with Author, Jannette Quackenbush

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

Scioto County, Ohio

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

 

Ghost Stories and Local Legends:

Tinker's Hollow

Shawnee State Forest- Tinker's Hollow West Portsmouth, OH 45663

The body of a dead tinker is said to haunt this dark hollow in Scioto County. His bones were found and were buried, but no one knows how he died or by whose hand. His eerie screeches are heard in the hollow.

White Lady Point

White Lady Point Portsmouth, OH 45663

For over a hundred years, reports have been made of boaters seeing a lady dressed in white with arms held wide atop the high hills outside Portsmouth. She was murdered, but her killers never found.

Portsmouth Brewery

Portsmouth Brewing Company Portsmouth, Ohio

A ghostly figure in a late-1800s fedora has been seen as a misty figure walking along the old bricks of the alleyway between the brewery and the restaurant.