Closed at both ends and dotted with ruins of former homes, Downs Road is the setting for several local ghost stories. Among them are the Downs Road Monster, which some say was actually an albino horse, along with various ghostly apparitions and strange creatures such as Melon Heads, rumored to leave claw marks on cars parked in the area.
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- Downs Road
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- 41.439140652566465, -72.95211017131805
- New Haven County, Connecticut
- Nearest Towns:
- Hamden, CT (4.1 mi.)
Prospect, CT (4.6 mi.)
Cheshire, CT (4.9 mi.)
Cheshire Village, CT (5.2 mi.)
North Haven, CT (5.8 mi.)
Naugatuck, CT (6.0 mi.)
Woodbridge, CT (6.7 mi.)
Wallingford, CT (6.8 mi.)
Wallingford Center, CT (6.9 mi.)
Seymour, CT (7.1 mi.)
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