Haunted Places in Peconic, New York



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    Townsend Manor Inn

    Greenport, New York

    6.8 miles from Peconic, NY

    The scariest thing about this Inn might be the online reviews, with people reporting paying over $200 a night for motel-quality amenities. The ghost reports are vague and not particularly interesting tapping at windows (gee, no one has heard of birds?) and scratching at doors.


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    Mill House Inn

    East Hampton, New York

    15.6 miles from Peconic, NY

    Some people believe that the ghost of the former owner still haunts the Inn but sightings are few and far between.


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    Talcott House

    Westbrook, Connecticut

    16 miles from Peconic, NY

    Unusual goings-on have been reported here, including beds that become unmade although no one has touched them, ragtime music that comes from the vents, and a piano that plays tunes by itself. The original owner was said to be a wealthy man who perished in a fire, and reports say ...


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    Saybrook Point Inn and Spa

    Old Saybrook, Connecticut

    17.3 miles from Peconic, NY

    Saybrook Point Inn and Spa is also used as a special events venue, and it is during weddings that the ghost is said to appear. A phantom bride has been known to appear in photos taken at weddings held here. Her identity is unknown.


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    Deep River Public Library

    Deep River, Connecticut

    23.5 miles from Peconic, NY

    The library is housed in an 1881 building, originally built as a home to banker Richard Pratt Spencer and his family. It became a library in 1933. Although additions were made over the years, folks say the building's haunts stay in the original part. Witnesses describe disembodied voices, strange sounds, ...


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    Seaside Sanatorium

    Waterford, Connecticut

    24.7 miles from Peconic, NY

    Built in the 1930s for children with tuberculosis, Seaside Sanatorium has also been a home for the elderly, a hospital, and a facility for the mentally impaired. Reports say that in the 1970s it became knwon that patients were being ill-treated by staff; the place closed in 1996 and remains ...


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    Race Rock Lighthouse

    New London, Connecticut

    25.5 miles from Peconic, NY

    Race Rock Lighthouse was built in 1871 on land that was already rumored to be haunted by seamen and passengers of the many ships have gone down there and drowning victims of the nearby twin currents. The first keeper Neil Martin died here as well. Witnesses have reported ghostly whispers, laughter, ...


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    Lighthouse Inn - Meadow Court

    New London, Connecticut

    26.7 miles from Peconic, NY

    The inn has many rooms rumored to be haunted and two Victorian ghostly ladies who walk the halls in the night. Reports say the inn is now closed and soon will be refurbished and sold.


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    New London Ledge Light

    New London, Connecticut

    26.8 miles from Peconic, NY

    Built in 1909, the lighthouse is home to the legend of Ernie, an early lightkeeper whose spirit reportedly makes knocking sounds at night, opens and closes doors repeatedly, takes sheets off beds, and turns TVs on and off. According to ths story, Ernie, despondent over his wife having had an ...


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    Monte Cristo Cottage

    New London, Connecticut

    27.4 miles from Peconic, NY

    The cottage is said to be haunted by Ella Quinlan O'Neill, mother of author Eugene O'Neill. Her ghost is said to pace in one of the upstairs bedrooms. Eugene O'Neill, who spent his childhood summers here, wrote about the place in "Long Day's Journey Into Night."


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    Fort Nathan Hale

    New Haven, Connecticut

    27.6 miles from Peconic, NY

    The fort, built in 1807, appears to be popular with the spirit set. Among the oddities witnessed here have been green glowing orbs, apparitions of soldiers, unexplained voices, and more. These paranormal occurrences have been reported for more than 100 years.


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    Boardman House Inn

    East Haddam, Connecticut

    28 miles from Peconic, NY

    At this 1860 Inn, the apparition of a man in period clothing smoking cigar in the library have been reported. (Submitted by Andre H.)


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    Sage American Grill - Chart House

    New Haven, Connecticut

    29.1 miles from Peconic, NY

    Formerly the Chart House, this restaurant is said to be haunted by a spirit who has been known to move chairs. Witnesses also have heard unexplained voices and footsteps.


