Michael Humphrey showed former Ohio Gov. Bob Taft his former Ohio State Reformatory cell on Thursday.
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It's fitting somehow the son of the "Prince of Darkness" would come and search for ghosts at the former Ohio State Reformatory.
Would the Ohio State Reformatory still be standing if The Shawshank Redemption hadn't been filmed there in summer 1993? OSR's Shawshank Specialist Tom Clark says maybe not.
A few years before Andy Dufresne chiseled a hole in the wall to escape from the fictional Shawshank State Penitentiary, real inmates at the Ohio State Reformatory nearly pulled the same trick in the spring of 1990.
The Ohio State Reformatory will again host Ghost Hunting 101 this year after the program's successful inception last fall. The classes will take place Saturday, May 19 and Saturday, Sept. 1.
The Ohio State Reformatory has elevated its standing as a nationally recognized historical site committed to the ongoing restoration and preservation of the historic prison fulfilling the mission of the Mansfield Reformatory Preservation Society (MRPS) that governs it. In 2017, the Reformatory generated an economic impact for the community in the range of $7 million.
MANSFIELD — American songwriter David Allan Coe visited the Ohio State Reformatory for the third time in his life Friday — this time he didn’t…