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House on B.I.S. Rd

Lancaster, Ohio

In 1899, a sixteen year old maid named Gail Parish and her father came from nearby Athens County to work for the family of the mansion. Her father, a blacksmith, hired a young man named Johnny Kelly to assist him in the smithy. Gail and Johnny soon became lovers, and when her father and the owners of the mansion found out, they forbade to two ever to see each other again. Jilted, Johnny broke into Gail’s room one night and slit her throat with a shaving knife. In her blood on the stairwell he wrote “If I cannot have you, no one can.” It is said that if one uses a Ouija board to conjure the spirit of Gail, her calico dress will appear in the closet.

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Lilly says:

August 18, 2010, 8:13 pm

FAKE! That’s not the real story…I’ve been there and read up on my facts before hand.

faye says:

October 5, 2011, 6:13 pm

it’s called mudhouse mansion

rob says:

June 29, 2012, 9:07 am

i live in this town i have heard about other places being haunted but this is the first i ever heard of this

Kat says:

July 4, 2013, 11:50 pm

I have been outside the house and looked inside but it felt way too creepy for me to try to get inside… never been back since 1989

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