Haunted Places in Pelham, New Hampshire



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    The Village Inn

    Dracut, Massachusetts

    4.1 miles from Pelham, NH

    The restaurant here is said to be haunted by a little boy and a little girl. The boy hangs out in the lounge area, but he runs away whenever anyone comes near him. The little girl is seen walking through a tunnel that runs between the restaurant and the barn ...


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    Windham Restaurant

    Windham, New Hampshire

    5.9 miles from Pelham, 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

    6.3 miles from Pelham, 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

    6.9 miles from Pelham, 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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    Bainbridge’s - Aprile's European Restaurant

    Chelmsford, Massachusetts

    7.4 miles from Pelham, 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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    Holiday Inn Tewksbury

    Tewksbury, Massachusetts

    7.8 miles from Pelham, NH

    An apparition moves from the ballroom to the hall, and can only be seen out of the corner of the eye. When you turn to look at it, it vanishes.


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    Gilson Road Cemetery

    Nashua, New Hampshire

    9.6 miles from Pelham, 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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    Tewksbury Cemetery

    Tewksbury, Massachusetts

    9.9 miles from Pelham, NH

    Locals tell of a ghostly white woman who walks here, as well as a dark, leather-skinned creature who follows guests through the graveyard.


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    The Pines Cemetery

    Tewksbury, Massachusetts

    10.3 miles from Pelham, NH

    The Pines is the old cemetery from Tewksbury State Hospital. There are numbered markers here for over 10,000 individuals who died at the hospital. It is rumored that many bodies were exhumed and taken to Boston for medical students to train on. The cemetery is located in the woods and is ...


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    Country Tavern

    Nashua, New Hampshire

    10.5 miles from Pelham, 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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    Indian Rock Road

    Nashua, New Hampshire

    10.8 miles from Pelham, 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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    Pine Hill Cemetery - Blood Cemetery

    Hollis, New Hampshire

    11.1 miles from Pelham, 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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    The Common Man Restauruant

    Merrimack, New Hampshire

    11.2 miles from Pelham, 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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    Bradford College - Northpoint Bible College

    Haverhill, Massachusetts

    12.6 miles from Pelham, NH

    Urban legend has it that this is the very New England college that stored H.P. Lovecraft's famed evil book Necronomicon, buried deep underground. Although the Lovecraft book "Necronomicon" is a work of fiction, fans maintain that the book of spells actually exists at Northpoint Bible College (formerly Bradford College). It ...


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    Tortilla Flat

    Merrimack, New Hampshire

    12.8 miles from Pelham, 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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    Harold Parker State Forest

    Andover, Massachusetts

    14.4 miles from Pelham, NH

    Harold Parker State Forest now has 35 miles of woodsy trails and roads, ponds, swamps, forests and rocky outcroppings, but evidence of its 18th-century farming and milling operations may be seen here as well. Ruins of houses and unmarked graves can be found on the grounds. Some say that beyond ...


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    Old Dudley Road

    Billerica, Massachusetts

    14.6 miles from Pelham, NH

    Although the New Dudley Oxford Road is in use today, its ancestor, the Old Dudley Oxford Road, still exists for about a mile. Apparently unable to quit his favorite route, a spectral horseback rider in Colonial garb is said to patrol the remains of the old road.


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    Lorden Plaza

    Milford, New Hampshire

    16.4 miles from Pelham, 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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    The Cooperage

    Townsend, Massachusetts

    18.6 miles from Pelham, 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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    Reed Homestead

    Townsend, Massachusetts

    18.6 miles from Pelham, 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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    Concord's Colonial Inn

    Concord, Massachusetts

    18.9 miles from Pelham, NH

    TV's Ghost Hunters has featured this inn, at which Room 24 is said to be haunted by a ghost.


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    Palace Theatre

    Manchester, New Hampshire

    19 miles from Pelham, 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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    The Blue Door Bed and Breakfast

    Middleton, Massachusetts

    19.3 miles from Pelham, NH

    Several ghosts are said to be in residence at this cottage built in 1692, and one is the builder, Philip Knight. Another is Rebecca Towne, who wears a blue dress and floats through the dining room. Captain Henry Quiver died here in the 1850s, and was said to join the ...


