Tennessee Haunted Places
Haunted Places in Tennessee
Adams- John Bell Farm- The Bell Witch is the horrible spirit caused much trouble and may have killed John.
Alcoa- The Old Stone House- It is said haunted by an old man who built on the house for over 45yrs.He and his wife believed that as long as they kept working on the stone house that they would never die.His wife died first and he just said that she lost her faith.He died about 20 yrs later but you can still see candlelight and hear him building on the house even during the day.
Admore- Ghost Train Bridge- If you stand on the bridge on the 2nd Saturday of every month at midnight, you will hear a trian, see the smoke and light,and feel the vibrations of the pass under you,but the tracks aren't used anymore.
Arney Hill Cemetery- Granny February- a local legend,is said to buried there.If you go to her grave at midnight on Halloween,it is said you will hear her rocking in her rocking chair.
Athens- Wesleyan College- is haunted as students have reported hearing strange voices and seeing dark figures moving near the spot where two trees grew side by side for 165 years.Believed to be a spot where two star-crossed lovers were buried.
Atoka- Bethel Assembly of God Church- The church has a large and fairly old cemetery ( est. in the 1850's ) on its grounds,these grounds are said to house a very unfriendly spirit.The spirit is said to have a dog like head,lion sized body with the coarse mane like hair,abd deep red eyes.I have been told of two incidents when it was sighted and chased people out of the cemetery.On one accasion as the people cleared the fence to get away it hit the fence so hard that it shook, but it did not pursue them after they left.
Bellwood Mansion- A deserted run down mansion,located in the middle of the woods.Supposed to be a haven for ghost,paranormal activity, and witchcraft.Located in Dover Tennessee,near the Cumberland River.
Big Sandy- Big Sandy Rail road Junction- A conductor fell off a train,and his head was tore off by the train wheels and He searches on foggy nights and on the death date for his dead with a single light that if you walk toward it,it'll stay right there,But you feel nothing at all.
Blountville- Sullivan County News- A ghost called "George" haunts this building.
Bolivar- Parran House- the ghost in a rocking chair can be seen on the front porch.
Bristol- Arnett Home- Disturbed by some kind of disgruntled spirit.Loud,very clear sounds of someone walking around are heard in both the day and night.The house is said to have a very unnatural influence on many poeple.There have been reported sounds of guns being fired in the backyard,but no one is present.Also very faint whispers have been heard when being alone in the house.
Bristol- Weaver Cemetery- High EMF readings,vortexes,and feelings of wooziness,and being followed.
Chaper Hill- Chapel Hill Light- There is a railroad crossing where many poeple have reported a strange,unexplainable light on the tracks.Supposedly a railroad worker was killed,becoming decapitated,many years ago.The light is said to be him swinging a lantern looking for his head.Police don't allow people to park around the tracks anymore though,you will need permission to visit.
Chattanooga- Greenwood Cemetery- Long ago at a lake across from the cemetery,a wealthy family lived in a large huse.The wife was stricken with an illness and had to be put in a wheelchair.Her husband fell in love with another woman and pushed his wife into the lake killing her.Some nights she can be seen as a green mist hovering above the ground and there will be a wheelchair tracks on the ground.
Chattanooga- Read House- room 311.Believed that during the Civil War that a soldier took a prostitute to this room and killed her.Her ghost haunts that room to this day,running hotel visitors off.
Chinqapin- Bristol- Haunted Hollow- a small road which glides to a dead end can sometimes mess with time and space coordination while a strange feeling of being watched hovers around.
Churchill- Fields- There have been numbers of reports of seeing impish like creatures best desribed as cows wondering the fields of church hill late on Halloween night.Most spotters describe the beast as red eyed/ possessed look.
Clarksville -Amando Dr.- It's an abandoned building in a neighborhood built in the early 1800s.In this building you can hear moaning and groaning going on.You will hear a woman sounding like she is in pleasure.This happens at 11:00pm-12:00am every other day.Sometimes you can see a visual perspective of a young woman.I advise not to go but go at your own risk.
Clarksville- Gateway Hospital- A ghost was seen walking past an opened door into a hallway on the first floor of Gateway Hospital.There were no legs below thigh level.
Clarksville- Palmyra- Headless Statues- There is a ghost by the name of E.T. Wickham who haunts the grounds at and around the headless statues.Strange noises and such have been heard near the cabin he used to live in across the street.The cabin still stands but is in ruin.The statues are still standing but are in desperate need of repair.
Clarksville- Resthaven cemetery- There's a house back behind the actual cemetery that is said to have been the house of a slave owner.As the story goes one of the slaves impregnated the slave owner's daughter by forms of rape.The slave owner killed the slave.It is said that the slave still haunts the house and neighboring cemetery looking for his unborn child.I've been there myself and me and some other people were walking up to the house and light bluish/greenish light crept up the house.So of course we fled to where we were parked on the outside road.We got in the car as as we pulled off a wind of gravel hit the back window.The weird thing was we were on a paved road with no gravel in sight.
Clarksville- Smith Trahern Mansion- The ghost of Mrs. Smith is said to be seen on the window's walk on moonlit nights.The house overlooks the Cumberland River where her husband was a Riverboat Captain.In life,she sat on the balcony overlooking the river waiting for him to come home.He died in an accident on the river,and never returned to her.She still stands in vigil,waiting for her husband to come home.
Clarksville- Trahern Theater (Austin Peay State University) - The Third floor and stage are appartently haunted by a ghost of a young woman students call "Margaret".Messing with elevators,locking doors,banging lockers,and calling the unfortunate night owl's name.
Cleveland- Mausoleum is the Craigmiles- Mausoleum and is in the yard of St. Luke's Episcopal Church.The grandfather did NOT die,just little Nina,who was seven at the time.She was her parent's only child and the white marble was imported from Italy to make the mausoleum.The pink streaked ( reported to be the blood) is above the door.
