Most Haunted Places in Maine

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    EHP Rating: 88.9

    The White Lady of Brownville Road

    Millinocket, Maine
    Locals tell a tale of a newlywed couple who swerved off the road in the 1950s or 1960s. The car went down an embankment, and the man went for help. When he came back, his new wife was gone, never to be seen again... alive, anyway. People say she can still be seen, in ghostly form, walking along...
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    EHP Rating: 87.5

    Seguin Island Lighthouse

    Phippsburg, Maine
    Local legend tells of a former keeper who ordered a piano for his bored young wife. It came with one song on sheet music, which she played over and over until her husband, driven insane by the repetition, chopped the piano to bits with an axe and then killed his wife and himself. Folks say the...
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    EHP Rating: 85.7

    Fort Knox

    Prospect, Maine
    Designated a National Historic Landmark in 1970, Fort Knox is said to be quite a spooky place. Folks have reported apparitions, electronic voice phenomena and the feeling of being physically touched by the spirits here. The site has been featured on TV's Ghost...
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    EHP Rating: 84.6

    Biddeford City Theatre

    Biddeford, Maine
    At this historic theater building, strange things are said to happen. There is a face above the stage, and the eyes on it seem to open, close, and look around. There are also unexplained voices and noises, and lights that flash and flicker. Witnesses say inside the building they get an eerie...
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    EHP Rating: 83.3

    Captain Lord Mansion

    Kennebunkport, Maine
    A female apparition is often seen walking through the Lincoln bedroom. She also occasionally appears on the hallway outside the rooms....
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    EHP Rating: 83.3

    St. Joseph's College Chapel

    Standish, Maine
    The young ghost in residence here was the son of a family who once owned this land. The son was buried at the chapel. Witnesses have reported hearing him playing and laughing. Another child's spirit haunts the pond. It's said that she drowned while playing too close to the water. Another spirit to...
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    EHP Rating: 83.3

    Anderson Cemetery

    Windham, Maine
    Visitors to the cemetery, located on River Road, have returned to their parked cars to find tricks have been played on them. Some find that their vehicles have moved 5 or 6 feet forward or backward; others find their car doors standing wide...
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    EHP Rating: 82.4

    Buck Cemetery

    Bucksport, Maine
    Find the grave of Jonathon Buck, and you'll see it has a footprint stained into the tombstone. Legends told by the locals say the tombstone has been replaced several times, but the foot always reappears. As the legend says, Jonathon Buck ordered his mistress executed, saying that she was a witch....
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    EHP Rating: 81.8

    North Bowdoin Cemetery - Cemetery in the Pit

    Bowdoin, Maine
    Rumored to have been buried here in the 1800s is a woman who practiced witchcraft. Some say she was buried near a big stump, and if a star appears in the stump, it means the witch is roaming the grounds with you. It is said that there is a curse attached to the witch's...
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    EHP Rating: 80.0

    Beckett's Castle

    Cape Elizabeth, Maine
    The 1871 castle is said to be haunted by 1800s publisher and poet Sylvester Beckett. Reports say he appears as a ball of blue light, causes cold spots, and jerks blankets off freshly made beds. This is a private residence, and no trespassing is...
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    EHP Rating: 80.0

    Canfield's Restaurant

    Wiscasset, Maine
    Built in the 1790s to be a boardinghouse, the building that now houses Canfield's Restaurant is said to be haunted by a poltergeist. Witnesses say teapots are turned topsy-turvy, chairs move around, and the some witnesses are smacked in the behind. Believed to be Lydia Dana, a previous owner, she...
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    EHP Rating: 80.0

    Silver Lake

    Bucksport, Maine
    The ghost of Sally Weir is said to haunt Silver Lake, also known as Mattakeunk Pond. Sally was a maid and prostitute in the late 1800s who was brutally murdered. There are varying accounts of the circumstances surrounding the crime. Some say Sally's ghost haunts the area waiting for her murder to...
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    Museums of Old York

