Haunted Savannah

Ghost City Tours' list of the 37 most haunted places in Savannah, Georgia

What are the MOST HAUNTED Places in Savannah?

Are you looking for the most haunted places in Savannah? Here at Ghost City Tours, we've put together what we think is the ultimate list of haunted locations in Savannah Georgia. Below, you'll find 37 of Savannah's paranormal hotspots. All of these locations have a long history of ghost sightings and stories.

It is no wonder that many people consider Savannah to be the most haunted city in America, and maybe even the World!

In everything we do, here at Ghost City Tours, we try to shed some light on why Savannah is soo haunted. War, famines, disease outbreaks, natural disasters…Savannah has seen it all.

While this is a great overview for the hauntings and ghosts of Savannah, nothing can replace a high quality ghost tour. When you’re ready to take a haunted ghost tour of Savannah let us know. Until then, enjoy this list of the most haunted places in Savannah Georgia.

Want to See a Ghost in Savannah?

While we cannot guarantee a ghost sighting, there is a better chance it could happen in Savannah than in most other cities. We put together an article on the Best Places for a Ghostly Encounter in Savannah. Check it out if you'd like to stay in or visit the places in Savannah where you have a good chance of having a paranormal experience with the ghosts of Savannah.

Savannah's Haunted Houses and Mansions

Throughout the Historic District of Savannah you'll find many haunted houses and historic mansions. It seems like you can't walk more than a block without coming across another house where ghosts are said to haunted.

432 Abercorn, reportedly one of the most haunted houses in Savannah

1. 432 Abercorn Street

Perhaps the most controversial haunted house in Savannah, the house at 432 Abercorn has captured the imaginations of paranormal fans and visitors to our ghost tours alike. However, most of the stories being told about the house at 432 Abercorn Street are downright lies and completely made up. We attempt to tell the true stories of this haunted home.

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The Mercer Williams House, one of the most famous haunted houses in Savannah Georgia

2. Mercer Williams House

There are many mysteries surrounding the Mercer Williams House on Monterey Square. There have been all sorts of ghost stories and hauntings that come from this beautiful home. Of course some of them are nonsense, but some seem to have merit.

Featured in the famous book, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, the Mercer Williams house is a favorite tourist attraction in Savannah. Come out on our ghost tours and hear the haunted truths about the Mercer Williams House.

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The haunted Davenport House, on Columbia Square

3. The Davenport House

The Davenport House, in historic Savannah, has one of the city’s most famous ghosts haunting the halls and rooms of the building. People have been reporting seeing a ghostly feline roaming the house for many years. Is this ghost cat for real or simply a figment of over-active imaginations? But, that isn’t the only ghost seen here.

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The Andrew Low House, where many of Savannah's ghosts have been seen

4. The haunted Andrew Low House

The story of the ghosts and hauntings at the Andrew Low House is an interesting one. The staff of the Andrew Low House have been known to tell people about their run-ins with the ghosts which have seemed to stay behind. And who could blame them? The house is beautiful. So, who are these ghosts that reside in the Andrew Low House?

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One of the more well-known haunted places in Savannah, the house at 12 West Oglethorpe Street

5. 12 West Oglethorpe

12 West Oglethorpe seems to be one of everyone's' favorite haunted houses in Savannah Georgia. Long abandoned, this haunted house remains the source of mystery and intrigue for people seeing it on a ghost tour. What is the truth about who may be haunting 12 West Oglethorpe?

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Perhaps the most famous (un)haunted House in Savannah, the Hampton Lillibridge House

6. The Hampton-Lillibridge House

We are including the Hampton-Lillibridge House on this list because so many people request information about it. However, the Hampton-Lillibridge House is one of those houses in Savannah where the ghost tour companies took so many liberties with the story that it no longer resembles truth, at all.

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The Haunted Willink House, in the Historic District of Savannah

7. The Haunted Willink House

While Savannah is known for its haunted atmosphere, there is perhaps no other haunted house which has seen such sadness and despair as The Willink House, located at 426 East St. Julian Street.

Neighbors continue to hear the sounds of the front door opening and slamming shut by an unseen force, to say nothing of the household items that are constantly being moved around by ghostly fingers . . . Who are the ghosts of The Willink House in Savannah?

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The Haunted Owens Thomas House

8. The Haunted Owens-Thomas House

In the Owens-Thomas House’s long history, it has seen just about it all. Slavery, the fire of 1820, the Civil War, and Yellow Fever are just some of the tragedies that have been witnessed. It's conceivable that these events are what make Savannah one of the most haunted cities in the American South. And, the Owens-Thomas House might just be one of the more restless houses in this ghost-ridden city.

