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Address: 6040 Bowling Green Rd, Franklin, KY
Phone Number: 270 586 9343
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I went here during my 2014 birthday road trip. It was probably the best stop during that trip. I showed up early and was the only one there. The museum curator was just out... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Dahlonega, Georgia
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161 reviews 161 reviews
83 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Easy to find, just get off the interstate and continue down hwy 31W. The volunteers were friendly, and shared stories about what they've experienced since being there. Self-guided tour of the three-floor house (which contains quite a few artifacts) and the grounds, just $5. Unfortunately, the house could use some cleaning and a little more care could be taken in... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I went here during my 2014 birthday road trip. It was probably the best stop during that trip. I showed up early and was the only one there. The museum curator was just out walking his dog and told me to go in by myself and wonder around and take as many photos as I wanted. This is a must... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

They say it's haunted. I went also several years ago late one afternoon and found a paranormal investigation team setting up for a visit that night. I was invited to stay and DiD! I can safely say some things happened that night that can't be explained.

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Hendersonville, TN
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Visited the Octagon Hall Museum on a Thursday. It is unlike any other historic attraction I've been to in that they allow & encourage photography of the house, the grounds, anything! They definitely are proud of the supernatural happenings at the house and there are many photographs with anomalies in them proudly displayed in the rooms where the photos were... More 

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Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
41 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

This attraction has great potential as far as Civil War history goes, however, it seems to be focusing on the nonsensical subject of ghosts. Also, needs to be cleaned up - sad to see this fine old building taken care off that way. Could be a really great historical site...

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McMinnville, Tennessee
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71 reviews 71 reviews
37 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

I have always wanted a circle house! The morning before we left bowling green, the TV was on Sci-Fi. There was a episode on that featured this house. I looked up on the map and it was kinda on our way home! It was worth the extra 15 minutes! I love the history, the feel. The care takers are awesome... More 

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Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

We recently visited Octagon Hall, and I tell you.....as soon as we pulled into the driveway, we could feel vibes! What a beautiful piece of history, and even caught a few interesting photos. The people there were friendly, helpful, kind, and had some interesting pics, EVP'S, and videos they showed me. I love to ghost hunt, and this place would... More 

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Florida
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75 reviews 75 reviews
28 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

This building has an interesting history and is supposedly haunted. It was cool to be able to walk around on a self-guided tour to look around, however the place could use a good dusting. It doesn't seem to be taken care of very well. There are also 2 small cemeteries on site that are just a short walk away. I... More 

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Parsons, Tennessee
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Great fun on Halloween!!! Myself and friends of mine went their and left with headaches because we laughed so hard. Well worth checking out.

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Mayfield. KY
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

Awesome, we had a really interesting tour and I think I may have captured some ghost with my camera. I need to enlarge the prints to see

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