We’ve got some investigating to do! Will the spirits at Parsonfield Seminary give you the clues?
Parsonfield Seminary is one of the scariest locations in southwestern Maine.
Paranormal activity at this location includes footsteps, voices, laughter, and people being touched.
Parsonfield, Maine provides a wonderful glimpse of simple life from centuries long past.
With roots stretching back to 1772, the fertile farmland, gristmills, and sawmills remain.
Standing near the woods of North Road and across from Leavitt Cemetery is a historic location.
It’s time to be on your best behavior, we’re going inside of the haunted Parsonfield Seminary!
In 1832, Reverend John Buzzell and several other Free Baptists founded Parsonfield Seminary. Parsonfield Seminary is regarded as the first Free Will Baptist School in the United States. In the first year alone, the Parsonfield Seminary attracted more than 140 boys and girls as students.
In the 1840’s, both students and staff became involved in the abolitionist movement. Parsonfield Seminary operated as a stop on the Underground Railroad by assisting fugitive slaves in reaching Canada. From 1840 to 1842, the country’s first Free Will graduate school was located at the Seminary.
At midnight in 1853, a fire broke out at Parsonfield Seminary. This fire also resulted in the deaths of three children and two fugitive slaves. A smaller Seminary was rebuilt at the site in 1857. In 1889, Seminary Hall was repaired and remodeled. A new dormitory was added to the Seminary in 1896.
Parsonfield Seminary closed in 1949 and was used by the Consolidated School District until 1986. At this time, the two main buildings of Parsonfield Seminary were added to the National Register of Historic Places. The “Friends of Parsonfield Seminary” currently preserve and maintain the property.
The energies that remain at Parsonfield Seminary can be frightening, leading to paranormal activity that may be frequent and intense!
We invite you to take part in an otherworldly investigation to find out the cause of the fire in 1853 that killed five people, including three children. Were there any further crimes that may be uncovered? Only the spirits know for sure and they may just give you the clues.
As you walk around Parsonfield Seminary, you may hear the laughter of children or heavy footsteps throughout the areas.
Take a trip up to the third floor but be sure to watch your step. The entity who haunts this area isn’t friendly and has been known to try and push people back down the stairs.
When you tread through these darkened halls, perhaps you’ll feel a slight tug on your hair. Was it the wind? It could have been, except there isn’t any.
Join Ghost Hunts USA as we delve into this haunted location and listen to the stories that these spirits have to tell. Can you unravel the details of a fire that occurred more than 150 years ago? There’s only one way you’ll get to find out….That is, if you can last the night!