Where are the most haunted places in Massachusetts?
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Adams: Plunkett Hospital- -aka “Old Adam’s Hospital” - Is being considered to be renovated into condo’s for senior citizens. – Screams can be heard along with sightings of ghosts that usually resemble patients that may have died there. This buildings windows and doors are boarded up partially due to the fact that people have reported seeing ghosts in the windows looking outside.
Andover: Harold Parker State Forest – Beyond the old stone walls if you look out around 3 am you will see a green light and hear footsteps. Also there are a number of unmarked graves out in those woods, as well as the ruins of old houses.
Arlington: Robbins Cottage – Right next to the cemetery it is said that there is an apparition of an older woman dressed in servant’s clothing who walks from the back room and through the walls.
Ashland: John Stone Tavern – Believed to be haunted by a little girl & a man, believed to be John Stone himself.Assonet – Old Village House – The first selectman of the town pushed his daughter out of a second story bedroom window, killing her. Footsteps have been heard on the staircase, doors open and close suddenly, and candles are reported to be seen by passers-by on certain nights. Scratch marks found on the window of the room the daughter was murdered in.
Athol: The Rotunda Bowling Ally – This was once a theater, then converted to a bowling ally and bar. At night when everyone is gone. Closing you can hear people moving upstairs where the old theater was. It was said a woman hung herself up there.
Attleboro: St. Stephen’s Cemetery – There are many reports of a ghost named Doris, who was a 2 year old girl, her mother, Albertine, and her father, Eugene. Children’s footsteps on the pavement apparitions appear and disappear.
Auburn: Hope Cemetery – Around this huge cemetery there are many other smaller cemeteries. Ghosts have been sighted at the statue of Jesus being held up by an angel. Sounds of children laughing and other ghostly sounds.
Auburn: Stone Tavern – is haunted by the ghost of an unknown child.
Ayer: Fort Devens – Lights flash in buildings that have been un used for many years. Also in the old movie house a piano is heard by the police who watch the area and it is said that the dogs stay away from the building that they are to scared.
Becket – Becket Quarry – Over 200 people died there in the early 1900s when it was being built. Sensation of being watched and feelings of someone brushing up against you have been felt. Flashlights will go dead and then will work again once you’re at the bottom. One person reported being chased out of there by a ghost.
Bedford: Groton – Dudley Rd. – This Road has had very frightening acts since early 1800-s. And is known to send you home feeling frightened. This is where nuns where hung after practicing witchcraft in the mid 1800-s. Nuns have been seen at night. When seen in the fog they look like Demons in the night.
Belchertown: Belchertown State School – Doors unlocked and propped open slam shut and lock. Running footsteps, screams and cries can be heard throughout the building. Temperatures fluctuate between extremes in a matter of minutes. There is also a part of the property near the woods that surrounds the school where nothing grows. There are now no trespassing signs around the property.
Belchertown: Tadgell Primary school (made on state school grounds) – Mirrors vibrate and fall off walls. Blood trails found in cellar bathrooms. Odd feelings come over you when you set foot in there. Feelings of being watched in class. Things like pencils move around. Stall doors slam shut and lock in all bathrooms. Pictures and other things fall off walls. Papers hung are found on the floors, looking like they had been ripped off the wall. Woods on the edge of school grounds are haunted by the ghost of a man. This is an ACTUAL school, still open and running, only for another year though. For first and second grade.
Bellingham: Jo-Anne’s Restaurant – Customers and employees have seen the ghost of young man dressed in old civil war era clothing. The restaurant used to be an old stable house or something like that. There are also cold spots, but the ghost seems very friendly.
Beverly: Cavendish Square -there have been rumors that a dark, cold woman who once lived nearby slit her own throat on the street. There have been reports of her from some of the residents of Cavendish Sq…windows opening, faint voices, faces in the mirror, blue glow.
Beverly: Conant Street cemetery – when outside in the cemetery you can hear weird noises not from squirrels or any lively sounds. Visitors have caught orbs in photos.
Beverly: Endicott College – Brindle Hall – Reports of noises being heard throughout the hall. Shades often going up without anyone near them, sounds of marbles rolling across the roof, and hissing noises that travel throughout each room. Trees outside forming the letters to spell out the name Julie, a girl who mysteriously disappeared from the 4th floor. Hand prints found on the outside part of a 3rd floor window. Keyboard letters going up and down as though someone was typing when no one was near the computer. Banging on headboards until someone yelled stop and the noise went away.
Beverly: Endicott College – Reynolds Hall – Reports of seeing a ghost of a little girl reflected in mirrors, pool balls moving , Pictures been found upside down on the wall, heard the piano playing by itself, furniture moving, Faint knocks on the door of the top quad, Shades fly up in the middle of the night.
Beverly: Ocean View at Ellis Square- Formerly the Old Brisco School. Staff reports seeing fleeting images on the top penthouse floor, and staff have also reported seeing images in the upstairs mirrors near the dining hall. Many staff refuses to go up there alone at night when the floor is empty.
