Below is a list of some of the most notorious haunted locations in Plymouth, Massachusetts. To view my full list of ghost stories and haunted locations in Massachusetts, Click Here. And if you liked this list, be sure to check out my book, The Folklore & Haunted Locations Guide: Massachusetts, available on Amazon!!
#1 - Burial Hill Cemetery
Coordinates: 41.956079°, -70.665609°
Location Address: School Street, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Established in the early 1600's, Burial Hill Cemetery in Plymouth, Massachusetts is said to be haunted by the spirits of many of the town's founders and early settlers. Visitors at the old cemetery often report witnessing the apparitions of men and women wearing clothing from the 1700's and 1800's, as well as experiencing other unexplained paranormal phenomena, such as disembodied voices, whispers, and footsteps. Paranormal enthusiasts investigating the location at night also report detecting high levels of electromagnetic energy, while experiencing electronic devices and other equipment malfunctioning, or batteries draining unexpectedly.
#2 - Plymouth Cordage Company Museum
Coordinates: 41.978765°, -70.687878°
Location Address: 36 Cordage Park Circle, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Plymouth Cordage Company in Plymouth, Massachusetts was established in 1824 and specialized in making rope for large ships until 1964. The old factory was later turned into a museum, where visitors report witnessing the apparitions of the men, women, and children who once worked there. Security guards working at night when the museum is closed report hearing the sounds of disembodied voices, laughter, and distant music playing, as well as feeling a strange presence. Other employees have also noted that the elevators in the building often move up and down by themselves, as if being operated by an invisible rider.
#3 - The Spooner House Museum
Coordinates: 41.957524°, -70.663666°
Location Address: 27 North Street, Plymouth, Massachusetts
The Spooner House Museum in Plymouth, Massachusetts was constructed in 1749 and is said to be haunted by the spirit of a young girl named Abigail, whose apparition is allegedly seen wearing an old dress from the 1800's. Employees working at the old museum also report witnessing objects moving by themselves or being rearranged by an unseen entity, as well as feeling a strange presence, and experiencing unexplained cold spots or temperature fluctuations.
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Brian Weaver is the founder and creator of GhostQuest.net, one of the internet’s largest databases for haunted locations, urban legends, and folklore tales throughout the United States. He grew up in rural New England, where he attended college for Computer Science.