Haunted Places in Nicholas County, West Virginia



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    Hawks Nest State Park

    Ansted, West Virginia

    21 miles from Nicholas 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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    Glen Ferris Inn

    Glen Ferris, West Virginia

    24.6 miles from Nicholas 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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    Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park

    Nicholas County, West Virginia

    31.2 miles from Nicholas 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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    Historic General Lewis Inn

    Lewisburg, West Virginia

    39.2 miles from Nicholas 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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    Soldiers Memorial Theatre

    Beckley, West Virginia

    41.4 miles from Nicholas 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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    West Virginia State Capitol

    Charleston, West Virginia

    44.2 miles from Nicholas 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

    44.4 miles from Nicholas 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

    44.4 miles from Nicholas 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

    45.5 miles from Nicholas 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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    Hutton House Bed and Breakfast

    Huttonsville, West Virginia

    53.1 miles from Nicholas 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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    Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

    Weston, West Virginia

    54.5 miles from Nicholas 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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    Graceland Inn and Conference Center

    Elkins, West Virginia

    67.7 miles from Nicholas County, WV

    This inn, restaurant and conference center is said to be haunted by several entities: a ghost named Grace, senator Henry Davis, and a former servant named Katie.

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    Holiday Inn - University / Blacksburg

    Blacksburg, Virginia

    75.9 miles from Nicholas County, WV

    This hotel lies on the site of a former plantation called Jacob's Lantern. At Attitudes, the hotel bar and nightclub, laughter and voices can be heard after hours when the place is closed and empty. Guests often ask the hotel manager to turn the music down when no music is ...

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    Lyric Theatre

    Blacksburg, Virginia

    76.3 miles from Nicholas County, WV

    The historic theater opened in 1930, and at least some the weird occurrences here, some say, may stem from a workman who was killed during its construction. Employees have described footsteps on stairways, phantom muttering, cold breezes, and a woman shrieking, sometimes saying over and over "Let me out!"

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    Blennerhassett Hotel

    Parkersburg, West Virginia

    78.8 miles from Nicholas 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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    Parkersburg Art Center

    Parkersburg, West Virginia

    78.8 miles from Nicholas 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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    Smoot Theater

    Parkersburg, West Virginia

    78.8 miles from Nicholas 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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    The Patrick Henry Hotel

    Roanoke, Virginia

    84.8 miles from Nicholas County, WV

    At this 1925 hotel, not only living guests can be found. Three ghostly men are said to stand around in the ballroom, keeping an eye on things. On the second floor, there is a man's apparition who smokes a pipe and sits at one of the tables. Those with sharp ...

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    Jeters Chapel of the Brethren Cemetery

    Vinton, Virginia

    86.5 miles from Nicholas County, WV

    Jeters Chapel of the Brethren Cemetery, according to reports, is haunted by a man in a white robe who floats near the center of the cemetery.