Haunted Places in Ezel, Kentucky



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    Carrington Rock

    Salt Lick, Kentucky

    13.4 miles from Ezel, KY

    Apparitions of Confederate soldiers and a pacing woman have been seen at Carrington Rock. The woman, witnesses say, eventually throws herself off the edge, screaming as she falls. Witnesses also have heard the sounds of officers calling orders to soldiers and moans and cries of pain on the battlefield.


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    Ramada Inn

    Paintsville, Kentucky

    34.9 miles from Ezel, KY

    This Ramada Inn is said to have a ghost of a woman who walks in high heels through the atrium as well as unexplained voices, levitating objects, and a man's apparition. A woman is heard laughing in Room 216.


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    X Cave - Carter Caves State Resort Park

    Olive Hill, Kentucky

    37.7 miles from Ezel, KY

    Cave X is called this because it has 4 entrances that meet in the center, like an X. This cave is said to be haunted by two Cherokee lovers. It is said that warrior Huraken found this cave and its hidden vein of silver, but kept it a secret so ...


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    Campbell Cemetery

    Busy, Kentucky

    43.8 miles from Ezel, KY

    Ther is a site at Campbell Cemetery called Coffin Rock, where locals say a man was shot and killed long ago. Now, when it rains, there appears to be blood running down the rock. Several ghosts are said to call this area home as well: an old man who flags ...


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    Motel 80

    Emmalena, Kentucky

    43.9 miles from Ezel, KY

    Rumor has it that at this site, a man once committed a double murder. It's said that he found his wife together with another man in a hotel room, and shot and killed them both. Witnesses say the spirit of the man who was shot still remains behind, turning the ...


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    White Hall

    Richmond, Kentucky

    49.7 miles from Ezel, KY

    Cassius Clay's historic home, built in 1798 by his father, is said to be haunted by Clay himself, his wife, and his son. Witnesses to the hauntings have described moving candle lights, footsteps and other unexplained sounds and even smells, and violin and piano music. Apparitions of the three ghosts ...


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    Boone Tavern

    Berea, Kentucky

    51.1 miles from Ezel, KY

    At this historic guesthouse for Berea College, many strange events have been reported. Some say the site was once part of the Underground Railroad, and the apparition of at an African-American boy has been spotted here; others say this information is inaccurate, and that the hotel was not built until ...


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    Phillips' Folly

    Maysville, Kentucky

    55.1 miles from Ezel, KY

    Phillips' Folly is a three-story brick house begun around 1828 by Williams B. Phillips. Its nickname came about when Phillips vanished when only the frame had been built, leading folks to believe he had run out of funds for the project. Phillips came back a few years later and finished ...


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    Aberdeen Baptist Church

    Aberdeen, Ohio

    55.5 miles from Ezel, KY

    The apparitions of young children have been seen inside the church building and in front of it by passing motorists and parishioners. Screams come from inside the church during the night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Henry Clay Estate - Ashland

    Lexington, Kentucky

    57.2 miles from Ezel, KY

    The historic Ashland House is said to be haunted by Henry Clay himself. His ghost, a white-haired apparition wearing a black frock coat, has been seen in the old red parlor room (which is now his study), leaning on the fireplace mantel.


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    Loudoun House

    Lexington, Kentucky

    57.3 miles from Ezel, KY

    The 1850 gothic revival mansion is haunted by the spirits of two women, both dressed in Victorian clothing. One has been seen in the western part of the mansion, and the other in the formal dining room. Also seen all over the mansion is a mysterious black cat. Witnesses have ...


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    Rohs Opera House

    Cynthiana, Kentucky

    57.7 miles from Ezel, KY

    The current Rohs Opera House (pronounced ROSS) opened in 1941 with a showing of Down Argentine Way. Ticket price was $.05 for adults. It was originally built in 1871 as Aeolian Hall, a live production theatre located on the second floor. A silent movie projector was eventually added to bring ...


