Middleborough Historical Association to present

 

“The Haunted History of New England”

On Wed. October 5 2016 at 6:30 at the Association’s membership meeting Chris Daley will present his program “The Haunted History of New England”. It will be held at the Middleborough Historic Museum on Jackson St.

This is a one hour slide presentation that also incorporates video footage. The presentation melds historical fact together with legend and myth to produce an interesting and fascinating new look at events that really happened and the stories of haunting that followed them.

The topics addressed in the lecture will be Mercy Brown “The Vampire” of Exeter Rhode Island, the cursed Freetown State Forest in Massachusetts, The horrors of  the Lizzie Borden House in Fall River Massachusetts, The Nine Men’s Misery in Cumberland Rhode Island, a haunted forest in the wilds of Connecticut, the ghostly happenings at Mount Washington Hotel in New Hampshire, accused witch Giles Corey and the “Curse of Salem”, the spirits of Burial Hill in Plymouth Massachusetts and evidence of ghosts at the John Alden House in Duxbury Massachusetts.

Light refreshments will follow the program.