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    Shubert Theater

    New Haven, Connecticut

    30.1 miles from Peconic, NY

    Shubert Theater hosts touring musicals and popular music concerts and is said to have a ghost. Details about the haunting are unknown, but reports allude to strange activity occurring within the theater's walls. In fact, paranormal investigators were contacted to check out the theater; results are unknown.


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    Devil’s Hopyard State Park

    East Haddam, Connecticut

    30.2 miles from Peconic, NY

    Legend has it that Satan himself has been seen sitting on a boulder near the top of the falls and playing his fiddle, and dark shadows have been spotted in the woods. Witnesses also describe orbs, mists, demonic voices, laughter, and strong, uneasy feelings. The 860-acre state park was named ...


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    Evergreen Cemetery - Midnight Mary

    New Haven, Connecticut

    30.7 miles from Peconic, NY

    Mary Hart died in 1872 and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery. The mystery that surrounds her involves the message, which some believe to contain a curse, on her pink granite tombstone: AT HIGH NOON JUST FROM, AND ABOUT TO RENEW HER DAILY WORK, IN HER FULL STRENGTH OF BODY AND MIND MARY E. HART HAVING FALLEN ...


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    Charles Island

    Milford, Connecticut

    32.3 miles from Peconic, NY

    Well-known pirate Captain William Kidd visited here in 1699, and legend has it that he hid a portion of his treasure on the island, some say beneath a giant boulder called Hog Rock. He is said to have laid a curse on anyone who went looking for it. The island ...


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    Captain Daniel Packer Inne

    Groton, Connecticut

    33 miles from Peconic, NY

    This New England-style restaurant and historic landmark, built in 1756, is said to be haunted by original builder Captain Daniel Packard's niece. She died of scarlet fever in 1873 when she was 7 years old. She most often plays in the stairwell and has been known to befriend children who ...


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    Milford Historical Society

    Milford, Connecticut

    33.1 miles from Peconic, NY

    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 ...


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    Red Brook Inn

    Groton, Connecticut

    34.7 miles from Peconic, NY

    Built in 1770 by the Crary family, this inn is said to have some ghosts in residence. The apparition of Nancy Cracy has been spotted, a gray-haired woman in a shawl. She is seen in the North Room on the second floor, and is rumored to have saved lives there ...


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    Hanging Tree

    East Patchogue, New York

    34.7 miles from Peconic, NY

    About a 10 minute walk into the woods off of Patchogue Bay takes you to a clearing near the water, where the "Hanging Tree" is. As urban legend goes this tree is where early people in the area hung supposed witches, while another legend is that a teenage supposedly committed ...


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    Boothe Park

    Stratford, Connecticut

    36 miles from Peconic, NY

    Boothe Park is a collection of the unusual, and includes a mini windmill and clock tower, mini lighthouse, carriage house, trolley station, blacksmith shop, chapel, model train museum, Americana museum, observatory, playground, rose garden, a cemetery, and even a building with no windows or doors. The area was once the ...


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    Norwich State Hospital

    Preston, Connecticut

    36.6 miles from Peconic, NY

    Built in 1904 on the site of an old Native American village, the hospital was called the Norwich State Hospital for the Insane. The many deaths related to the place include a patient who hanged himself in 1914, a 1919 hot water heater explosion that killed two employees, an employee ...


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    Country House Restaurant

    Stony Brook, New York

    36.6 miles from Peconic, NY

    Country House Restaurant originally opened way back in 1710 as a farmhouse. It's believed to be haunted by a beautiful ghost, Annette Williamson, accused of being a spy and hanged by the British during the Revolutionary War. Her apparition has been seen in the kitchen and on the stairs and ...


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    Stony Brook Grist Mill

    Stony Brook, New York

    36.9 miles from Peconic, NY

    The historic Stony Brook Grist Mill was originally built around 1700, but was destroyed in a storm around 1750 and a new one was built on the same site. It is rumored to be haunted by a ghost of a pretty blonde woman wearing a white dress who is believed ...