Cleveland- Masoleum in the middle of town- that holds a little girl and her grandfather.... died in a train accident...They had gone out for a late night ride in their carriage and it got stuck on the tracks and they got run down by a train...They were both put in the mausoleum so they could be together for eternity...Well every year on the anniversary of their death, the mausoleum is said to "bleed".
Collinwood- Park in the center of town- Many of the old folks in the Collinwood tell of a tree in the park where slaves were hanged during the slave days.They say that is you walk through the park on stormy nights that all of the trees will be moving from the wind blowing through the branches and leaves- except one.
Columbia- Bear Creek Church- No known denomination.It has two stories,but only the first is accessible.The windows are painted blood red,even on the 2nd floor.Now abandoned,the place is still heavily guarded by pure evil,evident through spectral photos.
Cookville- Old Dirt Road- A young woman who had an accident on an old dirt road by a huge rock in Cookville late at night back in the 1950's has been seen by passers at midnight on the anniversary of her death.She was seen sitting on the rock wearing white.
Cordova- Old Town Cemetery- The cemetery is very old due to the graves dating back to the early 1800's.Flashing lights can be seen from the trees at night when no source of light is even visible.And at a certain grave whose name is "Susan" reveals the shadow of a face and orbs when photographed.
Cowan- Cowan Cemetery- At night you can see the tombstones shine and people sometimes report seeing people standing beside them.
Cragfont- Castalian Springs- Now toured during the day, at night witnesses have seen candles burning inside,heard louds screams, breathing and feeling of being followed.
Cragfont- The Winchester house- built from 1798 and completed 1802.General James Winchester was a hero of the revolution, a Tennessee pioneer, and one of the founders of Memphis,Tennessee.Cragfont has reopened for the season.I can attest to strong energy levels in the master bedroom and the nursery,as well as a few other areas of the house.Be sure to stop by on a Sunday and ask Joanne for the "ghost tour".
Crossville- Mile Marker Ten- It has been said that if one puts their vehicle in neutral when you get to the hill your vechicle will be pushed up it.When you get out their will be handprints on the pack of the vehicle. The reason is because a bus broke down with a load of kids and a semi came over the hill and hit them killing them all.The reason you are pushed over the hill is to get you out of the way of on coming traffic.
Dandridge- Tennessee Mountain Inn- Dandridge- The spirit of a little girl can be seen walking the balcony at night.She has appeared on several occasions and one lucky person caught her on film!A gantle spirit,not malevolent at all.
Decherd- North Junior High School- There is the spirit of a girl who haunts the school.She will call out to you,calling out yout name in a pleading voice,asking for help.But when you turn to see where the voice is,there will not be anyone there.Her voice is normally heard in the afternoon and early evening.
Dover- Ft. Donnellson National Battlefield- Said to be dead solidiers waking the night.Gun shots fired throughout the night.
Dover- The Surrender House- The Surrender House in Dover, Tennessee which is part of Fort Donelson National Battlefield Park is haunted.A volunteer at site experienced some pretty off things.A ghostly presence of a Federal Officer.
Dover- The Crow Home- Rumors has it that this theater located in the middle of the city is haunted by a man.The theater was once some kind of army hospital way back when.It gained publicity by local radio station...Voices and even sightings have been heard there.Right next to the Firt Donnellson National Cemetery, just below the fort,this house was used as a hospital after the battle! Now a posh bed & breakfast! You can hear doors open by themselves, & soft voices crying throughout the home.
Dyersburg- Dyersburg Middle School- In 1977 two teachers were murdered in the gym of the school.These two people had been having an affair and the wife found out and shot them.She was sent to an insane asylum and the wife died a few years later.The ghost of these two teachers haunt the gym.
Elizabethton- Gwendolyn's house- short and sweet.Not really sure what went on in this early 1900's house right off Bristol highway.Witnesses say there is heavy activity in a house not surrounded by any living occupants.Ghost dogs, what appeared to be a little girl, and a ghost that told us to leave before she disappeared is just the tip of the iceberg.
Elkton- Hanniwal Bridge- An abandoned 19th century bridge standing approximately 100 feet over the Elk river.Supposedly a mother and her infant child were crossing the bridge one night in their carriage,when suddenly the carriage wheel broke,flipping rthe carriage over into the river,killing the both of them.Local residents claim that if you go to the bridge late at night,you can hear the faint cries of the baby and the horrid screams of the terrified mother.
Etowah- Etowah City School- Basketball Court- During a basketball game a couple of years ago some eighth graders were taking pictures of the game.It was the big,red and white game (the school colors were red and white).When the picrures were developed they saw a shadowy figure in an old Etowah High School basketball jersey.The Etowah High School was torn down about 50 yrs earlier,and they turned it into Etowah City School,and the high school kids in Etowah had to travel to Englewood,Tn to attend McMinn Central High School.Anywaymthe did some research and found out that the boy had actually committed suicide on that court when he was a senior because he lost his last high school basketball game.
Franklin- Carnton Mansion-  Here is a Historic mansion in Franklin Tn called Carnton.It was used as a confederate hospital during the Civil War (battle of Franklin).Gun shots,rhythmic drum beats,voices,and running footsteps can be heard there any night.There have been recordings of sounds and pictures taken there by local investiagtors. (Me being one of them)
Franklin- Carter House- While Carnton Mansion was the site of the Civil War hospital,Carter House was the site where the Battle of Franklin actually happened.There have been reports of the Confederates being heard marching down the hill,of the eldest son of Mr. Carter being seen on the bed where he died after being wounded in the battle,of the wounded inside the house,and of the toddler son of Mr. Carter who was killed when he fell from the straircase. (I plan to investigate the Carter House)
Franklin- Confederate Cemetery (adjacent to Carton Mansion)- This site is haunted by a little girl who runs up and down the fence row running her hand along the fence.The noise had also been heard.A solider guards the graves sites and follows people around until they leave the yard. (I plan to investigate this Cemetery to)
Gallatin- Loco Lupes Restaurant- It was built in the 1800's and before it was a restaurant it was the Summer County Jail.If your in the restaurant late at night.Upstairs you can hear voices,knocking on the walls,and slamming door's also you can hear someone walking on the stairs.If your downstairs you can hear the toilets flush and the water faucet will turn off and on.
