Haunted Places in Goffstown, New Hampshire



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    Palace Theatre

    Manchester, New Hampshire

    7.3 miles from Goffstown, 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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    Tortilla Flat

    Merrimack, New Hampshire

    11.4 miles from Goffstown, 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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    Blaser's Fireside Tavern

    Hopkinton, New Hampshire

    12.2 miles from Goffstown, 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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    Siam Orchid

    Concord, New Hampshire

    13.4 miles from Goffstown, 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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    Lorden Plaza

    Milford, New Hampshire

    13.6 miles from Goffstown, 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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    The Common Man Restauruant

    Merrimack, New Hampshire

    13.6 miles from Goffstown, 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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    Vale End Cemetery

    Wilton, New Hampshire

    15 miles from Goffstown, 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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    Country Tavern

    Nashua, New Hampshire

    16.5 miles from Goffstown, 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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    Indian Rock Road

    Nashua, New Hampshire

    17.2 miles from Goffstown, 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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    Pine Hill Cemetery - Blood Cemetery

    Hollis, New Hampshire

    17.7 miles from Goffstown, 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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    Gilson Road Cemetery

    Nashua, New Hampshire

    21.5 miles from Goffstown, 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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    J. Michael's Family Sports Pub

    Windham, New Hampshire

    22.4 miles from Goffstown, NH

    Once Numero's Mexican Restaurant, once with apparitions on the second floor, footsteps in the attic, lights that worked on their own and silverware that jumped off tables, the place has was renovated and is now J. Michael's Family Sports Pub. No hauntings have been reported since the renovations.


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    Windham Restaurant

    Windham, New Hampshire

    22.6 miles from Goffstown, NH

    Windham Restaurant is housed in a former 1812 home once owned by the Dinsmore family. Witnesses here have noticed something playing with their hair (especially blondes), cold chills, something unseen that unclasps their jewelry and moves objects in the house. Prop Christmas packages are moved by a prankish spirit and ...


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    Reed Homestead

    Townsend, Massachusetts

    25.6 miles from Goffstown, 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

    25.7 miles from Goffstown, 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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    The Village Inn

    Dracut, Massachusetts

    28.3 miles from Goffstown, NH

    The restaurant here is said to be haunted by a little boy and a little girl. The boy hangs out in the lounge area, but he runs away whenever anyone comes near him. The little girl is seen walking through a tunnel that runs between the restaurant and the barn ...


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    Franklin Pierce College - The Manor - Peterson Hall

    Rindge, New Hampshire

    28.4 miles from Goffstown, 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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    Mary Belanger House

    Lowell, Massachusetts

    28.7 miles from Goffstown, NH

    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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    Bainbridge’s - Aprile's European Restaurant

    Chelmsford, Massachusetts

    28.9 miles from Goffstown, NH

    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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    The 1875 Inn - Tilton Inn

    Tilton, New Hampshire

    29.2 miles from Goffstown, 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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    Dean Hill Revolutionary Cemetery - The Rev

    Fitchburg, Massachusetts

    30.7 miles from Goffstown, 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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    Murray Hall

    Marlow, New Hampshire

    31 miles from Goffstown, 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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    Bradford College - Northpoint Bible College

    Haverhill, Massachusetts

    31.7 miles from Goffstown, NH

    Urban legend has it that this is the very New England college that stored H.P. Lovecraft's famed evil book Necronomicon, buried deep underground. Although the Lovecraft book "Necronomicon" is a work of fiction, fans maintain that the book of spells actually exists at Northpoint Bible College (formerly Bradford College). It ...


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    Holiday Inn Tewksbury

    Tewksbury, Massachusetts

    31.9 miles from Goffstown, NH

    An apparition moves from the ballroom to the hall, and can only be seen out of the corner of the eye. When you turn to look at it, it vanishes.


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    Amos J. Blake House Museum

    Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire

    32.7 miles from Goffstown, 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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    Colby-Sawyer College

    New London, New Hampshire

    33 miles from Goffstown, 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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    Fort Devens

    Devens, Massachusetts

    33.3 miles from Goffstown, NH

    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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    Tewksbury Cemetery

    Tewksbury, Massachusetts

    34 miles from Goffstown, NH

    Locals tell of a ghostly white woman who walks here, as well as a dark, leather-skinned creature who follows guests through the graveyard.


