Harvey Wells House

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This historic house was a dark history, with a former owner jumping to his death from the upper floor after a combination of troubling equations and a drinking problem. The was refurbished as a nursing home, which closed down several decades ago. Staff working here claimed to see him walking through the upstairs hallway and pacing his study.

(Submitted by Callum Swift)

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403 East A Street
Wellston, OH
United States

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39.12445160894686, -82.53016215564458
Jackson County, Ohio
Nearest Towns:
Wellston, OH (0.2 mi.)
Hamden, OH (2.4 mi.)
Coalton, OH (4.4 mi.)
Jackson, OH (7.6 mi.)
McArthur, OH (8.9 mi.)
Vinton, OH (9.7 mi.)
Wilkesville, OH (11.5 mi.)
Zaleski, OH (13.1 mi.)
Vinton, OH (14.4 mi.)
Oak Hill, OH (16.1 mi.)


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  1. I have found out that Wellston has not been metal detected very much around the old original houses I have been getting permission to hunt these houses and they are proven to be untouched from Robert Franklin wright 1-17-2020

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