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129 Shawshank Ohio State Reformatory

October 18, 2023
Is Ohio State Reformatory Haunted?

The Shawshank Ohio State Reformatory is considered one of the most haunted prisons in the United States. Many young people were sent here and later were forced to mix with hardened criminals without the best result. Now visitors claim to see shadow people and experience paranormal activity. Is it haunted? Listen and you decide!



Questions Discussed in this Episode

When was this prison built? What was the philosophy of it? What were some of the significant events that happened here? Which movies and television shows have filmed here? Which parts of The Shawshank Redemption were filmed here? Do visitors see shadow people? Is the basement in the administrative building filled with spirits? What is the Chair Room? Are there explanations for the paranormal activity experienced here?



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Sources for this Week’s Episode

The Ohio State Reformatory Experience | Mansfield, Ohio



8 Most Haunted Sites at the Reformatory – The Ohio State Reformatory Preservation Society



Ghostly History of OSR – The Ohio State Reformatory Preservation Society



Inside the haunted prison of The Shawshank Redemption – BBC Travel



Is the Ohio State Reformatory Really Haunted? –



(5) Haunted America: Ohio State Reformatory – YouTube



Ohio State Reformatory: Exploring the paranormal at ‘Shawshank’ site



Ghost Hunting at the Ohio State Reformatory



Ohio State Reformatory – Wikipedia



Caught something on my trip to Ohio State Reformatory. : r/Ghosts



Mansfield Prison (aka Ohio State Reformatory), Mansfield OH | Haunted Rooms America



Browns tour Mansfield haunted prison



Ohio State Reformatory, Mansfield, Ohio – Really Haunted



The Haunted Ohio State Reformatory: Ghostly Prison – Amy’s Crypt



Ohio State Reformatory – Haunted Houses



Shawshank Prison & Shawshank Museum – Shawshank Trail



Music for this episode was performed by Michael Rivers



“Pat Facts” and “Ghost Story” themes by Mondo



“Time for a Debate” theme by Gail Gallagher gailgallaghermusic.com


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