Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Opened in 1875, the West Virginia Penitentiary in Moundsville is said to be one of the most haunted prisons in the United States. It’s no wonder, as the prison was the setting for riots, fires and nearly 100 executions during its time in operation. Visitors have reported sightings of phantom inmates and a “shadow man” wandering the premises, as well as unexplained noises, voices and cold spots.
For fun ghost stories for middle readers and teens, see my ghost story collection, Scary Ghosts and Playful Ghosts: Children's Tales of Fright and Delight.
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