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New England Legends is on a mission to chronicle every legend in New England one story at a time. We're doing this through our award-winning weekly podcast which has garnered over 4 million downloads in 91 different countries, our award-winning, 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 353 – The Ghoul of Chebacco Parish
    In 1817, a grave robber plagued the town of Essex, Massachusetts. Eight bodies were snatched from the local cemetery. In Episode 353 Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger explore the Old Burying Ground in Essex, Massachusetts. Back in October of 1817, a ghoul snatched eight bodies …
  • The Wampahoofus
    Podcast 352 – Hunting the Wampahoofus of Mt. Mansfield
    On Vermont’s Mt. Mansfield, an elusive creature called the Wampahoofus is said to lurk circling the mountain. In Episode 352 Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger hike the trails of Mt. Mansfield in northern Vermont in search of the elusive Wampahoofus. Said to be a cross …
  • Podcast 351 – Escape from the Haunted Old Newgate Prison
    What began as a copper mine in 1709, eventually turned into Connecticut’s first state prison. After multiple escapes and deaths, the ruins are now haunted. In Episode 351 Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger explore the ruins of Old Newgate Prison in East Granby, Connecticut. The …
  • Podcast 350 – The Flying Horses of Watch Hill
    In 1879, a group of flying horses was abandoned in the Watch Hill section of Westerly, Rhode Island, by a traveling carnival. They’ve remained there ever since. In Episode 350 Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger visit the swanky Watch Hill section of Westerly, Rhode Island, …
  • The Haunting of Happy Hollow in West Athens, Maine.
    Podcast 349 – The Haunting of Happy Hollow
    In 1905, the Happy Hollow settlement in West Athens, Maine, made the news for being haunted by the ghost of Bill Knights. In Episode 349 Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger explore West Athens, Maine, searching for the former site of Happy Hollow, a shanty town …

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