GHOST MAP: We dare you to explore these 300+ haunted places in Kentucky and Indiana – Courier Journal

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Waverly Hills Sanatorium by air. Dec. 9, 1938

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Halloween is the perfect time to visit haunted houses, spooky theme parks and ghostly attractions. While a trip to the Haunted Hotel or Kentucky Kingdom’s Halloscream can be fun and even scary, it’s hard not to remember the chainsaw-wielding clown running toward you is really just an actor who’s definitely not going to hurt you.

But what about those really haunted places — cemeteries with legends of ghost visits, abandoned hospitals with stories of tragic deaths. 

The Courier Journal assembled a map of hundreds of places in Kentucky and Southern Indiana with reports of paranormal activity, assembled by the Shadowlands Haunted Places Index.

We also gathered up some history and a few legends surrounding some of Louisville’s eeriest locations, you know, just in case.

So, if you want to find out if these ghost stories are real, go see for yourself.

We dare you.