    York, Maine
    The friendly white lady who haunts this museum is said to be the spirit of a woman who long ago was hung here for witchcraft, when the building used to be the town hall. Some call her the "White Witch." Supernatural activity reported here includes chilly breezes, items moving on their own, and...
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    EHP Rating: 77.8

    Kennebunk Inn

    Kennebunk, Maine
    Allegedly haunted by two ghosts, one thought to be the former owner and one a clerk who worked there decades ago. Haunted activity include glasses falling off shelves, other items moving, and strange noises that some claim sound like voices. ...
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    EHP Rating: 77.8

    Coach Stop Inn

    Bar Harbor, Maine
    Built in 1804, the Coach Stop Inn was an actual coach stop and is said to be haunted by ghosts from its past. Witnesses say the lights flicker and unexplained children's voices can be heard. Objects have been moved, and doors will lock on guests after they leave the doors unlocked. The ghost has...
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    EHP Rating: 75.4

    Strand Cinema

    Skowhegan, Maine
    This movie house was built in 1929, and became Strand Cinema in 2003. Some say it is home to a ghost who is very angry. The phenomena surrounding the place are said to have begun in 1978 when an apartment was added to the building. Workers took the brunt of the ghosts anger then: They were shocked...
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    EHP Rating: 75.0

    The Opera House at Boothbay Harbor

    Boothbay Harbor, Maine
    It is said that at the Boothbay Opera House, the ghost of an unknown soul haunts a room on the second...
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    EHP Rating: 75.0

    Chute Road Cemetery

    Windham, Maine
    According to old tales, two young sisters went missing nearby. The belief it that they may have fallen into a defunct well or mine shaft. Although their bodies were never found, they each have a tombstone in the cemetery. Folks have spotted the two ghost girls playing in front of the cemetery early...
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    EHP Rating: 75.0

    Fort William Henry - Colonial Pemaquid

    Bristol, Maine
    A ghost is said to live at this popular historic tourist attraction. In 1696, Native American Chief Taukolexis was said to be hanged here at the fort. Locals say that his ghost now resides in the tree from which he was hanged. His spirit also is said to appear as a white glow near the fort's front...
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    EHP Rating: 73.3

    Mount Saint Joseph

    Waterville, Maine
    Mount Saint Jospeh is a nursing home that used to be a children's hospital. The site appears to be haunted by children's spirits. Different residents in the nursing home, having never met before, have reported a little girl in a purple dress who keeps them awake all night. Many of the nursing...
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    EHP Rating: 72.7

    Maiden's Cliff

    Camden, Maine
    A girl is said to have fallen on the rocks below here while chasing her windblown hat. Some reports say she died instantly; others say she was taken home and died later of internal injuries. The spot is marked by a large white cross. Her screams are said to echo on the...
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    EHP Rating: 72.7

    University of Southern Maine

    Portland, Maine
    Ghosts said to inhabit this university like to move objects, turn on and off electrical appliances, reset the clocks, and pull other pranks. The sound of footsteps has been noted, and cold spots also have been reported. Local lore avers that the Robie-Andrews Dorm is home to at least five spirits....
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    EHP Rating: 72.7

    Maine State Prison

    Cushing, Maine
    Some equipment used at this prison came from an old prison in Thomaston, which was reported to be haunted. When that prison was torn down, its equipment was recycled for use at Maine State Prison. Correction officers at the new prison have seen spirits of former inmates and have had uneasy feelings...
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    EHP Rating: 71.4

    Loon Pond

    Acton, Maine
    A ghost dog is said to roam the shore here. He is said to be a Siberian Husky type with three legs, and he has a phosphorescent glow, and can be seen around midnight or 1...
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    EHP Rating: 71.4

    Mallett Hall

    Farmington, Maine
    Haunts at Mallet Hall include a little girl known to some as Mary and a dorm mother who is said to have hanged herself. Also, the basement and the 3rd floor are both said to be home to particularly dark...
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    EHP Rating: 70.6

