Paranormal Tours &
Built in 1904, this former jail housed some of the worst inmates from Scott County. With a history that includes the unsolved murder of a sheriff, lynching of inmates, and numerous men and women housed within its cells, the walls of the Historic Scott County Jail have a storied history to tell. Paranormal enthusiasts are welcome to tour this facility in an attempt to make contact with its reported resident spirits on a private paranormal investigation, a private ghost hunt or a public ghost hunt led by one of our professional paranormal investigators.
Click the button below to see some of the paranormal evidence that has been captured at the jail.
Further inquiries can be submitted to History, Highways, and Haunts, LLC via email (firstname.lastname@example.org)
*Accessibility: For wheelchairs and scooters, the second and third floors of the Historic Scott County Jail are not accessible. These floors are accessed by a staircase that we consider moderately strenuous. Assistance and service dogs, are the only animals that are allowed to enter the historic structure.
Private Paranormal Investigations:
Professional paranormal investigators, ages 18+, are welcome
to book a private paranormal investigation at the Historic Scott
Your group will have access to all 3 levels of the jail from 8:30pm to 3:00am, a tour of the jail will begin at 8:30pm where we will share the history and paranormal hot spots.
The jail is equipped with electricity, heat and AC, and a restroom facility. Please keep in mind, our facility is an historic location built out of stone and even with heat, it tends to be on the cooler side. So please dress warmly if you are cold natured.
Cost: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights - $400 (+ state and local sales tax) per team. Price is for up to 8 people. For more than 8 people, it will be an additional $25/person for up to 10 people max. Non-refundable deposit of $100 is due at time of booking. Final balance is due in CASH upon your arrival. Must have exact amount as change will not be given.
Please make sure the date you choose is at least 3 days from the current date. (For example, if today is the 1st, do not book anything earlier than the 4th.)
Bookings are for professional paranormal teams/individuals and spots cannot be individually re-sold for that team's profit or billed as an event.
For investigation rules, please see the Paranormal Tour FAQs listed below.
Guided Ghost Hunts:
We welcome paranormal enthusiasts, of all skill levels. Must be 18 years of age. We will allow 16+ when accompanied by a parent.
Limited to only 6 participants, the guided ghost hunts will allow you to investigate in a relaxed and personal setting.
There must be a minimum of 2 people for tour to commence. If 2-person minimum is not met, the tour will be canceled and money will be refunded.
Our experienced paranormal investigators have a combined total of 25 years of investigation experience and will provide a tour of the jail, along with an overview of paranormal investigation techniques.
After a 2-hour group investigation, you will be allowed to investigate on your own for 1-hour, with the professional investigators staying onsite to provide assistance.
Private Guided Ghost Hunts:
Want to make a guided ghost hunt private for just you and your friends? If you have a small group of 4 to 6 people and would like to schedule a private guided ghost hunt with our professional investigators, we can customize a guided ghost hunt on a date that's not on the event calendar. Contact us at 423-663-5353 or email us to schedule. Dates subject to availability.