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Alabama's Confirmed Haunted Cemeteries - Ghost Sightings, Apparitions & Paranormal Phenomena Confirmed

What's scarier at night than a graveyard? One that's haunted. Across Alabama, there are numerous cemeteries that are believed to be haunted, where spirits reportedly lurk at night, and refuse to accept their grave as a final resting place. If you're feeling brave, you might want to go on a ghost tour of a local cemetery, where an expert can tell you all about the spirits that have been known to haunt your local graveyards, as well as the haunted history of the location.
 
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  •   Indian Mound Park Danville, AL
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    Indian Mound Park, also known as Indian Shell Mound Park or simply Shell Mound Park, is a bird refuge and park found on Dauphin Island. It was once settled by several different native tribes–including the Creek, Yuchi, Shawnee, Chickasaw, and Cherokee– before they were forced out by European settlers and subsequent actions influenced by Andrew Jackson. The land began preparation for use... Read More

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    Also known as the Coy Cemetery, this graveyard is said to be burial ground for many prominent African Americans. Mysterious lights have been seen glowing above the graves with no traceable source, and some visitors say they can hear voices speaking. Some of the voices have been known to call out the names of those visiting. Read More

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  • Hodges Cemetery Gardendale, AL
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    Motorists passing by Hodges Cemetery have witnessed some strange occurrences, including objects banging against the car and ghostly hands or faces appearing on the windows. Some say they have been chased by a wolf with glowing red eyes, accompanied by a glowing light, and others have heard strange noises. Shadowy figures have been seen darting between the tombstones, and some of the... Read More

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    William "Grancer" Harrison was born in South Carolina in 1789, and established a large plantation near Cripple Creek and Pea River near what is now Kinston, Alabama around 1830. A successful cotton planter, Grancer is said to have built a large hall so that he could host weekly parties, at which he loved to dance around wearing a special pair of clogs. As Harrison grew older he decided... Read More

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  • Cemetery Mountain Munford, AL
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    With a name like Cemetery Mountain it should be no surprise that these scattered graves are rumored to host some ghosts and ghouls. Local tales include the existence of an old abandoned church on the mountain, containing a pedestal bearing a single book; the book can be lifted off the pedestal, but as it is carried toward the church door it gradually becomes heavier to the point that it... Read More

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  •   Cooley Cemetery Guntersville, AL
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    Located on Brindle Mountain near Manchester Drive, Cooley Cemetery is a fair bit off the beaten path. The oldest dated tombstone on its grounds is from after the Civil War, but there are also many unmarked graves in the area as well. Every so often a mysterious mist will cover the tombstones, but not the surrounding woodlands, and a cold breeze has been felt on even the hottest summer... Read More

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  •   Easly Cemetery Jasper, AL
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    Nighttime visitors to Easly Cemetery say they have seen some strange things at the graveyard. The most common sighting is of a fiery red (or green, on occasion) orb floating and sometimes chasing after people. A white phantom has also been reported on the road next to the cemetery. Read More

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  •   Holt Cemetery Auburn, AL
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    Visitors to this cemetery say that their photographs often turn up images which could not be seen by the naked eye. Others have reported recording the sound of someone singing on tape recorders they left in the graveyard. Just who is doing the haunting here remains a mystery. Read More

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  •   Little Vine Cemetery Empire, AL
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    A small cemetery with an even smaller ghost story, this graveyard near the Little Vine Church in Empire is said to possess a faint green light that appears above the gravestones at night. Motorists have seen the light as they drove by the cemetery, but little else out of the ordinary seems to occur at Little Vine. Read More

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    The Marion Military Institute, which was founded in 1842, has a long history of training cadets for both civilian and military careers. For a brief period during the Civil War the Chapel and Lovelace Hall (then the South Barracks) served the confederacy as Breckenridge Military Hospital; soldiers who did not survive their stay in the hospital were buried behind the chapel. Since that... Read More

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  •   The White Lady of Wagarville Wagarville, AL
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    A ghostly white lady has long been said to haunt the dirt road outside of Clearwater Cemetery in Wagarville. Local legend has it that the unidentified woman was assaulted and killed either in the cemetery or on the road many years ago, and she now appears to travelers between midnight and 3 AM. It is said that if you park your car outside the cemetery gate, put it in neutral and turn... Read More

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    The Dead Children's Playground is a particular haunted segment of the Maple Hill Cemetery in Huntsville, which seems to be very popular among the spirits of children buried in the graveyard. Swings have been seen moving by themselves. shouting and laughter have been heard, and some have even seen the ghosts of children playing late at night. Pictures taken in the area have also been... Read More

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    The Boyington Oak is a historic Southern live oak in Mobile, found within the Church Street Cemetery. According to legend, Charles R.S. Boyington was a printer who came to Alabama from his home in Connecticut in 1833. Boyington was a known gambler, and a year later he was seen accompanying Nathaniel Frost, who allegedly owed him money, on a walk to the cemetery. Frost was later found... Read More

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  • Cardiff Cemetery Graysville, AL
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    Visitors to Cardiff Cemetery have reported seeing orbs and strange lights at the graveyard. It is also rumored that if you drive by on Friday the 13th your car may stop dead in its tracks and will have trouble starting again for about five minutes. Read More

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  • Camp Watts Notasulga, AL
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    Used as camp for training conscripts as soldiers during the Civil War, this site is said to be haunted by the ghosts of both Confederate and Union soldiers. Men from both sides were buried here, but the property has changed hands numerous times over the years and the grave markers have been removed along the way. Apparitions have been spotted in the surrounding woods, and disembodied... Read More

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    The Harper Hill Church and Cemetery have been abandoned and in disrepair for many years, but some visitors say that its former residents still linger there. Local Legends state that well over a century ago the minister who lived in the church went utterly mad and murdered his entire family, then killed himself. Ever since then there have been reports of strange apparitions in the small... Read More

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  • Consolation Church Red Level, AL
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    Left abandoned for years, the Consolation Church in Red Level was rumored to be host to a variety of ghostly and otherworldly visitors. Confederate soldiers and ghostly little boys and girls have been seen walking the grounds, and a shrieking banshee has been heard sobbing and wailing from within the building. Some even say that they have seen hellhounds with glowing red eyes on the... Read More

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    Details are sparse on the haunting at Gallant Children's Cemetery, but as you likely inferred from the name the graveyard is said to be haunted by the spirits of children. The ghosts are said to be friendly and generally appear to be in a cheerful mood, coming out to play with each other late at night. Read More

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  •   Bass Cemetery Birmingham, AL
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    Bass Cemetery is believed to be between 150 and 200 years old, with the first known grave in yard belonging to Burwell Bass, a Revolutionary War soldier who died in 1831. It is also the final resting place of Montezuma Goodwin, a farmer who was shot and killed by his brother-in-law in 1904, as well as Civil War soldiers and slaves from the area. No one seems to know exactly who is... Read More

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