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Saturday, April 20, 2019
Haunted Rich Mountain

Haunted Rich Mountain

I am 15 years old and live in Huttonsville, WV. I haven't had any encounters with any of the ghosts on Rich Mountain but, I do know people who have. My dad has told me stories of when he was young and has heard noises and he has seen strange...
The House Built From The Streets

The House Built From The Streets

I was in the sixth grade, maybe ten or eleven years old, my family and I had moved into a house in Princeton. It was an older home, I am almost a hundred percent positive it was built from the bricks of Mercer Street. The town was a part...
Greenbrier Ghost

Greenbrier Ghost

Besides being a unique case in the annals of West Virginia ghost lore, the story of the Greenbrier Ghost has made history in other places also, like in the documents of the American court system. It remains the only one of its kind... the only case in which the...
The Headless Man

The Headless Man

I was seven years old and living in Mingo County, West Virginia, in a small community called Chattaroy. My father, uncle and my four brothers were on our front porch at dusk and beginning of dark. We were laughing, talking, and swinging, when we heard a noise coming from...
Screaming Jenny Of Duffields WV

Screaming Jenny Of Duffields WV

As a child I grew up in Duffield WV. My brothers and I would walk down the tracks, going to a store in Shenandoah Junction.  We would often pass an old house nestled between two orchards.  This home was said to be the house of screaming Jenny. I have listened to...
Babies Friend

Babies Friend

I was sitting at home enjoying some TV after laying my baby boy down for bed. My wife was in the hospital after a difficult c-section surgery and I was caring for our baby who was about 3-4 weeks old. Anyways, I was sitting on the couch when out...
On The First Night

On The First Night

When I was 12 years old, my mom and dad had bought a new house and it was the first night we stayed him it. Now, the women who lived in it before us had lived in it all her life and said nothing had happened in there and assured...
The Old Darksville Church

The Old Darksville Church

If you go through Gerrardstown, just past the elementary school, you will come to a four-way intersection. Take a right and you will come to a small area known as Darksville. When I was a child, I used to visit my best friend's Grandma nearby. My friend and I...
Politician In A Mountain

Politician In A Mountain

I don't know if this is true or not, but in the town of Thurmond, WV (Fayette County). A long time ago when I was a kid playing with one of my friends who lived in the area, I was pointed out a "face" on the mountain across the...
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 Slumber Party Ghost

The Slumber Party Ghost

My friend Sarah was spending the night one night. It was getting very late, around three o' clock. We was sitting down stairs, recording messages on my sound recorder, and watching TV. When Sarah said "oh come over here" and when I did, we saw a light come on...
Our Playmate

Our Playmate

I have lived in this small former mining community for all of my life. At one time, this was actually a very large and very busy little town. There were numerous businesses, a large school, a company store where you could get anything you could imagine, even a movie...