Haunted Places in Eastham, Massachusetts



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    Penny House Inn

    Eastham, Massachusetts

    Rumor has it that if you stay in the “old side" of the house, you may meet a ghost. She is called the Goodnight Ghost because she is often seen at night, touching guests in their sleep or whispering to them. She's also been known to move their personal items ...


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    Orleans Waterfront Inn

    Orleans, Massachusetts

    This historic restored seaside inn is known for more than its beauty--guests have reported unexplained wind gusts and footsteps, slamming doors, and a ghost the owners nicknamed Hannah, believed to be the spirit of a 1920s brothel worker who was murdered. The ghost has been seen naked walking through the ...


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    Crosby Mansion

    Brewster, Massachusetts

    4.7 miles from Eastham, MA

    Crosby Mansion was finished in 1888 and belonged to Albert Crosby, a "medicinal alcohol" mogul who had the 35-room mansion built to wrap around his childhood home. The grand mansion was called Tawasentha and had 15 fireplaces and a parlor patterned after one at the Palace of Versailles. Some say ...


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    Bramble Inn and Restaurant

    Brewster, Massachusetts

    7.2 miles from Eastham, MA

    The Bramble Inn dates back to 1861, and according to its owner (Ruth Manchester) it is definitely haunted. The Manchesters bought the Bramble Inn in April of 1985. A 1987 renovation seems to have stirred up some ghostly activity. Guests report seeing and feeling presences in the ...


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    Captain Freeman Inn

    Brewster, Massachusetts

    7.3 miles from Eastham, MA

    A ghost they call Roberta resides here; she dates to the early l900s. She has been spotted both in the hallways and in guest rooms.


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    Colonial House Inn

    Yarmouth, Massachusetts

    16.3 miles from Eastham, MA

    Three haunts are said to reside in Room 224: Dr. John Minot, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and a Native American girl. In the dining room, a customer's credit card disappeared while a waiter was trying to run it through the machine. The card was found later in a cabinet. And the ...


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    Old Yarmouth Inn

    Yarmouth, Massachusetts

    16.5 miles from Eastham, MA

    The inn was established in 1696, and is the oldest on Cape Cod. It is said to be haunted. One witness reported an apparition that appeared at the foot of his bed in 1999. The ghost was a jowly man wearing a flounced white blouse. Another witness, in 2002, reported ...


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    Yarmouth Resort

    Yarmouth, Massachusetts

    18.8 miles from Eastham, MA

    Spooky occurrences reported here have included sounds of slamming doors in areas where all doors are locked tight, and items that move from their original position when no one else is around. Folks here say there is a clue to the identity of a ghost: A small hair barrette was ...


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    Plaza Guest House

    Provincetown, Massachusetts

    18.9 miles from Eastham, MA

    This guest house is believed to be haunted by many apparitions. People have reportedly seen figures in period clothing walking around the guest house, especially in Room #006. On the floor in this room, there is a bloodstains that will not go away no matter how much the floor is ...


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    Beechwood Inn

    Barnstable, Massachusetts

    19.7 miles from Eastham, MA

    According to reports, there is a ghostly lady who haunts the inn's Rose Room.


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    Plymouth Light - Gurnet Light

    Duxbury, Massachusetts

    34.4 miles from Eastham, MA

    Built in 1769, the structure is thought to be haunted by the first female lightkeeper, Hannah Thomas, who took over after her husband John was killed in the Revolutionary War. Tales tell of a photographer who spent the night here and saw an apparition of the upper half of a ...


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    The Wauwinet Hotel

    Nantucket, Massachusetts

    34.6 miles from Eastham, MA

    The hotel is rumored to be built on Native American burial grounds, which some say have led to its being haunted. Lights turn on by themselves, and there is a ghostly unexplained sound of running water in the lobby. Footsteps have been heard, and an apparition of a woman seen ...


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    Point Breeze Club and Hotel

    Nantucket, Massachusetts

    38 miles from Eastham, MA

    The ghost of a man in period clothing has been seen in rooms of this old hotel. Various other ghostly activity has been reported. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Village Green Inn

    Falmouth, Massachusetts

    38.4 miles from Eastham, MA

    This 1804 building is said to be haunted by its original owners, the Dimmick family. Sarah, a teenage daughter who died here in 1823, has been spotted in some rooms wearing an old-fashioned white nightgown. She may hover over guests as they sleep looking at them strangely, as if wondering ...


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    George C. Gardner House

    Nantucket, Massachusetts

    38.5 miles from Eastham, MA

    The house has been restored to its former glory, but is currently on the market again. Former residents reported hearing disembodied footsteps and seeing the silverware move around by itself. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Highfield Hall

    Falmouth, Massachusetts

    38.7 miles from Eastham, MA

    Highfield Hall, built in 1878 for the Beebe Family, was in disrepair when Historic Highfield ttook over to renovate it. The stately mansion is said to have a ghost who peers out the center upstairs window. Locals believe it is Mary Louisa Beebe, who succumbed to cancer in this room ...


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    The Sun Tavern

    Duxbury, Massachusetts

    42.5 miles from Eastham, MA

    The Sun Tavern is known for two things: casual fine dining inside a pre-Revolutionary War farmhouse, and a ghost named Lysander Walker, who creates cold spots and has been known to tip over tables. Lysander's story is told on the restaurant's placemats.


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    Old Plymouth County Hospital

    Hanson, Massachusetts

    48.5 miles from Eastham, MA

    Plymouth County Hospital, once Hanson Tuberculosis Hospital, is said to be haunted by some of those who have died within its walls. Passersby have described screaming and laughter coming from the empty building, or simply a feeling that something inside is watching them. *Note* The public is not allowed here ...


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    Millicent Library

    Fairhaven, Massachusetts

    49.8 miles from Eastham, MA

    Millicent Library is believed to be haunted by its namesake, the daughter of Huttleston Rogers, a well-known financial backer of historical buildings in Fairhaven. Rumor has it that Millicent was buried in the library's foundation, and her apparition, say witnesses, walks in that very building, haloed by a blue light. ...


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    Minot's Ledge Lighthouse

    Scituate, Massachusetts

    50.5 miles from Eastham, MA

    This lighthouse is said to be haunted by a former lighthouse keeper who was killed when the original lighthouse that stood on this spot was destroyed in a storm.


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    New Bedford Armory

    New Bedford, Massachusetts

    50.9 miles from Eastham, MA

    The 1903 New Bedford Armory, featured on an episode of TV's Ghost Hunters, is said to be haunted. In a room where a sergeant hanged himself, paranormalists saw a strange mist that ran right through one of them.


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    Bridgewater State University

    Bridgewater, Massachusetts

    52.5 miles from Eastham, MA

    Bridgewater State University is said to be haunted by a former headmaster in Tillinghast (Tilly) Hall. According to legend, she died when she fell off the roof after climbing up there to discipline some residents who were up there making noise in the night. Also, a ghost named George is ...


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    Camp Titicut

    Raynham, Massachusetts

    53.2 miles from Eastham, MA

    An old summertime campsite for Native Americans, complete with a burial ground, Camp Titicut is believed to be haunted by King Phillip, whose body reportedly was drawn and quartered here. The sound of leaves rustling, according to local tales, is his body parts trying to get back together. The area ...


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    Cape Cod Cafe

    Brockton, Massachusetts

    56 miles from Eastham, MA

    At Cape Cod Café, a ghostly baby has been heard crying. Rumor has it that a mother once left her baby alone at a table so she could go drink at the bar. While she was there, the baby choked to death.


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    Fort Revere

    Hull, Massachusetts

    57.9 miles from Eastham, MA

    Fort Revere, formerly Fort Independence, was renamed to honor patriot Paul Revere. It was used from the American Revolution through World War II and was decommissioned in 1947. A number of eerie experiences have been described by witnesses here, such as unexplained noises and whispers, and shadows that rush ...


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    Boston Light

    Hull, Massachusetts

    58.2 miles from Eastham, MA

    The Boston Light, built in 1783, is said to be haunted by an old sailor who hates rock 'n' roll music. When Coast Guards tune in to rock stations in the vicinity, they find that their radios suddenly switch to classical stations. At the lighthouse, footsteps and cold spots accompany ...


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    USS Salem

    Quincy, Massachusetts

    58.6 miles from Eastham, MA

    This former Navy cruiser is now a museum ship and open to the public. The ship, in one of its duties, served as a hospital after the 1953 Ionian Earthquake, and many spirits from throughout the ship's service are said to have lingered here. Ghost tours are offered regularly, a ...


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    Stonehill College

    Easton, Massachusetts

    58.7 miles from Eastham, MA

    Rumor has it that an eerie scene re-creates itself on a deadly anniversary at Stonehill College. Years ago, a small passenger plane crashed into the college's pond. Now, every year on the same night, a blue mist comes off the pond and creates a blanket of fog over the campus. ...


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    Melrose Cemetery

    Brockton, Massachusetts

    59.1 miles from Eastham, MA

    Running footsteps and disembodied laughter are some of the mysterious things that have been reported in Melrose Cemetery. The laughter most often comes from the back corner of the cemetery on the left side.


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    Fort Warren

    Hull, Massachusetts

    59.5 miles from Eastham, MA

    Fort Warren, a pentagonal structure of stone and granite, was completed near the beginning of the Civil War and was decommissioned in 1947. It was named after Revolutionary War hero Dr. Joseph Warren, who sent Paul Revere on his well-known ride. The fort is haunted by a ghostly lady in ...


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    Holiday Inn Taunton

    Taunton, Massachusetts

    60 miles from Eastham, MA

    The stairway near the 28 rooms are said to be haunted; voices in the stairway order "Leave here now."


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    Regina Russell's Tea Room

    Quincy, Massachusetts

    60 miles from Eastham, MA

    At this psychic/tarot business and tea room, a female apparition is said to reside. She has often been seen standing near the fireplace, and has visited since the place opened in 1970.


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    Oak Grove Cemetery

    Fall River, Massachusetts

    60.7 miles from Eastham, MA

    The 1855 Oak Grove Cemetery is known for being the burial place of Lizzie Borden and her family. Witnesses say they have heard screaming from the Borden plot and felt uneasy while in its vicinity. Some claim to have seen unexplained lights within the cemetery.


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    Quequechan Club

    Fall River, Massachusetts

    61.5 miles from Eastham, MA

    The Quequechan Club, founded in 1894, is housed in an 1861 private home. Witnesses here have seen the apparition of a lady in a Victorian dress and captured several electronic voice phenomena. Orbs also have shown up in photographs, reflected in a mirror.


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    Lizzie Borden House

    Fall River, Massachusetts

    61.6 miles from Eastham, MA

    The home where Lizzie Borden lived is now a bed-and-breakfast. The historic house was the site of the famous double axe murder of Lizzie Borden's parents, and is said to be haunted. Witnesses have reported apparitions and unexplained noises.


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    Hammond Castle

    Gloucester, Massachusetts

    63.8 miles from Eastham, MA

    Built in the 1920s by John Hays Hammond Jr., the unusual castle has different sections built in varying architectural styles: Romanesque, Medieval, Renaissance French, and Gothic. It also includes odd features like passageways and raining rooms. Mr. Hammond himself is believed to reside in his beloved castle still, although he ...


