with Author, Jannette Quackenbush

Explore your county. Discover the folklore. Find your scary place.

Athens County, Ohio

Ghost stories and legends from around Ohio. Find your scary place.


Ghost Stories and Local Legends:

Millfield Mine Disaster Area

Millfield Mine Disaster Area Millfield, OH 45761

Millfield Mine area has been known to rumble beneath the feet as a reminder of the explosion that killed 82 men November 5, 1930.

Athens Lunatic Asylum

Athens Lunatic Asylum Now Lin Hall of Ohio University Athens, OH 45701

Faces of those who once called this hospital home have been seen in the windows of Athens Asylum. Voices, footsteps and chatter are heard within the walls.

Strouds Run State Park

Strouds Run State Park Athens, OH 45701

The last buffalo in Ohio were killed here and their ghosts haunt the shores.