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Pickens County Courthouse in Carrollton, Pickens County, Alabama is currently a rebuilt courthouse after three times. It is reportedly haunted by a freed black slave—Henry Wells’ ghost. The image of his face was naturally imprinted on a glass windowpane, due to a flash of lightening.
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The original Courthouse was built by the Confederate Army in 1830, after the County seat was moved from Pickensville to Carrollton. Pickens County was named after a Civil War hero named Andrew Pickens, and as a result, the county and the Town of Carrollton became a symbol of what the South could achieve. Due to this, the Unionist's burnt down the origional courthouse during 1865.
The Second Courthouse was built completely by volenteer's from the town (Since unionists had blocked off building resources to the town of carrollton). The People became even more proud of there new courthouse then they were of the last one since they had built it themselves. Only sixteen years later, the Second courthouse burnt down just like the first one had. Although it was not due to to the Unionist's, the second burning was thought to be a case of arson. Police decided that it was the result of a burglary gone wrong, the town blamed the incident on a man named Henry Wells.
The Third courthouse was rebuilt quickly, and is still active today. the Town of Carrollton is very proud of its courthouse, If you commit a crime in Pickens County then chances are, court precedings will take place in Pickens County Courthouse (Witch is coveniantly right in the very centre of the county, Crimes witch you can be tried for include Drinking alchohol, since prohabition is still in place in Pickens County, Alabama).
Henry Wells [ ]
Henry Wells was a freed black slave, who lived just outside the town of Carrollton. He was often discriminated against because of his skin colour, which is why he did not spend much time outside his home, or inside the town. Rumours also started going around about wells, People started to believe that Wells was planning something against the town. People also started telling other people to stay away from wells because they thought that he carried a razor blade wherever he went, and attacked people on sight. Although this was not true at all, although Henry Wells was badly tempered and got into fights often. He was not particullary dangerous or malicious.
When the courthouse burnt down a second time, in 1878, People naturally blamed wells. People believed that Wells had planned to burgle the courthouse and that the burglary had gone wrong and so he burnt down the courhouse (Although most people agree nowadays, that the courthouse burnt down either by natural causes or as an accident). After the new courthouse had been built, wells was arrested, He was charged with Arson, Burglary, Carrying a concealed weapon and attempted murder (although there was not much evidence to support any of these charges). He was 'Detained' In the sheriff's office.
Word spread of Wells arrest and the townsfolk grew more and more angry at Wells, the town sheriff knew that it was only a matter of time before a mob formed, and it did. One very stormy night, a Mob of men (Many of whom were drunk) Gathered outside the courthouse. The Sheriff hid Wells in the attic of the courthouse and told him to stay there until the Mob had left. The Mob did not leave however and only grew, they were demanding Wells so that they could lynch him. Henry Wells eventualy grew tired of this and moved to the window of the attic that faced the mob, he shouted "I Am an innocent man, If you kill me, I will haunt you for the rest of your lives!". At that moment, a bolt of lightning struck the window pane and flashed the image of Wells's face onto the window pane he was behind.
The Mob eventually broke into the courthouse, they grabbed Wells and carried him outside, where they lynched him. The Image of Henry Well's face, that was imprinted into the glass by a flash of lightning, is still there today. People have tried to clean the glass before but the face will not leave, during a violent hail storm that broke most of the windows in the courthouse. The only Window that did not break was that with Well's face in it.
Hauntings [ ]
Along with the Windowpane oddity, Henry's Ghost haunts the Courthouse. Many people say that they can feel his presence or hear his voice. A Grey mist has also often been sighted.
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The Haunted Pickens County Courthouse in Carrollton, Alabama
A haunted location: Pickens County Courthouse in Carrollton, Alabama.
Details: The original courthouse burned down and everyone blamed Henry Wells.
He was a rowdy man who lived out in the county.
He was arrested and locked in the attic of the new courthouse.
As a thunderstorm was rolling in, a mob gathered outside demanding that Wells be turned over to them.
As Wells peered through the garret window at the mob outside thirsty for his blood, a lightning bolt struck the window, killing Henry Wells.
Written by: Jessica Street
Published on: September 25, 2022
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It has been rumoured that the Pickens County Courthouse in Carrollton, Alabama is a haunted location. We’ll explain why people think this below. Do you think the rumors are true?
Why Is The Pickens County Courthouse Haunted?
The original courthouse burned down and everyone blamed Henry Wells.
From the strong electrical discharge, Wells’ face was etched into the glass.
No amount of cleaning has been able to remove the face from the pane of glass.