Gatlinburg- Greenbrier Restaurant- At Greenbrier Restaurant the ghost of a young woman who committed suicide in the restaurant can sometimes be seen.
Gatlinburg- Holiday Inn Sunspree Rescort- This place is haunted by many spirits and/or demons.Being one of the oldest hotels in Gatlinburg many events taken place here over time.
Gatlinburg- Holiday Inn Sunspree Resort- The kitchens on the propertly- First a man by the name of Alvin worked for the hotal as a cook since the hotal had opened.Upon his 30th anniversary the owners purschased a gift for him,a new boat.The first time Alvin took this boat out it sank and he drowned.There are two kitchens on the property the Holidome (for restaurant) and the Tower (for Banquet facilities).Alvin is said to haunt both of the kitchens.Cooks coming in for the early breakfast and hours have reported hearing their names whispered,dishes breaking and flying across the kitchen,and faucets turning themselves on and off.There are many other stories of this hotel.
Gatlinburg- Holiday Inn Sunspree Resort- Tower- First,in room 471,in the summer of 1999, a businessman was out of town staying in this room.He was walking around the pool (next to this room) for the most of the evening and into the night hours.When the pool closed a maintenance man told him that he would have to leave the pool was closed.This is the last anyone would see of this gentleman because,the next day when he was supposed to check out he did not,a maid went to the room to check things out.Upon walking into the room,she found the man had committed suicide with a 357.He had also left a $3.57 tip on the table.Many have claimed to see a shadow walking around the pool at night in the windows of the rooms around the pool.Next,in the early 1980's, a boy scout group had rented the entire 7th,floor of the building.This is hard to accurately describe,since no one who was working there at the time cares to elaborate on any details from this event,but all that was gathered is that the boy scout leader had apparently gone crazy and killed some of the scouts before being caught.When the building was closed for the winter one year (Gatlinburg is a tourist town which is really only full for the summer and autumn month) an employee was making rounds through the building and stopped on the 7th,floor and heard running and screams,he ran to check for intruders only to find nothing,no rooms were rented in the Tower that evening.
Catlinburg- Holiday Inn Sunspree Resort- Holidome- room 413- In the front of the complex outside,in the late 1970's two young girls were staying there for the night.They went downtown and picked up a guy from the local bar and brought him back to their room.While the other girl was out smoking,the guy drowned her female friend in the bathtub and put her body under the bed.Then while leaving he went down the back stairwell outside beside the kitchen and found the other girl smoking,then he proceeded to strangle her as well,and drug her body to the roof of the building(then easily accessible).Maids over the years have reported hearing noises from the bathroom and objects in the room moving from one place to another,while cleaning the room.
Catlinburg- Mount LeCounte- At 3:33 am A little girl will appear at the edge of the bed and watch poeple sleep.
Gatlinburg- Rockey Top Inn- In the old office located in the back of the building, a multiple murder accurred.An astranged local killed two employee's of the motel.Motif unknown.The killing's were of such a perverse nature that you can sometimes still hear them screaming for their lives.People have seen ghostly appartitions around the back parking lot,and near the fountain.These murders occurred over 15 years ago.The killer was charged convicted and sentenced to death by lethal injection.
Gatlinburg- Rummer has it that in the heart of Gatlinburg,near a place called Mysterious Mansion,a young girl about age,7 fell off a hotel balcony,and landed in a creek below.Every two weeks before her death's anniversary,you can hear her crying and pointing up to the spot where she fell to her death.
Gatlinburg- Terror on the Parkway- Formerly known as Hauntings this place is haunted by several ghosts.Especially one of a former manager who ran the operation in the early eighties.
Graysville- Graysville Mountain- It has been rumored for a long time now that the rock overhang on the mountain is haunted by serveral ghost that come out at night.Feelings of suicide have over whelmed oned visiting.
Greeneville- Old Arch Rail Road Bridge- Slaves were supposedly hung on the bridge,and at night you hear things such as large rocks falling in the water.Sometimes you hear voices,but usually large splashes in the water.I have heard them many times and there is no one else around to do these things.
Greeneville- Robin Hood Road- It is said that a young girl by the name of Ryan was killed in her own house by one of her parents yet nobody really knows how.It is said that her remains are still in the basement of the house and that she still roams the streets harming no one but looking for help to uncover the truth.Lights going on and off in the house,things moving around,blinds opening,and sightings of Ryan.
Harriman-Swan Pond Baptist Church- This church is supposed to be haunted by the preacher who hung himself about 17 yrs ago.It is said if you drive around the church at midnight,you can see him hanging in the bell tower,other stuff with the surrounding cemetery.
Harriman- Swan Pond Community Church- It has been heard that the pastor of this church hung himself in one of the rooms in the church.There has been alot of people that have heard noises when no one or nothing was around.In pictures you can see different sizes Orbs shapes.You can hear doors slam,and at night,it has been told that you can see red or green lights that are shaped like eyes.It also been told that on a certain Saturday of the month,if you drive three circles around this church at a specific time,you will see nothing around you,everything seems to disappear momentarily.All of the windows and doors are boarded,but they still have services there but only on Sunday mornings.It is said that there are only a handful of people that attend,it's strange because the church is enormous.
Harrogate- Lincoln Memorial Unversity- Grant-Lee Dormitory in the mid 1800's,when the university was the Four Seasons Hotel, a fire broke out in the sanitarium,which is now Grant-Lee Dormitory,burning the building to the groud.All servived except for a woman,who was wearing a red dress,and her child,on the forth floor.In the 1960's a fire broke out again,and once again the building was burned to the groud.Witnesses say they saw a lady standing in a forth floor window,wearing a red dress,shouting for help.The sounds of someone up the stairs to the forth floor can sometimes be heard still,and some still claim to see the lady run down the hall to her child's room.
