West Virginia State Capitol

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The 1930s Capitol building is said to be haunted by the ghost of a woman as well as the spirit of a maintenance man who perished of a heart attack on the job. Some believe the 2 ghosts actually died in a 1921 fire; others dispute that claim.

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1900 Kanawha Boulevard East
Charleston, West Virginia
United States

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38.3363578, -81.6121559
Kanawha County, West Virginia
Nearest Towns:
Charleston, WV (1.4 mi.)
Rand, WV (4.6 mi.)
Coal Fork, WV (5.1 mi.)
South Charleston, WV (5.2 mi.)
Big Chimney, WV (6.3 mi.)
Marmet, WV (6.7 mi.)
Dunbar, WV (7.0 mi.)
Belle, WV (8.3 mi.)
Pinch, WV (8.7 mi.)
Chesapeake, WV (8.8 mi.)

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  1. Has anyone or do you know if there is anyone out there that has ever had paranormal ( Ghostly experience) in the old Columbia Gas Building in Charleston WV. I use to work there in that building worked on the 3rd and 4th floor.

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