Tennessee Ghost Stories: The Roy Acuff House

After the death of his wife, country music star Roy Acuff moved into a modest house next to the Opry House on the grounds of the Opryland theme park in 1983. Acuff was a beloved member of the Opry family and WSM wanted to make sure he was taken care of. Acuff thrived in the house and enjoyed being close enough to perform regularly at the Opry as well as greeting visitors at Opryland U. S. A. until he passed away in 1992.

Today staff members claim to hear footsteps and doors slamming in the old home late at night. More than one security guard has run out of the building after the sun has gone down because they were frightened from unexplainable noises they heard inside the old Acuff house.

If you would like to learn more about the hauntings around Opryland please check out my book Southern Ghost Stories: Opryland. It’s available at Pickled Treats and Antiques in Gallatin and the Willie Nelson Museum in Nashville. You can also find it online at Amazon.

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