You Might Want To Avoid This Cursed River In Maine

In case you haven’t been sufficiently spooked out by the new Stephen King movie, we’ve got the story of a cursed Maine place that just might send you over the edge. We’ve all heard the tale of Colonel Buck’s cursed tomb, but did you know that there’s a Maine river that carries a curse in its moving current? You might be surprised to know that this is not a river off-the-beaten path in The County. In fact, you’ve probably been near it many times!

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Have you ever experienced anything strange while canoeing, kayaking or just generally spending time around the Saco River? If so, let us know in the comments. While historical accounts of stories like this always seem to vary, we do love to hear your take on things. Is this real? Or just a silly story used to scary kids?

For more creepy Maine tales, check out the 8 most terrifying places in the state by clicking here.