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Friday, August 23, 2019
To Confront A Ghost Or Not Confront A Ghost?

To Confront A Ghost Or Not Confront A Ghost?

An older man living in Pocahontas County remembered as a child a story of a family who bought an older farmhouse. The story goes that after living there for a while the family began witnessing the ghost of a small boy appearing on the hearth of the fireplace. The...
Beast of Bertha Hill

Beast of Bertha Hill

Yes, my name is Ronnie Knight of Maidsville WV. Actually Ronnie Knight is the alias I'm using. But to the point I live near some woods you see. These woods seem 'friendly' enough. Despite that there are fallen trees. Many vines and thorns and don't get me started on what...
The Bride Ghost

The Bride Ghost

I work at Cabel Huntington hospital in Huntington, WV. My encounter happened on 5th Street Hill just after 9 pm. It was raining and I came upon a girl in a white gown with dark hair. I hit my brakes and she just vanished into thin air. Well, I have heard...
Protective Uncle

Protective Uncle

I grew up in Kenova, West Virginia, in a house that has been in my family for years. Before I tell you the rest of the story, I must tell you that I lived there all through my childhood and never saw anything. My sister, on the other hand,...
Well House Child

Well House Child

One day my friend, Mandy and I were standing outside on her porch watching the landlord mow the field. After she went inside I felt some sort of need to stay there. I looked over toward the well house and saw a little child. I don't know if it...
The Japanese Sword

The Japanese Sword

I can remember this as if it were just yesterday. My aunt and uncle called begging mom and dad to bring us boys and come spend the night with them. They lived up on West Fork of Harts Creek. They didn't have any children and they said they really...
We Both Saw It

We Both Saw It

I live in a place that would not even be considered a dot on a map except for the fact that we have a State Forest there. Cabwaylingo, which stands for all the counties surrounding it, Cabell, Wayne, Lincoln, and Mingo, is a rather secluded park, full of wildlife. I...
A Ghost and a Coon Hunt

A Ghost and a Coon Hunt

My son and I were coon hunting in the Fort Gay area of Wayne Co. On this night we had a pretty good young 14 month old Red Bone hound with us. He had treed 2 nice coons and we were getting ready to leave for home. We called for...
Ghost Soldier Of Harpers Ferry

Ghost Soldier Of Harpers Ferry

It was Halloween night. My sister, my friends, and I were walking from her house to Bolivar Heights; we always go up there Halloween night. We were walking through the path heading towards where the old cannons were, when we saw three people standing there. They were dressed like...
The Two Red Eyes Of Death

The Two Red Eyes Of Death

My sister and my brother-in-law came to moms to visit one night, and we were all telling ghost stories. Mom was telling us the story of the bride's head, and dad had just got through telling us the story of the house he use to live in on Wolf...
The Orkney Hollow Hanging

The Orkney Hollow Hanging

Every since we was little our parents told us not to go out of the hollow after dark, because a colored man was hung in the big beach tree for sleeping with a white man's wife back in the (1940's). When we became the ages of 12 and 13 we...
My Encounter

My Encounter

My friend Brian and I were walking our friend Josh home one night when we decided to take him pass the old basketball court. When we walked down the hill toward it we all felt something pulling us toward the basketball court where it has been reported that you...