The following books are helpful if you're interested in researching the topics covered by the website. If you know of anything that should be added to this list, please let me know.


New Burlington: The Life and Death of an American Village
By John Baskin
New American Library, 1977
A look at the ghost town of New Burlington in the years before it was flooded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Amazon

Ghosts of the Ohio River
By Bruce Carlson
2005
Many little-known river hauntings in the area between Pittsburgh and Cincinnati.
Out of Print, Not Available

Ghosts of Marietta
By Connie Cartmell
1996
Hauntings in Ohio's oldest city.
Invisible Ink

Uneasy Spirits: 13 Ghosts of Clermont County
By Rick Crawford
2002
Hauntings and horror stories from Clermont County, Ohio.
Invisible Ink

Ohio Atlas and Gazetteer
By Delorme
1996
The absolutely indispensible atlas of Ohio's highways and backroads.
Amazon

Ghosts, Spirits, and Legends of Southeastern Ohio
By Lawrence Everett
2002
A collection of hauntings in southeastern Ohio.
Invisible Ink

Ohio's Ghostly Greats
By David J. Gerrick
1982
Crudely-published but fascinating assemblage of Ohio ghost folklore.
Out of Print, Not Available

Forgotten Columbus
By Andrew Henderson
2002
My first book--featuring many of Columbus's forgotten historic sites.
Amazon . . . . . . . Barnes & Noble . . . . . . . Review

Haunted Houses: Spooky Tales of Yellow Springs
By Harold Igo
2002
Ghost stories from the western Ohio college town of Yellow Springs.
Invisible Ink

The Cletus P. Reese Story: Murder Ridge
By Jayne Call Imler
2002
A self-published, in-depth look at the largely forgotten serial killer from Coshocton County, Cletus Reese, and the farm which became known as Murder Ridge.
Amazon

Ghosthunting Ohio
By John B. Kachuba
Emmis Books, 2004
The author's second book, after Ghosthunting Illinois, examines a select handful of hauntings from each region of the state.
Amazon . . . . . . . Invisible Ink

Ghosts: Ohio's Haunted Landscapes, Lost Arts, and Forgotten Places
By Randy McNutt
Orange Frazer Press, 1991
An exploration of Ohio's many ghost towns.
Amazon . . . . . . . Review

Ohio Cemeteries
Ohio Genealogical Society
1976
A complete county-by-county listing of cemeteries throughout the Buckeye State.

Lost Ohio: More Travels in to Haunted Landscapes, Ghost Towns, and Forgotten Lives
By Randy McNutt
2006
McNutt's followup to the book that inspired me to start this website. An exciting prospect for any reader, much less one with interests like ours.
Amazon . . . . . . . Barnes & Noble

Columbus Ghosts
By Robin Smith
2003
A great compendium of Columbus ghost tales.
Amazon

Columbus Ghosts 2
By Robin Smith
2003
Even more hauntings in Ohio's capital city.
Amazon

The Cincinnati Crime Book
By George Stimson
2003
A great history of noteworthy crimes in Ohio's Queen City.
Amazon

Devils, Ghosts, and Witches: Occult Folklore of the Upper Ohio Valley
By George Swetnam
1988
Legends from Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Kentucky.
Invisible Ink

Ghost Stories of Ohio
By Edrick Thay
Lone Pine Publications, 2002
The Ohio edition in a state-by-state ghost story series.
Amazon . . . . . . . Invisible Ink

Weird Ohio
By James Willis, Andrew Henderson, and Loren Coleman
2005
My second book, co-authored with James Willis from Ghosts of Ohio and researcher Loren Coleman. Part of the Weird US series by Weird NJ creators Mark Sceurman and Mark Moran.
Amazon . . . . . . . Barnes & Noble . . . . . . . Review

Haunted Ohio I-IV
and Ghost Hunter's Guide to Haunted Ohio
By Chris Woodyard
Kestrel Publications, 1991-2001
Ohio's original true ghost story series.
Amazon . . . . . . . Invisible Ink . . . . . . . Review

Ohio: Off the Beaten Path
By George and Carol Zimmermann
2000
Trips through Ohio to some lesser-known historic sites.
Amazon



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