New England Legends

New England Legends Podcast 13 – Emily’s Haunted Bridge

Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger explore the legends and history of Gold Brook Bridge in Stowe, Vermont. Though it’s officially known as Gold Brook, locals call it “Emily’s Bridge” after the ghost said to haunt the structure....

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New England Legends Podcast 12 – Dover’s Haunted Mill

Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger explore the tragic fire that struck Cocheco Mill Number 1 in Dover, New Hampshire, on January 26, 1907. Six people perished as a result of the fire. Firefighters fought the blaze for 36 hours in...

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New England Legends Podcast 11 – The Rhode Island Stigmata

Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger explore the mysteries and legends of stigmata through America’s only reported case: Marie Rose Ferron of Woonsocket, Rhode Island. Stigmata occurs when a devoutly religious person mysteriously...

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New England Legends Podcast 10 – Captain Jedidy Cole and the Devil

Our 2017 Halloween Special! Do you know the story behind the jack-o-lantern? Did you know Cape Cod has its own version of the legend? Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger follow the tale of Captain Jedidy Cole’s ghost and his run from...

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Emmy-Nominated New England Legends Television Series Explores “Witchcraft” in its PBS Return

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – October 23, 2017 – New England has long been full of witchy tales. For those who practice the craft, there have been tribulations, and for some who never even cast a spell, there were trials. These...

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New England Legends Podcast 9 – Summoning Bloody Mary

Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger report LIVE from the bathroom mirror as they to try and summon Bloody Mary. What’s her backstory? What role does the mirror play? Does Ray get possessed? Tune in to find out! CREDITS: Produced and...

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New England Legends Podcast 8 – A Vampire in Vermont

Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger tell the tale of an alleged Vampire in Woodstock, Vermont, that dates back to 1830. The story goes a man named Corwin had his heart removed and burned… but did it happen? And was he the only vampire...

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New England Legends Podcast 7 – The Legend of the Green Monster

Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger discuss a 37-foot-tall New England monster that’s been witnessed by many millions of people from all over the world. But what makes this more than a historical curiosity, and a true legend? Listen...

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New England Legends Podcast 6 – The Devil’s Footprint

Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger discuss the devil’s footprint rock that sits within a stone wall near a church and graveyard in Manchester, Maine. One fossilized print is said to be the devil, while the second is said to be that...

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New England Legends Podcast 5 – The UFO Abduction of Barney and Betty Hill

Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger discuss the strange UFO abduction case of Barney and Betty Hill of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, that took place on September 19-20, 1961. What was that strange light they saw in the night sky? Their...

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New England Legends Podcast 4 – The White Lady of Easton

Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger discuss the legend of the White Lady of Easton, Connecticut. Who is this mysterious lady in white who haunts the boneyard and along Route 59? Where do these White Lady traditions come...

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New England Legends Podcast 3 – The Conjuring

Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger discuss the movie The Conjuring, the story of Ed and Lorraine Warren’s investigation into the Perron Family’s haunted Harrisville, Rhode Island, home. But what really happened? Jeff and Ray talk...

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New England Legends Podcast 2 – To Weigh a Soul

Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger discuss the work of Dr. Duncan MacDougall of Haverhill, Massachusetts, who made headlines in 1901 for running experiments to try and prove his dying patients have a soul. Was he...

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New England Legends Podcast 1 – Dungeon Rock

Welcome to the New England Legends weekly podcast! In Episode 1, Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger discuss the legend of Dungeon Rock in Lynn, Massachusetts. Hiram Marble claims spirits told him where to dig for pirate treasure. He...

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New England Legends Series Comes to Amazon Prime

Emmy-nominated, independently-produced television program previously aired on PBS reaches new global audience through popular streaming service. June 20, 2017 – Springfield, MASS – New England Legends, the television series...

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An Evening of Ghost Stories and New England Legends Documentary

Set to the eerie photography of Frank Grace, some of New England’s leading authorities on spooks and legends share the history and haunts of the region. The documentary includes the making of the stage show, plus in-depth...

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To Weigh a Soul

In 1901, Dr. Duncan MacDougall of Haverhill, Massachusetts, believed he could prove humans have a soul. Working with six dying patients, MacDougall convinced them to perform an experiment at the moment of their death that could...

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Emmy-Nominated New England Legends Television Series Returns to PBS with “Eccentrics and Mad Scientists”

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – October 19, 2016 – New England is full of ghosts, monsters, and other mysteries that are more than just campfire tales. These legends and lore are as much a part of New England History as are the famous...

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Der Belsnickel

The Belsnickel is an old world Christmastime legend, but unlike Santa, in addition to rewarding the good children, he punishes the bad ones. Once relegated to history, the Belsnickel is making a comeback, and Legend Hunter Jeff...

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Edith Wharton’s The Mount

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edith Wharton’s home, The Mount, in Lenox, Massachusetts is renowned for its beauty and majesty – but there’s also a sinister side to it. Marital infidelities, madness, and death are...

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