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Tennessee's Haunted Museums - Haunts with Shocking History

As with ##Region##'s Haunted Theaters, many of ##Region##'s local Museums are believed to be haunted as well. Home to a variety of historical items and artifacts, museums are a well known hot-spot for paranormal activity. It's widely believed that some spirits latch on, or tether themselves to items that were of great importance to them before passing, and as home to numerous historical artifacts, it's no wonder that some spirits make their home at museums! Some museums are even located on historical grounds - battlefields, historical homes, old prisons, and other historically significant locales where soldiers, politicians, writers, and many others lived, and passed on. Find out more about ##Region##'s real Haunted History - visit a local Haunted Museum today!
 
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    The National Metal Museum houses a large collection of contemporary metalwork and has about 3,000 items on permanent displpay, not including their traveling exhibitions. It features four buildings which were once a Marine hospital in the late 1800's and then a Civil War hospital that consisted of a nurse's headquarters, doctor's quarters, soldiers' quarters and the hospital itself. The... Read More

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  •   Carnton Mansion Franklin, TN
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    This 1800's mansion was once used as a hospital site for Confederate soldiers and is now a plantation house and museum. It has been rumored that ghost soldiers still walk the grounds to this day. Their spirits have been seen, along with the ghostly woman in white who has been seen on the back porch of the mansion. Rumour has it that if you walk along the right-most row in the plantation... Read More

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  •   Tennessee State Capitol Nashville, TN
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    Legend says that you can still hear the phantom arguing about two rivals at the State Capitol. The rivals, Architect William Strickland and Samuel Morgan, head of the Capitol Commission, were buried in a vault at the Capitol. Although they were both well respected men, the two did not get along. It has been reported that their ghostly arguing has continued even after their deaths. If... Read More

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  •   The Hermitage Nashville, TN
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    In 1780, The Hermitage was settled by Nathaniel Hays and then sold to Andrew Jackson in 1804 for $3,400. Jackson built the brick, Federal-style home around 1820 and came back after his U.S. presidency term ended in 1837. He later died at the home on June 8th, 1845. The Ladies' Hermitage Association (LHA) took over the home to restore it once it has fell into disrepair until 1889. After... Read More

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  •   Woodruff-Fontaine House Memphis, TN
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    This historic mansion was built in the 1870's and is now a house museum that is rumored to be haunted by Molly Woodruff. Molly's bedroom was once The Rose Room, and it has been rumored that visitors to her room can feel her presence. It has also been reported that a witness once heard her say, "My bed doesn't go there." Read More

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