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Grandma’s Visit

Grandma’s Visit

When I was eight years old, my grandmother died of ovarian cancer. Her death severely affected my family, but she made sure some of us knew we were being watched. One day I was playing with a jump rope in my grandfather's yard, next door to our house, when something...
Droop Mountain Mounted Cavalry On Patrol

Droop Mountain Mounted Cavalry On Patrol

Around the year 1960, while attending the Marlinton Middle School, some classmates and I interviewed a local man about a ghost sighting he experienced. The man told a story about when he used to drive a pulp wood truck to Covington, Virginia and back. Late one evening, something bizarre occurred...
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...
Grandma’s House

Grandma’s House

Arguments between married couples have always taken place and usually end in the same manner: with the wife going home to mother. That is how my first adventure into the realm of the supernatural began. I was probably four or five years old, my younger brother being three or...
Girl Walking In Our House

Girl Walking In Our House

Back in 1975, my family moved into a very old house. We had lived there for about a week when one night my dad and I were outside feeding our dogs and we saw a girl walk into our house. My dad asked me if that was my girl...
Wal-Mart 1360

Wal-Mart 1360

This happened recently at the new Wal-Mart Super Center in Fayetteville, West Virginia, just south of the New River Gorge Bridge. Before I continue, it was said that there was a great deal of protest on building the new store at its current location from local residents. One of the...
Houses On Haunted Hill

Dead Cranberry Coal Miner Still Walks The Tracks

This story takes place in Cranberry West Virginia, just outside of Beckley. When I was young growing up in Cranberry it was a favorite past time for all of the boys to walk the train tracks to Skelton and back. We would walk on the rail as long as...
Grandma’s Ghost

Grandma’s Ghost

My grandmother died in my house on December 23, 2004. Ever since, there has been a lot of strange things happen. For instance every night before my mother goes to bed; she turns the TV off and walks out of the room. Every night that TV comes on after...
Ghosts At Cranberry Glades

Ghosts At Cranberry Glades

If you go down to the Cranberry Glades at midnight, and as weird as it sounds, not on a full moon night, you will hear strange noises. There were several of us that went down there last year around October and when we got into the long curve of...
Elkhorn Ghost Sighting

Elkhorn Ghost Sighting

I will never forget the morning when I was heading to work as an RN at the old Stevens Clinic Hospital in Welch, WV. It was early as I was on the 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. shift and I had approximately a 45 minute drive from my home...
Green Lady

Green Lady

When I was little I lived in Oak Hill. The first dream (vision? experience?) I ever had occurred when I was four. First I noticed two transparent white figures who paced and gestured like they were arguing, then a black tattered thing, like a live shadow hovering near the ceiling....
Cemetery Widow

Cemetery Widow

I was walking from my house to a friends one Thursday night just after dark, about 8:00 pm. The way I used to go was through the old cemetery on the hill in the West End. As I walked through I heard screaming coming from the Above ground cells....

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