The Legend Of Ohio's Screaming Bridge Will Make Your Hair Stand On End
By April Dray|Published September 24, 2018
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.
Few people realize just how many haunted bridges there are hiding in the Buckeye State. (Be sure to check out this list.) Long-forgotten structures of the past with roads that are no longer drivable, they’re often the center of Ohio’s creepiest legends. One such bridge is the infamous “Cry Baby Bridge” in Salem, Ohio. While the details of the legend are unclear, the screams of a baby late into the night aren’t.