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Omni Parker House Hotel

Omni Parker House Hotel

60 School Street
Boston, Massachusetts
02108 USA

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Boston, MA is home to one of the most haunted locations in the state,  Omni Parker House. Come explore it with Haunted Journeys.

THE HISTORY

The original Parker House Hotel opened on the site on October 8, 1855, which makes it the longest operating hotel in the United States. A legendary symbol in downtown Boston, Omni Parker House has old-world charm and elegance with all of the modern conveniences of a world-class establishment. It is located in the heart of Boston and on the Freedom Trail and near Beacon Hill, Boston Common, Quincy Market, and Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

THE HAUNTINGS

The very first owner, Harvey D. Parker, was known as the ultimate host, and continues the tradition even after his death; He occasionally drops in on his guests to make sure they are satisfied by their stay. Back in 1950, he was seen standing outside room 1078 by a woman who was a guest at the hotel. She said at first it was a misty apparition and then he fully appeared; he turned towards her. Harvey is not the only ghost here. 

Room 303 appears to be the most active. People report the smell of whiskey and the sound of laughter from the room after a businesswoman died there.  You might run into the ghost of a 19th-century whiskey salesman who lives in the closet of room 303 and plants booze-soaked kisses on slumbering female guests. Actress, Charlotte Cushman, died in the hotel in 1876 and Charlotte may turn on the faucets to get your attention. Stephen King's short story 1408, was based on the paranormal experiences in room 303.Unfortunately, there's not a chance your request will be honored. The room has been turned into a storage room.

There are shadowy men with stovepipe hats pacing the hallways and unnerving sounds of creaking rocking chairs in the middle of the night.

 

 

Understand This:

This property, as part of our network, has been added for they may have history, validation or folk tales of having spirited activities. Please take caution in approaching and visiting these locations, since courtesy, respect, and caution should be a top priority in every Haunted Investigator's style. Also do realize, some of these places may have permanently closed, changed ownership and/or names, or just are not available for your visits. Please respect this. We are not responsible for the accuracy of the information provided on this listing, but offer it as a first step in finding your next haunted travel destination. Please do confirm with the property before making any plans to visit. If you visit, tour or investigate this property (or any of our properties), we are not responsible or held liable for any outcomes, lack of evidence or injuries associated with your travels. This is only for entertainment purposes, and information provided is only as found in public domains (or as offered by the associated contributor (as a claimed property).

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Date added: Jun/29/2019 | Last time updated: Apr/05/2020
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