    Route 26 Hitchhiker

    Poland, Maine
    The glowing ghost of Route 26 is a hitchhiker, a young lady in a fancy dress. Some tales tell that she was a bride who was killed in a fatal accident in the 1930s; others say she was a teen on her way to the prom. Another version says she was a bride murdered before her wedding. At any rate, she...
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    EHP Rating: 70.0

    The Lucerne Inn

    Dedham, Maine
    Reports vary on who and why the Lucerne Inn is haunted. Some people claim that there was double murder-suicide that took place here when a man caught his wife cheating. Details of the catching and the man vary from story to story with his name changing with the telling of it. Other people claim...
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    Univ. of Maine - Beta Theta Pi House

    Orono, Maine
    This house is said to have two ghosts, one a young man who hanged himself after fighting with his brother in the 1950s, and a friendly ghost named Evelyn. Evelyn was a dorm mother in the 1950s who is said to have died of natural causes in the house. She has been known to give the fraternity...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Outer Heron Island

    Boothbay, Maine
    A headless sea captain's ghost is rumored to linger here, searching for his head. According to legend, he lost his noggin long ago in a nearby...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    1794 Watchtide by the Sea

    Searsport, Maine
    Reports say this establishment is no longer operating as an inn, but it was said to be haunted by a friendly apparition who has been nicknamed...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Readfield Historical Society and Museum

    Readfield, Maine
    This building is haunted by a young schoolgirl and a hostile presence, believed to be a male. Whispering noises, moans and screams have been heard in the building, along with disembodied footsteps. A visitor was attacked by an unseen entity. Electrical appliances go on and off, and chairs and desks...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Wilton Farm and Home Museum

    Wilton, Maine
    People have reported being touched and brushed against by people they can't see. Yelling voices and musical instruments being played have also been reported in the museum. (Submitted by Callum...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    The Old Red Church

    Standish, Maine
    This church was built in the late 18th century, and has been the source of many hauntings. Mysterious voices and the sound of something being dragged across the roof of the church are some of the many paranormal occurrences that have taken place here. (Submitted by Callum...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Keag Store

    South Thomaston, Maine
    At Keag Inn, a mysterious spirit appears, the ghost of a man who may be the former owner. His presence has been felt by both employees and guests, and some have seen a shadowy form on the second floor. The inn was built in...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Ogunquit Playhouse

    Ogunquit, Maine
    A theater production may not be the only thing of interest to see here. It is said that those who visit the playhouse may see the ghosts of Revolutionary War...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Pitcher Man - Goose River Bridge

    Rockport, Maine
    Legend has it that William Richardson threw a 1783 party to celebrate the end of the Revolutionary War. He drunk more than his fill and made sure everyone else did too, carrying pitchers around and making sure mugs were always full. He is said to have wandered off from the party and eventually was...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Musical Wonder House Museum

    Wiscasset, Maine
    Original a two-family home built in 1852, this museum is said to be haunted by a young man in his early 20s. His apparition has been seen around the museum, and it is believed that he was a former resident of the house long...
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    EHP Rating: 63.6

    Five Stones of River Road

    Brunswick, Maine
    The 5 mysterious stones have no known purpose, but those who love nearby say that on moonlit nights, singing voices can be heard around them. Some say they are the voices of long-gone Native Americans who lived here long...
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    EHP Rating: 62.5

    Poland Spring Resort

    Poland, Maine
    Reportedly haunted by the original owner, people claim they have seen his apparition walking the hallways, that they hear his footsteps and that he moves objects in the Inn....
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    EHP Rating: 62.5

    Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum

    Brunswick, Maine
    The museum is named for a former owner, Civil War general, Bowdoin College president, and Maine Governor Joshua L. Chamberlain. Built around 1924, the Greek Revival home is still home to Chamberlain and his wife Fanny, some say. Their apparitions have been seen in the house many times, as well as...
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    EHP Rating: 62.5

