The Old Mining Town In Ohio With A Sinister History That Will Terrify You
Did you know that Southern Ohio was once home to multiple mining towns and railroad tunnels? Although many of the tunnels have deteriorated or been filled in for safety reasons, a few remain—one of which is infamously known for the hauntings associated with its history
Today, you can explore what remains of this abandoned mining town and its haunted railroad tunnel via the Moonville Rail Trail in McArthur, Ohio. Take a look:
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To learn more about the legends of Moonville, watch the short video below:
Have you ever explored this old mining town before? Did you have any spooky encounters? Share your experiences with us!
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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