Rochester, Massachusetts: Witch Rock

A witch's cackle can supposedly be heard coming out of cracks in the rock. It's a big rock, so it's possible that a witch could be in there....
1 Vaughn Hill Rd, Rochester, MA
I-195 exit 19B. Drive north on North St. for several miles until it ends at New Bedford Rd. Turn right. The rock is just up the road, tucked under some trees, on the north side of New Bedford Rd just as it intersects Vaughan Hill Rd.
Private property.
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Witch Rock

Reports and tips from visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Witch Rock.

Witch Rock

On private property, but the owner gladly allowed us to walk around the rock.

[Wayne, 07/06/2012]
Witch Rock

Large ivy-covered rock with witch painting. Said to have witch's laughter coming out of cracks in rock. Supposedly site of the murder of a Salem woman who escaped the witch trials.

[danielle, 03/19/2009]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Moby Dick Movie Whalers' PulpitMoby Dick Movie Whalers' Pulpit, New Bedford, MA - 8 mi.
Angry Whaleman with HarpoonAngry Whaleman with Harpoon, New Bedford, MA - 8 mi.
Edaville USA - Cranberry Bog TrainEdaville USA - Cranberry Bog Train, South Carver, MA - 9 mi.
In the region:
Giant Rocky Marciano, Brockton, MA - 26 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

November 22, 2017

My Sights

My Sights

Create Your Own Bizarre Road Trips!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Massachusetts Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Ruby City Museum, Franklin, North Carolina (Nov 20-26, 2017)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from Subscribe now! Hotel & Motel Finder

Special online rates for hotels & motels.

Book Online Now