Author: Thomas D’Agostino

Abram’s Rock

This story is from our upcoming book, Ghosts of King Philip’s War due out on July 22, 2024. The book is filled with legends, ghost stories, and haunted places from the war and subsequent skirmishes that took place years after the last treaty was signed. If you are looking for

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A Parrot Once Helped Solve A Triple Murder

Halifax Massachusetts in the late 19th century was a close knit little community of about 600 people. One journalist in the 1870s referred to the town as such, “no lawyers and none needed.” This would change however when on February 15, 1874 a gruesome triple murder took place in the

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The Ghost of Edgar Allan Poe in Providence

Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston on January 19, 1809. His journeys in his short forty-year lifespan took him to many places, including those that resided in his mind. Poe was the child of two actors. His father left when he was very young, and his mother died a

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The Winsted Wildman

According to the American Guide Series, Winsted, Connecticut has always been known as a “never-never land where the unusual is expected to happen and usually does. Tales of five legged cows, talking owls, tame trout and even a wildman…” In August, 1895, Winsted Selectman Riley Smith and his trusty companion

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