Haunted Places in Whitinsville, Massachusetts



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    Old Brook Farm - Perron Family House

    Burrillville, Rhode Island

    7.4 miles from Whitinsville, 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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    Hope Cemetery

    Worcester, Massachusetts

    11.9 miles from Whitinsville, 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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    Palladium Theatre

    Worcester, Massachusetts

    12.8 miles from Whitinsville, 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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    Cady's Tavern

    Glocester, Rhode Island

    14.1 miles from Whitinsville, 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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    Stone's Public House

    Ashland, Massachusetts

    14.6 miles from Whitinsville, MA

    Built in 1834, Stone's Public House is said to be haunted by apparitions and spirits who throw glasses off shelves. The portraits are said to watch guests and employees as they go about their business, and doors open and close on their own. Visitors to the upstairs function room describe ...


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    Higgins Armory Museum

    Worcester, Massachusetts

    14.6 miles from Whitinsville, 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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    Framingham State University

    Framingham, Massachusetts

    17.5 miles from Whitinsville, MA

    At Framingham State University, visitors may hear ghostly laughter or feel cold spots, and orbs are often photographed at Horace Mann Hall. And in Peirce Hall, residents have awoken to find all the mirrors in the rooms have been stacked outside in the hallways, piled with the reflective sides facing ...


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    Cumberland Public Library

    Cumberland, Rhode Island

    18.2 miles from Whitinsville, MA

    The library was built on the former site of the Monastery of Our Lady of the Valley, consecrated in 1928, which was partially destroyed by fire in 1950. Witnesses in the library have experienced ghostly voices, doors slamming, and apparitions. One witness found a rock mysteriously placed on the seat ...


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    Bradley Playhouse

    Putnam, Connecticut

    18.4 miles from Whitinsville, 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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    Longfellow's Wayside Inn

    Sudbury, Massachusetts

    19.8 miles from Whitinsville, MA

    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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    Anna Maria College

    Paxton, Massachusetts

    19.9 miles from Whitinsville, 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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    Pine Grove Cemetery

    Spencer, Massachusetts

    20.1 miles from Whitinsville, 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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    Bara-Hack

    Pomfret, Connecticut

    21.2 miles from Whitinsville, 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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    Ruffstone Tavern

    North Providence, Rhode Island

    21.3 miles from Whitinsville, MA

    This tavern is said to be haunted by a man in a top hat holding a pipe and a woman who wears a musky perfume. Witnesses also have felt uneasy vibes in the basement. The place was featured on TV's Ghost Hunters.


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    Slater Mill Historic Site

    Pawtucket, Rhode Island

    21.7 miles from Whitinsville, MA

    The Slater Mill was a 1793 textile factory, and is now a museum of the machines of the Industrial Revolution. The haunts here are believed to be those killed while using some of the dangerous machines that caused dismemberment and death. Back then, small children were often employed as workers. ...


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    Saint Stephens Cemetery

    Attleboro, Massachusetts

    22.8 miles from Whitinsville, MA

    Apparitions have been seen here of Albertine and Eugene and their 2-year-old daughter, Doris. Witnesses also describe childlike footsteps on the paved paths.


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    Providence City Hall

    Providence, Rhode Island

    23.7 miles from Whitinsville, MA

    Providence City Hall, say workers, is haunted by something who rides the elevator, moves chairs around, creates breezes, whispers, touches folks, slams doors, opens drawers and smokes cigars. Some speculate the ghost is a former mayor named Doyle. The site has been featured on an episode of TV’s Ghost Hunters.


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    Rhode Island School of Design

    Providence, Rhode Island

    23.8 miles from Whitinsville, MA

    This school is popular with the spook set. Among the buildings believed to be haunted: Barstow House - The Turquoise and Red Rooms are said to house entities that cause depression and extreme cold, and large mirrors reflect apparitions late at night. Dexter House - A former morgue, it is reported to ...


