Haunted Ohio: 9 Must-Visit Places
By Ohio.org Staff

Haunted Ohio: 9 Must-Visit Places

Moonvillle Tunnel in Vinton County

Ohio is the perfect place to find some spooky fun this fall. Explore these haunted or just plain odd attractions, including everything from ghostly hotels and paranormal hot spots to creepy tunnels and even mortuary museums.

 

Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

35 W 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Overnight in this stunning and historic hotel, where the ghostly Lady in Green is often seen in the Hall of Mirrors.

 

Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery

2900 Sullivant Ave, Columbus, OH 43204

Catch a glimpse of the infamous Lady in Gray – said to be a sympathizer that roams the grounds of this final resting place for more than 2,000 Confederate soldiers.

 

Licking County Historic Jail

46 S 3rd St, Newark, OH 43055

This historic spot offers private ghost hunts throughout the year and a Jail of Terror experience weekends in October.

 

Peoples Mortuary Museum

408 Front Street, Marietta, OH 45750

This obscure museum showcases the (often misunderstood) mortuary profession and has various antique hearses on display.

 

Moonville Tunnel

Hope-Moonville Rd, McArthur, OH 45651

This abandoned stretch of railway leading to an old coal mining town attracts paranormal enthusiasts hoping for a glimpse the unfortunate souls killed by trains over the years.

 

Malabar Farm State Park

4050 Bromfield Road, Lucas, OH 44843

Home to the late Pulitzer prize winning author, Louis Bromfield, Malabar Farm and its “Big House” is said to be haunted, with visitors experiencing unexplained noises, mysterious smells, and even ghostly apparitions and the feeling of cats brushing up against their legs.

 

Famous Endings Museum

803 N Wooster Ave, Dover, OH 44622

Celebrity deaths are memorialized at this one of a kind museum, where a Toland-Herzig funeral home director has amassed more than 2,500 artifacts from movie stars, presidents and more.

 

Don’s Pomeroy House

13664 Pearl Road, Strongsville, OH 44136

Stop in for a drink or bite to eat at this 1840’s mansion, which was a stop on the Underground Railroad and is said to still “house” some slave spirits.

 

Merry-Go-Round Museum

301 Jackson St, Sandusky, OH 44870

Visitors have reported lots of paranormal happenings over the years, from the giggles and footsteps of ghostly little ones attached to items donated to the museum, to the jingle of keys from a former janitor who supposedly passed away in the building.

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