Haunted Places in Gilsum, New Hampshire



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    Murray Hall

    Marlow, New Hampshire

    5.7 miles from Gilsum, 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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    Sumner Knight Chapel - Woodland Cemetery

    Keene, New Hampshire

    7.3 miles from Gilsum, 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

    8.4 miles from Gilsum, 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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    Readmore Inn

    Rockingham, Vermont

    10.8 miles from Gilsum, 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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    Saxtons River Cemetery

    Rockingham, Vermont

    13.8 miles from Gilsum, 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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    Saxtons River Inn

    Rockingham, Vermont

    13.8 miles from Gilsum, 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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    Indian Shutters

    Charlestown, New Hampshire

    18 miles from Gilsum, 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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    Madame Sherri's Castle

    Chesterfield, New Hampshire

    18.2 miles from Gilsum, 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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    Riverside Hotel

    Gilsum, New Hampshire

    18.5 miles from Gilsum, NH

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


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    Benson Road Cemetery

    Richmond, New Hampshire

    18.5 miles from Gilsum, 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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    Amos J. Blake House Museum

    Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire

    19.8 miles from Gilsum, 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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    Hartness House Inn

    Springfield, Vermont

    20.6 miles from Gilsum, 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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    Franklin Pierce College - The Manor - Peterson Hall

    Rindge, New Hampshire

    21.2 miles from Gilsum, 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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    Williamsville Cemetery

    Newfane, Vermont

    21.7 miles from Gilsum, 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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    Topstone Mill

    Claremont, New Hampshire

    22.5 miles from Gilsum, 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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    Old Centre - Old Royalston Cemetery

    Royalston, Massachusetts

    26.3 miles from Gilsum, 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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    Marlboro College

    Marlboro, Vermont

    27.9 miles from Gilsum, 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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    Vale End Cemetery

    Wilton, New Hampshire

    28.5 miles from Gilsum, 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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    Colby-Sawyer College

    New London, New Hampshire

    29 miles from Gilsum, 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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    Golden Stage Inn Bed and Breakfast

    Cavendish, Vermont

    29.5 miles from Gilsum, 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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    New Boston Cemetery

    Winchendon, Massachusetts

    30.2 miles from Gilsum, 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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    Lucky Lanes

    Athol, Massachusetts

    31.4 miles from Gilsum, 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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    Blaser's Fireside Tavern

    Hopkinton, New Hampshire

    31.6 miles from Gilsum, 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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    Averill Stand

    Wilmington, Vermont

    32.5 miles from Gilsum, 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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    The White House Inn

    Wilmington, Vermont

    32.5 miles from Gilsum, 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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    Eunice Williams Covered Bridge - Pumping Station Bridge

    Greenfield, Massachusetts

    33.1 miles from Gilsum, 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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    Lorden Plaza

    Milford, New Hampshire

    35.9 miles from Gilsum, 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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    Sumner Falls - Hartland Rapids

    Plainfield, New Hampshire

    36.1 miles from Gilsum, 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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    Dean Hill Revolutionary Cemetery - The Rev

    Fitchburg, Massachusetts

    36.6 miles from Gilsum, 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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    S.K. Pierce Mansion - Haunted Victorian Mansion

    Gardner, Massachusetts

    36.8 miles from Gilsum, 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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    Siam Orchid

    Concord, New Hampshire

    38.3 miles from Gilsum, 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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    Deerfield Inn

    Deerfield, Massachusetts

    38.7 miles from Gilsum, NH

    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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    Reed Homestead

    Townsend, Massachusetts

    40.5 miles from Gilsum, NH

    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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    The Cooperage

    Townsend, Massachusetts

    40.5 miles from Gilsum, NH

    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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    Palace Theatre

    Manchester, New Hampshire

    40.7 miles from Gilsum, 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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    Inn at Clearwater Pond

    Hartford, Vermont

    40.9 miles from Gilsum, 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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    Glastenbury Mountain

    Glastenbury, Vermont

    41.1 miles from Gilsum, 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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    The Equinox Golf Resort and Spa

    Manchester, Vermont

    41.3 miles from Gilsum, 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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    Tortilla Flat

    Merrimack, New Hampshire

    41.4 miles from Gilsum, 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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    Comfort Inn - White River Junction

    Hartford, Vermont

    41.4 miles from Gilsum, 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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    Pine Hill Cemetery - Blood Cemetery

    Hollis, New Hampshire

    41.4 miles from Gilsum, NH

    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

    41.6 miles from Gilsum, NH

    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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    The Common Man Restauruant

    Merrimack, New Hampshire

    41.6 miles from Gilsum, 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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    Country Tavern

    Nashua, New Hampshire

    41.7 miles from Gilsum, NH

    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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    The Quechee Inn at Marshland Farm

    Hartford, Vermont

    42.1 miles from Gilsum, 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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    The Charlemont Inn

    Charlemont, Massachusetts

    42.5 miles from Gilsum, NH

    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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    Bowman House - Laurel Hall

    Shrewsbury, Vermont

    43.3 miles from Gilsum, 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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    The 1875 Inn - Tilton Inn

    Tilton, New Hampshire

    43.5 miles from Gilsum, 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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    Haunted Railroad Bridge

    Hartford, Vermont

    44.2 miles from Gilsum, 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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    Gilson Road Cemetery

    Nashua, New Hampshire

    44.4 miles from Gilsum, NH

    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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