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Helltown

Boston Mills, Ohio

In this town, there are two mysterious roads-both dead ends. The first road gradually becomes a hill. On the hill there is a house that remains completed illuminated at night, though it is said that no one lives there. At the crest of hill, there is a sign that says “Road Closed,” yet the road continues; the remainder is said to be haunted. On the second road, there is aid to be a haunted cemetery. Tress have been to known to move. It is also said that a ghosts sits on a bench in the cemetery and stares blankly into creation.

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Taylor says:

March 1, 2006, 7:08 pm

ok….if you want to know the truth about helltown, just go to http://www.prairieghosts.com/helltown.html
its really interesting and it tells the ACCUAL truth of boston mills. i read it, its good. gives explanations of the “hauntings.” oh, by the way, there is no bench in the “haunted cemetary” that a “ghost stares into creation” from.

tim says:

March 2, 2006, 8:42 pm

hey i liked that gost storie now i live by boston mills ive been there some things really happen there dude it realy is helltown

casey says:

May 11, 2006, 2:12 pm

people claim to see gothic people and stuff living there…creepy really..

horrorchick23 says:

September 17, 2006, 7:33 pm

ok ive heard of hell town but ive never heard of a moveing graveyard. that seems a little far feched to me.

Vanessa Noble says:

September 29, 2006, 9:55 pm

HI MY NAME IS VANESSA..AND ME AND MY FRIENDS WERE TRYING TO GO TO HELLTOWN! BUT I HAVE NO IDEA WHERE IT IS AND I WOULD LOVE TO GO THERE BECAUSE I LOVE SCARY PLACES AND GHOST STORYS AND ALL THE STUFF! WELL ANYWAYS IF SOMEONE COULD LIKE TELL ME HOW TO GET THERE I WOULD APPERCIATE IT THANK YOU SO MUCH!

Melinda says:

October 15, 2006, 2:35 pm

hell town is not true. there are many stories. but they are not true. if you look into the actual history of the town you can see where the stories come from. you should do some research befor you start spreading stories. This is one that just causes people to get in trouble. for example there is no bench in the cemetary.

bee says:

October 18, 2006, 1:55 pm

i agree. this story is completely fabricated. the history of the town is more depressing than scary. do a little research and you’ll see.

david says:

November 8, 2006, 5:16 pm

This story is ****. Its not true at all. You should look things up before you go around posting stuff like this. I totaly agree with “bee” comments.

Vinny says:

December 21, 2006, 6:57 pm

The story’s a lie, I’ve been to Helltown before and it’s a very interesting place to check out but not haunted at all. I usually go there after snowboarding at Brandywine/Boston Mills resort at 3 in the morning.

Cheese on my Knees says:

December 21, 2006, 11:26 pm

Sometimes when I am alone I like to touch myself in what some people would think an inappropriate manner…but it feels good and I cannot help myself. I have a neighbor who likes to watch, I just found this out the other night because I looked up and he was touching himself watching me! So now we touch ourselves together when no one’s looking…

Tashkent says:

January 4, 2007, 12:06 pm

This looks like a great chilling ghost story and I really like to read scary stories even though if they make me scared.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Tashkent says:

January 4, 2007, 12:10 pm

You guys people are trying to make you stupid helltoen is not haunted at all its all lies and I don’t believe it and yoi should’nt either!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11

Quedo says:

January 19, 2007, 7:09 am

I remember when I was a teenager a tree moved in front of me causing me to walk straight into it…I was drunk at the time…true story…
Anyway now I’m thirty something and no longer a drunken idiot / I still believe in ghosts but I find the shear physics of a tree uplifting its rots and moving a little hard to swollow…still interesting reading.
Lots of love from N.Z.

Quedo says:

January 19, 2007, 7:43 pm

OK – Here’s a thing. After making this comment last night I read in our local paper this morning about a local Pohutukawa tree that has exploded, thought to be due to people topping it in the past causing the trees weight to be unevenly distributed. Apparently according to the local council it is also not uncommon for Pohutukawa’s to slide down cliffs and re-settle at the bottom. Apparently very hardy trees. Might shed some light?
Lots of love from N.Z.

