Dayton’s Unknown

Halloween is coming, and to get into the spirit (HA), here are some of our favorite local spooky stories!

Woodland Cemetery Series: The Boy and His Dog


Johnny Morehouse is perhaps one of the most famous graves in Woodland Cemetery. Johnny drowned in the mid 1800s, and there are many stories about his dog’s death.

One story is that Johnny’s dog jumped in the river and drowned trying to save him. The family was so moved by his loyalty to the boy that they had the grave marker sculpted of him and Johnny.

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