Strange, sinister, and spooky true Maine stories. Pine State Gothic host Leah Watkins curates first-hand, uninterrupted accounts of the mysterious, magical, mystical, murderous, and more from the Pine Tree State.
In Search Of... (Burnham, Augusta, Fairfield, and Other Maine Locations)
In search of ghosts. Sensitive paranormal researcher Kelly’s haunted childhood home in Burnham sparked a life-long interest in the other side. Eric shares stories from his time as a professional ghost hunter in Maine. Jess does some urban exploring in a haunted sanitarium in Fairfield.
Growing Up, Moving Out (China and Hermon)
Can love transcend death? Jess from China, Maine receives a message from her grandfather years after his passing. In Hermon, a memento from Hannah’s childhood goes missing, and she believes her grandmother had something to do with it. Plus: One of Hannah’s Old Town retirement home patients “moves out.”
Sisters Alisa and Bethany share their childhood home in Burnham, Maine with ghosts. Years later, Alisa meets Becky, and they learn they have a lot in common, including having lived in the same haunted house.
Sneak Preview | Succession (Burnham)
Sisters Alyssa and Bethany experienced a menacing haunting in their childhood home in Burnham. Years later, Alyssa and her new friend Becky realized they grew up in the same haunted house.
Fight or Flight (Appleton and Ellsworth)
Rachel is excited about a pet-sitting job at a secluded home in Appleton until she realizes she isn't alone. When she and her children start hearing and seeing entities in their rented farmhouse in Ellsworth, Holly has no choice but to fight for the home she and her children have lucked into.
Seek and You Shall Find (Prospect and Boothbay Harbor)
A ghost tour and a paranormal investigation. Jen learns about the other side and about herself when she makes contact at a ghost tour at Fort Knox in Prospect. Ben brings in paranormal groups for a ghost hunt at the Boothbay Opera House and they find exactly what they are looking for. Bonus story: This time Ben isn’t hunting for a ghost... but finds one anyway.
There’s a ghost in my house
Great stories, and great audio/production value. It’s really a shame that the show seems to be on hiatus, because I would love to hear more!
A must listen if you’re from Maine, New England, or anywhere else for that matter! Can’t wait to see where this goes. 5 outta 5 easily.
Jewel of New England
You don’t even have to be from around these parts to appreciate this pod, Buddy. 5 out of 5 stars all friggin day, guy.