Nelsonville Ohio Ghosts and Hauntings

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Doctors Hospital

1950 Mount Saint Marys Drive
Nelsonville, OH 45764
39.463272, -82.243124
Haunted by a nun who disappears into a mist just after being seen in the hallway. The scent of roses lingers in the air.


Doctor's Hospital Ghost - Nelsonville, Ohio


Airplane Hollow
Jacobs Road
Nelsonville, OH 45764

On May 17th of 1941, a twin engine military plane wrecked near Nelsonville, Ohio. All 5 men aboard the plane died in the crash. Now, screams and wails can be heard at the site.

Wayne National Forest Rules apply:

Wayne National Forest
13700 US Highway 33
Nelsonville, OH 45764
(740) 753-0101


Airplane Hollow Ghosts


Fort Street Cemetery
187 Fort St
 Nelsonville, OH 45764
A wispy form leaves the cemetery gates and disappears along the sidewalk.



Fort Street Cemetery



Stuart's Opera House
52 Public Square
Nelsonville, Ohio 45764
39.455167, −82.225650
Built in 1879, the opera house remained in business until 1924. It closed and reopened again in 1977. Rumors of a ghost have persisted over the years by staff of something haunting the stage area  which include hearing voices, whispers and feeling gentle touches.


Stuart's Opera House


Nelsonville Public Libary
95 W. Washington
, OH 45764
The elevator has been known to run on its own and things have moved when no one was around.



Anthony Cabin
Hocking College
3301 Hocking Parkway
Nelsonville OH 45764

The ghosts of the former family who lived in the cabin before it was moved to Hocking College property haunts the old log cabin. Knocks, bangs and talking have been heard around and inside the building even before it was placed on the grounds.