7 Truly Terrifying Ghost Stories That Prove Natchez Is The Most Haunted City In Mississippi
When seeking haunted places in Mississippi, Natchez is a good place to start. Between being one of the oldest cities in the state and having hundreds of structures on the National Register of Historic Places, it should come as no surprise that Natchez is filled with spooky places. In fact, the city has been dubbed one of the most haunted places in Mississippi, as it’s brimming with purportedly haunted locales and resident ghosts – and a Natchez ghost tour is the perfect way to explore the city’s most notorious spots. Here are seven creepy ghost stories you’ll likely learn about when embarking on ghost tours in Natchez.
Ready to embark on a Natchez ghost tour? Daily Natchez haunted tours are offered by the company Downtown Karla Brown. During the tour, you’ll get to explore some of Natchez’s most haunted locales, including several antebellum homes. To learn more, visit the Downtown Karla Brown website.
So, have you ever been on a Natchez ghost tour? Know of any other haunted places in Mississippi? Tell us!
Of course, Natchez ghost tours aren’t the only reason to visit the riverfront town. There’s so much to see and do in Natchez. In fact, it’s been dubbed one of the best small towns in America.
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What are the creepiest cemeteries in Mississippi?
Mississippi’s haunted locales aren’t limited to Natchez. There are spooky spots throughout the state including haunted cemeteries. One graveyard with a notorious reputation is Glenwood Cemetery in Yazoo City. Not just one of the state’s creepiest cemeteries, it’s been dubbed the second spookiest cemetery in the nation by the Huffington Post. Definitely deserving of the recognition, the graveyard is said to be haunted by a witch, who vowed to get revenge on Yazoo City prior to her death centuries ago. The cemetery at Chapel of the Cross in Madison is also among the state’s most notoriously haunted locales. According to legend, the graveyard is haunted by Helen Johnstone, who lost her fiancé, Henry Grey Vick, just days before their wedding. Visitors have reported seeing Helen, still in her wedding dress, adoringly watching over Henry’s grave.
Are there any urban legends in Mississippi?
Just like any other state, Mississippi has its fair share of urban legends. One of the creepiest is definitely the legend of the Three-Legged Lady. Over the years, there have been countless accounts of Three-Legged Lady and her penchant for terrorizing drivers along Nash Road near Columbus. It’s said that motorists who want to get a peek at the Three-Legged Lady should stop on Nash Road, turn off the headlights, and honk three times – at which point, the Three-Legged Lady knocks on the roof of the car and then races the driver to the end of the road, hitting the car with her body throughout the entire ordeal. As for why the woman has three legs, there are several theories. Learn more by checking out our feature on this notorious Mississippi urban legend.