Haunted Places in Acworth, New Hampshire



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    Indian Shutters

    Charlestown, New Hampshire

    7.2 miles from Acworth, NH

    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

    8.4 miles from Acworth, NH

    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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    Readmore Inn

    Rockingham, Vermont

    9.8 miles from Acworth, NH

    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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    Topstone Mill

    Claremont, New Hampshire

    10.8 miles from Acworth, NH

    Topstone Mill, a former shoe and furniture manufacturing plant, was empty for years until new residents turned the bottom floors into an eatery. But the new people have been bitten by invisible teeth, had objects thrown at them, heard footsteps and seen apparitions through the windows. The site has been ...


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    Hartness House Inn

    Springfield, Vermont

    11 miles from Acworth, NH

    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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    Saxtons River Inn

    Rockingham, Vermont

    12.1 miles from Acworth, NH

    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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    Saxtons River Cemetery

    Rockingham, Vermont

    12.3 miles from Acworth, NH

    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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    Sumner Knight Chapel - Woodland Cemetery

    Keene, New Hampshire

    19 miles from Acworth, NH

    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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    Huntress Hall - Keene State College

    Keene, New Hampshire

    20.1 miles from Acworth, NH

    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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    Golden Stage Inn Bed and Breakfast

    Cavendish, Vermont

    20.5 miles from Acworth, NH

    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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    Colby-Sawyer College

    New London, New Hampshire

    20.8 miles from Acworth, NH

    At Colby-Sawyer College's Colby Dorm, footsteps and rattling doorknobs have been heard in the night, and gusts of wind seem to come from nowhere. And at the Colgate Building, the apparition of a dark man in a hat has been seen leaning over a railing or walking around the tower ...


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    Sumner Falls - Hartland Rapids

    Plainfield, New Hampshire

    24.4 miles from Acworth, NH

    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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    Riverside Hotel

    Acworth, New Hampshire

    26.5 miles from Acworth, NH

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


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    Williamsville Cemetery

    Newfane, Vermont

    26.7 miles from Acworth, NH

    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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    Madame Sherri's Castle

    Chesterfield, New Hampshire

    27 miles from Acworth, NH

    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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    Inn at Clearwater Pond

    Hartford, Vermont

    29.1 miles from Acworth, NH

    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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    Comfort Inn - White River Junction

    Hartford, Vermont

    29.6 miles from Acworth, NH

    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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    Benson Road Cemetery

    Richmond, New Hampshire

    30.3 miles from Acworth, NH

    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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    The Quechee Inn at Marshland Farm

    Hartford, Vermont

    30.3 miles from Acworth, NH

    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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    Amos J. Blake House Museum

    Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire

    31.5 miles from Acworth, NH

    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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    Blaser's Fireside Tavern

    Hopkinton, New Hampshire

    31.6 miles from Acworth, NH

    Blaser's Fireside Tavern's ghosts may cause your car battery to fail just so you will stop at the tavern. The owners say it happens on a regular basis. When they leave the tavern, the car starts up just fine. A ghost called Frank makes footsteps and likes to shake things ...


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    Haunted Railroad Bridge

    Hartford, Vermont

    32.4 miles from Acworth, NH

    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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    Franklin Pierce College - The Manor - Peterson Hall

    Rindge, New Hampshire

    32.5 miles from Acworth, NH

    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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    The Norwich Inn

    Norwich, Vermont

    34.4 miles from Acworth, NH

    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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    Marlboro College

    Marlboro, Vermont

    34.4 miles from Acworth, NH

    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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    Bowman House - Laurel Hall

    Shrewsbury, Vermont

    34.8 miles from Acworth, NH

    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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    Vale End Cemetery

    Wilton, New Hampshire

    36.8 miles from Acworth, NH

    The Blue Lady is the famous ghost of Vale End Cemetery, thought to be Mary Ritter, who passed away in 1808, some say, because her husband buried her alive. Others say she was murdered by a devil-worshipping cult. Her ghost appears as a blue, human-sized light over her grave, usually ...


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    The White House Inn

    Wilmington, Vermont

    37.5 miles from Acworth, NH

    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

    37.5 miles from Acworth, NH

    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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    Siam Orchid

    Concord, New Hampshire

    38.1 miles from Acworth, NH

    At this Thai restaurant, witnesses have seen glasses moving across the tables and heard phantom voices in the dining room and kitchen. Residents who live above the restaurant say strange noises can be heard coming from the restaurant late at night when no one is there.


