Canfield's Restaurant

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Built in the 1790s to be a boardinghouse, the building that now houses Canfield’s Restaurant is said to be haunted by a poltergeist. Witnesses say teapots are turned topsy-turvy, chairs move around, and the some witnesses are smacked in the behind. Believed to be Lydia Dana, a previous owner, she is said to be an affectionate sort of ghost, and is called “Mother Dana” by many employees and customers.

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Main St
Wiscasset, Maine
United States

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44.00278057880499, -69.66535431401672
Lincoln County, Maine
Nearest Towns:
Wiscasset, ME (0.0 mi.)
Edgecomb, ME (3.5 mi.)
Newcastle, ME (6.8 mi.)
Westport, ME (7.5 mi.)
Damariscotta, ME (7.6 mi.)
Alna, ME (7.8 mi.)
Bristol, ME (8.4 mi.)
North Bath, ME (8.8 mi.)
Richmond, ME (8.8 mi.)
Boothbay, ME (8.9 mi.)


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