The Creepy Small Town Near Cleveland With Insane Paranormal Activity

Boston Township is like much of Northeast Ohio: sleepy, historic, and quaint. Unlike much of Northeast Ohio, though, it has a sinister set of stories intertwined with its history. Comprised of the villages of Peninsula and Boston Heights, this town will simultaneously charm you and give you the chills. Now is the season of s’mores and ghost stories, so read closely, because you will want to pass on the tales of this creepy town when you next find yourself sitting beside a bonfire.

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While these photos of Boston Township may seem creepy, the lore surrounding the area is just that: lore. Legends are a fascinating aspect of human history, and they’re worth retelling… some, like the persisting legend of Troy have led to archaeological discoveries like the unlucky city itself. Historic structures from the town’s heyday can be visited in the Boston Mills Historic District of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

What is your favorite piece of local lore? Tell us in the comments! If you’re craving more exploration of local legend, visit two Ohio landmarks that are said to be among the most haunted places in the nation.