Other Curiosities of New England
Curious places, spooky photos and more haunted New England.
VT Haunted Inns - Highgate Manor Inn. "The Keyes family owned the Manor until 1870 when the home was sold to Dr. Henry Baxter. As was the custom of the day, Dr. Baxter opened his practice in his home, The Highgate Manor. Bloodstains from his operating table are still visible on the wood floor in what is now the Library. It was during this time that the legend of the Highgate Manor started to grow. Many of Dr. Baxter’s children did not live past the age of ten and died of strange illnesses."
Prospect Harbor Lighthouse in Prospect Harbor, Maine. The name of the cottage beside it is: Gull Cottage, which made it onto "America's Most Haunted Lighthouses". It has a mischievous spirit. It just moves the figurines in the window & walks around after everyone has gone to bed. We lived 1/8 of a mile from the harbor when we were stationed at Winter Harbor Naval Base (which has since closed down). I treasure the days that we lived in Prospect Harbor, Maine.
Block Island Southeast Lighthouse, Block Island, Rhode Island Not only is this lighthouse haunted, but also the entire 7,000-acre island is said to be haunted as well. Built in 1874 in the ornate Victorian style of the time, the Southeast Light helped ships clear the dangerous shoals and ledges of the “stumbling block” of the New England coast. Legend has it that in the 1900s a keepe
Saco River Curse - Sightings of Memegwesi, or water dwelling tricksters are common through out New England and New York, and have occurred for over 2,000 years. The most famous Memegwesi are of course: The Saco River Demon of the Saco River Curse, The Dover Demon, The Loveland Frog, and Joseph Smith's White Salamander.