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Tennessee Real Haunted Houses - Houses That are Truly Haunted

Looking for some REAL scares? You're in luck -Tennessee 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 Tennessee's haunted history, you'll want to check out Tennessee Haunted Houses's database of real haunted houses across Tennessee that are filled with thrills, chills, and scares year round!
 
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  •   1880 Newbury House Rugby, TN
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    This "public house" has been in use since 1880 and once served as board and lodging. In 1881, a typhoid epidemic took the lives of seven residents of the home. Rumor has it that single female guests have been known to wake up in the middle of the night with the ghost of a man standing over their bed. Reports believe the ghost is Charles Oldfield. The historic home has the Charles... Read More

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  •   Loretta Lynn Ranch Hurricane Mills, TN
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    Both the Plantation house at the ranch and the surrounding areas have seen supernatural activity. Civil War soldiers have reportedly been seen walking or camping out nearby and the house itself has also had its fair share of unexplained phenomena, attributed to the plantation's founders. In 2011, Ghost Adventures featured the ranch on their show. Read More

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  •   Mysterious Mansion Gatlinburg, TN
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    The mystery of this old mansion involves a sobbing spirit. Locals have reported the tale of a 7 year old girl who died when she fell off the balcony into a creek below. It has been rumored that her spirit appears around the anniversary of her death, crying and pointing up to the spot she fell from. Read More

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  •   Bellwood Mansion Indian Mound, TN
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    Bellwood Mansion is located in the middle of the woods and is completely abandoned. It has been reported that the home is a magnet for local legends about ghost sightings and witchcraft. Read More

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  •   Blackwell Manor Memphis, TN
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    This historic Memphis mansion is believed to be haunted by the spirit of a former owner, who has been seen walking around the house after dark. It has also been rumored that he has slammed doors and turned on all the lights in the house. Read More

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    Fairvue, also known as the historic Isaac Franklin Plantation, was built in 1832. Isaac Franklin was a successful slave trader who sold about 1,200 enslaved people into the Southwest region. He earned almost $1,000,000 in his lifetime. For the next several years, the plantation changed hands and then was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1977. The area was later evolved into a... Read More

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  •   Falcon Rest Mansion and Gardens McMinnville, TN
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    This mansion is the spot for historic tours and also now features a bed and breakfast. People have witnessed whistling and footsteps on the stairs, random cigar smoke, moved objects, electronic oddities and a mirror that fell off the wall for no reason. Rumors say the ghost that lives here is Clay Faulkner, the original owner who died in 1916. Read More

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  •   Carnton Mansion Franklin, TN
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    This 1800's mansion was once used as a hospital site for Confederate soldiers and is now a plantation house and museum. It has been rumored that ghost soldiers still walk the grounds to this day. Their spirits have been seen, along with the ghostly woman in white who has been seen on the back porch of the mansion. Rumour has it that if you walk along the right-most row in the plantation... Read More

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  •   Glenmore Mansion Jefferson City, TN
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    Before local historian Thomas Roach's death, he stated that if a ghost was seen at the mansion, it might just be of him! Ever since his death, visitors have witnessed a friendly presence and a misty spirit on the lower floor of the mansion. It has also been reported that a woman in white looks out the windows of the house and strange lights are seen in the attic after the house has been... Read More

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  •   Sam Davis House Smyrna, TN
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    The Sam Davis House was built around 1810 and is now a museum. The home was restored in 1850 and Sam Davis himself lived there until 1860. He was later on hanged by the Union Army in 1863 for being a spy. Spirits of a young man, who those believe to be Davis' brother Oscar, have been seen, along with sounds of a woman crying where Davis' body was laid in state in the parlor. Reports of... Read More

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  •   Woodruff-Fontaine House Memphis, TN
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    This historic mansion was built in the 1870's and is now a house museum that is rumored to be haunted by Molly Woodruff. Molly's bedroom was once The Rose Room, and it has been rumored that visitors to her room can feel her presence. It has also been reported that a witness once heard her say, "My bed doesn't go there." Read More