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    Gratz Park Inn

    Lexington, Kentucky

    58.3 miles from Ezel, KY

    At this historic inn, folks have reported seeing apparitions that include men, a lady in a white dress and hat, and intoxicated partygoers. Also, a ghostly little girl has been seen running and playing jacks in the hallways, and the spirit of an elderly man turns the TVs on and ...


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    John Morgan Hunt House

    Lexington, Kentucky

    58.3 miles from Ezel, KY

    This 1814 house was built by John Wesley Hunt, who can still be seen walking the hallways of this old property. The apparition of Mammy Bouviette James, a former nurse of the Hunt children, can still be seen in the third floor nursery and hallways, and often appears to those ...


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    Paramount Joe - Paramount Arts Center

    Ashland, Kentucky

    59.6 miles from Ezel, KY

    Originally called the Paramount Theatre and opened in 1931, the Paramount Arts Center is said to be haunted by a ghost locals call Paramount Joe. According to Joe's legend, as the theater was being built, four workmen were in the auditorium. Three went to lunch, and when they came back, ...


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    Crowne Plaza Hotel - Campbell House Inn

    Lexington, Kentucky

    59.7 miles from Ezel, KY

    Formerly the Campbell House Inn, the Crowne Plaza Hotel is said to be a very spooky place. According to local legend, two women were murdered here. One was stabbed on the stairs, and folks say you can still see the blood stains on the carpet. The other woman was reportedly ...


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    Z. D. Ramsdell House

    Kenova, West Virginia

    59.7 miles from Ezel, KY

    Businessman Z.D. Ramsdell's home was completed in 1858, and rumor has it it was built on the site of an Adena Indian burial mound. It was said to have contained a hidden basement used in the Underground Railroad. Ramsdell died of tuberculosis in 1886, and although the restored house is ...


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    The Campbell House

    Lexington, Kentucky

    59.7 miles from Ezel, KY

    At the Cambell House Inn, there is rumored to be a blood stain on a carpet where a woman, one of two women to have been murdered here, was stabbed to death. Witnesses have reported apparitions and doors slamming by themselves.


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    Bluegrass Inn

    Ashland, Kentucky

    59.7 miles from Ezel, KY

    Its room 129 and 127. Very light blue orbs about the size of a softball feeling of dread and hair stay raised up whole time in the rooms and I was scratched 3 finger nail scratches down my back that were not deep but very bright red and burned a ...


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    Woodland Cemetery

    Coal Grove, Ohio

    60.6 miles from Ezel, KY

    Along the banks of the Ohio River in Ironton, Ohio is Woodland Cemetery, also known as the City of the Dead. Founded in 1871, it presently contains more than 8,000 graves. The cemetery entrance is beautifully gated and the cemetery itself is beautifully landscaped. Its departed residents include veterans from ...


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    Mount Unger Cemetery

    Otway, Ohio

    62.4 miles from Ezel, KY

    Local legends say Mount Unger Cemetery is visited by the spirit of a man who hanged himself here after having murdered his wife.


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    The Precinct Office Center

    West Union, Ohio

    62.8 miles from Ezel, KY

    This historic former jailhouse is now the county office, but has a haunting dating back to the turn of the nineteenth century. Prisoners were reportedly frightened by a apparition robed in white, who repeatedly floated past their cells without making a sound before vanishing. This manifestation has made various ...


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    Baird House Inn

    Ripley, Ohio

    63.1 miles from Ezel, KY

    This historic house inn may no longer be in operation, and is now a private residence. The inn was a popular stopover for travellers on the river, and since it was built in 1825, has had a colourful history. Guests and staff at the former inn have reported hearing ...


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    Rankin House

    Ripley, Ohio

    63.2 miles from Ezel, KY

    Rankin House belonged to abolitionist Reverend John Rankin, and he was said to put a bright light in his attic window to symbolize to runaway slaves that it was safe to seek shelter here. Apparitions of slaves are said to appear on Jacob's Ladder near his house on moonless nights.


