The Real Short Story’s Behind Alabama’s Scariest Places
Alabama has some of the most haunted places in the country. We put together the cliff notes version to explain the story's behind the hauntings.
Did you now Alabama is also home to more supernatural activity than anywhere in the country.
Alabama's Most Supernatural Cities
If that didn't spook you too much, here are the true stories.
The Tutwiler Hotel (Birmingham, AL)
The Tutwiler Hotel 2021 Park Pl., Birmingham, AL 35203 The lights of the bar and kitchen would turn on by themselves said, a former staff member. Many believe the ghost of Colonel Tutwiler was a respectful ghost.
Ghost Bridge (Florence, AL)
The haunting of Jackson Ford Bridge is also referred to as “Ghost Bridge.” There are rumors of a white mist that comes up from the creek onto the bridge and strange orbs and sounds of footsteps walking the bridge at night.
Jemison Center or Old Bryce Hospital (Northport, AL)
Old Bryce Hospital in Northport, AL is known for always delivering a haunting experience. The former insane asylum is known for the horrible and inhumane treatment of its patients. Screams, scuffling of feet and the unexplained creaking of doors have been reported.
Jack Cole Road (Hayden, AL)
Jack Cole Road is an unpaved road surrounded by dense woods off Highway 7 in Blount County. 68 deaths have been reported on Jack Cole Road. People claim to see things like a deformed Bigfoot.
Redmont Hotel (Birmingham, AL)
The Redmont Hotel is Birmingham’s oldest hotel. The most famous ghost of the hotel is singer Hank Williams. Also a ghost of a woman has been seen on the ninth floor, And a small dog has been spotted walking the halls of the hotel as well.
Fort Morgan (Gulf Shores, AL)
The Fort Morgan area took heavy fire during the Battle of Mobile Bay. Visitors say you can hear cries and screams of men and they have seen women searching for justice after being killed.
The Drish House (Tuscaloosa, AL)
Tuscaloosa’s Drish House was built in 1937 and has officially been named the most haunted place in Alabama. It is now available for receptions and events. 2300 17th St., Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 • (205) 765-8023
Sloss Furnaces (Birmingham, AL)
Birmingham’s Sloss Furnaces became was the site of where 47 workers lost their lives in accidents. According to Birmingham Police records, there have been more than 100 reports of strange activity.
Highway 5 Ghost (Lynn, AL)
This stretch of road is haunted by the ghost of a woman who was killed by a trucker. Apparently, she travels up and down the road searching for her killer and has been reported to bang on truck doors. Many truckers avoid this stretch of road.
Gaines Ridge Dinner Club (Camden, AL)
The Gaines Ridge Dinner Club has been named the “Most Haunted Restaurant in Alabama.” Visitors have reported hearing screams, a floating woman in the windows, a baby crying, and what looks to be a tall, bearded man in black.
But did you know Alabama is also home to more supernatural activity than just about anywhere in the country?