Haunted Places in Wilmington, Vermont



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    The White House Inn

    Wilmington, Vermont

    Allegedly haunted by the former mistress of the house, Mrs. Brown. People have reported full body apparitions, cold spots, slamming doors and some claim that the ghost has actually appeared and spoken to them.


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    Averill Stand

    Wilmington, Vermont

    Allegedly haunted by the ghosts of former occupants, possibly a woman who died there in childbirth and another female ghost that is occasionally seen in the dining room.


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    Marlboro College

    Marlboro, Vermont

    7.2 miles from Wilmington, VT

    Near the Dalrymple Hall and Howland Dormitory, a female apparition is said to wander, making students in these dorms feel uneasy. Cold spots have been reported as well.


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    Williamsville Cemetery

    Newfane, Vermont

    11.6 miles from Wilmington, VT

    From this old cemetery comes a chilling-but-sweet local legend about a man and wife who were buried here. The road runs through the cemetery, with part of it lying on either sode. So the legend goes, the husband and wife were buried on opposite sides, their final resting places separated ...


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    Long Trail

    Glastenbury, Vermont

    12.4 miles from Wilmington, VT

    Built from 1912 to 1930, this 272-mile-long hiking trail is famous for its disappearances. Between 1945 and 1950, four people disappeared, and only one of their bodies was ever found. One of those who disappeared without a trace was Bennington College sophomore Paula Jean Welden, who set out on during ...


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    Glastenbury Mountain

    Glastenbury, Vermont

    12.6 miles from Wilmington, VT

    Legends say that the Native Americans believed this place to be cursed and used it as a burial ground. There have been several unsolved disappearances on the mountain, and all the trails stop partway up the mountain as if forbidding hikers to go any further. The mountain is said to ...


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    Riverside Hotel

    Wilmington, New Hampshire

    16.3 miles from Wilmington, VT

    Folks here have seen strange flashing lights and heard the sounds of a baby crying and an eerie screeching.


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    The Charlemont Inn

    Charlemont, Massachusetts

    16.6 miles from Wilmington, VT

    At the 1787 inn many friendly ghosts are said to reside. You may see spirits of a Civil War soldier in the upstairs hall or a former innkeeper in the tavern. A ghost named Elizabeth likes to throw things, slam doors, and stomp in the halls. She has been known ...


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    Houghton Mansion

    North Adams, Massachusetts

    16.8 miles from Wilmington, VT

    At this mansion where Mayor A.C. Houghton and his family lived, a ghostly chauffeur lingers. He reportedly committed suicide after getting in a car accident that claimed the lives of Mrs. Houghton and their only daughter. The site has been converted into a Masonic temple and has been featured on ...


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    Hoosac Tunnel

    North Adams, Massachusetts

    17.4 miles from Wilmington, VT

    This nearly 5-mile-long tunnel was dug out of the mountains of western Massachusetts between 1851 and 1875. At the time it was the second-longest tunnel in the world, but there were many gruesome deaths and accidents associated with its construction. For more than 150 years people have regularly ...


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  • Manchester Ghosts
    Renee Mallett
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    Southern Vermont College

    Bennington, Vermont

    17.6 miles from Wilmington, VT

    Here at Bennington, many ghosts are said to roam and photographic images show mysterious figures. One of the many apparitions seen here is a person in a black hooded robe, and phantom smoke sometimes fills the halls. Witnesses have reported lights that turn on locked rooms, door and windows that ...


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    Madame Sherri's Castle

    Chesterfield, New Hampshire

    17.8 miles from Wilmington, VT

    Famous for its arched stone staircase in the middle of the forest, Madame Sherri's castle is also legendary for its rumors of ghosts. Madame Antoinette Sherri was a costume designer who planned to build a castle here in the late 1920s, but she ran out of funds and the castle ...


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    Tunic Road

    Shaftsbury, Vermont

    18.3 miles from Wilmington, VT

    Ghost soldiers have been seen along Tunic Road, and some witnesses say phantom orbs have shown up in photographs taken here.


