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1794 Watchtide By The Sea Bed and Breakfast

1794 Watchtide By The Sea Bed and Breakfast

190 W. Main Street
Searsport, Maine
04974 USA

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Searsport, ME is home to one of the most haunted places the world, 1794 Watchtide By The Sea Bed and Breakfast Come explore its mystery with Haunted Journeys.


Although the exact date that the property that is known today as the 1794 Watchtide by the Sea Bed and Breakfast was built remains unknown, it is documented that the Ownership of the property was transferred to Brigadier General Henry Knox (of Fort Knox fame) in 1794. General Knox sold the property after which it changed hands many more times. In 1917 the property owner's daughter Frances and three roommates from Wellesley College opened a teahouse at the property. They initially named it the College Teahouse but it later evolved into the College Club B&B. It flourished as one of the most popular stopping-off places on the Maine coast until after the beginning of World War II when the United States restricted travel. When that happened, the Bed and Breakfast had to close its doors and it became a private home once again. In 1994, it was converted it into a bed and breakfast, naming it appropriately the Watchtide by the Sea. TIn 2006, it was sold to the current owners. 


Guests and at least one previous B&B owner have reported seeing phantoms in very early dress floating around the property. There are even reports of music being played but people are unable to locate the source. They have  told of hearing disembodied footsteps in the hallway.  Please select tag below to see more like this listing!



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Date added: Jan/24/2017 | Last time updated: Jan/28/2020
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