Welcome to New England Legends

New England Legends is on a mission to chronicle every legend in New England one story and one week at a time. We're doing this through our weekly podcast which has garnered over 1 million downloads, our Emmy-nominated television series on PBS and Amazon Prime, and through our super-secret Facebook group. Come in and join the movement!

Recent Podcasts

  • Podcast 105 – The Witches of Weare

    In Episode 105, Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger visit the small town of Weare, New Hampshire, in search of three witches from the earliest days of the town. The stories were documented in 1888 by town

  • Podcast 104 – The Immortal Mad Scientist of Malden

    In Episode 104, Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger walk the streets of Malden, Massachusetts, in search of Ephraim Gray, a mad scientist who may be close to 200 years old. They say in 1850, Ephraim Gray

  • Podcast 103 – Simeon Cary’s Gold-Hunting Chickens

    In Episode 103, Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger visit the border town of Fort Fairfield, Maine, in search of Simeon Cary’s gold-hunting chickens. In 1898, Cary was quietly using chickens to peck for gold just over

  • Podcast 102 – The Jackson Pillar

    In Episode 102, Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger visits the bushes next to Rt. 1 in South Kingston, Rhode Island, in search of the Jackson Pillar. This pillar is a stone monument telling the story of

Recent Video Segments

  • the door to dungeon rock
    New England Legends Extra: Séance at Dungeon Rock

    An extra from the New England Legends television series on PBS and Amazon Prime Episode 2: Mysteries in Stone. Spiritualist Medium Carole Lynne joins Jeff Belanger inside Dungeon Rock in Lynn Woods, Massachusetts, to try and connect

  • Great Barrington's UFO Monument
    New England Legends Extra: Thom Reed’s UFO Encounter

    An Extra from New England Legends Episode 4: Miracles and the Missing... Witness Thom Reed takes Jeff Belanger through his former hometown of Sheffield, Massachusetts, to where his 1969 UFO encounter took place.

  • Newport Tower
    New England Legends Extra: Newport Tower Horologium

    An Extra from New England Legends Episode 3: Maritime Mysteries... Jim Egan of the Newport Tower Museum in Rhode Island shares his theory of how the tower once functioned as an advanced astronomical calendar, or “Horologium.”

  • Witchcraft

    Upcoming Air Dates: Tune in to WGBY in Springfield, MA, Monday, October 30 at 7:30 PM, and Vermont PBS Tuesday, October 31 at 7:00 PM. In “Witchcraft,” legend

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