Down the street from the Hale Farm, located in Jeffrey Dahmer's hometown, is a creepy cemetery that some believe is haunted. Ghosts, shadow figures, and other odd phenomena have been reported at the Ira Cemetery. People that travel in this area at night always use the same word to describe this area, creepy.
The Ira Cemetery, previously known as the Cranz or Hale Cemetery, was established in 1829. The Cranz, Hale, and Hammond families used the land to bury their relatives here. On September 2, 1863, William Cranz deeded the land to Bath Township. The township renamed the graveyard to its current name, Ira Cemetery. Othello Hale later donated the Hale's section to the township in 1879. Although there are no longer plots for sale, the cemetery still remains active with burials occurring yearly. Ira Cemetery currently has over 200 documented burials.
Ira Cemetery and the surrounding area seem to have a high creep factor, especially at night. There are many stories, rumors, and legends that refer to this place and nearby Hell Town. A few people have even claimed to see and hear strange things at the cemetery. Shadow people and ghostly apparitions are believed to be the common phenomena. Ghostly voices have also been recorded here.
Ira Cemetery is located at 2499 Ira Road, in Bath Township, Ohio.
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