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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....
The Bleeding Floor

The Bleeding Floor

The house our grandmother was born in was the site of a grisly murder that resulted in the last public hanging in West Virginia history. The murderer was John F. Morgan who took an axe and violently massacred the widow Green and her three children. The purpose of our story...
Empty Grave

Empty Grave

I use to live in Wayne County WV. I grew up in a holler. At the head of our holler was a cemetery and my friends and I would walk to it a lot. We were there so much that we knew every name on the tombstones and we...
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...
Ghost Of Glenville State College

Ghost Of Glenville State College

I was a student at Glenville State College from September 1999 through September 2003. Throughout my college career I heard more than my share of ghost stories about the campus that I lived on; many of which I dismissed as quickly as I heard them. But as a non-ghost...
Gumboots

Gumboots

My Aunt and Uncle used to have an old house in Clay County, West Virginia. During the summer, my sister and I would sometimes spend weekends, and even weeks there with them and their four children. Their house was what you could call "cut-off" from everyone. The driveway was...
A Ghost on Droop Mountain

A Ghost on Droop Mountain

In 1990, I was a civil war reenactor with the 17th Virginia Cavalry. We had gone to Droop Mountain for the reenactment in October. I rode to Droop with Joe Hoff, another member of the 17th. It was raining hard and had been all evening. We arrived about ten...
The Orkney Hollow Hanging

The Orkney Hollow Hanging

Every since we was little our parents told us not to go out of the hollow after dark, because a colored man was hung in the big beach tree for sleeping with a white man's wife back in the (1940's). When we became the ages of 12 and 13 we...
The Demon In My House

The Demon In My House

I use to not believe in very many paranormal things that supposedly run around in this world. But that all changed one night about a year ago... I was up late one night just lying down on the living room couch when I realized I needed to go use the...
Cass Story

Cass Story

Early this year my family and some friend stayed in an old refurbished home in Cass while we skied at Snowshoe. The first night there several people were awakened by the back doors slamming shut and opening and slamming again. Then they described a feeling like the house shaking...
The House On Tuppers Creek Road

The House On Tuppers Creek Road

In the old house on Tuppers Creek road in Sissionsville, West Virginia deep in the holler where grandma raised her children, many unusual things occurred. One story of unusual activity took place one brisk October morning while grandma and grandpa were stacking firewood in the shed preparing for the coming winter,...
The Haunted Moundsville Prison

The Haunted Moundsville Prison

The prison was built on the edge of Moundsville in 1866, just three years after West Virginia was admitted to the Union. Within a short time, it was surrounded by the town and the tall stone walls created the illusion that a Gothic fortress loomed above the city. The...