Not a lot of Peninsula's residents know about their hometown's haunted history. Many of them may have simply forgotten the tragic events that happened in their city. Some people have their very own ghost stories to tell. Here is a list of Peninsula's top five supernatural sites.
5. Cedar Grove Cemetery
Numerous Ohio cemeteries have stories of a witch or two that are buried in them. One of the graves at the Cedar Grove Cemetery supposedly contains one of these witch's graves. Visitors say that the graveyard is haunted by the witch and her tombstone gets struck by lightning so often it has started to melt.
4. Mater Dolorosa Cemetery
There is a cemetery in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park that is believed to be haunted by the spirits of the people buried there. Some people have witnessed a ghostly white figure while hiking the nearby trail. Others have seen a man's face glaring at them from one of the headstones.
3. Deep Rock Quarry
The Deep Rock Quarry in the Cuyahoga Valley Metro Park has had a reputation of being haunted for years. The quarry was used to build the Ohio & Erie Canal and the whole area surrounding it has many ghost stories and legends. Some visitors claim to have witnessed strange phenomena while exploring the park. Many people have reported seeing the quarry's ghosts.
2. Indigo Lake
The Indigo Lake is rumored to be haunted by Native American spirits. The lake is part of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Park visitors have witnessed strange things in the area. Many of them have witnessed odd lights and some have even seen a ghost.
1. Everett Road & Covered Bridge
There is a road that goes through the Cuyahoga Valley National Park that many people think is haunted. With stories of shadow people, to a ghostly hitchhiker, to a woman in white, this is one creepy road. Folks who cross the bridge might find themselves part of the Helltown legend.
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Many locations that are listed in John's Haunted Hometown series require permission to visit or investigate. Most of these places are patrolled by the authorities and trespassers could face fines or possibly even be arrested.
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