Fort Devens

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Fort Devens, named for Civil War general Charles Devens, is now the Devens Reserve Forces Training Area. Reports say that in the older, unused buildings, unexplained flashing lights have been noticed at night. And piano playing has been heard coming from the defunct movie house.

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Geographic Information

Address:
Fort Devens
Ayer, MA
United States

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GPS:
42.537994546213, -71.6163146487088
County:
Worcester County, Massachusetts
Nearest Towns:
Shirley, MA (1.7 mi.)
Ayer, MA (2.1 mi.)
Harvard, MA (3.1 mi.)
Groton, MA (5.5 mi.)
Lancaster, MA (6.4 mi.)
Lunenburg, MA (6.8 mi.)
Bolton, MA (7.2 mi.)
Littleton Common, MA (7.2 mi.)
Leominster, MA (7.4 mi.)
South Lancaster, MA (7.4 mi.)

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  1. I am a former student of the Shriver Job Corps school in Sevens, MA and it is actually haunted. My roommates have reported evil beings haunting their rooms and actually making physical contact with him and his old roommates. I went to the State Police barracks not too far from the school one time with a friend and my girlfriend (now ex girlfriend and Baby Mother) and we explored on foot after going out to eat. There is an old abandoned mental hospital across the parking lot of the Police barracks and if you acknowledge the beings in the windows they can and will hay t you for weeks and possibly possess any person with you or even you. The aparations can be found on the first floor mostly watching you and young children can be heard playing. And there is an evil demon of Legion who will possess you at any given time. That demon possessed my girlfriend at the time and it’s hard to walk back to school with a possessed girlfriend and not know how to react or what to do. My experience is the most lenient of the experiences. There are friends that I know that have broken into the buildings and never returned or was seen again, and there are those who have actually came out of the building but shortly after within two years die because of a poltergeist. Do NOT go near this building if you want to keep a beautiful memory! Also the field across the street is beautiful during the day but at night don’t let looks fool you because your sight will surely say different.

  2. Have proof Devens theater is haunted!! Just type in
    (Haunted Fort Devens theater I, II, III & watch the times posted need more info let me know, i even have an orb there!!. I have other videos with ghost activities also on YouTube thanks

  3. Hi. I lived on fort devens in the old officers housing. The place I lived in was very haunted. Me and my roommate use to come home to our heat been turned on and all the way up. You could hear voices at night and foot steps. We have had the front door that was dead bolted and locked on the knob open and close just before our eyes. Even seen a man standing in the bedroom. I had a daughter at the time who wasn’t even one and we would go to get her out of the crib and the crib with her in it across the room. There’s so much more I could say.

  4. I lived in family housing on Ft. Devens 1982-1984. The housing unit I lived in definitely had something going on. The bathroom was upstairs. Twice unexpectedly the hot water tub faucet turned on by itself. The faucet was conventional twist to turn on. So it’s either turned off or on. This happened Once when I was the only person in the housing unit. The other time when my wife was in the house by herself. It happened to her first. Then a couple of months later to me. I never felt afraid but it was startling.

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