Haunted Places in Plainfield, New Hampshire



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    Sumner Falls - Hartland Rapids

    Plainfield, New Hampshire

    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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    Inn at Clearwater Pond

    Hartford, Vermont

    7.3 miles from Plainfield, NH

    Mr. Tewksbury committed suicide here in the early 1800's. He lurks in our hallways, family room, backyard and guest rooms. I have seen him many times, my housekeepers have seen him, my guests have seen him. He can be either male or female. He knocks on ...


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    Comfort Inn - White River Junction

    Hartford, Vermont

    7.8 miles from Plainfield, 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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    The Quechee Inn at Marshland Farm

    Hartford, Vermont

    8.3 miles from Plainfield, NH

    Built as a private home by Joseph Marsh IV in 1793, the historic inn and farm was purchased by John Porter in 1845. He and his wife Jane lived there until they passed, John in 1886 and Jane in 1900. Jane Porter's ghost is said to reside in the inn. ...


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    Haunted Railroad Bridge

    Hartford, Vermont

    10.3 miles from Plainfield, NH

    An 1887 railroad disaster occurred here when the Montreal Express fell over the old wooden bridge, killing over 30 people. The ghost of a victim, 13-year-old Joe McCabe, is said to appear here. Some say Joe didn't actually die in the wreck but suffered tragically when he watched his father ...


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    Topstone Mill

    Claremont, New Hampshire

    11.4 miles from Plainfield, 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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    The Norwich Inn

    Norwich, Vermont

    12.7 miles from Plainfield, NH

    The 1890 Victorian inn near Dartmouth College is said to be the place that inspired the setting of TV show “Newhart.” Another inn, built in 1797, stood here before the Norwich. Room 20 is home to the apparition of a woman who also has been seen in the dining room. ...


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    Indian Shutters

    Charlestown, New Hampshire

    16.8 miles from Plainfield, 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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    Hartness House Inn

    Springfield, Vermont

    17.2 miles from Plainfield, 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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    Golden Stage Inn Bed and Breakfast

    Cavendish, Vermont

    17.7 miles from Plainfield, 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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    Colby-Sawyer College

    New London, New Hampshire

    20.9 miles from Plainfield, 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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    Camp Farnsworth

    Fairlee, Vermont

    21.1 miles from Plainfield, NH

    In Keushk, the camp's theater and gathering hall, witnesses have reported cold spots and feelings of uneasiness. Also, the apparition of a woman has been seen holding a kerosene lamp and walking slowly between the living areas. Locals call her The Lady of the Lamp and accept her as the ...


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    Bowman House - Laurel Hall

    Shrewsbury, Vermont

    26.4 miles from Plainfield, NH

    The apparition of a women, believed to be Mrs. Bowman, has been seen here. Also, legend has it that those who stand in a dark stain at the top of the stairs develop and intense feeling of foreboding. Please note: The spirits here don't stand for misbehaving. It is said ...


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    Readmore Inn

    Rockingham, Vermont

    28.3 miles from Plainfield, 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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    Saxtons River Inn

    Rockingham, Vermont

    28.4 miles from Plainfield, 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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    Saxtons River Cemetery

    Rockingham, Vermont

    28.6 miles from Plainfield, 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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    Murray Hall

    Marlow, New Hampshire

    29.9 miles from Plainfield, 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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    Eddy House - High Life Ski Club Lodge

    Chittenden, Vermont

    31.6 miles from Plainfield, NH

    Formerly the Eddy House, the building that houses the High Life Ski Club Lodge has a long history of being haunted--since at least 1874. Originally the home of Zepaniah Eddy, who had three children: William, Horatio and Mary, descended from a long line of psychics. The Eddys were mediums from ...


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    Vermont Police Academy

    Pittsford, Vermont

    35.4 miles from Plainfield, NH

    The Vermont Police Academy was once a state hospital for tuberculosis patients, and is believed to be haunted by a nurse named Mary who worked here during that era. Legend has it that Mary contracted TB herself. Reports say that the patients' call buttons are still present in the recruit ...


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    Plymouth State University

    Plymouth, New Hampshire

    36.8 miles from Plainfield, NH

    Plymouth State University is rumored to have several haunts. The 1800s Mary Lyon Residence Hall is said to be haunted by a malicious female spirit who lingers in the basement. The ghost of Mary Lyon herself also is said to appear in the underground tunnels, looking for her lover. And, ...


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    The 1875 Inn - Tilton Inn

    Tilton, New Hampshire

    39 miles from Plainfield, 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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    Steele Hill Resort

    Sanbornton, New Hampshire

    39.2 miles from Plainfield, NH

    An apparition of a man is said to walk through the halls and offices in the corporate office, opening doors and windows. He often whistles as he walks.


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    Sumner Knight Chapel - Woodland Cemetery

    Keene, New Hampshire

    41.1 miles from Plainfield, 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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    Old Chapel - Castleton State College

    Castleton, Vermont

    41.5 miles from Plainfield, NH

    The Old Chapel, built in 1821, is Castleton State College's oldest building. Formerly the college's medical academy, legend has it that the ghost of a partially dissected woman roams the chapel without her head. It seems that the medical academy rarely had enough cadavers to practice on, so the students ...


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    Ellis Hall - Castleton State College

    Castleton, Vermont

    41.6 miles from Plainfield, NH

    Rumor has it that a second-floor bathroom is haunted by a female student who committed suicide here. Witnesses say toilets flush and showers and faucets run on their own.


