63.2 F
Beckley
Monday, July 13, 2020
Elkhorn Ghost

Elkhorn Ghost

For many years the Elkhorn Ghost has made his presence known to a passerby as they either left or entered the mountain near the bridge. He is very tall always wearing a red plaid jacket, blue jeans and seems to usually appear on foggy nights. Everyone that usually spots him...
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...
Hurricane Creek Road – Roadside Ghosts

Hurricane Creek Road – Roadside Ghosts

My encounter happened in the winter of 1983. I was a senior in high school during this time. I was picking up a friend of mine who was visiting her boyfriend who lived on Hurricane Creek Road in Putnam County, WV. It was early evening and already completely dark...
Ghost Bride Of Cherry Creek Dip

Ghost Bride Of Cherry Creek Dip

It was a summer night around midnight. I had just left work from Air Res on Ritter Drive. I had stopped by for a sandwich at 7-11 in Shady Spring and I was on my way home. Driving past the old antique shop at the Cherry Creek Dip, I...
Ghosts of Droop Mountain

Ghosts of Droop Mountain

The stories that I am going to tell you didn't happen to me but it happened to my mother, my aunt, and my mother's cousins. My mother was raised on Droop Mountain, West Virginia right beside where the Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park is. At that time there was...
Childers Road Barboursville

Childers Road Barboursville

Several years after we lived in Wayne, we moved into a house on Childers Road. This house felt strange from the time we moved into it. It began with just hearing what sounded like footsteps in the attic, and then one evening we were out back, my son looked...
The Top

The Top

My Grandmother lived in a somewhat rural area of Barbour County known as Stringtown. My father, aunts, and uncles also were raised in this house. My Grandmother told a story of a "top" that would spin across the sky over the house. It appeared around midnight when she saw...
The Trailer

The Trailer

When I got married, my wife and I purchased a trailer; we put it next door to my parent's house. The master bedroom was at the rear of the trailer. When our son was born, he slept in the room with us, to make it easier for early morning...
Demon Creature Spotted Again

Demon Creature Spotted Again

On or about November 23rd the year I cannot remember. My cousin and I were at a deer camp in Webster County on Cranberry ridge, we were well off the main roads probably 5 miles into the mountains where a 4X4 is needed to go to the camp. Well...
A Scream Of Terror Of A Female Beast

A Scream Of Terror Of A Female Beast

Every night from 12:00 till 2:00 I take a relaxing walk to the cemetery to walk 40 laps for exercise but on 6-24-03 at 1:45 am at the Fort Ashby Cemetery. I almost bit and swallowed my tongue when I heard these screams coming from in the woods, it sounded...
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...
Little Ghost Girl

Little Ghost Girl

This story was told to me by my grandmother. She and my Grandfather have lived in Eccles for as long as I can remember. They live in an old 2 bedroom coal-camp house. The two bedrooms have adjacent doors and one can easily see into one room from the other....