Ghost Hunter’s Guide to Haunted Ohio – NOW OUT OF PRINT

Ghost Hunter's Guide to Haunted Ohio Book Cover


Author: Chris Woodyard
ISBN: 0-962847267
Publisher: Kestrel Publications, 1811 Stonewood Drive, Dayton, OH 45432-4002, 937 426-5110
Publication Date: September 2000
Pages: 224 (x + 212)
Retail Price: $16.95

Features: Four-color cover, b&w photographs throughout, bibliography, general index, index of stories by county, addresses of sites open to the public, list of Ohio ghost tours, appendix of ghost-hunting tips.

Blurb: Chris Woodyard, author of the popular Haunted Ohio series, takes you on a terrifying tour of Boo-tiful Ohio’s public haunt-spots. Meet the solitary spirits of “The Hole” at Mansfield’s gothic Ohio State Reformatory. Sit down to lunch with a ghostly little girl at The Golden Lamb in Lebanon. View the treasures at Cincinnati’s Taft Museum of Art with Annie Taft as your ghostly guide. Check out a haunted library roamed by the spirit of a disemboweled doctor. Or spend a restless night at a haunted inn in a room with a boo…. From friendly to fearsome, these are chilling stories of places you can visit—if you dare.

Stories from the following Ohio counties: Clermont, Crawford, Cuyahoga, Franklin, Geauga, Hamilton, Licking, Lucas, Medina, Montgomery, Ottawa, Perry, Richland, Ross Warren, Washington, Wood.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  1. One Thousand Souls: Ohio State Reformatory, Mansfield
  2. Phantoms at the Folly: Promont, Milford
  3. Ghosts at the Sign of the Golden Lamb: The Golden Lamb, Lebanon
  4. Portrait of a Lady: The Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati
  5. And They Call the Ghost Mariah: Clay Haus, Somerset
  6. The Pool Room: Maumee Bay Brewing Company, Toledo
  7. Back! By Popular Demand! Mid-Ohio Valley Players Theatre, Marietta
  8. Ancestral Haunts: Patterson Homestead, Dayton
  9. Spooks at Spitzer: Spitzer House Bed & Breakfast, Medina
  10. The Fabric of Time: Stitches in Time Vintage Clothing, Plymouth
  11. Three Eerie Pieces: Punderson Manor House, Central Ohio Fire Museum, Brownella Cottage
  12. The Spirit of the House, Oak Hill Cottage, Mansfield
  13. My Otherworld and Welcome To It: Thurber House, Columbus
  14. A Room with a Boo: Old Stone House, Marblehead
  15. The City of the Dead: Hopewell Historical Site, Chillicothe
  16. Little Cat Feet: Buxton Inn, Granville
  17. Tom, Death, and Harry: Crosskeys Tavern, Chillicothe
  18. Esprit de Corps: Grays Armory, Cleveland
  19. In Memoriam: Memorial Hall, Dayton
  20. The Museum Time Forgot: Mansfield Memorial Museum, Mansfield
  21. A Spirit Rises: Victoria Theatre, Dayton
  22. Two Spirited Women: Kelton House, Columbus
  23. The Undertaker’s Revenge: Briggs Lawrence Public Library, Ironton
  24. Blessed are the Poor in Spirit: Wood County Historical Museum/Center, Bowling Green
  • Appendix 1 – Bring Out Your Dead: Haunted tours in Ohio
  • Appendix 2 – Wild Ghost Chase: How to haunt ghosts
  • Appendix 3 – Other Haunted Places in Ohio You can Visit
  • More Ghostly Guide Books
  • References
  • Index, general and by county