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Haunted Murfreesboro


Graphic by Abigail Potter / MTSU Sidelines  Vibrant banners hang from the ceiling at a small store in the heart of Murfreesboro. The walls display a variety of peaceful herbs, positive scented candles, and enchanted stones. Relaxing music plays softly through the radio to create an easy going environment. The calm and tranquil aroma fills …

Graphic by Abigail Potter / MTSU Sidelines  Many stories around town describing haunted buildings, landmarks and cemeteries depict spirits, ghosts and strange sounds from unknown sources. The story of the “Monkey Woman Bridge” adds a flair of its own: a hybrid monkey and woman who would disturb anyone who spent too much time around a …

Photo and story by Eric Goodwin / Assistant News Editor One of the most infamous haunted legends in Tennessee is undoubtedly the story of the Bell Witch. The story comes from Adams, Tennessee, a small town about 75 miles from Murfreesboro. In the early 19th century, John Bell and his family moved to Adams. Increasingly …