It is still there today at the Pickens County Courthouse.
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The Haunting Face in the Alabama Courthouse Window
Pickens county, Alabama. Deep in the heart of the south, a newly constructed court house stands tall and proud as a beacon for the townsfolk as a symbol of the foundations of American justice. Once a symbol of pride for the town now is a beacon for a different reason, as it was engulfed in flames. Its light illuminated the old town on that fateful night in 1887. Men, women, and children all gathered to see courthouse, swallowed up in the bright red flame. Kerosene containers were found littered around the courthouse, and rumor began to spread amongst the townsfolk with one name coming to everyone’s mind: Henry Wells. The sheriff of Carrollton knew of Wells unscrupulous record and concluded that if Wells did commit this crime, the reason was to destroy any documentation of his crimes that were housed in the courthouse. It wouldn’t be until two years later Carrollton that would hear from Wells again.
Henry Wells, an African American man living in Carrollton, was said to be a lowlife with a mean temper. In the words of the late Charles Manson, he was a straight razor if you got too close. Rumor was Wells always carried that straight razor around in his pocket, and if you got too close to him on a bad night, he’d cut you quicker than look at you. Upon the townsfolk claiming Wells burned down the courthouse, he devised a plan to leave Carrollton, and went through with it. Wells carried around his homesickness like a weight all during his two-year absence. His heart yearned for the hot, humid Alabama summers where he spent his childhood. Playing with friends, swimming in the local creeks, and terrorizing the town as children often do. Most importantly though, he missed his grandmother. He wanted to apologize to her for all the wrongs he had committed during this time.
Wells made the journey back to Carrollton, believing his crimes would be forgotten at this time. As he walked through the center of the town, he saw a newly erected courthouse. A beautiful new building that outshined its predecessor. He looked up at a window near the very top of the building and felt as if the building and that window was mocking him. As if the building suddenly grew long, terrible claws that would trap Wells’ soul there for all eternity.
Wells believed he could slip back into town undetected, but upon his arrival, someone saw him and reported it to the old town Sheriff. Rumors made their way all through the town, and the Sheriff had no choice but to investigate it. The sheriff, armed with the two-year-old warrant, went to the Wells’ grandmother’s home and informed him of his arrest in connection with the town arson. “Sheriff, I’ll go with ya, but you know I ain’t gonna get a fair trial in Carrollton. No black man can get a fair trial around here,” Wells was nervous, which only made his southern drawl even more noticeable. “Henry, you see this badge? It means it is my duty to make sure you get a fair trial, despite your skin color.” Wells, distrusting of the sheriff’s promise, knew he had only one option, so he went with the sheriff in hopes that he would truly receive a fair trial. Despite his morally questionable character, Wells knew that even though he was no saint, his greatest crime was being a black man in Alabama.
Word began to spread that Wells was in the city jail, and a mob of men decided that the wheels of justice were moving too slow for their liking. They bore pitchforks and torches, made their way to the city jail, and demanded Wells face his crimes. The sheriff was a step ahead of the mob, and told everyone to go home, and that Wells was not here. The mob dissipated and reformed down the road. Jugs of whiskey and moonshine were passed around. “If they aren’t keepin’ that son of a bitch in the jail, I bet he’s in the courthouse!” one man screamed. This reignited the mob, now fuelled by hatred and 90 proof whiskey, ran to the courthouse and broke down the door.
Wells stood in the garret room overlooking the town. The mob, illuminated by bright torches, quickly made their way to the front door of the court house. A loud crash of thunder filled Wells ears, and rain began to shower the town. Wells, helplessly staring out at the window as the mob began to fill the courthouse square, began to yell, “I am innocent, and if you kill me, I will haunt you forever!” That night, the mob crushed Henry Wells beneath the hammer of justice and beat him until he was an unrecognizable pile of gore. This, unfortunately, was the norm for many African Americans living the in the American south during this time period.
The next morning, one of the men in the mob walked passed the courthouse and looked up at the old garret window. A scream of terror erupted from his throat, as he yelled, “it’s him! It’s Henry Wells!” The men gathered in the court square and were haunted by what they saw. The face of Henry Wells stared over the town, as if he had ownership over the town and all who inhabited it. The sheriff went up to the room with a bucket of water and soap, and scrubbed so hard he almost broke the glass, yet the face remained.
This courthouse still stands today, and so does the face of Henry Wells, who despite cleaning, storms, window changes, and every other solution possible, still stares over his town. If you find yourself in the heart of Dixie near Carrollton, Alabama, stop by and say hello to Henry, because he will already be looking for you.
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- Pickens County Courthouse (the Face of Henry Wells) – Carrollton, Alabama
- Posted on January 23, 2015
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History is what makes a cities character and government buildings are a major part of history. Almost every city features sculptures and monuments but Carrollton’s courthouse has something really special to add to it’s character. The Pickens County Courthouse in Carrollton has an unforgettable monument of freedom thanks to “The Lightning Portrait of Henry Wells.”
All locals know the story of Wells. Wells was a former slave and was accused of burning the old original Pickens County Courthouse to the ground. Wells was arrested two-years later. At the time of Well’s arrest the courthouse had no jail cells and Wells was locked in the garret of the new courthouse. A group of locals had caught wind that Wells had been arrested and created a mob just outside the courthouse. The mob’s intent was to lynch Wells but little did they know, god had another plan in store for Mr. Wells. Wells heard the mob outside and peered out the garret window to see what was going on. As Wells was peering out the window a bolt of lightning struck nearby and permanently etched the terrified expression of his face into a windowpane. The spine-tingling bolt of lightning also broke up the lynch mob, saving Wells from immediate death. However, Wells met his death less than a couple of months later due to “wounds received while attempting to escape”. You don’t have to be too smart to figure out what really happened there.
The photo etched by lightning can still be seen today but only from the outside. There is an arrow now bolted to the brick wall, three floors up, which directs you to the phenomenon of his face.
One local was quoted in saying that “Through all the years, in spite of hail and storm, which has destroyed all the windows in the courthouse, this one pane has remained intact. It has been scrubbed with soap and rubbed with gasoline by those who doubt its permanence, but it has met every test and the face remains unchanged. At close range the pane looks clear and flawless, but viewed from the ground where once gathered an angry mob, the fear-distorted face of Henry Wells can be clearly seen!”.
The face is now over a century old and on the 130th anniversary of the “Face in the Window”, it passed without any type of recognition by the locals, apparenlty they don’t find the face to be too flattering to their city, however others think it is indeed a remarkable phenomenon. A clerk town said, “I don’t think anybody took the time to realize that it’s been 130 years”. “We just know it’s there.” The clerk also said that, regardless of reports they’d received from nervous tipsters, the Courthouse was never threatened with condemnation or demolition. As a matter of fact it was actually being renovated. Carrollton would never demolish its most famous building, even if it is haunted by the curse of Henry Wells.
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Sometimes referred to as " The Face in The Window", this strange Case and it's accompanying photograph is another Paranormal Classic. As the story goes, The Pickens County Courthouse is located in Carrollton, Alabama. The original building was badly damaged by Union Forces during The American Civil War. In need of a replacement, Townspeople set about building a new one in the 1870s. Enter poor Henry Wells. Henry was an ex-Slave still living in the racially charged Town. One night, the Old Courthouse caught fire and was burnt to the ground. Henry was seen in the area, and was naturally blamed. A fierce storm had just started when poor Henry wad pursued through the streets by an angry Lynch mob - eager to hang him. Taking refuge in the already completed basement of The New Courthouse, Henry lifted his head from his hiding spot to peer through the window. Suddenly, lighting bolt went through the window glass and struck Henry (turning him to a pile of ash and bone). However, Henry's face was "etched" into the pane of glass! Seen in both daylight and at night, "The Face" was a fixture in local legend until the glass wad replaced in the 1970s. However, although replaced (for some reason), Henry's "face" still appears! The original glass pane was examined several times. The glass is indeed 100 years old. As for the "image" it appears to have been electrically etched into the glass. Photos of "Henry" still surface from time to time.
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The Pickens County Courthouse Has A Very Strange Upper Window
The Pickens County Courthouse is considered to be one of the most haunted places in the State of Alabama.
Located in Carrollton Alabama, it is about 35 miles west of Tuscaloosa, and it is the actual courthouse for the county.
It was originally built in the year 1878, and was the third courthouse in that city, and it has a very interesting story.
The reason for this story is quite simple; it has a ghostly image of a man in its upper window.
The Ghost Story of Pickens County Courthouse
The Ghost story of Pickens County Courthouse all centers on a “freedman” name Henry Wells and the burning of the second courthouse.
To set the stage for the story, it helps to understand some of the conditions and minds sets that existed in Carrollton Alabama at the time.
This time frame was full of social as well as racial tensions in the South, and the town of Carrollton was no different.
The Civil War was over and the Federal Government had ended Reconstruction and pulled all of its troops out of the South.
In the State of Alabama, the Democrats had regained full control of the state Government, and one of the first things they did was to pass laws to impose “white supremacy”.
