The Old Combs School was used for many years. Closed down in the early 1970's for the new school that is still used today. The old abandoned school is on a hill above the new school. It's been told you can hear kids talking, teachers still give kids the lessons. Walking can be heard in the old halls, lights seen and sights of someone in windows. The school was kindergarten to the 8th grade. It is thought principal Spicer, who died in the late 60's or early 70's, still is on the job today. The building is in poor shape and not to safe anymore. After all, that’s why it was abandoned that long ago.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Water faucets coming on and off. Televisions in classrooms blinking on and off with no intentions. Bats and crows (blackbirds) coming in and out of the windows, or sitting on the windowsills. It is a place that is dark and damp anyways, but the strange Phenomena that goes on is still horrifying.
About 50 years ago when this building was being built, one of the workers who was building the stairs that go up to the ambulance service, beside the police department fell, crashing to his death. The other workers were afraid that they would be blamed for his death, so they buried him under the stairs where his remains are still said to be. At night you can hear things coming from the stairs, there are cold spots and sometimes when watching movies certain scenes are fast forwarded.
Reports of an overwhelming feeling of evil. Mist have been seen rising from some of the graves in the cemetery behind the church. Voices that were not heard by the people visiting the area have been picked on voice recorders. Orbs have also been seen in the church, in the cemetery and in the wooded area surrounding the church. It was burnt down last month by 2 kids.
Butler Hall, has had strange noises in the middle of the night and footsteps in empty rooms. And TV`s and computers turn on by themselves. It is said to be haunted by three resident that have lived then died in the building previous years. Waterfield Hall, On the Third floor in room 358 you can hear screams, TV goes and off and the door to the room and stairs open by themselves. Nunn Hall, A ghost of a former student named Penelope, is said to haunt Nunn Hall. Penelope is said to be seen late at night and in the early morning hours. She plays with lights and televisions, turning them on and off. The story of Penelope is that she was dating someone her parents did not approve of and she became pregnant by him. Unable to tell her parents about the pregnancy, she jumped from the ninth floor, falling to a tragic death.
A man named Carl is rumored to haunt this business. Years ago, this Mr. Gatti's was a saloon and Carl was shot in the head by an jealous man in the old apartment above the store. Employees have reported seeing strange figures moving around the store, mostly during closing hours. Also voices and noises have been heard in the office area. The strangest of all, is employees finding evidence that a game back in the game room has just recently been played when there has not been a customer for hours.
Monday, May 4, 2015
West Jessamine High School There is an old family cemetery on the grounds. It is enclosed by an old rock wall. The football field was also used as a mass grave during a cholera epidemic. It is also said that three women were hung on a tree in the old family cemetery. They had been accused of witchcraft. Teachers have told of hearing a woman humming while walking the halls. Also the smell of rose perfume will suddenly overtake a room. If you visit the school after dark you may see shadow figures in the old cemetery. If you leave your car and go down to the cemetery your car will start by itself and the lights will go on and off. Custodians have also told of seeing three ladies, all dressed in red walking side by side in the halls at night.
Monday, April 20, 2015
There is an old family cemetery on the grounds. It is enclosed by an old rock wall. The football field was also used as a mass grave during a cholera epidemic. It is also said that three women were hung on a tree in the old family cemetery. They had been accused of witchcraft. Teachers have told of hearing a woman humming while walking the halls. Also the smell of rose perfume will suddenly overtake a room. If you visit the school after dark you may see shadow figures in the old cemetery. If you leave your car and go down to the cemetery your car will start by itself and the lights will go on and off. Custodians have also told of seeing three ladies, all dressed in red walking side by side in the halls at night.
Friday, April 17, 2015
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
The Ramada Inn was built on haunted grounds. The once place called Bristle Buck. At the Ramada, employees have had firsthand experience at haunting. In the kitchen pans will come flying from off the wall at whoever. Late at night in the atrium there have been the footsteps of a woman in high heels heard, this is every night. You don't want to go into one of the banquet rooms alone, you will feel as if someone is behind you.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Bullock Funeral Home Of all the places to be haunted, can you imagine? A former student of the local mortuary college, who lived in the building had a massive heart attack on the landing to the second floor. He died there on the landing. for some time now, there have been strange occurrences happening after this incident, i.e. noises and appearances. The ghost of "Roy" has been seen walking around inside the place by several employees. Others have reported sensing an "energy" while working in the funeral home.
