Witch’s Grave (Kirtland)

(Orig. published 9/2005)

They say that deep in the heart of mysterious Mormon country in Kirtland, a mysterious grave exists at the side of a rural road. Supposedly, it is the grave of a witch executed by local townsfolk in the early 1800’s. If you are lucky enough to find the grave, and even braver still to approach it, something *strange* happens:

If you stare at the grave, turn your back to it, then turn around again, the grave will move closer to you.

Is this another urban legend or is there some truth to this old piece of lore? Continue reading

Witches’ Hill (Old Chestnut Grove Cemetery)

(Orig. published 2002) This site is actually located within the Old Chestnut Grove Cemetery in Olmsted Falls.  The story, as widely circulated among various ghost websites by anonymous sources, goes something like this:  A woman accused of witchcraft was executed and buried at this cemetery. Continue reading

Bloody Mary

(Orig. Published 9/2003)

Below the waters of Lake Erie around the Sandusky Bay lives an old, ugly hag by the name of Mary.   Mary once fell in love with a young man from Huron.  He, of course, was not attracted to her.  Mary grew more obsessed with this man, and continued to pursue him despite his repeated rejections.

Mary soon turned to black witchcraft to win him over. Continue reading