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    Fort Devens

    Devens, Massachusetts

    20.1 miles from Pelham, 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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    Lake Gardner

    Amesbury, Massachusetts

    21.3 miles from Pelham, NH

    At Lake Gardner, some say, the ghosts of children and adults who have drowned here can be seen and heard in the sandy and wooded areas.


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    Peabody Institute Library of Danvers

    Danvers, Massachusetts

    22.9 miles from Pelham, NH

    Make too much noise in the Peabody Institute's Library of Danvers, established in 1854, and you may be shushed by a ghost. The apparition of an old man likes to sit in the research section on the third floor, and is known to shush loud library patrons.


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    Endicott Family Cemetery

    Danvers, Massachusetts

    23.6 miles from Pelham, NH

    The Endicott Cemetery has three ghosts, locals say. Their identities are thought to be the spirits of the only three gravestones in the cemetery that haven't toppled over: Margaret and her two sons, Jeremy and Alex. The public is not allowed here and No Trespassing signs are posted because of ...


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    Vale End Cemetery

    Wilton, New Hampshire

    23.9 miles from Pelham, 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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    Woman In White Dress

    Belmont, Massachusetts

    24.6 miles from Pelham, NH

    Seven years ago on my way home driving through Belmont, as I always did, around 2:30 in the morning I saw a woman in a long flowing white dress (looked like she was possibly in her late 30's/early 40's but I am bad with age) walking up Royal Road (right ...


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    St. Mary's Cemetery

    Salem, Massachusetts

    25.1 miles from Pelham, NH

    Witnesses have seen a ghostly gray figure walking alongside them and have felt unpleasant vibes from the forest down the hill. There have also been sounds of claws on the path and a waist-high light that appeared near the top of the hill.


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    Verna's Donut Shop

    Cambridge, Massachusetts

    25.4 miles from Pelham, NH

    Below Verna's Donut Shop is a basement storeroom, used to hold supplies for the doughnut shop and the adjacent cake-decorating shop, and it's rumored to have more than flour and sprinkles. A ghost, or at least a shadowy figure, has been seen crouching behind the boxes.


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    Sacco's Bowl-Haven

    Somerville, Massachusetts

    25.5 miles from Pelham, NH

    Sacco's Bowl-Haven, investigated by TV's Ghost Hunters, has been owned by the Sacco family since 1939. It's believed to be haunted by a former employee. Witnesses have described the feeling of something breathing on their neck and balls that return when the machine is off. The Ghost Hunters debunked the ...


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    Proctor's Ledge

    Salem, Massachusetts

    25.9 miles from Pelham, NH

    Proctor's Ledge was the true site of Salem hangings. It's said that there is still a high psychic energy remaining since the hysteria ended. A note to anyone who investigates: the land is private property and located behind a series of houses; if you don't get permission first, there is ...


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    The Witch House - Jonathan Corwin House

    Salem, Massachusetts

    26.2 miles from Pelham, NH

    The Witch House, aka Jonathan Corwin House, was the home of Judge Jonathan Corwin and is known for being the only structure still standing in Salem with direct ties to the 1692 Salem witch trials. It was Corwin who investigated the claims of witchcraft after the accusations arose, which resulted ...


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    The Lyceum - Turner's Seafood

    Salem, Massachusetts

    26.3 miles from Pelham, NH

    Formerly the Lyceum and now Turner's Seafood, the spot is said to be haunted by a woman in a long, white period dress on the staircase. She has also appeared as a reflection in mirrors. Some say the land on which it stands was once an apple orchard belonging to ...


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    Howard Street Cemetery

    Salem, Massachusetts

    26.3 miles from Pelham, NH

    Giles Corey, one of the accused witches of the Salem trials, was pressed to death nearby (slowly crushed by heavy stones). His ghost is reported at this cemetery and he was said to have cursed the local sheriff department; those in position as sheriff have suffered heart attacks, felt the ...