Monday, April 6, 2015
The Madison Theater in Covington is frequented with glimpses of spectral figures in the corner of the eyes or in reflections, footsteps, light switches turn themselves on, and occasionally a loud noise as of something heavy being dropped to the ground and dragged across the floor on the ground level.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Cody Road is a winding country road that passes under a railroad bridge. Local people say that a woman, killed by a train years ago still haunts the site. Also a family of 4 were driving along and the creek was up and they tried to cross but it took they're car and they died back there. It was a Father, Mother, and two daughters. that is the reason they have the signs up about the road closed during high waters. You can hear speaking and screams there. feel free to email me on this site.
Monday, March 30, 2015
In the back if the Allendale trailer park in Elsmere, KY, There is a train tunnel back in the woods. Many years ago a man hung himself on the edge of the top of this tunnel. There is a hook that still sticks out of the concrete where he tied this rope. But people who have seen an apparition hanging and sometimes walking inside the tunnel. feel free to email me on this site.
Friday, March 27, 2015
Cushing Hall, Andersen Science Center, Grady Nutt Athletic Center, many students and staff have encountered many strange happenings throughout campus such as ripped bed sheets, heartbeats coming from the vents in the showers, books falling off shelves, locked dorm rooms suddenly unlocking, nightmare involving an old lady, sightings of an old lady, voices coming from empty rooms, bathroom stalls opening and closing without anyone being in them and a lot more. Campus police have also reported strange occurrences this place really seems to be a hot spot.Lilly Hall Second Floor Suite Strange and unusual noises have been heard from this room. There is a mechanical room in the back where scratching and moaning take place at night. The girls that live there have saw shadows of an unknown figure.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Something follows you. Its footsteps move as you do, and stop when you do, yet this unseen thing moves very fast. You can feel its sense of urgency, and the steps crunch over the ground, as if it's agitated. When it starts this, you standing there cringing, just certain something is going to knock you down from behind, but the steps just stop abruptly and don't start back up until you begin walking again. When you step outside of the gate, the sounds of the footsteps stop.
Monday, March 23, 2015
Financial Aid office Many people in the Financial Aid office have witnessed doors opening, closing, locking, and unlocking. Some have said that they have seen a woman. The office was once a house. The woman died in that house of mysterious causes. Pfeiffer Hall, room 245 there is said to be a ghost of a student that attended Union College in the 1960`s. His name was James Garner and he was a football and basketball player at Union. James was about 6`4 or so and weighed about 250. Records say that he fell from his 2nd floor window while trying to close it on a cool night. The date of his death was have said to been on October 30, 1963. Sources say that if you go to the room around midnight and open the window, that James ghost will shut it. Many sightings have been reported.
Friday, March 20, 2015
Diamond Ridge Irish Creek For years many of the local people have reported a noise in the woods. If you walk down a particular stretch of the road you can hear something walking with you. A very religious lady, not from the area, said it is the devil himself. She says he walks the ridge. This area has a unusual amount of murders and suicides reported in and near it.
Monday, March 16, 2015
This Old school was closed down last year. Because it became in such bad need of repairs, it was no big thing at first. All the equipment was removed, and the students were moved to a new school some 15 miles away. After a while lights begin to be seen late at night. While there is no power at all in the old school, and if you stop on the highway that runs close by it, you can still hear the voices of students and teachers. Sometimes late at night, especial if it's raining, a lone figure of a man can be seen walking the school grounds. They say it is the ghost of the man that donated the land for the school. They say that he is very unhappy that his school has been closed down, and that all of the children are gone. If you don`t move on soon, he will begin to walk toward your car. With a wicked look on his face, he wants to make sure that nothing happens to his school. After all he loved kids, that's why he gave the land for a school in the first place.
Friday, March 13, 2015
Their used to be downstairs bathrooms in the school back in the late 1900`s, but after many reports on a baby crying down there. Due to the need for new bathrooms, more where built up stairs, and the bottom one sealed off. Now at night you can hear a baby crying and the sound of an older woman, thought to be the mother, saying, "LET ME OUT", and beating on the floorboards.
Monday, March 9, 2015
Back in the old days where a area is at use to be called graveyard holler. There are 3 graveyards on this site, and some of the graves date back to the Civil War. If you go into the woods, you can sometimes hear noises like gun shots firing when no one is in the woods then you can see what looks to be civil war dressed men running and disappearing.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Their used to be downstairs bathrooms in the school back in the late 1900`s, but after many reports on a baby crying down there, and due to the need for new bathrooms more where built up stairs and the bottom one sealed off. Now at night you can hear a baby crying and the sound of an older woman, thought to be the mother, saying, "LET ME OUT", and beating on the floorboards.
