The Witches Tree / Witch Hill

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The Witches Tree
The Witches Tree

The Witches Tree, also called Witch Hill, is an urban legend from just south of Cincinnati in Alexandria, Kentucky. For the most part, this legend is dead, as the tree in question was cut down a few years ago. The story goes that sometime in the 17oo’s or 1800’s, 3 women living somewhere around here (some say Cincinnati, some Newport) were caught doing something or other witchy, and escaped down the Ohio river before the locals could get ahold of them. Read the rest of this entry »

The Top 10 Hauntings and legends in and Around Cincinnati

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Everyone has their favorite ‘haunt’, that place they think of when someone mentions ghosts or hauntings, or that place they used to take their friends for a scare when they were kids. But what are the most popular spots? Cincinnati certainly has plenty of supposedly haunted or evil locations to choose from, but which are the most popular?

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Western Hills Cinemas

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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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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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