Haunted Places in Three Rivers, Massachusetts



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    Clapp Memorial Library

    Belchertown, Massachusetts

    6.9 miles from Three Rivers, 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

    7.1 miles from Three Rivers, 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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    Van Horn Park

    Springfield, Massachusetts

    12.7 miles from Three Rivers, 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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    Theodore's and Smith's Billiards

    Springfield, Massachusetts

    13 miles from Three Rivers, 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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    Sessions House

    Northampton, Massachusetts

    17.2 miles from Three Rivers, 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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    Pine Grove Cemetery

    Spencer, Massachusetts

    18.8 miles from Three Rivers, 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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    Daniel Benton Homestead

    Tolland, Connecticut

    22.8 miles from Three Rivers, 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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    Jonathan Pasco's

    East Windsor, Connecticut

    22.9 miles from Three Rivers, 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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    Anna Maria College

    Paxton, Massachusetts

    24.8 miles from Three Rivers, 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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    Olde Newgate Prison

    East Granby, Connecticut

    24.9 miles from Three Rivers, 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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    Hope Cemetery

    Worcester, Massachusetts

    27.6 miles from Three Rivers, 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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    Deerfield Inn

    Deerfield, Massachusetts

    28.2 miles from Three Rivers, 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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    Bara-Hack

    Pomfret, Connecticut

    28.3 miles from Three Rivers, 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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    Nathan Hale Homestead

    Coventry, Connecticut

    28.8 miles from Three Rivers, 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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    Palladium Theatre

    Worcester, Massachusetts

    29.2 miles from Three Rivers, 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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    Lucky Lanes

    Athol, Massachusetts

    29.3 miles from Three Rivers, 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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    Bradley Playhouse

    Putnam, Connecticut

    29.6 miles from Three Rivers, 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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    Higgins Armory Museum

    Worcester, Massachusetts

    29.9 miles from Three Rivers, 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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    Huguenot House - Makens Bemont House

    East Hartford, Connecticut

    31.1 miles from Three Rivers, 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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    Gay City State Park

    Hebron, Connecticut

    31.9 miles from Three Rivers, MA

    Gay City State Park offers over 1,500 acres of recreational opportunities. Once an 18th-century village named after founding father John Gay, the area is believed to be haunted by spirits from its past. Stories tell of murders, one of a jewelry peddler and another of a blacksmith apprentice who was ...


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    S.K. Pierce Mansion - Haunted Victorian Mansion

    Gardner, Massachusetts

    32.4 miles from Three Rivers, 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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    Abigail’s Grille and Bar

    Simsbury, Connecticut

    32.7 miles from Three Rivers, 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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    Old State House

    Hartford, Connecticut

    32.9 miles from Three Rivers, MA

    This historic building, completed in 1796, is now a museum complex with exhibits that focus on Connecticut history. Joseph Steward's 1798 collection of natural history items is showcased on the third floor in the Museum of Natural and Other Curiosities. The building is said to be haunted and was featured ...


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    Hartford Elks Lodge

    Hartford, Connecticut

    33 miles from Three Rivers, MA

    The Hartford Elks lodge moved into this ornate building in 1903, and is believed to be haunted. Some say the ghost is a deceased member, perhaps Samuel Chamberlain, watching over his former--er, haunt. Others say the spirit may be a man who was found dead on the sidewalk outside in ...


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    Hartford Conservatory

    Hartford, Connecticut

    33.1 miles from Three Rivers, MA

    The Hartford Conservatory is rumored to be haunted. Witnesses have described a door being slammed, a light that won't stay turned off, classical music being played on a piano, and an apparition of a woman in a Victorian dress. The site was featured on an episode of TV's Ghost Hunters.


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    Connecticut State Capitol

    Hartford, Connecticut

    33.2 miles from Three Rivers, MA

    A former governor's spirit is said to haunt the State Capitol building. The 1878 Victorian Gothic structure boasts a bronze statue of former governor William Buckingham near its west entrance, and it is Buckingham, who died in 1875, who is believed to haunt the building. The spirit is said to ...


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    Capitol Theater

    Windham, Connecticut

    33.2 miles from Three Rivers, MA

    The ornate 1926 theater, in operation until 1973, sat empty for nearly 30 years until a 2002 renovation brought it back to life. An old theater legend involves a 1930s actress who was accidentally shot in the balcony. The shooter, her lover, was aiming for his rival, another lover of ...


