HAUNTED MISSISSIPPI


The state of Mississippi has seen more than its share of turmoil over the last two centuries from the strife of the civil rights movement to the bloodshed of the Civil War.... all of which has left behind the spirits of the past.

Mississippi became the second state to secede from the Union in 1861 and became the "Republic of Mississippi" under the Confederate States of America. The fact that Confederate president Jefferson Davis hailed from Mississippi gave the state a particular closeness to the new government and then it would go on to have a pivotal role in the Confederacy throughout the war. 

Beginning in the spring of 1862, Mississippi became a battleground and there were few sections of the state which did not see destruction and devastation. In 1863, the state would capture the attention of the nation during the terrible Siege of Vicksburg, which is described in greater detail in the section about the ghosts of that city.


Check out the special WJTV Mississippi Ghost Hunt from News Channel 12! Click on the Logo Below to Search for Ghosts!



Also: Do you know of any good hauntings in your area of Mississippi? Contact producer Rick Garner at WJTV about getting your story on the air!

So, sit back and enjoy these tales about the ghosts of the Deep South, a place where customs and traditions (including ghosts) are still a part of everyday life.

GOAT CASTLE
The History & Hauntings of the House once known as "the Most Haunted Place
in Natchez

ILLINOIS CENTRAL SPOOK LIGHT

ERROLTON

TEMPLE HEIGHTS

WAVERLY

THE AMOS DEASON HOME

GHOSTS OF NATCHEZ
Including the ghosts and legends of the Natchez Trace; King's Tavern; Linden and the famous Longwood

THE HAWES MANSION RUINS

COLD SPRING PLANTATION

LOCHNIVAR

GHOSTS OF VICKSBURG
Ghosts and haunted places from the most Civil War battle location in Mississippi, including Anchuca; Cedar Grove and the McRaven House


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