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My Favorite Haunted Places Along the Gulf Coast

As many of our readers know, I spent most of last summer and fall (and part of winter) along the Gulf Coast. Not only did I find the weather was beautiful, but I also found rich history and folklore. During that period, I was able to visit some pretty interesting places in cities like Naples, […]

Bragg-Mitchell Mansion’s Stately Lady and Phantom Feline

[Mysteriousheartland.com] A stately, Greek-revival style Southern mansion with tall, Doric columns sits off Springhill Avenue in Mobile, Alabama. Built in 1855 by Judge and Congressman John Bragg, brother of Confederate General Braxton Bragg, the Bragg-Mitchell Mansion is a simple, yet elegant example of antebellum architecture. Today it is a museum that carefully preserves its antebellum […]

Church Street Graveyard’s Boyington Oak

[Mysteriousheartland.com] Behind a stone wall dating to the 1830s, vines crawl up wrought and cast iron fences, and antebellum granite headstones and crypts stand silently in the shade of southern live oak trees. Wind whistles through this quiet graveyard nestled in historic downtown Mobile, Alabama. Church Street Graveyard, as it is known, is a small […]

Ghostly Children Play at the Richards DAR House Museum

[Mysteriousheartland.com] Built in 1860 in ornate Italianate style for steamboat captain Charles G. Richards and his wife, Caroline Elizabeth Steele, the Richards DAR House is located in the De Tonti Square Historic District at 256 N. Joachim Street in Mobile, Alabama. Over the years, this picturesque brick home has gained a reputation for being haunted. With […]