Haunted Places in Pelham, Massachusetts



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    Clapp Memorial Library

    Belchertown, Massachusetts

    8.1 miles from Pelham, MA

    A night custodian here has witnessed apparitions on the stairs, cold spots, and books that slide in and out of shelves on their own. Rumor has it that the ghost in residence is deceased former librarian Lydia Barton. The library has been featured on TV's Ghost Hunters.


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    Belchertown State School

    Belchertown, Massachusetts

    8.2 miles from Pelham, MA

    The original name when it was established in 1922 was the Belchertown State School for the Feeble-Minded, and and certain times in its history it was known for poor treatment of its charges. Trespassing is not allowed on the property. Witnesses say it is haunted by this tragic past, citing ...


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    Sessions House

    Northampton, Massachusetts

    13 miles from Pelham, MA

    The historic Sessions House dorm at Smith College campus was originally built in 1710 with a secret passageway inside which the owners could hide from attacking Native Americans. It's haunted by original builder Captain Jonathan Hunt's granddaughter Lucy and her lover, Johnny Burgoyne, a British general whom she met when ...


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    Deerfield Inn

    Deerfield, Massachusetts

    14.8 miles from Pelham, MA

    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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    Lucky Lanes

    Athol, Massachusetts

    16.4 miles from Pelham, MA

    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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    Eunice Williams Covered Bridge - Pumping Station Bridge

    Greenfield, Massachusetts

    20.7 miles from Pelham, MA

    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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    Van Horn Park

    Springfield, Massachusetts

    21 miles from Pelham, MA

    Legend has it that two boys drowned in the pond here in the 1920s, and their ghosts still linger in the area. In summertime, park visitors have heard them laughing and splashing and seen the water move, although no one is visible.


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    Old Centre - Old Royalston Cemetery

    Royalston, Massachusetts

    22.1 miles from Pelham, MA

    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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    Theodore's and Smith's Billiards

    Springfield, Massachusetts

    22.2 miles from Pelham, MA

    Featured on an episode of TV's Ghost Hunters, Theodore's and Smith's Billiards is said to be the site of some eerie occurrences. Witnesses say they hear the sound of balls rolling across floors (in a spot where there was a bowling alley 80 years ago), whispers, footsteps, cold spots, and ...


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    Pine Grove Cemetery

    Spencer, Massachusetts

    22.4 miles from Pelham, MA

    Who is the Dark Hunter? It's the name given to the entity said to haunt the Pine Grove Cemetery, keeping an eye on those who visit.


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    New Boston Cemetery

    Winchendon, Massachusetts

    23 miles from Pelham, MA

    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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    S.K. Pierce Mansion - Haunted Victorian Mansion

    Gardner, Massachusetts

    24.4 miles from Pelham, MA

    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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    Anna Maria College

    Paxton, Massachusetts

    25.2 miles from Pelham, MA

    Anna Maria College is believed to be haunted, but the college has somewhat of an affinity for its ghosts. At the Zecco Performing Arts Center, according to resports, two seats are kept open at each performance for ghostly visitors.


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    Benson Road Cemetery

    Richmond, New Hampshire

    27.9 miles from Pelham, MA

    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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    The Charlemont Inn

    Charlemont, Massachusetts

    29 miles from Pelham, MA

    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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    Amos J. Blake House Museum

    Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire

    29.2 miles from Pelham, MA

    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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    Hope Cemetery

    Worcester, Massachusetts

    31.4 miles from Pelham, MA

    Rumor has it that apparitions and the sound of children laughing can be seen and heard near this cemetery's statue of Jesus holding an angel.


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    Higgins Armory Museum

    Worcester, Massachusetts

    31.6 miles from Pelham, MA

    Explored on an episode of TV's Ghost Hunters, Higgins Armory Museum is said to be haunted. Witnesses have seen apparitions and black shadows and heard unexplained footsteps, clanging and music, as well as being touched by something unseen.


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    Palladium Theatre

    Worcester, Massachusetts

    32 miles from Pelham, MA

    The 1928 Palladium Theater, witnesses say, is haunted by something that creates disembodied footsteps and a floating orb the size of a soccer ball. Even more eerie, rumor has it that dead bodies were discovered in a dressing room a couple decades ago. The site has been featured on an ...


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    Franklin Pierce College - The Manor - Peterson Hall

    Rindge, New Hampshire

    32 miles from Pelham, MA

    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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    Dean Hill Revolutionary Cemetery - The Rev

    Fitchburg, Massachusetts

    32.1 miles from Pelham, MA

    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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    Madame Sherri's Castle

    Chesterfield, New Hampshire

    33.1 miles from Pelham, MA

    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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    Olde Newgate Prison

    East Granby, Connecticut

    34.5 miles from Pelham, MA

    Once a 1705 copper mine, its tunnels were made into Connecticut’s first prison 1773-1827. The site is known to be a hot spot for paranormal happenings. Several apparitions and even a ghostly tour guide have been reported, screams have been heard, and guests have described being touched by something unseen.


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    Riverside Hotel

    Pelham, New Hampshire

    34.7 miles from Pelham, MA

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


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    Marlboro College

    Marlboro, Vermont

    35.1 miles from Pelham, MA

    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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    Jonathan Pasco's

    East Windsor, Connecticut

    35.2 miles from Pelham, MA

    This restaurant was once a residence, built in 1776, of Revolutionary War soldier Captain Jonathan Pasco. It has been furnished with memorabilia and antiques, and some say the ghost of Jonathan Pasco himself still calls the place home. The apparition of a tall, thin older man has been reported, and ...


