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When The Trees Fade

When The Trees Fade

In April of 2009 my sister and I visited our grandmother in Nice, France. While walking the streets we came across a voodoo shop and decided to go in. The priestess asked us where we were from and we told her Elkins, WV in the US. She said, "I've...
Ghostly Face

Ghostly Face

My wife and I, along with our two children moved into an apartment located on Main Street, Oak Hill. Shortly after moving into the residence my oldest daughter, who was 3 years old at the time started acting a little out of her ordinary. One night while I was watching...
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...
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...
Browning Fork Haunted?

Browning Fork Haunted?

I had just moved to Browning Fork around 5 years ago. Nothing ever bad had happened to me, I never saw anything at all. Then one day I met a girl, we became best friends. Ever since that day I have had scary things happen to me. You would never...
Haunted Motel

Haunted Motel

I grew up in Ravenswood, WV. My parents were the proprietors of the local Washington Motel. As a result, I practically grew up there, as did my older sister and brother. There were large living quarters in the main office, which included two bedrooms, a second kitchen, and a...
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...
The Nightly Visitor

The Nightly Visitor

I was born in Huntington, West Virginia and grew up in an old wooden two-story house on Auburn road, located in the Westmoreland district. My family bought that house back in 1928. They had moved there from another house on Auburn road, one that was located less than a...
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...
Strange Encounters At Pipestem State Park

Strange Encounters At Pipestem State Park

I do not know if I am the only person to ever see this, or if others have seen such things also. I am a seasonal employee of Pipestem Resort State Park. The supervisors prefer to have guys work the night shifts whenever possible. For some reason, they think that...
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...
Weirdness At Weirton Medical Center

Weirdness At Weirton Medical Center

For five years, I worked 3-11 in the Housekeeping department at Weirton Medical Center in Weirton, West Virginia. There were several ghosts in that building, and I have a few short tales here. My ghost tales are amusing now, but weren't at the time. My job at WMC was...

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