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The Definitive Guide To All Things Haunted And Creepy In Connecticut

If you spend enough time in Connecticut, you’ll quickly learn that this New England state is filled with haunted hotels, abandoned landmarks, and historic landmarks riddled with paranormal activity. It stands to reason that a state with such an extensive history would harbor ghosts, and you’ll learn about many of them below. In fact, there are some roads in the Nutmeg State that will make you think twice about driving alone. With so many haunted houses and even a haunted museum, it’s not difficult to have an up-close-and-personal encounter with something otherworldly. Without further ado, here are some of the most terrifying places in Connecticut.

5 Creepy Facts About Connecticut

  1. Union Cemetery is not only one of the most haunted cemeteries in Connecticut; it’s considered among the most haunted in the U.S. One famous urban legend is that of the White Lady. This ghostly figure is dressed in all white and is said to float around gravestones at night.
  2. Gardener Lake in Salem, Connecticut is hiding something mysterious: a sunken house. Folks report that at sunset, they can hear the sounds of a piano coming from this underwater home.
  3. While most people think of Massachusetts when they think of the infamous witch trials, Connecticut was actually the first state to hold an execution for witchcraft.
  4. Grove Street Cemetery in New Haven, Connecticut was the first incorporated cemetery in the U.S.
  5. Although it’s permanently closed, the Warren’s Occult Museum is located in Connecticut and is home to a collection of some of the most haunted items in America.