Billerica: Billerica High School- At the high school in billerica there have been reports of dead war veterans breathing on you and looking over you and following you on the first floor near a band room. Also around 9:pm you can see a man walkings the halls of the 3rd floor in old suspenders and rags with a deformed face and glowing dark red.
Billerica: Dudley road – there is an abandoned insane asylum back in the woods. You can hear screams and chains while walking down the path. Reports of being followed home & haunted by these spirits. The story behind Dudley Rd is that there was a Nunnery on the Rd and 3 Nuns were hung for practicing witch craft. And you can now see them haunting the Rd. There is a house that was built on the Rd where the witches were hung and had to be abandoned months later because the house began to sink. The house s still there and in oddly in the ground up to the second floor windows. Every year it sinks a little more. The Convent is called Daughters of Saint Paul. Some of the nuns were hung, some escaped then were later found and got there throats slit by the same man who hung the other nuns. if you drive down the road a little you see the feild where some of the nuns went to hide.
Boston: Berklee College of Music – The Massachusetts Ave Dorms – were once a hotel where there was a fire. people have seen apparitions in hallways and students have had victims of the fire living in their rooms. Talk to any Berklee alumni and chances are they will have some story to tell or know another student who has a story.
Boston: The Boston: Common – Has been know to be the site of two ghostly women, dressed in nineteenth century tea dresses, who smile at passers-by kindly, but vanish when approached.
Boston: Conservatory Dorms – footsteps ,slamming doors, audible voices, missing items, doors mysteriously not unlocking then flying open, used to be a hospital in the 1800-sBoston: – Boston: University – Shelton Hall, – which is now a residence hall, was once a Sheraton Hotel. Playwright Eugene O’Neill lived in room 401 and supposedly died in his room in 1953 and now haunts that floor. The floor is now reserved for students majoring in writing.
Boston: Emerson Majestic Theatre – Built in 1903, the Majestic has been noted as one of the most haunted theatres in the district. A mayor of the city died in the theatre during a performance and today he is still seen in his seat. There is also a little girl and a married couple dressed in turn of the century clothes that haunt the now un-used balcony.
Boston: Fort Warren – haunted by a lady in black believed to be the wife of Lt. Andrew Lanier. Fort Warren was a prison during the civil war, and the Lt. was confined there. The story is that his wife came to Boston. She dressed as a man, and snuck onto the island one moonless night to try and help her husband escape. They were cornered however, and when her gun misfired her husband was killed. She was sentenced to be hanged, and her only request was that she be allowed to be dressed as a woman. Someone found a black dress that had been used in a play the soldiers had put on and she wore it to the gallo It’s said she still walks the island. Reports for hearing gunshot and screams, and moaning.
Boston: Parker House (hotel) – It is reported by employees that there are several ghosts that inhabit this old hotel in the heart of down town Boston. Doors open and close by themselves, lights mysteriously turned on & off. several employees have left scared because they have reportedly seen these lost souls. the apparitions seem to be of older times with the attire and hair styles of the old aristocrat era there is also supposed to be voices throughout the night in the lobby, restaurant, and hall ways.
Boston: Waterfront – The Pilot House – This building once served as a type of dormitory in when it was built in the 1839. It was for Pilots or Captains of ships that were on overnight stay in Boston Harbor. There have been reports on doors slamming, a women in white who haunts the kitchen on the first floor, the sounds of several men laughing an talking, clinking glasses, as if they were playing cards and drinking late at night.
Bourne: Sagamore Beach – You can see a young lady glowing blue walking at the waters edge.Brewster – The Captain Freeman Perry House-Now an antiques shop, but formerly a boarding house) on Route 6a on Cape Cod. It is occupied by a spirit, who it is thought is named Roberta. The house is fairly well known as an “Occupied” residence.
Brewster: The Crosby Mansion – The Crosby Mansion has only been seen by a few people, the people have said that the house has no electricity and that lights were flickering when nobody was there. The people came to see the house a second time and there lights made a face in the window. People have seen blood marks on the front step.
Bridgewater: Bridgewater College – one of the bathrooms on the second floor is haunted. a girl hung herself. now if someone is in the bathroom alone they hear a noise of a girl choking. also the noise of a shower. when the shower isn’t even on. Another thing that happens sometimes if you take a shower in there and you are alone in the bathroom all the showers turn on by themselves. Another place that is haunted is the stairway. Sometimes we see black object moving. They aren’t shadows from other things because you see it when its darker.
Bridgewater: Bridgewater State College – Tillinghast Hall – this building was the original dorm in the 1800-s and used to have a large iron fence surrounding it well the house mother went to check out a noise on the roof to find several of her charges out of bed and on the roof so she sent them back to there rooms when she was climbing down she got tangled in her petty coat and slipped plunging to her death on the fence. She still wanders the halls chasing out men in the building after dark, closing doors, turning off lights and crying in the stairwell.
