Haunted Places in Newcomerstown, Ohio



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    Cambridge Northwood Cemetery

    Cambridge, Ohio

    15.9 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Cambridge Northwood Cemetery, burial place of congressmen John Earl Henderson, James Joyce and Charles Ellis Moore, is said to be home to a ghostly woman in a white formal dress from circa 1920. She has been seen for a short time before fading away, usually on clear summer nights.

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    Colonel Taylor Inn Bed and Breakfast

    Cambridge, Ohio

    16.5 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    The people here say that Colonel Taylor and his lady still haunt this 1878 Victorian mansion. Guests have seen both of their apparitions on the stairway, and they may shake the beds from time to time. The ghosts are said to be friendly and angelic, watching over the guests.

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    Siesta Motel

    Norwich, Ohio

    22.5 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    This motel is said to be haunted by the spirit of an angry man who had been staying at the night there after a fight with his mother. And as it so happened, that night he was the victim of a burglary. The still-enraged man attacked the burglar upon finding ...

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    Prospect Place

    Trinway, Ohio

    23.4 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    The 29-room mansion built in 1856 by abolitionist G.W. Adams is said to have been a stop on the Underground Railroad. The house is said to be haunted by ghosts from its past, and has been featured on TV shows such as Ghost Hunters and Ghost Adventures.

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    The Cobbler Shop Bed and Breakfast

    Dover, Ohio

    25.4 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Guests at this 1800s inn, which was once a cobbler shop, have heard knocking on their doors when no one was there, and disembodied footsteps in the hallway. Those who have seen the ghost here say he is a man wearing a long dark coat.

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    The Cobbler Shop Bed and Breakfast

    Dover, Ohio

    25.4 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Guests at this 1800s inn, which was once a cobbler shop, have heard knocking on their doors when no one was there, and disembodied footsteps in the hallway. Those who have seen the ghost here say he is a man wearing a long dark coat.

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    The Corner House

    Warsaw, Ohio

    26.9 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    This small, abandoned wooden house at the intersection of the two major roads is haunted by the apparition of a woman in black. Her husband murdered her in the house many years ago, and people driving past have reported smelling burning flesh and hearing the screams of a woman. (Submitted by ...

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    Old Hercules Engine Factory

    Canton, Ohio

    37.8 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    This historic abandoned building is haunted by several terrifying entities. In the section of the building that was previously an army training unit, an aggressive entity pushes visitors around, and has been known to swear or threaten those present during visits. Factory appliances move around by themselves, and cold spots ...

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    Warehouse on the Canal

    Canal Fulton, Ohio

    42.7 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    This 1906 building previously housed the old Finnerock Furniture building and now houses an arcade of quaint shops and restaurants. There have been reported sightings of many ghosts, including numerous apparitions in period clothing wandering around the building. The ghost of a little girl has been seen near the old ...

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    Old Licking County Jail

    Newark, Ohio

    44.6 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    The Old Licking County Jail building, constructed in 1889, has an eerie castle-like appearance reminiscent of the Tower of London. In its day it housed many a notorious murderer and serial killer. It was here that Carl Etherington, a Dry-Agent Detective, was once held in a cell for his protection ...


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    Twin City Opera House

    McConnelsville, Ohio

    45 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    The 1890s Twin City Opera House is said to have been haunted since at least the 1960s, when a janitor wan out never to return. The apparition of a little girl named Elizabeth, age 10, has been seen peeking down from the catwalk and giggling. Another apparition of Everett Miller, ...

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    Rogue's Hollow Bridge

    Doylestown, Ohio

    46.3 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Rogue's Hollow Bridge, or Crybaby Bridge, has a couple of legends attached to it that may explain the ghostly crying sound heard here. One says that long ago a woman tossed her unwanted newborn over the bridge, and now the phantom scene replays here along with the sound of a ...

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    Clay Haus

    Somerset, Ohio

    48.9 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Clay Haus, a restaurant that serves German and American fare, is believed to be haunted. Witnesses have seen apparitions, heard knocks and footsteps and felt eerie presences.

