All three of the Colonial buildings that make up the Milford Historical Society are rumored to be haunted. The oldest of the three, the Eells-Stow House is believed to be haunted by former occupant and heroic town doctor Captain Stephen Stow, who died in 1777 after caring for 200 soldiers with smallpox. Folks say they can feel the doctor’s presence at his house, and electronic voice phenomena have been recorded. The 1785 Bryan-Downs House reportedly houses disembodied voices and invisible spirits. Some visitors have said that the entities physically touched them. And the 1659 Clark-Stockade House is home to similar strange happenings, as well as the sound of ghostly babies crying.
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- 34 High Street
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- 41.219060830595446, -73.05723365396261
- New Haven County, Connecticut
- Nearest Towns:
- Milford, CT (0.2 mi.)
City of Milford (balance), CT (0.4 mi.)
Woodmont, CT (3.5 mi.)
Orange, CT (4.4 mi.)
Stratford, CT (4.6 mi.)
West Haven, CT (6.7 mi.)
Shelton, CT (7.0 mi.)
Derby, CT (7.2 mi.)
Trumbull, CT (7.6 mi.)
Bridgeport, CT (8.5 mi.)
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