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Old Southern Funeral Home Ghost Hunt | Kosciusko, Mississippi


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Event Start Time: 8:30pm 

Event Finish Time: 9:00am

Brave enough to undertake a lone vigil in the Embalming Room?

The Haunted Southern Funeral Home was built in 1954, and has seen over 4,200 souls through its doors.

Even before it’s closure, many staff experienced paranormal activity throughout the funeral homes life.

The two parlors that remain here still have an energy that is electrifying, many reports of dark shadow figures leaving rooms, as well as an eerie energy.  Many reports of the doors opening and closing is a frequent occurrence.

The Casket room still remains today one of the most active and harrowing areas. 

The 2nd Floor Embalming room is one on the most frightening areas to investigate in, being watched and followed have been reported frequently.

During a tour by a former staff member they experienced and witnessed voices coming from the second floor, on further inspection, they realized what appeared to be a very dark evil presence, which resulted in the former staff member fleeing.

Are you brave enough to undertake a lone vigil by one the empty caskets? 

What’s Included?

Your ghost hunt at Old South Funeral Home includes the following:

  • Exclusive Access to the most haunted areas,
  • Access to the Embalming Room,
  • Access to both Parlors,
  • Access to the Chapel,
  • 12 Hour Ghost Hunt,
  • Group Séances,
  • Ghost Hunting Vigils,
  • Structured Vigils,
  • Ghost Hunt with experienced Ghost Hunting Team,
  • Use of our equipment which includes, trigger objects and EMF Meters,
  • Private time to explore this location and to undertake your very own private vigils,
  • Unlimited refreshments available throughout the night including: Coffee, Coca Cola, Diet Coke, and Bottled Water.
  • Selection of snacks.


Location History

The Old Southern Funeral home was constructed in 1954 and was originally called The Woodall Funeral Home, it was later sold in 1955 and the name subsequently changed to Nowell Funeral Home.

During 2001 and until 2017 over 1,100 souls crossed through the threshold and it is reported that since its opening back in 1954 over 4,200 souls have been through these very doors.

The Haunted Old Southern Funeral home sits in the little town of Kosciusko in Mississippi, with a town population of only 6,891.

The hauntings and superstitions in Kosciusko have been going back since 1890 and carries a scary tale known throughout the state of the statue of Mrs. Laura Kelly.

With Kosciusko being the birthplace of Oprah Winfrey, James Meredith and other well-known’s, a place which has avoided strife even since the Civil War. We heard the cannons at a distance during that conflict and once or twice soldiers rode through town. But never a shot was fired.

The site became permanent with the cession of lands of northeast and Central Mississippi to the whites at the treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek in the late 1830’s.

With the grant, the county was formed from over 500 square miles of what had been Choctaw lands and with it need for names…both of the county and its seat.

William Dodd served the area in his first appearance at the state assembly in Jackson and to him fell the opportunity of finding names.

He chose for the county the name of Attala, a fictional Indian princess from the Natchez Tribe and heroine of a popular novel of the time. Relatives say he also recalled the fondness an ancestor had held for the Polish engineer on George Washington’s staff during the Revolutionary War, Tadeusz Kosciuszko.

We are the land of the purest drinking water in Mississippi and a hundred other firsts…at mile marker 160 on the Trace, just 70 miles from Jackson. 


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