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    Malabar Farm

    Lucas, Ohio

    49.2 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Louis Bromfield built Malabar Farm in 1939, and the historic homesite is open for tours and wagon rides. It is said to be haunted by Ceely Rose. According to her story, she was in love with a boy who didn't feel the same. In order to spare ...

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    Pleasant Valley Cemetery

    Lucas, Ohio

    49.7 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Pleasant Valley Cemetery is haunted by the Rose Family buried here. Legend has it that Ceely Rose murdered her mother, father and brother in 1896 over her love for Guy Berry. Guy lied and told Ceely they couldn't marry because her family didn't approve of him rather than tell her ...

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    The Buxton Inn

    Granville, Ohio

    50.1 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Visit this inn and you may meet the ghost of Orrin Granger, the pioneer who built it in 1812. Or you may spot Major Horton Buxton, after whom the inn was named. Major Buxton operated the inn during the late 1800s. Former innkeeper Bonnie Bounell is also said to have ...

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    Denison University Library

    Granville, Ohio

    50.5 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    The 7th tier of the Denison University Library is said to have a spirit, a shadowy woman wearing an old-fashioned dress. Those who fall asleep here, especially men, have been awoken by her hitting them on the back of the head.

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    Mount Olive Cemetery

    Bellville, Ohio

    50.8 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Mount Olive Cemetery, or Lucas Cemetery, has a ghost named Mary Jane. One legend has it that she was burned at the stake in the 1800s after being accused of witchcraft. Another says she was a Native-American medicine woman, and some folks thought her profession was a mite too close ...

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    Glamorgan Castle

    Alliance, Ohio

    51.3 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    The 1905 Glamorgan Castle, according to legend, is haunted by former owner Colonel Morgan of Morgan Engineering Company fame, who died in 1928. Guided tours are offered here throughout the year.

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    West Virginia State Penitentiary

    Moundsville, West Virginia

    51.8 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Once considered one of the most violent prisons in the US people believe that this prison's violent past has left an indelible mark on the building. People believe it is haunted by both active ghosts, possibly men who were murdered there, and also residual hauntings that take the form ...

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    Guggenheim Air Institute

    Akron, Ohio

    53.5 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    This building has been abandoned for over fifty years, but people driving past still report seeing ghostly lights moving around the upper levels of the building, and hearing strange noises when no one is around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)

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    Loyal Oak Tavern

    Norton, Ohio

    53.8 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    The old tavern building was built in the 1840s, and was a cabinet shop in its early years. There are remnants of its older days as a tavern, such as a half-log bar in the basement as well as a 1930s keg. But locals here say that's not all that ...

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    University of Akron

    Akron, Ohio

    55.8 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    The University of Akron, founded in 1870 by the Universalist Church, has a few buildings rumored ot be haunted. One of them is the Sigma Nu House. Campus legend has it that a sorority girl hanged herself in the boiler room and her spirit lingers here to this day. Another ...

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    Akron Civic Theatre

    Akron, Ohio

    56 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    One of Akron Civic Theatre's ghosts is Fred the Janitor, who died during his shift and now returns to finish his work. He is said to get angry at people who mess up the restrooms. Another apparition of a well-dressed man appears sitting up in the balcony from time to ...

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    Bissman Building

    Mansfield, Ohio

    58.6 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    The Bissman Building, once a grocery warehouse built in 1886, is said to be very haunted; ghost hunts and tours are offered here. Many apparitions are seen here, including a man in a long coat and top hat and a young girl; footsteps have been heard on empty floors above, ...

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    Mansfield Women's Club

    Mansfield, Ohio

    58.6 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Remaining as one of Mansfield, Ohio's largest and oldest homes, the estate of Mr & Mrs. Henry C. Hedges, is known for its near original 1800's interior and stunning Victorian charm. The home now is the official Club House to the Mansfield Federation of Women's Clubs, was left by widow ...

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    Wells Inn

    Sistersville, West Virginia

    58.7 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    At this 1890s inn, both the guests and the staff have heard the sounds of writing and footsteps, witnessed doors that open or close by themselves, and felt a chilly presence.