Deven says:

March 1, 2007, 8:36 pm

Ents????

Adrienne says:

March 16, 2007, 5:28 pm

Its got an aura and thats it. All you will find is cops waiting for dumb kids.

dan says:

August 17, 2007, 6:53 pm

My brother has been to that, and when he was there, he said that there was a small mound of dirt just sitting there. Then he heard strange moaning and drums and when he looked back the mound was coverd in satanic ritual items and sticks, and more hung from the tree. They were only in for 5 minutes at this point, so it coudn’t be a prank. He scrammed after that incident and now sweats and gets freaked out whenever i remind him.

tim says:

September 22, 2007, 12:41 pm

WELL YOU LOOK AT THE HISTORY THIS PART OF OHIO WAS PART OF INDIAN BURIAL GROUND , ALSO OVER 20 PEOPLE DIED , IF YOU WANT TO LOOK UP SOME RESEARCH YOU HAVE TO LOOK HARD IF YOU NEED HELP JUST ASK ME

true true true says:

October 7, 2007, 5:14 pm

This is true. My brother in law grew up here and he saw the men in white suits walking around where the alleged chemical spills happened. Also there are many ancient indian burial grounds here. The land is desacrated. People who live in boston hts get real mad that kids creep around so they try to say its false. Also the Jaite Mill nearby is hanuted to and Indigo Lake. It is VERY haunted and satanical… Everyone should go check it out bc its very true. Not a rumor, they just dont want kids around. Keep an eye for the Hostel. Very spoooky

hektik says:

October 25, 2007, 5:12 am

ive been to helltown about 30 times now…and my first time was less than 6 months ago lol, yea im bored, i only live 30 mintues away for anyone who wants good directions…. sure maybe none of the storys are true, no i have never seen a cop there, only thing is the park police or w/e that parks in the overflow parking lot across from main street… i stayed in the hostel on stanford rd one night even, and yes, creppy **** does happen…although storys are fake, its a neat place

hektik says:

October 25, 2007, 5:15 am

and as far as cops, yes i guess it is illegeal to be in a graveyard at night, but i never got arrested and went everytime, i have yet to see another car on the road, except on rt. 21, once i hit boston mills rd/blackrd/bostonmills rd and enter the area, no vehicles…. and yea so **** what Adrienne said, and yea…there is no bench there, just usually foggy as hell if u go at night

Spook says:

October 30, 2007, 10:58 am

Helltown is an interesting place, but not scary. I too have heard the stories and checked it out, but nothin frightenin. We also heard rumors of the Melon People!! LOL… I guess they were deformed people whose heads looked like melons.

Anyways, the only creepy place I know of is Terra Vista. Knew a kid I went to high school with hang himself there.

I’ve also heard about a abandoned mental asylum out that way too, but never found it. Anyone know of it?

MR HILLGROVE says:

November 8, 2007, 4:44 pm

You’re a ******* ****** brah!

Jesea says:

November 17, 2007, 3:03 pm

I tried going to Hell Town once and it was def creepy. Before we made it to the house we were pulled over and sent back the other way. The cop says the house is rigged with silent alarms that go off at the police station if you get too close to the property. It’s not hauinted, just creepy. One thing I’m confused about tho, do people still live there?

danielle says:

November 24, 2007, 9:43 pm

this is so fake.yeah its creepy but thats it.theres no evil devil woshiping people there.its a pretty cool place to check out.but theres a girl scout camp right by the place with hundreds of achers of land.do u really think they would build a girlscout camp next to a place called helltown??

layla+crystal says:

January 5, 2008, 12:21 am

me and my friend crystal were at a place called meijer and i t was on halloween and we herd whispering of our names and suddenly bam crystal went down she in heaven now sometimes i can still hear that creepy voice and im scared i might go don just like her ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

erin says:

June 12, 2008, 5:40 pm

come on do you expect me to belive this?If you want my opinionn I say………

Ashley says:

June 14, 2008, 3:14 pm

I’ve been there before. There was a road that said closed and we went past it and there was trails and stuff but if you keep walking it gets creepy there like an abandoned house and abandond car in the woods. we went into the house and the electricity was still on and everything.

