Haunted Places in Montpelier, Vermont



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    Vermont College - College Hall

    Montpelier, Vermont

    At Vermont College in the College Hall Chapel, built in the 1830s, the ghost of a girl who died in one of the towers is said to reside. The pipe organ has been known to play chords when it was turned off.


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    Green Mount Cemetery

    Montpelier, Vermont

    Reports say there is a grave here marked by a green statue of a crying lady nicknamed Black Agnes. The grave she marks is of a man, John Hubbard. Local legend says those who sit in the statue's lap are cursed and will die.


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    Goddard College

    Plainfield, Vermont

    6.9 miles from Montpelier, VT

    The manor house is believed to be haunted. A tale is told about a prospective student who walked in and asked a man who was playing a piano for directions, but the man just kept on playing as if he hadn't heard her. The student left in a huff, then ...


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    Norwich University

    Northfield, Vermont

    9.2 miles from Montpelier, VT

    Four halls are involved in haunting legends at Norwich University. At Alumni Hall, legend has it that there is a haunted, boarded-up dorm room in which a student hanged himself, and a few years later, his brother was given the same room and hanged himself as well. The legend surrounding ...


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    The Old Stagecoach Inn

    Waterbury, Vermont

    10.5 miles from Montpelier, VT

    The historic inn is said to be haunted by a former resident. Rocking chairs and other furniture have moved by themselves, beds are stripped and the linens neatly folded when the housekeeper looks away, and apparitions have been seen. Room 2 is said to be the most haunted.


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    Gold Brook Covered Bridge - Emily's Bridge

    Stowe, Vermont

    13.5 miles from Montpelier, VT

    The small wooden covered bridge is said to be the residence of a haunt. Some stories say Emily was disappointed after her fiance didn't show up for their elopement, and she hanged herself on a rafter. Others say she was run over by runaway horses and knocked to the rocky ...


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    Green Mountain Inn

    Stowe, Vermont

    15.2 miles from Montpelier, VT

    Former inn horseman Boots Berry is believed to haunt the inn. He was born in 1840 in Room 302, son of a chambermaid and an inn horseman. When he became inn horseman himself, he was awarded a medal for saving some stagecoach passengers when the horses ran away. Taverns all ...


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    Brass Lantern Inn

    Stowe, Vermont

    15.4 miles from Montpelier, VT

    Many guests who've stayed here have reported hearing people in an adjacent coming in late at night and laughing and talking as if just returning from a night on the town. However, it is determined the next morning that no guests were registered to the rooms from which the voices ...


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    Catamount Bed and Breakfast

    Williston, Vermont

    26.7 miles from Montpelier, VT

    Originally the home of Vermont's first governor, the 1796 inn is now home to friendly ghosts who show up from time to time. The voices of phantom children also have been heard on the second floor. A Halloween Haunted Forest has been known to take place here, including theatrical shows, ...


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    Inwood Manor

    Barnet, Vermont

    27.1 miles from Montpelier, VT

    Reported to be closed, the Manor was known to be haunted by the ghosts of a woman and her child who drowned in the nearby Connecticut River. Renovations are said to awaken the woman's ghost, who appears as a smiling lady in a candy-striped dress. She is apparently happy when ...


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    Shelburne Museum

    Shelburne, Vermont

    33.4 miles from Montpelier, VT

    The museum consists of several historic buildings that contain relics from the past. One of the buildings here, the Dutton House, is said to have more to it than meets the eye. Built in 1872 in Cavendish and relocated to the museum grounds in 1950, the red colonial house's ghosts ...


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    Saint Michael's College

    Colchester, Vermont

    33.4 miles from Montpelier, VT

    Saint Michael's College's theater is reported to be haunted by a nun who helps the actors during performances and causes props to disappear. And in the first-year men's dorm, an evil presence is said to stem from occult meetings held here in the 1960s or '70s. Witnesses say lights go ...


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    Vergennes Opera House

    Vergennes, Vermont

    34 miles from Montpelier, VT

    Numerous reports over the years of shadow figures roaming back stage and lights turning off on their own during events. Electronic equipment failing for unknown reasons during events and then working normally after the show/event ended. Reports of chairs moving in their own and banging noises from the balcony when building is ...


