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Haunted Welcome Center

Haunted Welcome Center

In the early morning hours of September 9, 2018, my family and I were on our way home from vacation in Florida and my husband decided he was too tired to drive anymore so he pulled over at the I-64 Welcome Center. I was frustrated because we were only...
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...
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...
Creepy Woods

The Grey Flats Ghost

If you've hiked Grey Flats near Beckley, W.Va., you know how eerie those woods can be. But there's no more eerie a place in all the flats than the at old farm beyond the south end of the flats. There the Old Farm Trail meets the South Grey Flats...
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 Mobile & The Doll

The Mobile & The Doll

The two stories I am about to tell was told to me by my second and third cousins. The first story happened to my third cousin when he was a baby. He had a wind up mobile that would play music and would turn as it played; the only...
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...
Chicken

Chicken

I was a young boy about 12 back in the Summer of 70'. I had three best friends, Davies, Harold, and Frank. It was on Saturday and my friends and I use to sneak into my Uncle Leon's backyard to watch the neighborhood Chicken fight. This particular night at Mingo...
Ghost Of Cherry Creek Dip

Ghost Of Cherry Creek Dip

I myself never encountered this, but I have always heard the story as I was growing up, and my brother who is 8 years older than me, claims to have witnessed it himself. There was a young couple who had just married. On their wedding night they were driving a...
Forgotten Souls Of GC&P

Forgotten Souls Of GC&P

I spent a few years working in a home for those with MR/DD. People familiar with Wheeling will know the house. It's on GC&P Road just past the Troy Corporation on the left side of the road. The site the house was built on used to house an old farm....
Pax Cemetery Ghost

Pax Cemetery Ghost

Along time ago, back when having children out of wedlock was forbidden, there was a lady whose name was Lonell, she went to Washington to give birth to her child. After having complications during childbirth, both the mother and her child died. Shortly after, Lonell and her baby were brought...
Calhoun County Ghost

Calhoun County Ghost

NEARLY 40 years ago the Calhoun County correspondent of the Cincinnati Enquirer prepared the following account of Calhoun's most prominent ghost, which the Enquirer printed. Interested persons saved clippings, with the result that the story has reappeared recently in various weekly papers in that section of the state. It...

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