Monday, March 2, 2015
The Cumberland Marine Hospital Mill Street near the school. Used to be a hospital during the war and people came from all over to see a face in one of the windows that resembled the likeness of God. A storm shattered the window, but people have heard soldiers screaming on certain nights because they use to do amputations and sometimes the people would die.
Friday, February 27, 2015
This house shares ground with a neighboring cemetery, and thus has some tie to the graveyard. Several years ago a girl was struck by lightning in the tower. On stormy nights her shadow appears inside the window when the lightning shines against it. Because it drew so many onlookers over the years the windows were painted over. But that did not stop people from coming. Nor did it stop the girl’s ghost from appearing inside the window on stormy nights.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
There was a 16 year old girl raped and murdered near the Four Mile bridge, they call her little Egypt, if you go to the bridge on a rainy night right before dark call her name three times crack the two front windows she will come into the car as a puff of wind, and ride with you to see if you are the people that killed her, if not she will get out. They say if you don't crack the windows she can't get out and she will wreck the car.
She was killed on the old bridge and thrown over yes different people experience different things but go at night late stop on bridge open passenger door of your car wait ,if she comes your seat will sink you can see it close the door and drive on four mile but if you stop open door the seat will rise as if someone unseen is getting out your fine but drive past the spot where the old pillars were and you will experience problems some have wrecked been bitten scratched try it but the pillars were at the entrance to their farm the home sat back off the road was torn down ten years or so ago now there's five or six houses on the land on the right driveway entrance pillars had Egypt on them and was the family name they bulldozed them when they were clearing to build.
Monday, February 23, 2015
An apparition haunts the 16th floor of Keene hall at Eastern Kentucky University. A student in his early twenties, late teens, committed suicide from the top floor of the University's dorm hall over a distraught fight with his girlfriend. Feelings of being watched, girls would wake up in the middle of the night and see a man in the room, then they would look twice then nothing was there, weird sounds. Very creepy if you're up there alone.
Friday, February 20, 2015
The Civil War emancipationist, Cassius M. Clay, one of his daughters, one of his sons, and a black servant, haunt the mansion. There have been sightings of Master Clay passing back and forth in front of the top middle window (the nursery), waiting for his ex-wife and children to return. June 2005 Update: The Curator at White Hall State Historic Site reports: It is possible that a daughter and son are at White Hall, as numerous incidents site a woman and a little boy. A baby most certainly resides in the mansion. On two separate occasions, in two different seasons, tour guides have heard a baby laughing. Another guide had a small child on her tour remark about seeing babies in the house. The story of Clay passing before the "top middle window" (which, incidentally is the third floor hallway, and not a nursery) is a story that the works say they never heard of or experienced at this site. It is doubtful that Cassius would have waited for his ex-wife and children, more likely they would be waiting for him, as he spent a great deal of time away from home campaigning, fighting in the Mexican War, as ambassador to Russia, and in general making a spectacle of himself. In addition to sightings of a lady (although we call her "the lady in black," she is rather stylish and tends to change her clothes, the Curator’s husband has seen her in blue), music has been heard in the mansion (of the piano and music box variety) as well as footsteps. At times one can also smell candles, perfume, apple pie, bourbon and bacon.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Friday, February 13, 2015
Many people go to a place called frozen. Ghosts have been seen in the halls of this old abandoned school and mental institution. It has been said that many years ago children drowned in the cellar of this old school. Several people say that they have heard cries of young children and have even seen them. It has been said that you will see and hear terrifying things.
It used to be a school. You can go there and feel like you are being watched, the laughter of little kids and in the third building you can feel heat as you go up the stairs to the punishment rooms. Some have even seen red glowing eyes in the upstairs. There is also what seems to be a small chapel that has an above ground basement that sits out in a field. The basement is filled with black mud like substance. If viewed from above it has a whirlpool design to it.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Then the Bradford family came in 1803 and decided to start a grist mill thereby getting the name Bradford's Mill to replace Centerville because the first settlers thought that the point the two rivers joined was the center of the state of Kentucky.
In 1836 Dr. Rose and a group petitioned the state to let Bradfordsville become a city incorporated. The state agreed in General Assembly to this in January 30, 1836, Dr. Rose is buried in a cemetery in Fairview Court of Bradfordsville--his son Uriah became an envoy for President Teddy Roosevelt to Brussells and later established the Rose Law Firm that Hilary Rodham Clinton worked for in Little Rock Arkansas. A bust of Uriah is in Statuary Hall of the US Capitol in Washington, D.C.
