While the past of every plantation in the American South is tainted by the evil of slavery, some also have legends and ghost stories that add another level of unrest to their histories. These haunted relics from a darker time are home to the ghosts of slaves and soldiers as well as plantation owners and their family members. This list explores several haunted plantations and their popular spirit sightings, along with the tragic historical background behind these eerie tales.
Myrtles Plantation Is Haunted By The Ghost Of A Girl Slain By Her Fellow Slaves
Oak Alley Plantation Is Visited By A Mysterious Dark-Haired Woman
At Gaineswood Plantation, People Still Hear The Sounds Of A Ghostly Piano
Visitors Hear Sobbing From Inside A Well At Bulloch Hall Plantation
The Ghost Of A Little Girl Calls For Her Mother At Waverly Plantation
Magnolia Plantation Is Guarded By The Ghost Of The Former Overseer