Haunted Pubs of New England
This board serves up a delicious brew of New England's fascinating tavern history, folklore and ghost stories.
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WHITE HORSE TAVERN Where: Newport, Rhode Island Open since: 1673 It seems fitting that the spot claiming to be America’s oldest tavern was once run by a notorious pirate. There are even stories of that seaman, William Mayes, Jr., still haunting the White Horse Tavern today. Current-day patrons come to the red, barn-like structure in search of other throwbacks to the past, like the classic New England clam chowder served beside a huge, wood-burning fireplace.
Ghost Filmed In Old Tavern. Tarvern on Main, in Chepachet, Rhode Island, is an old stagecoach stop from the 1700s and is rumored to be haunted by several entities. The video was supposedly shot by a teenager during another investigation. Watch closely and you'll see what looks like an ghostly apparition cross the room.
Formerly Pettibone’s Tavern, Abigail’s Grille and Wine Bar in Simsbury Connecticut is reportedly haunted by Abigail Pettibone, an unfaithful whaler’s wife who met a bloody end at the hands of her husband. Employees and guests have seen apparitions they attribute to Abigail, as well as strange things like candles that light themselves and furniture that moves on its own.
Colonial Inn, Concord, Massachusetts "For the remainder of the night, I could not fall asleep. It was spent trying to conjure a logical explanation for the apparition. It was not a reflection of the moon as all the curtains were completely closed. Upon relating the incident to my husband, he said the ghost was included in the price of the room."
The beautiful and historic 18th century Wright Tavern, Concord, Massachusetts.
The historic Wright Tavern, Concord, Massachusetts.
Haunted Pubs of Portsmouth, NH Walk - Who is the mischievous ghost who knocks down glasses and locks doors in one local Pub? Who are the ladies that are dressed in 19th century gowns that peer from the windows of a local tavern? Who are these mischievous ghosts that turn off lights and move furniture around in some locations leaving the servers looking over their shoulders?