Hendersonville- Hendersonville High School- Stories go that Colonel Barry (who used to own property) haunts the high school.Staff and custodial staff often heard extra footsteps and the fire doors would open and shut,as if somebody opened them to walk through.A teacher was once sitting in the bleachers watching cheerleading pratice below and she heard (and left) footsteps coming up to her,but nobody was there.She called practice off and refused to go in the bleachers at night.
Hendersonville- Trinity Broadcasting Theatre-Often a man with long black hair dressed in black can be seen walking up behind you.When you turn around you see no one is there.There are always sounds in the theatre.
Henry-Hanging Hill- This is a hill where hangings used to take place.There is a tree branch that stretches across the road where the hangings occurred.Park under the branch,turn the vehicle off,and turn the lights out,and you will witness a light in the distance.That is the people that are coming to watch the hanging.
Henry- Springville- This is in a small neighborhood town.It's on a side road.There is a little drive off the side road (it is a dirt road) that goes back into fields,but on each side there is lots of trees,but now they keep it chained up.A lot of years ago,a man was hung down there and they say his spirit still haunts this place.When you drive down the road you have to go all the way until you come to a dead end.You will see a lantern swinging in the mist like as if someone has it walking towards you.Sometimes your car will not start.The owner of the property was not responsible if anything happened to anyone.Still to this day the Springville Ghost exists.
Hickory Valley- Ames Plantation- It is said that on the Ames Plantation,strange noises and visions are not uncommon.Sometimes late in the evening,you can hear what is said to be slaves singing and working.It is also the location of quiet a few suicides.A woman and a little girl dressed in old-fashioned clothes are the most common spirits there.They are said to be the owner of the plantation's wife and daughter.
Jasper- East Valley Bridge-A long time ago,a man having an afair with his babysitter and soon the wife found out,and the man got mad and took the babysitter and cut her up and put her in a duffel bad and threw her in the river that runs under it.People say that is you go to the bridge at midnight on Halloween (by the way it happened) and honk the horn 3x and blink the lights 3x and you get out of the car she will rise up and if you try to get in the door will be locked and she is supposed to swoop down.
Jefferson City- Glenmore Mansion off of old AJ Highway-Lights is seen in the attic.
Jefferson City- Jefferson City Inn- Jefferson Inn is what it was last called,but now it is the home of Lisa Sczcesny and Scott Arnold.I have stayed there myself and the place is very haunted.Built during the Civil War it was called the colonial hotel.Many deaths have occurred there.One man is said to have shot his self in the kitchen,another was pushed down the stairs by his wife and killed.A slave hung herself in the basement.Sometimes at night you can hear a woman screaming on the stairs and shutters opening and closing.And once and a while you will see images in mirrors and guns going off.
Jefferson City-Jefferson County High School- Rumor is a girl was raped and murdered in a closet 8 yrs ago,and kids in the class room constantly complain about the cool air coming from the closed and there ar always scratch marks on the closet door popping up,day after day.
Jefferson City-Jefferson Middle School- Jefferson Middle School used to be known as Maury High School a few yrs back,and once a basketball player was on her way to a school dance,and she was killed in a car crash.Coaches and gym teachers have sworn to hear basketballs bouncing while alone,grading papers,in the gymnasium.
Johnson City- Eastern Tennessee State University- Burleson Hall-A professor who used to teach in Burleson had a daughter who taught there also.She supposedly killed herself and now haunts the building.
Johnson City-Eastern Tennessee State University-Gilbreath Hall- Sidney Gilbreath started building this campus yrs ago.Gilbreath Hall was one of the original buildings in the beginning.Uncle Sid,as he is called,is said to haunt the building.When there is an approaching thunderstorm he has been known to shut the windows and doors that were left open.
Johnson City-Eastern Tennessee State University-Lucille Clement Hall-Womans's Residence Hall is said to be haunted by the ghost of a young boy that died in the elevator.He is known as "marble boy" and can be heard sropping his marbles on the ceilings of everyone room in the hall.Don't yell at him to stop or he will get mad and drop ALL his marbles.He was also known to turn TV sets off and on,or change the channel,and to turn on the water faucet.2 witnesses reported a bottle of soda went flying through the air for no reason at all.
Johnson City- Eastern Tennessee State University-Old Library-If you go to the old library building and enter the stacks there,you might see the ghost of a former librarian.She worked there about 20 yrs ago and finally retired,but would go just to help put the books back in place,she had a heart attack and died down there.Whenever people were down there,they said they felt like they were being watched,and when they pulled material and left for a minute they'd come back and it was put up,that's not strange execpt they were down there by themselves.She appeared to one of the workers and she swore she'd never go down there again.
Johnson City-Swingle Hospital-Swingle Hospital was the first hospitals in Johnson City.The hospital is located near Science Hill High School and Heritage Manor.It is said that back in the 1920'2 Dr. Swingle performed simple surgeries in this privately owned estate.Dr. Swingle was a sloppy surgeon and all of his patients would die on the operating table.If you slowly walk up the front walkway,between the row of hedges,leading to the main entrance you can hear the voices of the insane doctar and his staff,and if you walk around to the back of the house you can hear the screams of the dead patients,who are buried in the backyard.You cannot get in to the old hospital,park on the street next to it and walk over,but stay away from the road.If caught on Swingle property,you can be charged with breaking and entering.Be careful,cops watch that place heavily.
Johnson County-Mountian City-Doe Mountain-The apparition is called the Doe Mountain Fireball.It's been spotted at several locations on the mountain at different times of the day and night.It rolls along up and down the mountain and can roll across even dry leaves and never start a brushfire.It ranges in size from about a bowling ball size to upwards of three feet across.It appears as a big ball of fire rolling from place to place on Doe Mountian.
Jonesborough- There are records of several ghostly happenings in Jonesborough.It has been rated as one of the most haunted places in the Country.It is Tennessee's oldest and most mysterious town.
