“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Smoot in Greenbrier County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)

Greenbrier Ghost

Greenbrier Ghost Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Forest McDermott, July 20, 2008
1. Greenbrier Ghost Marker
Inscription. Interred in nearby cemetery is Zona Heaster Shue. Her death in 1897 was presumed natural until her spirit appeared to her mother to describe how she was killed by her husband Edward. Autopsy on the exhumed body verified the apparition's account. Edward, found guilty of murder, was sentenced to the state prison. Only known case in which testimony from ghost helped convict a murderer.
Erected 1991 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
Location. 37° 54.104′ N, 80° 37.962′ W. Marker is near Smoot, West Virginia, in Greenbrier County. Marker is on Midland Trail W Road (U.S. 60) 0.1 miles south of Exit 156 - Sam Black Church exit (Interstate 64), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Smoot WV 24977, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sam Black Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rupert (approx. 4.1 miles away); Fort Donnally/Border Heroes (approx. 5.4 miles away); Andrew & Charles Lewis March (approx. 5.4 miles away); Meadow River Lumber Company/United Methodist Church
Greenbrier Ghost Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Forest McDermott, July 20, 2008
2. Greenbrier Ghost Marker
Photo taken looking east on U.S. Route 60 toward Sam Black Church.
(approx. 9.1 miles away); Pontiac's War/Welsh Cemetery (approx. 11.4 miles away); Greenbrier County / Summers County (approx. 11.8 miles away); Big Lime (approx. 12 miles away).
Additional keywords. Ghosts
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
Greenbrier Ghost Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Forest McDermott, May 26, 2012
3. Greenbrier Ghost Marker
Looking west on U.S. Route 60 with the entrance ramps for Interstate 64 in the background at the Sam Black Church exit.
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 533 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on , by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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