New England Legends

New England Legends Podcast 112 – XYZ Marks the Spot

In Episode 112, Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger explore Fountain Hill Cemetery in Deep River, Connecticut, in search of the grave of XYZ. Beneath the headstone resides a would-be bank robber who was gunned down in the act December...

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New England Legends Podcast 111 – Pembroke’s Murder Pillar

In Episode 111, Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger investigate the Pembroke, New Hampshire, Murder Pillar. This stone pillar sits far back from Academy Road, almost out of site at the tree line of the woods. The marker commemorates the...

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New England Legends Podcast 110 – Revere’s Ghostly Pirate

In Episode 110, Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger head to the Point of Pines section of Revere, Massachusetts, in search of buried treasure guarded by a ghostly pirate and his horse. In the 1690s, local Native American leader David...

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New England Legends Podcast 109 – Portland’s One-Legged Ghost

In Episode 109, Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger explore the shores of Portland, Maine, in search of the one-legged ghost of a British soldier who was allegedly shot here in October of 1775, shortly after British warships leveled the...

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New England Legends Podcast 108 – The Man-Eating Apple Tree

In Episode 108, Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger dig through the history of Providence, Rhode Island, in search of the roots of the story behind a man-eating apple tree that devoured state founder Roger Williams. In 1860, Rhode...

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New England Legends Podcast 107 – The Pond that Got Away

In Episode 107, Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger look for Long Pond in Glover, Vermont, because it was here in June of 1810 that miller Aaron Willson dealt with a horrible drought in a clever way. He had the brilliant idea of digging...

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New England Legends Podcast 106 – The Battle of the Frogs

In Episode 106, Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger stroll downtown Willimantic, and nearby Windham, Connecticut, is search of a French and Indian War battle site that left thousands dead in July of 1758. The region has never forgotten,...

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New England Legends Podcast 105 – The Witches of Weare

In Episode 105, Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger visit the small town of Weare, New Hampshire, in search of three witches from the earliest days of the town. The stories were documented in 1888 by town historian William Little and...

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New England Legends Podcast 104 – The Immortal Mad Scientist of Malden

In Episode 104, Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger walk the streets of Malden, Massachusetts, in search of Ephraim Gray, a mad scientist who may be close to 200 years old. They say in 1850, Ephraim Gray was laid in his grave. Half a...

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New England Legends Podcast 103 – Simeon Cary’s Gold-Hunting Chickens

In Episode 103, Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger visit the border town of Fort Fairfield, Maine, in search of Simeon Cary’s gold-hunting chickens. In 1898, Cary was quietly using chickens to peck for gold just over the Canadian...

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New England Legends Podcast 102 – The Jackson Pillar

In Episode 102, Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger visits the bushes next to Rt. 1 in South Kingston, Rhode Island, in search of the Jackson Pillar. This pillar is a stone monument telling the story of a gruesome murder of William...

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New England Legends Podcast 101 – The Ghost of Emily

In Episode 101, Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger explore the campus of Marlboro College in Vermont in search of the ghost of Emily Mather. They say Emily committed suicide after the man she loved took his own life because her parents...

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New England Legends Podcast 100 – Hunting Glastonbury’s Glawackus

In Episode 100, Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger drive around Glastonbury, Connecticut, in search of the Glawackus — a creature witnessed by hundreds of people back in 1939. Farm animals go missing, pets are killed, and hunters...

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New England Legends Podcast 99 – English Jack: The Hermit of the White Mountains

In Episode 99, Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger hike up to Crawford Notch in New Hampshire in search of English Jack: The Hermit of the White Mountains. In the late 1800s, this enterprising man lived in a shack in the woods selling...

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New England Legends Podcast 98 – An Infantryman Named Robert

In Episode 98, Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger celebrate Independence Day in Sharon, Massachusetts, exploring the story of a Revolutionary War hero who never achieved a fancy rank, but he made all the difference. His is a story not...

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New England Legends Podcast 97 – The Ghosts of Fort William Henry

In Episode 97, Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger explore the ruins of Fort William Henry near Pemaquid Beach, Maine, in search of a Native American ghost who dates back to the time of the King William’s War. A horrible atrocity took...

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New England Legends Podcast 96 – The Block Ness Monster

In Episode 96, Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger sail out to Block Island in search of a Rhode Island legend that dates back to June of 1996. Commercial fishermen J.T. Pinney and Gary Hall hauled up a strange skeleton with their nets....

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New England Legends Podcast 95 – Glastenbury Mountain and the Bennington Triangle

In Episode 95, Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger climb Glastenbury Mountain near Bennington, Vermont, in search of monsters, a ghost town, a man-eating rock, and five people who went missing between 1945 and 1950. There have been so...

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New England Legends Podcast 94 – Spider Gates Cemetery

In Episode 94, Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger haunt Spider Gates Cemetery in Leicester, Massachusetts, in search of the hanging tree, eight gates to hell, ghosts, roads that appear and disappear, robed figures, and cult rituals....

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New England Legends Podcast 93 – Yo Ho Ho and a Barrel of Buried Rum

In Episode 93, Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger explore Liberty Hill Cemetery in Lebanon, Connecticut, where they say there’s a barrel of rum buried beneath one of the headstones. And the word is, there’s a local sea captain who...

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