Don't Drive On These 10 Haunted Streets In West Virginia... Or You'll Regret It
It’s not just houses and hotels that can become haunted – streets can, too, and they do. West Virginia has several roadways with tragic and/or mysterious stories where ghosts have been reported and chills have been had. Drive on these at your own risk, because these are our picks for the 10 creepiest haunted streets in West Virginia:
Want to do a haunted West Virginia road trip? Check out the itinerary we planned out for you in this article!
So, what about you? Have you ever experienced anything you couldn’t quite explain on any of these haunted streets in West Virginia?
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Haunted Streets in West Virginia
What are some famous haunted places in West Virginia?
West Virginia is a state with absolutely zero shortage of haunted places, including, but not limited to, hotels, bars, schools, hospitals, graveyards, and even roads! Perhaps, most famously, West Virginia is home to an absolutely incredible abandoned amusement park, which has been almost entirely reclaimed by nature. The land harbors an incredibly dark history, from the murders of three pioneer children in the 1700s to the deaths of at least six people at the amusement park when it was in operation. It's widely believed to be one of the most haunted places in the world. To say it's "creepy" is a bit of an understatement.
Are there any popular West Virginia urban legends?
Oh, yes - the legend of "The Mothman", anyone? In 1966, reports came in from numerous folks in Point Pleasant, West Virginia, and after the initial reports, more flooded in. The cryptid creature was said to be a harbinger for a tremendous disaster, which did indeed occur following the sightings across West Virginia when the Silver Bridge collapsed, killing 46. After that, it faded away, though there have been sightings here and there... supposedly.
Are there haunted hotels in West Virginia?
Plenty! Some allegedly haunted hotels of note include The Frederick Hotel in Huntington, which was opened in 1905 and hosted numerous celebrities in its heyday, and the General Lewis Inn, which opened in 1929 and is said to be haunted by three different specters. For more details about these two haunts plus a few more, check this list out!