• North Carolina Edition •



Jackson Building - Asheville NC Real Haunt

  • 22 South Pack Square
  • Asheville, NC
Listing Categories
Real Haunted Houses, Real Haunted Places
Open To Public
NOT Open to Public
Share Your Experiences
An instantly identifiable building in Asheville, the Jackson Building is known for being the first skyscraper in Western North Carolina. At 140 feet tall, the Neo-Gothic building is not only notable for being a main tourist attraction in Asheville, but it was also built on the site of Thomas Wolfe's father's tombstone business.

The building originally featured an 18 million candlepower searchlight and 400x telescope at the top. Unfortunately, the building is used for private purposes and is not open to the public.

The Great Depression hit Asheville very hard, like almost every other city in America. Since the Jackson Building was filled with businesses and office space at the time when the market crashed, it is said that the ghost that haunts the building is that of a businessman who leaped to his death from one of the higher floors.

Supposedly, not only can his face sometimes be seen in a window, but there is apparently a faint bulls-eye on the ground that marks where his body hit the pavement.
Nearby Real Haunts

Recently Shared Experiences & Comments

Share Your Experience or Comments - Jackson Building
  • Click to rate
  • Do not use all capital letters. No profanity.
  • Tell Us About Your Experience(s) at Jackson Building. Be specific.
  • Administrative use only. Will NOT be displayed
  • Did You Have a Paranormal Experience?
  • Have You Been To This Haunt?

  • Would you recommended to a friend?
Real Haunt Listing Info

Visitors to this page: 1,609
Last edit to this listing: 12/11/2017 (2186 days ago)

Disclaimer: North Carolina Haunted Houses does not endorse or support trespassing to visit real haunts. Before you visit ANY local real haunt, make sure to acquire the appropriate permits and/or permissions, and be respectful of privately owned properties. Countless Haunt Hunters have been arrested, ticketed, and reprimanded by the authorities for trespassing. To avoid this, be sure to get in touch with the property owners before visiting a haunt, and respect their hours of operation, local regulations, and rules for visiting at all times. Happy haunting!
All information on this page was submitted to North Carolina Haunted Houses and was believed to be accurate at the time it was posted. Please report any inaccuracies here.