Stepney Cemetery

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The 1700s Stepney Cemetery (a.k.a. Birdsey’s Plain Cemetery or Beardsley Plain Cemetery) is haunted, according to witnesses who have seen apparitions and blobs of ectoplasm here. Some say it is the second home of the White Lady who lived in nearby Union Cemetery, or that it has its own similar ghost. Famed ghost hunter Ed Warren is buried here, near the graveyard’s southern border.

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Pepper St and Green St
Monroe, CT
United States

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41.3222055, -73.26308289999997
Fairfield County, Connecticut
Nearest Towns:
Trumbull, CT (6.4 mi.)
Newtown, CT (6.7 mi.)
Bethel, CT (8.5 mi.)
Shelton, CT (8.8 mi.)
Derby, CT (9.0 mi.)
Ansonia, CT (9.7 mi.)
Georgetown, CT (10.0 mi.)
Oxford, CT (10.8 mi.)
Seymour, CT (11.0 mi.)
Danbury, CT (11.1 mi.)


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  1. I photograph graveyards for historic purposes and so far this is the only Cemetery in Connecticut I refuse to return too. I was only there for a few minutes when an overwhelming and foreboding sense of dread overtook me. Then I began to feel as if I was a million miles from my car. As if I was transported to another place. I became nauseous and dizzy. The person who has accompanied me had stayed in the car to read but she suddenly,out of nowhere felt an urgent need to go to me. She look out into the Cemetery and did not see me , even though I was several yards away and right in front of her. It was only as she began to walk into the cemetery that she saw me. She had begun calling my name and I was not answering . When she got right in front of me , I finally heard her. I should have been able to hear her all along. She told be she had an awful feeling and wanted to leave this place now, I told her I needed to get a few more pictures of grave stones that were promised. The place seemed more peaceful after that but I wanted to get out of there ASAP. When we returned to the car I told her what I had experienced. The same feeling of dread.

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