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Connecticut's Haunted Museums - Haunts with Shocking History

As with ##Region##'s Haunted Theaters, many of ##Region##'s local Museums are believed to be haunted as well. Home to a variety of historical items and artifacts, museums are a well known hot-spot for paranormal activity. It's widely believed that some spirits latch on, or tether themselves to items that were of great importance to them before passing, and as home to numerous historical artifacts, it's no wonder that some spirits make their home at museums! Some museums are even located on historical grounds - battlefields, historical homes, old prisons, and other historically significant locales where soldiers, politicians, writers, and many others lived, and passed on. Find out more about ##Region##'s real Haunted History - visit a local Haunted Museum today!
 
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  •   Nathan Hale Homestead Coventry, CT
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    Nathan Hale's father Deacon lived at this homestead until his death in 1802 and the property is rumored to be haunted by him/ Deacon's apparition has been seen in Colonial clothing. A ghostly lady in white has also been seen and people think she was a servant because she can be seen sweeping the floors and cleaning. Joseph Hale, the brother of Nathan, was once captured and imprisoned in... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Places | Real Haunted Museums

  • Boothe Park Stratford, CT
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    Boothe Park features a ton of unusual collections, including that of a mini windmill and clock tower, mini lighthouse, carriage house, trolley station, blacksmith shop, chapel, model train museum, Americana museum, observatory, playground, rose garden, a cemetery, and even a building with no windows or doors. The park is believed to be haunted and witnesses have reported strange... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Museums | Real Haunted Nature & Outdoors (ie. Haunted Woods)

  •   Olde Newgate Prison East Granby, CT
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    This location was once a copper mine back in 1705 and its tunnels were made into Connecticut's first prison from 1773-1827. The location is a popular site for paranormal activity and several apparitions and a ghostly tour guide have been reported here. Screams have been heard and people have reported being touched by something unseen. Read More

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  •   Monte Cristo Cottage New London, CT
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    Ella Quinlan O'Neill is the ghost that is rumored to haunt this cottage. She is the mother of author Eugene O'Neill. Her spirit is believed to pace in one of the bedrooms upstairs and Eugene, who used to spend his childhood summers here, wrote about the location in "Long Day's Journey Into Night." Read More

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  •   Windham Textile Museum Willimantic, CT
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    This building is home to an old locked bank vault that has no way of opening, yet has been found standing open. Witnesses have reported feeling extreme cold spots and hearing eerie sounds coming from the third floor, which no one occupies. Others have reported feeling watched along with feelings of unease on the second floor. Read More

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  •   Glebe House Woodbury, CT
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    There are reportedly two ghosts that call the Glebe House their home. The first is that of an aggressive spirit that haunts the attic, and may be one of the conspirators who attacked Reverend Marshall (a previous owner of the house) for his beliefs and sermons. The second ghost is that of a African American woman, possibly a maid who previously worked in the house. She often appears... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Houses | Real Haunted Museums

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    There are three Colonial buildings that make up the Milford Historical Society and they all are believed to be haunted. The Eells-Stow House is the oldest of the three and is rumored to be haunted by former occupant and heroic town doctor, Captain Stephen Stow. He died in 1777 after taking care of 200 soldiers who were suffering from smallpox. Some believe they can feel the doctor's... Read More

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  •   Daniel Benton Homestead Tolland, CT
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    This location dates back to 1720 and was home to six generations of Bentons. Daniel Benton built the home and his grandson Elisha is rumored to be one of the possible hauntings here. Elisha was captured while fighting the British in the Revolutionary War and ended up catching smallpox on the prison ship. When he made it home, his true love Jemima Barrows, who was 12 years younger, took... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Places | Real Haunted Museums

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