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The Definitive Guide To All Things Haunted And Creepy In Maine

Although it’s undoubtedly breathtakingly beautiful, Maine also boasts quite a few haunted and creepy spots that will make even the bravest of souls break out in goosebumps. From real life haunted houses to a terrifying haunted hotel, Maine promises a little bit of everything. Whether you’re a seasoned or a new ghost hunter, you’ll have no shortage of paranormal destinations to explore and mysterious tales to investigate. That’s just the beginning, however, as the Maine landscape is dotted with haunted places, long abandoned homes, and even a haunted lighthouse, all waiting to be discovered by those enthralled by the paranormal. Here are just a few of the stories behind the most haunted and creepiest places in Maine.

5 Creepy Facts About Maine


  1. Ghost towns above ground are creepy enough, but an underwater ghost town? Maine’s got one. Flagstaff Village was once a thriving town. Then, in 1950, the Long Falls Dam was built. Buildings were moved or demolished while some, that still sit under Flagstaff Lake, were simply flooded to make way for the manmade lake.
  2. Author Stephen King, the master of horror, lives in Maine, behind a gate that’s decorated with spider webs and bats.
  3. Rumor has it that Mount Hope Cemetery in Bangor is haunted. Even if it’s not, it’s creepy enough to have been used in the filming of Stephen King’s “Pet Sematary.”
  4. Route 2A wanders through Haynesville Woods, what’s said to be one of the most haunted roads in Maine. The spirits of many of those who have died along this road remain there today.
  5. The Inn at the Agora is an enchanting destination that gives visitors an unforgettable opportunity to spend a few hours in a crypt, complete with a coffin that sleeps two guests. The crypt, in fact, held the body of Thomas Wallace for a century, before it was moved to a nearby cemetery.