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    Sumner Knight Chapel - Woodland Cemetery

    Keene, New Hampshire

    34.2 miles from Goffstown, 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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    The Pines Cemetery

    Tewksbury, Massachusetts

    34.4 miles from Goffstown, NH

    The Pines is the old cemetery from Tewksbury State Hospital. There are numbered markers here for over 10,000 individuals who died at the hospital. It is rumored that many bodies were exhumed and taken to Boston for medical students to train on. The cemetery is located in the woods and is ...


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    Smith Hall - University of New Hampshire

    Durham, New Hampshire

    34.7 miles from Goffstown, NH

    Reportedly, a ghost woman roams the hallways and visits residents in the middle of the night. (Submitted by Victor T)


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    Huntress Hall - Keene State College

    Keene, New Hampshire

    34.9 miles from Goffstown, 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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    Lake Gardner

    Amesbury, Massachusetts

    34.9 miles from Goffstown, NH

    At Lake Gardner, some say, the ghosts of children and adults who have drowned here can be seen and heard in the sandy and wooded areas.


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    Three Chimneys Inn

    Durham, New Hampshire

    35.3 miles from Goffstown, NH

    A ghost named Hannah is believed to reside here. She likes to hide objects and play havoc with anything electric. She has been known to play with the hair of sleeping staff members, and her apparition has been seen as well. Other spirits may linger here with Hannah; guests have ...


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    Alton Town Hall

    Alton, New Hampshire

    35.7 miles from Goffstown, 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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    Colonial Theater

    Laconia, New Hampshire

    35.7 miles from Goffstown, 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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    New Boston Cemetery

    Winchendon, Massachusetts

    36.5 miles from Goffstown, 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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    Benson Road Cemetery

    Richmond, New Hampshire

    36.7 miles from Goffstown, 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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    Steele Hill Resort

    Sanbornton, New Hampshire

    36.7 miles from Goffstown, 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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    Governor's Mansion

    Hampton Falls, New Hampshire

    36.9 miles from Goffstown, NH

    State senator Warren Brown, confident of winning an election to become governor, built this mansion in 1880. He lost the election, but many years later it is still called Governor's Mansion. An owner who purchased the place in 2000 witnessed apparitions, orbs, voices, a disappearing staircase, strange noises, electrical anomalies, ...


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    S.K. Pierce Mansion - Haunted Victorian Mansion

    Gardner, Massachusetts

    37.3 miles from Goffstown, 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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    Old Dudley Road

    Billerica, Massachusetts

    37.6 miles from Goffstown, NH

    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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    Hi-Vu Motor Inn

    Rochester, New Hampshire

    38 miles from Goffstown, NH

    Room 1 of this inn is said to be haunted, and affords guests a strong sense that something is watching them. Unexplained coldness and noises also have been reported.


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    Harold Parker State Forest

    Andover, Massachusetts

    38.1 miles from Goffstown, NH

    Harold Parker State Forest now has 35 miles of woodsy trails and roads, ponds, swamps, forests and rocky outcroppings, but evidence of its 18th-century farming and milling operations may be seen here as well. Ruins of houses and unmarked graves can be found on the grounds. Some say that beyond ...


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    Blood Town Forest

    Lancaster, Massachusetts

    38.1 miles from Goffstown, NH

    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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    Old Centre - Old Royalston Cemetery

    Royalston, Massachusetts

    38.3 miles from Goffstown, 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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    Dover Mills

    Dover, New Hampshire

    38.6 miles from Goffstown, NH

    Years ago when the Dover Mills caught fire, many people died, and their spirits are said to remain on the grounds. Witnesses say after the offices here are closed, lights come on in the high-level rooms and the sounds of mill machines turning on and off can be heard.


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    Island Path Road

    Hampton, New Hampshire

    40.2 miles from Goffstown, NH

    The town of Hampton was the site of a major 1600s witch hunt, and Goodwife Eunice Cole was accused of the crime. She is said to have cursed a group of sailors who taunted her. When a sudden storm blew up and the sailors vanished, Goody Cole was convicted of ...


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    Kimball Castle

    Gilford, New Hampshire

    40.5 miles from Goffstown, 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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    Concord's Colonial Inn

    Concord, Massachusetts

    40.6 miles from Goffstown, NH

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


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