The house has been deserted for at least a hundred years, however at night a piano can be heard playing, and sometimes you can hear a baby cry.
Friday, February 6, 2015
The house was moved from Old Lick Creek after a family died of cholera in the 1800's. The house had figurines that swayed more than 45 degrees off their setting, sounds of walking throughout the house, a three pound knocking was heard every night for 30 minutes beginning at 7:30 p.m. Sounds of clearing the throat from someone who was not there. Sounds of mirrors falling and crashing and no evidence of such happenings.
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
The story goes that an old man and woman lived in a house near this cemetery and a cult was doing some funny business in a nearby barn one night. The old man did not return from checking out the strange happenings so the old woman went down to check on him and found him hung. The barn is still there. The house the old couple lived in is gone now, but a new house was trying to be built by a new couple and mysteriously fell down on the first try. When the tombstone is glowing the old man is inside the old barn waiting on the cult members who killed him to come back so he can extract his revenge.
Monday, February 2, 2015
Small family cemetery, upon entering the gate white mists appear along with black mists. An image of a lady in white warning people not to enter. Black mist follows you around until you exit the gate. Strange noises, blood curling screams are heard while visiting. when entering the gate winds pick up cold chills all around and mysterious shapes moving around. It is said that at the center of cemetery there is a glowing cross on a tree, only to be seen late at night.
Monday, January 26, 2015
Located at the north end of 4th street, Abandoned since the early 1980`s. People who live near it have said they have often seen strange lights in the windows and heard infant’s cries. Also some have claimed to see a figure standing in the last window on the third floor both day and night. Others who have been inside since its closing have noticed an old stretcher that seems to move on its own, others have said to have been followed by shadows accompanied by voices and the feeling of being watched. Others have claimed to see doctors in the halls and heard the cries of past patients. Red glowing eyes and what seems to be some sort of dog that seems to be chasing something have been seen, also cold spots and children playing in the waiting rooms. In the basement and all over the building are strange markings as if they are warnings of some kind, anyone who goes in, walks past, or drives by have said they felt sick and a threatening hostility. It is believed to haunt the entire town.
Friday, January 23, 2015
Located just down the Ohio River from Cincinnati, the Washington Opera House of Maysville, Kentucky, has seen its share of drama and tragedy, both onstage and off. The theater tradition in Mason County dates back over two centuries. Performances at the Washington, Kentucky, “Court House” were announced in the local newspaper, complete with play titles, performance dates and prices – the first record of a stage performance west of the Allegheny Mountains. By 1817, a theater had been built in nearby Maysville at the corner of Second Street and Fish Street, now Wall Street.
In April 1850, a fire destroyed most of West Second Street, taking with it, among other buildings, the original theater and the Presbyterian Church, known as the Old Blue Church. The church congregation decided to relocate to Third Street, and The Opera House, a very elegant theater, was built on the lot they left vacant. At this time, two fire companies were formed, one named the Washington Fire Company, in the hopes another disaster of the fire’s magnitude could be avoided.
Unfortunately, fire struck again on January 30, 1898, and The Opera House was gutted. The Washington Fire Company, regretful they could not save the beautiful theater, vowed to restore it. Construction took almost 10 years and cost $24,000, and the Washington Opera House, as it came to be called, reopened in 1908.
Now the fifth oldest performing arts theater in the United States, the Washington Opera House has presented performances by notables such as Marguerite Clark, Tom Mix and John Philip Sousa and his band. It even hosted the premiere of George Clooney’s The Leatherheads in March 2008. (Maysville holds a special place in George Clooney’s heart. It was the early home of his father, Nick, and his aunt, actress Rosemary Clooney. He named his production company Maysville Pictures, and the company logo is a sketch of Maysville’s iconic bridge across the Ohio River.)
But the Maysville Players, in residence since 1962, are not the only performers to call the Washington Opera House home. While the story has changed over the years and varies according to who is telling it, almost all agree that Loretta still performs there as well.
Loretta (Laura) Stambo was said to be a singer or dancer in a local traveling troupe that regularly performed at the old Opera House. Sometime shortly before the Opera House burned, the troupe passed through again, and Loretta, ill with pneumonia, vowed to go on, as the venue was her favorite. Sadly, she collapsed on stage and died a short time later, some say in a nearby hotel room while others say she passed in her dressing room. Either way, Loretta’s dying wish was to be buried beneath the theater she loved, the Opera House.