Bridgewater: Bridgewater State College – Wood Hall – it has a room that a girl very long ago set herself on fire and she is still seen today running thru the hall screaming Fire and banging on doors when the students emerge from there rooms there is no one there.
Bridgewater: Burger King – It use to be an old shoe store, the old fireplace on the back wall, Many sightings of a little girl in an old designed dress playing next to the fire place.
Bridgewater: Camp Titticut – An old Indian summer-time camp and burial ground. It is said that after King Phillip was caught by Myles Standish his body was drawn and quartered. His remains were scattered throughout Massachusetts so that his spirit could not go on to the after life. On quiet fall nights it is said that if you listen carefully what sound like leaves rustling is actually his remains crawling to get back together. Also, more recently, Camp Titticut was a boys camp in the 1930-s through 1950-s. It had a huge building used as a cafeteria, two story and three-story house as well as about eight cabins. A boy drowned in the small pond in the center of the camp in the 1940-s and his ghost has been seen and heard wandering the woods for the past 60 years. Most of the buildings were burned down in the late 1980-s so the town tore the rest of them down.
Bridgewater: Ryanham (Hockamock swamp) – Strange sounds are often heard late at night … apparitions of a child’s hands reaching out of the water have also been seen there ( apparently a child drown there many years ago ) Many sightings of old Indian canoes and the Indians themselves have also been sighted at night along the eerie water.
Brockton: Cape Cod Cafe – Sounds of a baby crying when no children are present in the restaurant. There is a story about a baby that was left alone at the table while the mother drank at the bar. The baby supposedly choked to death in the booth.
Burlington: Burlington Mall – Sears Warehouse – Footsteps heard behind you when no one is around, presence clearly felt in certain areas, objects fall from shelves when you walk by and a voice can be heard in some areas.
Burlington: Sawmill Road – Long dirt road, no street lights, old house at the end in the shape of a triangle. Been abandoned for years. Old man reportedly been seen living there, possibly a ghost.
Cambridge: YMCA -a green ghost of a man that dies there in the 1930-s is seen there.
Cambridge: Cambridge Rindge and Latin School – In the War Memorial Pool Hall there is ghost in the form of an old man pushing a book cart up and down the hallway where the names of WWII soldiers are inscribed.
Cambridge: Verna’s Donut Shop – Verna’s donut shop has a basement which stores supplies for both the shop and the adjacent cake decorating store. Several employees and a few customers have reported seeing shadowy figures crouching behind boxes. The granddaughter of Verna, who recently passed away, refuses to go unescorted to the basement level bathroom.Cape Cod – Barnstable Inn – Drinks get knocked over by an unseen force and doors slam.
Charlemont: The Charlemont Inn – There seems to be quite a few rather friendly spirits in this original 1787 Inn. A few of these visitors have been captured on film. Most active is “Elizabeth”, who must be a 17 year old “Brat”. She likes to slam doors, stomp up and down the hallways and move or throw things to bizarre locations. She also likes to talk to young children, who always report with the same words, “I was talking to the Lady”. There is also a Civil War soldier seen in the upstairs hallway, and a past innkeeper often seen in the tavern.
Chelmsford: Bainbridges – Bainbridges is a restaurant in Chelmsford that is supposedly haunted by a few different ghosts pictures have been seen moving an cries of a woman an children playing while the clean up crew was there alone.
Chelsea: Voke Park – If you steer in to the voke park baseball field you will notice a lil’boy that got viseously attacked by 2 dogs. He seen wearing the same clothes he was on the night of his death,and bloody and asking for help ,rumor has it when you approach him he dissapears.
Chelsea: YMCA – In the pool area, a boy approximately 12 years old can be seen in his bathing suit pointing at the bottom of the pool. Story has it that in the 60-s, a boy hit is head on a diving board while swimming alone and drowned. Was found later the next morning dead.
Chestnut Hill: Pine Manor College – Students have reported lights along the pathway near the Main House (administration building) turning off and on late at night as they walk by. For example, as a person approaches a light it goes out, then back on once the person has gone by it. An eerie feeling of being watched in this location has also been noted, as well as unexplained isolated mists in the surrounding wooded area.
Cohasset: The Town Hall – In the cells in the basement people have heard groans and chains. Some poltergeist activity. There is also cold spots.Concord – Colonial Inn – a gray ghost haunts room 24.Coolidge Pointe – House of President Calvin Coolidge – Reports of a phantom woman in a wheelchair.
Chestnut Hill: Pine Manor College – Students have reported lights along the pathway near the Main House (administration building) turning off and on late at night as they walk by. For example, as a person approaches a light it goes out, then back on once the person has gone by it. An eerie feeling of being watched in this location has also been noted, as well as unexplained isolated mists in the surrounding wooded area.
Danvers: Danvers Mental State Hospital – The old buildings lay on top of a high hillside. Police monitor surrounding areas. The buildings are bare and empty. Candles are seen through the windows at night.
