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Sunday, September 22, 2019
Ghosts Of My Past

Ghosts Of My Past

When I was around three or four years old, I was sitting in the living room of my old house. I was watching T.V. and my mother said she was going to take a shower. About three months earlier, my grandmother had died in her sleep. She was 84...
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....
Ghost Encounter

Ghost Encounter

Several years ago, when I was a teenager I was visiting my grandmother's house in Cabin Creek. Also visiting were some relatives from out of state. Among them was my Aunt Bea. She was a fine, Christian woman who truly "lived" her religious convictions. Therefore, when she began to...
Mist

Mist

I had moved back to my grandparents farm near Lost Creek, WV.  The old house had a bedroom upstairs and two bedrooms downstairs. My parents were upstairs, I was staying downstairs. My parents had a cat that I loved with all my heart. He hated me and would hide behind doors...
Bright Light Over The Farm

Bright Light Over The Farm

It was the winter of 1999. My four kids and I were coming home late on a Wednesday night from Bible study. It was around 10 pm. When we turned off of the main road, Rt. 60, onto our country road, we saw, off to the north, a bright...
Cole Mountain Light

Cole Mountain Light

The orange and red light that has been seen on the slopes of Cole Mountain have mystified the local residents for well over 100 years... what secrets lay behind the origins of this southern "spook light"? Outside of Moorefield, West Virginia stands Cole Mountain, an offshoot of the Appalachians and...
Grandma’s House

Grandma’s House

Arguments between married couples have always taken place and usually end in the same manner: with the wife going home to mother. That is how my first adventure into the realm of the supernatural began. I was probably four or five years old, my younger brother being three or...
Lady Knocking At The Tent

Lady Knocking At The Tent

It was the night of July 6th. My three friends and I were camping out in the tent in our back yard. We were doing fairly well alone by ourselves until we went out to give the dog a drink of water. When the 4 of us came back...
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...
Nit-Picking Grandma? And A Friend’s Room

Nit-Picking Grandma? And A Friend’s Room

On June 24th, 2009 my grandmother past away in her home. My family and my aunt lived with her. We were all upset and mourned her greatly. About a month after her death, my husband and I were coming home after work. He was my fiancé then, and our...
Ghost Solider

Ghost Solider

My three friends and I were headed home from the Wayne Pioneers football game Friday night around 10 pm. We were talking and listening to the radio when I rolled up on fog. I then saw him, he was hitchhiking. He was wearing a green soldier uniform and packing...
Ghosts of Droop Mountain

Ghosts of Droop Mountain

The stories that I am going to tell you didn't happen to me but it happened to my mother, my aunt, and my mother's cousins. My mother was raised on Droop Mountain, West Virginia right beside where the Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park is. At that time there was...