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Ohio Mysteries

Oct 31, 2019

Franklin Castle, built in 1883 in Cleveland's Ohio City neighborhood, was built by banker Hannes Tiedemann. His wife, his mother and four of his children died on the property from various causes, leading to rumors that helped put the building on many lists of America's most haunted locations.

Oct 28, 2019

In 1973, four Army Reservists in a helicopter on their way from Columbus to Cleveland had a close encounter with a cigar-shaped metallic object that they couldn't identify. What happened next has often placed this particular UFO incident on the list of the most credible sightings known to modern man.

Oct 24, 2019

In 1972, two Loveland, Ohio police officers, on two separate weeks, spotted a large, strange lizard-like creature on the side of the road, near the banks of the Little Miami River. Paired with a similar sighting from 1955, the legend of the Loveland Frog was born.

Oct 21, 2019

In a rite of passage, young folks in and around Lake County often make pilgrimages down Wisner Road in Kirtland in search of the Melonheads, mythical humanoid creatures with bulbous heads. What is the story, and how did it get started? We explore this urban legend, as well as the lore of the Kenmore Grassman, a bigfoot...

Oct 16, 2019

In Mansfield, businessman Virgil Cates ended up in the news three times in 1983 - first as the victim of a burglary, then arrested as a member of a regional auto theft ring, and finally as a homicide in a still-unsolved murder case.