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    Ohio State Reformatory

    Mansfield, Ohio

    58.9 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    The prison, defunct since 1990, was the setting for the movie The Shawshank Redemption. It has been used as a setting or featured on many other movies, music videos and TV programs, including Ghost Adventures. Witnesses have experienced shadow figures, slamming cell doors and yelling voices, and female witnesses claim ...

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    The Castle

    Marietta, Ohio

    59.4 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    The Castle was built in 1855 by attorney and abolitionist Melvin C. Clarke, who died in the Civil War battle Antietam. In 1889, the Castle was owned by newspaper publisher E.W. Nye's daughter Lucy Nye Davis. She and her husband Theodore Davis had two daughters named Jessie and Grace. Jessie ...

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    Marietta College - Alpha Xi Delta

    Marietta, Ohio

    59.5 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Marietta College's Alpha Xi Delta sorority house, built in 1855, is said to be haunted by a former Ohio governor. George White and his family lived there after the turn of the century, and he became governor in the 1930s. George's apparition has been seen by witnesses, wearing a gray ...


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    Mudhouse Mansion

    Lancaster, Ohio

    59.5 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    The house is an abandoned private residence, and the owner will sue you if you illegally visit the house without her permission. A white apparition has been seen standing at the front windows of the house, and strange lights move around the upper levels. Ghostly slaves and murdered family members ...

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    Mid-Ohio Valley Players Theatre

    Marietta, Ohio

    59.7 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    The Mid-Ohio Valley Players Theatre is home to specters who move objects in the prop room, create icy breezes, and grab the living by the shoulder. Rumor has it that the ghost is a former theater owner.

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    Lafayette Hotel

    Marietta, Ohio

    60.1 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Voices and footsteps have been heard in empty hallways and rooms, while appliances turn on and off by themselves, doors open and close on their own and furniture and luggage is moved around suites. Staff and guests have seen misty apparitions in the corridors, and a ghostly maid in a ...

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    Levee House Café

    Marietta, Ohio

    60.1 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    The Levee House, built around 1826 as a dry goods store for merchant Dudley Woodbridge, later became La Belle Hotel and was rumored to have been a brothel at some time in its history. Its legend says that a brothel employee and a man who was visiting her were both ...

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    Rose Hill Burial Park

    Fairlawn, Ohio

    60.1 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Rose Hill Burial Park, founded in the 1920s, is haunted by a ghostly lady in white and ghost lights that witnesses say appear toward the back of the graveyard, possibly near the Jewish section.

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    Comfort Inn Marietta

    Marietta, Ohio

    60.5 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Some surprising reports have come from people who have stayed at this Comfort Inn. Doors open when there is no one there, curtains are closed by unseen hands, and TVs turn on by themselves. Some even say they have felt the touch of an unseen presence on their shoulders.

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    Egypt Road Bridge

    Salem, Ohio

    61 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    The closed Egypt Road Bridge, or Crybaby Bridge, is haunted day and night by the sound of a crying baby. Legend has it that a baby went missing while its parents were fighting, and it fell over the side of the bridge. The scream of its mother and the crying ...

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    Spitzer House Bed and Breakfast

    Medina, Ohio

    61.5 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    At this 19th-century Victorian home-turned-inn, people have witnessed unexplained voices and music, and the piano in the parlor plays songs by itself. The ghost of a stern-looking man is said to appear in Ceilan's Room, and Anna's Room is haunted by a servant girl's spirit. The servant girl also has ...

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    Kelly Road

    Industry, Pennsylvania

    67.1 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    This road, also called the Mystery Mile by residents, is said to be haunted. What else could the explanation be for strange white apparitions and the tendency for animals here to turn from tame to fierce and bloodthirsty? Strange sounds are also heard along this road and in the forest ...

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    A Georgian Manner Bed and Breakfast

    Logan, Ohio

    68.3 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    At this historic inn, a murder mystery is said to have taken place in 1898. Then-owner John Engle was allegedly poisoned by his wife, who put strychnine in his coffee. She was acquitted of the crime. Witnesses have seen apparitions of a man and children in period clothing playing on ...

