Benham School House Inn

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The building that houses the inn was an old high school, and some say the ghostly students return to their old stomping grounds. According to reports, the inn still houses the student lockers and class photos in the hallways, and in these hallways witnesses have heard unexplained runnning footsteps, laughter and slamming doors. The lights also have been known to turn on and off on their own.

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Geographic Information

Address:
100 Central Avenue
Benham, KY 40807
United States
GPS:
36.9628863, -82.95120530000003
County:
Harlan County, Kentucky
Nearest Towns:
Benham, KY (0.2 mi.)
Lynch, KY (1.6 mi.)
Cumberland, KY (2.3 mi.)
Keokee, VA (7.6 mi.)
Appalachia, VA (10.1 mi.)
Big Stone Gap, VA (11.8 mi.)
Blackey, KY (12.3 mi.)
Saint Charles, VA (12.6 mi.)
Whitesburg, KY (12.7 mi.)
Dryden, VA (12.8 mi.)

Contact Information

Telephone:
(606) 848-3000

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  1. I gre up in Cumberland, Ky along with my large family. My Mom and her siblings went to school at Benham Grade school. That school was turned into the Benham School house Inn. As listed on your page I’ve experienced everything listed & more. Except on tonight’s visit I actually accidentally have evidence of the supernatural happenings.

    I was taking lots of pictures when I suddenly noticed several images with a face looking image in them. Though this was kinda freaky in itself there turned out to be something much crazier as we took more photos in attempt to debunk the initial face we saw. The image we caught during our debunking process was absolutely unexplainable & supernatural!

    The new image we cause was a very distinct women with long stringy dar hair and tons of facial details. There were only 3 of us in the room with all of us behind the camera and we looked nothing like this girl. Also, we couldn’t had been projected to the top of the window & partially on the ceiling. Not to mention you can also see strait through her!

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