Dartmouth: Lincoln Park – After the Park closed in 1986, it lay abandoned. Strange sounds, such as carnival-type music could be heard. The Park has been the site of many deaths over its 100-year history, including a worker who fell off the roller coaster in the mid 80-s. Most buildings have since burned down.
Dartmouth: University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth – The man who built this university was possessed by the devil. He committed suicide by jumping off the bell tower on June 6 between the hours of nine and midnight. On the sixth day of every month between nine and midnight he is seen lurking around the tower. Some students have felt his present and seen shadows when walking back from night classes.
Dedham: “The Gates” – There are 3 gates located off of High Street in Dedham. Take the right turn when you see the MIT sign then bear left. Keep going further and you’ll find a long stone wall. The 3 gates are spread from each other and supposedly the man who lived behind the gates murdered his 3 children and buried each one under each of the gates. Visitors may hear little kids screaming and may even experience a creepy aura. Reports say that visitors of the gates witness or get into a horrible accident after leaving the gates.
Duxbury: Sun Tavern – is haunted by a specter named Lysander. Cold spots are felt and tables have been known to tip over. Waiters give you the story of the ghost on place mats.
East Boston: East Boston Public Library – Many have heard people moving and talking in the basement were the bathroom is located. If your lucky you will see the librarian who was thought to have been killed down there on a late shift.
East Bridgewater: Town Hall – Many respectable town officials and clerks have heard odd noises over the years (when the facility is empty), heard knocking sounds coming from a door that opens to a wall, heard footsteps when alone in the building, etc. Supposedly haunted by an older woman.
Easton: Stonehill College – A small passenger plane crashed into the pond several years ago, and on the anniversary the pond gets covered with a blue mist and goes on to become a thick fog throughout the rest of campus. As it begins to clear, some say they see the pilot struggling to get out of the cockpit and climb onto drier land.
Fairhaven: Fairhaven Nursing Home – It is said that a women who was staying in this nurisng home one day ran out of the buildng and got struck by a car and died. She loved classical music but the nursing home usually played rock. When you pass by this nursing home in your car have ( which is still in use today) have the rock station 102.9 on and it will automatically change to a classical station when you are in fromt of the building and when you pass it it changes back to rock music.
Foxboro: The Old State Hospital – The state shut the Foxboro State Hospital several years ago, some say it was because of the cruelty of the patients. The buildings still remain, and strange things do happen. For instance you could hear and see the outside doors trying to be pushed out, as if they were trying to escape. Some also say it could be homeless people in living in there. Others believe these are the spirits that have been beaten severely or have been tortured. Reported by a former employee at the hospital during the 1980s that Buildings A & B where freezing no matter what the weather was. Doors slam shut, and the feeling of being watched.
Gardner: Bridge Road – This is a very haunted location. If you are coming off of rte 68 the mark is on the left side of bridge Road. A red X on a tree marks where a woman died in a car accident in 1995 do to an icy road. a white figure appeared gliding down the road. She is said to follow people back down the roa until past the second cemetery on Rte 68 headed into Baldinville.
Gloucester: Hammond Castle – In the early 1900-s, the house was built for an inventor and his wife, who were later buried there. It is now a museum. A janitor reports seeing the spirit of the inventor and his wife.
Gloucester: Rockport – Dog Town – Hidden in the woods off of rte 127, is a road that enters Dog Town, so called because the early fishermen hid the “village” in the woods away from the shore line to avoid detection from enemies. Many men died at sea while fishing leaving their wives and children alone, so they would acquire dogs, once the shoreline was deemed safe they abandoned the “village” leaving the dogs behind, creating wild dog packs. There are reports of a begger woman who asks for money at the entrance and curses you if you don’t relent. Also a man who was dragged out by police because he went insane looking for the gold pieces the woman hid in her cellar is said to be heard ranting and raving. There are also a few unsolved murders reported to have happened there. The last one was about 20 yrs. ago.
Greenfield: Eunice Williams Covered Bridge – Back in the 1600-s, Deerfield was raided by a band of French soldiers and Indians. The 200 or so captives were taken North to Canada, along the way crossing over the Green River in present-day Greenfield. Eunice Williams, wife of the town’s reverend who just hours before had given birth, was hacked to death in the river by an Indian. Today, a plaque set in a stone tells the tale, and a covered bridge looms beside it connecting North Greenfield and the Meadows section of town. It is said that Eunice shows herself here, at night, when motorists stop inside the bridge, turn off their headlights, and beep once. Other sightings have been beside t dam above the bridge, and downstream in the middle of the river.
Hanson: Camp Kiwanee – This place is VERY haunted. In 1905 a woman by the name of Alice Burrage got hung. No one knows who did it, but at that same time the caretaker disappeared. Also, in 1922 a boy got his leg caught in something. When they found out what it was, they found out that it was a man’s ribcage, that dated back to 1905!Alice got hung upstairs. If you go up there, the rocking chair moves on its own. You also hear screaming.
