Charleston has a rich and layered history, littered with the interrupted lives that make for such rich stories of hauntings and ghosts. Charleston has so many aspects to its rich history that simply walking around will never let you into the many secrets it holds.

The Charleston Terrors walking tour is packed with ghost stories and the historical backgrounds of those stories. The charming coastal city’s past will come to life when you hear these stories and thrill all who hear the ghost stories.

While researching the stories for Charleston Terrors, some fascinating stories turned up, but they were outside of an easy walk. You can find these stories on the Charleston, South Carolina ghost stories blog. Altogether these fascinating stories make a strong case for Charleston being one of the most haunted cities on the East Coast.

Without spoiling the thrilling, surprising experience, here’s a peek at some of the haunted places the Charleston Terrors ghost tour includes.


Mills House on 115 Meeting St. in Charleston

The Mills House Hotel

The Great Fire of 1861 decimated much of Charleston. It nearly reached the Mills House Hotel, a still-operational hotel, but was stopped short from devouring it by the efforts of soldiers and hotel staff. Unfortunately, many nearby residents were burned by the fire, and the hotel was used as a makeshift burn ward. Several residents perished in the hotel from their burns. Though the victims passed, they have never truly left this hotel…

Old exchange and provost dungeon

Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon

Once the military headquarters in Charleston, this massive building is teeming with Revolutionary War-era spirits. During wartime, the underground dungeon jailed several captives, including entire families. Many died in the dungeon while imprisoned. Their tortured souls are still held prisoner inside, not even free in death…

Poogan's Porch Restaurant

Poogan’s Porch Restaurant
Extended Tour Exclusive

This restaurant, named after a beloved dog, maybe more pleasant than a prison but is just as paranormally active. A set of resident ghosts dwell within Poogan’s Porch hungry, not for Lowcountry dining, but affection and attention. You may get far more than what you ordered at this haunted restaurant…