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Washington County Ohio Ghosts and Hauntings


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Here are a couple ghost stories from Marietta and Washington County. You can find more along with a Marietta walking tour in this book:

Little Book of Marietta Ghosts by Jannette Quackenbush


Anchorage House
Marietta, OH 45750

Anchorage House was built by Douglas Putnam for his bride, Eliza, who died three years after it was built in 1862. She has been seen staring out the windows.


Achorage House, Washington County, ohio


Lafayette Hotel
Marietta, OH 45750

Durwood Hoag was only eighteen when he first started working at the hotel his father managed in 1918. As time passed, the two were able to buy enough stock to purchase and incorporate the property. After his father’s death, Durwood continued to operate the hotel until 1973.  His ghost, now, has been seen on the third floor. Chairs and other furniture have been moved.


Lafayette Hotel Washington County, ohio