During its heyday, the Sterling Opera House had its share of famous entertainers visiting and fat ladies singing. Now it's gaining a reputation for ghostly spirits haunting. Update: We visit the Sterling Opera House to see if Andy wants to come out and play ...
East Haddam is home to an abandoned village that once was home to a thriving mill and almost became a Victorian Era tourist attraction.
Once a children's hospital, and later a facility for the mentally challenged, Seaside Sanatorium in Waterford has been abandoned for over a decade, despite its architectural pedigree and prime location. Update: We visited Seaside in April 2011.
A river runs under it—and by "it," we mean Hartford. But for centuries, the Park River (aka Hog River), was above ground and accessible to all.
Undercliff Sanatorium in Meriden was another in the long line of creepy, abandoned mental hospitals in Connecticut.
For more than 60 years, Fairfield Hills State Hospital in Newtown was home to the mentally ill. After it was closed, it sat empty and abandoned, holding the dark secrets of its troubled residents who were long gone. Or so everyone wanted to believe.
There's no official statistic proving it, but Connecticut might just lead the nation in supposedly haunted and abandoned mental health facilities. Here's another one, this time in the heart of the state, just off the Berlin Turnpike.