Western Hills Cinemas

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Haunted western hills cinema

The Western Hills Cinemas, located at 5870 Harrison Ave, isn’t the type of place you would usually think of when thinking of haunted buildings, but according to those that work there, that description fits it perfectly.

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Rapid Run Park

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Rapid Run Park

Rapid Run Park is another one of those locations that somehow got a reputation for being haunted, without anyone knowing why. Originally called Lick Run Park, it was built in the 20′s and renamed Rapid Run Park in the early 40′s. It’s best known for its pavilion and reflecting pond, but the supposed ghosts are said to hang out elsewhere.

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Looks like the ruins at Buffalo Ridge are GONE

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Buffalo ridge 2014

It’s been a few years since I was at the site of the old Buffalo Ridge Observatory, or as urban legends says, the crematorium. Apparently, the park service has been doing some work back in the woods there.

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Price Hill Potter’s Field

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Price Hill Potter Field

Driving up Guerley Road in Price Hill, you would never suspect you are driving by a mass grave for victims of Cholera and Tuberculosis. In fact, most people don’t know the 25 acre Potter’s Field exists.

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The Dent Schoolhouse

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The Dent Schoolhouse

The Dent Schoolhouse, built in 1894, on Harrison Avenue in Dent, is one of Cincinnati’s most popular haunted houses, drawing huge crowds every Halloween season. It is also believed, by some, to be haunted for real!

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The Peters Cartridge Company

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Peters Cartridge Company

 

The Peters Cartridge Company,  in Kings Mills, is a favorite of locals when it comes to abandoned or supposedly haunted buildings. Though calling it abandoned isn’t exactly true, but more on that later.  While it is commonly called “The Powder Factory,” they didn’t actually make any gun powder at the site. The gun powder was made across the Little Miami River at the Kings Powder facility. The Peters Cartridge Company made shotgun shells and rifle and pistol cartridges., hence the name. Read the rest of this entry »

The Beverly Hills Supper Club Site

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Beverly Hills Supper Club Site

No ghost stories here (that I’ve heard of), but plenty of tragedy. On this site, on May 28th, 1977, the Beverly Hills Supper Club caught fire, killing 165 people and injuring over 200. The Beverly Hills was a major attraction, about  two miles south of Cincinnati in Southgate, Kentucky. It drew talent from all over the country, and was a popular nightspot and illegal gambling house as early as 1937.

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