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    The University of Vermont

    Burlington, Vermont

    34.2 miles from Montpelier, VT

    Many ghosts haunt this university, from a sea captain named Jacobs to a 1992 student who died of electrocution and now tinkers with the electricity. Several houses have their own ghosts: the Allen House's lives on the top floor, and the Bittersweet House's wears 1800s garb. From various buildings and ...


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    University of Vermont

    Burlington, Vermont

    34.2 miles from Montpelier, VT

    Many ghosts are said to reside here, including one in the farm on Spear Street and another, a female in period dress, whose apparition has been seen in the Agriculture Department's Bittersweet House. In the Center for Counseling and Testing, the ghost of retired seaman Captain Jacobs has been seen ...


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    Camp Farnsworth

    Fairlee, Vermont

    34.3 miles from Montpelier, VT

    In Keushk, the camp's theater and gathering hall, witnesses have reported cold spots and feelings of uneasiness. Also, the apparition of a woman has been seen holding a kerosene lamp and walking slowly between the living areas. Locals call her The Lady of the Lamp and accept her as the ...


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    Aiken Hall - Champlain College

    Burlington, Vermont

    34.3 miles from Montpelier, VT

    Witnesses say in this dorm, they feel an uneasy feeling and are sometimes touched by unseen hands. Strange noises and TVs that turn on by themselves have been reported, as well as cold spots.


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    American Flatbread - Carburs Restaurant

    Burlington, Vermont

    34.9 miles from Montpelier, VT

    At American Flatbread, once the Carburs Restaurant, a deceased former employee occasionally makes an appearance. The former worker shot himself in the head in the basement; the bullet is still embedded in the wall, according to reports. While most ghostly encounters occur in the basement, folks in the bar have ...


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    160 Bank Street

    Burlington, Vermont

    34.9 miles from Montpelier, VT

    The building is now "The Farmhouse Tap N Grill" but back in the 80's it was a McDonald's. While working night maintenance with another employee, we were just starting cleaning after closing (circa 11 p.m.). He went down to the basement to begin cleaning there. He immediately came RUNNING back ...


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    Beal House Inn

    Littleton, New Hampshire

    39.4 miles from Montpelier, VT

    Originally built as a farmhouse in 1833, Mrs. Beal's inn was born 100 years later. It is said to be haunted; witnesses have described male voices, mysterious shadows, and a warm sensation.


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    Burke Green Cemetery

    Burke, Vermont

    39.8 miles from Montpelier, VT

    Burke Green or Burke Hollow Cemetery is believed to be haunted by something that watches passersby at night, whether they are passing on foot or in a car. Strange movement has been reported here as well.


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    The Norwich Inn

    Norwich, Vermont

    39.9 miles from Montpelier, VT

    The 1890 Victorian inn near Dartmouth College is said to be the place that inspired the setting of TV show “Newhart.” Another inn, built in 1797, stood here before the Norwich. Room 20 is home to the apparition of a woman who also has been seen in the dining room. ...


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    Sugar Hill Inn

    Sugar Hill, New Hampshire

    40.3 miles from Montpelier, VT

    At the historic Sugar Hill Inn, guests have been surprised to see an elderly couple enter the inn and float right through a set of closed doors. The shadow of a man also appears near where Mr. Oakes, a former owner, passed away.


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    Haunted Railroad Bridge

    Hartford, Vermont

    41 miles from Montpelier, VT

    An 1887 railroad disaster occurred here when the Montreal Express fell over the old wooden bridge, killing over 30 people. The ghost of a victim, 13-year-old Joe McCabe, is said to appear here. Some say Joe didn't actually die in the wreck but suffered tragically when he watched his father ...


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    The Quechee Inn at Marshland Farm

    Hartford, Vermont

    43.1 miles from Montpelier, VT

    Built as a private home by Joseph Marsh IV in 1793, the historic inn and farm was purchased by John Porter in 1845. He and his wife Jane lived there until they passed, John in 1886 and Jane in 1900. Jane Porter's ghost is said to reside in the inn. ...


