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This Abandoned School Might Just Be The Most Haunted Place In Rhode Island

Built in 1914, the original Woonsocket Middle School had a turbulent history. What began as a modest sized urban high school, the building expanded and was at one time the biggest middle school in New England. Thousands of students attended Woonsocket Middle School over the years and the building abruptly closed due to asbestos and other health concerns after the completion of two smaller sized middle schools constructed nearby.

The massive place still stands on Park Place in Woonsocket. Though it is closed to the public, even just driving by and walking around the exterior of this school often evokes feelings of uneasiness and occasional paranormal sightings. This video filmed by a former student of Woonsocket Middle School provides a creepy walkthrough of what the building looks like today.

Jeana is a freelance writer, musician, and student. She is in the Providence based acoustic duo Tammy & Jeana, and the folk act known as Great Gale. Jeana commutes to Northeastern University in Boston where she is pursuing an M.S. in Organizational Communication. As a long time Rhode Islander who was born in Warwick, she loves promoting the state's wonders.