Little People’s Village in Middlebury is a complex of crumbling doll-sized houses that’s rumored to be the legacy of a crazy woman who thought she was “Queen of the Little People.” As with any good legend, “the story” and “the truth” are two quite different things.
If we’ve investigated a location, then you’ll find it here with photos and commentary. We have plenty of day trips and excursions planned for the future, so check back often.
One of the lesser-known sites in Connecticut is the Little Genesee Settlement. Genesee is a dual curiosity — an abandoned Colonial-era settlement and potentially an astronomical calendar or spiritual complex of sorts.
The Stepney Cemetery dates back to the 1700s and is allegedly home to various spirit incarnations and ectoplasmic blobs. In addition, it allegedly serves as a “second home” of sorts for the White Lady of Union Cemetery.
Some people call them “ghost squirrels” and are delighted by their antics. Others recognize them for the general nuisance they are.
Getting inside the abandoned sections of this mental hospital is said to be pretty difficult (though I’m pretty sure I could get myself admitted without too much trouble!). Lucky for me, I ran into a bored and amicable State Trooper who let me inside.
The headstones in this cemetery have no names–only numbers.
How about a poltergeist with your chicken parmigiana? Didn’t think so.
At the junction of routes 59 and 136 in Easton, next to Easton Baptist Church, the nearly 400-year-old Union Cemetery is allegedly one of the most haunted spots in Connecticut.