Georgia March 15, 2016
10 Truly Terrifying Ghost Stories That Prove Savannah Is The Most Haunted City In Georgia
Besides being one of the most beautiful and historically rich cities in the country, Savannah is also pretty dang haunted. That’s right, folks. Our beloved city has some skeletons in her closet, so to speak. There are plenty of different ghost tours that you can take while visiting Savannah; tours that explain why certain areas of the city are haunted. But instead of spending time and money on those, why not let us take you on a virtual tour and save you the hassle. Check out these truly haunted spots in Savannah, which easily prove it’s the most haunted city in Georgia:
1. Colonial Park Cemetery—201 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401
Established in 1750, the Colonial Park Cemetery has been a prime spot for local Savannah haunted history. The most famous ghost story to come out of the cemetery is the story of Rene Rondolier. Rene’s ghost is reported seen walking through the cemetery, or hanging from the ‘Hanging Tree’. It was reported that Rene murdered two young girls inside of the cemetery, to which a mob soon after caught him and lynched him on the spot.
2. The Old Pink House—23 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401
This may be one of the most popular haunted hangs in all of Savannah, along with being one of the top restaurants in the city as well. One of the more famed stories from this house is that the previous owner killed himself inside, and that it's he who haunts visitors so freely.
3. 432 Abercorn Street, Savannah, Georgia 31401
There are many ghost stories surrounding this famous house in Savannah. The Church of Satan inhabiting, the builder of the home killing his daughter and even a triple homicide. But the truth is, the house is built on old burial grounds and has some dang spooky energy attached to it.
4. The Kehoe House—123 Habersham St, Savannah, GA 31401
Both the guests and staff of this hotel have been privy to ghost hauntings and sightings. In fact, quite a few guests have even awoken in the middle of the night to find a ghost looming at the end of their bed.
5. The Davenport House—324 E State St, Savannah, GA 31401
Two different ghost stories tend to surround The Davenport House. One involves the spirit of a ghost cat, who roams the halls and can be seen running from one room to the next. The next story involves a little girl seen playing in the attic. Many guests have spotted the girl, but when employees have checked, nobody was there.
6. The Marshall House Hotel—123 E Broughton St, Savannah, GA 31401
The Marshall House Hotel is known as Savannah's most haunted Hotel. Why? Because the hotel was once used as a Civil War hospital specifically around the time General Sherman captured Savannah. It is well known that that amputations were performed, as evidenced by the limbs found buried under the floorboards. The spirits of the dead Civil War soldiers can still be heard moaning, or so guests have claimed.
7. Wright Square, Savannah, Georgia
In the early establishment of Savannah, Wright Square was not an enjoyable place to be. In fact, is was where the gallows were located in the city. Many men and women who were sentenced to death lost their lives in this square, and it is said their spirits still remain.
8. 17Hundred90 Inn—307 E President St Savannah, GA 31401
This famed inn is said to be the haunting place for two ghosts—Anne who lives in Room 204, and the former cook who was involved in witchcraft and voodoo.
9. The Andrew Low House—329 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401
Many of the staff at The Andrew Low House have said to have encounters with ghosts while working. These encounters involve sightings of an old man dressed in a suit and hat, phantom smells, shadowy figures, and things moving on their own.
10. Fort McAllister—3894 Fort McAllister Rd, Richmond Hill, GA 31324
Fort McAllister is said to have been haunted ever since the Civil War battle over Savannah. Visitors to the battlefield, along with people who work there, have reported seeing ghosts dressed in Civil War regalia, moaning over their wounds.
Have you been to any of these locations in Savannah? How about any other haunted spots in the city? We want to hear from you! Share your stories of any particularly terrifying experiences in this haunted city.