with Author, Jannette Quackenbush

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

Lawrence County, Ohio

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


Ghost Stories and Local Legends:

Lake Vesuvius Furnace

Lake Vesuvius Rec Area Pedro, OH 45659

A beastly creature was seen at the furnace in the 1800s, and then throughout the iron furnace region. A ghostly woman has been seen walking the shoreline of the lake.

Monitor School

Monitor School Coal Grove, OH 45638

Monitor School was used from 1905 - 1996. Over the years, it served grades kindergarten through twelfth until the school system expanded. It was named for the Monitor Pig Iron Furnace. For years, those passing by and living in the neighborhood have reported strange orb-like lights inside the building. And the lights have been known to flicker on and off. .