Ohio Statehouse

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The Ohio Statehouse is a Greek Revival building that houses the government of Ohio. It is said to be haunted by former worker Tom Bateman, whose ghost appears on the staircase at 5 p.m. daily. The ghost is also said to turn lights of and on and move objects.

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    1 Capitol Square
    Columbus, OH 43215
    United States

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    39.961333, -82.99888729999998
    Franklin County, Ohio
    Nearest Towns:
    Columbus, OH (0.0 mi.)
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