Sumner Knight Chapel - Woodland Cemetery

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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 mouth — victims of having their mouth washed out with soap by a disciplinarian spirit.

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    Geographic Information

    Chapel Dr.
    Keene, NH
    United States

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    42.943223543326695, -72.26860426693418
    Cheshire County, New Hampshire
    Nearest Towns:
    Keene, NH (0.8 mi.)
    Marlborough, NH (4.1 mi.)
    Swanzey, NH (5.1 mi.)
    Sullivan, NH (5.4 mi.)
    West Swanzey, NH (5.7 mi.)
    Surry, NH (5.8 mi.)
    Gilsum, NH (7.3 mi.)
    Nelson, NH (7.7 mi.)
    Harrisville, NH (8.7 mi.)
    Westmoreland, NH (8.9 mi.)


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    1. I was with two friends. Theyve gone ghost hunting many times. They have the stuff for it. Even the sage. Well I was very new to it. We went to summer knights chapel in keene. I had a very bad feeling as soon as we parked the car… Right infront Of the chapel. I talked to a lot of spirits. But there was one. That said it was not male or female. And it intended only harm. I asked it many times to leave. My friends sages the car and poorer salt around it we left . Be very careful if you go up by the chapel. Very bad vibes… I didn’t feel safe. I talked to a nun as well. She told us shed keep us safe if we left as soon as we could. We talked to an angry veteran.. SHe kept saying “holiday” we assumed he Ment Veterans Day. We told her we Ment no harm, only trying to help. She promised to keep us safe as well

    2. I’m 11 but I’m strong and I am a paranormal investigator at a young age but, dispite what I have for talent is a reason I can see what I have in my self to be able to do things I can and that won’t stop me for what I can do!

    3. I did not feel safe the moment I got there. And I’m a man who is always comfortable in unsafe deadly situations. And as my friend and i circled the chapel. I always felt watched. And I can’t conffirm it but I swear I saw an aspiration of a nun through the right side window. Iff you go here. Be respectful. Just ask your questions peacefully and enjjoy the very very unnatural moderate haunting

    4. Something I should NOT right here. I felt more and nauseated as I neared this place. There is an unmistakable feeling of being watched… being intensely watched. The air is thick, but bad vibes echo through. Be peaceful, be respectful, and don’t linger.

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