Karns- Churchill-Reports of shadows dancing around,screams heard and the sounds of children being choked.
Kingsport-Netherland Inn Road-Hugh Hamblen was killed on Netherland Inn Road in 1922,run down by a car.He has been visiting his son,who had also been in a car accident,in the hospital.On foggy nights,Hamblen stands in the road in a trench coat with outstretched hands warning oncoming cars of the fog.Over 120 people have reported seeing him.
Kingsport- Sensebau Tunnel- Years ago Mr. Sensabaugh,who lived in a house on one side of the tunnel was said to have gone crazy and murdered his whole family including his newborn child.He threw their bodies in the creek,which used to run through the tunnel.As legend has it,if you drive halfway through the tunnel turn off your engine and your headlights,you can hear Mr. Sensabaughs's footsteps and his baby crying.It is also said that a young girl was kidnapped and killed in this tunnel,late at night if you drive in there and shut off your car and wait about 5 min there will be a bright light appear and go all the way around your car and the car will start shaking like the girl is trying to get in.You can also hear a baby crying,because she was pregnant at the time of her death.
Knoxville-100 block (downtown)- the legendary ghost of Arrison Kirby,who was run over by a train in 1919 during construction of the railway viaduct of what is now considered the old city.Locals claim that Mr. Kirby's apparition has been seen by train engineers over the past century...one particular description stated of a glowing figure levitated above the train trestle his appartition has haunted many places in the vicinity,including local businesses.
Knoxville- Bijou Theater- Rumers has it that this theater located in the middle of the city is haunted by a man.The theater was once some kind of army hospital way back when.It gained publicity by local radio station....Voices and even sightings have been heard there.
Knoxville- Halls High School- It is said that in the late 1970's a young girl was having a fight with her boyfriend at the top of the stairs by the office when he pushed her and she fell to the bottom of the stairs.He left her to bleed to death.When the boyfriend got nervous,he went back to where he had left her and she wasn't there.No one knew where the girl had went and he told no one of what he had done.She was filed under "missing persons" and no one ever found her.One year later on the day of the murder,the boyfriend was on his way home from a party when he was stabbed and killed and left for dead.No weapon was ever recovered nor was anyone ever convited.It is said that is was his high school girlfriend that came back from the dead to avenge her murder.Supposedly,many strange things happened in that stairwell that caused the school board to close it up.The doors are locked and it now leads to nowhere cause it has been built up at the top.There are many boxes of storage in there and no student is to be allowed in there at anytime.At night it has been reported that janitors can hear arguing,and sometimes you may even hear something falling down them.
Knoxville- HillCrest-North Nursing Home- Building "B" -Was built in 1951,the oldest wing of the Nursing Home was originally used as a T.B. Hospital and yrs later turned into a Nursing Home.The building is of the Art-Deco style and has six floors and a basement.Many who have worked there,have seen ghosts.The ghosts have been of dead people who have worked there yrs ago,such as Nurses and Maintenance Men who still feel compassionate towards the building and residents.HillCrest is known for it's caring staff.Living and Deceased.
Knoxville- Lakeshore Asylum-The original structure burned down in the 1920's,but the gutted ruins remain.People have reported hearing the screams of patients being beat and shackles being thrown around.
Knoxville-Old Grey Cemetery-Supposedly haunted by a black shape.Mainly seen late at night moving through the tombstones.
Knoxville-University of Tennessee campus-The Women's Residence Hall,Strong,is said to be haunted by the ghost of one of the first female students to attend the school.It is said that she appears in the lobby mirror every year on her birthday.Students have reported strange noises at night,and Sophie,the ghost,is said to take a dislike of sexual indiscrections.
Lennox Place- Lennox subdivision-Not many of the neighbors want to talk about it but some do.The whole Lennox subdivision has experienced ghost.It is not a house but many houses that see the same ghosts.A man with white hair,in a long nightgown.A young girl with long blonde hair.They are mischievous mostly and not mean.They like to open people's garage doors in the middle of the night.Rattle dishes.Unlock doors during daytime when the owners are away so that they come home and their house is wide open.
Livingston-Old Union Church-Lights frim inside can sometimes be seen through the cracks along the edge of the doors and windows,even though there is no one there,and the doors are padlocked from the outside.Piano playing can also sometimes been heard.
Manchester-Tullahoma-Concord Cemetery-This cemetery is said to be haunted by the ghost of Sadie Baker.Her apparition has been seen on several occasions in the cemetery.This is one of Coffee County's oldest known ghosts.
Martin-University of Tennessee-Martin Clement Hall- This is the oldest building on campus and is used as a dorm hall when needed.On the fourth floor a student killed herself and has since haunted the hall.The annual haunted house is held here,but not on the fourth floor.Students have reported strange happenings on the fourth floor,especially in the community bathroom.
Maryville-Maryville College-Wilson Chapel- It is said that Lily,a shy woman who worked behind the sceenes in the drama department,was left by her lover for the star of the show.It is said that she continues this tradition and can be seen in the catwalks above the stage in her favorite black and white dress.
Mason-Old Trinity Church-From the 30's or 40's that has been desecrated by satanic cult.Statue of Mary that bleeds from the neck and eyes.WARNING trip wires,metal wires at the neck height,etc,have been installed by caretaker to prevent vandels.
McKenzie-Chapel Hill Cemetery-Strange lights are sometimes seen "dancing" on the graves.A nearby church,re-built on the site of a much older church (and near an old Indian mound) is said to have "shadows" appear where there are no obstructions and lights to appear.
Medin-Hope Hill Cemetery-A young girl was raped and then beaten to death by her uncle.And before he done it he built her a dollhouse---and now if you go to her grave you will see her talking and playing with her dolls in her dollhouse.
Memphis-Auburn Park-If you park your car by the lake in Auburn Park,The Blue Lady is supposed to rise out of the lake and walk towards your car.
