25 Shocking Ghost Photos That Will Truly Creep You Out

Posted by , Updated on January 2, 2024

To start with, this article has nothing to do with whether or not ghosts exist. We at List25 don’t have an official stance on such matters. Whether or not these ghost images are “real” or created in photoshop is up for the viewer to decide; we are just the messengers. And as it stands, there are a good number of people out there who believe in ghost sightings. So let’s put aside our differences, shall we? Here are 25 Shocking Ghost Photos That Will Truly Creep You Out.


The Brown Lady

The Brown LadySource: hoaxes.org

Taken in 1936 at Raynman Hall, England, this is one of the first paranormal photos ever taken. The ghost is said to be that of Lady Dorothy Walpole who was locked away in the house to die by her husband.


The Fallen Soldier

The Fallen SoldierSource: hoaxes.org

Taken during the American Civil War in the basement of a house under reconstruction, this image supposedly shows the ghost of a fallen Confederate soldier.


The Graveyard Ghost

The graveyard ghostSource: news.com.au

This picture was taken by a lady known only has Mrs. Andrews while she was visiting the grave of her child in Queensland, Australia, some time in the 1940’s.


Worstead Church

Worstead ChurchSource: express.co.uk

When Peter Berthelot visited Worstead Church in England, he snapped this photo of his wife praying. Seated behind her, however, was something else! According to legend, the Lady in White will pray with people in the church.


Face in the Window

Face in the WindowSource: facstaff.uwa.edu

Found etched into the window of Pickens County Courthouse in Alabama, the imprinted image is said to be the face of Henry Wells, a slave who was running from a lynch mob when he took refuge in the courthouse. Although he was killed, legend says that his ghost still haunts the building.


The Tulip Staircase

The Tulip StaircaseSource: ghost-story.co.uk

Found in the Queen’s House, this staircase has had its fair share of ghost sightings. This one was supposedly taken by a Canadian couple in 1966.


Freddy Jackson

Freddy JacksonSource: skeptic.com

This image shows a squadron of the Royal Air Force getting together in 1919. The ghostly face is that of Freddy Jackson, a mechanic that had been killed two days prior.


The Demon in a Hospital

The demon in a hospitalSource: hoaxes.org

This photo was taken by a nurse at an unknown hospital. It shows what looks like a demon hovering above a patient. The patient allegedly died shortly thereafter.


The Ghost at the Wedding

The ghost at the weddingSource: paranormalunited.co.uk

While he was photographing a wedding at a local barn in Hertfordshire, England, photographer Neil Sandbach snapped this photo. The owners of the barn confirmed that there had been issues in the past with alleged ghost sightings of a young boy.


The Cowboy

The CowboySource: theparanormalguide.com

This photo taken in Arizona’s legendary Boothill Graveyard shows a cowboy hidden in the background!


SS Watertown

SS WatertownSource: visitcryptoville.com

The SS Watertown was an oil tanker making its way to the Panama Canal from New York City. On the way, two crew members, James Courtney and Michael Meehan, died from gas inhalation while cleaning out the cargo hold. As per tradition, they were buried at sea. Ever since then, people have claimed to see their faces in the waves around the ship.


The Old Lady and Her Bulldog

The old lady and her bulldogSource: boredpanda.com

According to the husband, there wasn’t anybody in the doorway when he snapped this photo outside the family’s new Chicago home.


Waverly Hills Sanitarium

Waverly Hills SanitariumSource: therealwaverlyhills.com

This insane asylum is supposedly a hotspot for the paranormal. The above photo is supposedly that of Mary Lee, one of the nurses who had worked there.


Myrtle Plantation

Myrtle PlantationSource: louisianatravel.com

This plantation in St Francisville, Louisiana is said to be home to at least 12 ghosts, many of which are former slaves.


The Ghost in the Backseat

The ghost in the backseatSource: trueghosttales.com

In 1959, when Mable Chinnery and her husband went to visit her mother’s grave, Mable turned around and snapped this picture of her husband waiting in the car. After developing the image, she was surprised to see a figure in the backseat wearing glasses. Until the day she died, she swore it was her mother.


The Ghost of Amityville

The ghost of AmityvilleSource: nytimes.com

If you’ve ever seen the move, then you know how Ronald DeFeao Jr. murdered his entire family. Well, the house in which they were killed is still around; one of the later owners snapped this photo while they were alone in the house.


The mother who passed away

The mother who passed awaySource: distractify.com

This photo taken by the little girl’s father has made the rounds on the internet. Many have speculated that the ghostly figure is the child’s late mother playing with her.


The ghost in the window

The ghost in the windowSource: emlii.com

Here is another image that has been making the rounds on the internet. You can see what some viewers have pointed out to be a ghostly woman in the windows of the house in the background.


Ghost Bridge

Ghost BridgeSource: ghostsofamerica.com

Found in Oak Grove, Kentucky, legend has it that a soldier through his wife into the river and she drowned. This image allegedly shows her ghost haunting the bridge.


The arm grab

The arm grabSource: boredpanda.com

When it comes to ghost pictures, this is another one that has been making the rounds on the internet lately.


Cooper family ghost

Cooper family ghostSource: hoaxes.org

This is the infamous “hanging ghost” photograph taken by the Cooper family when they moved into a new house in Texas back in the 1950s.


The Union Cemetery

The Union CemeterySource: roadtrippers.com

This graveyard found in Easton, Connecticut is said to be the most haunted cemetery in the United States. The image above is that of the White Lady. Apparently she likes to show up on the nearby country roads at night and some motorists claim they have even damaged their car after running into her.


Bachelor’s Grove Cemetery

Bachelor’s Grove CemeterySource: prairieghosts.com

Bachelor’s Grove Cemetery in Illinois has been ground zero for hundreds of ghost sitings over the years. This image shows a young lady sitting on a tombstone.


The White Lady of Haigh Hall

The White Lady of Haigh HallSource: paulfinch-writer.blogspot.com

The ghost in the picture is rumored to be Lady Mabel Bradshaigh, the wife of a knight who died sometime in the 14th century.


The Whaley House

The Whaley HouseSource: whaleyhouse.org

Ever since the mysterious deaths of the Whaley family, this San Diego house has seen its fair share of alleged hauntings.

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