Ghost Stories and Legends of Eastern Connecticut: Lore, Mysteries and Secrets Revealed

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Who or what lurks below the decks of the ships at Mystic Seaport? Does playwright Eugene O'Neill still "live" in his family's cottage on the New London shore? Are there really vampires in Connecticut? Can Israel Putnam's ghost still see the whites of your eyes?

This captivating book presents tales and legends from Eastern Connecticut's most haunted locations-dark deeds and lore from New London and Mystic, and stretching all the way to Brooklyn, Windham and Franklin. Like eerie ...

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Overview

Who or what lurks below the decks of the ships at Mystic Seaport? Does playwright Eugene O'Neill still "live" in his family's cottage on the New London shore? Are there really vampires in Connecticut? Can Israel Putnam's ghost still see the whites of your eyes?

This captivating book presents tales and legends from Eastern Connecticut's most haunted locations-dark deeds and lore from New London and Mystic, and stretching all the way to Brooklyn, Windham and Franklin. Like eerie and desperate whispers on the wind, the ghosts of Connecticut's past reveal their deepest, darkest secrets to author and paranormal investigator Donna Kent as she sheds new light on this collection of spine-tingling legends.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781596293175
  • Publisher: History Press, The
  • Publication date: 10/1/2007
  • Pages: 123
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgements     9
Introduction     11
The Deadly Grounds of Old Trinity Church, Brooklyn     13
Israel Putnam's Gravesite and the Mortlake Manor, Brooklyn     25
The Charles W. Morgan and the Buckingham House, Mystic Seaport     35
The Whitehall Mansion, Mystic     49
Elizabeth Shaw and the Windham Inn, Windham     61
The White Horse Inn at Vernon Stiles Restaurant, Thompson     67
The Bloody Orchard, Franklin     77
The Lighthouse Inn, New London     85
Eugene O'Neill's Monte Cristo Cottage, New London     103
Route 138-A Cruise Down the Vampire Highway, Jewett City     113
Harvest Restaurant, Pomfret     119
About the Author     125
Endnotes     127
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