It’s not known if Loretta’s wish was granted as no records were kept or stories reported. However, legend says it was and that she was buried beneath the floor of the dressing room, directly under the stage she loved so well.
While the fire may have destroyed any evidence of Loretta’s grave, it did not deter her presence, and she’s been a resident of the Washington Opera House since its opening. Some of the paranormal activity attributed to Loretta includes disembodied voices, levitating objects and exploding bottles. She’s even reported to have attempted to drop an overhead stage light on a group of people who had gathered on the stage to discuss the possibility of buying the theater and tearing it down.
Other stories of Loretta depict her as being quite helpful to performers and stage hands. During one dress rehearsal, a wooden beam came dislodged and fell toward the stage below, but it suddenly slowed its descent, as if guided by ghostly hands, allowing the people under it to escape harm. Loretta was given thanks. She was also thanked when a stage hand asked another for a board, only to have it levitate and then gently deposited at her feet.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Phillips Folly begun in 1825 by William B. Phillips, Maysville's 2nd mayor, it was the largest home in town with 12 rooms and 6 bedrooms built on a dry foundation of stone set without mortar. Phillips ran out of money during construction and disappeared. The house became known as "Phillips Folly". It is said he won enough money gambling in New Orleans to complete the home in 1831. John Armstrong bought the home in 1838 and is said to haunt the upstairs front porch with his Newfoundland dog. According to oral history, runaway slaves were held in a wooden cell on the lower level and the house has also been a stop on the Underground Railroad. The cell also thought to have been the town jail at one time.
Besides the ghost of Mr. Armstrong and his dog, there have been reports of footsteps on the stairs, strange voices, and partial apparitions. People that have visited also report being touched by an unseen force.
Monday, January 19, 2015
In the little kids playground, through the gates, you will be talking and back around the corner you can hear the sound of a bike being slammed up against the gates, but when you walk back there, it stops. There are also voices and footsteps in the halls, especially in the hallway that has the names of the past principals listed. Also, for two miles around it, almost all of the houses have had paranormal activity. No one knows the identity of the school's ghosts, but most of the ghosts in the community are either past owners or past owners' pets. Also, the place used to be a gravel pit. According to myth, many people died on construction of the town, and, to keep people from knowing that some people had died unexplained deaths, there buried them under the town.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
The spirit of a young woman named Della Barnes walks through this cemetery on certain nights. Documents claim she was accidentally poisoned by the doctor who was treating her for an illness. Legend has a different story though. Some people believe that her fiancée murdered her in a fit of rage. He even went as far to cut off her left ring finger in order to retrieve the expensive engagement ring he had given her. There is also an iron rod statue of an angel that is said to turn and face a different direction in the cemetery.
Friday, January 9, 2015
A restored mansion, now a rest area, and open to the public. A female apparition has occasionally been sighted on the balcony attached to the second floor bedroom, believed to be the owner`s wife. Legend has it she bled to death during an appendectomy. The feeling in that room is very pleasant, however, due to how much she loved that room her husband had the room and balcony added on especially for her. She has been known to turn off the lights in that room, and the sounds of long skirts swishing as well as the scent of her perfume have been noted. Also, even though the old kitchen is now the employees` break room, there have been times the smells of someone cooking a huge feast have greeted startled visitors. It has been known to happen during the holidays, mainly Thanksgiving and Christmas. It is a beautiful place to visit, even if you don`t get to meet the happy spirits inhabiting this great house.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Granny's Old Farm House On School Road. In 1940's two young men was shot to their death on the stairway while trying to escape from law officials. The old house burned but a new house was built in its place. In this new house you sometimes see balls of light, hear footsteps, and door slamming late at night.
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Tuesday, January 6, 2015
There is supposed to be a witch buried in the Grave yard, there is a house built around her grave and there are times that you can go and the house will be locked. And there are times you will go and the house will not be locked...As you turn on the road it gets very cold even in the Summer time. Her name was Anna Foster and she died at the age of 28. In the last year or so her headstone has been stolen and the shelter over her grave has been vandalized and almost torn apart. It's sad and the submitter has nearly cry every time they see it. They are looking into fixing the shelter themselves. But they cannot afford to replace her headstone, unfortunately. Upon research they have discovered that she is not the witch everyone thinks. The real witch's grave is located just inside the woods next to this cemetery. Again, we have to state that if you are going to investigate these places, have respect for the people involved with these places. To destroy history, and vandalize graves proves nothing but your foolishness.