Visit Chestnut Hill Cemetery, A Hidden Cemetery That Feels Like Rhode Island’s Most Haunted Secret
A good ghost story around the campfire is always a spooky activity to enjoy, but you can also go visit some of the most haunted locations for a truly creepy experience. Hidden in Exeter, Rhode Island, you’ll find Chestnut Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, which has been reported to be one of the most haunted cemeteries in our state. This is mostly due to the spirit of Mercy Lena Brown, who was said to be exhumed from the ground and then gruesomely desecrated because the family believed she was a vampire. You can visit the grave as well as the graves her parents at this hidden but shockingly haunted cemetery in Rhode Island.
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Have you ever visited Chestnut Hill Cemetery? Did you know about the Mercy Brown incident? We’d love to hear about your thoughts and experiences in the comments!