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.
Unbeknownst to many citizens of Connecticut, there are a few odd things below the surfaces of our favorite lakes.
Getting inside the abandoned sections of the Connecticut Asylum for the Insane is said to be pretty difficult.
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.
For a number of decades, the former popular destination that was Pleasure Beach was a ghost town, slowly rotting away. In 2014, the city of Bridgeport finally got around to cleaning it up and providing public access.
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.
Atop Mohawk Mountain sits a curious stone tower that has looked out over the Litchfield Hills for nearly a century. Update: We recently visited.