During the mid-1800s this Athens family became famous for holding incredibly successful seances in their humble home on a ridge top in Athens, called Mt. Nebo. The highest point in Athens County, Mt. Nebo is legendary.
The West State Cemetery is home to the Angel of the Unknown Soldiers, a gravestone commemorating the unidentified soldiers interred in the cemetery.
Legend has it that school officials deemed the room uninhabitable after students reported objects flying off of shelves and smashing into walls, doors opening and closing, and sightings of the ghost of a student who once lived in room 428.