GHOST TOWNS OF ALABAMA

Ghost towns in Alabama are a popular subject for more reasons than you may think. For instance, it is often required that we survey an abandoned property or ghost town in order to recreate a past event in order to help determine if the event could have actually occured as described in old newspaper articles or testimony of witnesses.

The Sinister Sepulchre: Oakey Streak Methodist Church

Consolation Church Cemetery, Red Level Alabama

Located at the intersection of Halso Mill Road and Oakey Streak Road in Butler County, Alabama. The tiny church, popular rural legend in south-central Alabama near the Florida panhandle, has the misfortune of a plague of paranormal phenomenon: ghosts, hellhounds, and strange wailings, and other disturbances are told of the Oakey Streak Methodist Church near Red Level, Alabama.

The James Dellet House is the only original residence remaining in Claiborne

Claiborne Alabama

Claiborne is a ghost town on a bluff above the Alabama River in Monroe County, Alabama.
Situated near the Federal Road, Claiborne began during the Mississippi Territory period with a ferry over the river.

The Bride Ghost of Bayview Bridge in Mulga Alabama

The Bride of Bayview Bridge

Do not stop your car on the bridge. The lady will get appear in your passenger seat. Everyone in the area knows that bridge is haunted. Some nights she can be seen in her wedding attire near the bridge looking for her Groom. Do not stop your car on the bridge.
Some say slaves twere hung from the bridge as well.

Battelle, Alabama (DeKalb County)

Battelle Alabama

Battelle Alabama was a thriving mining community at the turn of the century, having spread out to the base of Lookout Mountain, five miles north of Valley Head, Alabama. Now, the forest has taken over, and no buildings remain in what was Battelle. Ruins include scattered bricks, rotted lumber, and a few pieces of metal.

Cahaba Alabama

There are several buildings within Cahaba’s city limits that are still intact today, including its Civil War federal prison and a farmhouse built in 1841, although it is long uninhabited.