with Author, Jannette Quackenbush

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

Lorain County, Ohio

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

 

Ghost Stories and Local Legends:

Gore Orphanage

Swift Mansion - (Gore Orphanage) Light and Hope Orphanage Amherst, OH 44001

Haunted by the children from the home and from an orphanage once located on the property who took in orphans only to use them as indentured servents in a printing factory and rented out to local farms.

Crybaby Bridge

Crybaby Bridge Vermilion, OH 44089

The cries of a baby can be heard coming from the bridge. Children's handprints have been found on windows and doors after visitors crossing the bridge leave.