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    Knox Trail Inn

    Otis, Massachusetts

    35.6 miles from Pelham, MA

    The restaurant here is said to be haunted by a soldier from the Revolutionary or Civil War. He is in his late teens or early 20s and is nicknamed Jake. His apparition may appear very briefly. He plays with the electrical systems and may tug on your shirt, but it ...


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    Blood Town Forest

    Lancaster, Massachusetts

    35.9 miles from Pelham, MA

    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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    Bucksteep Manor

    Washington, Massachusetts

    37.1 miles from Pelham, MA

    TV's Ghost Hunters explored this manor, famous for its apparition of a monk who walks the grounds. Witnesses also describe hearing voices, feeling someone touch them, and finding objects moved during the night.


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    Daniel Benton Homestead

    Tolland, Connecticut

    37.4 miles from Pelham, MA

    Built in 1720 by Daniel Benton, the location was home to six generations of Bentons. Daniel's grandson Elisha is known as a possible source of the hauntings here. Elisha was captured while fighting the British in the Revolutionary War, and caught smallpox on the prison ship. When he came home ...


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    Huntress Hall - Keene State College

    Keene, New Hampshire

    37.4 miles from Pelham, MA

    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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    Sumner Knight Chapel - Woodland Cemetery

    Keene, New Hampshire

    38.6 miles from Pelham, MA

    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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    Turn Hall

    Adams, Massachusetts

    39.5 miles from Pelham, MA

    Turn Hall is an apartment with a downstairs gym, bar and bowling alley. The rumor mill says the building is haunted by a former employee, a gymnastics coach, who committed suicide. She is said to be still watching over her former workplace.


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    Averill Stand

    Wilmington, Vermont

    39.5 miles from Pelham, MA

    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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    Plunkett Hill Condominiums

    Adams, Massachusetts

    39.6 miles from Pelham, MA

    Plunkett Hill Condominiums was once the 1918 W.B. Plunkett Memorial Hospital, aka the Old Asylum. The hospital was closed and abandoned in 1973 and is now senior citizens' condominiums. Witnesses claim to have seen mutilated apparitions and heard screams of the patients who passed away there long ago.


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    The White House Inn

    Wilmington, Vermont

    39.8 miles from Pelham, MA

    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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    Hoosac Tunnel

    North Adams, Massachusetts

    40.1 miles from Pelham, MA

    This nearly 5-mile-long tunnel was dug out of the mountains of western Massachusetts between 1851 and 1875. At the time it was the second-longest tunnel in the world, but there were many gruesome deaths and accidents associated with its construction. For more than 150 years people have regularly ...


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    The New Boston Inn

    Sandisfield, Massachusetts

    40.2 miles from Pelham, MA

    At this 1737 historic inn, Room 4 is said to be haunted. Folks have seen the ghost of a little girl who moves objects or "borrows" them and returns them later. Voices are also heard around the hotel. The game room is said to be the scene of an 1805 ...


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    Williamsville Cemetery

    Newfane, Vermont

    40.5 miles from Pelham, MA

    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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    Bara-Hack

    Pomfret, Connecticut

    41 miles from Pelham, MA

    This abandoned town was a settlement that began in 1780. It is said that the sounds of the old town can still be heard: voices, livestock, wagons, children playing, people singing... Apparitions also have been seen of a bearded man and a child. This land is on private property now, ...


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    Reed Homestead

    Townsend, Massachusetts

    41.3 miles from Pelham, MA

    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

    41.3 miles from Pelham, MA

    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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    Fort Devens

    Devens, Massachusetts

    41.4 miles from Pelham, MA

    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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    Houghton Mansion

    North Adams, Massachusetts

    41.5 miles from Pelham, MA

    At this mansion where Mayor A.C. Houghton and his family lived, a ghostly chauffeur lingers. He reportedly committed suicide after getting in a car accident that claimed the lives of Mrs. Houghton and their only daughter. The site has been converted into a Masonic temple and has been featured on ...


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    Bradley Playhouse

    Putnam, Connecticut

    41.6 miles from Pelham, MA

    This 1901 theater is haunted by a ghost named Victoria who usually hangs out in the balcony area when it is empty. She occasionally has been seen on the stage, backstage, and in the basement as well.


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    Abigail’s Grille and Bar

    Simsbury, Connecticut

    43.1 miles from Pelham, MA

    This 1780 building, which now houses Abigail's, was formerly the Pettibone Tavern for almost 200 years. Mrs. Abigail Pettibone is said to haunt the establishment. According to legend, her whaling husband was absent a lot, so Abigail took a lover. But when Capt. Pettibone came home early and found the ...


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    Thaddeus Clapp House

    Pittsfield, Massachusetts

    43.5 miles from Pelham, MA

    According to local legend, playwright Peter Bergman had a ghostly encounter while visiting here.


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    Nathan Hale Homestead

    Coventry, Connecticut

    43.5 miles from Pelham, MA

    This homestead, where Nathan Hale's father Deacon lived until his death in 1802, is said to be haunted by Deacon himself, whose apparition has been seen wearing Colonial attire. Also, a ghostly lady in white thought to be a servant has been seen sweeping the floors and cleaning, and Nathan's ...


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    Huguenot House - Makens Bemont House

    East Hartford, Connecticut

    44.2 miles from Pelham, MA

    Built in 1761, the historic home is said to have been haunted since 1971, when renovations seem to have awakened its supernatural residents. After the house was moved to another location, a ghost the locals call Benny and another they call the Blue Lady began to make appearances. Benny makes ...


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    Old Brook Farm - Perron Family House

    Burrillville, Rhode Island

    44.4 miles from Pelham, MA

    It's the house featured in the 2013 horror film "The Conjuring," and it is also private property, so no trespassing is allowed here. Please view the house only from the road. The story is of Roger and Carolyn Perron, purchased their dream home, which previously had belonged to 8 generations ...


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