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During the Civil War, this house was inhabited by a young lady and her lover. As the Union Army was fast approaching, the two tried to escape through a tunnel that led to the Cape Fear River. The tunnel, however, was blown up. It is said that the house is now haunted by the couple. It is reported that the Lady in Black appears on the stair case of the three story house on many occasions. Her lover is said to go into the apartments that are rented out and watch television with the tenants. It is
Noted as one of American's most violent correctional facilities, the Moundsville Penitentiary in West Virginia was the final stop for 1,000 criminals in it's 100+ years of existence.Â Several riots occurred at this prison over the years due to the poor, cramped conditions the prisoners had to endure.
A lovely Victorian mansion built by the famous architect, Richard Upjohn, the Inn at Shadow Lawn is now a lovely B&B, complete with crystal chandeliers, stained glass windows and heirloom china. Not far from Newport, Shadow Lawn was built for Hamilton Hoppin, one of two argumentative brothers. It seems the house invited angst, even after the initial owner died.
During Quantrill's Raid of the city, a young girl was raped and killed in the basement of this house. Today doors open and close and lights turn on and off. Some have even by slapped and tickled by unseen phantoms, while still others have seen ghosts walking through the hallways.
The lighthouse was supposedly the scene of a fight between two men over one particularly lovely young lady. The womanï¿½s lover one, leaving the lighthouse operator alone. The operator stayed in solitude and died after many years. Other operators of the light house have reported hearing someone walking up the stairs toward the light. After many years, the lighthouse was decommissioned and abandoned. Still, however, sailors have reported being able to see the light.