War, fire, earthquake, a notorious serial killer – there are few disasters the city of Charleston hasn’t seen in its 332-year history. Is it any wonder that ghosts and ghouls are said to roam the city’s historic streets? Here are a few unsettling ghost photos from Charleston, South Carolina.
Sue Howard Hardy Ghost Photos
An amateur photographer snapped this photo at St. Philip’s Cemetery in Charleston, South Carolina. Legend has it that the photo was taken exactly 99 years after the ghost in the picture, Sue Howard Hardy, gave birth to a stillborn baby. Mrs. Hardy died six days after the birth of the child.
This photo, taken at Sue Howard Hardy’s grave, depicts an odd rainbow light.
Charleston Old City Jail Ghost Photos
Charleston’s Old City Jail is over two hundred years old, and thousands of prisoners have died within the structure’s imposing walls. Operational from 1802 to 1939, the jail has seen countless beatings, executions, rapes, and murders, and many Charleston residents are certain former inmates haunt the prison and its grounds. Judging from the photos below, they’re on to something.Bulldog Tours
Charleston Graveyard Ghost Photos
Here are a few ghost photos taken in the old graveyards of Charleston, South Carolina. Can you spot the ghost girl hidden in the last picture?
Strawberry Chapel Ghost Photo
Strawberry Chapel is a nearly 300-year-old church in a rural area outside of Charleston.
Charleston Post Office Ghost Photo
This creepy photo was reportedly taken at a Charleston post office.