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    Vermont Police Academy

    Pittsford, Vermont

    43.6 miles from Montpelier, VT

    The Vermont Police Academy was once a state hospital for tuberculosis patients, and is believed to be haunted by a nurse named Mary who worked here during that era. Legend has it that Mary contracted TB herself. Reports say that the patients' call buttons are still present in the recruit ...


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    Eddy House - High Life Ski Club Lodge

    Chittenden, Vermont

    43.7 miles from Montpelier, VT

    Formerly the Eddy House, the building that houses the High Life Ski Club Lodge has a long history of being haunted--since at least 1874. Originally the home of Zepaniah Eddy, who had three children: William, Horatio and Mary, descended from a long line of psychics. The Eddys were mediums from ...


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    Comfort Inn - White River Junction

    Hartford, Vermont

    44.1 miles from Montpelier, VT

    Local legend has it that Room 112 is haunted by a woman who committed suicide there. Her ghost tampers with the electronic key entry system, and guests who stay here report an eerie feeling of being watched.


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    Inn at Clearwater Pond

    Hartford, Vermont

    44.3 miles from Montpelier, VT

    Mr. Tewksbury committed suicide here in the early 1800's. He lurks in our hallways, family room, backyard and guest rooms. I have seen him many times, my housekeepers have seen him, my guests have seen him. He can be either male or female. He knocks on ...


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    The Black Lantern Inn

    Montgomery Center, Vermont

    44.4 miles from Montpelier, VT

    The showering ghost is a mystery at this inn. In Room 3 of the Burdette House, the shower is known to turn on and off by itself. No one has a clue why this happens. Formerly known as the Montgomery House Bed and Breakfast.


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    Old Barlowe Street School

    St. Albans, Vermont

    45.1 miles from Montpelier, VT

    The pre-1900 Old Barlowe Street School was more recently used for the St. Albans Haunted House Halloween Event from 1979 to 1989. But the Halloween event may have had some real haunts. Legend has it that in the 1920s, a school janitor died from a heart attack in the ...


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    Welden Theatre

    St. Albans, Vermont

    45.7 miles from Montpelier, VT

    This 1940s theater is believed to be haunted by an apparition of a man in a white sweater who has been seen in the basement. Folks have heard unexplained voices, doors open and close on their own, and a movie projector once started by itself. Some witnesses say they have ...


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    Opera House At Enosburg Falls

    Enosburg, Vermont

    46.2 miles from Montpelier, VT

    Constructed in 1892, the Opera House is said to be home to a ghost named Willy, who was the son of a workman and died alone after breaking his leg in the attic. Willy is blamed for moving props and stealing scripts as well as the footsteps that come from ...


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    St. Albans Bay State Park

    St. Albans, Vermont

    47.1 miles from Montpelier, VT

    A phantom ship is said to float in St. Albans Bay, with ghost pirates who call out to fishermen. According to legend, the phantom pirates are trying to capture Champ, a creature who was once believed to live in the bay.


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    Sumner Falls - Hartland Rapids

    Plainfield, New Hampshire

    49 miles from Montpelier, VT

    Apparitions of loggers have been spied floating down the Connecticut River near the Hartland Rapids and Sumner Falls, and on the nearby trails, a tall phantom in black clothing and a black hat has been seen.


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    Fort Ticonderoga

    Ticonderoga, New York

    49.6 miles from Montpelier, VT

    Originally the French military Fort Carillon 1755-1759 during the Seven Years War, Fort Ticonderoga was active during the American Revolution. It was the site where Ethan Allen, Benedict Arnold and the Green Mountain Boys gained their first victory. The fort became the property of the state of New York in ...


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    The Spalding Inn

    Whitefield, New Hampshire

    50.1 miles from Montpelier, VT

    The Spalding Inn, formerly the Cherry Hill House, is owned by Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson, stars of TV's Ghost Hunters. The 1860s inn is believed to be haunted, proven by apparitions, shadowy figures, odd noises, whispers, and hot spots. Room #38, the kitchen and the Carriage House are said ...


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    Green Mountain Lodge

    Brighton, Vermont

    51.3 miles from Montpelier, VT

    The 1860's Green Mountain Lodge, formerly the Clyde River Hotel, is rumoured to be haunted. The third floor appears to be the main source of paranormal activity, due to the fact that many unusual accidents and deaths have occurred up there. The most common apparition is that of a ...