Memphis- Egypt Baptist Church- When you drive up to the side,lights are all around.But when you look into the bottom four windows,they are completely black.It is as if there are no light poles.Supposedly an evil presence haunts in those rooms.
Memphis- Fire Church- When you walk up to the church night or day there is nothing there but as you drive past the church you can see flames in the back window.This place could be haunted by an evil spirit this will only happen at night during the day you can not see the flames.
Memphis- Libertyland Theme Park- A very kind man once operated the carousel in this park.When a child's balloon flew into the carousel one day,the man offered to retrieve it.Unfortunately,he had forgotten to turn off the carousel and was decapitated.It is said that the man now haunts the area around this attraction.
Memphis-Metal Museum/Army hospital-The Metal museum of Memphis is part of the grounds of what was the army hospital.This was ground zero for the yellow fever epidemic- and the equivalent of the CDC.Thousands died here.There are many tails of things at night.There is alot of activity in the morgue building and the doctar's residence.
Memphis- University of Memphis-Old Brister Library-It is said to be a young female college student who was raped and killed in the tower of this old library.The ghost has been seen by many custodians who just recall seeing a student who appear and then vanish.The ghost would also scream help me which at times would very much scare the campus police who would go in the building to inspect the screams.Many students in the past have tried to spend the night in the library and have only heard the screams.
Memphis-The lake at Overton Park- According to several witnesses a 35ish year-old lady with a long light blue dress has been seen walking around the lake (usually on the south side) at night...she asks for help with an out stretched arm,but when approached she vanishes.It was reported that the body of a lady with a blue dress had been found near this lake raped and stabbed in the 1960's but it's unknown if there is a connection.
Memphis- The Orpheum Theatre- Several definitive accounts of Mary,the ghost of the Orpheum Theatre exist in the archives of Memphis Magazine,in It Happened in Tennessee and in the published history of the Orpheum.The ghost of a little girl,Mary,haunts this theatre.She has a favorite seat during performances.Some people believed that she is the ghost of a girl who died when the original Orpheum burned,but no one was reported to have been killed,and others believe she was killed near the Orpheum on Beale Street.She is not a malicious ghost,actually very shy,and enjoys the playing of the organ (where she has appeared several times).
Memphis- Woodruff-Fontaine House-The "Rose Room" is haunted by Molly Woodruff whose bedroom it once was.Her picture is on the wall and she wanders the house,makes a depression in the bedclothes as if she slept there,and there are cold areas.Her most famous appearance was the day the house museum opened in the 1960's when a docent saw a woman in the bedroom who said,"my bed doesn't go there".That was the first of many such stories.Strange odors like cigar smoke have also been in evidence on the house's third floor from an unnamed visitor.
Milligan- Just outside of Clarksville- There's a little used road in Milligan,that goes by a Civil War battlefield.Somewhere on this road,you have to drive through a river that isn't there.You can see it and hear it,but if you stand in it,you stay perfectly dry.
Millington- Millington Central High School- The school theatre is haunted by a ghost that goes by the name of "Herky",this,however is not the person's name when she was alive.
Millington-The Smoke Stacks- This used to be a gunpowder factory during the world wars.Most of it is under ground and alot of tunnels.Rumor has it that it was used by an crazy homeless man to kill and hide his victims.The factory is off limits but you can see the stacks for miles.Rumor has it the woods are haunted by the old mans victims and the tunnels are haunted by the old man himself.
Mount Juliet-Easter Seals Camp Lindahl- A man (Mr. Cropper) and his family who used to live,were killed when there house was set on fire on the land where the camp is now.He now haunts the camp grounds,looking for those who burnt the house,but only appears to the councilors.
Mounteagle- Fairmont Apartments-One of the complexes at the Fairmont Apartments is haunted for unknown reasons.Many of the poeple living there in the past have reported hearing constant footsteps around the place at all hours.Other people have been asleep in their beds and have had the covers pulled off of their beds in the middle of the night by unseen forces.Out of all the apartments in this complex apartment 6 is believed to have the highest spiritual engergies.The people that once lived in this apartment were haunted by many spirits and reported hearing their names like "the wind blowing" at late hours.Another report about this apartment was when a woman was sitting  in the living room watching the TV,the room grew very cold and the numbers on the TV began to change,however the TV remained on one channel.Then shortly after she reported seeing footprints appearing in the carpet as if someone was walking across the room.Also the showers have been reported to come on by themselves.
Murfreeboro- Stones river battlefield- Stop no.4 also known as the slaughter pen it is an incredible cold feeling just being there; felt cold presence at the Wilder Watch Tower.
Nashville- Hawkins House- A poltergeist inhabited this house for a long time.
Nashville- The Hermitage- Home to President Andrew Jackson.Several Caretakers have reported seeing slaves gathered on the front balcony of the mansion in front of Jackson's bedroom window.
Nashville- Madison-Duff's Smorgasbord- Stories of strange sounds & activity,they generally occur in either the morning or at night when the restaurant is closed and there were only a few employees (1-4) there.These strange sounds usually came in the form of crashing pans or stock,as though something had fallen in the back.Other employees claimed to have heard the sound of women laughing as though they were above them in the air.Duff's Smorgasbord Experience.
Nashville- Opryland-Hank Williams has been seen by a construction worler who got locked in and explored the building and saw Hank,and another singer  was practicing one of Hank's songs and all the lights went out in the middle of the song.
Nashville- Opryland Hotel-There is said to be a ghost at the Opryland Hotel,it is a lady that will come down the corridors late at night.There has been strange things happening there,especially on the 3rd shift.Some say they have seen her.
Nashville-Two Rivers Mansion & Golf Course- People walking in the mansion and items disappearing.Lights turning off and on.Witnesses report feelings like you are being watched,and if it's really quiet you can hear foot steps following you around.It is known to be a litter of civil war bodies under the ground.Also known for a Indian buriel ground.In the process of building the golf course there were Indian and civil war artifacts found underground.Rumor is that there was an old house that was at the very back of the golf course that was torn down long time ago that there was an old man that lived in it that buried his money under ground and if you go up there late at night you can hear him opening his jars of money that were found during the destruction of the house.
