Connecticut Curiousities

Growing up in Milford, one of the local stories we all heard about was about a group of giant-headed mutants who lived on the outskirts of town, a band of inbred freaks who were ready to prey Deliverance-style on whoever was careless enough to wander into their midst....
The Damned Story: For centuries in the town of Moodus, odd noises have been heard -- spooky rumblings that have been described as sounding like everything from thunder to trees falling to the Earth itself belching.
One of the most unusual legends in Connecticut history is the story of The Old Leatherman, who was a very real, if unusual, individual. Update: We visit Ol' Leathery's final resting place.
Although there are many priceless, unique and renowned volumes at Yale University’s Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, there may be none that has sparked more debate, research and questions than the puzzling and curious Voynich Manuscript.
The long ghost-hunting history of Ed and Lorraine Warren is chronicled in their occult museum, complete with dozens of cursed objects collected from their investigations including a legendary devil doll—Annabelle.
Some people call them "ghost squirrels" and are delighted by their antics. Others recognize them for the general nuisance they are.
A 40-foot-high Easter Island head and a museum partially dedicated to the work of Thor Heyerdahl -- in Waterbury? Come on, that's just odd.
In Middletown sits what is purported to be the world's largest jack-in-the-box: a 50-foot high silo that has a giant clown head pop out of it.