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    Downs Road

    Hamden, Connecticut

    37.1 miles from Peconic, NY

    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 ...


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    Captain Grant's Inn

    Preston, Connecticut

    37.4 miles from Peconic, NY

    At this 1754 inn, Revolutionary War soldiers were once garrisoned, and slaves were housed here during the Civil War. Folks say its active history has led to an active spirit "life." The Adelaide Room is especially haunted with the apparition of a woman in Colonial-era clothing holding hands with two ...


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    Lake Ronkonkoma

    Ronkonkoma, New York

    37.6 miles from Peconic, NY

    Lake Ronkonkoma has quite a few legends attached to it, one of the most popular being the Lady of the Lake, a Native American woman who drowned herself here during the colonial times. Some say the ghost comes every year and takes an attractive man between ages 18 and 38, ...


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    Sterling Opera House

    Derby, Connecticut

    37.7 miles from Peconic, NY

    The 1889 opera house has seen performances by the likes of actor Lionel Barrymore and escape artist Harry Houdini, comedian Red Skelton and march king John Philip Sousa. It operated until 1945 when it became a city hall, and in the 1960s the building was abandoned. Lately it has been ...


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    Remington Arms Factory

    Bridgeport, Connecticut

    38.3 miles from Peconic, NY

    Seen on the TV show Ghost Adventures, this former weapons factory was closed in the 1980s because of its myriad accidents, many of which were fatal. Witnesses say the abandoned building is a hotspot for haunts who appear as shadowy figures. Also experienced here have been the sounds of weapon-factory ...


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    Pine Grove Cemetery

    Ansonia, Connecticut

    38.4 miles from Peconic, NY

    Established in 1858, the cemetery is said to be haunted by three dark figures who guard its gates. In addition, witnesses say they have heard rattling chains and the sound of ghostly children playing here. Warm spots, a strong scent of roses, and names whispered into their ears have also ...


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    The Normandie Inn

    Bohemia, New York

    38.5 miles from Peconic, NY

    Currently under restoration and not open for business, the 1920s gothic-style inn was originally a residence for a Czech baron. Later it was a speakeasy and then the Hotel Chateau La Boheme. Most lately the restuarant that occupied the space was said to be haunted by a woman named Maria, ...


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    Ryder's On Main

    Meriden, Connecticut

    38.7 miles from Peconic, NY

    This bar is to be featured on an upcoming episode of the Discovery Channel series, "American Haunting." The basement appears to be where a lot of the activity occurs. The "Ghosts of New England Research Society" claims to have captured EVPs and possibly even a spectral image of ...


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    Majestic Theater

    Bridgeport, Connecticut

    39 miles from Peconic, NY

    The abandoned Majestic Theater, which stood in a complex with the Poli Palce and the Savoy Hotel, was an ornate 1920s building with gilded moldings and crystal chandeliers. It closed in 1971. Shadowy figures and electronic voice phemonema have been witnessed here. Some say the complex was build on an ...


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    Carousel Gardens

    Seymour, Connecticut

    39.4 miles from Peconic, NY

    Although it closed in 2009, the Carousel Gardens Restaurant was said to be haunted by original owner and founder of Seymour, William H. Wooster and his daughter, Ruth. Witnesses have heard the unexplained sound of breaking glass and seen a ghost cat with glowing eyes.


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    Undercliff Sanatorium

    Meriden, Connecticut

    39.5 miles from Peconic, NY

    This 1910 facility was originally built for children with tuberculosis, and like many sanatoriums, is rumored to be haunted. Witnesses say footsteps, screams, and apparitions of deceased patients can be seen and heard here, as well as the voices, crying and laughter of unseen children. EVPs have been captured by ...


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    Penfield Reef Lighthouse

    Fairfield, Connecticut

    39.8 miles from Peconic, NY

    Completed in 1874, the Penfield Reef lighthouse is believed to be haunted by light keeper Fred A. Jordan, who died in 1916 while attempting to get to shore to see his family for Christmas. His rowboat capsized, and his body was found three months later. Jordan wasn't ready to leave ...


