Edwin Shaw Hospital

(Orig. Published 10/2002)

Currently a rehabilitation facility, Edwin Shaw Hospital was formerly known as Springfield Lake Sanitarium.  The sanitarium was opened in 1915.  It is located on Sanitarium Road (of course!) in Lakemore, Ohio, near the Akron airport. 

The hospital campus is rumored to be haunted by the various ghosts of its former occupants.  In addition, nearby Springfield Lake is the site of strange occurrences–mainly unexplained floating lights–reported by local fishermen. Continue reading