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    Samuel Onion House

    Westwood, Massachusetts

    24.5 miles from Whitinsville, MA

    This historic property was a former schoolhouse, and residents have reported seeing the apparition of a female teacher, as well as hearing children playing. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Governor William Sprague Mansion

    Cranston, Rhode Island

    24.6 miles from Whitinsville, MA

    Sprague Mansion, built by mill magnate William Sprague in 1790, died during surgery after he accidentally swallowed a fish bone. His son William became a senator, and his other son Amasa ran the family business until 1843, when Amasa was found beaten and shot to death--a casualty of a feud ...


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    Regis College

    Weston, Massachusetts

    24.7 miles from Whitinsville, MA

    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

    25.2 miles from Whitinsville, 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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    Fairfield Inn - La Quinta - Warwick

    Warwick, Rhode Island

    27.5 miles from Whitinsville, MA

    The former Fairfield Inn, now a La Quinta, is reportedly haunted by two ghosts. The first one appears in room 316, said to be the ghost of a woman who committed suicide here. The second is the ghost of an older man. He appears as an elderly farmer on the ...


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    Concord's Colonial Inn

    Concord, Massachusetts

    29.1 miles from Whitinsville, MA

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


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    Crescent Park Looff Carousel

    East Providence, Rhode Island

    29.1 miles from Whitinsville, MA

    The century-old Charles Loof Carousel, a.k.a. Crescent Park Carousel, was once part of an amusement complex and ballroom. The ballroom burned down in the 1960s, and it is said that those who perished in the fire still haunt the ride. Employees report that the music turns on by itself, the ...


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    General Nathanael Greene Homestead

    Coventry, Rhode Island

    29.5 miles from Whitinsville, MA

    General Nathanael Greene Homestead is believed to be haunted. Witnesses who have worked at or visited the house museum say strange things happen here. The baby carriage in Elizabeth Margaret’s room has moved, for one thing. Other things that have happen here include apparitions, door latches opening, voices, footsteps, and ...


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    Holiday Inn Taunton

    Taunton, Massachusetts

    29.5 miles from Whitinsville, MA

    The stairway near the 28 rooms are said to be haunted; voices in the stairway order "Leave here now."


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    Fort Devens

    Devens, Massachusetts

    29.6 miles from Whitinsville, 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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    Everett Square Theatre

    Boston, Massachusetts

    29.7 miles from Whitinsville, MA

    Everett Square Theatre has recently undergone renovations. Folks have reported blinking lights, unexplained noises, and uneasy feelings of unseen presences inside the building.


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    Riverside Theater Works

    Boston, Massachusetts

    29.7 miles from Whitinsville, MA

    Riverside Theater Works, formerly French's Opera House, is haunted by Esmeralda, who died during a fire. "Essie" is said to haunt children who are performing in plays, and has been seen floating above the stage. Esmeralda died in a purple chair in the audience near the right side of the ...


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    Pine Manor College

    Brookline, Massachusetts

    29.8 miles from Whitinsville, MA

    Students of Pine Manor College say that the lights along the pathway near the Main House (the administration building) turn off as they get close, then turn on again as they pass by. Mists have materialized in the nearby woods, and witnesses have noted a disconcerting feeling that something is ...


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    St. Mary's Church

    West Warwick, Rhode Island

    30.2 miles from Whitinsville, MA

    This church, the first Catholic church in Rhode Island, was cursed by the Protestants who threatened that the one who broke ground on it would be doomed to lie beneath it forever. That person was the original builder's wife, Mary. Her ghost is still said to haunt the church, turning ...


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    Warwick City Hall

    Warwick, Rhode Island

    30.4 miles from Whitinsville, MA

    Featured in an episode of TV's Ghost Hunters, Warwick City Hall is said to be haunted. Witnesses have heard a woman crying in the former jail and in the basement, and children's voices on the upper balcony. Phantom cigar smoke has been detected in the council chambers, and employees have ...


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    Stonehill College

    Easton, Massachusetts

    30.6 miles from Whitinsville, MA

    Rumor has it that an eerie scene re-creates itself on a deadly anniversary at Stonehill College. Years ago, a small passenger plane crashed into the college's pond. Now, every year on the same night, a blue mist comes off the pond and creates a blanket of fog over the campus. ...