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    Plattsburgh Air Force Base

    Montpelier, New York

    51.6 miles from Montpelier, VT

    Witnesses have described several strange occurrences at Plattsburgh Air Force Base, including cold spots, unexplained flashing lights, ghost children, and the loud sound of soldiers on horseback marching. At the entrance between two pillars, a Revolutionary War soldier's ghost has been seen marching back and forth or standing guard. Ghostly ...


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    Lake Memphremagog

    Newport, Vermont

    52.1 miles from Montpelier, VT

    Memphremagog is the Abenaki word for “great expanse of water.” The area is said to be haunted by Revolutionary War General Mad Anthony Wayne. It is also home to a legendary sea serpent called Memphre, of which there have been more than 150 documented sightings.


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    SUNY Plattsburgh - Macdonough Hall

    Plattsburgh, New York

    53 miles from Montpelier, VT

    Macdonough Hall at SUNY Plattsburgh is reportedly very haunted, say witnesses who have heard toilets flush and radios and fire alarms turn on, seen strange apparitions and bathroom lights that come on and off, and found locked doors unlocked. The hauntings are believed to stem from before the hall was ...


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    Lake Bomoseen

    Fair Haven, Vermont

    53.2 miles from Montpelier, VT

    Locals tell of three men who long ago set out to cross Lake Bomoseen to the tavern on its shore, and were never seen again. Only their boat was found floating empty on the water. Now, during full-moon nights, folks here say that a phantom rowboat can be seen moving ...


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    Old Chapel - Castleton State College

    Castleton, Vermont

    54 miles from Montpelier, VT

    The Old Chapel, built in 1821, is Castleton State College's oldest building. Formerly the college's medical academy, legend has it that the ghost of a partially dissected woman roams the chapel without her head. It seems that the medical academy rarely had enough cadavers to practice on, so the students ...


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    Ellis Hall - Castleton State College

    Castleton, Vermont

    54.3 miles from Montpelier, VT

    Rumor has it that a second-floor bathroom is haunted by a female student who committed suicide here. Witnesses say toilets flush and showers and faucets run on their own.


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    Bowman House - Laurel Hall

    Shrewsbury, Vermont

    55.6 miles from Montpelier, VT

    The apparition of a women, believed to be Mrs. Bowman, has been seen here. Also, legend has it that those who stand in a dark stain at the top of the stairs develop and intense feeling of foreboding. Please note: The spirits here don't stand for misbehaving. It is said ...


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    Plymouth State University

    Plymouth, New Hampshire

    56 miles from Montpelier, VT

    Plymouth State University is rumored to have several haunts. The 1800s Mary Lyon Residence Hall is said to be haunted by a malicious female spirit who lingers in the basement. The ghost of Mary Lyon herself also is said to appear in the underground tunnels, looking for her lover. And, ...


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    Mount Washington Hotel

    Carroll, New Hampshire

    56.2 miles from Montpelier, VT

    Room 314 is said to be the hotbed of haunted activity in this hotel. Allegedly haunted by Carolyn Stickney, the wife of the original owner. There have been reports of her being sighted since shortly following her death. She has been seen variously walking the halls, brushing ...


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    Wellscroft Lodge

    Montpelier, New York

    59.5 miles from Montpelier, VT

    Reported here have been phantom music and a Lady in Red who appears on the stairs. She may also appear in the front windows. The location is not currently in operation as a lodge; reports say it is for sale.


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    Golden Stage Inn Bed and Breakfast

    Cavendish, Vermont

    61 miles from Montpelier, VT

    Erected in 1788 and originally a stagecoach stop, the historic inn was believed to have been a stop on the Underground Railroad. A male and a female ghost are said to reside here, and the female is said to be constantly brushing her hair.


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    The Notchland Inn

    Hart's Location, New Hampshire

    61.3 miles from Montpelier, VT

    A tombstone in the inn's front parlor reads "1778. Nancy Barton. Died in a snowstorm in pursuit of her faithless lover." Nancy's is a well-known local legend. When her fiance ran off with her dowry, she suspected which way he had gone and followed him on foot. The man had ...


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