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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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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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Burlington County Prison, New Jersey

Prisons hold some of the worst people of mankind, but the county prisons often show no mercy, and neither do the prisoners. Known as the most haunted location in New Jersey, Ghost Hunts USA wants you to join us as we explore the Burlington County Prison in Mount Holly. When you think about it, how could a place like this not offer a wild ride of a ghost hunt? Even in the times where you’d like to doubt it, there are pictures, videos, audio recordings and individuals that you can talk to that will tell you the terrible pleas for mercy that they experienced while touring the Burlington County Prison. History This stone building was built in 1811 by a...

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