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    Parkersburg Art Center

    Parkersburg, West Virginia

    69.5 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    The ghosts here are transplants from the former haunted Camden Theater, which once stood on this site. The theater burned down in 1928, and its resident ghosts remained to haunt the land where the theater once stood. When the Parkersburg Art Center was built, the "homeless" ghosts moved right in. ...

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    Smoot Theater

    Parkersburg, West Virginia

    69.5 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Built in 1926, the now-restored Smoot Theater is believed to be the site of some strange goings-on. Witnesses have reported strange sounds and shadows at night, cold spots, and unexplained electrical issues.

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    Blennerhassett Hotel

    Parkersburg, West Virginia

    69.6 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    A wide variety of ghosts and haunted activity is claimed about this hotel with the hard to pronounce name. Allegedly there is a man in grey who haunts the second floor and this floor is also where the elevator makes frequent, unplanned and unasked for stops. Is the ...

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    Ohio University

    Athens, Ohio

    70.3 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Ohio University has a few different spots that are said to be haunted: The Brown House is haunted by donor Millie Brown, who peers out a window; also the phantom sounds of kids splashing in a long-gone pool have been heard in the back yard. The Delta Tau Delta fraternity ...

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    Walnut Knolls Housing Estate

    Columbus, Ohio

    71.1 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    The building is now vacant, and was previously a mental hospital around fifty years ago. There are reports of people hearing loud footsteps in the building, seeing ghostly lights moving around the upper level and having objects thrown at them by an aggressive entity. (Submitted by Callum Swift)

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    Athens Lunatic Asylum - The Ridges

    Athens, Ohio

    71.2 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Featured on TV's The Scariest Places on Earth, the asylum has long been a place of mystery and hauntings. There are 1,930 graves at three cemeteries nearby, all marked with only a number. Research has shown that some of the mysterious dead mental health patients may have been veterans, victims ...

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    Austintown Log House

    Canfield, Ohio

    71.2 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    There have been reported sightings of the apparition of a headless soldier in the historic log cabin. He is seen in various rooms of the house, as well as by motorists driving past the house in an upstairs window. (Submitted by Callum Swift)

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    Capital University

    Columbus, Ohio

    73.7 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Capital University's Kerns Religious Life Center is said to have a haunted basement. Folks down there have felt unexplained sadness and trouble breathing, and lights are said to come on by themselves. The Science Building may also have a ghost--the spirit of a former biology professor. The sixty-something man's apparition ...

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    Summit Cut Bridge

    Darlington, Pennsylvania

    74.8 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    On Shenango Road, just before it meets Ashwood Road, is Summit Cut Bridge (sometimes incorrectly referred to as Summer Cut Bridge). The bridge, locals say, has a ghostly white lady. Legend has it that she fell off the bridge onto the railroad tracks in 1894. Her spirit is said to ...

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    Old Governor's Mansion

    Columbus, Ohio

    75 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    The presence of a woman who died in a fire within the historic building has been reported. She appears as an African American woman in a blue dress, and has been seen in various rooms of the mansion. During recent renovations, she appeared to staff members and told them how ...

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    The Worthington Inn

    Worthington, Ohio

    75.7 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Spooky happenings reported here include apparitions, unexplained handprints on mirrors, and the smell of phantom cigar smoke.

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    Thurber House

    Columbus, Ohio

    75.9 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Thurber House, a nonprofit literary center and Thurber museum, is believe to be haunted. It was the home of Jamer Thurber, author and "New Yorker" cartoonist, and Thurber himself was reported to have had a ghostly experience. Witnesses now have heard footsteps on the back stairs and seen moving figures ...

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    Ohio Statehouse

    Columbus, Ohio

    76.7 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    The Ohio Statehouse is a Greek Revival building that houses the government of Ohio. It is said to be haunted by former worker Tom Bateman, whose ghost appears on the staircase at 5 p.m. daily. The ghost is also said to turn lights of and on and move objects.