Holyoke: Main St. – 4 years ago a kid by the name of Emilio died in a driveby on the corner of Sargeant and Main. Because he was innocent and just at the wrong place at the wrong time his presence is felt on the streets at night. Walking alone you feel his touch if your a girl but if your a guy you feel like you’re being strangled for a few seconds and then it goes away.
Hull: Fort Revere – Noises and whispering can be heard. When standing in one of the many rooms there are often more than one and up to 4 doors from which you will see shadows fly by and even see shadows linger in the doorway. On the far end of forts, it has been known that sometimes if something is thrown into the doorway it comes flying back out at you. Possesses many evil-like characteristics, such as the steps of the stairs leading down to the forts are diagonal and extremely awkward to walk down.
Hyde Park: Riverside Theater Works – Rumors talk of a spooky spirit within the walls of the old French opera house. The building once burned down but they rebuilt it. Talk of a woman named Esmeralda, who died in a chair in the house during the fire, comes back to haunt the children who participate in the theatrical productions. Her apparition is seen during every production by 1 or more participants in the plays, floating above the lighting on the stage with a red eye. She also has appeared to few students when they sit in the purple painted chair that she died in. Sometimes when one of actors/actresses sit in the chair before a performance, bad luck comes about to them during their performance. So next time you are there watch out because she has her eye on you!!!
Lancaster: Dr. Franklin Perkin’s School – This place is a private residential school for DSS and DYS children. There are several buildings on it’s campus, but the building is called The Manor. It is over a hundred years old and is the size of a mansion. There is a girl about the age of 6 who runs out of one of the bedrooms at nighttime. She is in a long nightgown and wearing a nightcap. There is another girl downstairs who roams one of the units for the older girls. She just passes through…always at the same time of night. Up on the third floor, furniture is moved around, windows are opened, you can hear footsteps, and in one certain spot on the second floor, right above you, it sounds like somebody dropping something. Outside, only on certain nights…not all the time, on the third floor in one of the windows is a faint blue glow.
Leicester: Becker College Lane House – 3 little kids turn heat up and down, play with lights, move things around, bother guests, some say they have had sightings. Ghosts don’t seem to like some guests and weird things happen… stuff flies across room.
Lenox: Cranewell Resort – An eleven year old girl, whose last name is Sloane died from a disease in a hotel room there. The building on the right, which is right next to Sloane’s Tavern. A open diner place. They say people have heard squeaks, as apposed to be her own language. Even my dad did. He works as a carpenter there.
Lexington: Battle Road – A walk past Captain Smith’s house is the spot where one of the very first confrontation between the British Regulars and the Militia. The Militia ambushed the “Red Coats” killing eight. British soldiers are buried along the trail. Reports of fear and anguish towards sun down when the battle took place. Also children are sometimes seen around Captain Smith’s house.
Lincoln: Cemetery; various houses – very strange happenings. Red lights have been seen, and screams have been heard. One particular house, now taped off and watched by security, has been said to once been occupied by a family where the two youngest girls killed themselves. The house had been torn down and when they started to rebuild it, the ghost of the girls have been seen crying and flickering lights to show they were mad about the new house.
Lowell: St. Margaret School – Reports of a ghost in the girls bathroom.
Ludlow: Whitney Park – It is said that during the 3rd week of every month, at midnight, the swings begin to move and you can hear cries of laughter from children, but nobody’s there.
Lynn: Lynn Woods – Vast woods that surrounds the city of Lynn. Legend has it that if you walk through these woods you will hear voices and hear the breaking of sticks right next to you. The woods are completely dark, so you might want to take a flashlight and a friend. There is a tree that looks like a man was sucked into it. The tree appears to have an arm and a face can be visibly seen on the side. Also there is Dungeon rock, this where cults went to sacrifice people wandering alone in the woods. Its said if you go there alone at night the ghosts of these cults can be seen. That is why they lock the door of dungeon rock.
Lynnfield: Summer St. -a white cloaked figure with no hands or face walks up and down this street between 3:00 am and 4:00 am
Magnolia: Hammond Castle – It is believed that the Ghost of Mr. Hammond, his wife and a Mr. Hammonds lover, are seen from time to time by workers of the museum and it’s guests.
Malden: Cemetery Road – Holy Cross Cemetery – when driving down Cemetery road a woman in white can be seen walking or crossing the road. It is said she died in a car crash on her wedding night and she’s looking for her husband.
Mansfield: Happy Hollow Burial Grounds – Strange sense of heat when entering field. Just a sense that you aren’t wanted there. Apparition of a man with a large hat was seen in the opening we came through. Approached the graveyard a second time and he was seen again, by the entrance just staring at us. Don’t go out here unless you are looking for a paranormal experience.
Marblehead: Olde Burial Hill – Haunted by Willmot Redd the first and only witch during The Salem Witch Trials in 1692. She was burned at the stake right here in town. She put a curse on this town some of the Old Timers say you can hear her screaming “This town Shall Burn!”
Marblehead: The Blue Door Inn- This inn has 2 or more ghosts. one is a young man who died on the property while living in the house. The other is a woman “Rosemary” is thought to be the caretaker of the house. Both ghost are non-malevolent and have been seen and heard from many times.