    The Devil's Footprint

    Manchester, Maine
    Embedded in a stone in the wall around a cemetery near the North Manchester Meeting House, the Devil's Footprint is a mark of great curiosity. Stories say that when the road was being built, the construction workers came across a rock that couldn't be moved. One worker is said to have called out in...
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    EHP Rating: 60.0

    Captain Fairfield Inn

    Kennebunkport, Maine
    Reported to be haunted by the ghost of Captain James Fairfield. The ghost is said to appear and disappear at various times and places throughout the house, but does not do anything to scare or frighten the guests. ...
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    EHP Rating: 60.0

    East Wind Inn

    St. George, Maine
    If you want to stay in a haunted room, try room 12 or 14 as those two rooms seem to have the most haunted activity associated with them. Be warned however, the ghost appears to be a malevolent one, as people claim they have been attacked by an unseen entity inhabiting the third floor. People have...
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    Captain Lindsey House Inn

    Rockland, Maine
    A generic variety of haunting, this inn boasts at least one ghost (though some claim there are ghosts that number in the dozens there). Doors slamming, footsteps being heard when there is no one present and someone who likes to rumple the freshly made bed, these are are some of the most...
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    EHP Rating: 60.0

    Admiral Peary Inn

    Fryeburg, Maine
    A 7- or 8-year-old girl's ghost is said to haunt the Admiral Peary House. The apparition is called Annabelle, because a visiting psychic claimed this was the child's...
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    EHP Rating: 60.0

    Charles Q. Clapp House

    Portland, Maine
    Captain Asa Clapp is said to haunt this house, as well as the nearby McLellan-Sweat Mansion. His apparition has been seen, and other phenomena such as cold spots, footsteps, and an eerie presence have been...
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    EHP Rating: 60.0

    Harpswell Harbor

    Harpswell, Maine
    A famous phantom ship was said to appear just before dark. It was depicted in the John Greenleaf Whittier's 1866 poem "The Dead Ship of Harpswell." The ship changed size and shape, but always appeared sailing straight ahead at full sail, no matter what the weather was like. Legends say the ghost...
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    EHP Rating: 60.0

    Old York Cemetery - Old Parish Cemetery

    York, Maine
    This cemetery contains the grave of Mary Nasson, said to be a witch who was executed and buried there in 1774. A heavy stone slab lies over the grave, rumored to be placed there in order to keep her inside. The stone slab is said to always be warm. Note: Her name may be spelled Mary Jason in some...
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    EHP Rating: 50.0

    Wallingford Hall

    Kennebunk, Maine
    Employees at this historic site say that if you come for a visit, you may see apparitions of soldiers in the barn, hear doors slamming and footsteps running on the old staircase, and feel unexplained cold...
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    EHP Rating: 50.0

    Shawmut Inn

    Kennebunkport, Maine
    Not a well-known haunting, but it is claimed that the Inn has a resident prankster ghost that hides items from staff and guests. ...
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    Elsa's Inn

    Gouldsboro, Maine
    At Elsa's Inn a maid reported strange noises and Victorian music throughout the inn. However she thinks these ghostly happenings are of a friendly apparitions and she likes the beautiful, and slightly creepy music orchestra that plays at night. (Submitted by...
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    U. of Maine at Farmington - Auditorium

    Farmington, Maine
    The university's auditorium is haunted by Lilian Nordica, a famed opera singer; the auditorium was dedicated to the school in her name. Folks say she can be heard singing from the...
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    Greenville Inn at Moosehead Lake

    Greenville, Maine
    Some weird goings-on have been reported at this inn. A beautiful young woman's apparition has been seen, and she is said to be a friendly ghost. It is also worth noting that the inn may have a talented ghost: Unexplained tap dancing has been heard in Room...
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    Berry Manor Inn

