Haunted Places in Nelson, New Hampshire



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    Sumner Knight Chapel - Woodland Cemetery

    Keene, New Hampshire

    7.7 miles from Nelson, NH

    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 ...


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    Huntress Hall - Keene State College

    Keene, New Hampshire

    8.7 miles from Nelson, NH

    Built in 1926, this college dorm is said to be haunted by Harriet Huntress herself, the board-of-education higher-up for whom the dorm was named. Strange noises have come from the attic, where it is reported that Ms. Huntress' wheelchair still sits.


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    Murray Hall

    Marlow, New Hampshire

    9.4 miles from Nelson, NH

    Legend has it that at a 1624 Halloween party ended in disaster when a fire burned the building and killed 70 partygoers. Apparitions of many costumed characters have been reported, as well as a sense of being watched.


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    Franklin Pierce College - The Manor - Peterson Hall

    Rindge, New Hampshire

    15 miles from Nelson, NH

    Franklin Pierce College's The Manor, aka Peterson Hall, was once a brothel run by an Edna McGuinness. Her large portrait is said to still hang in the stairwell leading to the second floor. Edna's apparition has been seen looking out the window and a piano has been heard playing although ...


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    Amos J. Blake House Museum

    Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire

    15.1 miles from Nelson, NH

    This 1837 house museum is visited by a ghostly cat that appears as a misty ball of fuzz, an apparition of a young boy, objects that move by themselves, and strange voices and sounds, like that of sleigh bells. Some visitors have experienced uneasiness and even nausea inside the house.


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    Benson Road Cemetery

    Richmond, New Hampshire

    15.7 miles from Nelson, NH

    This cemetery dates back to the 1700's mostly of the Ballou family. Strange light anomaly along with evps. Also captured a fully body apparition on trailcam placed in the open underground crypt. This road is off route 119 then onto fish hatchery road where benson road is on the right. VERY ...


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    Readmore Inn

    Rockingham, Vermont

    18.5 miles from Nelson, NH

    Also known as the William A. Hall House or the Babbitt House, the inn, housed in a structure originally built in 1892, is said to be haunted by a ghost who resides in the Cook's Room.


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    Vale End Cemetery

    Wilton, New Hampshire

    20.8 miles from Nelson, NH

    The Blue Lady is the famous ghost of Vale End Cemetery, thought to be Mary Ritter, who passed away in 1808, some say, because her husband buried her alive. Others say she was murdered by a devil-worshipping cult. Her ghost appears as a blue, human-sized light over her grave, usually ...


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    Madame Sherri's Castle

    Chesterfield, New Hampshire

    21.5 miles from Nelson, NH

    Famous for its arched stone staircase in the middle of the forest, Madame Sherri's castle is also legendary for its rumors of ghosts. Madame Antoinette Sherri was a costume designer who planned to build a castle here in the late 1920s, but she ran out of funds and the castle ...


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    Saxtons River Cemetery

    Rockingham, Vermont

    21.5 miles from Nelson, NH

    Visitors to this cemetery have reported "negative vibes" and a feeling that they are being followed. When they turn around, no one is there.


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    Saxtons River Inn

    Rockingham, Vermont

    21.6 miles from Nelson, NH

    The inn, built in 1834, is believed to be haunted by an entity that has been noticed in the ballroom as well as in other places around the premises. In addition, a female ghost has been known to haunt Room 3.


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    Old Centre - Old Royalston Cemetery

    Royalston, Massachusetts

    22.2 miles from Nelson, NH

    The tiny cemetery surrounded by a short stone wall is said to be haunted. Folks have reported seeing a misty woman with long blonde hair and a black shadowy figure that moves very quickly. Also reported have been cold spots and uncomfortable feelings of being watched or even touched.


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    Riverside Hotel

    Nelson, New Hampshire

    22.5 miles from Nelson, NH

    Folks here have seen strange flashing lights and heard the sounds of a baby crying and an eerie screeching.