Nashville- Wilowen Poltergeist- House is haunted by an evil entity that is very abusive to whom ever lives there for any length of time.It is said a disgruntled old man that lived there is angry that someone else may be in his home.Full classical haunted house,by whom or what is still to be determined.
Neva- Neva School- There is a little boy that haunts the bathroom because he was always picked on in there.So one day he ran away and no one ever found him.So he haunts the old school that closed down 1 yr ago.
Newport- The Memorial Building- In the early 70's a plane crashed in Parrottsville and all the remains of the bodies were taken and temporarily stored.Sometimes people say they hear women screaming and babies crying and others say they have recorded being watched only when not looking.
North Chattanooga- The cemetery off Memorial Drive- There is an arch in the middle of the cemetery a Masonic arch at which an apparition is suppose to appear.
Oak Ridge- Galaher Road-George Jones Missionary Church-It has been told that several people were murdered within a 2 mile radius,and if you go there in the dark,you will not be alone.There has been alot of unexplained activity there and it followed visitors home,be careful about what you do here,bad things has been known to happen to passerbys.
Oak Ridge-Wheat Community Church-It has been said for many yrs that the old Wheat Church is haunted.There have been many stories told on the church and what happened there,but the one I have heard to be true is this one.The church is a very small one with a small cemetery right beside it.Not alot of folks went to the church even when it was still open to the public back in the 1940's.It was said that the minister of the church went mad,and hung himself by the bell tower.If you were to go there on Halloween it is said you could see the rope swinging,and blood dripping from it.No Trespassing.
Oliver Springs-Harvey's Furniture Building-Apparitions seen.
Ooltewah-Super 8 Motel-A girl,in her mid 20's,sitting on the edge of the bed,looks like she is undressing.May have been a murdered prostitute.Gives the feeling of terror.
Paris-Henry-Dumpling Hill Cemetery-The ghost of a slave haunged for a petty crime is often seen and hard here attempting to chase away any visitors.So bewear stay away from Dumpling Hill Cemetery at night.
Pigeon Forge-Family Inn by Dixie Stampede-It's said to be haunted by an old lady who was killed working late.They say that you can see her shadow watching you from wherever you stand,on the same say as her death.
Powell-Copper Ridge Baptist Church-Reports of seeing black figures,moving around inside,and you can hear screams up at the old barn,about 75-100 yards away from the church.Once a group of boys went in with a tape recoder,and left it inside,while they remained outside.On the way home they listened to the recorder,and you can distinctly hear a little girl say 'help us".They boys went back and put the tape recorder in the church,overnight.Upon there return,and listening to the tape,you can hear all kinds of things moving around all night,and after the tape had been running for almost 15 minutes,you can hear footsteps come up to the recorder and turn it off.
Purdy-Purdy Graveyard-One of the oldest cemeteries in West TN.Many apparitions seen and heard at the graveyard during the night.
Rockwood-Old school house-This schoolhouse is a single room building.It's been told that the school caught fire many yrs ago;there were several children that got burned to death.If you stop at this school,it's been told that you can hear children screaming.If you take photos you can see a lot of unexplained things such as faces of kids,mean dogs and such.The outside of the school remains,the inside has been gutted,but is by no mean empty.
Rogersville- Pressman's Homes-A handful of large 1910 architecturally styled buildings that were built as a World War 1 newpaper press way up in the hills near Rogersville.Many reports of strange lights on at night and a definite unsettling vibe.Soon after World War 11 the press was forced into a tuberculosis sanitarium due to an uncontrollable outbreak.Many people claim that the patients were treated somewhat harshly and many people supposedly lost their sanity.The remains of a hotel are still halfway standing across the street mainly covered by a sea of kudzu.
Rugby-The Big South Fork National Park-The newspaper,USA today did a story in 1977 on one of the houses that is haunted by the ghost of a land agent who died there waitting for his son to arrive.Rugby is a land agent that is the remnats of a failed Victorian attemp at a utopian settlement there in the Cuberland Mountains.
Sale Creek-Shipley Hollaw in Sale Creek- For over a hundred yrs,a glowing white figure has haunted the small road stretching from Mill Dam on Daughtery Ferry Road,right off HWY 27,and continues through Shipley Hollow Road.This white figure has been said to have uninvited joined many hay and horseback rides.
Sevierville- Bluff Mountain Old hotel site-Apparitions of people around a fire have been reported.
Sevierville- Near Walkter State Community College-It's said to have been built over a hundred yrs ago,by a family who had 2 children.The father supposedly rapidly raped the little girl who was 3.One day when the little girl tried to fight back,the father got angry and accidentally killed the little girl.Not knowing what to do,he put her in bed,in her room at the top of the stairs on the left,and waitted until each family member got home.One by one he murdered each one,but he supposedly killed himself,leaving his wife to find the four bodies upstairs,2 in each room.The wife continued to live there after reporting that her family had been kidnapped.No one knows what happened to the bodies.There are documents that prove that an old woman lived in the house until the late 50's,often renting out rooms.The house has since been abandoned.There are many smaller slave houses behind the main house,and a pool with a pool house.People have said that you can sometimes see the little girl looking out the upstairs window room what used to be her room.And along the driveway,you can hear sounds of people muttering and talking,but can't really make out what they are saying.And you can't drive up to the house.You have to park in the street and walk all the way to the house because the driveway is to messed up.
Sevierville-The Old Eledge House-It is said that Mr. Eledge died of a heart attack in the house and has haunted the place ever since it happened.The lights flicker on and off at night and noises are heard throughout the house.The noises are of Mr. Eledge and his children talking and laughing.The basement of the house is haunted by ghost of his children.
Sewanee-Dubose Conference Center- In the last room on the East hall a girl named Sidney is said to have hung herself in the closet and haunts the room to this day.Many who stay in the room have said they felt her presence.Also the previous caretaker Dr. Dubose is said to haunt the grounds.
