Smoot Theater

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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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213 5th St
Parkersburg, WV 26101
United States

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39.2663357, -81.56087149999996
Wood County, West Virginia
Nearest Towns:
Parkersburg, WV (0.0 mi.)
Belpre, OH (0.8 mi.)
Blennerhassett, WV (3.7 mi.)
Vienna, WV (4.2 mi.)
North Hills, WV (4.3 mi.)
Lubeck, WV (4.3 mi.)
Mineralwells, WV (5.5 mi.)
Washington, WV (5.9 mi.)
Boaz, WV (7.3 mi.)
Little Hocking, OH (7.4 mi.)

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  1. I had no idea about the history of this place, but upon sitting down to watch a performance I had a creepy feeling… didn’t see anything I particular but I snapped a few pics just in case

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