Reed Homestead

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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 country clothing. The house is believed to be haunted by Hannah Reed, who hanged herself in the hall after her child passed away. Witnesses have spotted her apparition and a door that leapt off of its hinges.

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Geographic Information

Address:
75 Main St
Townsend, MA
United States

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GPS:
42.6533429, -71.67313309999997
County:
Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Nearest Towns:
Townsend, MA (1.9 mi.)
Pepperell, MA (4.4 mi.)
Lunenburg, MA (4.8 mi.)
East Pepperell, MA (5.1 mi.)
Brookline, NH (5.7 mi.)
Groton, MA (5.8 mi.)
Hollis, NH (7.5 mi.)
Ayer, MA (7.6 mi.)
Ashby, MA (7.7 mi.)
Shirley, MA (7.7 mi.)

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  1. George Parker Jr.  |  

    I had the pleasure of seeing the lady looking out the back window towards the Harbour one day when I was walking down the old railroad tracks she looked at me as though she was startled and I waved and said sorry just following the tracks and she crossed the Rams and look towards the Harbour and I kept walking I found out later from the caretaker that nobody was in the building and he was waiting to meet Jason and Grant from Ghost Hunters he asked what I saw I told him and he just smiled that I think you found a ghost and I looked back in the window was different

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