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    Elevator Brewery and Draught Haus

    Columbus, Ohio

    76.7 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    The ghost of a colonel murdered here by a woman he loved has been reported in the tavern. His apparition, which appears as a ghostly ball of light, has been observed floating around the building. Footsteps often appear in the snow outside the tavern when there is no one around. (Submitted ...

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    Mirror Lake

    Columbus, Ohio

    76.8 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Mirror Lake at Ohio State University has a couple of ghosts. One is a student who drowned there in the 1960s, and is sometimes heard splashing and screaming. The other is a jogger who was killed nearby. The jogger apparition creates a cold breeze as he runs and keeps peering ...

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    Baldwin-Wallace College

    Berea, Ohio

    76.8 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Baldwin-Wallace College's Kohler Hall, built in the 1870s as a Methodist Children's Home, is said to be home to a spirit that manifests as a blue haze. Something reportedly presses down on students in bed and throws off their blankets. And Lang Hall is allegedly haunted by namesake Emma Lang, ...

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    Harrison House Bed and Breakfast

    Columbus, Ohio

    77 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    The house here was originally built in 1890, and when it became a bed-and-breakfast inn in the 1990s, the owners found that they were not alone! Spirits are said to haunt the second and third floors, and can also be found near the front door and first-floor closet. Ghosts said ...

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    Greater Columbus Antiques Mall

    Columbus, Ohio

    77 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    This antiques arcade is haunted by many apparitions, which is not hard to believe as the building was previously a funeral home. The first apparition reported in the building is a tall man in a brown suit, who has been seen walking around, and in some cases through the antiques ...

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    Darrow Family Cemetery

    Seven Hills, Ohio

    78.4 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Rumor has it that at night at the Darrow Family Cemetery, which only has 7 gravesites, tombstones that are whole in daylight appear broken, and strange things can be seen and heard: Unexplained bright lights, running water, screams and howls.

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    Dixmont State Hospital

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    80.3 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    The 1862 hospital was haunted by many entities, notably a male spirit who was said to guard the morgue area and frighten away intruders. The hospital building was closed in 1984 and was demolished in 2006.

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    Candlewood Suites

    North Olmsted, Ohio

    80.4 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    According to reports, when the area was being cleared for building this hotel, the body of a woman was found. She had committed suicide by shooting herself in the head. Her ghost is said to remain at the hotel and may manifest as a shadowy form. She also turns the ...

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    Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery

    Columbus, Ohio

    80.9 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    At Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery there is a weeping Lady in Gray who visits, leaving flowers on a soldier's grave. She wears a Civil War-era gray suit and has been heard crying.

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    Hell's Corners

    Hubbard, Ohio

    81.7 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    In Hubbard, Ohio, the area where Pathour Wheeler Road and John White Road intersect is known to locals as "Hell's Corners." It is said that a young native American boy was shot on this spot many years ago, and that a jail once stood here where many hangings took ...

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    Variety Theater

    Cleveland, Ohio

    82.6 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    1927 building The Variety Theater was a vaudeville house, then a movie theater until the early 1980s. After that, it was a rock concert venue until it closed in 1986. Now, locals say, it's haunted by a white figure who hangs out on first floor by the water fountain. A ...

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    Hill View Manor

    New Castle, Pennsylvania

    83.5 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    The historic manor was once a nursing home, and folks claimed the spirit of a little boy would pay a visit now and then. It was said that those who saw him would pass away shortly. Witnesses also have reported full-body manifestations that float through walls.

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    Johnny Mango

    Cleveland, Ohio

    83.9 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Johnny Mango World Cafe & Bar is reportedly haunted by several ghosts, the oldest being a woman named Margaret who died in 1895 when her trolley car ran into the Cuyahoga River.

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    Franklin Castle

    Cleveland, Ohio

    84 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Franklin Castle was built in the mid 1800s by Hans Tiedemann, a wealthy German immigrant. Since then, it has been a clubhouse for a German singing society, headquarters for a German Socialist organization, a doctor's office, apartments, and a hideout for bootleggers. Many ghost stories surround the place, and here ...

