Haunted Places in Ohio

Ohio is full of horror places without any doubt. We are going to collect every single scary place with details behind it. Stay with us.
  • Ghost Sheriff of Cater House Estates Madison, Ohio

    Cater House Madison Estates, Ohio
    This is an old creepy house. In the daytime it looks general abandoned house. But in night it becomes haunted. Ghostly voices and whispering come out from the house. Local people heard laughing and the sound of gunshot from this house. Donald Cater was the owner of the Cater house. He was the local Sheriff at the time. Once he shot himself and committed suicide. After that house was closed in 1968 and haunting incidents began. People said former Sheriff said something to those who passed beside the house. In 2013 the house was completely demolished finally.

  • East Cleveland, Ohio, House of Horrors

    House of Serial Anthony Sowell
    In October 2009, suddenly people of Ohio shocked with the news of eleven women's bodies those were found in 12205 Imperial Avenue, Cleveland. A notorious face came in front of them later labeled as Cleveland Strangler. His original name was Anthony Edward Sowell, an insane, dangerous rapist and murderers in the criminal history. Anthony Sowell started his raping habits on her little niece. The serial killer hid eleven women's bodies from 25 to 47 after rape and murder them all. Sowell became a traumatic illusion for the society.

  • Archbishop Hoban High School, Akron

    Archbishop Hoban High School, Akron
    The school is run by the Brothers Of Holy Cross. A line of men in dark priest robe can be seen walking throughout the wing of the school. A ghost of a basketball player often seen as roaming many places, especially, in the locker room.

  • Cry Baby Bridge, Norton

    Cry Baby Bridge, Norton
    There is a bride over in Norton That has been the talk of Akron for a haunting for years. The story is that a lady was pregnant and had her baby in the Lodge house next to the bridge. The woman didn't want her baby so she threw it over the bride into the creek at midnight. The story is \, if you go to the bridge at 12, then you can here the baby cry and watch the lady throw the baby into the creek. There is a rumor that some type of animal guards the creek and it is said to be bigger than a man.
  • Austin Log Cabin, Austintown

    Austin Log Cabin, Austintown
    The old, creaky building was founded by John Austin in the late 1700's known as Austin log cabin. Now days a historical building, have rumours of haunts. While driving on the Raccoon Road some people have seen a headless figure in the window of the upstairs.

  • East Liverpool - Gretchen's Lock, Calcutta

    East Liverpool - Gretchen's Lock, Calcutta
    The disastrous story of a Dutch family started with when a canal engineer named Edward G. Gill sailed for Ohio from Ireland with his wife Mrs. Gill and their infant daughter Gretchen. Mrs. Gill died on their journey and was buried under the sea. With broken heart, they reached in Ohio and Mr. Gill started his work for the project of building the lock at Sprucevale in 1834. After three years in 1837 when the work had been completed, in the same year he lost his everything he had. Little Gretchen passed away by suffering with malaria. In her last breathe the poor girl only wanted to meet her deceased mother.

  • Mysterious Davron Cemetery, Cleveland

    Davron Cemetery, Cleveland
    Whenever you gonna find scary places in Ohio, Cleveland is the major area you should start at. Not only its haunted houses with horrible murder histories or eerie paranormal roads, but also some cemeteries are spooky enough to be looked at. Davron cemetery is such a graveyard not to be messed alone, especially if you are of faint heart.

  • Dead Man's Curve, Amelia

    Dead man's curve, Cleveland Ohio
    Dead man's curve is a fearful road where a curve is made to avoid accidents. But ironically, the people's car wreck up at this point was making it dreadful. In the Clermont County, between Amelia and Bethel in the village of Bantam, it's located where the route 222 intersection route 125. This place is extremely haunted by a revengeful faceless hitchhiker ghost presence. Read full story immediately.

  • Old Hancock County Retirement Home, Findlay

    Currently known as the R.O.C. (Rehabilitation and Opportunity Center) a work release branch of the Hancock County Jail. Maintenance workers, Security officers, Secretaries and residents (prisoners) have reported seeing and unknown old Man in coveralls in different parts of the building or on the grounds outside. Also a young girl has been spotted in the basement near what was once the morgue. Smoking is not permitted in the building but usually after spotting the old man the smell of cigar or pipe smoke is noticed. A private security firm patrols this building 24 hours a day. Sometimes after a weekend where their office doors are locked and secretaries will return to find old pennies laying in plain sight on their desks or inside of locked desk drawers or on the seats of their chairs. But mostly lights in will come on at night in offices that are locked and extremely cold drafts are felt on the warmest of nights.
  • Haunted Staley Road and the Bloody Barn

    Haunted Staley road and Bloody Barn
    Staley road in New Carlisle has many haunted legends. Ghostly apparitions of Satanic practitioners or spooky experiences on the road while you are driving, it has many stories to tell. The bloody barn is not less ghostly than the road. people turn their light off while passing it.

