Haunted Places in Waynesboro, Georgia



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    Birdsville Plantation

    Millen, Georgia

    15.4 miles from Waynesboro, 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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    Redcliffe Plantation

    Beech Island, South Carolina

    24.2 miles from Waynesboro, 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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    The Partridge Inn

    Augusta, Georgia

    26.6 miles from Waynesboro, 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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    Augusta State University

    Augusta, Georgia

    26.6 miles from Waynesboro, 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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    Haunted Pillar

    Augusta, Georgia

    26.7 miles from Waynesboro, 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

    27.3 miles from Waynesboro, 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

    28.4 miles from Waynesboro, 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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    Graniteville Cemetery

    Graniteville, South Carolina

    35.5 miles from Waynesboro, 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

    36.5 miles from Waynesboro, 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

    36.7 miles from Waynesboro, 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

    37.5 miles from Waynesboro, 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

    61.2 miles from Waynesboro, 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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    Toomsboro Historic Hotel

    McIntyre, Georgia

    64.3 miles from Waynesboro, 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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    Tate House

    Milledgeville, Georgia

    70 miles from Waynesboro, 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

    70.4 miles from Waynesboro, 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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    Ninety Six National Historic Site

    Ninety Six, South Carolina

    73 miles from Waynesboro, GA

    Ninety Six National Historic Site is a National Park Service operated frontier settlement and Revolutionary War battle site that includes Star Fort, a visitor center, a trail, archaeological digs and restorations. It's rumored to be haunted by a ghost, but folks differ as to who the spirit is, or was. ...


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    Early Hill Plantation

    Greensboro, Georgia

    77.4 miles from Waynesboro, 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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    Abbeville County Museum

    Abbeville, South Carolina

    77.9 miles from Waynesboro, GA

    The historic jail building now serves as the county museum, and dates back to the civil war era. The third floor of the jailhouse is believed to be the most haunted, as the worst prisoners were housed here. Staff claim to have run into a friendly African American prisoner ...


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    Belmont Inn

    Abbeville, South Carolina

    78 miles from Waynesboro, GA

    This historic hotel dates back to the turn of the twentieth century, and served as luxurious railroad accommodation for visitors to the town. Guests staying in the hotel have reported weird occurrences in various rooms of the hotel, including an entity that opens and closes doors. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Abbeville Opera House

    Abbeville, South Carolina

    78 miles from Waynesboro, GA

    Abbeville Opera House is believed to be haunted by the spirit of a woman. Her apparition has been seen applauding in the balcony, wearing a period dress. Now, the theater keeps the seat open for her, should she ever want to return. The lady is believed to be an actress ...


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    Abbeville Welcome Center

    Abbeville, South Carolina

    78 miles from Waynesboro, GA

    This historic building dates back to the 1870's, and was formerly the town bank. The apparition reported here is that of a young boy, who has been seen staring down into the street and has even been known to follow staff throughout the hallways. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Trinity Episcopal Church

    Abbeville, South Carolina

    78 miles from Waynesboro, GA

    This gothic church, dating back to 1842, is believed to be haunted by Elizabeth Marshall, whose husband died during the Second Battle of Manassas in 1862. Visitors to the church have reported seeing the apparition of a woman in an old-fashioned dress walking amongst the pews, while others ...


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    Oakland Hall

    Eatonton, Georgia

    78.4 miles from Waynesboro, 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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    Abbewood Bed and Breakfast Inn

    Abbeville, South Carolina

    78.5 miles from Waynesboro, GA

    This elegant bed and breakfast inn is rumoured to date back to the civil war era, and is supposedly haunted by a soldier who hanged himself in the attic. Guests who have stayed in the inn report feeling cold spots in the attic, and have felt an eerie presence. ...


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    Old Sheldon Church Ruins

    Yemassee, South Carolina

    78.7 miles from Waynesboro, GA

    The Old Sheldon Church was housed in a church built in the mid-1700s. The British burned it in 1779, during the Revolutionary War, but was rebuilt in 1826, only to be burned again in the Civil War. It is said to be haunted by an unknown Pilgrim woman in a ...


