One Of The Most Haunted Prisons In America Is Right Here In West Virginia

West Virginia Penitentiary in Moundsville has a dark history, so it’s no surprise that there might be some residual energy hanging around. The prison now offers tours and ghost hunts for visitors that are interested in exploring its disturbing past.

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The address for West Virginia State Penitentiary is 818 Jefferson Ave, Moundsville, West Virginia. For more information about the current tours and events, you can visit their website.

For another one of West Virginia’s most haunted places, take a look at the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum.