Haunted Places in Barre, Massachusetts



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    S.K. Pierce Mansion - Haunted Victorian Mansion

    Gardner, Massachusetts

    11.3 miles from Barre, MA

    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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    Anna Maria College

    Paxton, Massachusetts

    11.5 miles from Barre, MA

    Anna Maria College is believed to be haunted, but the college has somewhat of an affinity for its ghosts. At the Zecco Performing Arts Center, according to resports, two seats are kept open at each performance for ghostly visitors.


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    Pine Grove Cemetery

    Spencer, Massachusetts

    12.6 miles from Barre, MA

    Who is the Dark Hunter? It's the name given to the entity said to haunt the Pine Grove Cemetery, keeping an eye on those who visit.


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    Lucky Lanes

    Athol, Massachusetts

    13.4 miles from Barre, MA

    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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    New Boston Cemetery

    Winchendon, Massachusetts

    14.4 miles from Barre, MA

    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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    Old Centre - Old Royalston Cemetery

    Royalston, Massachusetts

    17.7 miles from Barre, MA

    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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    Higgins Armory Museum

    Worcester, Massachusetts

    17.9 miles from Barre, MA

    Explored on an episode of TV's Ghost Hunters, Higgins Armory Museum is said to be haunted. Witnesses have seen apparitions and black shadows and heard unexplained footsteps, clanging and music, as well as being touched by something unseen.


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    Clapp Memorial Library

    Belchertown, Massachusetts

    18.1 miles from Barre, MA

    A night custodian here has witnessed apparitions on the stairs, cold spots, and books that slide in and out of shelves on their own. Rumor has it that the ghost in residence is deceased former librarian Lydia Barton. The library has been featured on TV's Ghost Hunters.


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    Dean Hill Revolutionary Cemetery - The Rev

    Fitchburg, Massachusetts

    18.6 miles from Barre, MA

    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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    Belchertown State School

    Belchertown, Massachusetts

    18.8 miles from Barre, MA

    The original name when it was established in 1922 was the Belchertown State School for the Feeble-Minded, and and certain times in its history it was known for poor treatment of its charges. Trespassing is not allowed on the property. Witnesses say it is haunted by this tragic past, citing ...


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    Palladium Theatre

    Worcester, Massachusetts

    18.9 miles from Barre, MA

    The 1928 Palladium Theater, witnesses say, is haunted by something that creates disembodied footsteps and a floating orb the size of a soccer ball. Even more eerie, rumor has it that dead bodies were discovered in a dressing room a couple decades ago. The site has been featured on an ...


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    Hope Cemetery

    Worcester, Massachusetts

    19.2 miles from Barre, MA

    Rumor has it that apparitions and the sound of children laughing can be seen and heard near this cemetery's statue of Jesus holding an angel.


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    Blood Town Forest

    Lancaster, Massachusetts

    20.5 miles from Barre, MA

    Legend has it that a young man and woman were killed here while camping in the forest. There is said to be a rock near the entrance that tells the story, but this may or may not be true. Some say the forest really got its name strictly because the ...


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    Amos J. Blake House Museum

    Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire

    24.3 miles from Barre, MA

    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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    Franklin Pierce College - The Manor - Peterson Hall

    Rindge, New Hampshire

    24.8 miles from Barre, MA

    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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    Benson Road Cemetery

    Richmond, New Hampshire

    25.8 miles from Barre, MA

    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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    Fort Devens

    Devens, Massachusetts

    26.1 miles from Barre, MA

    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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    Deerfield Inn

    Deerfield, Massachusetts

    26.8 miles from Barre, MA

    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 Cooperage

    Townsend, Massachusetts

    27.1 miles from Barre, MA

    The Cooperage, explored by TV's Ghost Hunters, was built in 1733 as a mill. In the mid-1800s it was a barrel-making business, and later, a restaurant and a gift/antique shop (it's most recent incarnation). Apparitions, voices and footsteps are among the eerie things often reported here.


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    Reed Homestead

    Townsend, Massachusetts

    27.1 miles from Barre, MA

    At the Reed Homestead, explored by TV's Ghost Hunters, four generations of the Oliver Reed family have resided. It was built in 1809 and contains murals believed to have been created by Rufus Porter, painter, inventor and founder of The Scientific American Magazine, a Victorian garden and examples of early ...


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    Sessions House

    Northampton, Massachusetts

    28.2 miles from Barre, MA

    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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    Eunice Williams Covered Bridge - Pumping Station Bridge

    Greenfield, Massachusetts

    30.4 miles from Barre, MA

    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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    Van Horn Park

    Springfield, Massachusetts

    32.5 miles from Barre, MA

    Legend has it that two boys drowned in the pond here in the 1920s, and their ghosts still linger in the area. In summertime, park visitors have heard them laughing and splashing and seen the water move, although no one is visible.


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    Longfellow's Wayside Inn

    Sudbury, Massachusetts

    32.8 miles from Barre, MA

    At this 1716 inn, it is said that a woman named Jerusha Howe lingers, especially in Rooms 7 and 9. She is said to have been unlucky in her love life, and therefore likes to touch male visitors. Author Henry W. Longfellow wrote a book about the inn in the ...


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    Theodore's and Smith's Billiards

    Springfield, Massachusetts

    33.2 miles from Barre, MA

    Featured on an episode of TV's Ghost Hunters, Theodore's and Smith's Billiards is said to be the site of some eerie occurrences. Witnesses say they hear the sound of balls rolling across floors (in a spot where there was a bowling alley 80 years ago), whispers, footsteps, cold spots, and ...