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    Indian Shutters

    Charlestown, New Hampshire

    24.6 miles from Nelson, NH

    Reports say the Indian Shutters restaurant is now closed, but it was rumored to be haunted by the ghost of a general, a former resident, seen upstairs in the restaurant owner's living area. Also, the ghost of a woman in a white, flowing dress was reported in the dining room ...


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    New Boston Cemetery

    Winchendon, Massachusetts

    25 miles from Nelson, NH

    New Boston was a village that was practically erased from existence to make room for the 1940s Birch Hill Dam flood control project. This cemetery, which lies within the Otter River State Forest, is just about all that is left of the town. Legend has it that it is haunted, ...


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    Blaser's Fireside Tavern

    Hopkinton, New Hampshire

    27.2 miles from Nelson, NH

    Blaser's Fireside Tavern's ghosts may cause your car battery to fail just so you will stop at the tavern. The owners say it happens on a regular basis. When they leave the tavern, the car starts up just fine. A ghost called Frank makes footsteps and likes to shake things ...


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    Williamsville Cemetery

    Newfane, Vermont

    27.4 miles from Nelson, NH

    From this old cemetery comes a chilling-but-sweet local legend about a man and wife who were buried here. The road runs through the cemetery, with part of it lying on either sode. So the legend goes, the husband and wife were buried on opposite sides, their final resting places separated ...


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    Hartness House Inn

    Springfield, Vermont

    27.7 miles from Nelson, NH

    Builder James Hartness was an inventor who worked with machines and tools, and he built a system of underground tunnels in which to work uninterrupted. His underground rooms included a library, workshop, lavatory, study and lounge. Witnesses say something supernatural here causes objects to disappear and show up in another ...


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    Lucky Lanes

    Athol, Massachusetts

    27.9 miles from Nelson, NH

    Lucky Lanes Bowling Alley was once a movie theater called the York. Legend has it that a bomb blew up here, and the victims are still in the building. Footsteps, children's laughter and moving objects have been reported here. Another story says a woman hanged herself in the building, and ...


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    Lorden Plaza

    Milford, New Hampshire

    28.1 miles from Nelson, NH

    Folks here have noticed an apparition of a man in blue jeans and a plaid flannel shirt with a tape measure on his belt. He walked along the plaza, disappearing into a plywood wall.


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    Topstone Mill

    Claremont, New Hampshire

    28.3 miles from Nelson, NH

    Topstone Mill, a former shoe and furniture manufacturing plant, was empty for years until new residents turned the bottom floors into an eatery. But the new people have been bitten by invisible teeth, had objects thrown at them, heard footsteps and seen apparitions through the windows. The site has been ...


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    Dean Hill Revolutionary Cemetery - The Rev

    Fitchburg, Massachusetts

    29.7 miles from Nelson, NH

    Dean Hill Revolutionary Cemetery is also know to locals as The Rev. It's unknown whether it's soldiers or more sinister entities that haunt the place, but there are rumors of satanic practices and eerie feelings coming over its visitors. Some have heard loud screams at night. Local tales say a ...


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    Colby-Sawyer College

    New London, New Hampshire

    30.1 miles from Nelson, NH

    At Colby-Sawyer College's Colby Dorm, footsteps and rattling doorknobs have been heard in the night, and gusts of wind seem to come from nowhere. And at the Colgate Building, the apparition of a dark man in a hat has been seen leaning over a railing or walking around the tower ...


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    S.K. Pierce Mansion - Haunted Victorian Mansion

    Gardner, Massachusetts

    30.9 miles from Nelson, NH

    S.K. Pierce Mansion was owned by the wealthy Sylvester Knowlton Pierce, founder of the SK Pierce & Son Chair Company. It was built in 1875 and was originally located at 21 Union Street, but was moved to where it now stands shortly thereafter. The home had some famous guests, such ...


