Dent School House

Episode 54 · July 16th, 2013 · 37 mins 18 secs

About this Episode

Road trip! The ScareHouse design team pays a visit to our friends at The Dent Schoolhouse in Cincinnati - which is ranked as one of the nation's best haunted attractions by USA Today, Forbes, Fangoria, Haunted Attraction Magazine, Hauntworld,, Citybeat, and many others. It was also seen on the Travel Channel show, Halloween Crazy!

The Dent Schoolhouse takes place in a schoolhouse that was built back in 1896 and contains a gruesome legend...The Janitor of the school, Charlie McFree is said to have killed a large number of the student body over a period of 10-20 years. Hiding their bodies within the basement, the smell became too much and alerted the town of Dent... discovery of the hellish scene has made a permanent residence in the basement.

The owners and designers of both Dent and ScareHouse come together for an extended conversation about design, operation, and the challenges of creating, promoting, and operating a high-tech haunted attraction that can meet the high level of expectations of so many customers each and every Halloween season. Visit for tickets, images, video and much more from one of America's best haunted houses!

ScareHouse, Pittsburgh's Ultimate Haunted House, has been ranked as one of “America’s Scariest Halloween Attractions” by Travel Channel and featured in multiple online and print publications including USA TODAY, Forbes, AOL News, Yahoo, Funworld, and Money magazine.

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