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John Morgan’s Victim

John Morgan’s Victim

This event took place about 23 years ago, when I was 11 years old. I lived on Grasslick Road where I just learned about the murders that took place there. I knew nothing of these events as a child. I was alone at the house and had gone out to...
Frist House

Frist House

The years of the Civil War wreaked a terrible toll on the citizens of West Virginia and on the slaves who were held captive in points further south. For many years, there have been stories and rumors of terrible atrocities that were carried out on escaped slaves who were...
John Brown’s Ghost

John Brown’s Ghost

Here, before God, in the presence of these witnesses, I consecrate my life to the destruction of slavery...... John Brown, 1837. Along the streets of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, a strange, gaunt, white-haired man walks along with a small black dog at his side. The two odd companions stroll...
Invisible Family

Invisible Family

When I was younger I lived in my grandfather's old house in West Virginia. I never knew of any strange happenings there and passed everything off as my overactive imagination. For example, when I first moved into the house, while was sleeping, I heard someone saying my name over...
Insight

Insight

The women on my mother's side have been given a special talent. They are able to sense the unseen, and predict events to come, or see things as they are happening. It doesn't skip generations, all the females have this ability, some are more attuned then others. As a...
If They Had Told Me

If They Had Told Me

When I lived in Maryland my best friend, David, invited me to his family house in West Virginia. If they would have told me what they told me on the car trip there instead of at home, I would never have gone with them. The house was is located in...
I Am Not Cynical Anymore

I Am Not Cynical Anymore

I know this may be hard to believe, and I used to be a non-believer, so to speak, but this honest to goodness, swear upon a bible happened to my husband and me. When I was 17, we moved from Cross Lanes to Elkview due to the death of my...
Foot of My Bed

Foot of My Bed

I am a pretty down to earth person and not afraid of anything really. I do not take drugs, or drink liquor, so I was in a sound state of mind. One night in my home, I was having a hard time sleeping. My bedroom is right outside of my...
Floating Woman

Floating Woman

I walked the trail in Walker, WV (an old railroad track) to see the scenery and exercise each day. One day I was in the middle of my jog I felt a cold chill shoot down my spine. I shook it off and ran faster. Then I heard something...
Fence Row Stand-Up Man

Fence Row Stand-Up Man

July 1992. Near midnight. Rural Pocahontas County. Seebert Road. A friend and I, along with a lifeguard from the swimming pool at Watoga State Park, were returning to the campground at the park after driving to Marlinton for some late-night snacks. Earlier in the day, I'd lost my car keys...
Farm House Ghost

Farm House Ghost

I tell this account of a series of experiences my wife and me had a not-so-nice spirit. We had never planned to tell this experience outside of our circle of close friends, but I guess it is worth sharing. I rented an upstairs apartment of a farmhouse on a mountain-top...
Family Visits

Family Visits

The 29th Street area in Wheeling was at one time nicknamed Germantown due to its high number of people with a Germanic descent. My family is from this area. All the way from the Ohio River out the pike, one can walk down 29th Street and hear stories of...

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