Gunntown Cemetery

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Dating back to 1790, Gunntown Cemetery is said to be haunted by spirits of a man with a lantern leading a horse, a little boy who plays near the back wall, and a black ghost dog. Orbs, mists, cold spots and unexplained music and laughter also have been described by witnesses.

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243 Gunntown Road
Naugatuck, CT
United States

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41.490878935248666, -73.10426531534426
New Haven County, Connecticut
Nearest Towns:
Naugatuck, CT (2.8 mi.)
Middlebury, CT (2.8 mi.)
Oxford, CT (4.0 mi.)
Waterbury, CT (5.4 mi.)
Southbury, CT (5.7 mi.)
Woodbury Center, CT (6.4 mi.)
Prospect, CT (6.5 mi.)
Woodbury, CT (6.6 mi.)
Seymour, CT (6.7 mi.)
Heritage Village, CT (6.9 mi.)


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  1. Been to guntown a couple times with my team. definatley haunted. PERSONALLY SAW THE BLACK GHOST DOG AND WE ALL HEARD CHIANS! did evps and got voices back. one told us to “walk, please” as if they did not want us their. i would say whenever you go you will deffinatley find a presence with you. happy hunting. 10/10 place to go with actual results!!!

  2. I am 33. I grew up in Middlebury and my aunt and I went to Guntown before iphones and all of that stuff. We had the old school vhs video recorder that you had to hold on your shoulder and a little cassette tape recorder that my aunt pressed record and put a little doll on a young girls grave. So we get home and reviewed the VHS which my aunt STILL has. There is a RED outline of a man with a lantern CLEAR as day and when we reviewed the cassette tape a little girl’s voice came through saying” LOOK MOMMY’ talk about creeps. I was also told that Lorraine Warren will NOT go to that place ever again because she said that it is on of the most EVIL places she has ever been.

  3. My daughter & I visited this cemetery. I plugged only gunn town road into my gps, no number. Gunn town road is several miles long, yet when we approached the cemetery, my gps stated that we had reached our destination. My dog was with and he immediately began running around as if he was playing with children. Both my daughter and I heard what sounded like calliope music- 4 bars coming from the center of the cemetery. This is not a scary place- it left both of us feeling light and peaceful- even though so many buried there are children.

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