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New England Legends

Jul 11, 2024

In Episode 354 Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger visit Dover, New Hampshire, to see the memorial to the Strafford County Lunatic Asylum fire. On February 9, 1893, a fire ravaged the old asylum building killing 41 people inside. The tragedy was an epic failure of a system meant to protect the most vulnerable. 

 

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Jul 4, 2024

Welcome to New England Legends From the Vault – FtV Episode 68 – Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger drive to Mason, New Hampshire, to see the boyhood home of Samuel Wilson, a kid who served the Continental Army by guarding and tending to the livestock, then helped the U.S. cause again during the War of 1812. He’s a guy...


Jun 27, 2024

Welcome to New England Legends From the Vault – FtV Episode 67 – Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger take a drive up to Greenfield, Massachusetts, to explore Eunice Williams Covered Bridge. It was here on March 1, 1704, that Eunice Williams was executed with a tomahawk shortly after the Deerfield Massacre. That event...


Jun 20, 2024

Welcome to New England Legends From the Vault – FtV Episode 66 – Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger explore Liberty Hill Cemetery in Lebanon, Connecticut, where they say there’s a barrel of rum buried beneath one of the headstones. And the word is, there’s a local sea captain who was just dying to get to it. This...


Jun 17, 2024

Welcome to New England Legends From the Vault – FtV Episode 65 – Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger explore Hull, Massachusetts, in search of multiple ghosts spotted around the turn of the twentieth century. After a ghostly horse and buggy was spotted by none other than local hero Captain Joshua James, a strange apparition...