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    Marlboro College

    Marlboro, Vermont

    32.3 miles from Nelson, NH

    Near the Dalrymple Hall and Howland Dormitory, a female apparition is said to wander, making students in these dorms feel uneasy. Cold spots have been reported as well.


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    Reed Homestead

    Townsend, Massachusetts

    32.9 miles from Nelson, NH

    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 ...


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    The Cooperage

    Townsend, Massachusetts

    32.9 miles from Nelson, NH

    The Cooperage, explored by TV's Ghost Hunters, was built in 1733 as a mill. In the mid-1800s it was a barrel-making business, and later, a restaurant and a gift/antique shop (it's most recent incarnation). Apparitions, voices and footsteps are among the eerie things often reported here.


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    Siam Orchid

    Concord, New Hampshire

    33.5 miles from Nelson, NH

    At this Thai restaurant, witnesses have seen glasses moving across the tables and heard phantom voices in the dining room and kitchen. Residents who live above the restaurant say strange noises can be heard coming from the restaurant late at night when no one is there.


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    Pine Hill Cemetery - Blood Cemetery

    Hollis, New Hampshire

    33.7 miles from Nelson, NH

    Pine Hill Cemetery, also known as Blood Cemetery because of the name Abel Blood on a tombstone, is reported to be haunted by the entire Blood family who were allegedly murdered in the 1800s. The spirit of the little boy of the family has been seen by drivers passing by ...


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    Palace Theatre

    Manchester, New Hampshire

    33.8 miles from Nelson, NH

    Palace Theatre opened in 1915 and is now restored, and is rumored to be haunted by a female apparition who appears on the stage. Paranormal activity is known to happen in the balcony and backstage as well. The theater has been featured on an episode of TV's Ghost Hunters.


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    Indian Rock Road

    Nashua, New Hampshire

    33.8 miles from Nelson, NH

    The dark wooded road reportedly leads to a meadow, a popular teen hangout. It is said to have cold spots and a malevolent force that watches over everyone there.


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    Tortilla Flat

    Merrimack, New Hampshire

    33.9 miles from Nelson, NH

    At the Mexican Restaurant Tortilla Flat, believed to be haunted, witnesses have seen strange phenomena such as shadow figures and objects that move about on their own.


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    Country Tavern

    Nashua, New Hampshire

    34 miles from Nelson, NH

    The historic Country Tavern restaurant is housed in a place that was built in 1741 and was once owned by English sea captain Ford and his young wife Elizabeth. Legend has it that when he was off to sea for an extended time, he came home to find Elizabeth had ...


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    The Common Man Restauruant

    Merrimack, New Hampshire

    34 miles from Nelson, NH

    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, ...


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    Eunice Williams Covered Bridge - Pumping Station Bridge

    Greenfield, Massachusetts

    34.3 miles from Nelson, NH

    The Eunice Williams, or Green River Pumping Station, Covered Bridge is said to be haunted by Eunice Williams, the reverend's wife who lived nearby in the 1600s. It happened when French soldiers and Indians raided the area and hacked Eunice to death just hours after she had given birth. The ...


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    Gilson Road Cemetery

    Nashua, New Hampshire

    36.6 miles from Nelson, NH

    Misty apparitions have been reported at this early-1800s cemetery, along with a strange feeling like you are walking through water. Voices are reported to come from the back right corner and a figure in a black hood has been seen. Folks who live in the subdivisions that have cropped up ...


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    Golden Stage Inn Bed and Breakfast

    Cavendish, Vermont

    36.9 miles from Nelson, NH

    Erected in 1788 and originally a stagecoach stop, the historic inn was believed to have been a stop on the Underground Railroad. A male and a female ghost are said to reside here, and the female is said to be constantly brushing her hair.


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    Averill Stand

    Wilmington, Vermont

    37.6 miles from Nelson, NH

    Allegedly haunted by the ghosts of former occupants, possibly a woman who died there in childbirth and another female ghost that is occasionally seen in the dining room.


