Many kids spread stories about their school being haunted. The students at this Akron Public School share one thing in common with the faculty and staff. Employees think it is haunted too. The evening staff hear odd sounds and see strange things.
Constructed in 1959, Litchfield Middle School was named after Paul Weeks Litchfield. Litchfield came to Akron from Boston in 1900 to work for the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company. From 1926 to 1940 he was the president of the company.
Litchfield believed that people needed a good education and was a supporter of the Akron Public Schools and the University of Akron.
Paul W. Litchfield supposedly haunts this junior high school. But there are several ghosts that seem to roam the school's halls. Staff working afterhours have heard laughing in the halls, and upon investigating no one is ever found. Opening and closing of classroom doors are also a common occurrence.
Litchfield Middle School is located at 630 Mull Avenue, in Akron, Ohio.
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