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    Colonial Lanes

    Huntington, West Virginia

    64.4 miles from Ezel, KY

    The 1959 bowling alley, in particular its tavern, is rumored to be haunted by Mr. Frankel, a former owner. Witnesses describe a smell of cherry pipe tobacco, heavy footsteps coming from the stockroom, their names being whispered or called out, the kitchen door opening and then slamming shut, and other ...


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    Keith-Albee Theatre

    Huntington, West Virginia

    65.6 miles from Ezel, KY

    This 1920s rococo theater building is said to be one of the area's most haunted places. Deaths that have occurred here include two electricians electrocuted in the basement, a maintenance man who died in the projection room, and a homeless man who froze to death below the stage area. Witnesses ...


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    Benham School House Inn

    Cumberland, Kentucky

    69.6 miles from Ezel, KY

    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 ...


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    Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

    Harrodsburg, Kentucky

    71 miles from Ezel, KY

    The Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill is said to be the country's largest restored Shaker village. Its 3,000 acres contain 34 original Shaker buildings and perhaps a few ghosts, as well. It is said that ghostly babies can be heard crying at night around the pond.


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    Red Dog Road

    Harlan, Kentucky

    72.4 miles from Ezel, KY

    This road has been haunted by mysterious lights which flicker from tree to tree. If one is quiet at a certain fork in the road you can hear someone or something walking in the woods above the road. A huge shadowed specter has been seen several times standing in ...


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    Meldahl Locks and Dam - Foster Dam

    Felicity, Ohio

    73.8 miles from Ezel, KY

    Visitors to Meldahl Locks and Dam, aka Foster Dam, at mile marker 436 on the Ohio River, have witnessed the presence of many spirits here, said to be folks who committed suicide or died accidentally here over the years.


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    Wickerhamm Inn

    Peebles, Ohio

    74.6 miles from Ezel, KY

    At this 1800s building, a murder is said to have led to the haunting that occurs here. The place was a tavern until the 1850s, and so the legend says, a stagecoach driver was murdered and beheaded here in a 1820s robbery. Although there were bloodstains on the floor and ...


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    Union College

    Barbourville, Kentucky

    74.7 miles from Ezel, KY

    Union College seems to have a haunted Financial Aid office: Witnesses say the doors open and close, and even lock and unlock, on their own. The spirit is believed to be a woman who lived and died under mysterious circumstances here when the building was a private residence. Also haunting ...


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    Warfield Cemetery

    Barbourville, Kentucky

    76.2 miles from Ezel, KY

    Some claim that at the Warfield Cemetery, something unseen will follow you, moving as you do, terrorizing you as you walk through the graveyard, never stopping until you step outside the gate.


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    Harrodsburg Spring - Young Park

    Harrodsburg, Kentucky

    77.2 miles from Ezel, KY

    The ghost story here begins with a beautiful young woman who checked in to the Harrodsburg Springs Hotel, which stood on the park grounds in the late 1800s, under a false name. She danced with several partners in the hotel ballroom, as the men all lined up for a chance ...


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    The Inn at Wise

    Wise, Virginia

    79 miles from Ezel, KY

    The 1910 historic inn was in a dilapidated condition for many years prior to being refurbished, and now encapsulates its colourful past through delightful guest rooms, fine dining and a whole trove of ghost stories. Reports range from ghostly voices and screams from empty rooms to curtains opening and ...


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    Stepstone Church - Immaculate Conception Church

    Butler, Kentucky

    79.3 miles from Ezel, KY

    Some reports say this church still stands, and others say it has been torn down. But rumor has it that whatever its state, it is haunted by four teen girls who some men hung on a cross in the loft before setting fire to the church. Witnesses have heard girls ...