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    The White House Inn

    Wilmington, Vermont

    37.6 miles from Nelson, NH

    Allegedly haunted by the former mistress of the house, Mrs. Brown. People have reported full body apparitions, cold spots, slamming doors and some claim that the ghost has actually appeared and spoken to them.


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    Deerfield Inn

    Deerfield, Massachusetts

    38.9 miles from Nelson, NH

    The historic inn was built in 1884, and has been restored and renovated to its former glory by the current inn owners. Guests and staff alike have reported paranormal activity in the inn, including lights turning on and off, strange knocking noises and furniture that moves around by itself. Guests ...


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    Fort Devens

    Devens, Massachusetts

    40.7 miles from Nelson, NH

    Fort Devens, named for Civil War general Charles Devens, is now the Devens Reserve Forces Training Area. Reports say that in the older, unused buildings, unexplained flashing lights have been noticed at night. And piano playing has been heard coming from the defunct movie house.


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    The 1875 Inn - Tilton Inn

    Tilton, New Hampshire

    41.5 miles from Nelson, NH

    The ghost of a 12-year-old girl named Laura who was killed in a fire in the 1800s is said to haunt the historic 1875 Inn, once called the Tilton Inn. Her apparition has been seen by many guests, and the inn has been featured on TV's Ghost Hunters. Author David ...


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    Sumner Falls - Hartland Rapids

    Plainfield, New Hampshire

    41.6 miles from Nelson, NH

    Apparitions of loggers have been spied floating down the Connecticut River near the Hartland Rapids and Sumner Falls, and on the nearby trails, a tall phantom in black clothing and a black hat has been seen.


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    Blood Town Forest

    Lancaster, Massachusetts

    41.6 miles from Nelson, NH

    Legend has it that a young man and woman were killed here while camping in the forest. There is said to be a rock near the entrance that tells the story, but this may or may not be true. Some say the forest really got its name strictly because the ...


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    The Charlemont Inn

    Charlemont, Massachusetts

    45.3 miles from Nelson, NH

    At the 1787 inn many friendly ghosts are said to reside. You may see spirits of a Civil War soldier in the upstairs hall or a former innkeeper in the tavern. A ghost named Elizabeth likes to throw things, slam doors, and stomp in the halls. She has been known ...


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    Bainbridge’s - Aprile's European Restaurant

    Chelmsford, Massachusetts

    45.3 miles from Nelson, NH

    The former Bainbridge's, now Aprile's European Restaurant, may serve up a surprise or two to its customers. Folks say it has pictures that move, a woman's spirit that cries, and ghostly children who play in the overnight hours.


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    Windham Restaurant

    Windham, New Hampshire

    45.8 miles from Nelson, NH

    Windham Restaurant is housed in a former 1812 home once owned by the Dinsmore family. Witnesses here have noticed something playing with their hair (especially blondes), cold chills, something unseen that unclasps their jewelry and moves objects in the house. Prop Christmas packages are moved by a prankish spirit and ...


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    Mary Belanger House

    Lowell, Massachusetts

    46 miles from Nelson, NH

    This is the house where a woman named Mary Belanger supposedly died when she fell into the fire pit in the back yard and burned to death. Events such as visible apparitions and floating objects support this claim. I also took a photo in the cellar that captures an ...


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    J. Michael's Family Sports Pub

    Windham, New Hampshire

    46 miles from Nelson, NH

    Once Numero's Mexican Restaurant, once with apparitions on the second floor, footsteps in the attic, lights that worked on their own and silverware that jumped off tables, the place has was renovated and is now J. Michael's Family Sports Pub. No hauntings have been reported since the renovations.


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    Comfort Inn - White River Junction

    Hartford, Vermont

    46.4 miles from Nelson, NH

    Local legend has it that Room 112 is haunted by a woman who committed suicide there. Her ghost tampers with the electronic key entry system, and guests who stay here report an eerie feeling of being watched.


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