Georgia Urban Legends, Myths & Folklore: Not Your Average Bucket List Season 2

Georgia is one of the oldest states in the country, and with that age comes tons of history. History that sometimes can lead to some incredible Georgia folklore and legends. In our second season of Not Your Average Bucket List, we’re covering all things haunted and creepy throughout the United States, and in this episode, we head down south to Georgia. Our premiere episode for the podcast takes us through Savannah, one of the most haunted cities in the country. We talk about the 17Hundred90 Inn, a place that has been declared by many as one of the most haunted inns in Savannah. Then afterward, we take a trip back in time to the early days of Lake Lanier. How did Lake Lanier become one of the most talked about underwater ghost towns? Have you ever wondered why this lake had been dubbed cursed? Check out some of the best Georgia urban legends this state has to offer.

17Hundred90 Inn – Savannah, Georgia


To start, we head down to Savannah, Georgia, to find out the truth behind the 17hundred90 Inn ghost story. Is there really a 17hundred90 haunted room 204? What’s the truth behind Anna Powers, and how did she die? Is the 17hundred90 inn history really as terrifying as it seems?

Lake Lanier – Georgia


After this adventure in Savannah, we head over to Lake Lanier to find out – why is Lake Lanier so dangerous? Over the years, there have been numerous Lake Lanier deaths, which some people have tied to the Lake Lanier town underwater and the cursing of the lake. In this podcast episode, we talk about the Lake Lanier haunted history and how this underwater ghost town came to be.


Georgia Urban Legend Questions We’ll Cover


  • What is the 17hundred90 Inn history?
  • The biggest 17hundred90 Inn ghost story.
  • 17hundred90 Inn haunted room – is Anna Powers still there?
  • Why is Lake Lanier so dangerous?
  • Is there really a Lake Lanier town underwater?


Are you ready to tune into the episode? Listen now on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.

Or, if you want to watch the podcast and meet your hosts, check out our YouTube video here:

Get In Touch!

If you have personal experiences with any of the Georgia myths mentioned above, call or text 805-298-1420! We’d love to hear your thoughts on these creepy, potentially haunted places and maybe even share your clip on the show! You can also reach out to us via email at

OnlyInYourState may earn compensation through affiliate links in this article.