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Real Haunted Places Across Connecticut

Across ##Region##, there are countless locations that are believed to be haunted, ranging from houses & hotels, to lighthouses, roadways, and wooded areas - ghosts and spirits don't seem to discriminate when it comes to what locations they're haunting! Find out all about Connecticut's unique haunted locales, many of which are open to the public, and if you're feeling very brave, visit one of these exciting haunted places!
 
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  • Penfield Reef Lighthouse Fairfield, CT
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    This lighthouse was completed in 1874 and is believed to be haunted by lightkeeper Fred A. Jordan. He died in 1916 while attempting to get to shore to see his family for Christmas. His rowboat capsized, and his body was found three months later. Apparitions of him began to appear, coming from his former room. His voice and footsteps have also been heard. Some believe Jordan’s spirit has... Read More

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  •   Seaside Sanatorium Waterford, CT
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    This location was built in the 1930s for children suffering from tuberculosis. It has also been a home for the elderly, a hospital and a facility for those that are mentally impaired. Paranormal investigators have found orbs at the location that show up in photos, along with electronic voice phenomena. Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Places | Real Haunted Hospitals & Asylums

  •   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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  •   Sterling Opera House Derby, CT
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    This opera house dates back to 1889 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1968. The building became abandoned in the 1960s and has undergone renovations. Many believe the location is haunted, as apparitions of shadow figures have appeared, along with the hand prints of a child. Orbs and figures in Victorian-era clothing have appeared in photos. The location was... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Places | Real Haunted Theaters

  •   Fort Nathan Hale New Haven, CT
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    This fort has reportedly seen glowing orbs, unexplained voices, apparitions of soldiers and more. These strange happenings have been reported here for over 100 years. Read More

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  •   Remington Arms Factory Bridgeport, CT
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    This former weapons factory was featured on the TV show Ghost Adventures and was closed in the 1980s because of its myriad accidents (most were fatal). The abandoned building is allegedly a hot spot for spirits that appear as shadowy figures. Also reported at the location is the sounds of weapon-factory work, talking voices, and yelling. Read More

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  •   Undercliff Sanatorium Meriden, CT
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    This building was originally built for children who suffered from tuberculosis and it is rumored to be quite haunted. Some of the strange happenings that have occurred here include screams, footsteps, apparitions of dead patients, voices, and laughter and crying of unseen children. Ghost hunters have also captured EVPs. The site is on state property and it is reported that no... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Places | Real Haunted Hospitals & Asylums

  •   Charles Island Milford, CT
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    In 1699, a well-known pirate named Captain William Kidd visited the island and legend says he hid a portion of his treasure here. Some believe it's beneath a giant boulder called Hog Rock. The Captain supposedly laid a curse on anyone who went looking for it and the island is also said to have been cursed by the Paugussett tribe, who were angry when European settlers took up residence... Read More

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  •   Hartford Conservatory Hartford, CT
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    Strange occurrences at this location include doors being slammed, classical music being played on the piano, a light that won't stay turned off, and an apparition of a woman wearing a Victorian dress. This location was featured on an episode of TV's Ghost Hunters. Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Places | Real Haunted Colleges

  •   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

  •   Connecticut State Capitol Hartford, CT
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    This Victorian Gothic building is believed to be haunted by a former governor. The Capitol features a bronze state of former governor William Buckingham near its west entrance, and he is believed to haunt the place since he died in 1875. It has been reported that he seems to like Room 324 the best as cold spots and apparitions have been seen here. According to staff, footsteps have also... Read More

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  •   Homespun Farm Griswold, CT
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    Old Man Simon is the friendly ghost that is believed to haunt this location that may no longer be a bed and breakfast. The spirit of Simon Brewster, one of the farm's original owners, has been seen watching over the tending of the garden area and orchards. Reports of Simon's wife haunting the home has been made as well, saying that you can hear footsteps going up the stairs in the... Read More

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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

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  • New London Ledge Light New London, CT
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    This lighthouse dates back to 1909 and is home to the legend of Ernie, a lightkeeper whose spirits reportedly lingers the grounds, making knocking sounds at night, opening and closing doors, taking sheets off beds and turning TVs on and off. Legend says that Ernie killed himself after finding out about his wife's affair. He cut his throat and jumped off the upper level of the... Read More

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  •   Lake Compounce Bristol, CT
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    This Theme Park is the oldest operating park in the U.S. and it believed to be quite haunted. Deaths that occurred here include that of a 16-year-old girl who fell from a roller coaster in 1981, a 16-year-old park employee who was killed while working on the Tornado ride in 1999, a 6-year-old boy who drowned on the Lake Plunge waterslide in 2000, a 23-year-old maintenance worker killed... Read More

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  •   Dudleytown Cornwall, CT
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    Locals call this ghost town the "Village of the Damned." It began as a settlement in the 1740s and is situated in the middle of a forest. Only foundations remain on the property and reports say many spirits linger here, some that have been captured on film. Orbs have also been seen in the area. The land is now privately owned. Read More

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  •   Bara-Hack Pomfret, CT
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    This abandoned town was once a settlement that begin in 1780 and it is rumored to be haunted by livestock's, children playing, voices, wagons, people singing and more. Spirits have been seen of a man with a beard and a child. This land is private property and it is reported that no trespassing is allowed. Read More

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  •   Deep River Public Library Deep River, CT
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    This library is located inside an 1881 building and was originally built as the home to Banker Richard Pratt Spencer and his family. In 1933 is when it became a library and although additions were made over the years, people say the original part of the building is haunted. Disembodied voices, eerie noises and the feeling that invisible entities are present have all been reported here. Read More

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  •   Talcott House Westbrook, CT
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    Strange happenings that have occurred at this location include beds that become unmade although no one has touched them, ragtime music that plays from the vents, and a piano that plays on its own. Some reports say that the original owner was a wealthy man who was killed in a fire and that during a recent renovation, the building caught fire again. Read More

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  •   Church of Eternal Light Bristol, CT
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    This church was once a schoolhouse when it opened in 1884 and it is rumored to be haunted by a ghostly face that appears in the windows of the bell tower. People have reported seeing spirit orbs here as well. No one is quite certain who the ghost is though. One story believes its a parishioner who was struck by lightning on the front steps to the church. Read More

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