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Saturday, December 5, 2020
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 High-Heeled Phantom

The High-Heeled Phantom

It was not a day for paranormal occurrences. The summer day was so bright and beautiful that I had felt the need to spend most of it outside in the swimming pool. Being sixteen and having the summer all for myself was wonderful. Especially when I was home alone. After...
Elkins Downtown Ghost

Elkins Downtown Ghost

In downtown Elkins, there are a lot of old buildings. On Davis Avenue, a long time ago there was a great fire that destroyed 3 blocks of the city and 12 people died. One of those people was Sharah Goodwest. She died in the old Opera house. If you...
Ghost Encounter

Ghost Encounter

Several years ago, when I was a teenager I was visiting my grandmother's house in Cabin Creek. Also visiting were some relatives from out of state. Among them was my Aunt Bea. She was a fine, Christian woman who truly "lived" her religious convictions. Therefore, when she began to...
Ghost Encounter at Moundsville

Ghost Encounter at Moundsville

About 3 to 4 years ago, my best friend Brittany, her mother Shannon, Shannon's best friend Shina, and myself decided to take a trip to Moundsville State Penitentiary for Halloween. I wasn't expecting anything too major other than the normal creepy clowns dressed up, people jumping out at you,...
Livingston Wizard

Livingston Wizard

One of the strangest poltergeist cases of all time haunted the home of a farmer named Adam Livingston, who lived in this small community at the end of the 1700's.... some say, these strange events are still going on at the property today! The Adam Livingston farm in Middleway became...
Banshee

Banshee

One evening as I was reading, I started to hear a faint wailing noise. I did not pay much attention to it until it got louder. I asked my son if he could hear anything but he said no. Thinking I had a headache I took some aspirin but...
What The Heck Was That?

What The Heck Was That?

Every year my boyfriend Tad goes squirrel hunting the first few days of the season in Ritchie County. I always meet him there for the weekend. His best friend Joe had a farm on top of Oil Ridge. Joe has passed on, but his son still allows Tad to...
Seneca Caverns Ghosts

Seneca Caverns Ghosts

On occasion, the staff at Seneca Caverns goes through the cavern between tours to sweep the steps free of the gravel and pick up trash that tourists sometimes leave behind. On many occasions while sweeping the steps, particularly while sweeping the set of stairs directly above the area known...
Mothman

Mothman

"Mothman" is perhaps one of the strangest creatures to ever grace the annals of weirdness in West Virginia, or even in all of America for that matter. Even though this mysterious and unsolved case has nothing to do with ghosts... it would be remiss of me not to include...
Our Family Ghosts

Our Family Ghosts

Our family has been located in this area for five or six generations now, and it all started in an old house that stands today, though abandoned, on a certain hill right in the middle of south Parkersburg. This old house was originally a church, and there are at...
Road Branch Grade School Ghost

Road Branch Grade School Ghost

My mom was having a baby shower for my little sister who was going to be born in two months. My girlfriend and two of her cousins and I went upstairs to the school. We walked to the top of the stairs and we saw things running across the...