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  •   Historic Cragfont Castalian Springs, TN
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    The first Cragfont (log cabin) was built in 1785 by brothers James and George Winchester. George was killed in 1794 by Indians and James and his wife Susan continued to build the upscale manor house Cragfont. They later finished the build in 1802. The mansion has since then been restored and is open to the public. Caretakers have seen spirits and objects that had been moved, candles... Read More

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  •   Carter House Franklin, TN
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    The Carter House was built by Fountain Branch Carter in 1830 and is now a Civil War Museum. The house lies in the middle of the Battle of Franklin, one of the worst Civil War battles. It was used by Union troops as a command post, while the Carter family hid in the basement as the sounds of cannons and gunfire surrounded them. Another member of the Carter family, son Todd Carter had... Read More

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  •   Pinhook Plantation House Calhoun, TN
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    Ghosts that have been reported at the plantation include the Lady in the Gray Gown and a monk who once held a meeting with several other ghosts in the Gathering Room. The Lady in the Gray Gown has been known to open the front door and walk up the staircase. Other reports have said there is a rocking chair that starts to frantically begin rocking, and then stops. Read More

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  •   The Hermitage Nashville, TN
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    In 1780, The Hermitage was settled by Nathaniel Hays and then sold to Andrew Jackson in 1804 for $3,400. Jackson built the brick, Federal-style home around 1820 and came back after his U.S. presidency term ended in 1837. He later died at the home on June 8th, 1845. The Ladies' Hermitage Association (LHA) took over the home to restore it once it has fell into disrepair until 1889. After... Read More

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  •   Rotherwood Mansion Kingsport, TN
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    The Rotherwood Mansion was built by the Reverend Frederick A. Ross in 1818 and is rumored to be the home of a ghostly Lady in White. Legend says that the lady is Ross's daughter, Rowena, who was said to be looking for her love who drowned in the Holston River nearby. After several more tragedies, Rowena went to the same river where she drowned herself. Ever since, her spirit has... Read More

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  •   Millenium Manor House Alcoa, TN
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    The Millenium Manor House was built in the early 20th century, and the owner and his wife believed that as long as they worked on the property, they would never die. The owners eventually passed away, but many believe that their spirits still linger on the property. It has been reported that people have heard disembodied footsteps in the house and voices while no one was around. A... Read More

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  • Gwendolyn's House Elizabethton, TN
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    Gwendolyn's House was built in the early 1900's and is haunted by the ghost of a woman in white, who has been seen standing at the windows, looking out across the valley. The spirit of a black dog has also been seen running throughout the hallways of the home and in the basement. An entity who is said to be aggressive, has also been reported inside the house, and screams at people who... Read More

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  •   Baker Peters Mansion Knoxville, TN
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    Baker Peters Mansion, which is now home to the Baker Peters Jazz Club, is rumored to be haunted by Abner Baker, a former resident of the old building. The mansion was built in 1840 and was inhabited by Dr. Baker's family and several wounded Confederate soldiers whom he was helping during the Civil War. When the Union found out about Dr. Baker helping the soldiers, they barged in and... Read More

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    People have reported seeing spirits inside the mansion and moving objects all around the building. The lights have been rumored to turn on and off at night and people have seen strange lights from across the golf course moving around the house. Strange laughter has been heard on the fairways of the golf course, along with disembodied footsteps and eerie noises are heard at the rear end... Read More

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    This home dates back to around 1826 and is known by locals as "The Clegg House." Noises and voices have been rumored and locals say they home has had the inability to hold tennants in the past. People have reported plenty of EVP's, mist, unexplained lights, heavy EMF readings and partial possessions. Read More

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  •   Wheatland Plantation Sevierville, TN
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    Located off Boyd's Creek Highway, The Wheatland Plantation is an 1820 Federal Style home that was built around a large geode by a Freemason. The plantation has witnessed over 70 murders and deaths within its walls, while its grounds were home to battles of both the Revolutionary and Civil Wars. There were an estimated 28 Cherokees that were massacred in the Battle of Boyd's Creek, who... Read More

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