These pics come to us from Kenny Riddell, through our Facebook page. Kenny was doing some investigating at Dunham park, and took this picture. He says it was pitch black night, and there were no light sources around.
Now, I didn’t know what to make of this, so asked for more info. He then sent the picture below, taken when there was a Tuberculosis hospital at Dunham, telling me that, to him, the ‘image’ in the first pic resembles one of these nurses.
I gotta admit, you can kinda see what he means. Opinions??
This myth has been around for many years, and was long ago proven to be a load of crap. But I recently received an email about it, so that gives me an excuse to tell the tale again.
No one knows exactly how or when the Satanism stories got started, but they seem to have been inspired by the P&G logo, which featured the man in the moon in a circle with 13 stars. The stars and the circle were from an old symbol that was used to on cartons of Star Candles, an early P&G product, which was eventually adopted as the companies logo. The 13 stars symbolized the 13 colonies, and the man in the moon was added later.
Located at sixth and Main in Downtown Cincinnati, The Gwynn Building was built in the early 1900’s (completed in 1914), and is one of only fifteen buildings in Hamilton County to be listed in the Department of Interiors National Historic register. It’s a cool old building (click HERE to read a little history) that’s another recent addition to the local paranormal community.
The Smokin’ Monkey, Located at 3721 Harrison Ave in Cheviot, Ohio, is a bar that, though opened in 1999, has just in the last few years begun promoting itself as ‘haunted’. While my own research of the bars haunting left me less than impressed (my opinion), the location itself does have a fairly creepy history.
I read a blog recently where the writer was wanting to see a documentary made about the General Mills Monsters cereals. Though that probably won’t happen, it did get me looking into the Monster’s history. While Count Chocula, Franken Berry, and Boo Berry are well known and still available (seasonally), many don’t know of or remember their fallen brothers, the Fruit Brute and the Yummy Mummy. Continue reading “The General Mills Monster Cereals”→
Who remembers these from back in the 70’s? Records right on the back of the cereal box that you cut out and played just like any other record. There were Archie records, Bobby Sherman, The Monkeys, and several others, but the only ones I remember are these (well one of these anyway). I had the one with the Headless Horseman on it. Anyway, just a bit of nostalgia for ya. If anyone’s interested, I did find several for sale on ebay for $40 and up. Just search “cereal box records”.
This house, located in Amelia, has been reputed for years to be haunted by the ghost of a little girl who was killed there. Known as ‘The Dunham Road House’, there’s not a lot of information about it other than the basic back story. It’s said that it was once the home of the Tracy family, who ran a farm on the land back in the late 1700’s / early 1800’s. The little girls death supposedly happened in either 1802 or 1803, when so-called angry Indians raided the house, and for some reason, killed only her, apparently.
Why were the Indians angry? Why did they kill only the little girl? What happened to the invading Indians, or the rest of the family? If anyone knows, I haven’t found an explanation or more on the story anywhere. Speaking to neighbors a few years ago, they told stories of some of the alleged ghostly activity that occurred in the house during recent renovations. Shadows, door knobs flying off the doors and hitting those inside, voices, etc. They themselves claimed that the little girl visited them and caused mischief in their home as well.
There’s at least one BIG problem with this legend though. It seems the house wasn’t actually even built until the year 1900….almost 100 years after it was said to have been raided by Indians. It’s possible there was another home there prior to that, perhaps in the exact same location, but it wasn’t THIS house.
As with any location that is a private residence, the owners don’t want you out there looking around. There are clear ‘No Trespassing’ signs posted, and that portion of Dunham Road becomes a private driveway as well. The home, as I said, was recently renovated, so it’s not even a creepy old place worth looking at anyway. Stay away!