Sunday, October 18, 2009

Haunted Places In Maine

Belfast - Pine wood Cemetery - orbs showing up in pictures something banging on the side of witnesses cars and footsteps in the grass.

Bellevue - Brian Senior High School - Two years ago there was a fight at this school. A kid was about to punch the other kid and fell and broke his neck. There was reported sightings of large objects being moved around, cold breezes in specific areas on hot days, and kids being shoved and pushed by an invisble force. People also say they have seen the kid. He is a dark shadowy figure with none of his features visible.

Biddeford - Bidderford's City Theatre - Seeing eye's peering down on you from ceiling the. Unexplained noises, voices. Lights flashing on and off. The face above stage eye's seem to open and shut or move.

Boothbay Harbor - Boothbay Opera House - a room on the 2nd floor is haunted by an unknown spirit.

Bowdoin - Cemetery in the pit - In the 1800's a woman was practicing witch craft. The towns people decide to hang her. After her death they buried her in a cemetery near a big stump. A star mysteriously appears it means that the witch is roaming the pit.

Brunswick - The Old Brunswick High School - There have been three people that have died on BHS grounds. Doors slamming, and moving objects.

Brunswick - Pickard Theater Bowdoin College- One theater technician reported feeling cold and seeing a swinging lamp in a room with no outside ventilation (the scenery construction shop at the top of the theater).

Bucksport - Bucksport Cemetery - The grave of John Bucksport has a footprint cracked into the tombstone. The tombstone has been replaced many times but the foot always reappears a short time later. John Bucksport ordered the death of his mistress, claiming she was a witch. She promised to return and dance on his grave. It is believed to be her foot (and leg) that continues to appear on the tombstone.

Presque Isle High School - Sudden drafts of cold air when windows are shut, slight moans of A 15 year old boy who was killed in a knife fight in the parking lot.(* Info Updated*, see visitor comments below)

Cumberland - Greely High School
- in the early 1950's, 5 boys were tragically murdered here. Their cries can be heard at night, lights turning on and off , and shadows and sounds of people walking down the halls. Their killer was never caught. A night janitor quit and refused to enter the building (even with police) after he claimed that he was mopping a hallway and after the air around him turned ice cold the lights went out, they came back on a moment later and what appereared to be blood covered the floor in front of him. He swore that he looked to his left and blood was coming out of a locker. The locker was said to be that of one of the murdered students. In another incident there in 1987 disruption in a classroom there included chalk flying, hands on the clock spinning, and a table moving across the floor.

Eliot - William Fogg Library - a transparent skull appeared floating above a staircase in a photo taken for a newspaper. Also window randomly broke while kids were playing outside and pebbles were thrown from at them from above.

Farmington - The University of Maine at Farmington- It is said that the Ghost of Lilian Nortica (a famous singer of opera) roams the auditorium that was given to the university in her name. Some evenings you are able to still hear her sing in the stage area. As well the Mallet hall dorm is said to be haunted by a dorm mother who hung herself. To this day, people have not been able to stay in the room that once was hers.

Gorham - University of Southern Maine - Things such as cold spots, footsteps, and objects being moved around happen occasionally, and more frequently in certain rooms than others. The most common things are stereos and TV's being turned on and off, clocks being reset right before students' eyes, and general harmless pranks like these.

Gorham - University of Southern Maine - The Robie-Andrews Dorm - Local documentation indicates that on the fourth floor of this building there was a suicide or murder in the early part of the 20th century when it was still an all-women's learning center. Students have seen the ghost on several occasions. The fourth floor also exhibits inexplicable cold spots and mild poltergeist activity. Students constantly hear footsteps moving around above them in a vacant attic. A student who lives near the attic stairwell said she felt someone grabbing her arm and her room seems to always be cold. According to legend there are 5 spirits in the building. One of which (the most active) was a female college student who lived in the 1800's. She committed suicide after her boyfriend left her when he found out she was pregnant.

Houlton - Paddy Holler - Foxcroft cemetery - Stories passed down over the years say that some older folks hooked on canned heat died in this small town after drinking poisonous canned heat, also on Hemore road there is an old green house that sits kitty cornered and has been abandoned since 66, A young woman with 9 children passed away from a misdiagnosed brain aneurysm and feelings of loneliness flood the area, as well as people sighting money flying out the windows only to see nothing at all.

Kennebunk - Wallingford Hall - Reports of doors slamming, people running up and down the old staircase, apparitions of soldiers walking on the rafters in the barn and cold spots.

Kennebunk port - Jane Morgan Home - This home used to be owned by actress Jane Morgan. It is said that the lights flicker when no one is home. In the dead of winter when the owners are away, you can see footprints all around the house in the snow.

Lancaster - Blood Town Forest - This forest got its name back in the 70s when kids used to go camping out in the forest. One night a guy and a girl went out there, and while the girl was setting up the tent, the guy went back to the car to get something, and when he got to the car, the girl's head was resting on the hood of the car. So he ran to a nearby farmer's house and called the police, and when the police got to the car, the guy's body was dead next to it. Since then the name was been changed to Blood Town Forest for obvious reasons. You can hear all kinds of messed up things if you go out there, but be careful if you do because farmers that live nearby try to chase kids away from going in the forest. There is a big rock at the entrance that tells the entire story. A few kids have said that they have seen stuff out there.

