with Author, Jannette Quackenbush

Explore your county. Discover the folklore. Find your scary place.

Coshocton County, Ohio

Ghost stories and legends from around Ohio. Find your scary place.


Ghost Stories and Local Legends:

The Graves of Mary Stockum

The Graves of Mary Stockum St. John's Lutheran Church Cemetery Coshocton, Ohio 43812

A headless ghost walks the area around the cemetery.

Colonel Henry Bouquet’s Camp

Colonel Henry Bouquet’s Camp Coshocton, Ohio 43812

Henry Bouquet, an Englishman sent to North America in the mid-1700s to defend British colonies at Fort Pitt during the French and Indian Wars, returns to sit on horseback in the hills where his troops camped during the negotiations, a spectral figure staring out into the horizon.

Roscoe Village

Roscoe Village Roscoe Village General Store Coshocton, Ohio 43812

Roscoe Village has several noteworthy ghosts including that of Matilda Wade who was murdered in the basement of the building where she and her husband rented a room. Her ghost is seen behind the building where the basement cistern once stood and her body was dumped.