Marlborough: Boarding House on Maple St. – Cold spots felt, apparitions seen, slamming doors heard. A dresser that was impossible to move by ones self was moved far away from the wall, drawers where open.
Medford: Rosebuds – Supposedly a pregnant woman’s body was buried there and is still to be found. At twelve o’clock on the dot we heard a baby crying and felt a breeze. The weird thing is that it is said only women can see her and she convinces them to “get rid of the men”
Medway: Holy Lands – This site used to be home to a camp for children. A young boy was said to have drowned in the pool. Sometimes you can still hear his cries for help.
Methuen: Red Tavern – Loud crashes heard from the top floor. They also have heard a young girl playing and laughing through the halls. Seen grayish figures in kitchen and have heard snarling from the basement.
Middlefield: Mack Cemetery – Follow Skyline Trail until you reach the town offices. In back of the building is a small family plot. In the far left corner next to a large tree lays a single stone. On the stone reads “IT”. There are no names, dates or other information on the stone. Across the street stands a large abandoned house, the presence of evil vibes are felt through out the entire area, as though you are being watched.
Milton: Fontbonne Academy – Late at night in the auditorium and 118 hallway you can hear the seats creaking and lockers slamming even when no one is there. doors can also be heard slamming. the story is that a drama student hung herself off the balcony in the auditorium.
Nantucket: The Chicken Box – A former chicken coop that was used as a speakeasy during prohibition and is now a popular bar and nightspot. In the early morning hours one winter, a person reported seeing a number of people in the parking lot dragging a case about the size of a refrigerator. The police were dispatched, but as their headlamps and spotlights passed over the people, they disappeared. After the police left, the men returned and dragged the box closer to the bar. The person who had reported them before saw one in her car. The police were dispatched again and again they disappeared when the light hit them. The police left, the men reappeared and managed to get the box inside. The next morning the woman tried to start her car only to find that the battery had gone dead.
New Bedford: Zieterion Theater – The original owner of the “Z” hanged himself in the projection booth of the Theater in the 1920s. He is never seen but his presence is known. There is an overpowering feeling of deja vu, and feeling of people watching you. There are also hallways and rooms that were built with no entry, and doors that do not lead to anywhere. No one, not even that staff, are allowed to go down to the basement by themselves.
Newbury/Byfield: Triton Regional High School -A student who died in the mid 90-s has been known to occupy the auditorium/theater. With lights off you can sometimes hear Joe drumming, or moving around the stage. We’ve had experiences of this happening when the school was locked up and only the tech crew was working in the auditorium (and all were present and accounted for)
Newburyport: Old Hill Cemetery – This cemetery, the oldest in Newburyport (which rests across the street from the historic “Olde Goal” and alongside the Barlette Mall), has a history of, well, unadulterated strangeness. There are cases where visitors have been temporarily “possessed” and taken on different personalities while at the cemetery. The cemetery is infamous for an occurrence in 1984 when a bunch of drunken teenagers forced entry into the Pierce tomb one night and proceeded to desecrate the corpses found in there. There was also a homeless woman who used a particular “table-tomb” as a bed. The most famous headstone in the cemetery is the one describing the lady who died by choking to death on a pea. It’s a very interesting place. While fully open to the public 24 hours a day, the cemetery is in a wretched state.
North Attleboro: Elppins house – some say he died in a car accident others say he died in a boating accident, either way they believe that Elppin comes back every March 3rd and haunts this house. A family moved in, in 1999, and they claim the presence does exist; they still live there today.
North Attleboro: Mount Hope Cemetery – At Mount Hope Cemetery in North Attleboro, there exists a haunted statue of Jesus that supposedly, if you stare at from afar, it begins to perform humorous dance moves! The statue is easy to locate. It is a white statue, and it has both arms raised into the air, with it’s feet covered by bushes. We have actually investigated this claim, and surprisingly, found it to be true!
Norwood: Marriott Courtyard – At this nice but not so quiet hotel, many things have happened. Many people heard tapping on the desks. Loud banging or kicking on the dresser. One visitors bracelet was being pulled off their wrist while in bed. A man has been seen walking around the first floor. He is about 7 feet tall. It turns out there was a very large man that hung himself in a room there. Even the maids do not like to enter the room.
Palmer: The “Hidden Cemetery” off Flynt Street – This small cemetery, no longer used, is located on a blocked-off road at the corner of Flyft Street and Route 32 in Palmer. Tombstones date back to the 1600-s. A site full of paranormal activity, documented photos include orbs, images of long-deceased graveyard inhabitants, voices are heard when tape recorded. This cemetery is the home of the “Lantern Man”, a cloaked figure often seen here at night, holding a lantern, walking among the tombstones. WARNING: do not visit this cemetery at night or at dusk, it is watched by a neighbor who WILL report you to the police!
