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Late Night Stranger

Late Night Stranger

It was Halloween of 1980. My sister and I had already finished trick-or-treating and our parents decided to let us go five houses up the hollow (also called hollers) to visit my aunt. After a few hours, my sister and I wanted to go home to get something for our...
Road Branch Grade School Ghost

Road Branch Grade School Ghost

My mom was having a baby shower for my little sister who was going to be born in two months. My girlfriend and two of her cousins and I went upstairs to the school. We walked to the top of the stairs and we saw things running across the...
Winter Ice Face

Winter Ice Face

It was a cold Winter night, me and my cousin Maria were on our way to see our Aunt Kate and Uncle Max. We were driving on a concrete country road and we slide on a patch of ice. As we were spinning there was this Icy face right...
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...
Something Strange At Harpers Ferry

Something Strange At Harpers Ferry

My brother and I are avid reenactors and we live in a town called Frederick, Maryland. Our hobby takes us to many places like Gettysburg, Yorktown, Fredericksburg, but in particular, Harpers Ferry. I remember an event we were doing about 3 years ago when we portrayed Union soldiers from the...
Livingston Wizard

Livingston Wizard

One of the strangest poltergeist cases of all time haunted the home of a farmer named Adam Livingston, who lived in this small community at the end of the 1700's.... some say, these strange events are still going on at the property today! The Adam Livingston farm in Middleway became...
An Unexpected Meeting or Two

An Unexpected Meeting or Two

My name is Elisabeth and I live in Denmark. For the first time in my life, I went over the big pond to visit my sister Stephani, who lives in Parkersburg. One day my cousin Stacey came around and took me on a tour in the older part of the...
The Little Rag Doll

The Little Rag Doll

This is not my true encounter but it was been told around a lot. A teacher for N.C. was looking for a job and finally found one in WV. She heard the last teacher left one night without saying anything. A week later, she moved there. The lady in charge of...
The Pax Headless Ghost

The Pax Headless Ghost

If you walk from Weirwood towards the Pax City hall on the railroad tracks at night, you may be in for a fright. It has been known that if you walk in this direction at night on the tracks you may be accompanied by a headless ghost. I have talked...
Dead Thing

Dead Thing

In 1958 my new husband and I came home to Parkersburg, West Virginia, to visit from his duty station in New Jersey. We were staying at his mother's house off Staunton on a little street named Agnes. The first night we were sleeping in a downstairs bedroom off the...
Chapmanville Grade School

Chapmanville Grade School

Chapmanville East Elementary School is very spooky first of all. It's a very large and exceptionally old brick building and it stinks inside. The school has a lot of character to say the least. I knew a teacher that worked there very shortly. She said that sometimes if she was...
Campbells Creek Spirit

Campbells Creek Spirit

The house that I grew up in on Campbells Creek in Eastern Kanawha County had a restless spirit in it. On more than one occasion, we would hear a clanking noise coming from the area where the fireplace used to be, it was a metallic sound like someone hitting...

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