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The Ghosts of Old North Cemetery

Old North Cemetery Looks Like Any Other A few hundred feet off the side of Route 3 sits Old North Cemetery. Driving north, it’s practically invisible. If you do happen to see it, it looks like a typical New Hampshire cemetery. An iron fence encompasses the border, with an internal fence surrounding the Minot Enclosure. Should you decide to turn onto North State Street and drive through the front gate, you’ll soon learn not everything is as it seems. If you explore long enough, you may even meet some of the ghosts of Old North Cemetery. I first visited the …

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South Street Cemetery Has Its Share of Ghosts

South Street Cemetery, or formerly known as Point of Graves Burial Ground in Portsmouth New Hampshire is one of my favorite locations. It is a nostalgic location, but also as an accessible area to investigate. I first visited South Street in 2008, and it was almost my first time working with Fiona Broome. It was a sunny day at the end of August, and we started along the paved path at the South Street entrance. Spring Blossoms during May at South Street Cemetery Ruth Blay’s Tragic History North of the pond lays the former location of Gallows Hill. In 1768, …

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