The Screaming Bridge of Maud Hughes Road

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Maud Hughes Road has a haunted bridge known to locals as the Screaming Bridge. Locals say it has been the site of at least 36 deaths through accidents and suicides. Witnesses have reported apparitions, mists, hooded figures, strange lights, and a phantom train on the tracks below. There are many, many legends about the place. One tells of a man and woman whose car stalled on the bridge. The man got out to look at it and when he came back, the girl had been hanged from the bridge. The man then was killed as well, and both their screams are heard here. Another legend says a baby was thrown off the bridge and its mother hanged herself her afterward. Yet another tale is that a school bus driver lost control and all the children on the bus were killed.

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Geographic Information

Address:
6401 Maud Hughes Road
Middletown, OH
United States

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GPS:
39.39449250000001, -84.41040169999997
County:
Butler County, Ohio
Nearest Towns:
Wetherington, OH (2.8 mi.)
Beckett Ridge, OH (3.5 mi.)
Monroe, OH (4.1 mi.)
Olde West Chester, OH (4.3 mi.)
Mason, OH (5.9 mi.)
South Middletown, OH (6.0 mi.)
Trenton, OH (6.5 mi.)
Williamsdale, OH (7.1 mi.)
Mayfield, OH (7.2 mi.)
New Miami, OH (7.3 mi.)

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  1. Um, you think that if an entire school bus of children died here that it wouldn’t be “a tale”? And that it would be a fairly easy thing to verify??

  2. yea and specters don’t usually appear in open areas. Not that it isn’t possible, but definitely not in this quantity.
    there is just no way.

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