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Van Meter Farm

Van Meter Farm

Located just south of the present site of Petersburg is a hollow where the ghost of a headless man walks... a lingering spirit born of tragedy that occurred here long ago. George Van Meter's small farm was located in Dorcas Hollow, just five miles from where Petersburg is now located....
Lilly

Lilly

Five or six years ago on Halloween, my daughter Jennifer, myself and two other friends visited Weston Hospital for one of the tours. My daughter who was in her mid-twenties at the time, had spent a significant amount of time working in a daycare in Charleston, WV. As we waited for the...
Steel Hollow Rd

Steel Hollow Rd

I'm currently living in Myrtle Beach, SC. I'm originally from Spencer, WV in Roane Co. I stumbled upon this web site and thought I would submit a story that hasn't been told yet. I lived out side of town on a road called Steel Hollow Rd. I lived there...
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...
Green Eyes, Black Shadow

Green Eyes, Black Shadow

The story that I am going to tell is true. I know because I was the one who saw it. One morning the alarm went off at four o clock like it always does to get my wife up for work. I had to get up also because it...
The Glen Jean Sisters

The Glen Jean Sisters

About 12 years ago there were these two sisters who loved the outdoors. They were also fascinated with trains and they lived in a little town full of trains, and some nights they would just sit out side and listen to the trains. One warm night on June 07, 1989,...
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...
Elkins Ghost

Elkins Ghost

In the city of Elkins, home to the forest festival, there are many ghosts around. But this one is in my house. I live across a bridge in the Gilmore area of Elkins. There is a ghost in my house. A young woman that died on the property in 1860....
4th of July Ghost

4th of July Ghost

The Summer of 1980, I was sixteen and was visiting my family in West Virginia. My mom and my sister stayed with her parents for the summer while my dad was away at work. I grew up in Pennsylvania but we visited WV a lot. As the 4th of July...
The Cabin Orb

The Cabin Orb

I was visiting my great aunt around 2 years ago in Huntington. My now passed grandfather's childhood home sits at the top of the hill behind her house. I went to take pictures of the old cabin with my aunt's camera. I was standing at the bottom of the...
Mamie Thurman’s Ghost

Mamie Thurman’s Ghost

Mamie Thurman may not be nationally renown, but her name is recognized in around the southern part of West Virginia and Kentucky. Who was Mamie? Mamie was a young woman living in the city of Logan in the 1930's. On June 22, 1932, her slain body was found and...
Cabell Huntington Hospital Hallway Ghost

CHH Hallway Ghost

I was with my daughter at Cabell Huntington Hospital sitting in the ultrasound waiting room. I saw plain as day a dark-haired child walk down the hall. The side of the waiting room against the hall was glass and I saw this little boy in a red and white...

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