The Owens-Thomas House is a place of many secrets and hauntings. Spirits here linger about, unable to crossover, for whatever their reason might be. These lost souls roam throughout the halls and rooms of this property they call home.

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Savannah's Haunted Cemeteries

Savannah is home to many haunted cemeteries. Some of them dating back to the mid-1700's, there is plenty of reasons to believe that our Cemeteries may be the most haunted places in the entire city of Savannah.

The front gates of Colonial Park Cemetery, which many believe is the most haunted place in Savannah

9. Colonial Park Cemetery

Considered by many to be one of the most haunted, if not the most haunted location in all of Savannah, Colonial Park Cemetery is a must see for any paranormal enthusiast while visiting Savannah Georgia.

The stories that involve Colonial Park are well known to most locals. What else is well known to locals is that most of the ghost stories about how haunted Colonial Park Cemetery are complete garbage.

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A photograph from the haunted Laurel Grove Cemetery, in Savannah Georgia

10. The Ghosts of Laurel Grove Cemetery

While Savannah is more commonly known for its haunted cemeteries, such as Colonial Park or Bonaventure, one of its most haunted graveyards is actually that of Laurel Grove Cemetery. Rumors of voodoo rituals have emerged from Laurel Grove, and even Ghost City's founder had one terrifying experience at this little known cemetery. Who are the ghosts of Laurel Grove?

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A photograph from the haunted Monterey Square, located in Savannah Georgia

11. Secret Burials Grounds of Savannah

Bonaventue, Colonial Park and Laurel Grove are all cemeteries that dot Savannah's landscape. You can take a tour or wander through these hollowed grounds on your own...but Savannah is home to countless other cemeteries.

Only, these 'other' cemeteries are hidden, kept away. They rest unnoticed by passing tourists or even life-long residents of Savannah. Where are these cemeteries located? And what ghosts still lurk on their grounds?

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Savannah's Haunted Hotels

Are you traveling to Savannah, Georgia, and hoping to room with some ghosts? If so, they look no further: we've collected the ghostly stories from some of our favorite haunted places to stay in Savannah's Historic District. Whether you're keen on just hearing the supernatural stories or are ready to book yourself a room, we hope you'll take a peek and realize.

The Haunted 17Hundred90 Inn, in Savannah Georgia

12. The Haunted 17Hundred90 Inn

The ghost of Anne awaits visitors to the 17Hundred90 Inn. She is just one of the two famous ghosts which seem to haunt this Inn, Restaurant and Bar. If you’re feeling adventurous stay in Room 204, the room where Anne’s ghost has been seen the most. Even the dining area has a few ghost, including a former cook who was into Voodoo.

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The Hamilton-Turner Inn, one of Savannah's most haunted Bed and Breakfasts.

13. The Hamilton-Turner Inn

One of the most beautiful Bed and Breakfasts in all of Savannah, the Hamilton-Turner Inn may also be one of the most haunted. For many years, people staying at the Hamilton-Turner Inn have reported having paranormal encounters with the ghosts of the Hamilton-Turner Inn.

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Savannah's most haunted Hotel, the Marshall House Hotel.

14. The Marshall House Hotel

Savannah's most haunted Hotel, the Marshall House Hotel is well-known to any fans of ghosts and hauntings in Savannah. Once, a Civil War hospital, this Hotel always seems to have more than its' fair share of ghostly activity and paranormal happenings. Stay here for a haunted Savannah experience!

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One of Savannah's best Bed and Breakfasts is also one of its' most haunted. The Kehoe House.

15. The Kehoe House

Sitting on Columbia Square is the awe-inspiring Kehoe House. The Kehoe House is one of the most beautiful Bed and Breakfasts in the south..and if you believe the guests and staff at the Kehoe House, one of the most haunted. More than a few guests have awoken in the middle of the night to see a ghost standing at the end of their bed.

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The Foley House Inn is one of Savannah's most haunted Hotels.

16. Foley House Inn

The Foley House Inn is widely known as one of Savannah's most haunted places to stay. It also happens to be one of the favorite stops on a few of our ghost tours. However, when you look at the real history, it doesn't always line up with the ghost stories being told about the Foley House.

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A photo of River Street from the Savannah River perspective in Savannah Georgia

17. The Olde Harbour Inn

No where else in Savannah, Georgia, can you experience such a blend of Southern Hospitality and the paranormal. With a history that dates back to 1812, The Olde Harbour Inn is one of the longest-running sites which has been consistently used in the city.

But this stately boutique hotel is also quite well known for Hank, its grouchy (and sometimes joker) of a ghost. Stay in Room 405 or 406 to experience the paranormal phenomena yourself.

