Where the Spirits of the Sea Roam Free

East Lyme, Connecticut may be a small coastal town, but it has a rich history of maritime folklore and ghost stories that will leave you feeling haunted long after you leave its shores.

First settled in the mid-17th century, East Lyme was originally known as “Black Point” and was a thriving port town. But with its rich history came its fair share of tragedy and ghost stories.

One of the most well-known stories in East Lyme is that of the Black Point Inn, a former hotel that was built in the 1870s. Legend has it that a young bride was jilted at the altar and took her own life in one of the hotel’s rooms. Guests have reported hearing her cries for help, seeing her ghostly apparition in the halls, and feeling a chill in the air that seems to follow them wherever they go.

Another haunted spot in East Lyme is the Smith-Harris House, a historic homestead that dates back to the 1700s. Visitors have reported seeing the ghostly apparition of a young girl in a yellow dress. Some speculate that the girl’s ghost may be trying to communicate something, as she’s often seen wandering around the house with a sad expression on her face.

But perhaps the most intriguing ghost story in East Lyme is that of the “ghost ship” that has been seen off the coast for centuries. Legend has it that a ship carrying a group of pirates and their treasure sank off the coast of East Lyme, and that their spirits still haunt the waters to this day. Locals and tourists alike have reported seeing the eerie silhouette of a ship at night, and some have even claimed to hear the sounds of ghostly pirates singing and laughing in the wind.

But it’s not all doom and gloom in East Lyme — the town also has a thriving arts and culture scene, with many local artists and musicians calling it home.

So if you’re looking for a town with a rich history of maritime folklore, ghost stories, and more, East Lyme is the place for you. But be warned — the spirits of the sea roam free here, and you may just find yourself feeling haunted long after you leave its shores.

Dig Deeper Into the Dark History of New London County

With vivid storytelling, captivating imagery, and a wealth of historical and cultural context, “Ghosts of New London County” is an essential read for anyone with an interest in the unknown.

So come along on this journey into the heart of darkness, and discover the secrets that lie hidden in the shadows of New London County. Who knows what you might find?

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