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Real Haunted Places Across Maryland

Across ##Region##, there are countless locations that are believed to be haunted, ranging from houses & hotels, to lighthouses, roadways, and wooded areas - ghosts and spirits don't seem to discriminate when it comes to what locations they're haunting! Find out all about Maryland's unique haunted locales, many of which are open to the public, and if you're feeling very brave, visit one of these exciting haunted places!
 
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    This national historic site was home of the famous wartime nurse for the last 15 years of her life and is believed to be haunted by her spirit. Witnesses have claimed to see her apparition around the place. Read More

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  •   Coffin Rock Burkittsville, MD
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    If you have watched The Blair Witch Project, you have heard of Coffin Rock. Located in Burkittsville, the large flat rock is located near a creek in the middle of the woods. Stories say it is where a Maryland search party went missing in 1886 while looking for Robin Weaver, an 8-year-old who also went missing. Weaver returned, however, the search party did not. When a second search... Read More

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  •   USCGC Taney Baltimore, MD
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    This U.S. Coast Guard Ship is the only surviving combat ship from Pearl Harbor. It was attacked by kamikaze pilots 119 times during World War II and is believed to be haunted by former crewman. Haunting reports here include apparitions, footsteps, voices, including through the ship's PA system, which is no longer in operation. The site has also been investigated by TV's Ghost Hunters... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Places | Real Haunted Museums

  •   St. Paul's Cemetery Chestertown, MD
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    St. Paul’s Cemetery in Chestertown is known to be a bit creepier than most cemeteries. The cemetery dates back to the 1700s and is known to be a hot spot for paranormal activity. Some eerie reports about the location could be due to the bodies buried here after the battle of Caulk’s Field during the War of 1812. There are a bunch of graves belonging to Union and Confederate soldiers.... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Cemeteries | Real Haunted Places

  •   Landon House Frederick, MD
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    This historic home dates back to about 1849 and is also known as the Stancioff House. It was said to have once been used as a makeshift hospital during the Civil War after a deadly battle took place nearby. Reports here include phantom screams, cries and prayers, or sounds of soldiers begging for help. The basement of the home is where slaves were once kept and abused, and those who go... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Houses | Real Haunted Places

  • USS Constellation Baltimore, MD
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    Built in 1797, this ship is said to be haunted by a number of ghosts. The spirits include that of Neil Harvey, who was executed when he left his assigned station at his gun in fear during a 1799 battle with the French, Captain Thomas Truxtun, who has been seen wearing old-fashioned Navy uniform, Carl Hansen, the ship's watchman until 1965, an 11-year-old surgeon’s assistant who was... Read More

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  •   Point Lookout Light Lexington Park, MD
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    This lighthouse dates back to the 1800s and has a rich history of paranormal activity. The lighthouse and its surrounding areas are said to stem from centures of shipwrecks and bodies found washed ashore. The site has been featured on a number of television shows. Read More

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  •   Clara Barton House Glen Echo, MD
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    The Clara Barton House in Glen Echo is part of the location's National Historic Site. The home was established in 1974 to interpret the life of Clara Barton, an American pioneer teacher, nurse, and humanitarian who was the founder of the American Red Cross. Clara herself is known to haunt the location. She has been spotted as a see-through figure that wears a dark green dress. Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Houses | Real Haunted Places

  •   Town Hall - Williamsport Williamsport, MD
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    One of the ghosts that is said to haunt this town hall building is that of a former employee, "Bus" Seymore, who has been heard typing upstairs. Another is a young girl who sits in the conference room and has a thing for flashlights. Disembodied footsteps have been reported here as well. Read More

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  •   Bladensburg Dueling Grounds Colmar Manor, MD
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    This area is now a park, but when dueling was outlawed in the district limits, it became a spot where men could defend their honor. Commodore Stephen Decatur was killed here in 1820, and his apparition has been spotted ever since, as well as other shadowy figures. Read More

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  • Miller's Church Hagerstown, MD
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    This church dates back to the 1930s and stories say it was taken over by devil worshippers, and that practitioners would sacrifice young girls here. The church suddenly burned down, but there are ghost stories surrounding the area to this day. Some have reported having car trouble here for no reason, and one story says a boy went to get help after his car broke down, and came back to... Read More

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  •   Barbara Fritchie House Frederick, MD
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    This home now operates as a museum and is believed to be haunted by the ghost of Barbara Fritchie, the heroine of The Ballad of Barbara Fritchie, written by John Greenleaf Whittier in 1864. Haunting reports here include a chair that rocks by itself, a pair of feet that have been seen underneath a quilt that is draped over it. Lights are also known to turn on and off by themselves in the... Read More

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  •   Baltimore County Almshouse Cockeysville, MD
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    The Baltimore County Almshouse in once operated as a temporary home for children whose parents could not care for them. It is now home to the Historical Society of Baltimore County and is said to be haunted by the sounds of children playing. Visions of children's faces have also been spotted in the windows of the historic building. Read More

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  •   Maryland State House Annapoli, MD
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    The Maryland State House in Annapolis is the oldest U.S. state capitol in continuous legislative use, dating bak to 1772. It houses the Maryland General Assembly, plus the offices of the Governor and Lieutenant Governor. It is also known to house some spirits as well! There have been several reports of a ghastly revolutionary soldier that has been spotted on the grounds, as well as the... Read More

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  •   Summerseat Farm Mechanicsville, MD
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    This farm is rumored to be haunted and has even been investigated by ghost hunters. Haunting reports here include lights that turn on by themselves, bed covers that move on their own, and a rosary that has swung by itself. On the property is also a cemetery, which may be the reason to the hauntings. Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Places | Real Haunted Nature & Outdoors (ie. Haunted Woods)

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    The Decoursey Bridge was constructed over the Greenbriar Swamp, which is where "Big Lizz" went with her master to help bury money. Once she helped him bury the money, he decapitated her and left her alone, never to be found. Her spirit is said to haunt the bridge, holding her head in one hand and calling out to onlookers to follow her to the spot where her master's money is buried.... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Bridges & Overpasses | Real Haunted Places

  •   Adkin's Hardware Store Berlin, MD
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    Dating back to the early 1900s, this old-fashioned hardware store is rumored to be haunted by a former owner, who has been heard moving through the aisles after hours. The building also has a clock inside that stopped and never started again when its owner died and a shadowy apparition. Read More

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