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Savannah's Haunted Squares

Savannah's Historic District is home to 24 squares, many of them haunted. Some were laid out during the city's founding years when General Oglethorpe settled the area, while others are more recent additions from a century or so ago. But all have a story to tell--beneath the grass, the benches, the picturesque landscape, some were old burial grounds or execution places.

Madison Square is said to be home to numerous ghosts, including the ghosts of British Soldiers

18. Madison Square

Madison Square is widely considered one of the most haunted outdoor locations in Savannah. Reports of shadow people and other ghostly figures have been reported in Madison Square. In the area of Madison Square there was fighting during the Battle of Savannah in the American Revolutionary War. Are these ghostly figures the ghost of war?

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Savannah's most haunted Square, Lafayette Square

19. Lafayette Square

One of the most haunted Squares in Savannah, Lafayette Square is surrounded by haunted homes and buildings. What is it that makes Lafayette Square so haunted? The Andrew Low House and the Hamilton-Turner Inn is also on Lafayette Square.

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A photo of the historic and haunted Calhoun Square, which is located in Savannah Georgia's Historic District.

20. The Ghosts of Calhoun Square

Of all Savannah's historic squares, there is perhaps not one more recognized or visited than Calhoun Square. While the square itself has a few ghosts lingering on the green, it is also the haunted houses situated along the square that make Calhoun Square possibly the most haunted of them all.

It's safe to say that at this haunted location, taking a stroll through during the nighttime hours might reveal more than you ever bargained for . . . after all, it just so happens that Calhoun Square is one of the largest unhallowed burial grounds in Savannah. Who is haunting Calhoun Square?

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Wright Square, where some of Savannah's most famous ghosts are said to haunt.

21. Wright Square

In early Savannah, Wright Square was the site of much death and tragedy. You see, the gallows were at one point sitting in Wright Square. If you were sentenced to death, Wright Square is where you took your last breath. Today, many visitors to Savannah report all sorts of ghostly happenings in Wright Square. What really happens here?

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Columbia Square, where some of Savannah's most famous ghosts are said to haunt.

22. Columbia Square

While Savannah's Columbia Square is most often mentioned because of its importance for historic preservation in the city, Columbia Square is also known for its ghosts... Some of the Savannah's most haunted houses sit on this square and a night does not go by that ghost tours fail to pop up and hear some of the strangest ghost stories Savannah has to offer. But what ghosts are actually haunting Columbia Square?

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The Most haunted Restaurants and Bars in Savannah

Are you looking for a place to eat or drink with a ghostly legend or two? It's no secret that Savannah's reputation of being the most haunted city in Savannah precedes itself, but it's safe to say that this "reputation" is backed up by hard paranormal evidence.

The Pirates House, located in one of the oldest, and most haunted buildings in Savannah

23. The Pirates House

The Haunted Pirate’s House Restaurant is situated in a building that is one of the oldest in Savannah. Stories about the ghosts that reside in the Pirate’s House are well known to Ghost Hunters in Savannah. There are tunnels that run from the basement of this haunted Savannah building to the river, adding to the mystery and intrigue that surround the Pirate’s House.

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The Olde Pink House is well known as one of the most haunted restaurants in Savannah

24. The Olde Pink House

The Olde Pink House Restaurant in Savannah is one of the most haunted buildings in Savannah. You can sit down in the Habersham house and enjoy a world-class dinner while being surrounded by the spirits of Savannah’s past. One of the pervious owners of the house killed himself in the house. Is this the ghost people see in the haunted basement?

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The Moon River Brewing Company, made famous by multiple Ghost Hunting TV shows

25. Moon River Brewing Company

Few buildings in Savannah has such a reputation for the ghosts and hauntings inside than the Moon River Brewing Company. The building which houses Moon River dates back to 1820. It was the City Hotel. Many of the guests have forgotten to check out. When major TV shows come to your place to look for ghosts, you know you have something special.

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The 17Hundred90 Inn and Restaurant, home to many of Savannah's ghosts

26. The Haunted 17hundred90 Inn

This is perhaps the most visited location on every haunted pub crawl in the City of Savannah. Dating back to the 19th century, the famous 17hundred90 Inn remains the highlight for visitors on the search for the paranormal. This Inn (and its accompanying bar) is said to be haunted by a former Voodoo practitioner who once worked at the Inn. As for the most paranormally active room at the property, that belongs to Room 204 where a female spirit refuses to leave the living alone.

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The Six Pence Pub, one of the most haunted pubs and restaurants in Savannah

27. Six Pence Pub

For some British flare, there is no where better than Savannah's Six Pence Pub. For most of the 20th century, it has been serving up pints, ales and all sorts of scrumptious puddings.

But in addition to the thoroughfare, Six Pence Pub has also gained a haunted reputation. What spirits are behind the paranormal activity at this iconic pub?