John Halling says:

August 20, 2008, 2:37 pm

Although I do not believe in ghosts or anything like that, I am very interested in Helltown and would like to visit there. I’m looking for anyone who can provide in depth information on the town’s history and hauntings. Also, anyone who has had SERIOUS paranormal expierences/ Run ins with the cops.

As for the bench that man of you have claimed not to exist. The bench was removed due to old age and vandalism.

Look for me on facebook if you have any information. Thanks

Soap says:

February 2, 2009, 9:29 pm

Don’t go to Indigo Lake! It is very haunted and I saw 3 really old half se-through hoarse-drawn cariges, slipping in to the lake for some odd reason!

Dee Z says:

October 23, 2009, 1:54 pm

LOl….too funnny…Ive lived in Boston hts all my life…most of what is said here is complete BS!

Ben B says:

August 31, 2010, 6:53 pm

DON’T GO TO HELL TOWN. Nothing there is really scary at all. The real fear is the cops. We went down the “highway to hell” (stanford road) and turned around in somebody’s driveway to go back, and were stopped by a park ranger who called in backup and questioned and held us up for half an hour. “What did we learn tonight? There is no Helltown.” Yeah. Don’t even bother.

Dee says:

October 29, 2010, 3:32 am

First, Danielle–The Girl Scout Camp is *miles* away from Helltown, so I don’t understand why you said “it’s right next door”. Second, *most* of the stories are TRUE!~And *more*! The Church on the cornor orginally had satanic blood rituals in there where horrific things happened to innocent people. I also have several friends who have either lived there, or grew up there, and are NOT living there anymore. I have also seen a photograph of my friend sitting on his couch with a very visible outline of an actual ghost skeleton sitting behind him in attire from the 1800’s, with long boney fingers. My friend had been complaining of bizzarre occurances, and after he had gotten the pictures back from the developing store, and saw that man, he moved out. The *only* reason why people are saying there is nothing going on there, is to discourage ghost hunters from going there and viewing their ritual chants which some people still practice to this very day. This is a tiny community full of secrets, and they DON’T like outsiders! Also, most of the people who live there, adhere to The Second Ammendment, and they’re not afraid to use them! Furthermore, for you ignorants, a ‘Tress’ is something which holds something up, in this case it is a bridge, and yes, it does sway from the weight of ones vehicle. Duh! So yes, it would be a good idea NOT to go to Helltown!

Dee Z says:

October 29, 2010, 12:02 pm

Ummmm,Dee?? No,Most of the stories ARE NOT True!!The Church you are talking about? I grew up in that church,made my 1st communion there,confirmation ect…It was never,nor is it now a satanic church!!
You go on to say …this tiny community doesnt like outsiders??
Hmmm,Is that why we promote so many activities for visitors?? such as ….Peddlers Day,Python Day,The Harry Potter Festival,all the activities of the bike and hike trail,scenic railroad & 2 ski lodges??….we love visitors…Keep bringing your money to our communuity!! and Ohhh by the way…before you call someone ignorant again and make yourself look stoopid….LOL….its a “truss”…not a ‘tress”!!
Stay outta peninsula hun, we dont like stoopid people….Ahahahaha!

Courtney Danielle :) says:

November 19, 2010, 3:59 pm

wow cheese on my knees!! thats a little disturbing but still hilarious!! i wonder if u really do that to yourself or if u just made it up for laughs but either way its pretty funny! 😛

Amanda says:

September 25, 2011, 11:52 am

helltown no longer exist. they tore it all down and are currently doing conctruction in that area. only thing left is the bridge and the dead end roads… all the myths were fake anyway

serey says:

January 11, 2013, 12:49 am

i believe its true but i bet some of those who does say its not true wouldn’t dare be alone in a place that’s haunted maybe strong in there own home with otheres where its safe or doesn’t have any beliefs at all wile expeariancing paranormal and maybe think there minds playing tricks

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