Haunted Places in Benton, New Hampshire



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    Sugar Hill Inn

    Sugar Hill, New Hampshire

    11.2 miles from Benton, NH

    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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    Beal House Inn

    Littleton, New Hampshire

    15.4 miles from Benton, NH

    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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    Inwood Manor

    Barnet, Vermont

    17 miles from Benton, NH

    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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    Mount Washington Hotel

    Carroll, New Hampshire

    25.3 miles from Benton, NH

    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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    Camp Farnsworth

    Fairlee, Vermont

    25.4 miles from Benton, 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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    The Spalding Inn

    Whitefield, New Hampshire

    25.8 miles from Benton, NH

    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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    Plymouth State University

    Plymouth, New Hampshire

    26 miles from Benton, 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 Notchland Inn

    Hart's Location, New Hampshire

    27.1 miles from Benton, NH

    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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    Goddard College

    Plainfield, Vermont

    29.2 miles from Benton, NH

    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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    The Norwich Inn

    Norwich, Vermont

    33.6 miles from Benton, 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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    Vermont College - College Hall

    Montpelier, Vermont

    34.5 miles from Benton, NH

    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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    Burke Green Cemetery

    Burke, Vermont

    35.4 miles from Benton, NH

    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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    Eagle Mountain House and Golf Club

    Jackson, New Hampshire

    35.7 miles from Benton, NH

    Although the original structure was built in 1879, it has been expanded quite a bit since those days. It was rebuilt after a fire in the early 20th century. A ghostly Lady in Red and the apparition of a little boy both make occasional appearances here, according to reports.


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    The Inn at Jackson

    Jackson, New Hampshire

    35.8 miles from Benton, NH

    The inn was built in 1902 as the summer home of Kate Corinne Baldwin, of Baldwin piano fame. It is believed to be haunted by a ghost some call Jason. Unexplained glowing lights are said to appear and disappear here. Room 2 is often described as the most active for ...


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    Green Mount Cemetery

    Montpelier, Vermont

    36.1 miles from Benton, NH

    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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    Christmas Farm Inn and Spa

    Jackson, New Hampshire

    36.2 miles from Benton, NH

    This inn complex, originally opened in the 1880s, contains some buildings that are as old as the late 1770s. It is rumored to be haunted, and the staff can advise curious guests as to where the hot spots are. The inn has been featured on TV's Ghost Hunters.


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    Norwich University

    Northfield, Vermont

    37.6 miles from Benton, NH

    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 Nutmeg Inn

    Meredith, New Hampshire

    37.8 miles from Benton, 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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    Haunted Railroad Bridge

    Hartford, Vermont

    38.1 miles from Benton, 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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    Comfort Inn - White River Junction

    Hartford, Vermont

    38.3 miles from Benton, 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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    The Quechee Inn at Marshland Farm

    Hartford, Vermont

    40.2 miles from Benton, 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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    Winnipesaukee Marketplace

    Laconia, New Hampshire

    40.6 miles from Benton, NH

    Dating as far back as the 1880s when it was the Lakeside Inn, Winnipesaukee Marketplace is said to be haunted. Folks have reported cold spots, strong energy fields, and a feeling that something unseen was there with them. Some say on full-moon nights an apparition of a hanged man can ...


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    The Crazy Gringo - Nothin' Fancy

    Gilford, New Hampshire

    40.6 miles from Benton, NH

    Formerly a bar and grill called Nothin' Fancy and now the Crazy Gringo, the place is said to be haunted by a woman whose voice has been heard in the kitchen and dining areas. Doors mysteriously unlock and open by themselves, and an apparition has been seen in the second-floor ...


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    Steele Hill Resort

    Sanbornton, New Hampshire

    41.4 miles from Benton, 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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    Inn at Clearwater Pond

    Hartford, Vermont

    41.7 miles from Benton, 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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    Stark Cemetery

    Conway, New Hampshire

    41.8 miles from Benton, NH

    Reports say that at this cemetery, which glows at night, two large red eyes appear and follow visitors up and down Stark Road.


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    Sumner Falls - Hartland Rapids

    Plainfield, New Hampshire

    44.2 miles from Benton, 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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    Kimball Castle

    Gilford, New Hampshire

    44.3 miles from Benton, NH

    Benjamin Ames Kimball finished his castle in 1899 and died in 1919. In more recent times, the castle, now in disrepair, was put up for sale and Locke's Hill Nature Preserve was created on the land, with hiking and skiing trails. In the 1960s and 1970s vandals stole every piece ...


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    Gold Brook Covered Bridge - Emily's Bridge

    Stowe, Vermont

    45 miles from Benton, NH

    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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    Colonial Theater

    Laconia, New Hampshire

    45.2 miles from Benton, 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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    The Old Stagecoach Inn

    Waterbury, Vermont

    45.4 miles from Benton, NH

    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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    Brass Lantern Inn

    Stowe, Vermont

    45.9 miles from Benton, NH

    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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    Admiral Peary Inn

    Fryeburg, Maine

    46.1 miles from Benton, NH

    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 name.


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    Green Mountain Inn

    Stowe, Vermont

    46.2 miles from Benton, NH

    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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    Colby-Sawyer College

    New London, New Hampshire

    47.9 miles from Benton, 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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    The 1875 Inn - Tilton Inn

    Tilton, New Hampshire

    48.2 miles from Benton, 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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    Green Mountain Lodge

    Brighton, Vermont

    49.1 miles from Benton, NH

    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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    Tuc Me Inn

    Wolfeboro, New Hampshire

    49.3 miles from Benton, NH

    Witnesses have heard disembodied voices and footsteps at night and doors have been known to close by themselves. The piano in the main lobby plays by itself, although it is a regular instrument, not a player piano. Reports say the inn may no longer be in operation.


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    Parsonsfield Seminary

    Parsonsfield, Maine

    53.4 miles from Benton, NH

    Sounds are heard in both buildings. The dorm is 46 rooms. Doors are open and closed, footsteps, talking, and children are heard day or night. 3 rd floor you can feel touching and they will play with long hair. EVPs and photos are caught on a regular basis. ...


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    Topstone Mill

    Claremont, New Hampshire

    55.3 miles from Benton, 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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    Alton Town Hall

    Alton, New Hampshire

    56.2 miles from Benton, NH

    At Alton Town Hall, a ghost of a rugged outdoorsman is one of the many haunts believed to be in residence.


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    Eddy House - High Life Ski Club Lodge

    Chittenden, Vermont

    59.6 miles from Benton, 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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    Balsams Grand Resort Hotel

    Colebrook, New Hampshire

    60.6 miles from Benton, NH

    The early 1900s Balsams Grand Resort Hotel became an active haunt hot spot after renovations were made. Ghostly residents who reside here include a beautiful woman who sits in a chair just beyond the landing, a translucent naked man who stood at the foot of the bed of a guest ...


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    Indian Shutters

    Charlestown, New Hampshire

    61.2 miles from Benton, 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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    Catamount Bed and Breakfast

    Williston, Vermont

    61.5 miles from Benton, NH

    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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    Vermont Police Academy

    Pittsford, Vermont

    61.7 miles from Benton, NH

    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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    Lake Memphremagog

    Newport, Vermont

    62 miles from Benton, NH

    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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    Golden Stage Inn Bed and Breakfast

    Cavendish, Vermont

    62 miles from Benton, 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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    Hartness House Inn

    Springfield, Vermont

    62.4 miles from Benton, 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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    Blaser's Fireside Tavern

    Hopkinton, New Hampshire

    64.2 miles from Benton, 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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