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    Homelands Estate

    Tiverton, Rhode Island

    65.2 miles from Eastham, MA

    Several times witnessed doors closing or opening with no-one in the house, shadows or shapes in windows, furniture moved, strange sounds, shadow figures seen, extreme cold spots in various rooms. The house dates to the mid-18th century. (Submitted by John)


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    Riverside Theater Works

    Boston, Massachusetts

    65.7 miles from Eastham, MA

    Riverside Theater Works, formerly French's Opera House, is haunted by Esmeralda, who died during a fire. "Essie" is said to haunt children who are performing in plays, and has been seen floating above the stage. Esmeralda died in a purple chair in the audience near the right side of the ...


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    Everett Square Theatre

    Boston, Massachusetts

    65.8 miles from Eastham, MA

    Everett Square Theatre has recently undergone renovations. Folks have reported blinking lights, unexplained noises, and uneasy feelings of unseen presences inside the building.


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    Salem State University

    Salem, Massachusetts

    66.1 miles from Eastham, MA

    Salem State University is reported to have many ghosts, including the spirits of a student who hanged herself and a man in black in Gramley Hall, two girls who were electrocuted at Gramley Library, a little girl who died in the elevator shaft at Clewell Hall, and a haunted portrait ...


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    Cutler Majestic Theatre

    Boston, Massachusetts

    66.5 miles from Eastham, MA

    Built in 1903, the historic theater is said to be haunted by a former mayor of Boston who died during a performance, a little girl, and a married couple wearing turn-of-the-20th-century clothing.


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    Omni Parker House Hotel

    Boston, Massachusetts

    66.6 miles from Eastham, MA

    At this hotel, rumored to be haunted, witnesses claim that doors open and close by themselves, lights turn on and off, and apparitions of folks in old-time clothing have been spotted. Voices have been heard as well in the lobby, restaurant and halls.


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    Boston Athenaeum

    Boston, Massachusetts

    66.7 miles from Eastham, MA

    Author Nathaniel Hawthorne claimed to have seen the ghost of the scholarly Reverend Harris at this historic library.


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    House of the Seven Gables

    Salem, Massachusetts

    66.7 miles from Eastham, MA

    Susan Ingersoll, former owner and relative to Nathaniel Hawthorne, is still seen walking down the halls and peering out of the windows. The presence of a child has been reported in the attic, but is thought to be playful. Strange sounds are heard, objects move by themselves, and a chair ...


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    Morning Glory Bed and Breakfast

    Salem, Massachusetts

    66.8 miles from Eastham, MA

    This bed-and-breakfast inn is said to be haunted a young woman in turn-of-the-century clothing. Ghostly children are believed to reside here as well.


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    Bellingham-Cary House

    Chelsea, Massachusetts

    66.8 miles from Eastham, MA

    The Civil War-era mansion known as the Cary House is private property, but it has a legend attached. The daughter who lived here had two beaus on opposing sides of the war, and they happened to kill each other on the staircase. Rumor has it that on Mr. and Mrs. ...


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    Endicott College

    Beverly, Massachusetts

    66.9 miles from Eastham, MA

    There are three spots in Endicott College rumored to be haunted. First, Brindle Hall is the site of mysterious happenings: unexplained noises like hissing or marbles rolling on the roof, shades that go up by themselves, and trees seen outside that bend to form the name Julie, the name of ...


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    The Burying Point

    Salem, Massachusetts

    67 miles from Eastham, MA

    Judge Hathorne, also known as "The Hanging Judge" for his role in the Salem Witch Trials, is buried here. At night, light anomolies are caught on camera and some of the local homes are thought to be haunted by ghosts that are buried at this site. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Hawthorne Hotel

    Salem, Massachusetts

    67 miles from Eastham, MA

    This hotel boasts a haunted elevator and sixth floor. Legend has it that a double murder over a lovers' quarrel occurred here. Chandeliers are said to sway and cold spots can be detected.


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    Joshua Ward House

    Salem, Massachusetts

    67.1 miles from Eastham, MA

    At this historic house built in 1784, the spirits of Sheriff George Corwin and Giles Cory are said to linger. Both men are associated with the Salem Witch Trials.


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