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    Melrose Cemetery

    Brockton, Massachusetts

    30.7 miles from Whitinsville, MA

    Running footsteps and disembodied laughter are some of the mysterious things that have been reported in Melrose Cemetery. The laughter most often comes from the back corner of the cemetery on the left side.


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    Woman In White Dress

    Belmont, Massachusetts

    31.7 miles from Whitinsville, MA

    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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    Aldrich Mansion

    Warwick, Rhode Island

    33.2 miles from Whitinsville, MA

    Aldrich Mansion, built by former Sen. Nelson W. Aldrich in the early 1900s, is believed to be haunted by one of his children who committed suicide by jumping from a balcony. Her apparition has been seen by employees often, as well as a few visitors.


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    Cape Cod Cafe

    Brockton, Massachusetts

    33.5 miles from Whitinsville, MA

    At Cape Cod Café, a ghostly baby has been heard crying. Rumor has it that a mother once left her baby alone at a table so she could go drink at the bar. While she was there, the baby choked to death.


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    Boston University - Shelton Hall

    Boston, Massachusetts

    33.5 miles from Whitinsville, MA

    The fourth floor of Boston University's Shelton Hall is said to be haunted by playwright Eugene O'Neill, who spent his last years there. It was built in 1923 as a Sheraton Hotel and had been renamed the Shelton; the university bought in in 1954. Witnesses say the elevator works by ...


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    The Boston Conservatory

    Boston, Massachusetts

    33.7 miles from Whitinsville, MA

    The Boston Conservatory, some say, is haunted. There have been numerous reports of footsteps, doors that slam themselves, disembodied voices, objects that go missing, and other strange phenomena, especially in the dorm buildings. Some attribute the activity to the fact that the place was an 1800s hospital where many spirits ...


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    Charlesgate Hotel

    Boston, Massachusetts

    33.7 miles from Whitinsville, MA

    Charlesgate, built in 1901, was bought by Boston University to use as a dorm in 1947, and then was also used as a dorm by Emerson College through the late 1990s. It's now a condo building. Some of the hauntings are attributed to séances held by college kids or a ...


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    Verna's Donut Shop

    Cambridge, Massachusetts

    33.8 miles from Whitinsville, MA

    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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    Berklee College of Music

    Boston, Massachusetts

    33.8 miles from Whitinsville, MA

    Established in 1945, Berklee College of Music has been attended by many famous musicians. And it also has a haunted dorm, a 1900s former apartment building that eventually was remodeled into the Sherry Biltmore Hotel. When the hotel caught fire in 1963, started by a boy playing with matches, many ...


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    Sacco's Bowl-Haven

    Somerville, Massachusetts

    34 miles from Whitinsville, MA

    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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    Old Dudley Road

    Billerica, Massachusetts

    34.2 miles from Whitinsville, MA

    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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    S.K. Pierce Mansion - Haunted Victorian Mansion

    Gardner, Massachusetts

    34.8 miles from Whitinsville, 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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    Cutler Majestic Theatre

    Boston, Massachusetts

    34.9 miles from Whitinsville, MA

    Built in 1903, the historic theater is said to be haunted by a former mayor of Boston who died during a performance, a little girl, and a married couple wearing turn-of-the-20th-century clothing.


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    Regina Russell's Tea Room

    Quincy, Massachusetts

    35.1 miles from Whitinsville, MA

    At this psychic/tarot business and tea room, a female apparition is said to reside. She has often been seen standing near the fireplace, and has visited since the place opened in 1970.


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    Boston Athenaeum

    Boston, Massachusetts

    35.3 miles from Whitinsville, MA

    Author Nathaniel Hawthorne claimed to have seen the ghost of the scholarly Reverend Harris at this historic library.


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    Omni Parker House Hotel

    Boston, Massachusetts

    35.4 miles from Whitinsville, MA

    At this hotel, rumored to be haunted, witnesses claim that doors open and close by themselves, lights turn on and off, and apparitions of folks in old-time clothing have been spotted. Voices have been heard as well in the lobby, restaurant and halls.


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