with Author, Jannette Quackenbush

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

Washington County, Ohio

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


Ghost Stories and Local Legends:

Anchorage House and Marietta, Ohio

Anchorage House Marietta, OH 45750

Anchorage House was built by Douglas Putnam for his bride, Eliza, who died three years after it was built in 1862. She has been seen staring out the windows.

Lafayette Hotel

Lafayette Hotel Marietta, OH 45750

Stephen Hoag was only eighteen when he first started working at the hotel his father managed in 1918. As time passed, the two were able to buy enough stock to purchase and incorporate the property. After his father’s death, he continued to operate the hotel until 1973. His ghost, now, has been seen on the third floor. Chairs and other furniture have been moved.

Little Book of Marietta Ghosts

Buy the book, Little Book of Marietta Ghost Stories and find out more along with a walking tour.