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    Joshua Ward House

    Salem, Massachusetts

    26.3 miles from Pelham, NH

    At this historic house built in 1784, the spirits of Sheriff George Corwin and Giles Cory are said to linger. Both men are associated with the Salem Witch Trials.


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    Governor's Mansion

    Hampton Falls, New Hampshire

    26.4 miles from Pelham, NH

    State senator Warren Brown, confident of winning an election to become governor, built this mansion in 1880. He lost the election, but many years later it is still called Governor's Mansion. An owner who purchased the place in 2000 witnessed apparitions, orbs, voices, a disappearing staircase, strange noises, electrical anomalies, ...


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    Hawthorne Hotel

    Salem, Massachusetts

    26.5 miles from Pelham, NH

    This hotel boasts a haunted elevator and sixth floor. Legend has it that a double murder over a lovers' quarrel occurred here. Chandeliers are said to sway and cold spots can be detected.


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    The Burying Point

    Salem, Massachusetts

    26.5 miles from Pelham, NH

    Judge Hathorne, also known as "The Hanging Judge" for his role in the Salem Witch Trials, is buried here. At night, light anomolies are caught on camera and some of the local homes are thought to be haunted by ghosts that are buried at this site. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Regis College

    Weston, Massachusetts

    26.5 miles from Pelham, NH

    Regis College's haunted College Hall, built in the late 1920s, is rumored to have several ghosts in residence, including a roaming cold spot. A former piano teacher opens and closes doors and occasionally plays the piano, and the fourth floor is home to some spectral nuns, students say.


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    Blood Town Forest

    Lancaster, Massachusetts

    26.6 miles from Pelham, 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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    Morning Glory Bed and Breakfast

    Salem, Massachusetts

    26.8 miles from Pelham, NH

    This bed-and-breakfast inn is said to be haunted a young woman in turn-of-the-century clothing. Ghostly children are believed to reside here as well.


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    House of the Seven Gables

    Salem, Massachusetts

    26.8 miles from Pelham, NH

    Susan Ingersoll, former owner and relative to Nathaniel Hawthorne, is still seen walking down the halls and peering out of the windows. The presence of a child has been reported in the attic, but is thought to be playful. Strange sounds are heard, objects move by themselves, and a chair ...


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    Longfellow's Wayside Inn

    Sudbury, Massachusetts

    27.1 miles from Pelham, NH

    At this 1716 inn, it is said that a woman named Jerusha Howe lingers, especially in Rooms 7 and 9. She is said to have been unlucky in her love life, and therefore likes to touch male visitors. Author Henry W. Longfellow wrote a book about the inn in the ...


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    Salem State University

    Salem, Massachusetts

    27.2 miles from Pelham, NH

    Salem State University is reported to have many ghosts, including the spirits of a student who hanged herself and a man in black in Gramley Hall, two girls who were electrocuted at Gramley Library, a little girl who died in the elevator shaft at Clewell Hall, and a haunted portrait ...


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    Endicott College

    Beverly, Massachusetts

    27.5 miles from Pelham, NH

    There are three spots in Endicott College rumored to be haunted. First, Brindle Hall is the site of mysterious happenings: unexplained noises like hissing or marbles rolling on the roof, shades that go up by themselves, and trees seen outside that bend to form the name Julie, the name of ...


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    Bellingham-Cary House

    Chelsea, Massachusetts

    27.7 miles from Pelham, NH

    The Civil War-era mansion known as the Cary House is private property, but it has a legend attached. The daughter who lived here had two beaus on opposing sides of the war, and they happened to kill each other on the staircase. Rumor has it that on Mr. and Mrs. ...


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    Dean Hill Revolutionary Cemetery - The Rev

    Fitchburg, Massachusetts

    27.9 miles from Pelham, 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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    Island Path Road

    Hampton, New Hampshire

    28.5 miles from Pelham, NH

    The town of Hampton was the site of a major 1600s witch hunt, and Goodwife Eunice Cole was accused of the crime. She is said to have cursed a group of sailors who taunted her. When a sudden storm blew up and the sailors vanished, Goody Cole was convicted of ...


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