Muskingum County Ohio Ghosts and Hauntings
The Y Bridge
For years, ghostly bangs and rattles filled the homes of people living near the Y-bridge. Some believed it was the sound of old Doc Fowler running across the old bridge in his carriage, who on a fateful night trying to come to the aid of a patient, drove his team of horses over the bridge and drowned.
115 Jefferson Street, Zanesville
Haunted by a man who dared to escape slavery, but died in his quest.
700-798 Moxahala Avenue Zanesville, OH 43701
Haunted by a young woman whose body was stolen by grave robbing medical students who were under the tutelage of a local physician. Her body was found in a nearby barn, her feet sticking out of the hay. No one was ever convicted of the crime, although some believed the local doctor was involved. Her body was never recovered. Her spirit remains unaccounted for.
Convent of St. Thomas
130 N. 5th St., Zanesville, OH 43702
Shadows have been seen inside the building.
Saint Matthews Episcopal Cemetery
Stone Church Rd
Adamsville, OH 43802
People who visit here get a feeling of being watched. The apparition of a caretaker is said to approach people from the far side, walking toward cars, then vanishes.
12150 Main Street,
Trinway, OH 43842
In this house, that can be rented for ghost hunting, people have seen full body apparitions, heard footsteps and more. At least three ghosts are said to haunt the home.
10440 E Pike
Norwich, OH 43767
Haunted by an angry man who stayed at the motel. Ghostly crying and laughter have been heard within the walls.
10245 Norwich Dr,
The little ravine behind the church is home to Ohio's Headless Horseman - Nicknamed Stumpy, a headless man appeared in the ravine at night to frighten those walking the roadway in the 19th century. Some said it was the ghost of Christopher Baldwin a librarian who was killed in a stage coach accident (Ohio's first road fatality) not far away in town.
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