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Spring Hill Cemetery - Brooksville FL Real Haunted Places

  • 8580 Fort Dade Ave.
  • Brooksville, FL
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This cemetery is located off of Fort Dade Ave. in Brooksville and it is an old black cemetery with the earliest "known" burial starting in the late 1800s. It has been said that at dusk, you can see what seems to be a man hanging from a tree limb. Groups of ghosts have also been seen standing together around the headstones of family plots. One report claims you can hear an infant crying at certain times during the night.
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  • Truly unexplainable.

    I wanna start this by saying they have the cemetery locked up due to people disgustingly using it as a dumping ground & there are numerous working cameras on the trail as you walk back, very unfortunate. I even went out there and called the owners, asking to be let in and was denied. They don’t like visitors that’s for sure, only open rarely. Fortunately, I have gotten a chance to go back in there before & let me say if there is such thing as a truly haunted cemetery it is this one. The feeling you get in this place is insane. Feels like there’s people watching you from the trees, just over all the feeling that your not alone. My sister went there multiple times years ago with a group of friends, they had some pretty intense experiences & she has told me about it forever, so I had to see for myself. First of all, we have gotten some of the clearest Spirit box communication at this cemetery. I have multiple pictures of what I and everyone who has seen them, believe are spirits. Honestly, I can’t even describe the feeling once you’re in there it’s like you can’t breathe. I went in the broad daylight and just felt like I needed to run out of the gate. it was the most heavy, intense feeling I have ever felt in a cemetery in the day. I’ve always been interested in the paranormal, but after snapping a few photos here it has become a passion. Whatever energy lingers there doesn’t feel very good but some of it is. After leaving one night we had handprints on our car, no way they were ours looked like they were crawling DOWN the back window. I want to debunk this as it being so unsettling because you’re in essentially the middle of the woods once you’re back there, but I have been to many many abandon cemeteries in the middle of nowhere, and I have never got a feeling like this. Very strange, but incredible. If you risk going out here PLEASE treat this place with the upmost love & respect that is so deserves & beware of the hogs!!

    Posted 2/13/24

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  • Amazing

    I'll never forget the night we went. First the moment we drove into the cementary all of our phones drained from 100 to around 70%. Then we heard a huge bang around the porty potty went to investigate nothing was there. A couple other weird things happened. There was NO wind and there was a tiny wind tunnel thing there and it just started going crazy. We heard a baby cry then we saw something around the tree. We decided to leave and NONE of our cars wouldn't start. Finally after about 3-5 minutes they finally started. When we left we decided to go to the gas station and my friend saw there was a baby handprint and footprint on our his window. It was honestly a crazy, scary experience. I would 10/10 go head

    Posted 9/29/23

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  • Posted here before

    A Seriously sad heaviness looms over this cemetery every times I’ve gone there. Odd bright large orbs noted sitting right at the tops of a few tombstones. You know it’s haunted as soon as that dark tight road opens up to the cemetery.

    Posted 7/11/23

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    2 out of 2 found this review helpful

  • Footage

    My friends and I went here back in high school, 2006ish, we brought a camera, we saw several figures standing behind gravestones, we heard the drums, and the whispers, as we were driving around the trail to leave, my friends girlfriend who had the camera said “oh my god I just saw a baby” and when we turned the camera around, clear as day, a baby crawled across the trail. We went back in the day time and there is an infants grave next to their mother where we saw the figure. We got caught by cops out there and showed them the footage and instead of telling us to leave they left.

    Posted 4/2/23

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  • Horrible Rotten Smell

    My friends and I went there the night before Halloween and didn't know any of the history behind this place or that it was such a renowned haunt. We didn't bring flashlights which I would recommend to other people because it is extremely terrifying walking down the road at night through the dense trees with only the flashlights on your phone. The air was very tense and clammy but we didn't witness any apparitions or sounds. What we did notice was that when we walked back to our car right in front of the gate there was a horrible smell of rotting death. We didn't smell it on the way in but it smelled like the rotten thing was hovering in our faces. I saw a similar comment on this message board about smelling a rotten smell when leaving but not when entering from back in 2020 and got chills all over. I have read about similar experiences with this place and have never felt so terrified about a place even a month after going. I will probably go back to visit with my friends during the day but I would warn against going at night.

    Posted 11/28/22

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    4 out of 4 found this review helpful

  • Leave them.alone

    Nothing like disturbing the souls of people who already endured a horrible life and finding entertainment in it, must be a great way to preserve the hx of those who suffered.

    Posted 4/17/22

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  • Now private property

    My husband and I have been hearing a lot about Spring Hill, so much, we decided to check it out. We're into adventuring and paranormal investigations. We drove about an hour to get there and it is now closed and posted private property with video surveillance... Kinda disappointed we couldn't go in, not sure if it's open to the public during the day still but it is definitely closed off at night. Still a very creepy drive. Hopefully we'll come back during the day and check it out.

