The latest edition of Connecticut Curiosities is out, and it has a very strong connection to Damned Connecticut this time around.
One man's joy is another man's nuisance. And nowhere is that more evident than in the case of the monk (or Quaker) parakeets that now inhabit a number of towns along the Connecticut coast.
Boothe Park proves the old adage, "If you have time, money, space, some significant eccentricities and the inclination to build stuff, then you too can create a bizarre memorial to yourself that will last for generations!"
Some people call them "ghost squirrels" and are delighted by their antics. Others recognize them for the general nuisance they are.
One of the most renowned damned places in Connecticut is the abandoned—and allegedly cursed—village of Dudleytown. Over the years, there has allegedly been everything from suicides to demonic possessions, ghostly spirits to dreadful feelings, and all the hysterical drama in between. In short, it has become the Connecticut damnation destination.
We've all seen it while driving along either Route 8 or I-84 through Waterbury: the huge corss high atop Pine Hill. Many already know about it, but the 50-foot high cross marks the spot that was once Holy Land USA.
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.