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.
Sure, you can get your car washed in any number of fine establishments, but how many of them have a dinosaur ripping through the roof?
The first prison (as well as the first copper mine) in U.S. history has seen its fair share of heartache and tragedy -- and also stories of ghost sightings and other paranormal activity.
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.
We may take it for granted, but a state park solely dedicated to the fossilized footprints from creatures that lived over 180 million years ago is sort of an unusual attraction. Plus, everyone loves dinosaurs!
One of the first museums in North America, Joseph Steward's Museum of Natural and Other Curiosities is testament to the fact that even over 200 years ago, people loved the damned!