Visit One Of The Most Notoriously Haunted And Lovely Cemeteries In Massachusetts
How can something so spooky be so beautiful? It’ll raise the hair on your arms, and yet be stunning to look at. This is what many experience when stepping on hallowed ground at Oak Grove Cemetery. Here, you can visit one of the most notoriously haunted and lovely cemeteries in Massachusetts.
You’ll find Oak Grove Cemetery in Fall River, Massachusetts. It’s the final resting place the Borden family. I’m sure you’ve heard about the brutal murders in Fall River in 1892. We all know the rhyme, “Lizzy Borden took and axe…” Well, according to Only in Your State, this beautiful cemetery is notoriously haunted.
Take a stroll around, and see grave sites of some of the area’s “most notable residents,” as the article states. And yes, those notables include Abby and Andrew Borden’s headstones. They were Lizzy Borden’s parents, who were ruthlessly murdered in one of the most shocking cases in Massachusetts. If you’re into this kind of thing, you could even stay at the Borden House before your visit. It’s a bed and breakfast for the not-faint-of-heart.
The grounds look beautiful. And as the article relays there are about 120 acres at Oak Grove Cemetery, with”stunning Gothic-style architecture along with beautifully manicured gardens .” It’s said to have been established in the 1850s. According to Only in Your State this cemetery is in National Register of Historic Places.
Only in Your State shared that “among the paranormal activity, visitors have experienced here are screaming near the Borden graves as well as lights that cannot be explained. People also get a general uneasy feeling around this cemetery as well.” I think I’ll save a visit there for another day. Or like…never! I’m a wuss. But for those who dare.. Visit one of the most notoriously haunted and lovely cemeteries in Massachusetts. Halloween is right around the corner.