Forgotten Ohio: 9 Abandoned Places Nature is Reclaiming
There are several abandoned places in Ohio that today are mere moss-covered skeletons of the once impressive man-made structures they once were. Throughout the state, many of what were once thriving tourist destinations and bustling production sites are now overgrown with ivy and rusting away. You have to look close to find them – and once you do, you can’t always get too close. Believe it or not, the following nine places lie hidden throughout the state:
Many of these beautiful abandoned places in Ohio have been reclaimed by both nature and man. Some enjoy a totally new life as something new, or they soon will. Do you remember any of the old amusement parks on this list? Tell us in the comments!
Want to explore yet another abandoned place? Swing by Squire’s Castle near Cleveland, which is free to visit and is open to the public. I’d say it’s time to book a trip to Cleveland and check it out in person.
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Abandoned Places In Ohio
Can I visit any abandoned places in Ohio?
An abandoned place you can visit in Ohio is the Ohio State Reformatory.
There are many abandoned places in Ohio, and several of those spots are open to the public through tours. One of the most famous is the Ohio State Reformatory, which is also said to be one of the most haunted places in the nation.
What is the most haunted place in Ohio?
The most haunted place in Ohio is the Ceely Rose House.
If the Ohio State Reformatory isn't the most haunted place in Ohio, then it has to be the Ceely Rose House. Here, a young and repressed woman killed her whole family... and, as a result, she lost everything she knew.
Are there any urban legends in Ohio?
Urban legends in Ohio include:
- witches graves
- mysterious creatures
- unsolved murders
Ohio, like many states, has its variations of the crybaby bridge stories. Helltown is another common piece of local lore, but we also have witch's graves, mysterious creatures, and unsolved murders looming over area gossip.