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    Jennings Hall - Bennington College

    Bennington, Vermont

    18.9 miles from Wilmington, VT

    Jennings Hall is reported to be the inspration for horror author Shirley Jackson's 1959 novel "The Haunting of Hill House" and its 1963 movie adaptation. Jennings Hall is a gray stone mansion reportedly used by the college's music department.


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    Eunice Williams Covered Bridge - Pumping Station Bridge

    Greenfield, Massachusetts

    20 miles from Wilmington, VT

    The Eunice Williams, or Green River Pumping Station, Covered Bridge is said to be haunted by Eunice Williams, the reverend's wife who lived nearby in the 1600s. It happened when French soldiers and Indians raided the area and hacked Eunice to death just hours after she had given birth. The ...


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    Turn Hall

    Adams, Massachusetts

    20.4 miles from Wilmington, VT

    Turn Hall is an apartment with a downstairs gym, bar and bowling alley. The rumor mill says the building is haunted by a former employee, a gymnastics coach, who committed suicide. She is said to be still watching over her former workplace.


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    Plunkett Hill Condominiums

    Adams, Massachusetts

    21.5 miles from Wilmington, VT

    Plunkett Hill Condominiums was once the 1918 W.B. Plunkett Memorial Hospital, aka the Old Asylum. The hospital was closed and abandoned in 1973 and is now senior citizens' condominiums. Witnesses claim to have seen mutilated apparitions and heard screams of the patients who passed away there long ago.


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    The Equinox Golf Resort and Spa

    Manchester, Vermont

    22.6 miles from Wilmington, VT

    This 1769 resort is said to be haunted by Abraham Lincoln's wife, Mary Todd Lincoln. She visited the hotel in 1865 and has been seen as a quickly vanishing apparition, along with one of her children.


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    Saxtons River Cemetery

    Rockingham, Vermont

    26 miles from Wilmington, VT

    Visitors to this cemetery have reported "negative vibes" and a feeling that they are being followed. When they turn around, no one is there.


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    Deerfield Inn

    Deerfield, Massachusetts

    26 miles from Wilmington, VT

    The historic inn was built in 1884, and has been restored and renovated to its former glory by the current inn owners. Guests and staff alike have reported paranormal activity in the inn, including lights turning on and off, strange knocking noises and furniture that moves around by itself. Guests ...


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  • The Vermont Ghost Guide
    Joseph A. Citro
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    Saxtons River Inn

    Rockingham, Vermont

    26.2 miles from Wilmington, VT

    The inn, built in 1834, is believed to be haunted by an entity that has been noticed in the ballroom as well as in other places around the premises. In addition, a female ghost has been known to haunt Room 3.


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    Readmore Inn

    Rockingham, Vermont

    28.1 miles from Wilmington, VT

    Also known as the William A. Hall House or the Babbitt House, the inn, housed in a structure originally built in 1892, is said to be haunted by a ghost who resides in the Cook's Room.


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    Huntress Hall - Keene State College

    Keene, New Hampshire

    30.2 miles from Wilmington, VT

    Built in 1926, this college dorm is said to be haunted by Harriet Huntress herself, the board-of-education higher-up for whom the dorm was named. Strange noises have come from the attic, where it is reported that Ms. Huntress' wheelchair still sits.


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    Sumner Knight Chapel - Woodland Cemetery

    Keene, New Hampshire

    30.9 miles from Wilmington, VT

    It is said that an unhappy spirit resides in the chapel, and outside resides a spirit of a little girl who has been heard giggling. Most interestingly, it is said that those who use curse words near the chapel will find that they have the taste of soap in their ...


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    Benson Road Cemetery

    Richmond, New Hampshire

    32.2 miles from Wilmington, VT

    This cemetery dates back to the 1700's mostly of the Ballou family. Strange light anomaly along with evps. Also captured a fully body apparition on trailcam placed in the open underground crypt. This road is off route 119 then onto fish hatchery road where benson road is on the right. VERY ...


