in front of the theater. She ...


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    The Inn At Hunt-Phelan

    Memphis, Tennessee

    110.2 miles from Watson, AR

    Built around 1830, this inn is said to be haunted by a servant of the former owners, the Hunts. Before the Hunts fled the house to escape a yellow fever epidemic in 1873, they entrusted their servant, Nathan Wilson, with a chest of gold to pay for the home's upkeep. ...


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    Woodruff-Fontaine House

    Memphis, Tennessee

    110.8 miles from Watson, AR

    This historic 1870s mansion, now a house museum, is said to be haunted by Molly Woodruff. The Rose Room was once her bedroom, and it is said that visitors to her room can feel her presence. It is also reported that a witness once heard her say "My bed doesn't ...


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    Chapel of the Cross

    Madison, Mississippi

    113.2 miles from Watson, AR

    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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    Springfield - Des Arc Bridge

    Watson, Arkansas

    117.9 miles from Watson, AR

    At the Springfield Bridge or Des Arc Bridge, an iron bowstring truss bridge over Cadron Creek, witnesses say they have heard a ghostly baby crying, a girl screaming, and other strange noises.


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    Blackwell Manor

    Bartlett, Tennessee

    120.3 miles from Watson, AR

    This historic mansion is believed to be haunted by the apparition of a former owner, who has been seen roaming the house after dark. He has also been known to slam doors and turn on all the lights in the house. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Stow's Bar

    Ruston, Louisiana

    123.7 miles from Watson, AR

    Although the bar is now closed, it's still open to the ghosts who are reported to haunt this former hospital site.


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    Howard Auditorium

    Ruston, Louisiana

    124.1 miles from Watson, AR

    Supposedly this place is haunted by a ghost and you can tell because sometimes the seats, which are spring loaded will be down, as if someone is sitting in it when there is no one there. And this is not at all due to faulty springs or mechanisms. ...


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    Biomedical Engineering Building

    Ruston, Louisiana

    124.3 miles from Watson, AR

    A former hospital this site is said to be haunted by the ghosts of patients who died.


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