    Rockland, Maine
    In the main house of this historic 1898 home-turned-inn, the ghosts of three women in Victorian clothing are often seen standing by a downstairs window. They have also been seen from the street by...
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    LimeRock Inn

    Rockland, Maine
    This historic inn was once the home of Dr. Lawry, and ghostly patients of his have been seen and heard waiting in the parlor. Also, spirits have been seen from the outside, looking out the upstairs windows. The staircase is said to be a particularly good spot for witnessing paranormal...
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    Governor Smith House

    Wiscasset, Maine
    The historic house, a private home, is said to have 3 ghosts: an elderly lady, a Penobscot Indian, and a dog named Guy. The lady has been seen upstairs, waving from the window, or rocking in the parlor. The dog scratches at doors, and living cats stop and stare as if seeing the ghost...
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    EHP Rating: 50.0

    McLellan-Sweat Mansion

    Portland, Maine
    Captain Asa Clapp is said to haunt this house, as well as the nearby Clapp House. His apparition has been seen, and other phenomena such as cold spots, footsteps, and an eerie presence have been...
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    EHP Rating: 50.0

    Swan's Island

    Swans Island, Maine
    This tiny island off Maine's coast is said to be haunted by a woman who carries a baby; both she herself and her footprints have been sighted. Also fiery balls, sometimes with faces, have been seen floating over the...
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    EHP Rating: 50.0

    Penobscot Indian Reservation

    Old Town, Maine
    The reservation is said to be haunted by the spirit of an evil man who died more than a century ago. It is said that he strove to rule the area, and he cruelly dominated the Native American woman he...
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    EHP Rating: 44.4

    Time and Temperature Building

    Portland, Maine
    Allegedly haunted by a female ghost who has a preference for riding the elevators and who will apparently often use them, sending them independently to different floors. Some workers in the building have claimed to have seen an unknown female walking through their office and when they follow her...
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    EHP Rating: 42.9

    Carriage House Inn

    Searsport, Maine
    The inn, originally built in 1874 by sea captain John McGilvery, is said to be haunted by ghosts who appear in the windows and smoke cigars. The owners' beagle Jimi, clearly freaked out by the spirits who reside here, chooses not to go into certain rooms. The staircase is said to be haunted, as it...
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    EHP Rating: 35.7

    West Side Lake George

    Skowhegan, Maine
    Unexplained activity abounds near the camp's cabins. When a group of children came across one old cabin in the woods, each one looked through the windows and saw something different. In one instant there appeared to be a game room inside, with folded chairs around the room. In the next, a table was...
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    EHP Rating: 35.0

    Randolph Forest - Old Narrow Gauge Trail

    Randolph, Maine
    From the forest, witnesses have reported voices calling out to them, or screaming at them, and have seen orbs, flashes, and dark shadows. They have heard footsteps and felt a feeling of dread. Some say there is a spirit named Bicycle Eddie who may be trying to impart a message about a missing body...
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    EHP Rating: 25.0

    William Fogg Library

    Eliot, Maine
    The historic library, established in 1907, has been home to some strange activity. Folks say a photograph taken for a newspaper revealed a transparent skull floating above a staircase. Also reported have been windows that broke by...
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    EHP Rating: 25.0

    Appledore Island - Golden Girl Point

    Kittery, Maine
    A female form, with blonde waist-length hair, appears on the beach. She is said to be the mistress of the famed pirate Blackbeard. Those who live nearby have seen her standing alone, looking out to sea; some have even heard her cry out "He will come...
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    EHP Rating: 20.0

    Pickard Theatre - Bowdoin College

    Brunswick, Maine
    At the Pickard Theater at Bowdoin College, a technician reported seeing a lamp swinging although there was no ventilation in the room, and feeling extremely...
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    EHP Rating: 20.0

    Tides Too Sea Suites

    Kennebunkport, Maine
    Formerly Tides Inn By The Sea, the Tides Too Sea Suites is haunted by original owner Emma Foss. She is said to actively participate in the running of her beloved 1899...