Belmont County Ohio Ghosts and Hauntings - Louisa Fox Murder Site


 

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Louisa Catherine Fox Murder Site
35615 Starkey Rd Barnesville, OH 43713
40.104476,-81.174702

On a cold day in January  of 1869, 13 year old Louisa Fox was murdered by a would-be suitor (Thomas Carr) because her parents forbade her marriage to the 22 year old coalminer.  Her ghost has been seen at the murder site along with Carr who confessed and was hanged. 

Belmont Newspaper ARticle Louisa Fox Murder

 

 

Louisa Catherine Fox Murder Site - Belmont County, Ohio

Louisa Fox Murder Site Marker

 

Strange mist working its way across the old orchard lot where Louisa Fox was murdered. Click images for larger view.

Lousa Fox Murder Site - Misty Ghost-like Haze

Lousa Fox Murder Site - Misty Ghost-like Haze

 

 

Louisa Fox Murder Site