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Friday, August 7, 2020
A Death Angel

A Death Angel

The story didn't happen to me but to my father who used to do security up at Williamson Memorial Hospital. He, for some odd reason got to know when the death angel was around. He would know when this angel would be around, because he could feel a cold...
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...
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...
Cigar Shaped

Cigar Shaped

I do not see much odd stuff, nothing in nearly 35 or so years of memory, but I did see something that I do not tell many about. I saw it in the sky, in late August of 1999. I saw this in Parkersburg WV. It was huge! Some...
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...
Shepherd College – Gardiner Hall

Shepherd College – Gardiner Hall

I lived on the second floor of Gardiner Hall, my friends and I have had some weird experiences there. Yes the homecoming Queen did die when she slipped in the shower but she died in 1986 (there is a plaque of her over the picture of Mrs. Gardiner in...
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...
Kingston – Star Hollow Sighting

Kingston – Star Hollow Sighting

Three friends and I were out running around one evening and decided to go down to Star Hollow near Kingston and park. We were listening to some music and singing along. Two of my friends were sitting on the trunk, one was in the car adjusting the radio, and...
The Cheerleader’s Ghost

The Cheerleader’s Ghost

Back when Crum Middle was Crum High, there is was pretty blond cheerleader named Kayla that got everything she wanted, the guys, the grades, the popularity, and the friends. One cold autumn night the cheerleaders were out on the field cheering on the Mountaineers. Kayla said she was going...
Cass Story

Cass Story

Early this year my family and some friend stayed in an old refurbished home in Cass while we skied at Snowshoe. The first night there several people were awakened by the back doors slamming shut and opening and slamming again. Then they described a feeling like the house shaking...
Ottawa Spirits

Ottawa Spirits

My grandparents live in an old coal camp house in Ottawa, which is just a stones-throw from Blair Mountain. In fact, the railroad behind their house was used to transport miners up to the battlefield site way back when. The house has some history to it, all of it...
The High-Heeled Phantom

The High-Heeled Phantom

It was not a day for paranormal occurrences. The summer day was so bright and beautiful that I had felt the need to spend most of it outside in the swimming pool. Being sixteen and having the summer all for myself was wonderful. Especially when I was home alone. After...