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    Thaddeus Clapp House

    Pittsfield, Massachusetts

    35.1 miles from Wilmington, VT

    According to local legend, playwright Peter Bergman had a ghostly encounter while visiting here.


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    Hartness House Inn

    Springfield, Vermont

    35.9 miles from Wilmington, VT

    Builder James Hartness was an inventor who worked with machines and tools, and he built a system of underground tunnels in which to work uninterrupted. His underground rooms included a library, workshop, lavatory, study and lounge. Witnesses say something supernatural here causes objects to disappear and show up in another ...


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    Amos J. Blake House Museum

    Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire

    37.1 miles from Wilmington, VT

    This 1837 house museum is visited by a ghostly cat that appears as a misty ball of fuzz, an apparition of a young boy, objects that move by themselves, and strange voices and sounds, like that of sleigh bells. Some visitors have experienced uneasiness and even nausea inside the house.


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    Golden Stage Inn Bed and Breakfast

    Cavendish, Vermont

    37.2 miles from Wilmington, 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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    Old Centre - Old Royalston Cemetery

    Royalston, Massachusetts

    37.2 miles from Wilmington, VT

    The tiny cemetery surrounded by a short stone wall is said to be haunted. Folks have reported seeing a misty woman with long blonde hair and a black shadowy figure that moves very quickly. Also reported have been cold spots and uncomfortable feelings of being watched or even touched.


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  • Haunted Vermont
    Thomas D'Agostino

    Ghosts of the Northeast
    David J. Pitkin
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    Lucky Lanes

    Athol, Massachusetts

    37.7 miles from Wilmington, VT

    Lucky Lanes Bowling Alley was once a movie theater called the York. Legend has it that a bomb blew up here, and the victims are still in the building. Footsteps, children's laughter and moving objects have been reported here. Another story says a woman hanged herself in the building, and ...


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    Bucksteep Manor

    Washington, Massachusetts

    37.7 miles from Wilmington, VT

    TV's Ghost Hunters explored this manor, famous for its apparition of a monk who walks the grounds. Witnesses also describe hearing voices, feeling someone touch them, and finding objects moved during the night.


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    Indian Shutters

    Charlestown, New Hampshire

    38 miles from Wilmington, VT

    Reports say the Indian Shutters restaurant is now closed, but it was rumored to be haunted by the ghost of a general, a former resident, seen upstairs in the restaurant owner's living area. Also, the ghost of a woman in a white, flowing dress was reported in the dining room ...


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    Murray Hall

    Marlow, New Hampshire

    38.1 miles from Wilmington, VT

    Legend has it that at a 1624 Halloween party ended in disaster when a fire burned the building and killed 70 partygoers. Apparitions of many costumed characters have been reported, as well as a sense of being watched.


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    Stillwater Union Cemetery

    Stillwater, New York

    39.1 miles from Wilmington, VT

    Another cemetery where visitors swear they regularly see a green, glowing light hovering around certain gravestones.


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    Saratoga National Historical Park

    Stillwater, New York

    39.6 miles from Wilmington, VT

    At Saratoga National Historical Park, the ghost of a black man in a three-cornered hat and ragged militia uniform was said to appear and tell his story to a visitor. He told her he thought he was shot and killed by his own men. After he told her the tale, ...


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    Sessions House

    Northampton, Massachusetts

    39.7 miles from Wilmington, VT

    The historic Sessions House dorm at Smith College campus was originally built in 1710 with a secret passageway inside which the owners could hide from attacking Native Americans. It's haunted by original builder Captain Jonathan Hunt's granddaughter Lucy and her lover, Johnny Burgoyne, a British general whom she met when ...


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    Forest Park Cemetery - Pinewoods Cemetery

    Troy, New York

    40.2 miles from Wilmington, VT

    Forest Park Cemetery, aka Pinewoods Cemetery, is an 1897 graveyard known for its locally told ghost stories. It has been used for burials as recently as 2005, although it stood neglected for a period between 1975 and the 1990s. The cemetery is said to be extremely active with paranormal activity ...


