These 9 Urban Legends in Maine Will Keep You Awake at Night

From camping trips to sleepovers, urban legends have played a part in virtually every childhood. We’ve heard tales of ghost children leaving tiny hand prints on cars, wild-haired women hiding out in mountain caves, and even shrieks coming from high school auditoriums long after the last student has gone home for the night. Every state has them and loves to tell them, but Maine has some of the most chilling. Here are just a few of the urban legends in Maine that are sure to keep you awake tonight!

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Have you been to any of the spots where these stories take place? Tell us your own scary stories in the comments – urban legends, hauntings, whatever keeps you up at night!