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    June Tolliver House

    Big Stone Gap, Virginia

    79.8 miles from Ezel, KY

    This 1890's residence featured in the local newspaper several years ago, when a visitor to the house photographed a ghostly woman in white. Other phenomena reported here includes apparitions rushing past the bay windows at the front of the building and paintings being moved around by unseen hands. (Submitted by Callum ...


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    The University of Virginia's College at Wise - Bowers-Sturgill

    Wise, Virginia

    80.1 miles from Ezel, KY

    The University of Virginia's College at Wise is believed to be home to a ghost. According to legend, she is the spirit of a young girl whose apparition appears hanging from the pipes in Bowers-Sturgill Hall, where she committed suicide.


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    Laurel Grove Cemetery

    Norton, Virginia

    80.4 miles from Ezel, KY

    Laurel Grove Cemetery, often referred to as Ramsey Cemetery or the Ramsey Family Cemetery, is said to be haunted by something that makes the temperature inside very cold after midnight. Shadowy figures, leaves that move without a breeze, and footsteps also have been reported.


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    Jenkins Plantation Museum

    Glenwood, West Virginia

    80.7 miles from Ezel, KY

    The plantation, now a museum, was originally built in 1835 and was named after Gen. Albert Gallatin Jenkins of the Confederacy. The general is believed to haunt the house. Witnesses have seen his apparition and heard the sound of his boots walking in the building.


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    Buffalo Trace Distillery

    Frankfort, Kentucky

    80.8 miles from Ezel, KY

    The late-18th-century distillery on the site of an ancient buffalo crossing offers ghost tours by appointment; many characters from its long history are said to walk the grounds.


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    Liberty Hall

    Frankfort, Kentucky

    81 miles from Ezel, KY

    Built by Senator John Brown in 1796, Liberty Hall Mansion is said to be haunted by at least three ghosts. Mrs. Brown's kindly aunt, Mrs. Margaret Varick, died of a heart attack around 1817 in an upstairs bedroom. She was buried on the grounds but was lost when the graves ...


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    Sherman Tavern

    Dry Ridge, Kentucky

    85.1 miles from Ezel, KY

    The Sherman Tavern is a historic former tavern built in 1812, which is in the process of being restored by local residents. It was a former stage stop for cattle drovers and American Indians. People restoring the historic building have reported seeing the apparitions of Confederate soldiers, and African American ...


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    Dead Man's Curve

    Bethel, Ohio

    85.6 miles from Ezel, KY

    This intersection has been the site of numerous accidents, usually people who lost control at the curve (hence the name). People report seeing a male hitchhiker who has no face. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Cumberland Falls State Resort Park

    Williamsburg, Kentucky

    87.9 miles from Ezel, KY

    Stories about the Cumberland Falls State Park tell of a 1950s bride and groom on their honeymoon. The bride lost her balance and fell from the cliff now called Lover's Leap. Reports say drivers have hit a woman in a wedding dress in the area, although when they got out ...


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    Hurricane Creek Rd

    Hurricane, West Virginia

    88.8 miles from Ezel, KY

    A woman and a small child in out of style clothes have been seen, before vanishing. Not much is known about them. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Emmitt House

    Waverly, Ohio

    88.9 miles from Ezel, KY

    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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    Greenup Street Water Tower

    Alexandria, Kentucky

    89.8 miles from Ezel, KY

    The apparition of a man in workman clothing has been standing underneath the water tower by local residents. He vanishes when approached, and appears to be confused or lost. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Grant Lee Hall

    Harrogate, Tennessee

    91.4 miles from Ezel, KY

    The historic Grant Lee Hall dormitory building at Lincoln Memorial University was once part of a hotel, which caught fire in 1904, killing a woman and her child on the fourth floor. Her ghost has been seen in a red dress, including one day in the 1950s when the building ...


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    Our House Museum

    Gallipolis, Ohio

    92.3 miles from Ezel, KY

    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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