Ghosts and Hauntings
Located near the center of the cemetery, the receiving vault was built to protect the freshly dead (from the elements and, more importantly, from grave robbers) until their graves could be prepared. It has also, historically, been the site of some strange activity—activity that, some would argue, continues even now.
The first odd incidents began after guards were stationed there to keep watch over President and Mrs. Harding’s bodies as they were being interred there while the Harding Memorial was under construction.
Seventy-seven years later, the now-defunct local ghost hunting group Eerie Paranormal gathered evidence of a decidedly spooky nature.
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When the people of Marion think of the Palace Theatre, they’re probably more apt to think of great live entertainment than ghosts. However, a few inexplicable events at the Palace over the years have led to rumors that it may have a spook or two. Anyone who’s ever been in the Palace would certainly attest that its design – the plush red seats and curtains, the dim lighting and the way the darkness hanging above the audience makes the interior appear larger than it actually is – lends it an otherworldly quality.
We’ve included a few of these uncanny incidents in Haunted Marion, Ohio, and we’re sure there are even more strange stories about the Palace waiting to be heard.