Cry Baby Bridge

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Local legend tells of a teenage mother who gave birth to a deformed baby. She threw him off the bridge, and he is now a ghost with very strong legs, prone to knocking down trees with his crying fits. It is said that the fallen trees all over the area are his doing.

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Geographic Information

Address:
Walnut Tree Rd
Millington, MD
United States

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GPS:
39.29092905872908, -75.81836038825713
County:
Kent County, Maryland
Nearest Towns:
Millington, MD (2.5 mi.)
Galena, MD (4.7 mi.)
Sudlersville, MD (7.5 mi.)
Cecilton, MD (8.2 mi.)
Kenton, DE (9.4 mi.)
Kennedyville, MD (9.5 mi.)
Clayton, DE (9.8 mi.)
Townsend, DE (9.9 mi.)
Hartly, DE (10.1 mi.)
Barclay, MD (10.4 mi.)

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  1. I used to live not far from here and in High School my friends and I used to hang out here occasionally. My experiences with Cry Baby Bridge are… Car not wanting to start after being turned off just off the bridge, pant leg being pulled while we were under the bridge itself, heard crying that seemed to be always behind you, a heavy being held down feeling if you sit on the side of the bridge, heard gurgling sounds in the water below. Everyone I’ve been there with and spoken to about this location have all had similar experiences.

  2. A group of friends and i went there one night. We did experience anything but I recorded it all anyways. Well next morning there was baby like hand prints on the outside of the windshield and I watched the video. I saw nothing but heard horses and I believe a buggy on cobble stone.

    • I went with a friend there tonight. Heard swimming noises from the water underneath the bridge and what could be called a baby crying. When we turned around to go back the way we came, we drove off the bridge and something was thrown or hit the car. On the passenger side there is now dents and chipped paint. Will not be going back for a while

  3. I went with a group of friends down to the bridge around 9 or 10pm. We went across the bridge the first time and didn’t even stop because we wanted to take a look before we stopped the car even though none of us were planning to get out. We turned around and went back and stopped for a few seconds and nothing happened, so we went down a little ways to turn the car around and come back again. We had my nephew in the car who is still under a year old, so in his diaper bag was one of his toy tambourines. The third time we were on the bridge we heard a noise that scared all of us and we realized it was his tambourine, so I moved my feet to make sure I wasn’t touching it. The fourth time we crossed the bridge none of us were touching the bag and it went off once again a few seconds after we stopped. I said “maybe the baby wants the tambourine, so it keeps turning it on.” We were all super freaked out and we needed gas so we left and went to a gas station and took the tambourine out of the diaper bag and sat it on the dash. We got food and came back, stopped on the bridge and waited. Nothing happened so we turned around and tried again but once again nothing happened. We were almost sure it wasn’t gonna turn on by itself again but decided we would turn around and try one more time. We pulled up and waited for a few seconds and then it turned on again without any of us touching it. My sister was sitting in the passenger seat and grabbed the toy and tossed it out the window. If the baby wanted the toy, then they have it now. The creepiest part about it was that the tambourine normally sings “shake, shake the tambourine. music is so fun” in a higher key but on the bridge it played a different song. It was all very creepy, but we do want to go back.

  4. On 3 June 2017 my sister and I drove to the bridge, parked the vehicle and got out. We felt as if we were being watched. We both also began to feel sick almost right away, nausea, headache, and shakey. We took pictures and noticed a ouija board on the bridge right away with a planchette, and it looked almost new. Very puzzling. We didn’t touch it. We began to feel worse the longer we were there so decided to leave. After we got home and looked at the pictures it is evident that in some pictures the ouija board is there and in others in the same location , it is not. Very strange, very scary, and no answer as to how that could happen. Something very evil is at work at and on that Bridge. I will never go back there. Ever.

    • Thats so crazy we went there June 9th on Friday, and caught a man crawling in one of our pictures . We legit have been there like 35 times in the past year , have heard screaming , moaning , something flew and dinged out car , and caught orbs and shit in our pictures . This bridge is no joke. Do not ever go alone !!!!

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