The Haunting at Parsonsfield Seminary
The Haunting is our annual event that attracts hundreds of visitors from miles around. It takes an army of people to transform the 42 rooms plus basement of Doe Hall (the beautiful Victorian ParSem dormitory) into a "haunted house" filled with ghosts, ghouls, and goblins. We expect to reopen the house for the Haunting next year (2021).
About 1500 guests per year visit "The Haunting".
Countless volunteer hours go into designing, building, decorating, costuming, and the creation of special effects.
And then there are all the characters portrayed by our volunteers. In 2015 our volunteer list grew to an average of 65 people per night, all giving of their time and talents to help us put on "The Haunting".
The Haunting is now considered a "must see" in our area. In fact people come from miles away just to experience the show.
We say it's all make-believe, but is it? After all the building was built in 1835 and...
Come and experience the chills and thrills for yourself!