Haunted Places in Grafton, New Hampshire



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    Colby-Sawyer College

    New London, New Hampshire

    10.3 miles from Grafton, 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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    Steele Hill Resort

    Sanbornton, New Hampshire

    18.5 miles from Grafton, 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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    Plymouth State University

    Plymouth, New Hampshire

    18.9 miles from Grafton, 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 1875 Inn - Tilton Inn

    Tilton, New Hampshire

    19.5 miles from Grafton, 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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    Comfort Inn - White River Junction

    Hartford, Vermont

    20.4 miles from Grafton, 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 Norwich Inn

    Norwich, Vermont

    21.2 miles from Grafton, 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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    The Nutmeg Inn

    Meredith, New Hampshire

    21.8 miles from Grafton, 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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    Sumner Falls - Hartland Rapids

    Plainfield, New Hampshire

    21.9 miles from Grafton, 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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    Camp Farnsworth

    Fairlee, Vermont

    23.7 miles from Grafton, 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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    Colonial Theater

    Laconia, New Hampshire

    23.8 miles from Grafton, 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 Quechee Inn at Marshland Farm

    Hartford, Vermont

    24 miles from Grafton, 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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    Topstone Mill

    Claremont, New Hampshire

    24 miles from Grafton, 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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    Haunted Railroad Bridge

    Hartford, Vermont

    24.1 miles from Grafton, 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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    Inn at Clearwater Pond

    Hartford, Vermont

    24.2 miles from Grafton, 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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    The Crazy Gringo - Nothin' Fancy

    Gilford, New Hampshire

    24.4 miles from Grafton, 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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    Winnipesaukee Marketplace

    Laconia, New Hampshire

    24.5 miles from Grafton, 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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    Kimball Castle

    Gilford, New Hampshire

    28.3 miles from Grafton, 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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    Indian Shutters

    Charlestown, New Hampshire

    29.1 miles from Grafton, 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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    Blaser's Fireside Tavern

    Hopkinton, New Hampshire

    29.1 miles from Grafton, 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

    31.7 miles from Grafton, 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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    Hartness House Inn

    Springfield, Vermont

    32.1 miles from Grafton, 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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    Murray Hall

    Marlow, New Hampshire

    33.1 miles from Grafton, 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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    Tuc Me Inn

    Wolfeboro, New Hampshire

    36.3 miles from Grafton, 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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    Golden Stage Inn Bed and Breakfast

    Cavendish, Vermont

    36.8 miles from Grafton, 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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    Alton Town Hall

    Alton, New Hampshire

    37 miles from Grafton, 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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    Readmore Inn

    Rockingham, Vermont

    38.9 miles from Grafton, 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 Inn

    Rockingham, Vermont

    40.5 miles from Grafton, 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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    Saxtons River Cemetery

    Rockingham, Vermont

    40.8 miles from Grafton, 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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    Sumner Knight Chapel - Woodland Cemetery

    Keene, New Hampshire

    45.6 miles from Grafton, 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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    Palace Theatre

    Manchester, New Hampshire

    46.1 miles from Grafton, 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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    Huntress Hall - Keene State College

    Keene, New Hampshire

    46.8 miles from Grafton, 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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    Bowman House - Laurel Hall

    Shrewsbury, Vermont

    47.1 miles from Grafton, 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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    Sugar Hill Inn

    Sugar Hill, New Hampshire

    47.4 miles from Grafton, 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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    The Notchland Inn

    Hart's Location, New Hampshire

    48.4 miles from Grafton, 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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    Vale End Cemetery

    Wilton, New Hampshire

    50.1 miles from Grafton, 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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    Stark Cemetery

    Conway, New Hampshire

    51 miles from Grafton, 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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    Eddy House - High Life Ski Club Lodge

    Chittenden, Vermont

    51.2 miles from Grafton, 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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    Parsonsfield Seminary

    Parsonsfield, Maine

    52.2 miles from Grafton, 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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    Tortilla Flat

    Merrimack, New Hampshire

    52.3 miles from Grafton, 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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    Beal House Inn

    Littleton, New Hampshire

    52.4 miles from Grafton, 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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    Lorden Plaza

    Milford, New Hampshire

    53.2 miles from Grafton, 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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    Inwood Manor

    Barnet, Vermont

    53.4 miles from Grafton, 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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    Loon Pond

    Acton, Maine

    53.6 miles from Grafton, NH

    A ghost dog is said to roam the shore here. He is said to be a Siberian Husky type with three legs, and he has a phosphorescent glow, and can be seen around midnight or 1 a.m.


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    Norwich University

    Northfield, Vermont

    53.8 miles from Grafton, 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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    Hi-Vu Motor Inn

    Rochester, New Hampshire

    53.8 miles from Grafton, 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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    Franklin Pierce College - The Manor - Peterson Hall

    Rindge, New Hampshire

    54.1 miles from Grafton, 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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    Mount Washington Hotel

    Carroll, New Hampshire

    54.4 miles from Grafton, 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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    The Common Man Restauruant

    Merrimack, New Hampshire

    54.7 miles from Grafton, 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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    Vermont Police Academy

    Pittsford, Vermont

    54.8 miles from Grafton, 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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    Amos J. Blake House Museum

    Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire

    55.3 miles from Grafton, 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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