From Kennebunk to Damariscotta, Skowhegan to Harpswell, and even into the woods of Randolph and on the roads of Maine, stories of haunted happenings can be found in every corner of the Pine Tree State.

“I think a lot of the stories started with some fact. But it gets changed through the ages,” said Tony Lewis, one of the co-founders of the Maine Ghost Hunters paranormal investigations group.

Follow along as the BDN explores six ghost stories from across the state:

Saturday, Oct. 25 — A frightful drive on Route 182

Sunday, Oct. 26 — Ghostly happenings in the woods of Randolph

Monday, Oct. 27 — A mysterious death in Damariscotta

Tuesday, Oct. 28 — A ghostly ship in Harpswell

Wednesday, Oct. 29 — Hair-raising happenings at Skowhegan theater

Thursday, Oct. 30 — Hauntings of an inn in Kennebunk

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Sarah Walker Caron

Sarah Walker Caron is the senior editor, features, for the Bangor Daily News and the editor of Bangor Metro magazine. She’s the author of “Classic Diners of Maine,” and five cookbooks including “Easy...