Meldahl Locks and Dam - Foster Dam

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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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Off Mary Inges Hwy
East of Foster, KY
United States

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38.794735608130225, -84.17165672770352
Clermont County, Ohio
Nearest Towns:
Chilo, OH (1.7 mi.)
Foster, KY (2.2 mi.)
Neville, OH (2.4 mi.)
Felicity, OH (5.1 mi.)
Moscow, OH (5.3 mi.)
Mentor, KY (7.6 mi.)
Augusta, KY (9.0 mi.)
Brooksville, KY (9.6 mi.)
California, KY (9.9 mi.)
Butler, KY (10.7 mi.)

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  1. Camille edwards  |  

    Just drove through the town around midnight after fishing and it gave me the total creeps!! I didn’t see anything just wanted to get the heck out of that town.

  2. Michael Bowerman  |  

    Yeah me and a buddy of mine was fishing last year some time and were kept hearing a woman screaming no one else was down at the beach area wit us it was about 3 am and the screams was getting closer and closer until it was literally right in front of me the fish was biting really good too that night but soon as I felt really unease and sad at the same time we left Wat I got from it was she was killed more likely raped and her body left down in the river next time I go I hope to make contact with her!

  3. I used too fish there and Everytime I went there I had bad luck of one sort or another.It got too the point that I actually felt like I was in real danger.i won’t go back.

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