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    Old Centre - Old Royalston Cemetery

    Royalston, Massachusetts

    38.1 miles from Acworth, NH

    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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    The 1875 Inn - Tilton Inn

    Tilton, New Hampshire

    38.6 miles from Acworth, NH

    The ghost of a 12-year-old girl named Laura who was killed in a fire in the 1800s is said to haunt the historic 1875 Inn, once called the Tilton Inn. Her apparition has been seen by many guests, and the inn has been featured on TV's Ghost Hunters. Author David ...


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    The Equinox Golf Resort and Spa

    Manchester, Vermont

    39.2 miles from Acworth, NH

    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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    New Boston Cemetery

    Winchendon, Massachusetts

    41.9 miles from Acworth, NH

    New Boston was a village that was practically erased from existence to make room for the 1940s Birch Hill Dam flood control project. This cemetery, which lies within the Otter River State Forest, is just about all that is left of the town. Legend has it that it is haunted, ...


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    Camp Farnsworth

    Fairlee, Vermont

    42.2 miles from Acworth, NH

    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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    Glastenbury Mountain

    Glastenbury, Vermont

    42.7 miles from Acworth, NH

    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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    Eunice Williams Covered Bridge - Pumping Station Bridge

    Greenfield, Massachusetts

    42.8 miles from Acworth, NH

    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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    Steele Hill Resort

    Sanbornton, New Hampshire

    42.8 miles from Acworth, NH

    An apparition of a man is said to walk through the halls and offices in the corporate office, opening doors and windows. He often whistles as he walks.


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    Lucky Lanes

    Athol, Massachusetts

    43.2 miles from Acworth, NH

    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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    Lorden Plaza

    Milford, New Hampshire

    43.4 miles from Acworth, NH

    Folks here have noticed an apparition of a man in blue jeans and a plaid flannel shirt with a tape measure on his belt. He walked along the plaza, disappearing into a plywood wall.


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    Palace Theatre

    Manchester, New Hampshire

    44.7 miles from Acworth, NH

    Palace Theatre opened in 1915 and is now restored, and is rumored to be haunted by a female apparition who appears on the stage. Paranormal activity is known to happen in the balcony and backstage as well. The theater has been featured on an episode of TV's Ghost Hunters.


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    Eddy House - High Life Ski Club Lodge

    Chittenden, Vermont

    46.4 miles from Acworth, NH

    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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    Colonial Theater

    Laconia, New Hampshire

    46.5 miles from Acworth, NH

    At this turn-of-the-century theater, reports have come from witnesses who have heard disembodied voices and the sound of people walking throughout the building.


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    Tortilla Flat

    Merrimack, New Hampshire

    47.2 miles from Acworth, NH

    At the Mexican Restaurant Tortilla Flat, believed to be haunted, witnesses have seen strange phenomena such as shadow figures and objects that move about on their own.


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    Dean Hill Revolutionary Cemetery - The Rev

    Fitchburg, Massachusetts

    47.3 miles from Acworth, NH

    Dean Hill Revolutionary Cemetery is also know to locals as The Rev. It's unknown whether it's soldiers or more sinister entities that haunt the place, but there are rumors of satanic practices and eerie feelings coming over its visitors. Some have heard loud screams at night. Local tales say a ...


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    Long Trail

    Glastenbury, Vermont

    47.5 miles from Acworth, NH

    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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    Plymouth State University

    Plymouth, New Hampshire

    48.1 miles from Acworth, NH

    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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    The Common Man Restauruant

    Merrimack, New Hampshire

    48.1 miles from Acworth, NH

    The Common Man Tavern was built by Matthew Thornton in 1797 as a wedding present for his son James. But a few years later, James committed suicide. Today, witnesses report ghostly footsteps and several apparitions, but not ones belonging to James. Folks have seen a Native American, a little girl, ...


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    The Nutmeg Inn

    Meredith, New Hampshire

    48.1 miles from Acworth, NH

    Built in 1763, the inn is haunted by a ghost the staff have nicknamed Charlie. The inn is believed to have been a stop on the Underground Railroad and also a boardinghouse that once expelled two students for being Hitler Youths. Witnesses have described cold spots, apparitions turning up in ...


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    S.K. Pierce Mansion - Haunted Victorian Mansion

    Gardner, Massachusetts

    48.3 miles from Acworth, NH

    S.K. Pierce Mansion was owned by the wealthy Sylvester Knowlton Pierce, founder of the SK Pierce & Son Chair Company. It was built in 1875 and was originally located at 21 Union Street, but was moved to where it now stands shortly thereafter. The home had some famous guests, such ...


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