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    Blaser's Fireside Tavern

    Hopkinton, New Hampshire

    42 miles from Plainfield, 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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    Huntress Hall - Keene State College

    Keene, New Hampshire

    42.1 miles from Plainfield, 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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    The Nutmeg Inn

    Meredith, New Hampshire

    42.4 miles from Plainfield, NH

    Built in 1763, the inn is haunted by a ghost the staff have nicknamed Charlie. The inn is believed to have been a stop on the Underground Railroad and also a boardinghouse that once expelled two students for being Hitler Youths. Witnesses have described cold spots, apparitions turning up in ...


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    Williamsville Cemetery

    Newfane, Vermont

    43.6 miles from Plainfield, 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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    Lake Bomoseen

    Fair Haven, Vermont

    43.6 miles from Plainfield, NH

    Locals tell of three men who long ago set out to cross Lake Bomoseen to the tavern on its shore, and were never seen again. Only their boat was found floating empty on the water. Now, during full-moon nights, folks here say that a phantom rowboat can be seen moving ...


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    The Equinox Golf Resort and Spa

    Manchester, Vermont

    44 miles from Plainfield, NH

    This 1769 resort is said to be haunted by Abraham Lincoln's wife, Mary Todd Lincoln. She visited the hotel in 1865 and has been seen as a quickly vanishing apparition, along with one of her children.


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    Colonial Theater

    Laconia, New Hampshire

    44.4 miles from Plainfield, NH

    At this turn-of-the-century theater, reports have come from witnesses who have heard disembodied voices and the sound of people walking throughout the building.


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    Norwich University

    Northfield, Vermont

    44.6 miles from Plainfield, NH

    Four halls are involved in haunting legends at Norwich University. At Alumni Hall, legend has it that there is a haunted, boarded-up dorm room in which a student hanged himself, and a few years later, his brother was given the same room and hanged himself as well. The legend surrounding ...


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    The Crazy Gringo - Nothin' Fancy

    Gilford, New Hampshire

    45.1 miles from Plainfield, NH

    Formerly a bar and grill called Nothin' Fancy and now the Crazy Gringo, the place is said to be haunted by a woman whose voice has been heard in the kitchen and dining areas. Doors mysteriously unlock and open by themselves, and an apparition has been seen in the second-floor ...


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    Winnipesaukee Marketplace

    Laconia, New Hampshire

    45.1 miles from Plainfield, NH

    Dating as far back as the 1880s when it was the Lakeside Inn, Winnipesaukee Marketplace is said to be haunted. Folks have reported cold spots, strong energy fields, and a feeling that something unseen was there with them. Some say on full-moon nights an apparition of a hanged man can ...


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    Riverside Hotel

    Plainfield, New Hampshire

    46 miles from Plainfield, NH

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


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    Siam Orchid

    Concord, New Hampshire

    46.9 miles from Plainfield, 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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    Madame Sherri's Castle

    Chesterfield, New Hampshire

    47 miles from Plainfield, 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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    Kimball Castle

    Gilford, New Hampshire

    49 miles from Plainfield, NH

    Benjamin Ames Kimball finished his castle in 1899 and died in 1919. In more recent times, the castle, now in disrepair, was put up for sale and Locke's Hill Nature Preserve was created on the land, with hiking and skiing trails. In the 1960s and 1970s vandals stole every piece ...


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    Vermont College - College Hall

    Montpelier, Vermont

    50.9 miles from Plainfield, NH

    At Vermont College in the College Hall Chapel, built in the 1830s, the ghost of a girl who died in one of the towers is said to reside. The pipe organ has been known to play chords when it was turned off.


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    Green Mount Cemetery

    Montpelier, Vermont

    51.4 miles from Plainfield, NH

    Reports say there is a grave here marked by a green statue of a crying lady nicknamed Black Agnes. The grave she marks is of a man, John Hubbard. Local legend says those who sit in the statue's lap are cursed and will die.


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    Goddard College

    Plainfield, Vermont

    The manor house is believed to be haunted. A tale is told about a prospective student who walked in and asked a man who was playing a piano for directions, but the man just kept on playing as if he hadn't heard her. The student left in a huff, then ...


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    Marlboro College

    Marlboro, Vermont

    51.7 miles from Plainfield, 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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    Skene Manor

    Whitehall, New York

    52.3 miles from Plainfield, NH

    Built circa 1874 by Colonel Skene and believed to be haunted by his wife, Skene Manor is a castle of a place, built of stone and open for guided tours. When the colonel's wife passed away, according to local lore, the colonel chose to keep her body nearby. Some say ...


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    Benson Road Cemetery

    Richmond, New Hampshire

    52.3 miles from Plainfield, 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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    Glastenbury Mountain

    Glastenbury, Vermont

    52.6 miles from Plainfield, NH

    Legends say that the Native Americans believed this place to be cursed and used it as a burial ground. There have been several unsolved disappearances on the mountain, and all the trails stop partway up the mountain as if forbidding hikers to go any further. The mountain is said to ...


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    The White House Inn

    Wilmington, Vermont

    52.7 miles from Plainfield, 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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    Averill Stand

    Wilmington, Vermont

    52.8 miles from Plainfield, 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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    Amos J. Blake House Museum

    Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire

    53.6 miles from Plainfield, 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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    Franklin Pierce College - The Manor - Peterson Hall

    Rindge, New Hampshire

    54.2 miles from Plainfield, 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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