Haunted Ohio V: 200 Years of Ghosts

Haunted Ohio V: 200 Years of Ghosts

Haunted Ohio V: 200 Years of Ghosts

Title: Haunted Ohio V: 200 Years of Ghosts

Author: Chris Woodyard
ISBN: 0-962847283 trade PB
0-962847275 library binding
Publisher: Kestrel Publications, 1811 Stonewood Drive, Dayton, OH 45432-4002, 937 426-5110
Publication Date: September 2003
Pages: 230 (x + 212 + 8 pp photos)
Retail Price: $12.95 trade PB $15.95 library bindin

Features: 8 pp of b&w photographs, bibliography, general index, index of stories by county, addresses of sites open to the public

Blurb: In honor of Ohio’s BOO-centennial year, the author of the Haunted Ohio series brings you over 800 all-new tales from haunt-spots around the state from Adena to Zoar. You’ll meet the ghosts of the Indian martyrs of Gnadenhutten, a spectral soldier from the siege of Fort Meigs, the phantom Phoebe, keeping an eye on the canal boats at Roscoe Village, the African-American ghosts of Prospect Place, a stop on the Underground Railroad, and many other tales that reflect the history as well as the ghostly lore of the Buckeye State

Stories from the following Ohio counties: Adams, Ashtabula, Athens, Belmont, Clark, Clermont, Clinton, Coshocton, Crawford, Cuyahoga, Darke, Erie, Fairfield, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Guernsey, Hamilton, Hardin, Henry, Highland, Jefferson, Lake, Lawrence, Logan, Lorain, Lucas, Madison, Marion, Montgomery, Morgan, Muskingum, Paulding, Pickaway, Pike, Portage, Putnam, Richland, Ross, Shelby, Stark, Summit, Tuscarawas, Union, Van Wert, Warren, Wood.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Prelude: The Skull Beneath the Skin
  1. Disease and Disaster: The ghosts of tragedies past
  2. Dining with the Dead: Haunted restaurants and bars
  3. The Final Station: Ghosts of the Underground Railroad
  4. Phantoms of the Furniture: And other eerie objects
  5. Ghosts Along the Maumee: Phantoms of Fort Meigs
  6. Dead Zones: They live again…
  7. Stage Frights: Theatre ghosts and film phantoms
  8. Polt-pourri: Assorted apparitions and brief encounters
  9. Trading in Terror: Haunted businesses
  10. Haunts from History: Historical homes and museum ghosts
  11. The Horrors of Homicide: Ghostly echoes of murder
  12. The Saddest Place in Ohio: Gnadenhutten
  • Appendix 1: Fright Bites: Still more mini-tales of the macabre
  • Appendix 2: Haunted Places: Sites open to the public
  • Index, General and by location