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The Levee House

The Levee House paranormal

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Location submitted by: sdonley on 10/19/2019
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The structure was erected circa 1826 for Dudley Woodbridge, the first merchant of the Northwest Territory, a dealer in dry goods.

127 Ohio St
Marietta , OH 45750
Open to the public: No


Lat: 39.410930
Lon: -81.450550

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Claims: 1
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The structure was erected circa 1826 for Dudley Woodbridge, the first merchant of the Northwest Territory, a dealer in dry goods. After his business prospered, he moved to larger headquarters. The building then became a hotel to accommodate the river travelers and in 1911 a one-story addition was added which became a saloon. The hotel, named The Golden Eagle became very popular with travelers. At one time, it was also known as La Belle Hotel.

Added by: sdonley on 08/08/2022 DB#:578


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Local legend states that this building at one time had a brothel. A young man was upset with his father frequenting the establishment and tarnishing his family name so he decided to put an end it it and kill his father. Some say it was by shooting while others have claimed it was with an axed. There have been reports of a shadow figure who enters through the back of the building and has been seen throughout. Some say it is the spirit of this man still looking for some company.

Added by: sdonley on 08/08/2022 DB#:1573
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3298 08/08/2022 sdonley Shadow figure of a man has been seen coming inside and throughout the building.

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The Levee House // Marietta, OH // About Us
Added: 08/08/2022 By: sdonley
The Levee House is the only remaining original riverfront structure in Marietta, Ohio. Learn more about our history as well as who we are now.
The long history and many lives of Marietta’s Levee House | News, Sports, Jobs - News and Sentinel
Added: 08/08/2022 By: sdonley
MARIETTA — On Friday morning snow languidly fell on the Levee House as the cold gray waters of the Ohio River moved sluggishly by less than 100 feet down
Levee House Café | Haunted Places | Marietta, OH 45750
Added: 08/08/2022 By: sdonley
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Haunted Marietta | Ohio Cooperative Living
Added: 08/08/2022 By: sdonley
Post contains a quote from a chef who works at the building.

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