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    The Country Club Of Troy

    Troy, New York

    40.2 miles from Wilmington, VT

    The private Country Club of Troy was established in 1925 and is believed to be haunted by the ghost of a waitress who worked there in the 1970s. She drove off the nearby bridge in some icy conditions. Also, some folks maintain that her footsteps can bee seen in the ...


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    Evergreen Cemetery

    Wynantskill, New York

    40.4 miles from Wilmington, VT

    Rumor has it that the elusive ghost of a lady in a black dress has been seen at Evergreen Cemetery. She is said to hang out near the headstones on the top of the hill. But don't take your eyes off her or she'll disappear!


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  • Historic Haunted America
    Michael Norman
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    Frear Park

    Troy, New York

    41.2 miles from Wilmington, VT

    Local lore has it that there is a "ghost beast" that lives at Frear Park. It is known to jump on cars, and is heavy enough to shake it as if a full-sized person were sitting on your trunk. Sometimes claw marks are left behind.


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    Snyder's Lake

    Wynantskill, New York

    41.2 miles from Wilmington, VT

    There are a number of run-of-the-mill "campfire stories" about Snyder's Lake. Like the one about the night watchman who was murdered nearby, and whose ghost now steals children from the lake campgrounds. Others claim the ghost of a long-dead caretaker can be seen still checking in on the ...


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    Ventfort Hall

    Lenox, Massachusetts

    41.3 miles from Wilmington, VT

    The massive Ventfort Hall mansion is rumored to have a few ghosts under its roof, and witnesses say sometimes the spooks even touch people. One unsettling occurrence is a woman's face that hovers as it descends a staircase. A whispering voice, doors that open and close and screams also have ...


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    St Mary's Cemetery

    Troy, New York

    41.3 miles from Wilmington, VT

    Some say there is a greenish, ghostly light that can be seen some nights in front of a certain gravestone in St. Mary's Cemetery in Troy, NY.


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    Franklin Pierce College - The Manor - Peterson Hall

    Rindge, New Hampshire

    41.7 miles from Wilmington, VT

    Franklin Pierce College's The Manor, aka Peterson Hall, was once a brothel run by an Edna McGuinness. Her large portrait is said to still hang in the stairwell leading to the second floor. Edna's apparition has been seen looking out the window and a piano has been heard playing although ...


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    Van Schaick Family Cemetery

    Cohoes, New York

    41.9 miles from Wilmington, VT

    Anthony Van Schaick, builder of a 1700s mansion, left in his will part of his property to be used as a cemetery. Now, the Van Schaick Family Cemetery contains more than 50 relatives are buried in the cemetery near the historic house. The cemetery was restored in 2010 by participants ...


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    West Hall - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

    Troy, New York

    42.2 miles from Wilmington, VT

    West Hall at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute currently houses the Arts Department, but was once the historic Old Troy Hospital. As legend has it, ghostly Nurse Betsy of the psych ward sometimes plays the piano, as she used to do to calm her patients. Her footsteps and her patients' screaming ...


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    The Mount

    Lenox, Massachusetts

    42.3 miles from Wilmington, VT

    The Mount, home of renowned writer Edith Wharton, was built in 1902 and is said to be haunted; in fact, ghost tours are offered here. The Whartons sold the house in 1911, after which it was used for the Foxhollow School for Girls and later as a theater. It was ...


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    The Mount Estate

    Lenox, Massachusetts

    42.4 miles from Wilmington, VT

    Featured on TV's Ghost Hunters, the estate and museum of artifacts relating to novelist Edith Wharton is said to be home to the ghost of Wharton herself. Husband Teddy Wharton and a servant girl also have been seen, as well as an old-fashioned gentleman believed to be Wharton’s lover, who ...


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    Cohoes Music Hall

    Cohoes, New York

    42.6 miles from Wilmington, VT

    The 1874 Cohoes Music Hall is believed to be haunted by Vaudeville actress Eva Tanguay, who died in 1947. Cohoes Music Hall was where she made her debut--and was booed offstage. Eva was known as the "I Don't Care" Girl because of her famous song. Many folks who work here ...


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