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Muskingum County Ohio Ghosts and Hauntings


Muskingum County, Ohio Ghosts


The Y Bridge
Zanesville, Ohio

For years, ghostly bangs and rattles filled the homes of people living near the Y-bridge. Some believed it was the sound of old Doc Fowler running across the old bridge in his carriage, who on a fateful night trying to come to the aid of a patient, drove his team of horses over the bridge and drowned.


The Musgingum Y Bridge


Stone Academy
Zanesville, Oh 43701

Haunted by a man who dared to escape slavery, but died in his quest.


Stone Academy Zanesville ohio


Moxahala Cemetery
Zanesville, OH 43701

Haunted by a young woman whose body was stolen by grave robbing medical students who were under the tutelage of a local physician. Her body was found in a nearby barn, her feet sticking out of the hay. No one was ever convicted of the crime, although some believed the local doctor was involved. Her body was never recovered. Her spirit remains unaccounted for.


Moxahala Cemetery Zanesville Ohio


Convent of St. Thomas
Zanesville, OH 43702

Shadows have been seen inside the building.


Convent of St Thomas


Saint Matthews Episcopal Cemetery
Stone Church Rd

Adamsville, OH 43802

People who visit here get a feeling of being watched.  The apparition of a caretaker is said to approach people from the far side, walking toward cars, then vanishes.


Saint Matthews Episcopal Cemetery


Prospect Place
Trinway, OH 43842

In this house, that can be rented for ghost hunting, people have seen full body apparitions, heard footsteps and more. At least three ghosts are said to haunt the home.


Prospect Place in Trinway Ohio


Siesta Motel
Norwich, OH 43767

Haunted by an angry man who stayed at the motel. Ghostly crying and laughter have been heard within the walls.


Siesta Motel


Stumpy's Hollow
Norwich,OH 43767

The little ravine behind the church is home to Ohio's Headless Horseman - Nicknamed Stumpy, a headless man appeared in the ravine at night to frighten those walking the roadway in the 19th century. Some said it was the ghost of Christopher Baldwin a librarian who was killed in a stage coach accident (Ohio's first road fatality) not far away in town.


Stumpy's Hollow