Haunted Places in Boone County, West Virginia



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    West Virginia State Capitol

    Charleston, West Virginia

    22.3 miles from Boone County, WV

    The 1930s Capitol building is said to be haunted by the ghost of a woman as well as the spirit of a maintenance man who perished of a heart attack on the job. Some believe the 2 ghosts actually died in a 1921 fire; others dispute that claim.

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    Empty Glass Cafe

    Charleston, West Virginia

    22.5 miles from Boone County, WV

    The café and bar is haunted by a former bartender who died in a car crash. He has been known to change the jukebox music and has been seen walking through the bar area by patrons before vanishing. Staff have also encountered another entity on the second floor who slams ...

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    The Empty Glass

    Charleston, West Virginia

    22.5 miles from Boone County, WV

    The haunt at this bar is rumored to be a former bartender who was killed in a car accident. Witnesses say the ghost plays pranks on both employees and bar patrons, such as playing his favorite songs on the jukebox. One report says that when the jukebox came on by ...

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    Capitol Plaza Theatre

    Charleston, West Virginia

    23 miles from Boone County, WV

    The ghost of John Welch and his daughter Molly are said to haunt the theater. Welch was the owner of a mansion that stood on the property in the 1830s to 1860s, before it was torn down to build the theater. Molly died of pneumonia at age 8, and her ...

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    Glen Ferris Inn

    Glen Ferris, West Virginia

    28.4 miles from Boone County, WV

    The 1839 inn is thought to be haunted by a ghost of a Confederate soldier with a long beard, nicknamed The Colonel. He is a friendly and playful ghost, known to close doors behind people, make the birdbath water bubbly and frothy, and walk around with audible footsteps. His apparition ...

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    Hawks Nest State Park

    Ansted, West Virginia

    33 miles from Boone County, WV

    The site of the famouse cliff Lovers' Leap, this park has a long history of being haunted. Its legend tells of 1800s lovers who leapt off the cliff. Some say the pair were Native Americans, others say they were pioneers. In some tales the girl became dizzy and fell, and ...

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    Soldiers Memorial Theatre

    Beckley, West Virginia

    33.2 miles from Boone County, WV

    Built 1931-32, the theater is believed to lie near a Civil War-era cemetery, although this fact doesn't seem to have to do with the hauntings here. Witnesses say they've seen an apparition of a man in his 60s wearing 1930s clothes. Also, ghosts and sounds of children playing have been ...

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    Hurricane Creek Rd

    Hurricane, West Virginia

    36.8 miles from Boone County, WV

    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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    Keith-Albee Theatre

    Huntington, West Virginia

    48.3 miles from Boone County, WV

    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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    Jenkins Plantation Museum

    Glenwood, West Virginia

    48.7 miles from Boone County, WV

    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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    Colonial Lanes

    Huntington, West Virginia

    48.9 miles from Boone County, WV

    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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    Z. D. Ramsdell House

    Kenova, West Virginia

    52.6 miles from Boone County, WV

    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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    Bluegrass Inn

    Ashland, Kentucky

    59.2 miles from Boone County, WV

    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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    Paramount Joe - Paramount Arts Center

    Ashland, Kentucky

    59.6 miles from Boone County, WV

    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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    Our House Museum

    Gallipolis, Ohio

    60.4 miles from Boone County, WV

    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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    Woodland Cemetery

    Coal Grove, Ohio

    60.9 miles from Boone County, WV

    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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    The Historic Lowe Hotel

    Point Pleasant, West Virginia

    61.2 miles from Boone County, WV

    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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    Wildermuth Mansion

    Pomeroy, Ohio

    71.6 miles from Boone County, WV

    My family has been restoring the old Wildermuth mansion for the last 18 years now, have had lots of interesting things happen there and sightings too. Hhave seen animals several times in the house as well as seeing Mothman twice flying over the house! Yes twice! In the process of putting ...

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    Wilderness Road Regional Museum

    Dublin, Virginia

    86.2 miles from Boone County, WV

    Wilderness Road Regional Museum is said to be haunted by an apparition of a young woman who walks the ground or stands in the window. The lights are known to flicker here as well.

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

    Wise, Virginia

    86.3 miles from Boone County, WV

    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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    The Inn at Wise

    Wise, Virginia

    86.5 miles from Boone County, WV

    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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    Laurel Grove Cemetery

    Norton, Virginia

    88.8 miles from Boone County, WV

    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.