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    Windham Textile Museum

    Windham, Connecticut

    33.4 miles from Three Rivers, MA

    There is a old locked bank vault in this building with no way to open it and impossibly it has been found standing open. The visitors report extreme cold spots, strange noises coming from the third floor, which no one occupies - people report feelings of being watched and unease ...


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    Harriet Beecher Stowe House

    Hartford, Connecticut

    33.5 miles from Three Rivers, MA

    The home of renowned abolitionist Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of "Uncle Tom's Cabin," is rumored to be haunted. Folks say in the parlor, window shades open on their own and all over the building footsteps have been heard. Flashes of light have been seen in the bedrooms, and an apparition ...


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    Mark Twain House

    Hartford, Connecticut

    33.6 miles from Three Rivers, MA

    The Mark Twain House & Museum was the home of the Clemens family, including author Samuel Clemens (aka Mark Twain). It is believed to be haunted by the family's butler, George Griffin. According to witnesses, apparitions, voices, knocking and banging sounds and phantom cigar smells have been detected on the ...


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    New Boston Cemetery

    Winchendon, Massachusetts

    34.1 miles from Three Rivers, 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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    Knox Trail Inn

    Otis, Massachusetts

    34.5 miles from Three Rivers, 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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    Eunice Williams Covered Bridge - Pumping Station Bridge

    Greenfield, Massachusetts

    34.8 miles from Three Rivers, 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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    Old Windham Inn

    Windham, Connecticut

    34.9 miles from Three Rivers, MA

    The old inn, now an apartment building, is said to be haunted by Elizabeth (Betsy) Shaw. When unmarried Betsy turned up pregnant in 1744, the townspeople scorned and taunted her, even speculating that her own father could be the father of her baby. The child vanished after it was born, ...


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    Old Centre - Old Royalston Cemetery

    Royalston, Massachusetts

    35 miles from Three Rivers, 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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    Old Brook Farm - Perron Family House

    Burrillville, Rhode Island

    35.4 miles from Three Rivers, 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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    Cady's Tavern

    Glocester, Rhode Island

    35.9 miles from Three Rivers, MA

    Cady's has been a Tavern since 1810 and was a stage coach stop there's been all kinds of activity over the years like chairs, dishes getting thrown jukebox boxes turning on etc (Submitted by Jim Wojdylak)


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    Noah Webster House

    West Hartford, Connecticut

    35.9 miles from Three Rivers, MA

    The birthplace and childhood home of dictionary creator Noah Webster is open for tours, and many say is still home to the man's ghost.


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    The New Boston Inn

    Sandisfield, Massachusetts

    37.2 miles from Three Rivers, 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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    Cedarcrest Hospital

    Newington, Connecticut

    37.2 miles from Three Rivers, MA

    Cedarcrest Hospital was demolished in 2013; the map shows where it was located. Folks say the early 1900s mental hospital was haunted; witnesses have heard screams and doors slamming and seen orbs.


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    Blood Town Forest

    Lancaster, Massachusetts

    39 miles from Three Rivers, 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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    Dean Hill Revolutionary Cemetery - The Rev

    Fitchburg, Massachusetts

    39.7 miles from Three Rivers, 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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    The Charlemont Inn

    Charlemont, Massachusetts

    40.5 miles from Three Rivers, 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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    Bucksteep Manor

    Washington, Massachusetts

    41.1 miles from Three Rivers, 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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    Green Lady Cemetery - Seventh Day Baptist Cemetery

    Burlington, Connecticut

    41.8 miles from Three Rivers, MA

    The 18th-century Seventh Day Baptist Cemetery is also known as the Green Lady Cemetery because of the many sightings of a ghost called the Green Lady. Some believe she is the spirit of Seventh Day Baptist Elisabeth Palmiter, who drowned in a swamp in 1800 while searching for her "missing" ...


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    Benson Road Cemetery

    Richmond, New Hampshire

    41.8 miles from Three Rivers, 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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    Amos J. Blake House Museum

    Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire

    42.3 miles from Three Rivers, 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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    Franklin Pierce College - The Manor - Peterson Hall

    Rindge, New Hampshire

    44.2 miles from Three Rivers, 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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    Fort Devens

    Devens, Massachusetts

    45.3 miles from Three Rivers, 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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    Church of Eternal Light

    Bristol, Connecticut

    45.3 miles from Three Rivers, MA

    Built in 1884 as a schoolhouse, the pagan Church of the Eternal Light is rumored to be haunted by a ghostly face that appears in the bell tower windows. Witnesses also have reported spirit orbs here. Who is the ghost? It's not certain. One legend says a parishioner was once ...


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