    Posted 3/2/22

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    7 out of 9 found this review helpful

  • I have Photos Taken during Daylight

    if you do not believe in spirits or ghost whatever you choose to call the dead. You will after a few visits to this location. i recently got a sb-7 I'm excited to see if anyone comes through as clear as they did on the app. ( as i have a few very clear recordings)

    Posted 6/21/21

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  • Pretty creepy stuff.

    Very eerie at night. Make sure to bring a spirit box! Using my SB7, I got a lot of chatter including a lot of “get outs” and even got someone to say “away with you.” Bring a lot of happy thoughts if you choose to visit the children’s part of the cemetery,

    Posted 4/13/21

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    The fist times i went to this cemetary it was very cool but then moving on when i go i always's i have a bad fealing as soon as i enter and and i don't feal welcome. My dad found dead animal body's in a bag by the entrance and my dad took a picture from the woods and it look's like we saw a wolf or something bad looking a us so i would say the more u go the more u will get stuff because they see u more they will hate u more. But it's not all bad but i don't like it anymore.

    Posted 4/5/21

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    6 out of 6 found this review helpful

  • screaming

    me and three others came here, and after walking for around 2 minutes, we heard a screaming sound coming from the woods.

    Posted 3/7/21

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    1 out of 1 found this review helpful

  • very real

    When me my mom and dad got there we had nothing but then in the night we had gotton toched heard people,drums and we all saw a appration walk and bend down i would go at night more stuff to see

    Posted 2/28/21

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  • Not crazy active but active enough

    I live in the area so I often like to take my Fort Dade drive, if you know the area you know fort dade road. Anyways, to begin idk if the kkk is still a thing but people DEFINITELY have STRANGE meetings here late at night, they will all leave in sync. I don't reccommend going in groups smaller than two. There used to be a tree further in the back with lots of chimes and trinkets hanging from it however I do believe voodoo was involved with some of the items that hung from the tree, that tree was taken down in 2019 i believe. Sadly i know the history and I hope that any spirits there will protect their resting site from any terrible people. The light poles often flicker, especially when theyre asking you to leave. I always tell spirit that I am there to pay respect and enjoy the scenery, clean up any trash, etc. Please remember to respect those who are no longer presently with us, they're not too far!

    Posted 12/11/20

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  • Seemed peaceful except for the smell of death

    We didn’t detect anything but when we walked back to our car it smelled like death.. the smell wasn’t there when we entered

    Posted 12/1/20

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    4 out of 5 found this review helpful

  • Boring

    Been out there numerous times day and night, but have never seen, or heard anything. Wish I could see or hear something, but nope.

    Posted 9/30/20

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  • Amazing EVPs

    The first word I got on my phone evp device upon parking was “hung”. As in the man who was hung from the tree. Then I recieved the word “military”. As we went to a flat tombstone. We were clearing the dirt off of it and the tombstone contained the word “ARMY”. A while later some flattened balloons got my attention on the other side of the cemetery as they rose into the air. I walked over and began doing questions. Among some noise and residual words, my phone said “fell” and “crash. I realized that this was a newer tombstone from a male that died in his 30s. On my way home I googled his name and cause of death. The article stated that he was trying to close a door on a vehicle he was in with friends while on the highway and he fell out of the vehicle, causing cars to crash around him. Proof positive.

    Posted 7/22/20

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  • Very strong energy

    When we first got out of the car and started walking, we all heard a baby crying sound, we all noted it and continued looking around just to notice the grave we were walking past belonged to a baby. Other than that we heard nothing, my friend said she thought she saw something move in the bushes but wasn’t sure what it was and again other than that nothing. The energy on the other hand was super intense and could be felt by all of us. It felt like something was sitting on my chest, it was almost hard to breathe and there was a cold feeling in my throat. My head felt super tight, like I was wearing a really tight headband almost. There was also something compelling two of us to go over to the back corner with the big tree. When we got there all the symptoms explained above got more intense, and we felt the same sort of energy pulling us towards the woods past the fence. We didn’t cross it, but we definitely felt extremely compelled to

    Posted 6/19/20

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    6 out of 7 found this review helpful

  • Very creepy

    You hear a baby cry at night and i have multiple picture's of spirits and my husband has caught voices, and my phone messes up alot here, and the overwhelmness of the area is great.

    Posted 4/24/20

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    5 out of 5 found this review helpful

  • T.I.P.S. Paranormal

    We have been out there 5 times now. Always collecting EVP's and hearing screams and talking when no one is around. Only once in the daytime. I posted my videos on YouTube. Scary place. Really creapy! Caught no apparitions yet but still investigating.

    Posted 2/1/20

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    8 out of 8 found this review helpful

  • A spirit may have saved our lives! We caught 2 apparitions on film!

    We visited last week with a friend who is a paranormal Investigator. This place did not disappoint! One spirit warned us and may have saved our lives! Here is our channel link. https://www.youtube.com/c/RAPtorAdventures

    Posted 11/23/19

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    5 out of 5 found this review helpful

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