Locals, who visit Salem Cemetery in Hendrysberg, OH, have seen the ghost of Louiza Fox, the first murdered citizen of Kirkwood Township. She has been seen crying at her grave and at the site of her murder.
Weeping Woman of West Virginia Parkersburg, West Virginia is home to The Weeping Woman, a graveyard statue that is the focal point of dozens of local legends.The statue is located in Riverview Cemetery, and watches over the family plot of the Jacksons
Locals, visitors and paranormal investigators believe St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 is the most haunted cemetery in the world. Many ghosts haunt this famous graveyard in New Orleans, including Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau.
Mortsafes were used to prevent corpses being stolen by bodysnatchers (resurrection men) for use in anatomy schools. The earliest mortsafes consisted simply of a large stone that was too heavy for the resurrection men to lift.
Phantom figures in both Union and Confederate uniforms still pace Gettysburg’s battlefield and cemetery. A man seen wearing a black hat with a star often tries to converse with tourists and pose with families for photos before he disappears.