Ruins of Pratt Mill in Prattville Alabama

The ‘Lady in Black’ Haunts an Old Cotton Gin in Prattville Alabama

Prattville’s Lady in Black is one of the area’s most notorious legends. In the 1800s children often worked in factories and accidents were commonplace as well as deaths.

Willie Youngblood, a 10-year-old working in the mill, became a firsthand example of this. Youngblood fell to his death in one of the mills shafts. His mother threw herself from the dam just outside of the Pratt Mill. Her ghost is the Lady in Black.

Ghost Bridge

Ghost Bridge already appears terrifying and haunted simply by its dilapidated and decayed appearance. There are also several rumors from locals of a white mist that rises from the creek and lies atop the bridge.

General Lafayette stopped at the tavern in 1825, while on a tour of the United States. The building has been moved to Old Alabama Town in downtown Montgomery, Alabama.

Lucas Tavern

Lucas’ Tavern – a popular old “watering spot”. It was located in Montgomery County in the town of Waugh and sat on the old Federal Road. The original building was moved to Montgomery in 1978 and is in Old Alabama Town.

The Tutwiler Hotel

The Tutwiler Hotel ghost story began with the bartender who was in charge of closing up the kitchen every night. Every night he would turn off all the lights before he left. He began to notice that the lights would turn right back on. One night he turned the lights off five times and finally gave up and went home.

Sloss Furnaces

Sloss Furnaces

A total of 47 workers lost their lives and numerous others lost their ability to work due to horrific accidents, including an explosion that left six blind. The rumor is that workers, fed up with their daunting and dangerous nights, fed Slag into the furnace in October of 1906.

Boyington Oak | Church Street Graveyard | Mobile Alabama

Boyington Oak

The Boyington Oak is a historic Southern live oak in Mobile, Alabama. In a city with many live oaks that are famous for their age and size, the Boyington Oak stands out as a singular example of one famous for the folklore surrounding its origin.
Ghost stories about the tree claim that visitors have reported hearing crying and whispering sounds emanating from the vicinity of the tree.