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