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    Hamlin Hall

    University Heights, Ohio

    84.3 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Hamlin Hall has a haunt. Who is he? The apparition and cold spots that appear and disappear around a stairwell are said to belong to a young man who passed away inside the building.

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    Punderson Manor

    Newcomerstown, Ohio

    84.6 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    It is alleged that the original owner of Punderson manor committed suicide by drifting out on the lake in a bathtub, and then, when he reached the middle, he pulled the plug and drowned. Why precisely he would have chosen this method is not known, whether it actually occurred ...

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    Roundtown Players

    Circleville, Ohio

    84.7 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Built in the 1890s as a memorial for Civil War soldiers, this building has housed a public library, an armory, and now the Round Town Players theatrical group. An apparition of a Civil War soldier has been seen reflected in the mirrors at Memorial Hall.


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    Agora Theatre and Ballroom

    Cleveland, Ohio

    85.1 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Elvis and the Beatles are among the acts who have performed at Agora Theatre and Ballroom, and the place is said to be home to some spirits who never left. Apparitions have been seen here, especially one of a man wearing a yellow raincoat. During an investigation, a psychic declared ...

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    Harmony Inn

    Harmony, Pennsylvania

    85.9 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Local legend has it that this restaurant is haunted by two spirits: a ghost named Louie and the apparition of a woman. Louie was allegedly killed right outside on the inn's front steps. The ghostly woman is seen near the entranceway, between the bar and the dining room.

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    Pauni Apartments

    Cortland, Ohio

    86.8 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    These recently constructed apartments were built over the top of an ancient burial ground, and residents have reported paranormal occurrences in the building ever since. Doors open and close by themselves, objects move around by themselves and the apparition of a man in a sombrero has been seen in the ...

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    Squire's Castle

    Willoughby Hills, Ohio

    90.9 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Squire's Castle is only a shell of a castle built in the 1890s by Feargus B. Squire. It was meant to be the gatekeeper's house for his future country estate, never built. Now Squire's Castle is open to the public, and it is said to be haunted by Squire's wife ...

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    Squire's Castle

    Willoughby Hills, Ohio

    90.9 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Squire's Castle is actually a 3-story stone caretaker's cottage for a never-built mansion, and legend has it that it's home to an unhappy female ghost. Feargus B. Squire planned to built a mansion as well, but until then, his family took up residence in the cottage. His wife hated the ...

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    Sleep Inn

    Sandusky, Ohio

    95.5 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Workers at the Sleep Inn have said they can feel a presence on the third floor. Doors slam and unexplained footsteps are sometimes heard in the hallways, and in several rooms on that floor, odd things have happened. In 312, the curtains flutter and open when there is no one ...

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    Schrader Road Tunnel

    Chillicothe, Ohio

    95.9 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Schrader Road Tunnel is rumored to be haunted by a ghost or two. A legend says that a woman put her unwanted baby on the train tracks, and then, in some versions of the story, hanged herself. The baby is heard crying here. But there may be another ghost as ...

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    James A. Garfield National Historical Site

    Mentor, Ohio

    97.1 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    James A. Garfield National Historical Site, former residence of president James A. Garfield, is believed to be haunted by Garfield's wife Lucretia. Security personnel have heard Lucretia walking upstairs at night and she has been known to turn lights on after the guards turn them off. She also is said ...

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    The Majestic Theatre

    Chillicothe, Ohio

    97.6 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    The Majestic Theatre, formerly the Masonic Opera House, was built in 1853 on the site of Chillicothe's first bank, which burned down. In 1918 when a Spanish flu epidemic hit nearby Camp Sherman, the theater became a makeshift morgue and autopsy site. It is said that the soldiers' spilled blood ...

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    Crosskeys Tavern

    Chillicothe, Ohio

    97.7 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Established in 1972, the Irish tavern is haunted by a prankish spirit called Harold who likes to turn the lights on and off, move objects, break glasses, and make footsteps and whispering sounds in the basement. Speculators say Harold may be the ghost of a man who was murdered behind ...