Lebanon - Old Cottage
- This cottage was once an old school house. Late at night (12:00 to 1:00) you can hear children screaming and running in and out of the rooms. When these children run in the moonlight they become visible to the human eye.

Lucerne - Lucerne Inn - Shadows on the wall, footsteps, a woman and a child talking outside of the door when there is no one there, some one always watching over you.

Madawaska - Madawaska - Their have been sightings of lights in the shape of a human figure. Brooms, and janitorial objects have been seen moving on their own. People have said that a janitor died in front of the stage area. No one knows for sure what the weird sightings are though.

Manchester - Devil's Footprint - Construction people working on road, rock would not move, Man climbed onto rock and said "I will give my soul to the devil if only this rock will move." Next day, Rock was moved, guy was gone. Imprint of Devil's Footprint and Man's footprints. Try to chisel it away but it returns.

Millinocket - Brownville Road - The White Lady can often be seen walking alongside the road and the green bridge. Back in the 1940's a young couple was traveling into town, back from their honeymoon. The car went off the side of the road into a ditch and the man told his wife to stay by the car while he walked into town for help. When he came back, his wife was nowhere to be seen and now her ghost haunts the road and any passenger who travels it. Certain places will have thick pockets of fog and several townies have had spooky encounters with this young lady, who they have dubbed, "The White Lady." Her car is still located on the side of the road, down in the ditch, on its roof, untouched.

Newfield - Old Straw House - haunted by Hannah Straw who is buried under the kitchen floor. Ogunquit - Ogunquit Playhouse - Revolutionary War soldiers seen here at times.

Orono - University of Maine - Beta Theta Pi House - The downstairs "house advisor suite" at the Beta Theta Pi House on the campus is said to be occupied by an old disgruntled brother of the fraternity. No one is sure what his name was but those who have seen him say he looks ghastly. In addition, the 3rd floor (attic) has a separate room reserved for housemothers over the years, and believed to be haunted by one of its last residents, Evelyn. She opens the door after it has been locked and bolted. She can be heard walking in the attic and along the back stairs to the kitchen. She flicks the lights off and on in the guest bathroom, and tends to leave brothers alone unless they are misbehaving.

Poland - Route 26 - The ghost of a young woman in a prom dress is seen hitch hiking down rt. 26 in Poland. When picked up she tells the driver she is going home then disappears a mile down the road.

Poland - The Poland Spring Inn - The Poland Spring Inn is haunted by the first owner, the famous Hiram Ricker (founder of the Poland Spring water company). Several employees have seen the ghost of Hiram wandering the Inn. Some workers report hearing the voice of Hiram coming from vacant rooms, and his footsteps can be heard in the early hours of the morning in the empty lobby. He has also been known to play tricks on the staff by moving various objects to unusual places.

Portland - 477 Congress Street - People's muffled voices early morning hours and the three elevators taking off by themselves. Rockport - Goose River Bridge - haunted by "the pitcher man", he offers passersby a pitcher of beer before he disappears before them. The man was killed there in 1783.

Saco - Thornton Academy - after school hours at night strange ghostly entities lurk around the campus looking for their next victim

Sandwich - The Dillinger House - This is a bed and breakfast place right now, a man hung himself there a LONG Time ago, and then his wife died a few days later and their kids were left to raise themselves...the man hung himself in the middle window on the top floor, He still haunts it. The shades in other rooms pull themselves down, and sometimes u can even see him there.......Its a Very "Evil" Place...go see for yourself. Cold chills will run down your spine over and over.

Skowhegan - Skowhegan Cinema - Handprints found frequently on movie screen. This haunting has been recorded by experts and published in books. Regarded as one of the fifty most haunted sites in the US.

Skowhegan - West side Lake - Lake George - there is a paranormal force that lurks within the cabins of the camp. A true fact: "Four kids were walking along in the woods, when they came upon an abandoned cabin with high, foggy windows. Two kids lifted the smaller kid to boast up to get a better view of what was 'concealed' inside! There in the cabin beheld a game room with chairs folded up around the room, however when the other kid wanted a look for herself, she reported something much different than that! Nevertheless, the other girl saw a folded-up game table against the wall...instead of a game room she beheld a large rectangular table with all the chairs perfectly seated around the table.

Standish - St. Joseph's College - There is a child that haunts the old chapel, he was the son of the family that owned the land before the college was erected, he was buried in the chapel and had to be moved, sometimes you can hear him laughing and playing. There is a small girl that haunts the pond. She drowned while playing near her little play house, her father built her. There is also a nun who haunts the old Xavier building. The ghost has been seen by two girls who don't go to the school any longer.

Vassalboro - Oak Grove Academy - Lights flicker although there is no electricity, ghosts seen on roof and tower; film appears on vehicle and will not come off until you are within a couple miles of the building.

Windham - Cemetery on River Rd.
- When visiting, cars (in park) will move 5-6 ft. frontward and backwards. People have come back to their cars to find the doors wide open.

Windham - The Chute Road Cemetery - In the early morning hours sometimes the locals claim to see two young girls playing in front of the old chute road cemetery. Legend has it that there are two sisters who have tombstones there but are not buried there because their bodies were never found. They believe the girls might have died in an old well or mine shaft.

Wiscasset - Water Street
- There is an old house on Water Street, which is one of the oldest in town. It exhibits occasional poltergeist activity in the form of objects being in different positions than they were left. Shadow people are also seen in the area of the main stairways and attic area.