Rohs Opera House

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The current Rohs Opera House (pronounced ROSS) opened in 1941 with a showing of Down Argentine Way. Ticket price was $.05 for adults. It was originally built in 1871 as Aeolian Hall, a live production theatre located on the second floor. A silent movie projector was eventually added to bring “movies” to Cynthiana. In 1941, the “new” Rohs Opera House was added to the building by H. A. Rohs and his son Karle. These men are the grandfather and great grandfather of the actor Chris O’Donnel. Today, Rohs host moves, live events, and is known to be haunted. Some of the activity reported includes an “Angry Man”, A Lady In White, and “Two children who run and play”. My wife and I are a husband/wife paranormal investigation team who go by the name “Wiccked Paranormal”. We recently stayed the night there and caught some interesting things on our DVR and in photos.

(Submitted by Dallas L.)

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133 E Pike St.
Cynthiana, KY
United States

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38.3886776, -84.29640799999999
Harrison County, Kentucky
Nearest Towns:
Cynthiana, KY (0.2 mi.)
Millersburg, KY (10.1 mi.)
Berry, KY (10.3 mi.)
Paris, KY (12.6 mi.)
Sadieville, KY (13.1 mi.)
Carlisle, KY (15.5 mi.)
Corinth, KY (16.3 mi.)
Mount Olivet, KY (17.2 mi.)
Georgetown, KY (18.8 mi.)
North Middletown, KY (19.6 mi.)


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  1. I use to live right down the street from rohs opera house on pike street I lived in the apartments upstairs my family was only ones there my step sister owns the building it was 209 east pike street apt 1 my family believes that building is haunted we heard a lot of different things and my husband video all the time but after we moved we only found the one video and you see a lot of stuff and hear a lot of noises this video was at 3am my husband being the only one awake I would love to find someone to go over this video and see what they have to say bout it

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