Don’t Drive Down These 7 Haunted Streets In Ohio…Or You’ll Regret It
Local lore asserts that there are some eerie roads in Ohio that are better left untraveled. Whether local lore is based in fact or fiction, spooky destinations send chills down the spine and ignite the imagination. You’ll feel your heartbeat skip at these spooky places, and your mind just may play tricks on you. Don’t drive down this seven haunted roads in Ohio at night — unless you are completely immune to fear.
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Have you traveled down any of these haunted roads in Ohio at night? Do you have any spooky stories associated with them? Share your experiences (and photos, if you have any) with us in the comments below!
Marietta is the oldest city in Ohio, and it dates back to 1788… before Ohio was even a state! As you may suspect, this area is also full of ghost stories. From haunted hotels and cemeteries to totally unsuspecting spooky sites, this community is full of surprises.
What are the most haunted places in Ohio?
Ohio is full of hauntings, but both the Ceely Rose House and Mansfield Reformatory are said to be among the state’s most haunted places. In fact, these spooky spots rank among the most haunted places in the nation!
Are there any urban legends in Ohio?
There absolutely are Buckeye State legends, namely the Crybaby Bridge tale told time and time again. From an X-Files style UFO chase to a phrenology fad, there have been many strange happenings in Ohio.
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.
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