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Central Ohio Legends & Lore

Central Ohio Legends Lore The legendary tales of Central Ohio reach far beyond the region Bigfoot like creatures have been sighted in the state since the s Wright Patterson Air Force Base was the headquarters for the milit

  • Title: Central Ohio Legends & Lore
  • Author: James A. Willis
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 473
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • The legendary tales of Central Ohio reach far beyond the region Bigfoot like creatures have been sighted in the state since the 1800s Wright Patterson Air Force Base was the headquarters for the military s investigations into UFO sightings in the mid twentieth century Some of Johnny Appleseed s earliest orchards were planted near present day Steubenville, Mansfield andThe legendary tales of Central Ohio reach far beyond the region Bigfoot like creatures have been sighted in the state since the 1800s Wright Patterson Air Force Base was the headquarters for the military s investigations into UFO sightings in the mid twentieth century Some of Johnny Appleseed s earliest orchards were planted near present day Steubenville, Mansfield and Lima, and a farm in Nova boasts the last tree planted by Appleseed Join James A Willis as he travels across Central Ohio and delves into the Buckeye State s stories of murderous villains, courageous heroes and even a few ghosts and monsters.

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    About "James A. Willis"

    1. James A. Willis

      Not since the Headless Horseman went charging through Sleepy Hollow has something come out of the Hudson highlands of upstate New York as thrilling and chilling as author and paranormal researcher James A Willis Fueled by a steady diet of boo berry cereal, Creepy Magazine and late night Vincent Price movies, Willis soon developed a taste for the unexplained and quickly began seeking out all things strange and spooky.When he wasn t trying to coax the boogeyman out from under his bed for a photo shoot, Willis pondered such eternal questions as what happens to us when we die is there life on other planets, and what possesses someone to decorate their house with 1,001 milk jugs In 1999, after spending than 15 years chasing after ghosts and visiting crybaby bridges, Willis moved to Ohio and founded The Ghosts of Ohio ghostsofohio , a nationally recognized paranormal research organization Willis has grown the organization to well over 35 members in three divisions throughout the state Columbus, Cleveland, and Cincinnati.In 2004, in what seemed to be destiny, Mark Moran and Mark Sceurman, the brainchild s of the Weird US series of books, approached Willis and asked him to contribute to their latest volume, Weird US To date, Willis has been involved with 6 books in the Weird US series He is the co author of Weird Ohio 2005 and Weird Indiana 2008 and was also a contributing author to Weird US 2004 , Weird Hauntings 2006 , Weird US II The ODDyssey Continues 2008 , and Weird Encounters 2010 Willis unique and offbeat writing style was officially recognized in 2006 with his induction into the Grand Order of Weird Writers In addition, Willis has been a contributing author to several books in the Armchair Reader series, beginning with Weird, Scary Unusual 2008 and continuing with several books released in 2010 Armchair Reader Goes Hollywood, Armchair Reader s All about Ohio, and The Mammoth Armchair Reader 2011 marked the release of Willis latest collaboration with Armchair Reader, Haunted America For 2012, Willis released Haunted Indiana, his first work with Stackpole Books In the fall of 2012, Willis The Big Book Of Ohio Ghost Stories was unleashed.Look for Willis next book, Ohio s Historic Haunts, to be released in late summer of 2015.A sought after public speaker, Willis has given presentations throughout the United States, during which he has educated and entertained tens of thousands of people of all ages in crowd sizes ranging from 10 to well over 600 He has also been featured in than 50 media sources, including CNN, USA Today, Columbus Business First, Midwest Living, The Canadian Press, and even the Kuwait Times He is also currently a contributing author to Mysteries Magazine.Willis currently resides in Columbus, Ohio, with his wife and daughter, a Queen loving parrot, and three narcoleptic cats.

    541 Comments

    1. This was one of the most fun, interesting books I've read to date. The author was informative, reasonable, and at times, throughout the book, quite humorous. There were many intriguing stories told and I love the way that parts of the book were broken down into specific sections such as those that relate to ghosts and urban legends and those that relate to Central Ohio true crime (subjects I find immensely entertaining).The book is a quick read & sparked a lot of interest in me to seek out s [...]


    2. There are good parts of this book and others that weren't so engaging. It seems like there were a few people who may have been born in Central Ohio, but didn't really do anything here, which was more of what I was looking for. However, the book was an interesting look at legends, people, places and things that are talked about in Central Ohio. I particularly enjoyed the chapter on urban legends, and loved seeing the places I used to hang out around like Mooney's Mansion and the "Gates of Hell" d [...]


    3. Great relaxing read. It was fascinating to trace back, as far as one can, the folklore and find the nugget that started it all. The humor cut in at the perfect moments! Satinha!



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