  • Ghost story of Holcomb Woods

    Holcomb Woods, Ohio
    the story is that a bunch of kids where on a Catholic field trip and the driver lost control and every one disappeared and they say at night if you shut off your car some one will push it and no one will be there also at night this white thing goes past and there are red eyes far into the woods and in the day time you can see people made out of sticks hanging out from the tree and there is cloths scattered every where and dead cats in the ditches and writing in the stones

  • Unexplained mystery of Warehouse on the Canal

    Warehouse on the Canal
    This is a brick building that was built in 1906 and was the home of Finnefrock Furniture for many years. There have been reports of apparitions in period clothing, unexplained footsteps, lights turning on and off, radio stations changing and unexplained noises. This was also home to a mortuary in the lower basement from 1916-1936.

  • Haunted story of Aberdeen Baptist Church

    Haunted story of Aberdeen Baptist Church
    There is an uneasy feeling when you walk or drive past the church late in the evenings. Apparitions of 3 children can be seen; 2 girls and a boy standing outside the church. They seem to vanish when you look at them. Large black birds have been seen flying out of the church windows and vanish. Screams can be heard coming from inside the church at night.

  • Don't Mess With Akron Civic Theatre's Ghosts

    The Akron Civic theatre
    Well-known story still told by some of the theatre's tour guides is the story of Fred the janitor. Fred was a life-long employee of the Civic, back in the days when it was called the "Loews Theatre". He died on the premises, but his ghost still tends to duties, namely keeping vandals at bay in the bathrooms. The Civic has been the site of many high school proms, and several sightings have been reported of a figure that "attacks" would-be vandals. Another ghost reported many times is that of a young woman that weeps by the canal that still runs under the theatre and through parts of the city underground. This same canal was the lifeline of the city in the early 1800's, so many think she is a "shade" that remains from the early canal days.

  • One of the most suspicious school of Amanda - Amanda Elementary School

    One of the most suspicious school of Amanda - Amanda Elementary School
    Located near Crystal Tissue Factory the Children whom have attended Amanda Elementary school always have an interesting story or two. Right next to the current school is a much larger but condemned school. Kids report few weird occurrences, such as looking at the school and seeing a small child run real quick in front of the window, or hearing a noise come from the building at recess. Or ever seeing a mist at the treetops of the woods directly behind the school. Kids have a few stories about the school. Here are a few, one is that a teacher was to be fire, he flipped out and killed many students and teachers with a gun. The other is that for a while it was an insane asylum, and the last is that the kids teased a girl saying her mother was a witch, so her mother put a curse on the school, and the school caught fire trapping many people inside, they say it is her ghost that causes the fog in the woods. June 2008 additional info/correction: There was never a fire there while it was a school, there was never a teacher who shot anyone, nor a witch that put a curse on anyone. The only incident there was in the mid 1970s, when someone was shooting a gun in the woods behind the school. A bullet struck a child who was playing behind the school. The child lived.

  • The creepy house of Berea - Baldwin-Wallace

    The creepy house of Berea - Baldwin-Wallace
    A current dormitory for Baldwin-Wallace College, this building was built in the mid 1800s, and used as a hospital during the civil war. It has been (among other things), a part of the Underground Railroad, a psychiatric institution, an orphanage, and a morgue. The basement is where the most people have died, as it was where the most critical soldiers were taken, slaves hid, and then bodies were taken to the morgue in later years. The college has blocked off an old tunnel connecting the basement to the college chapel, due to 'student complaints', and the door to that section of the basement has been locked. Noises have been heard by most residents, along with footsteps. The doors also open occasionally, for no apparent reason.

  • Chestnut Grove Cemetery the place of devils

    Ashtabula - Chestnut Grove Cemetery
    On Dec. 29th, 1876 the Pacific Express traveled over a bridge, carrying about 159 passengers. Only the first engine made it to the other side just as the bridge began to collapse. The remainder of the train broke away and fell to the bottom of the ravine. About 90 people died; most of them burned alive while trapped inside the crushed cars. Legend says that the ghosts of the victims return to the bottom of the bridge on the anniversary of the disaster.

  • Hower House, Haunted Spots in University of Akron

    Howers House, Akron, Ohio
    The University of Akron is filled with many ghost rumours. Still now some places in there believed as super haunted. In the 1870's, The Howers were one of Akron's most richest family. Owned at that time by John & Susan Howers is presently haunted by a woman's spirit. The spirit is none other than Susan Howers. According to the legends, Susan Howers caught several times his husband cheating on her. Exhausted by grief and betrayal, her mournful soul still roams in the Hower House. Most of the times she scares males in comparing to females.

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