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Off The Path: The Mysterious Moodus Noises

A historical depiction of the area where the Moodus Noises occurred.
Courtesy of the New England Historical Society
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A historical depiction of the area where the Moodus Noises occurred.

Some of the first European settlers in Connecticut heard mysterious rumblings that came from a small mountain in the town of East Haddam. Those sounds have inspired centuries of spooky tales about witches, ghosts, demons and a mysterious wizard. Davis Dunavin reports as part of the WSHU series Off the Path from New York to Boston.

Davis Dunavin loves telling stories, whether on the radio or around the campfire. He started in Missouri and ended up in Connecticut, which, he'd like to point out, is the same geographic trajectory taken by Mark Twain.