Advertisement

Alabama Real Haunted Houses - Houses That are Truly Haunted

Looking for some REAL scares? You're in luck -Alabama has a rich haunted history, and there's lots of houses across the state that are truly haunted by spirits who haven't quite left the living world yet. Whether you're looking for some real scares this Halloween Season, or you're simply fascinated by Alabama's haunted history, you'll want to check out Alabama Haunted Houses's database of real haunted houses across Alabama that are filled with thrills, chills, and scares year round!
 
Filter:
  •   Rocky Mount Prattville, AL
    • Views:
    • 160
    • Photos:
    • 0
    • Rating:
    • -
    • Exp.:
    • 0

    Built in 1891 and enlarged in 1908, Rocky Mount was at one point a bed and breakfast. It now operates as a site for weddings and special events, and is also rumored to be haunted by the owner's Great-Aunt Mae. Aunt Mae is said to have loved music during her lifetime and was known to get up in the middle of the night, walk to the church in her pajamas, and start playing the piano. After... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Houses

  • Malaga Inn Mobile, AL
    • Views:
    • 775
    • Photos:
    • 2
    • Rating:
    • 5 / 5
    • Exp.:
    • 1

    The Malaga Inn consists of what were originally two separate townhouses built by a pair of brothers-in-law for the Goldsmith and Frohlichstein families. Construction on the houses began in 1861 and the homes remained in the family for several decades, but changed hands several times during the 20th century. They were purchases by the current owners' family in the 1960s, at which time... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Houses | Real Haunted Hotels & Lodging

  •   Purifoy-Lipscomb House Furman, AL
    • Views:
    • 110
    • Photos:
    • 0
    • Rating:
    • -
    • Exp.:
    • 0

    Built around 1840, this historic home stayed in the Purifoy family for well over a hundred years. It was sold in 1987 and changed hands a few times before being purchased by the Lipscomb family in 2000 for use as a private residence. The house is said to be haunted by a slave who fell into a nearby well and died; his spirit can still be seen on the front porch and wailing sounds are... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Houses

  •   Jemison-Van de Graaff Mansion Tuscaloosa, AL
    • Views:
    • 210
    • Photos:
    • 3
    • Rating:
    • -
    • Exp.:
    • 0

    Built between 1859 and 1862, the Jemison-Van de Graaff Mansion was originally used as a town house for Senator Robert Jemison Jr. It later served as the town library and has since been acquired by the Tuscaloosa County Preservation Society and the Heritage Commission of Tuscaloosa which are working to restore the historic building. The house is open to visitors free of charge, and can... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Houses

  •   Sweetwater Mansion Florence, AL
    • Views:
    • 491
    • Photos:
    • 1
    • Rating:
    • -
    • Exp.:
    • 0

    Built by General John Brahan, a veteran of the War of 1812, the Sweetwater Mansion was completed in 1835 and first occupied by Brahan's son-in-law, Robert Patton, who would later become Governor of Alabama. Many stories have been told of ghosts residing in the old plantation house, including one in which a caretaker came downstairs one day to find a casket laid out with a Confederate... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Houses

  •   The Plantation House Prattville, AL
    • Views:
    • 262
    • Photos:
    • 0
    • Rating:
    • -
    • Exp.:
    • 0

    The Plantation House on Prattville dates back to the early 1830s, and in recent decades has been used a bed and breakfast. It is unclear whether the current owners will continue operating the house as a business, but past guests say they have seen the ghost of a man named Mr. Davis, who owned the building in the 1920s. Davis is alleged to be rather flirtatious, and will touch the backs... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Houses

    • Views:
    • 288
    • Photos:
    • 0
    • Rating:
    • -
    • Exp.:
    • 0

    Though no longer in operation, this circa 1910 home was once a well regarded bed and breakfast with a haunted history. Guests say that they saw ghostly men trying to break into the building or peering in from outside the windows, as well as apparitions of women and children inside the old inn. It has been suggested that the ghosts trying to break in may be soldiers looking for an... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Houses | Real Haunted Hotels & Lodging

  • Belle Mont Tuscumbia, AL
    • Views:
    • 332
    • Photos:
    • 3
    • Rating:
    • 1 / 5
    • Exp.:
    • 1

    Built between 1828 and 1832 in the Jeffersonian style, Belle Mont was originally the home of Dr. Alexander Mitchell, who quickly sold the building to one Isaac Winston in 1833. It remained in the Winston family for over a century, and is currently used as a historic house museum open for tours by appointment. Some visitors say that the building is haunted, having seen ghosts of former... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Houses | Real Haunted Museums

