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The 3 Haunting Legends Of West Virginia Will Keep You Awake At Night

I absolutely love reading about urban legends and ghost stories that have taken place in my home state! I have a pretty big collection of books, and a majority of the books that make up my shelves are ghost stories, some of which are books that have these accounts in them. Here are three of the best and strangest urban legends that have occurred in West Virginia.

Just a few years ago, I was at the West Virginia Book Festival (my all-time favorite festival in West Virginia) when I came across a booth about the Flatwoods Monster. I had never even heard of it, and it had been in my home state all this time! I picked up every postcard that they had and listened to the lady at the booth tell me the story of the monster, and I have never forgotten about it. These urban legends are so fascinating to me!

I know that I didn’t list them all, so tell me, what is your favorite West Virginia urban legend? Comment below!

Rachel Price
A West Virginia girl. A fiancée. A writer. A mother to one. A daughter. A sister to four. A book worm.