Paxton: First Congregational Church -During the mid 1800-s, the minister of this church died during a sermon. His ghost has haunted the church ever since. Sightings range from candles lighting spontaneously in the chapel to footsteps going up stairs that have been removed.
Peabody: Bishop Fenwick High School – It has been said that the third floor is haunted by the ghost of a teacher who on her way home was killed in a car accident. People have heard footsteps and as it get later in the night you can feel her presence.
Pittsfield: The tracks before Clapp Park – strange noises and large white silloettes have been spotted .. mysterious footsteps and blood stained almost ape like finger prints frequently occur
Plymouth: Cortage Park – Cortage Park is an almost empty mall. It once was an Old Rope Factory. Strange music has been heard. The elevator operates by itself. Footsteps and moving objects. Supposedly the spirits of 2 workers who died there haunt the place.
Quincy: Central Middle School – A girl who was murdered in 1968 haunts the third floor bathroom. People have reported that her ghost will turn off faucets, lights, and even flush toilets.
Rehoboth: Route 44 – Haunted by a red-headed hitchhiker who terrorizes motorists who drive by on dark lonely nights. Has been known to do frightening acts.
Rockland: House Built by Former Town Treasurer – House built in 1873 by Joshua Stetson Gray, former town treasurer. Numerous sightings of prior occupants frequent the house and voices can be heard. Josh Grey there was said to have been murderer of a young infant and the death of the builder. Sights of a mysterious guy have been spotted. Light sometimes turn off and on. Reports of beds bouncing up and down by themselves, and strange things happening in the babies bedroom.
Saugus: Penny Road – IF you drive into Penny Road (dirt road off of route 99) you will see a sign to your left, on the sign you will see a little boy, and supposedly if you look through you rearview mirror you will see the headlights of the truck that ran him over. A little boy was walking down this path when a truck hit him and the boy died instantly.
Salem: Gallows Hill – Many report unknown phenomena happenings. Said to be the so called witches that were hanged there in the olden days.
Salem: Joshua Ward House – This house is associated with the Salem Witch Trials. Sheriff Corwin is said to haunt this place.
Salem: Patriot Cinemas – Sometimes you can smell cigarette smoke over near the projector, but you can’t smell it anywhere else. There is a room at the end of the hall which is very cold. You can see shadows moving fast out of the corner of your eye. One time there was a person reflected in the window, standing next to the projector, but no one was there. Someone had keys on a clip hanging from their pocket at hip level, and these keys somehow came unclipped, flipped around, and clipped on a wire, while this person was standing there. A little while later, they realized they were missing and after searching everywhere, found them hanging on this knee level wire. (There are at least 15 keys on this key ring, so you would have heard them if they fell off.) Another time the light upstairs was shut off, and the only way to get up there is if you have a key, someone with a key turned it back on, and then 5 minutes later when they went upstairs, the light was off again. The lights upstairs are always kept on.
Salem: Saint Mary’s Cemetery – Very strange noises, like the sound of a dog jogging on cement, a strange light what seemed to be a white glow stick go by very fast, but the oddest of them all was the Unexplainable feeling of evil, the feeling of being watched, and being rushed and overwhelmed with a negative energy.
Salem: Salem State College – Bowditch Hall Room 222 – Known for the ghosts of all three roommates that were found murdered there in the 70-s. Reports of beds shaking in the middle of the night and loud banging on the walls that can only be heard in that room.
Salem: The Hawthorne Hotel – is supposedly haunted. The elevator especially.
Salem: The Ward House – is haunted by the ghosts of the evil Sheriff George Corwin and witchcraft victim Giles Cory. Corwin is buried in the cellar.
Scituate: Lincoln Mill – The Mill is located right next to Hunter’s Pond. It is reported that a little bloody girl sits looking out the windows, and stares at you as you walk by. There have also been reports of screams and cries coming from the Mill as you hear the sound of a jammed saw and a young child screaming and crying for help.
South Attleboro: St. Stephen’s Cemetery – A great deal of strange occurrences happen at St. Stevens. There is a gravestone with the last name Dousette by the big iron cross that used to glow green. Scientists came into the graveyard to figure out why it glowed green, and could come up with any answer. They eventually turned the stone a little out of place and the stone urned red for several days, then stopped glowing. If you take the name apart, Dousette, you can make “do you see it.” If you drive into St. Stephens graveyard, the first thing that you will see is a big iron cross (that looks creepy). Take a left and drive back towards the woods on a dark night. When you go over the small hill and are facing the woods, flash your lights twice. A strange man will sometimes come out and tell you how to find spirits. There is a strong presence there, and many things have been seen there, such as a glowing orb that followed a visitor’s car out.
Springfield: Western New England College – Berkshire Hall – Room 401, the students feel that when they are getting up they cannot, like some force is holding them down. Supposedly a former student had hung himself in the room upon hearing that his girlfriend had broken up with him. The students also wake up with sound of broken glass.
Springfield: Western New England College – Windham Hall 133 Students often feel watched and the inability to get warm. The room has a constant chill around it.
