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Spooky Stories!: Home

Your guide to local legends, folklore, oral history, and how they all pertain to ghost stories!


Welcome! This guide is designed to supplement DiPietro Library's Spooky Stories Halloween Event and Book Display. Use this guide to learn more about how legends, lore, and oral history contribute to the creation and preservation of spooky stories. Here, you will find

Featured Open Access Book


Franklin Pierce University Ghost Stories

Access archived issues of the Pierce Arrow from the FPU Digital Archives to read about ghosts that purportedly haunt Franklin Pierce University's main campus in Rindge.

A clipping from a 1997 student newspaper about campus ghost sightings.

 October 28, 1997 issue of Pierce Arrow


A clipping from a 2003 issue of student newspaper Pierce Arrow with headline: "The Manor: Haunt or Hoax?"


October 22, 2003 issue of Pierce Arrow