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    Vale End Cemetery

    Wilton, New Hampshire

    33.6 miles from Barre, MA

    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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    Stone's Public House

    Ashland, Massachusetts

    34.6 miles from Barre, MA

    Built in 1834, Stone's Public House is said to be haunted by apparitions and spirits who throw glasses off shelves. The portraits are said to watch guests and employees as they go about their business, and doors open and close on their own. Visitors to the upstairs function room describe ...


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    Old Brook Farm - Perron Family House

    Burrillville, Rhode Island

    35 miles from Barre, MA

    It's the house featured in the 2013 horror film "The Conjuring," and it is also private property, so no trespassing is allowed here. Please view the house only from the road. The story is of Roger and Carolyn Perron, purchased their dream home, which previously had belonged to 8 generations ...


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    Framingham State University

    Framingham, Massachusetts

    35.2 miles from Barre, MA

    At Framingham State University, visitors may hear ghostly laughter or feel cold spots, and orbs are often photographed at Horace Mann Hall. And in Peirce Hall, residents have awoken to find all the mirrors in the rooms have been stacked outside in the hallways, piled with the reflective sides facing ...


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    Huntress Hall - Keene State College

    Keene, New Hampshire

    36 miles from Barre, MA

    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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    Gilson Road Cemetery

    Nashua, New Hampshire

    36.3 miles from Barre, MA

    Misty apparitions have been reported at this early-1800s cemetery, along with a strange feeling like you are walking through water. Voices are reported to come from the back right corner and a figure in a black hood has been seen. Folks who live in the subdivisions that have cropped up ...


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    Bradley Playhouse

    Putnam, Connecticut

    36.5 miles from Barre, MA

    This 1901 theater is haunted by a ghost named Victoria who usually hangs out in the balcony area when it is empty. She occasionally has been seen on the stage, backstage, and in the basement as well.


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    Sumner Knight Chapel - Woodland Cemetery

    Keene, New Hampshire

    36.9 miles from Barre, MA

    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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    Lorden Plaza

    Milford, New Hampshire

    37 miles from Barre, MA

    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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    Bara-Hack

    Pomfret, Connecticut

    37 miles from Barre, MA

    This abandoned town was a settlement that began in 1780. It is said that the sounds of the old town can still be heard: voices, livestock, wagons, children playing, people singing... Apparitions also have been seen of a bearded man and a child. This land is on private property now, ...


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    Madame Sherri's Castle

    Chesterfield, New Hampshire

    37.1 miles from Barre, MA

    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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    Pine Hill Cemetery - Blood Cemetery

    Hollis, New Hampshire

    37.4 miles from Barre, MA

    Pine Hill Cemetery, also known as Blood Cemetery because of the name Abel Blood on a tombstone, is reported to be haunted by the entire Blood family who were allegedly murdered in the 1800s. The spirit of the little boy of the family has been seen by drivers passing by ...


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    Indian Rock Road

    Nashua, New Hampshire

    38.2 miles from Barre, MA

    The dark wooded road reportedly leads to a meadow, a popular teen hangout. It is said to have cold spots and a malevolent force that watches over everyone there.


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    Concord's Colonial Inn

    Concord, Massachusetts

    38.6 miles from Barre, MA

    TV's Ghost Hunters has featured this inn, at which Room 24 is said to be haunted by a ghost.


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    Riverside Hotel

    Barre, New Hampshire

    39.1 miles from Barre, MA

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


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    Cady's Tavern

    Glocester, Rhode Island

    39.1 miles from Barre, MA

    Cady's has been a Tavern since 1810 and was a stage coach stop there's been all kinds of activity over the years like chairs, dishes getting thrown jukebox boxes turning on etc (Submitted by Jim Wojdylak)


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    Country Tavern

    Nashua, New Hampshire

    39.2 miles from Barre, MA

    The historic Country Tavern restaurant is housed in a place that was built in 1741 and was once owned by English sea captain Ford and his young wife Elizabeth. Legend has it that when he was off to sea for an extended time, he came home to find Elizabeth had ...


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    Bainbridge’s - Aprile's European Restaurant

    Chelmsford, Massachusetts

    39.8 miles from Barre, MA

    The former Bainbridge's, now Aprile's European Restaurant, may serve up a surprise or two to its customers. Folks say it has pictures that move, a woman's spirit that cries, and ghostly children who play in the overnight hours.


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    Regis College

    Weston, Massachusetts

    40.9 miles from Barre, MA

    Regis College's haunted College Hall, built in the late 1920s, is rumored to have several ghosts in residence, including a roaming cold spot. A former piano teacher opens and closes doors and occasionally plays the piano, and the fourth floor is home to some spectral nuns, students say.


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    Mary Belanger House

    Lowell, Massachusetts

    41.1 miles from Barre, MA

    This is the house where a woman named Mary Belanger supposedly died when she fell into the fire pit in the back yard and burned to death. Events such as visible apparitions and floating objects support this claim. I also took a photo in the cellar that captures an ...


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    The Charlemont Inn

    Charlemont, Massachusetts

    41.7 miles from Barre, MA

    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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    Old Dudley Road

    Billerica, Massachusetts

    41.8 miles from Barre, MA

    Although the New Dudley Oxford Road is in use today, its ancestor, the Old Dudley Oxford Road, still exists for about a mile. Apparently unable to quit his favorite route, a spectral horseback rider in Colonial garb is said to patrol the remains of the old road.


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    Daniel Benton Homestead

    Tolland, Connecticut

    41.8 miles from Barre, MA

    Built in 1720 by Daniel Benton, the location was home to six generations of Bentons. Daniel's grandson Elisha is known as a possible source of the hauntings here. Elisha was captured while fighting the British in the Revolutionary War, and caught smallpox on the prison ship. When he came home ...


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    The Common Man Restauruant

    Merrimack, New Hampshire

    42.4 miles from Barre, MA

    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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    Marlboro College

    Marlboro, Vermont

    43 miles from Barre, MA

    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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