Lynching was a very popular way for these groups to impose their own form of laws.
From the years 1877 through 1917, a total of 15 African Americans were reported to have been lynched in the county.
In fact, it has been reported that all of them were lynched in the courtyard of the Pickens County Courthouse, which adds some intrigue to the story.
Henry Wells was a “freedman”, meaning he was a former slave that was released from slavery as a result of the war.
The common theme to this entire story goes like this.
The second courthouse was set on fire in the year 1876, and it was so bad, it destroyed the entire building.
This really upset that people in Carrollton, as the Union troops had ravaged their town and burned down the original Pickens County Courthouse in 1865, the last year of the war.
So they were mad as hell and seeking revenge for whoever did this.
As the citizens started to build the third courthouse in less than 12 years, they were looking for someone to blame.
Their frustrations soon turned toward Mr. Henry Wells.
Henry Wells was a former slave that was living at a time and in a place that had very little regard for ex-slaves.
However, he also had a history of getting into a lot of fights and according to the legend; he had just recently been on a series of burglaries.
Because of these facts, the white population naturally assumed that he was the one that had burned down the courthouse.
They came up with this reasoning because of two major facts.
The first was that he broke into the courthouse to rob it like he had other places, and then burned it down to cover his tracks.
The second reason was that he burned it down to hide any of the previous evidence against him, so he could not be charged with anything.
However, there was one major flaw with these two reasons; there was absolutely no evidence to back any of it up.
What Happened Next Is the Legend of Pickens County Courthouse
Regardless of these missing facts, Mr. Henry Wells was arrested and was taken to the newly finished courthouse to wait for his trial.
This is where this legend starts to get very interesting.
The Sheriff of the town at the time knew the history of the mob lynching’s and tried to hide Henry Wells in the upper part of the Courthouse.
This is an important fact to this legend, as this is where the “haunted window” is located to this day.
The Sheriff was correct; the mob did show up just as he anticipated.
They began to scream and shout for the Sheriff to give Wells to them, and at this point, Henry Wells became absolutely terrified.
He went to this upper window and yelled out to the crowd the following: “I am innocent and if you hang me, I will always be here with you”.
At that exact time, according to the legend, lightening stuck the courthouse.
The next day Henry Wells was found guilty of burning down the courthouse and was hung by the neck until he died.
The legend says that the moment he died, his face immediately surfaced in the new window in the upper part of the courthouse.
This image is still there to this day and can very easily be seen from certain angles.
However, the image can only be seen from the “outside of the building”, not from the inside.
If you are on the inside looking out, there is nothing there.
The Alabama Historical Association erected a historic marker in 1974, that tells the story of Henry Wells and the Pickens County Courthouse.
There are also a set of permanent binoculars that have been installed directly across the street, for visitors that want to take a closer look at this image.
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Idaho murder suspect Bryan Kohberger lands in Washington to face charges
Bryan kohberger arrived back in idaho wednesday to face a judge in the slayings of four college students.
The plane carrying Bryan Kohberger arrives in Pullman, Washington
Bryan Kohberger is accused of killing Ethan Chapin, Xana Kernodle, Kaylee Goncalves and Madison Mogen.
MOSCOW, Idaho — Bryan Kohberger flew into Pullman, Washington, Wednesday evening and is expected to face murder charges in Moscow, Idaho , in connection with the brutal killings of four college students in an off-campus house in November. From the airport he was taken to the Latah County Courthouse in Moscow, Idaho, by truck.
Kohberger, 28, has been in custody since Dec. 30 when authorities raided his parents’ home in Monroe County, Pennsylvania. He was flown to Idaho on a Pennsylvania State Police plane a day after he waived his extradition to Idaho on Tuesday.
The suspected killer left on a Pennsylvania State Police Pilatus PC-12 single-engine turbo-prop plane, which has a range of 1,800 nautical miles and a max speed of more than 300 MPH, out of Wilkes-Barre Scranton International Airport around 7 a.m. PT Wednesday, flight records show.
The plane then departed Champaign, Illinois, around 10 a.m. PT, likely to refuel, and then took off again headed west around 11 a.m. PT. There was another stop in Rapid City, South Dakota, and took off again around 3 p.m. PT. By 6:22 PT, police escorted Kohberger off the plane in Pullman, Washington, across the state line and just 7 miles from the Idaho crime scene.
UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO STUDENT STABBINGS TIMELINE
Bryan Kohberger is escorted off of a plane by law enforcement in Pullman, Washington on Wednesday, January 4, 2023. Kohberger has been extradited from Pennsylvania to face charges for the murder of four University of Idaho students in November last year. (Fox News Digital)
Bryan Kohberger being escorted by law enforcement officers after landing in Pullman, Washington. (Fox News)
Internet sleuths from across the globe on Wednesday tracked the nearly 12-hour flight across three time zones from the time it took off to the time it landed. The flight had 19,000 viewers as of Wednesday evening on the Flight Radar app.
A plane carrying Bryan Kohberger is lands in Pullman, Washington on Wednesday, January 4, 2023. Kohberger has been extradited from Pennsylvania to face charges for the murder of four University of Idaho students in November last year. (Fox News Digital)
Media gathers outside Latah County courthouse as Bryan Kohberger is brought in on Wednesday, January 4, 2023 (Audrey Conklin/Fox News Digital)
The four victims, 20-year-olds Ethan Chapin and Xana Kernodle, who were in a relationship, and 21-year-olds Kaylee Goncalves and Madison Mogen, were stabbed multiple times, likely while sleeping, on the second and third floors of a six-bedroom house just steps off the University of Idaho campus, according to Latah County Coroner Cathy Mabbutt. Two roommates on the lowest level were not attacked. The victims and their roommates were students at the University of Idaho.
General views of the Pennsylvania State Police plane in Rapid City, South Dakota as it makes a refueling stop on Wednesday, January 4, 2023. (Kevin Eilbeck for Fox News Digital)
Idaho murder suspect Byran Christopher Kohberger's flight path from Pennsylvania to Pullman, Washington, on Jan. 4. (Fox News Digital)
Kohberger was pursuing a doctorate in the Criminal Justice and Criminology Department at Washington State University, 7 miles away from UI. He had driven with his father in a 2015 white Hyundai Elantra from Pullman, Washington to Pennsylvania before authorities caught up with him.
Police said they were looking for a 2011 to 2013 white Elantra that was believed to have been seen near the crime scene.
Ethan Chapin, 20, Xana Kernodle, 20, Madison Mogen, 21, and Kaylee Goncalves, 21, along with the women's two other roommates in Kaylee Goncalves' final Instagram post, shared the day before the slayings. (@kayleegoncalves/Instagram)
Local and federal authorities used DNA evidence to track down the accused killer nearly seven weeks after the four students were found killed in the early morning hours of Nov. 13.
CRIMINOLOGIST GRAD STUDENT HIT WITH FOUR COUNTS OF FIRST-DEGREE MURDER
Kohberger's family members said in a statement that they "have fully cooperated with law enforcement agencies in an attempt to seek the truth and promote his presumption of innocence rather than judge unknown facts and make erroneous assumptions."
A view of the Sigma Chi house at the University of Idaho through fog on Dec. 13, 2022. Inset: A reference image showing the type of Hyundai Elantra police were looking for in their search for Bryan Kohberger. (Michael Ruiz/Fox News Digital. Inset: Moscow PD)
Prior to the attacks, Chapin and Kernodle were seen at a party at the university's Sigma Chi fraternity house on campus around 9 p.m. on Nov. 12, a Saturday. They returned home around 1:45 a.m. on Nov. 13. Goncalves and Mogen spent the evening of Nov. 12 in downtown Moscow, stopping at a popular college bar and then a food truck on the way home. The returned to the house around 1:56 a.m.
IDAHO MURDER SUSPECT KOHBERGER'S PENNSYLVANIA CLASSMATES SAY HE WAS ‘BRIGHT,’ AWKWARD, BULLIED IN SCHOOL
The victims of Nov. 13 University of Idaho massacre. (Instagram @xanakernodle / @maddiemogen / @kayleegoncalves)
Officials believe the victims were stabbed between 3 a.m. and 4 a.m. that morning. Around noon that day, Moscow police officers responded to a 911 call reporting an "unconscious person" from the house where the murders occurred, but several people had gathered at the crime scene by the time police arrived, officials said.
Bryan Christopher Kohberger is seen for the first time since his arrest Friday outside the Monroe County Courthouse in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. He's accused of the Moscow, Idaho, quadruple homicide. (The Image Direct for Fox News Digital)
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The Moscow Police Department continues to urge the public to submit any images or information that they think could be important or useful to their investigation. They can do so by calling 208-883-7180 , submitting tips through [email protected] and sending digital media here.
Fox News' Stephanie Pagones contributed to this report.
Audrey Conklin is a digital reporter for Fox News Digital and FOX Business. Email tips to [email protected] or on Twitter at @audpants.
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