This Reformatory In Ohio Has A Dark And Evil History That Will Never Be Forgotten

Ohio certainly has its fair share of haunted houses and ghost towns. Despite what we might like to think, the Buckeye State’s history hasn’t always been inspiring, innovative and positive. Some pieces of it are downright dark and terrifying. One such piece is housed in the Ohio State Reformatory.

Take a look at this hauntingly beautiful facility:

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To learn more about the Ohio State Reformatory, watch the short video below:

Although it’s not the traditional haunted house experience, this historical reformatory is certainly known for several real life hauntings and paranormal activity. The Haunted Prison Experience is featured every October, giving brave visitors an extra spooky visit . The Ohio State Reformatory is located at 100 Reformatory Rd., Mansfield, OH 44905.

If creepy places, hauntings and the dark side of Ohio’s history intrigue you, then you should check out our Ultimate Terrifying Ohio Road Trip.