What makes this story so interesting is that the town of Carrollton, Alabama fully accepts that the courthouse is haunted. That's unusual to say the least! Most of the time, townships and other authorities always try and deny things like this!
Pickens County Courthouse
The Pickens County Courthouse in Carrollton, Alabama is a courthouse in west Alabama famous for a ghostly image that can be seen in one of its windows. The image is said to be the face of Henry Wells, who, as legend has it, was falsely accused of burning down the town’s previous courthouse, and lynched on a stormy night in 1878. The image on the window is easily seen, although it is more face-like from some angles than from others. It is said that the image is only visible from outside the courthouse; from inside the pane appears to be a normal pane of glass. Since the photo above was taken, the city of Carrollton has installed, on the exterior of the courthouse, a reflective highway sign with an arrow pointing to the pane where the image appears. There are permanent binoculars installed across the street from the window for people who wish to get a closer look.
Spooky road trip, wouldn't you say? Probably close to home for some of you, and for the rest of us I'd be willing to bet that places like this are just around the corner!
Coffee on the patio this morning. Cold front is coming in, and it's supposed to get all the way down to the high 60s until about noon!