Rehmeyer's Hollow in Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania
Rehmeyer's Hollow, also known as Hex Hollow, is located in Central Pennsylvania (York County) near the Maryland border. The area was brought to national attention by a murder that occurred there in 1928. The name of the hollow was later changed to Spring Valley County Park.
Rehmeyer's house where he was murdered still stands on Rehmeyer's Hollow Road. Many locals believe it to be haunted. Teenagers can usually be found down in the hollow legend tripping.
For the full story, accounts, and trial information, read the book Hex by Arthur Lewis. (1969)
The Waverly Hills Sanatorium, an abandoned hospital for tuberculosis victims, in Louisville, Kentucky
The Waverly Hills Sanatorium, located in southwestern Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky, opened in 1910 as a two-story hospital to accommodate 40 to 50 tuberculosis patients. In the early 1900s, Jefferson County, Kentucky was ravaged by an outbreak of the "White Plague" (Tuberculosis). The plague prompted the construction of a new hospital.
Although at the time, the hospital was considered the best site for treating the disease, the procedures were primitive and grisly. The doctors experimented, removing organs and trying to find a cure. Tuberculosis ravaged the mind, and caused some patients to go insane. More than 6,000 patients died during the time that the Sanatorium was open. The infamous "body chute" was used for transporting bodies to the graveyard. Doctors thought this would prevent the spread of the disease, and leave the patients from seeing death. The hospital closed in 1962, due to an antibiotic drug that lowered the need for such a hospital. But it remains a landmark, and allegedly one of the most haunted hospitals in America.
The New Jersey Pine Barrens, said to be home to the Jersey Devil - southern New Jersey
The Pine Barrens gave rise to the legend of, and are well known mostly because of the Jersey Devil, said to have been born to a local woman named Mrs. Leeds in an area known as "Leeds Point" in 1735. It was said that he was her 13th child and that being an unlucky number he was cursed and thrown into a river. Another story says that it was born a hideous monster which attacked the Mother and Nurses, before flying up and out the chimney and disappearing into the Barrens. Most alleged sightings of the legendary Devil have occurred in or near the Pine Barrens.
Mudhouse Mansion in Fairfield County, Ohio
Among the legends: after the Civil War a government official still kept slaves, locking them up at night. One night, one of the slaves dug himself free and killed the entire family (exceedingly unlikely, as Ohio was not a slave state). Another story sets the mass-murder or mass-suicide (by hanging) of a more recent family there. Still other local yarns assert that the house is the original home of the Bloody Mary of children's lore, and that the house is haunted by a woman who killed her children, or by a woman whose husband killed their children, or by all of the parties involved in the tragedy.
Old Alton Bridge south of Denton, Texas
Locally, the bridge is known as "Goatman's Bridge", due to a legendary demonic satyr of the same name, who is popularly believed to inhabit the forest surrounding the area.
Constructed in 1884, the bridge connected Lewisville to Alton. The turn of the century brought a black goat farmer and his family to a residence just North of the bridge, and a few short years later, Oscar Washburn was known as a dependable, honest businessman. North Texans endearingly began to call him the Goatman. But the success of a black man was still unwelcome, and Klansmen in the local government turned to violence after he displayed a sign on Alton Bridge: "this way to the Goatman's"
Bunny Man Bridge in Clifton, Virginia
The Bunny Man is an urban legend that probably originated from two incidents in Fairfax County, Virginia in 1970, but has been spread throughout the Washington D.C. area. There are many variations to the legend, but most involve a man wearing a rabbit costume ("bunny suit") who attacks people with an axe. Many variations occur around "Bunny Man Bridge", the concrete tunnel of a Southern Railway overpass on Colchester Road in Clifton. Story variations include the origin of the Bunny Man, names, motives, weapons, victims, description of the bunny suit, and the possible death of the Bunny Man. In some accounts the Bunny Man's ghost or aging spectre is said to come out of his place of death each year on Halloween to commemorate his death. In some accounts, victims' bodies are mutilated.