Founded in 1831, Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Massachusetts is considered to be America’s first garden-style cemetery, with plots and stones arranged amongst landscaped hills, rather than in the rigid lines found in churchyards of prior periods. The garden style
Occasionally, while out exploring history and hunting legends, we at New England Oddities do get an opportunity to stop and smell the flowers! These are the results: a celebration of New England in the Summer.
Enders Falls is a series of six waterfalls along a 1/4 mile long stretch of river in Granby, Connecticut. Though none of them are especially large, all together they form an impressive landscape with lots of opportunities for photography. Armed
There’s something about a forgotten space that holds a definite appeal for many people, be it the look into the lives of those who have gone before us, the raw emotion evoked by an abandoned locale, or simply just the
Recently, we journeyed to Freetown, Massachusetts, a small community located in a portion of the state known as The Bridgewater Triangle. The triangle has gained notoriety as a hot spot to paranormal investigators, UFO hunters and crypto-zoologists across the country.
The sun has set, and after a long day you lay down for a good night’s sleep. Some time later you wake up. There is an unseen source of pressure concentrated on your chest. With every breath, the weight gradually
Recently we received an invitation to investigate Hillside cemetery in Cheshire, Connecticut; a ride along, if you will, with the Greater Hartford Paranormal Society. Now I know you’re probably thinking writing about cemeteries is Katie’s milieu, and you would be
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The last installment of Taphopiliacs Anonymous focused on Salem Center Burying Ground in Salem, New Hampshire, but this week we move our sights to a different Salem: Salem, Massachusetts. Though the two cities are not all that far away, they
Our unceasing quest for the paranormal recently took us to the small town of Chesterfield, New Hampshire. The site had once been the location of a luxurious home, built in 1931 by Madame Antoinette Sherri. After the construction was complete,