  •   Burgundy Drive Adamsville, AL
    • Views:
    • 287
    • Photos:
    • 0
    • Rating:
    • -
    • Exp.:
    • 0

    Burgundy Drive, which bisects the communities of Shady Grove and Indian Meadows, appears to be the epicenter for haunted activity in both communities. The road is built on what was once a Cherokee burial ground, and a variety of paranormal happenings are said to occur in the area. Residents have reported ghostly figures that run by their houses at night, and hearing phantom voices... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Houses | Real Haunted Bridges & Overpasses | Real Haunted Nature & Outdoors (ie. Haunted Woods)

  •   George O. Baker House Selma, AL
    • Views:
    • 120
    • Photos:
    • 0
    • Rating:
    • -
    • Exp.:
    • 0

    Built around 1854 for George O. Baker, this Neo-Classic home is believed to be haunted by the ghost of a Civil War soldier. It is said that during the Battle of Selma a wounded Union soldier crawled under the staircase in the Baker home, where he soon died. Blood is supposedly still visible in the spot where he once laid, and residents on the home have since reported being able to hear... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Houses

  •   JD Holman House Ozark, AL
    • Views:
    • 613
    • Photos:
    • 0
    • Rating:
    • -
    • Exp.:
    • 0

    Built for Jesse DeCosta Holman in 1912, the JD Holman House in Ozark is said to be haunted by the spirit of a young boy who has shown up in photographs taken near the top of the staircase. He is dressed in early 20th century clothing, and may be responsible for phantom footsteps and disembodied whispers which have also been reported in the home. It is also rumored that one of the... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Houses

  • Fort Conde Inn Mobile, AL
    • Views:
    • 504
    • Photos:
    • 2
    • Rating:
    • 5 / 5
    • Exp.:
    • 1

    This historic 1836 building currently operates as a bed and breakfast, providing guests with warm beds and hot meals. Those accommodations must be rather appealing, as some of the guests have never checked out! Visitors have reported hearing voices when no one else is around and feeling an unusual presence on the second floor. Some have also told of slamming doors, shaking beds, and... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Houses | Real Haunted Hotels & Lodging

  •   Dwight Mill Village Gadsden, AL
    • Views:
    • 340
    • Photos:
    • 2
    • Rating:
    • -
    • Exp.:
    • 0

    Ghosts have been reported in buildings across Dwight Mill Village, including the apparition of an old woman who has been spotted in several different houses. Photos taken in the village sometimes show floating orbs, and disembodied noises have been heard as well. The town was originally built by the Dwight Manufacturing Company to house workers for its cotton mill. Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Houses

  •   Sturdivant Hall Museum Selma, AL
    • Views:
    • 401
    • Photos:
    • 2
    • Rating:
    • -
    • Exp.:
    • 0

    Built between 1852 and 1856, Sturdivant Hall was originally a mansion built for Colonel Edward T. Watts, who lived there with his family until 1864 when they moved to Texas and sold their Alabama home to a banker named John McGee Parkman. Parkman later became president of the First National Bank of Selma and engaged in cotton speculation, which resulted in massive losses for the bank.... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Houses | Real Haunted Museums

  •   Gaineswood Plantation Demopolis, AL
    • Views:
    • 277
    • Photos:
    • 3
    • Rating:
    • -
    • Exp.:
    • 0

    Gaineswood is a plantation house in Demopolis which took nearly twenty years to build to completion, and was not finished until the eve of the Civil War. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973 and is currently operated as a historic house museum, and is alleged to be haunted by the ghost of a young woman. The woman died prematurely while on a visit to the... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Houses | Real Haunted Museums

  •   William Winston House Tuscumbia, AL
    • Views:
    • 653
    • Photos:
    • 1
    • Rating:
    • -
    • Exp.:
    • 0

    Now a part of the Deshler High School campus, construction on the William Winston Home began in 1824 and was completed in 1933. In 1874 a tornado touched down in Tuscumbia and damage the home, crushing the lady of the house, Judith Winston, beneath the resulting rubble. Her sons pulled her out, but Judith did not live long past the ordeal. The home has since been restored and even... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Houses | Real Haunted Colleges

  •   JW Whatley House Moundville, AL
    • Views:
    • 158
    • Photos:
    • 0
    • Rating:
    • -
    • Exp.:
    • 0

