Ohio's historic haunts : Investigating the Paranormal in the Buckeye State. / James Willis.
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- ISBN: 9781631011818 (electronic bk)
- ISBN: 9781631011801 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: Ashland : Kent State University Press, 2015.
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Many of Ohio's historically significant locations have developed a reputation for being haunted. While it might be almost impossible to prove the validity of the paranormal tales that surround them, one thing is clear: ghost stories help to keep history alive. But the questions remain: How did these stories get started? More important, are any of them tied directly to actual historic events? And do any facts support the ghost lore? Rather than rely on second-and third-person accounts, author and paranormal researcher James A. Willis sat down with the owners, employees, and patrons of Ohio locations that are said to be haunted-the Arts Castle in Delaware, the Fairport Harbor Marine Museum, the Haunted Hydro in Fremont, Loveland Castle, the Merry-Go-Round Museum in Sandusky, the Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield, the Zanesville Community Theatre, and many others. After conducting more than 200 hours of one-on-one interviews, Willis was able to piece together unique...
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