Haunted Ohio IV: Restless Spirits

Haunted Ohio IV: Restless Spirits

Haunted Ohio IV: Restless Spirits

Title: Haunted Ohio IV: Restless Spirits

Author: Chris Woodyard
ISBN: 0-962847259
Publisher: Kestrel Publications, 1811 Stonewood Drive, Dayton, OH 45432-4002, 937 426-5110
Publication Date: September 1997
Pages: 224 (xii + 212)
Retail Price: $12.95

Features: Annotated bibliography, general index, index of stories by county, addresses of sites open to the publi

Blurb: Ohio proves it is truly “The Haunt of It All” in this return to the popular Haunted Ohio series. You just can’t keep a good ghost down and the author has unearthed over 100 more spirited tales from around the state including “Mistress Suzanne,” a murdered bride who showed a honeymooning couple to their room, the “pasta-geist,” who craved raw macaroni, “Bernie,” the ghost with an attitude problem, and a phantom train still rushing to its fiery doom.

Stories from the following Ohio counties: Adams, Allen, Ashland, Ashtabula, Athens, Auglaize, Belmont, Brown, Butler, Champaign, Clark, Clinton, Columbiana, Crawford, Cuyahoga, Darke, Delaware, Erie, Franklin, Fulton, Gallia, Geauga, Greene, Guernsey, Hamilton, Hancock, Harrison, Henry, Highland, Hocking, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Knox, Lake, Licking, Logan, Madison, Marion, Medina, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Monroe, Ottawa, Pickaway, Pike, Preble, Putnam, Ross, Sandusky, Scioto, Seneca, Shelby, Summit, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, Van Wert, Vinton, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Williams, Wood.

Table of Contents

  • Prelude: Dead Man Walking
  1. Houses of Horror: Places you wouldn’t want to live
  2. Haunted Highways: Highway and transport ghosts
  3. You Always Haunt the One You Love: Ghostly relatives
  4. The Can-Do Spirit: Helpful ghosts
  5. Ghosts that Would Crack a Mirror: Ugly apparitions and hostile hauntings
  6. Lions and Tigers and Scares, Oh My!: Strange and ghostly animals
  7. Possessed Possessions: Objects with something extra
  8. They’re Baaaaack: Return to Haunted Ohio
  9. A Ghostly Miscellany: A potpourri of poltergeists
  10. Doom at the Inn: More haunted inns and taverns
  11. A Séance of Spooks: Multiple hauntings
  12. Ghosts of the Living: Doppelgangers and Vardogers
  13. Murder Most Phantom: Ghostly murder victims
  14. Working-Class Stiffs: More ghosts in the workplace
  15. “You Can Call Me George”: The ghost at the Masonic Temple
  • Appendix 1: Fright Bites: More mini-tales of the macabre
  • Appendix 2: Haunted Places: Sites open to the public
  • More Ghostly Tales
  • References
  • Index, general and by location