Haunted Chattanooga

Ghost City Tours' list of the most haunted places in Chattanooga, Tennessee

The Most Haunted Places in Chattanooga

Not many people realize that Chattanooga is one of the most haunted cities in America! While it doesn't get the press that other haunted Tennessee cities get, like Nashville, Chattanooga is one seriously haunted city!

On our Ghost Tours we go into detail about why Chattanooga is so haunted. Take a little bit of Civil War, a little bit of people doing evil things, and a lot of death, and you have the recipe for a haunted city. Chattanooga has all of it!

We'll be continually adding more of Chattanooga's most haunted locations to our list over time. In the meantime, scroll on down to read about the most haunted places in Chattanooga.

The Chattanooga Choo Choo, one of Chattanooga's most haunted places

1. The Chattanooga Choo Choo

From 1909 to 1970, all trains heading to the American South passed through Chattanoog's famous terminal, and today the Chattanooga Choo Choo is home to the world's largest model train display.

But might it be home to something else as well--something more ... ghostly? With 1,000 freight cars, 80 passenger cars and 3,000 feet of track, the Chattanooga Choo Choo is something that shouldn't be missed. For its history and also for the numerous ghosts that visitors have spotted over the years. Who is haunted the Chattanooga Choo Choo?

Learn more about the Chattanooga Choo Choo
Underground Chattanooga, one of the most haunted areas in downtown Chattanooga

2. Underground Chattanooga

Beneath the streets of modern-day Chattanooga lay a hidden labyrinth of winding streets and of hidden haunted areas.

Ask a local and they'll be sure to tell you that the most haunted area in town is a place that you can no longer visit, but still exists beneath the surface level. Ghosts have been known to walk through walls and appear as tangible as the living. Who are these lost souls roaming underground Chattanooga?

Learn more about the ghosts that haunt Underground Chattanooga.
The Hunter Museum, in Chattanooga, is widely regarded as one of the most haunted places in downtown Chattanooga.

3. The Hunter Museum

Once owned by the family who ran and founded the Coca-Cola bottling empire, Chattanooga's Hunter Museum has since been converted into the Hunter Museum of American Art - a true highlight for anyone who visits the city.

But, the Hunter Museum has a new claim to fame via its ghosts and hauntings. Reports have emerged over the years of strange activity. But can the phenomena be attributed to the many artifacts housed within the musuem? Or is there something else more sinister at work here?

Learn more about the ghosts that haunt The Hunter Museum.
The Read House Hotel. If you're looking for a haunted hotel in Chattanooga, stay here.

4. The Read House Hotel

For over a century now, The Read House has operated as a home away from home to famous icons like Winston Churchill, Gary Cooper, Oprah Winfrey and Al Capone. But is it home to anything else?

Once a hospital for the Union Troops, The Read House has been a frequest hotspot for ghostly activity over the decades and for good reason. Murders, suicides and other tragic events have taken place within its walls. And it seems that the hotel's ghosts have no intention of leaving anytime soon.

Learn more about the ghosts of the Read House Hotel.

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