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    Hotel Breakers

    Sandusky, Ohio

    100.9 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    It is said that in Room 169 during the 1900s, a guest named Mary hanged herself in her room. This is rumored to have led to at least some of the many haunting episodes here. Guests and employees alike have witnessed unexplained noises, electrical issues, and faceless apparitions. Some reports ...

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    Rider's Inn

    Painesville, Ohio

    101.2 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    A Civil War soldier's ghost is said to stand near the windows and wave. Also, the spirit of a former innkeeper's wife named Suzanne is said to reside here as well. Suzanne is said to have come to the door in her nightgown to let guests in when the owners ...

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    The Historic Lowe Hotel

    Point Pleasant, West Virginia

    102.8 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Opened in the early 1900s, the historic hotel is believed to be haunted by many ghosts. The most well known may be the apparition of a beautiful and disheveled young woman seen dancing on the mezzanine between floors 1 and 2. There are also rumored to be many other ghosts ...

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    Johnson's Island Confederate Cemetery

    Lakeside Marblehead, Ohio

    103.2 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Johnson's Island Confederate Cemetery is home to phantom battles, complete with gunshots, soldiers' screams and marching sounds. It is said that during the Memorial Day parades held on Johnson Island, the deceased soldiers march along with the living soldiers.

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    Fairport Harbor Marine Museum and Lighthouse

    Fairport Harbor, Ohio

    104 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Legend has it that an 1870s lighthouse keeper, Captain Joseph Babcock, gave his wife many cats to keep her company when she was bedridden. Today, one of those cats remains behind, a ghostly gray cat that does that playful cat-skitter across the kitchen floor in the second-floor living quarters. The ...

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    Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

    Weston, West Virginia

    104.4 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Once the Weston State Hospital, the asylum is said to be haunted by former patients who passed away there. The plentitude of paranormal phenomena heard, seen, and felt here has prompted its appearance on TV shows such as Ghost Hunters and Ghost Adventures.

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    Old Stone House Bed and Breakfast

    Lakeside Marblehead, Ohio

    105.4 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    At this circa 1800s bed-and-breakfast inn, strange things are afoot. A TV on the third floor turns itself down when the volume is turned up, and toilets flush by themselves. In Room 11, also on the third floor, a little girl fell to her death out the window, and her ...

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    Our House Museum

    Gallipolis, Ohio

    106.1 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Our House Museum is housed in a former 1819 tavern, rumored to be haunted. Footsteps have been heard in the front hall, and a woman has been heard singing in the second-floor ballroom.

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    Emmitt House

    Waverly, Ohio

    107.9 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Ghost tours here may turn up somethine eerie at this historic house, which has been featured on TV's Haunted Collector. Rumor has it that there are bones buried under the home's concrete slabs, which may be the catalyst for the spooky stuff that happens here.

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    Knickerbocker Hotel

    Linesville, Pennsylvania

    113.8 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    This historic hotel is not your average lodging place. Yes, you can spend the night for a fee, but as they will tell you, you won't sleep. The paranormal activity is said to be rich here, because some guests checked in but did not check out.

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    Park Hotel

    Put-in-Bay, Ohio

    114.4 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Guests have reported apparitions in period clothing and ghostly ballroom music when there is no one around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)

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    Hotel Conneaut

    Conneaut Lake, Pennsylvania

    115.7 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Several ghosts are said to haunt this hotel including a ghost bride who allegedly died in a fire, a young child who died after falling down the stairs, and even a mad butcher who was dismembered in the kitchen. If you are looking for a haunted room, the Elizabeth's ...

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    Days Inn Meadville

    Meadville, Pennsylvania

    119.6 miles from Newcomerstown, OH

    Witnesses at this Days Inn have been startled to see apparitions in the main building's kitchen and second-floor hallway. Spirits are said to tamper with the radio and lights, and unexplained footsteps and thumps have been heard from vacant rooms and in the hallways. Doors also have been known to ...


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