    Also known as Woodland, it is said that the JW Whatley House was built on an old slave quarters, as well as on top of a cemetery. Visitors have reported hearing strange noises and seeing objects move on their own. Recent reports indicate that house may no longer stand, but the ghosts are still active nonetheless. Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Houses

  •   Kate Shepard House B&B Mobile, AL
    • Views:
    • 1,343
    • Photos:
    • 1
    • Rating:
    • -
    • Exp.:
    • 0

    The Kate Shepard House was built in 1897 for the prominent Alabama educator for whom it is named. Over a century later it has been converted into a cozy Bed and Breakfast with three guest rooms to rest in and tasty meals to wake up to, but if you stay at the Kate Shepard House you may find another guest there with you! Visitors say they have seen the apparition of an elderly woman... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Houses | Real Haunted Hotels & Lodging

  •   The Trotter House Selma, AL
    • Views:
    • 130
    • Photos:
    • 0
    • Rating:
    • -
    • Exp.:
    • 0

    Numerous strange occurrences have been experienced in the Trotter Home. Lights turn off and on and doors open on their own, floating orbs have been seen (even without the aid of a camera), and disembodied footsteps and knocking sounds have been heard. The spirit behind these ghostly happenings sometimes appears as a shadow, but only ever steps just within the peripheral vision of any... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Houses

    • Views:
    • 1,367
    • Photos:
    • 3
    • Rating:
    • 5 / 5
    • Exp.:
    • 2

    Located near the intersection of Kali Oka Road and Oak Grove Road, and named for both, two former residents seem to still be lingering at this plantation home. Visitors have reported seeing the apparition of a white woman lighting candles in the windows, as well as of a seven-foot tall black man walking about the grounds or even on Kali Oka Road. The woman is believed to have been the... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Houses

  •   Gaines Ridge Dinner Club Camden, AL
    • Views:
    • 338
    • Photos:
    • 2
    • Rating:
    • -
    • Exp.:
    • 0

    Gaines Ridge Dinner Club has been feeding the Camden area delicious meals since 1985, but the building it occupies actually dates all the way back to the 1820s. Evidently some of the building's past residents have taken a liking to the restaurant, as it would seem they simply won't leave. The ghost of an unidentified woman has been seen floating past windows and heard screaming and... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Houses | Real Haunted Restaurants & Bars

  •   Cedarhurst Mansion Huntsville, AL
    • Views:
    • 453
    • Photos:
    • 0
    • Rating:
    • -
    • Exp.:
    • 0

    Stephen Ewing built the Cedarhurst Mansion Estate in 1823, and it was not long before the an untimely death would result in ghostly activity. A relative of Ewing, Sally Carter, died of illness at the age of 16 while staying at the mansion in 1837, and her spirit is said to haunt it to this day. The first and most famous report of Sally's ghost did not occur until long after her passing,... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Houses

  •   Kendall Manor Inn Eufaula, AL
    • Views:
    • 514
    • Photos:
    • 0
    • Rating:
    • -
    • Exp.:
    • 0

    Now a private residence, this 1872 building was once used as an inn in Eufaula. It is said to be haunted by a woman named Annie, who was the nursemaid and caretaker for the manor's former owner. Past guests also reported seeing the ghosts of a woman in Victorian dress and a little girl on the porch and in the downstairs area. Another spirit belonging to a man with a tall hat has been... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Houses | Real Haunted Hotels & Lodging

  •   White Lion Inn Thomasville, AL
    • Views:
    • 174
    • Photos:
    • 0
    • Rating:
    • -
    • Exp.:
    • 0

    Though the inn no longer seems to be in operation, past guests have told of some strange occurrences within its walls. Cold spots have been felt in the upstairs bathroom at night, and strange figures that vanish the moment they are seen have also been reported. Some visitors say that they were overcome with a sudden urge to run downstairs or leave the inn immediately. Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Houses

  • Forks of Cypress Florence, AL
    • Views:
    • 750
    • Photos:
    • 1
    • Rating:
    • 5 / 5
    • Exp.:
    • 1

    Completed in 1830, the Forks of Cypress was the main house of a cotton plantation built in Greek Revival style; it was named for its location between Big Cyprus and Little Cyprus Creeks. During the Civil War the building was used as a base camp for Union forces, and it was eventually placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997, despite having burned to the ground over... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Houses | Real Haunted Army Posts / Battle Grounds

Know of a Real Haunt that we don't already have listed? Please Let Us know