The Men of the Pen

My friends and I on a warm summer night Drove down to the famous home of fright 11 Acres and surrounded by walls The WV State Penitentiary held them all A prisoner’s home was a 5x7 cell A horrible home, an...

Wheeling’s Haunted Confluence

Note: This is a fictional tale. Rich Knoblich, WV storyteller and a regular winner of the Liar Contest at the annual Vandalia Gathering hosted by the WV Dept. of Arts and Culture, likes to add some dr...

The Hempfield Haunting

Note: This is a fictional tale. Rich Knoblich, WV storyteller and a regular winner of the Liar Contest at the annual Vandalia Gathering hosted by the WV Dept. of Arts and Culture, likes to add some dr...

Disaster of the Steamboat Scioto

Note: This is a fictional tale. Rich Knoblich, WV storyteller and a regular winner of the Liar Contest at the annual Vandalia Gathering hosted by the WV Dept. of Arts and Culture, likes to add some dr...
Roney's Point: A WV Haunted Hospital, Sanitarium, or Insane Asylum?

The Legends of Roney’s Point Examined

Story and Photography By Steve Novotney There was zero political correctness involved when I was first told the tales of Roney’s Point. Legend had it then that this was where the county’s crazy people wer...