8 Horrifying Ohio Stories You Didn’t Learn About In History Class

By now, you’ve likely realized that Ohio has somewhat of a mysterious past. (Be sure to check out this list.)

From long-forgotten towns to morbid roadside attractions, Ohio has seen its fair share of weird, uncanny and downright terrifying stories over the years. The following are what we consider to be some of the creepiest places, people and legends to ever come out of Ohio—and you likely didn’t learn about them in history class.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

How many of these did you know about? What other little-known Ohio legends would you add to this list?

For more creepy places to explore in Ohio, check out our previous article: The 15 Downright Scariest Things To Ever Come Out Of Ohio.