A former governor’s spirit is said to haunt the State Capitol building. The 1878 Victorian Gothic structure boasts a bronze statue of former governor William Buckingham near its west entrance, and it is Buckingham, who died in 1875, who is believed to haunt the building. The spirit is said to favor Room 324; cold spots and an apparition of the governor have been reported here. Footsteps also have been heard at night when the building is empty, according to Capitol security staff.
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- Capitol Avenue
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- 41.76412644492472, -72.68229335546494
- Hartford County, Connecticut
- Nearest Towns:
- Hartford, CT (0.1 mi.)
West Hartford, CT (3.1 mi.)
Blue Hills, CT (3.5 mi.)
Wethersfield, CT (3.8 mi.)
East Hartford, CT (3.8 mi.)
Newington, CT (5.1 mi.)
South Windsor, CT (5.2 mi.)
Glastonbury, CT (5.2 mi.)
Glastonbury Center, CT (6.1 mi.)
Windsor, CT (6.4 mi.)
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