Ghosts, Monsters & Mysteries of the South

The Ghost of Bellamy Bridge

The legend of Bellamy Bridge is perhaps Florida's best known ghost story. Believers claim that the restless spirit of a young woman can be seen in the swamps near Marianna.

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The Edgefield Ghost

Did a poltergeist terrorize a South Carolina community nearly 200 years ago? Dozens of people witnessed something. Read the story of the Edgefield Ghost and decide for yourself!

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Headless Horse of Albany, Georgia

Newspaper reports indicate the ghost of a "headless horse" once roamed the riverfront of Albany, Georgia. The strange story is one of the better legends of ghostly activity from the Peach State.

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Southern Strangeness

Stories of ghosts, monsters and more abound in the Deep South.

ExploreSouthernHistory.com does real research into the "stories behind the stories" of these tales so we can share the truth with you.

Whether it is the story of a supposed haunted or a sighting of the creature that many call Bigfoot, we do our best to get to be bottom of things so we can tell you the real story.

Learn more in the featured stories above or by following the links below to explore our many pages about Ghosts, Monsters and Mysteries!

Alabama

Face in the Courthouse Window

Ghost of Huggin' Molly

Ghost of Sketoe's Hole

Arkansas

The Arkansas Airship of 1897

The Arkansas Wild Man

The White River Monster

Florida

The Ghost of Bellamy Bridge

Ghost Ship of the Everglades

Georgia

The Ghost of Allatoona Pass

The Headless Horse of Albany, Georgia

Mississippi

The Ghost of Deer Island

Missouri

The Ghost of Big Cedar

South Carolina

The Edgefield Ghost

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