West Durham Methodist Church

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The historic church was built on the site of a meeting ground used since 1802, and is rumoured to be haunted. Visitors to the building have reportedly been locked in by an unseen presence, an event which has occurred on several occasions. Interestingly, the church is located adjacent to the childhood home of Stephen King.

(Submitted by Callum Swift)

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Geographic Information

17 Runaround Pond Road
West Durham, ME
United States

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43.94935039281686, -70.14928731328837
Androscoggin County, Maine
Nearest Towns:
Lisbon Falls, ME (5.5 mi.)
Lisbon, ME (6.1 mi.)
New Gloucester, ME (6.7 mi.)
Freeport, ME (6.8 mi.)
Topsham, ME (8.8 mi.)
Brunswick, ME (9.5 mi.)
Gray, ME (10.1 mi.)
Yarmouth, ME (10.4 mi.)
Lewiston, ME (10.9 mi.)
Auburn, ME (11.0 mi.)


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