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A photo of Tondee's Tavern, one of the most haunted places to eat in Savannah, Georgia

28. Tondee's Tavern

Tondee's Tavern, one of the most haunted restaurants in Savannah's historic district. Whilst serving up good drink and even better food, Tondee's paranormal activity is less known to tourists, despite the fact that the staff are fully aware that they are not alone. Descend to the basement for an spooky experience, or simply sidle up to the bar and wait...the rumors aren't for nothing, after all.

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Savannah's Most Haunted Theatres

Why does it seem like every theatre has a ghost or two? The historic theatres of Savannah are no different. Each of Savannah's theatres has their fair share of ghost stories - which is why we include them in our list of Savannah's most haunted locations.

One of Savannah's many haunted Theatres, the Lucas Theatre

29. The Lucas Theatre

Located off of Reynolds Square, the Lucas Theatre has an interesting, and at times, confusing, history. One thing we know for sure is that there seem to be more than a few ghosts haunting the Lucas Theatre. Between staff members and others, many people have had paranormal happenings at the Lucas Theatre.

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The exterior of the Savannah Theatre, one of the most haunted places in Savannah Georgia

30. The Ghosts of the Savannah Theatre

You do not have to look very hard to find haunted spots in Savannah, it seems like every hotel, store and square in town has a ghost story to tell. Well, you can add The Savannah Theatre to the top of that list. It's been around the block longer than most of Savannah's operating establishments, and as such, it has collected many lost souls over the years.

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Savannah's Haunted Forts and Battlefields

Savannah has played a crucial role in both the Revolutionary War and Civil Wars. When you visit Savannah you may decide to visit one of our Forts or Battlefields to take in the history. Just know, these are some of Savannah's most haunted locations..

Fort McAllister, site of a Civil War battle, and the home of many ghosts

31. Haunted Fort McAllister

The site of a Civil War battle, over Savannah, Fort McAllister has long been known as one of Savannah's most haunted locations. Visitors to the battlefield, along with people who work there, have reported seeing ghosts or having other paranormal events happening to them.

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A photograph from the haunted Fort, Fort Jackson, in Savannah Georgia

32. The Ghosts of Old Fort Jackson

Fort Jackson and its grounds, which are soaked with blood, are as haunted as any location that can be found in the City of Savannah, and it for this reason that the Old Fort should be treated with great respect. The story of military life that the fort tells is a history lesson without words. It's an experience that one can only fully comprehend by feeling the atmosphere it presents.

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Madison Square is said to be home to numerous ghosts, including the ghosts of British Soldiers

33. The Haunted Battlefields of Savannah

Throughout Savannah's history, it has been home to numerous battles. Whether the fighting took place inside of the Historic District or nearby, Savannah has seen her fair share of deaths from conflict of armies.

When you're walking through Savannah, you may find yourself walking on a battlefield where men fought and died, without even knowing it. That is why we put together this article.

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Other Most Haunted Locations in Savannah

Some of the most haunted places in Savannah don't fit into neat categories like the places above. Below you can find even more haunted places in Savannah where ghosts are often seen.

River Street, home to many of Savannah's haunted buildings and ghosts

34. River Street

River Street has always been a source of weird energy and ghostly tales, dating all the way back to the early days of Savannah’s history. The buildings which line River Street, most of them old warehouses, all seem to have a ghost or haunting inside. The buildings on River Street are a paranormal investigator’s playground to say the least.

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Factors Walk, one of the spookiest, haunted places in Savannah.

35. Factors Walk

Factor’s Walk is certainly one of the most passed over areas in the historic district of Savannah. It is an area rich in history, intrigue…and ghosts. Sandwiched in between River Street and Bay Street, Factor’s Walk has seen more than its share of tragedy. Our tour groups often report ghostly activity in the cobblestone lined Factor’s Walk alley.

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One of the strangest haunted buildings in Savannah Georgia, Bradley's Lock and Key

36. Bradley's Lock and Key

One of the more unique locations in all of Savannah, Bradley's Lock and Key has long been rumored to be haunted by the ghosts of Savannah's past. Today, everyone who passes by this building in Haunted Savannah has to stop and look in the windows at all of the objects, some of them possibly haunted.

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A photograph from the haunted Forsyth Park, in Savannah Georgia, where underground tunnels are said to still exist

37. The Haunted Hidden Tunnels of Savannah

Savannah is highly regarded for its enduring beauty, with architecture dating back to Pre-American Revolution and through the Victorian period. Thanks to the efforts of preservationists, many of these timeless structure have been saved for future generations.

But beneath Savannah’s aesthetically pleasing surface is a world frequently hushed whenever whispers of its existence arise. What is this world in which I speak? It’s an underworld of tunnels, hidden beneath the city’s historic and haunted streets.

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