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The Gill House

The Gill House

129 Harding Way
Galion, Ohio
44833 USA

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Galion, Ohio is home to one of the most haunted places in the state, The Gill House. Come Explore its mystery with Haunted Journeys.

The History

Constructed from 1902 to 1904 for Bloomer and Nellie Stewart Gill, the Gill House an impressive history. The design and construction of this property are quite remarkable. Noted Detroit architect Louis Kamper designed gill House. 

The house was the home to David Gill, who moved into the area in 1818 with his brother-in-law George Wood. After marrying Catherine Wood, many family tragedies occurred, starting with her untimely death. After remarrying to Louisa, many of their children also passed early during their childhood. The house is rich in familial history, tragedies, and joys of family living.

Mary Jane Williams Vail, a family member said Henry Ford was acquainted with her grandfather and came to visit Bloomer Gill in the earliest years of the 20th century. It is said that Ford drove into Galion with what was the first automobile seen in Galion. The late Olive Gill, Bloomer & Nellie’s daughter in law, told a story that was passed on through the generations. Thomas Edison, Harvey Firestone, and Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone had lunch at the Gill House in 1923 after attending the funeral of President Warren G. Harding in Marion.

The Hauntings

After undergoing historic preservation, the Gill House can easily be called one of the most haunted properties in Ohio. Visitors and staff report similar paranormal activity, such as a little girl in white, footsteps, laughter, physical contact, shadows, and full-body apparitions.

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Date added: Mar/04/2019 | Last time updated: Aug/25/2020

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