October 03, 2016

18 Haunted Roadtrip Destinations Within 4 Hours of Cleveland

When the typical haunted house won't do.

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Chestnut Grove Cemetery in Ashtabula - The memorial site for the Ashtabula River train disaster in 1876 that killed 92 people is said to have strange floating orbs between graves and shadows of those who died.
Chestnut Grove Cemetery in Ashtabula - The memorial site for the Ashtabula River train disaster in 1876 that killed 92 people is said to have strange floating orbs between graves and shadows of those who died.
The Franklin Castle in Cleveland is rumored to have the presence of several spiritual beings inside, as well as a spot for Nazi research experiments and possibly body parts buried on site.
The Franklin Castle in Cleveland is rumored to have the presence of several spiritual beings inside, as well as a spot for Nazi research experiments and possibly body parts buried on site.
Gore Orphanage in Vermilion - Legend has it in the 1800s, a fire killed several children and an adult who all now continue to haunt the site. Historians have concluded that such an orphanage has never existed, though visitors continue to report hearing children crying and screaming on site.
Gore Orphanage in Vermilion - Legend has it in the 1800s, a fire killed several children and an adult who all now continue to haunt the site. Historians have concluded that such an orphanage has never existed, though visitors continue to report hearing children crying and screaming on site.
Green Man's Tunnel in Pittsburgh - Alternately known as "Charlie No-Face," the Green Man is said to have been an electrical worker who was in an accident that melted his face and killed him. His ghost has subsequently been seen near the site of the accident which is thought to have occurred in one of Pennsylvania's abandoned railroad tunnels.
Green Man's Tunnel in Pittsburgh - Alternately known as "Charlie No-Face," the Green Man is said to have been an electrical worker who was in an accident that melted his face and killed him. His ghost has subsequently been seen near the site of the accident which is thought to have occurred in one of Pennsylvania's abandoned railroad tunnels.
Helltown, Ohio - Haunted, or not? While many visitors continue to report ghost sightings in Helltown, government eminent domain is mostly responsible for the abandoned structures. It still has major creep factor regardless though.
Helltown, Ohio - Haunted, or not? While many visitors continue to report ghost sightings in Helltown, government eminent domain is mostly responsible for the abandoned structures. It still has major creep factor regardless though.
Mooney's Mansion in Columbus - Legend says a man decapitated his wife, hung his two children and himself on a bridge right above Wallahalla Road. Visitors say late at night you can still see him and his children hanging from the bridge, and his wife’s head rolling in the yard.
Mooney's Mansion in Columbus - Legend says a man decapitated his wife, hung his two children and himself on a bridge right above Wallahalla Road. Visitors say late at night you can still see him and his children hanging from the bridge, and his wife’s head rolling in the yard.
Moonville Tunnel in McArthur - Deep within the woods near Lake Hope State Park, the supposedly haunted Moonville Tunnel is one of the few reminders of the small mining town of Moonville which has otherwise disappeared from the map.
Moonville Tunnel in McArthur - Deep within the woods near Lake Hope State Park, the supposedly haunted Moonville Tunnel is one of the few reminders of the small mining town of Moonville which has otherwise disappeared from the map.
Prince Demetrius Gallitzin Crypt in Loretto, PA - In a small underground crypt in the Allegheny Mountains lie the mortal remains of a fascinating Russian prince, priest and paranormal investigator who came to America in 1792. A ghost wielding scissors and often cuts half-moon shapes into clothing and other fabrics is said to have haunted the site.
Prince Demetrius Gallitzin Crypt in Loretto, PA - In a small underground crypt in the Allegheny Mountains lie the mortal remains of a fascinating Russian prince, priest and paranormal investigator who came to America in 1792. A ghost wielding scissors and often cuts half-moon shapes into clothing and other fabrics is said to have haunted the site.
Prospect Place in Trinway - Visitors often reports seeing shapes and shadows in photos taken at Prospect Place, as well as glowing orbs.
Prospect Place in Trinway - Visitors often reports seeing shapes and shadows in photos taken at Prospect Place, as well as glowing orbs.
Screaming Tunnel in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario - While some would say that this arched stone tunnel running beneath the Grand Trunk railroad tracks in Niagara Falls is just that, but for those with ghost stories dancing around in their fevered imaginations the dark passage is haunted by the screams of a girl who died more than a century ago. There are various legends on the story, the most popular being that the girl died after running away from a fire with lit clothing.
Screaming Tunnel in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario - While some would say that this arched stone tunnel running beneath the Grand Trunk railroad tracks in Niagara Falls is just that, but for those with ghost stories dancing around in their fevered imaginations the dark passage is haunted by the screams of a girl who died more than a century ago. There are various legends on the story, the most popular being that the girl died after running away from a fire with lit clothing.