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, and a woman in a long black dress. Spirits in the building are known to hum, knock things over, and play other tricks on the living.
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- 304 Daniel Webster Hwy
Merrimack, NH 03054
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- 42.83961406432553, -71.49145656832843
- Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
- Nearest Towns:
- Litchfield, NH (0.7 mi.)
Merrimack, NH (1.8 mi.)
East Merrimack, NH (2.0 mi.)
Nashua, NH (5.3 mi.)
Hudson, NH (5.8 mi.)
Londonderry, NH (6.2 mi.)
Amherst, NH (6.9 mi.)
Bedford, NH (7.5 mi.)
Milford, NH (8.0 mi.)
Hollis, NH (8.4 mi.)
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