Ever wonder if
there is something scary in your town or city? Well thats why we
decided to add some Haunting places in Massachusetts for you. If you want you
can probably go out and see if these are true. If you do we strongley suggest to
you to be carefull while you are looking. You dont know whats safe, and whats not.
Martha Wilson House. On the first floor, unexplained footsteps have been heard pacing back and forth, doors slamming shut all at once, and windows open when nobody is there. Sessions House Served as a passage in the Underground Railroad. Started as old farmhouse, known to be haunted before becoming part of the college. Contained secret tunnel in basement where escaping slaves were killed when it collapsed; their ghosts reported to haunt the house.
Near First Cliff
In the spring a ghost ship is seen. It starts out robust and luxurious but right before your eyes it's sails become all torn.
The Hawthorne Hotel
Is supposedly haunted. The elevator especially.
Cohasset - The
In the cells in the basement people have heard groans and chains. Some poltergiest activity. There is also cold spots.
Pembroke - Moonlight
Is haunted by a spectre 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.
Haunted by a red-headed hitchhiker who terrorizes motorists who drive by on dark lonely nights. Has been known to do frightening acts.
The old pool. The old pool was built above the original pool. Many lifeguards at the old pool have seen movements and heard noises by the stairwell leading to the old pool. It is rumored to be from a swimmer that died there.
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.
Several homes along this street have long histories of haunting activity. One house called Fearing Tavern in particular things like objects moving.
St. Stephen's Cemetary
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.
Haunted by lighthouse keepers after original lighthouse was destroyed by a storm, while main light house keeper stood on shore & watched after going for provisions.
Haunted by the spirits of civil war prisoners who were held there.
On the Marble head Coastline a group of British Pirates robbed a wealthy woman on the beach. One ring she wore (an Emerald) would not come off. The Pirate took her back to the ship to see if the others could get it off. When that failed, they took her back to the beach where the brutally stabbed her and cut of her finger. people have heard her screaming in the late of night or the early morning.
Haunted by a ghost called Willie who died in a cannon accident.
Originally a hotel of ill repute, then a dorm for Emerson College, is currently selling condos. Haunted by persistent flappers, drug-addicted dandies, and an old man with a beard. Parapsychologists filmed ghostly horses in lower basement, which once served as the stables.
Haunted by a lady in black believed to be the wife of Lt. Andrew Lanier.
A green ghost of a man that died there in the 1930's is seen there.
A gray ghost haunts room 24.
An elderly man sits in a rocking chair by the fire place.
Ghost of a woman that died in childbirth there is seen in the halls.
Is haunted by the ghost of an unknown child.
John Stone Tavern
Is haunted by a little girl.
The Tea Room
Its were physics tell fortunes and they say that a very young women between the age 20-25 that wears a white dress and is all dressed up, calls on people and appears in front of a fire place.
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 apporached.
Newbury Port -
Maudslay State Park
Known to have had hauntings for many years.
The Ward House
Is haunted by the ghosts of the evil Sherrif George Corwin and witchcraft victim Giles Cory. Corwin is buried in the cellar.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Has a number of ghosts, some in dormitories, some in classroom buildings, and one in the library. The library ghost is that of a former librarian. She roams the stacks at night and though no one has ever seen the specter, people often report “feeling watched” in the stacks late at night. She supposedly would mess with the card catalog.
OceanView 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.
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.
Apparent sighting of a little girl crossing the street in front of a cliff where she fell some years before. When approached, the little girl disappears.
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.
Large outcropping of rock in woods off route 44. It was used by Indians in the King Philip's war as a campsite. Fires can be seen burning on the rock at the top. Indian voices are often heard shouting.
Yarmouth Resort (formerly
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 in hallway which then seemingly disappeared before her eyes.
Spider Gates Cemetery
A very dangerous cemetery. There are eight gates, hence the name, Spider Gates Cemetery. It is said that at the first gate, one will begin to hear whispers and leaves moving when there is no wind. As progression towards the eighth gate continues, 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. No one has ever made it to the eighth gate, or so they say.
Note: I have been here before, during the day, still spooky. I have heard that if you jump off a Tombstone you will break your leg. (Sounds dumb, I never tried it) - Deadbody Man
Med State is a mental hospital that has been shut down for about twenty years. There are about forty different buildings on the premises that are each equally sinister. People have reported hearing ghostly footsteps, weird noises, and phantom images inside several of the buildings. Some witnesses have even claimed seeing blood on the walls and floor.
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.
Moore State Park
People have reported seeing ghostly figures that supposedly committed suicide in the millhouse down from the millpond. The sightings include a young man and young woman hanging together, and the original owner of the mill, who is also hanging in the millhouse.
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.
The Cemetery on Broadway Street
In the cemetery, sits a rocking chair where a little girl is buried. People have reported seeing her sitting in the rocking chair while it glows.
A man in black can sometimes be seen floating up and down the street late at night. He fades away when you start to stare.
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.
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.
Shad Factory Mill/Pond
Man cloaked in dark clothes appears and vanishes in the woods/strange white lights in the woods at night/people have had a strange sense of terror when they walk past the stone wall ruins-like something doesn’t want them there.
Palmer's River Burying Ground
Hear and sometimes see a little boy in 19th century clothing . A few people have heard this boy crying for help.
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.
The Old Church
Reported lights at night, unexplained noises from basement. Once Featured on Unsolved Mysteries.
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.
Heard footsteps, TV come on in the middle of the night and stuff moved around and blankets being pulled off and saw something floating above the bed.
Cries of adults and children are heard.
South Hadley -
Mount Holyoke College
In 16c gothic church, the oldest in western Massachusetts, the organ plays of it's own accord from time to time, and the apparition of a young girl walking in circles was seen by the headmistress, who soon after retired.
Lizzie Bordens Lawyers House
This is the house of murderer Lizzie Borden’s' lawyers house. A family moved in 1995 doors mysteriously opened and had noises. There is a door that the family never had opened and there dog used to sit and bark at it. The family moved out that month of fright and fear.
Wellesley Inn on the Square,
In the Lafayette Lounge objects have been known to move of their own accord. Hotel and restaurant staff have reported mysterious goings on with the small elevator in the lobby, among other happenings elsewhere in the building. Sense of being watched. Sometimes the scent of rosewater perfume can be detected.
Cemetery on route 44 in Rehoboth
Haunted by an old man that screams and pounds on your car windows as they sped out of the cemetery.
Wolf Island Cemetery
People can be seen hanging by their necks from the trees surrounding the old graveyard.