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West Virginia Penitentiary, West Virginia

If it’s not obvious to you by now, there’s something about penitentiaries that the team at Ghost Hunts USA is intrigued by. We can’t seem to stop visiting these places and experiencing all of their paranormal activity for ourselves. The West Virginia Penitentiary is no different, and it’s one that we do love being able to share with those that are equally as curious as us! It wouldn’t be a haunted location if there wasn’t a ton of history tied to it, which is exactly what initially sparked our interest in this space. That being said, take a seat and check out the intriguing history that makes up this haunted attraction. History When it comes to spooky stories, the West...

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The 76 House, New York

The Old 76 House, also known as the oldest dining room in the United States. Built in 1668, the tavern that is located in Tappan, New York has quite a bit of history surrounding it, that also seems to be tied to quite a bit of paranormal activity. This building itself played a huge part in The Revolutionary War, which might be why so many spirits do still linger here, but we’ll get to that later. One of the reasons that we do our best to host ghost hunting events at The Old 76 House is because of the incredible history that this building holds, but also because of the insane hauntings that have been recollected from time spent here....

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Old Licking County Jail - Ohio

When terrible people do terrible things, they wind up in a place that contains them from ever partaking in such horrendous activities ever again. But could the things that these people are doing be so horrific that their spirits are entirely unable to rest in peace? When you visit the Old Licking County Jail, you’ll often wonder what it is that happened to these tormented souls that have them haunting the cells and halls of the prison they were once kept in. Think that you’re brave enough to make it through a tour of one of Ohio’s most haunted attractions? Learn a little bit more about the location and see for yourself if this tale is one that you’re brave...

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Hill View Manor, Pennsylvania

Just North of Pittsburgh, you will find one of the most haunted locations in the state of Pennsylvania: Hill View Manor. This building started off with a tremendous effort to get bids so that they could begin building a place for the mentally ill that had no known family to assist them. The goal of this facility was to provide individuals who were alone, with a beautiful place to spend their time and enjoy the remainder of their lives. While the facility was beautiful and served as a shelter for many individuals that could not care for themselves, it is now one of the most haunted locations in the state of Pennsylvania. Lawrence County Home Opened on October 19th, 1926,...

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Eastern State Penitentiary, Pennsylvania

This week we take you to one of the most haunted, and terrifying locations in the United States: Eastern State Penitentiary. Voted as one of the scariest locations to experience ghosts and other haunting things, Ghost Hunts USA is excited to take you along for a terrifying ride through the history of Eastern State Penitentiary. History Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, lies Eastern State Penitentiary (ESP), one of the most well-known prisons in the country, and for good reason. This state penitentiary was open from 1829 up until 1971, but in the years that followed, there were plenty of strange occurances that spooked people and intrigued others that continue to visit this location. 1829 - Opening Day Known for being the...

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