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Salem State University is reported to have many ghosts, including the spirits of a student who hanged herself and a man in black in Gramley Hall, two girls who were electrocuted at Gramley Library, a little girl who died in the elevator shaft at Clewell Hall, and a haunted portrait in Babcock Hall.

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352 Lafayette St
Salem, MA 01970
United States

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42.5029064200688, -70.89090120818582
Essex County, Massachusetts
Nearest Towns:
Salem, MA (1.2 mi.)
Marblehead, MA (1.7 mi.)
Peabody, MA (2.6 mi.)
Swampscott, MA (2.6 mi.)
South Peabody, MA (3.0 mi.)
Beverly, MA (3.9 mi.)
Lynn, MA (3.9 mi.)
Beverly Cove, MA (4.0 mi.)
Danvers, MA (5.4 mi.)
Nahant, MA (5.5 mi.)

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  1. The halls you’ve listed are not at Salem State University in Salem, MA. You are referring to buildings at Salem College in Winston-Salem, NC. Please fix these errors!

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