Just because an anonymous wanderer has been dead for over 130 years doesn't mean he can't still be in the headlines.
Just off the coast of Fairfield, a lonely light sits in the Sound -- a safety signal for ships or a beacon for spirits?
Historian and author Dan W. DeLuca is the leading expert on The Old Leather Man. He recently took the time to answer some questions about everyone's favorite legendary leather-clad wanderer.
Growing up in Milford, one of the local stories we all heard about was about a group of giant-headed mutants who lived on the outskirts of town, a band of inbred freaks who were ready to prey Deliverance-style on whoever was careless enough to wander into their midst....
When she was alive, Hannah Cranna was known as "The Wicked Witch of Monroe," a reputation that continues to follow her over 150 years after her death.
One of the most unusual legends in Connecticut history is the story of The Old Leatherman, who was a very real, if unusual, individual. Update: We visit Ol' Leathery's final resting place.
One of the most popular hiking destinations in Connecticut, the story of Sleeping Giant State Park in Hamden includes Native American legends, dead bodies and, in our case, a sea of poison ivy!