Haunted Places in Clay County, West Virginia



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    Glen Ferris Inn

    Glen Ferris, West Virginia

    22.9 miles from Clay 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

    23.7 miles from Clay 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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    West Virginia State Capitol

    Charleston, West Virginia

    30.4 miles from Clay 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

    30.5 miles from Clay 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

    30.5 miles from Clay 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

    31.3 miles from Clay 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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    Soldiers Memorial Theatre

    Beckley, West Virginia

    47.8 miles from Clay 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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    Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park

    Clay County, West Virginia

    49.8 miles from Clay County, WV

    The Droop Mountain Battlefield was the site of an 1863 battle. Folks have reported soldiers' apparitions, some headless, in the fog that comes rolling over the mountain.

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    Hurricane Creek Rd

    Hurricane, West Virginia

    50.4 miles from Clay 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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    Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

    Weston, West Virginia

    51.4 miles from Clay County, WV

    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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    Historic General Lewis Inn

    Lewisburg, West Virginia

    57.3 miles from Clay County, WV

    The 1929 inn is said to be haunted by at least three ghosts. The most well known is a Lady in White who haunts Room 208. Her identity is unknown, a portrait of her hangs in the room. Also residing here is the ghost of a slave named Reuben, rumored ...

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    Blennerhassett Hotel

    Parkersburg, West Virginia

    61.3 miles from Clay County, WV

    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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    Smoot Theater

    Parkersburg, West Virginia

    61.4 miles from Clay County, WV

    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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    Parkersburg Art Center

    Parkersburg, West Virginia

    61.4 miles from Clay County, WV

    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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    Hutton House Bed and Breakfast

    Huttonsville, West Virginia

    61.7 miles from Clay County, WV

    Built in 1898 by Eugene Elihu Hutton, the Queen Anne-style Victorian home is now an inn, and is believed to be haunted. Folks say that at 5 a.m. the unexplained smell of baking bread wafts through the inn, although the kitchen is closed and the ovens are cold.

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    The Historic Lowe Hotel

    Point Pleasant, West Virginia

    63.1 miles from Clay 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

    64.3 miles from Clay 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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    Comfort Inn Marietta

    Marietta, Ohio

    67.9 miles from Clay County, WV

    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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    Levee House Café

    Marietta, Ohio

    68.6 miles from Clay County, WV

    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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    Lafayette Hotel

    Marietta, Ohio

    68.6 miles from Clay County, WV

    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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    Mid-Ohio Valley Players Theatre

    Marietta, Ohio

    69 miles from Clay County, WV

    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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    Marietta College - Alpha Xi Delta

    Marietta, Ohio

    69.1 miles from Clay County, WV

    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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    The Castle

    Marietta, Ohio

    69.3 miles from Clay County, WV

    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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    Athens Lunatic Asylum - The Ridges

    Athens, Ohio

    80.7 miles from Clay County, WV

    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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    Ohio University

    Athens, Ohio

    81.2 miles from Clay County, WV

    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 ...