10 Spooky Places Around CVille


1. Monticello

931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, Virginia
Photo: Monticello FB

There have been sightings of Jefferson as well as reports of whistling. Thomas Jefferson was known to whistle while surveying his estate.

2. Michie Tavern

683 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, Virginia
Photo: Michie Tavern FB

Michie Tavern’s third floor is said to be haunted. Many people have heard laughter, dancing and glasses clinking.

3. Comyn Hall

Comyn Hall is the sight of the infamous McCue murder. Some believe it to be haunted.

4. Old Jail No. 5

409 East High Street Charlottesville, VA
Photo: cvilletomorrow

Old Jail No. 5 is where Mayor McCue was hung for the murder of his wife.

5. Maplewood Cemetery

425 Maple Street Charlottesville, VA
Photo: vcdh.virginia.edu

Maplewood Cemetery is the oldest (and one of the prettiest) cemeteries in Charlottesville. There’s bound to be some cool ghosts.


6. Lafayette Inn

lafayaette inn
146 East Main St, Stanardsville, Virginia
Photo: Lafayette Inn FB

The Lafayette Inn is said to be haunted by a Confederate soldier whose lover was unfaithful.

7. Exchange Hotel Civil War Museum

400 S Main St, Gordonsville, Virginia
Photo: Exchange Hotel FB

Soldiers, women and children are said to haunt this museum.

8. Mary Baldwin College

101 E Frederick St, Staunton, Virginia 24401
Photo: Mary Baldwin FB

Mary Baldwin College has several interesting ghost stories, including the occasional appearance of a child’s handprint, an actress and a mischievous soldier.

9. Ubon Thai Victorian Restaurant

515 W Frederick St, Staunton, VA 24401
Photo: Ubon Thai FB

This quirky Thai restaurant is rumored to be haunted by Mrs. Bagsby. She is most often seen in room 7.

10. Western State Hospital – Dejarnette Building

212 State Rte 644, Staunton, Virginia
Photo: Tom Kirsch

This is the site of a sanitarium run by a eugenics supporter. It is rumored to be haunted by former patients.

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