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    Rock Presbyterian Church Cemetery

    Greenwood, South Carolina

    79 miles from Waynesboro, GA

    Rock Presbyterian Church Cemetery is an old graveyard where folks say disembodied singing is heard, white mists or figures materialize, and blue spots are said to appear in the house adjacent.


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    Panola Hall

    Eatonton, Georgia

    81.2 miles from Waynesboro, 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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    Bethabara Baptist Church Cemetery

    Cross Hill, South Carolina

    82 miles from Waynesboro, GA

    Bethabara Baptist Church Cemetery is home to the ghost of a Civil War soldier whose marker cross glows about three times per year. The cross also is said to inexplicably change color several times a year.


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    West End Cemetery

    Newberry, South Carolina

    84.4 miles from Waynesboro, GA

    The Bride Of West End is said to haunt West End Cemetery. She's an apparition of a melancholy bride who has been seen sitting in trees, standing near her grave, or walking in the nearby fields. Rumor has it she has been waiting long years for her lover to take ...


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    Longstreet Theatre

    Columbia, South Carolina

    84.5 miles from Waynesboro, GA

    Longstreet Theatre was once a Civil War hospital, and rumor has it that the room that serves as the green room is the former morgue. Cold spots, uneasy feelings, apparitions and strange noises have been reported in the area.


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    University of South Carolina

    Columbia, South Carolina

    84.6 miles from Waynesboro, GA

    The University of South Carolina is said to be haunted by quite a few spirits. The library is said to be visited by former President McKissick, and ghostly soldiers and a spectral woman with long dark hair have been spotted at the DeSaussure College building. The woman is believed to ...


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    Newberry College

    Newberry, South Carolina

    85.6 miles from Waynesboro, GA

    At Newberry College's Keller Hall, a woman committed suicide by jumping from the bell tower during the Civil War era. She was distraught over the death of her boyfriend in the war. Witnesses have heard phantom screams coming from the tower and seen the woman's apparition up there as well. ...


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    Weston House

    Savannah, Georgia

    87.7 miles from Waynesboro, 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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    B and D Burgers

    Savannah, Georgia

    88 miles from Waynesboro, 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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    Moon River Brewing Company

    Savannah, Georgia

    88 miles from Waynesboro, 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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    Telfair Museum of Art

    Savannah, Georgia

    88 miles from Waynesboro, 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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    Churchill's Pub

    Savannah, Georgia

    88 miles from Waynesboro, 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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    Gribble House

    Savannah, Georgia

    88.1 miles from Waynesboro, 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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    Oglethorpe House

    Savannah, Georgia

    88.1 miles from Waynesboro, 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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    River Street Inn

    Savannah, Georgia

    88.1 miles from Waynesboro, GA

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


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    Melonie's Antiques

    Savannah, Georgia

    88.2 miles from Waynesboro, 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 Olde Pink House

    Savannah, Georgia

    88.2 miles from Waynesboro, 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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    Wright Square - The Hanging of Alice Riley

    Savannah, Georgia

    88.2 miles from Waynesboro, 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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    John Wesley Statue - Reynolds Square

    Savannah, Georgia

    88.2 miles from Waynesboro, 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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    East Bay Inn

    Savannah, Georgia

    88.2 miles from Waynesboro, 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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    The Marshall House

    Savannah, Georgia

    88.2 miles from Waynesboro, 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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    Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace - Wayne Gordon House

    Savannah, Georgia

    88.2 miles from Waynesboro, 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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    Foley House Inn

    Savannah, Georgia

    88.2 miles from Waynesboro, 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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    Lucas Theatre

    Savannah, Georgia

    88.2 miles from Waynesboro, 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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    Ballastone Inn

    Savannah, Georgia

    88.2 miles from Waynesboro, 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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