Classic South / Augusta

Haunted Pillar

214 Fifth St.
Augusta, GA 30901


Local legend holds that the Lower City Market was destroyed in 1878 by a curse from an itinerant preacher. When a cyclone leveled the market, only the pillar remained. The preacher implied that anyone daring to touch it would meet instant death.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 8:00AM - 6:00PM
    Monday: 8:00AM - 6:00PM
    Tuesday: 8:00AM - 6:00PM
    Wednesday: 8:00AM - 6:00PM
    Thursday: 8:00AM - 6:00PM
    Friday: 8:00AM - 6:00PM
    Saturday: 8:00AM - 6:00PM

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking