Alabama January 06, 2020
Not Many People Realize These 8 Little Known Haunted Places In Alabama Exist
Alabama is home to a variety of haunted places. While some of these places are very well known, others aren’t. Listed below are eight of Alabama’s little known haunted places, including a state highway with a very creepy past.
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1. Adams Grove Presbyterian Church - Sardis
Adams Grove Presbyterian Church, which was built in 1853, is a small historic church that's located off the beaten path. It no longer holds services, but it's believed to be haunted by a man with fiery red eyes. The ghost of a Confederate soldier has also been spotted wandering the property. For more information about this haunted church, click
2. Boyington Oak - Mobile
Mobile's Church Street Graveyard is best known for the oak tree that's growing outside the cemetery wall. This tree is known as the Boyington Oak because it's believed to be haunted by Charles R.S. Boyington. In 1835, Mr. Boyington was wrongfully accused of murder. He was later hanged by the neck and buried in the city's Church Street Graveyard. For more information about this haunted tree, click
3. Sweetwater Mansion - Florence
Many years ago, Sweetwater Mansion belonged to Robert Patton, a former Alabama governor. Since then, several ghosts have been spotted throughout the mansion, one of which belongs to Governor Patton's son. A&E's Paranormal State featured this historic mansion on an episode in April 2011.
4. Hell's Gate Bridge - Oxford
Hell's Gate Bridge is believed to be Alabama's most haunted bridge. Supposedly, during the 1950s, a couple's car drove off the bridge and into the water below. It's been said that if you bring your car to a halt on the bridge and turn off your lights, a member of the couple will enter your car and leave behind a wet spot on the seat. For more information about this haunted bridge, click
5. Highway 5 - Lynn
Highway 5 in Lynn is believed to be haunted by the ghost of a teenage girl who was walking home alone from prom following an argument with her boyfriend. She was struck by an 18-wheeler, and the driver quickly left the scene. Since then, her ghost has haunted Highway 5 in the Lynn area looking for the driver that hit her. She's even been known to climb onto the side of trucks looking for her killer. For more information about this haunted highway, click
6. Harrison Cemetery - Kinston
Harrison Cemetery is one of Alabama's spookiest cemeteries. It's most famous gravestone belongs to Grancer Harrison, a wealthy cotton farmer who loved to dance. Many people have reported the sounds of clogging and fiddle playing while walking past his gravestone. For more information about this haunted cemetery, click
7. Sturdivant Hall - Selma
Sturdivant Hall, which is currently operated as a museum, has had many ghostly occurrences take place inside. For example, several visitors have reported rocking chairs and doors moving on their own. The ghosts of two little girls standing in an upstairs window have also been spotted. It's believed the mansion's former owner, John Parkman, and his two daughters are responsible for haunting Sturdivant Hall.
8. Indian Shell Mound Park - Dauphin Island
Indian Shell Mound Park is home to an ancient Indian archaeological site. According to several visitors, if you wander the grounds of this park during the late night hours, you'll likely see a woman dancing. You might even hear native music playing throughout the park.
Were you already familiar with any of these eight haunted places in Alabama? If so, let us know in the comments below.
One of Alabama’s creepiest small towns is Hayden. To learn all about this town’s haunted past, be sure to take a look at the following article:
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