In honor of Halloween, we’re sharing some of the spooky stories that come from Ohio’s State Parks. This entry is part three of the series. You can read part one, featuring Malabar Farm and Mohican State Park here. Check out part two, featuring Beaver Creek and Lake Hope State Parks here.
And now, ladies and gentlemen, our final spooky story for this year’s Halloween: The Spirits of Punderson Manor!
When the Punderson Manor House and its grounds were purchased by the state of Ohio in 1948, dust and decay dimmed the grandeur of the unfinished tutor-style mansion. (more…)
In honor of Halloween, we’re sharing some of the spooky stories that come from Ohio’s State Parks. This entry is part two of the series. You can read part one, featuring Malabar Farm and Mohican State Park here.
Enjoy these ghastly tales. We have one more part coming up! (more…)
This photo came to us on Twitter from @RLFarmWife. She hiked Nelson-Kennedy Ledges on October 10th for an after dinner hike and snapped this photo of the magnificent view approaching Cascade Falls.
Nelson-Kennedy Ledges is a small park with rugged rock formations and challenging cliff climbs. It is located in northeast Ohio in Nelson Township.
Have you been to Nelson-Kennedy Ledges? What was the most challenging hike you’ve ever been on in an Ohio State Park? Tell us in the comment box below.
Find out more about Nelson-Kennedy Ledges here: http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/parks/parks/nelsonk/tabid/775/Default.aspx
Many Ohio State Parks are the home of folk tales and legends, spun by and about colorful characters living in boom and bust towns in rural Ohio. With their wealth of deep woods and remote areas that are today’s wild places, it is little wonder that state parks are the setting for so many stories of strange occurrences!
Foggy nights and howling winds, rustling leaves and dancing shadows fuel imaginations and set the stage for enduring tales which offer explanations for eerie sights and sounds… (more…)