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    Katie's of Smithtown

    Smithtown, New York

    40.7 miles from Peconic, NY

    Katie's of Smithtown is believed to be haunted by many spirits; among them are a bootlegger named Charlie Klein and victims of a 1909 fire that burned down the Traynor Hotel, which was formerly on this site.


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    Great Hill Cemetery

    Seymour, Connecticut

    41.2 miles from Peconic, NY

    Also known as Hookman’s Cemetery, Great Hill Cemetery's ghostly legend involves an alleged former cemetery caretaker who had a hook for a hand. He is said to have hanged himself from a tree nearby. Those who parked under the tree would hear his hook scraping along the car's roof.


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    John York Home

    North Stonington, Connecticut

    43 miles from Peconic, NY

    Originally built in 1741 as a home for businessman and farmer John York and family, the place eventually was turned into an inn and tavern, and remained as such for over 250 years. And of course, it is rumored to be haunted. So the story goes, two soldiers got into ...


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    Homespun Farm

    Griswold, Connecticut

    44.5 miles from Peconic, NY

    Reports say this bed-and-breakfast may no longer be in operation, but doubtless it is still home to its resident haunts. A friendly ghost they call Old Man Simon is the spirit Simon Brewster, one of the farm's original owners. He's been noticed watching over the tending of the garden area ...


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    Gunntown Cemetery

    Naugatuck, Connecticut

    45.2 miles from Peconic, NY

    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 ...


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    Holy Land USA

    Waterbury, Connecticut

    45.4 miles from Peconic, NY

    People have been known to become trapped, and unable to find their way out. Voices can be heard after sun set, and there have even been a few deaths within Holy Land. (Submitted by Kaylee-Jo)


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    Stepney Cemetery

    Monroe, Connecticut

    45.7 miles from Peconic, NY

    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 ...


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    Union Cemetery

    Easton, Connecticut

    46.1 miles from Peconic, NY

    Those who photograph the cemetery have found later that orbs, mists, light rods, and even apparitions have appeared in the photos. One ghost here is known as the White Lady, who is reported to have begun appearing in the late 1940s. Several people have videotaped and photographed her. Some passersby ...


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    Block Island

    New Shoreham, Rhode Island

    46.4 miles from Peconic, NY

    Part of Rhode Island, this Atlantic Ocean island about 13 miles south of Rhode Island is rumored to be haunted. Witnesses describe strange lights near the island's southern tip, and the sound of a crying child has been heard. The haunting is believed to stem from a ship that caught ...


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    Gay City State Park

    Hebron, Connecticut

    46.7 miles from Peconic, NY

    Gay City State Park offers over 1,500 acres of recreational opportunities. Once an 18th-century village named after founding father John Gay, the area is believed to be haunted by spirits from its past. Stories tell of murders, one of a jewelry peddler and another of a blacksmith apprentice who was ...


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    Cedarcrest Hospital

    Newington, Connecticut

    47.4 miles from Peconic, NY

    Cedarcrest Hospital was demolished in 2013; the map shows where it was located. Folks say the early 1900s mental hospital was haunted; witnesses have heard screams and doors slamming and seen orbs.


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    Lake Compounce

    Bristol, Connecticut

    47.4 miles from Peconic, NY

    The oldest continuously operating theme park in the U.S. is rumored to be haunted. Its Starlight Ballroom was once the site of performances by the likes of Tommy Dorsey’s band with a young Frank Sinatra. As one could imagine, there is a lot of history in this park that dates ...


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    Capitol Theater

    Windham, Connecticut

    47.7 miles from Peconic, NY

    The ornate 1926 theater, in operation until 1973, sat empty for nearly 30 years until a 2002 renovation brought it back to life. An old theater legend involves a 1930s actress who was accidentally shot in the balcony. The shooter, her lover, was aiming for his rival, another lover of ...


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