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Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Night Visitor

Night Visitor

After fighting in World War II, my father returned to his family's farm located just outside the town of Richwood in Nicholas County, near the Monongahela National Forest. What he encountered one night on the isolated farm terrified him more than anything he had witnessed when liberating prison camps...
Mysterious Colonial Preteen Boy

Mysterious Colonial Preteen Boy

I was nine when I walked to the end of my hallway I stopped suddenly in my tracks. I was just outside the living room when I saw this boy about 10-13 years of age who was in colonial dress. He was running out of the kitchen into the...
The Haunted House In Jackson County

The Haunted House In Jackson County

This is a ghostly story experienced by my cousins. As a child growing up in Dunbar, I always loved visiting my favorite cousins in Kenna, Jackson County. I could hardly wait for the time we spent playing in the woods, riding horses, and all of the things country children...
The Night Ghost

The Night Ghost

When I was 12, my friend and I went swimming in her pool. We were talking about ghosts and she said that her room was haunted. I did not think much about it until her mom was telling me about it. We all ate some popcorn and watched a...
House Ghost

House Ghost

My aunt used to live in a house in Elkins, West Virginia. She has three sons, the oldest son is 10, the youngest two are a set of 8 year old twins. Well one night my aunt was laying in bed and all of the sudden she heard a...
4th of July Ghost Story

4th of July Ghost Story

Every year, the city park in Martinsburg, WV, fills to overflowing for its annual display of 4th of July fireworks. Today, the park is a wonderful green space with pavilions, picnic tables, miniature golf and a swimming pool. During the Civil War it was a large open space with...
Weird Footprint Found In Creek Bed Near Milton, WV

Weird Footprint Found In Creek Bed Near Milton, WV

In the summer of 2002, my four kids were playing near the creek that is right behind our home. They came across one long footprint. It was about the size of a woman's seven or eight. It had three toes pointing forward and one toe at the side, sort...
Empty Grave

Empty Grave

I use to live in Wayne County WV. I grew up in a holler. At the head of our holler was a cemetery and my friends and I would walk to it a lot. We were there so much that we knew every name on the tombstones and we...
The Beast Of Boaz

The Beast Of Boaz

Many stories of a strange beasts in West Virginia exist, most of them say a large black fury beast that stands about 7 feet tall when on it's hind legs, sharp teeth that goes after weaker feed. It is extremely fast and has a deepening growl. It has large,...
The Ghost In My Attic

The Ghost In My Attic

One night I was sitting in my living room watching TV with all the lights off by myself. Then all of a sudden I heard something. I looked around and thought maybe it was one of my dogs, but then I heard it again and my dogs were right...
The Glen Jean Sisters

The Glen Jean Sisters

About 12 years ago there were these two sisters who loved the outdoors. They were also fascinated with trains and they lived in a little town full of trains, and some nights they would just sit out side and listen to the trains. One warm night on June 07, 1989,...
Seneca Resort Area

Seneca Resort Area

I was traveling early one morning in January, in snowy conditions, when I spotted a large, upright, dark-colored creature just off Rt.55. Very tall, fuzzy looking, with primate features, similar to an ape. The creature stepped into the road, causing me to swerve to avoid colliding with the beast....