This Creepy Asylum In Ohio Is Still Standing...And Disturbing
By April Dray|Published July 11, 2015
April is the Ohio staff writer for Only in Your State. She is an Ohio native with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. With more than 10 years of writing experience and a background in news reporting for Ohio newspapers, she's published pieces in multiple print and online publications. When she's not on deadline or chasing after her toddler, she's hunting for hidden gems in Ohio or getting lost in a good book.
The only thing more eerie than creepy tales about old insane asylums are old insane asylums with creepy tales that are still standing. Ohio has a rich haunting history, and The Ridges (located in Athens, Ohio right next to the Ohio University campus) was once home to one of the state’s most infamous former insane asylums.