Sewanee-Tennessee Williams Building-In this preforming art studio in Sewanee you are able to hear noises from clapping to screaming in the pool area.It is said that when the building was first constructed a young boy who has basically no friends drown in the pool and no one could have heard him scream.He will clap for you from time to time or he will taunt you with a scream it is your decision if you want to check it out.
Sewanee-Tuckaway Dormitory-There suicides have taken place in the same room on the third flor-ghosts of the victims reportedly have tormented students.Headless Gownsman apparently appear during homecoming on certain yrs.
Shelby County-Shelby Forest- There has been a man seen in the woods several times known as Pigman,when approached he disappears he has a pig like face and others haunt this wooded area too.It's only likey that you'll see pig man at night but carry a flashlight to see other strange things.
Shelbyville-Hillcrest Cemetery- Apparitions,and cold spots recorded.
Shiloh- Shiloh Battlefield- On the battlefield,there is a pond known as "The Bloody Pond" where many injured and dying soldiers went to cool their thirst during the heat of the day,during the Battle of Shiloh.It is said that,on certain days,when the sun hits just right,the water looks of blood red,Just as it did during that battle.There is also a ghost of a woman in a white dress,possibly the wife of one of the soldiers or officers that helped nurse the men.She appears to women and children who become lost and become saddened or frightened by the battlefield.She is a helpful spirit who tries to calm and sooth those who are in need of comfort or help,but she quickly disappears when someone else comes upon her and the person she is trying to help.(I have investigated Shiloh myself and this battlefield is very haunted,everytime I stood on the edge of Bloody Pond,I was overwelmed with pain and sadness and began to weep,I wish I still had all my photos from there.)
Shiloh-Shiloh National Miltitary Park-Activity occurring in the old caretakers house.Doors open and close mysteriously.Cabinet doors open and close as well.(I tried to get premission to go inside this house while I was there,never got a response back,but my vibes from standing outside the house tell me it's very haunted indeed.)
Shiloh National Miltitary Park-Duncan Field-A number of shadowy soldier-like figures have been spotted in the field at night,appearing to be re-fighting the battle.They make no sound and cannot be contacted.This has been wintnessed by many people on multiple occasions.(I have witnessed these figures myself)
South Pittsburg-The Baumgartner house-Located directly across the street from the cemetery.Built and owned by the first undertaker of the town.Haunted by three family members.A woman,probably the original owner's wife dressed in a blue dress,a dark haired attractive man,and a slender tall man with a short hair cut wearing a lng john shirt and slacks.Seen frequently in rooms not being used for a period of time and then used again.Ghosts here don't seem to want to be noticed much.These ghosts interact with surroundings and are quite visible.
Suck Creek-In the canyons of Suck Creek,there is a trial that leads up the mountian to Printice Cooper,a local nature reserve,some nights on this trail you can see and hear a man groaning,and walking aimlessly looking for the men who killed him.Folklore tells of a slave,that tried to escape to freedon,before he could get very far men on horses can and beat him then hung him in a tree,the men came back to discover him still alive.So they beat him until he died.Now he searches for vengeance.
Sumner county-Portland-The big South Tunnel train tracks-Believed to be haunted by the lady in white.She has been seen in the woods around the tunnels and in people's yards that live nearby.Seen in pictures as a bright white Orb floating through the woods.
Surgoinsville- New Providence Church Cemetery-The Old White Oak as it's cleld has many strange things happen atop that mountain.Right off 11w in Surgoinsville.A black dog seems to watch over Captain Maxwell's grave but disappears right after sighted.Birds erupt at night if one gets within a few feet of the Revolutionary soldiers grave and many have heard footsteps in the leaves that walk along with them at night.
Sweetwater-Lost Sea Cave- Here is said to be a ghost of a union Soldier who was killed while spying on Confederates in the cave,another is a jaguar ghost,people have felt its tail brush against them.
Tiptonville-Margaret Newton Elementary School- Some have seen in the storage room.Some in janitor's room.She is not mean,but she will hurt you she has thrown brooms and chairs at some of the kids.
Triune- Chapel Hill-  A long time ago a man was working for a railroad company.He was looking out the window to try and ascertain why the train was tilting,he fell and was run over by the train,his head was cut off.He's still on the job.What he is doing is still trying to determine just what made the train tilt.All you can see is a mysterious light going back and forth a few feet anove the ground.The light comes closer and closer then goes farther and farther away.
Tullahoma- Old Walmart Building in Forest Gallery Shopping Center- Night stift crew would see black apparitions out the corner of their eye,reports of seeing merchandise move off pallets,fall of shelves and items disappear to reappear nowhere near where it begin with.Strange music being played,seeing strange faces in the security balls that hang on the ceiling.Hearing screams and strange voices over the PA system.This store is no longer the Wal-Mart,since it moved to a Supercenter.
Tullahoma- Ovoca Orphanage- On Ovoca road,you come to a pond and if you drive down the road you can hear little childern screaming and splashes of water,because tale is,when the orphanage burnt down,the kids that were on fire all jumped into the pond to exterminate the fire and then drowned.A white truck will flash their lights and chase you out of there and then disappear.
Unicoi County- Jobe Cemetery- Jobe Cemetery is said to be haunted by a spirit of a mean hobo that died about 100 yrs ago.He is said to still haunt this place and scare local residence that dare visit the cemetery.
Washburn-Arnwine Cemetery-The cemetery is located about 10-15 miles on this old back road.As you go back the road gets narrow and the tree limbs start to scrath the side of your car.When you finally get back there,no one has been buried there since 1903.That is the latest date found.Reports of cars not wanting to start and a woman appearing also.
Washington- Johnson City "Cherokee-dry creek- It has been said that if you are out after dark that something will walk up behind you.You can't see anyone but you can feel their presence.If you run it will chase you but if you stop it will stop.Some people have actually seen it.They have said that it looks like a human with no face.
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