This Former Ohio Prison Is Thought To Be One Of The Most Haunted Places On Earth
By Beth|Published March 04, 2022
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Charlottesville. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
Formerly known as the Mansfield Reformatory, the Ohio State Reformatory is one of the state’s most notoriously haunted places. The facility opened in the early 1900s but closed before the new century due to inhumane conditions. Countless tales of ghosts, paranormal spirits, and other chilling occurrences have been reported on the property, which is open to tours throughout the year. In fact, this abandoned prison might just be among the most haunted places on earth.
Have you visited the Ohio State Reformatory? We’d love to hear all about your experiences there — haunted or otherwise! For more information about planning your visit, be sure to visit the official Ohio State Reformatory website.
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