Sutton: Prouty Mansion – Maria Prouty was murdered here by her husband. The murder was ruled a suicide. The reason was found out years later. The story is long and complex with more twists and turns than most works of fiction. Read the book ‘Deliver us From Evil’ by two local couples who researched the crime for more details.
Taunton: Taunton State Hospital – All of the buildings at the hospital are old and spooky. Many are abandoned. There are even rumors of underground tunnels. – Never Trespass on any of these locations!!! Always get permission to enter abandon or private property.
Tewksbury: North Street – As you turn onto North Street from East Street late at night, you can see a white apparition on the corner. As you drive further down, you will notice a little boy walking down the road. As you approach the train tracks there is a blue energy on the right side of the road.
Tewksbury: Tewksbury Memorial High School – There are plenty of reports of doors opening and closing on their own, strange noises, and moving objects. Many sightings have occurred late at night near the cafeteria, formerly the gym. This is caused by the lingering spirit of a cheerleader who died during a competition there. There is a cheerleading award named after her as well. In the D-hall corridor, the heating pipes move spontaneously, and make quite a ruckus. When passing by the cafeteria, many people have gotten cold sweats, chills, and other sorts of strange feelings.
Uxbridge: Montville House – house is 350 years old and many people have died in it. People have seen figures of an old woman and things tend to turn on and off by themselves. There is an old family burial ground in the back yard. Tenants often move in and out of this house frequently. The house is currently occupied.
Uxbridge: The Old Taft Tavern – sometimes in the middle of the night people would see ghost like features standing at the foot of there bed dressed in colonial clothing. You will hear girls, laughing very distinctively coming from the forbidden living room.
Wareham: Main Street – Several homes along this street have long histories of haunting activity . One house called Fearing Tavern in particular Things like objects moving.
Washington: October Mountain State Forest- A ghost girl in a white dress has been seen walking near the site of the William C. Whitney Estate which is now part of October Mountain State Forest.
Watertown: Hosmer School – There are two parts to the school. The older part of the school that has now been reconstructed into assisted living housing is believed to be haunted by Harriet Hosmer whose grave can be found down the street at Mount Auburn Cemetery. The Auditorium of the hosmer school that connects the old and new part of the school is also believed to be haunted by her.
West Springfield: Vincent’s Steakhouse Piccadilly Pub – Restaurant haunted by the ghost of the original owner Vincent. Some people have reported strange happenings with the electrical equipment and lighting as well as strange odors in certain areas of the building.
West Stockbridge: Camp Kingsmont/Blueberry Hill – Campers and counselors have reported seeing apparitions walking across the large field late at night. Also, when camping on the top of blueberry hill, campers and counselors have reported seeing the same apparitions atop at the clearing.
Westminster: Bourgeois Terrace – There has been reports of people walking in the sandpit late at night all alone with motorcycle helmets on. It has also been said that they moan when someone calls to them. Then they disappear.
Westport: Ice House – Located on the far edge of the Westport town reservoir. This old stone building supplied ice to the local area until it burned down due to suspected arson. Rumor has it that there were child laborers inside during the fire but this has not been confirmed, visitors to the site claim to have been chased off the site by unknown presences. There have also been sightings of large dogs on the property after sunset, but not a trace has been found of them during the daylight hours.
Weston: Regis College – College Hall – 2nd Floor – In The Grand Foyer there have been sightings of a man, thought to be an old piano teacher. When walking by Joseph Hall people have seen a man out of the corner of their eye. Also, the doors to the porch open and close on their own. The doors were opening and closing, with no wind blowing. If you ask politely for the opening and closing to stop the door will slowly close on it’s own completely and not open again.
Wilbraham: The Bishop House – This 170 year old home is located on a lonely, unlit country road. It’s haunted by several ghost, including a farmer, young boy and two females. Many visitors have experienced ghostly encounters here.
Winthrop: Former Deer Island Prison – Reports of outlines of a person would be seen. Also sinks and showers would go on and off by themselves, doors would open and close, lock and unlock.
Worcester: Spider Gates Cemetery – NO TRESSPASSING – A very dangerous cemetery. There is a spider looking design on the gate to the cemetery, hence the name, Spider Gates Cemetery. It is said that sightings of wandering ghosts the sensations of someone brushing against them have been reported. Fainting often occurs as the images and sensations become too strong to bear. It is said that some have died from massive heart attacks when they were over come with fear.
Worcester: The Old Worcester State Hospital – Has blood stains on the walls and now remains all boarded up. People have supposedly heard the screams of the patients who died there.
Yarmouth: Yarmouth Resort (formerly Flagship Inn) – Reports of sounds of doors slamming within indoor pool area when all doors are locked tight, items moved or placed in reception area within a matter of seconds, no known origins to these events, appearing to be a rather playful spirit, most likely a young little girl (left a baby hairclip on the counter as if to give clue to “what it is”) several night-time employees get unnerved catching strange vibes, one house-keeper spotted an image of a small dog.