Mummies found in Ohio are some of the most interesting words we have typed. Sometimes, events can be too strange and unsettling to explain — so they’re eventually forgotten altogether. If you’ve ever heard of “Eugene the Mummy,” you should know that he was a real man who passed away in Ohio. He came to a small town in the Buckeye State for work, died of natural causes, and was never identified. To this day his identity is unknown, and it took nearly 36 years for the town to bury him. Read on to find out how, when, and where this strange piece of Ohio history unfolded and about the mystifying buried mummy in Ohio.

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Discover more about mummies in Ohio on the Mummies.com website. What do you think of this strange piece of Ohio history? Did you know about it? Do you have Eugene the Mummy photos? Please share in the comments below!

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  • Heyd Cemetery (Loudonville) This 230-year-old gravesite is located on the property of Landoll's Mohican Castle. It is reportedly a haunted site with paranormal activity. One-hour haunted history tours take folks back to the 1830s, as seen on the TV show Ghost Hunters. The last part of the tour allows guests to communicate with the spirits that live there!
  • Spring Grove Cemetery (Cincinnati): Opened in 1845, this designated National Historic Landmark offers 700 acres with beautiful sculptures, trees, ponds, and mausoleums. And among the lovely scenery, guests have also reported ghostly apparitions, such as white wolves and disappearing figures. Are you brave enough to visit and explore the grounds?
  • Cemetery Road Trip: Visit these six spooky sites in Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati, Athens, Dayton, and Chillicothe.

Where are some of the best state parks in Ohio?

  • Scioto Trail State Park (Chillicothe): The 218 wooded acres offer camping, fishing, and paddling. A small, unguarded-wading beach is open near the campground, and three scenic areas offer picnicking opportunities, complete with tables and grills.
  • Blue Rock State Park (Blue Rock): Ohio's bedrock materials provide beautiful scenery on this 322-acre property. These can be traced back millions of years and were deposited by the sea, including limestone, shale, and sandstone.
  • Harrison Lake State Park (Fayette): Enjoy disc golf, fishing, and paddling on the 142 forested acres. About 3.5 miles of hiking trails feature the park's scenic lakeshore and woodlands where you will spot a variety of birds and other wildlife.