Gilson Road Cemetery
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Strattonator
N 42° 42.982 W 071° 30.782
19T E 294222 N 4732381
Quick Description: A plot of land on Gilson Road, this cemetery, and some of the surrounding area, is a well-known spot for paranormal activity.
Location: New Hampshire, United States
Date Posted: 11/15/2009 5:07:31 PM
Waymark Code: WM7NYW
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
Views: 13

Long Description:
On Gilson road, in Nashua NH, across form Tanglewood Drive, there is an old cemetery. It is a decent sized plot, approximately five hundred feet wide by one hundred-fifty feet deep. The ground isn't level. The rock wall surrounding it has been knocked down by the front gate. There are only a few marked graves there. It is believed that there are some number of unmarked graves in with in the stone walls.

The exact history of Gilson isn't known. Records from Colonial times are not know for being kept well or even recorded in some cases. Much of it's history is legend and rumor. Like much of New England, the Nashua area has a history filled with violence, both towards and from, the native people as well as colonists themselves. It is believed that a home had been there in Colonial times (the Gilson family home), and murders had taken place in the home. The house had burned to the ground, and the land was used as a cemetery, for some unknown reason.

The area is know best for it's paranormal activity. There have been countless stories and reports from both ghost hunters and passers-by alike.
Stories include:
The ghost of a young boy, who was hit by a car, darting across the road.
Figures, in Colonial style and modern clothing, watching passers-by.
A woman in a white gown walking among the gravestones.
Angry presences pushing visitors away from entering.
Huge spikes of electromagnetic readings.
Strange lights and mysterious fogs or mists during clear nights.
Disembodied voices, both talking and whispering, sometimes threatening.
The back corner "disappears" at night, as do some of the headstones. A hole in one stone that is said to appear and disappear.
An odd smell that seems to be only noticeable when visitors turn onto Gilson road.
Public access?:
The cemetery is on city owned land.
There is no lot to park in and it is frowned upon to park at in front of the houses across the way. Park on the road at your own risk.

There is a sign posted beside the cemetery:
"Purposeful damage to this property may be punished by 7 years of imprisonment and a $10,000 fine."


Visting hours:
None listed


Website about the location and/or story: [Web Link]

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