EASTER MASSACRE: THE RUPPERT FAMILY MURDERS

It's been 45 years since one of the deadliest shootings inside a private residence in U.S. history, and it all happened right here in southwest Ohio. It was Easter Sunday, 1975 on a quiet street when 41-year-old James Ruppert killed eleven members of his family while they gathered for a holiday dinner. Multiple generations annihilated…

OHIO STATE REFORMATORY

Built in 1886 The Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield is known for a heavy presence of paranormal activity, it is frequently rated as the single most haunted location in the state. Not only was the Ohio State Reformatory featured prominently in the film The Shawshank Redemption, it has been featured on countless ghost hunting shows…

BUFFALO TRACE DISTILLERY: SPIRITS IN THE SPIRITS

Local lore has it that there is more than one kind of spirit residing at Buffalo Trace Distillery. The grounds are said to be a hotbed of paranormal activity and was even featured on Ghost Hunters. The most notable apparition at Buffalo Trace Distillery is that of it's founder Colonel Blanton who died in his mansion on…

HUNDREDS OF PETRIFIED BODIES

Check out this is a creepy, intriguing piece that was published in the January 31, 1892 edition of The Cincinnati Enquirer. I'd love more info on this story but have been unable to locate anything further. A bit of history- St. Mary Catholic Cemetery is located in the St. Bernard area of Cincinnati and dates…

LOOKING FOR THE MAN IN A DARK BLUE SUIT

Looking forward to my first Murder Mystery Dinner tonight at Cincinnati's iconic┬áMemorial Hall I've wanted to attend one of these murder mystery parties since I first heard about them in the late 80's and I finally got around to it. Took me long enough! Memorial Hall was built in 1908 and has quite a bit…