Rolling Hills. On May 5, 2007 a friend and I visited Rolling Hills, the former Genesee County Home, in East Bethany, New York.
We were there for one of the organized ghost hunts. I took way too many photos, so I have divided them into the following sections: A brief history of the building: Rolling Hills was opened in 1827 as a poor house. Many people lived there, including those who were elderly, insane, orphans, transients, and anyone else who was unable to support or care for themselves. Prospect Place. On September 20, 2003 my mom and I visited Prospect Place in Trinway, Ohio.
We were there for one of the ghost hunts. On November 14, 2003 I went on my second Prospect Place ghost hunt, and on March 25, 2006 I went on my third hunt at the mansion. On May 26, 2007 I attended my fourth ghost hunt at Prospect Place. As usual, I took too many photos, so I have divided them into the following sections: Golden Lamb. Click on any of the titles in the option box below to view the picture: The Golden Lamb is located at 27 South Broadway in Lebanon, Ohio.
You can find directions and information about the inn/restaurant by visiting their website: The Golden Lamb was founded in 1803, which makes it two hundred years old! It's Ohio's oldest operational inn. Several famous, well known people have stayed at the Golden Lamb, including Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Daniel Webster, and Lord Stanly, who became one of England's Prime Ministers.
The most famous ghost of the Golden Lamb is a little girl named Sarah. Beaver Creek State Park. Click on any of the titles in the option box below to view the photo: Beaver Creek State Park is located at 12021 Echo Dell Road in East Liverpool, Ohio (Columbiana County).
Beaver Creek State Park is a beautiful place to visit. There are many hiking and horse trails, as well as some restored cabins and a mill. But my main reason for visiting was ghost hunting! Beaver Creek State Park is home to MANY ghost stories. Burnside Bridge. Click on any of the titles in the option box below to view the picture: The Burnside Bridge is part of the Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg, Maryland.
It's not far from MD-65. The fighting that took place at the Burnside Bridge was towards the end of the Battle of Antietam on September 17, 1862. General Burnside and 12,000 Union soldiers under his command had been trying to cross the bridge for over three hours. Devil's Den. Click on any of the titles in the option box below to view the picture: Devil's Den is located within the Gettysburg National Battlefield in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Devil's Den got it's name before the Civil War battle in July 1863. Supposedly locals named it after a very large snake who lived there that they were never able to capture. Fort Pulaski. Click on any of the titles in the option box below to view the photo:Click here to view photos of the Fort Pulaski Cemetery Fort Pulaski is located off US-80 outside Savannah, Georgia.
Fort Pulaski is owned and maintained by the National Park Service. Fayette County Courthouse. Click on any of the titles in the option box below to view the photo: The Fayette County Courthouse is located off the National Road, US 40, in Uniontown, Pennsylvania.
The Fayette County Courthouse is supposedly haunted. Legend has it that they used to hang people from the balcony on the Courthouse's clocktower. Supposedly the last person who was hanged there claimed to be innocent, and he put a curse on the town before he died. Johnston Park/Bridge. Click on any of the titles in the option box below to view the picture: Johnston Park/Bridge is located at the intersection of Clearcreek Road and McDonald Road in Lancaster, Ohio.
It's a little over a mile from Clear Creek Metro Park. It's not too far from Revenge Road, where the old town of Revenge was once located. Lakin Industrial Home for Colored Boys. Update: The Lakin Industrial Home for Colored Boys was purchased by AEP, and the building was demolished in November 2006.
I visited the Lakin Industrial Home for Colored Boys on April 12, 2003. Since there are so many stories, I have the photos on a separate page. Click here to view them. Also, check out the Lakin Industrial Home for Colored Boys page at Abandoned for even more great photos (and lots of information)! Moonville Tunnel. Click on any of the titles in the option box below to view the photo: The Moonville Tunnel is located off Shea Road in the Zaleski Forest in Vinton County. If you'd like directions, click here. O'Flaherty's Irish Channel Pub. Click on any of the titles in the option box below to view the picture: O'Flaherty's Irish Channel Pub is located at 508 Toulouse Street in New Orleans, Louisiana.
O'Flaherty's is haunted by the ghosts of Joseph Wheaton and his mistress Angelique. Back in the early 1800's when the building was still used as a house, a man named Joseph Wheaton lived there with Mary, his wife. Joseph wasn't very loyal to Mary, he had a mistress named Angelique. One night Angelique was over at the Wheaton's house. Where do you want to go? Provost Dungeon. Click on any of the titles in the option box below to view the photo: The Provost Dungeon is located under the Old Exchange Building, which is located at 122 East Bay Street in Charleston, South Carolina. The Provost Dungeon was built in 1781. It has a brick barrel vaulted ceiling that has been standing for many years - it has survived wars and hurricanes. The dungeon was used as a prison, and the conditions were absolutely horrible.
It was cold and damp, and sick people were mixed in with healthy people. Fort Amanda. Click on any of the titles in the option box below to view the photo: Fort Amanda is located on the east side of OH-198, beside Fort Amanda Cemetery, outside Spencerville, Ohio (Auglaize County). Fort Amanda was constructed in October of 1812 by Kentucky troops under the command of Lt. Col. Robert Pogue. It served as a supply base for the War of 1812. Many people believe that Fort Amanda is haunted. Where do you want to go? Wagener Building. Click on any of the titles in the option box below to view the photo: The Wagener Building is located at 161 East Bay Street in Charleston, South Carolina. Today the Wagener Building is home to the Southend Brewery and Smokehouse restaurant, but back in the early 1800's it was home to offices. The office in the corner of the third floor facing East Bay Street was used by a cotton merchant.
This man had borrowed too much money, and he was having debt problems. He finally caught a break and thought he would be able to repay his outstanding bills with a huge cotton shipment. Winding Staircase. Wood County Historical Center and Museum. On June 17, 2005 I met Mike McMaster and his wife for a night tour of the Wood County Historical Center and Museum. I took lots of photos, so I have divided them into the following sections to make it easier to find what you're looking for:
Snow Hill Country Club. Old Town Hall. Alcatraz National Park. Red Brick Tavern. Waverly Hills Sanatorium. On July 23, 2005 my friend Mark and I attended a ghost tour given by the Louisville Ghost Hunter's Society at the historic, haunted Waverly Hills Sanatorium in Louisville, Kentucky. This is by far one of the most haunted places I've EVER visited. In fact, I enjoyed it so much that I made another trip there for a longer hunt on May 9, 2008.
Malabar Farm. On October 10, 2003 I went to Malabar Farm State Park with my parents to see the Ceely Rose play performed by the Mansfield Playhouse. Fort Meigs. Lowell National Historical Park. Nemacolin Castle. Logan County Museum. Fort Necessity. Muriel's Restaurant. Hardin County Armory. Fort Wayne. The Sullivan-Johnson Museum. Gnadenhutten Memorial. Ohio State Reformatory. Tecumseh Theater. Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum. Wright Square. Ohio Penitentiary. Catacombs of Paris. Haunted Catacombs of Paris. Hope Furnace. Haydenville Tunnel. Antietam National Battlefield. HAUNTED PLACES IN CALIFORNIA: OAKLAND - PORTERVILLE. Egypt Valley Wildlife Area.