Harrisville, The Tiny Town In Rhode Island With A Terribly Creepy Past

There’s not much to the tiny community of Harrisville. With a population of under 2,000, this part of Burrillville is quiet and peaceful… for the most part. But if you’ve ever seen the movie The Conjuring, you know that for at least one family, it was anything but. Believe it or not, that horror flick was inspired by real life events that took place in Rhode Island.

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These days, the house in Harrisville is owned by a couple of paranormal investigators who claim that there is activity in the home, but no evil spirits. And just like that, Harrisville went back to being a quiet community.

Address: RI-107, Burrillville, RI, USA