Spirits in the State of Steady Habits
by Elaine Kuzmeskus
Explore 31 of Connecticut's most haunted sites along with a clairvoyant with first hand knowledge of the spirits of whom she speaks! On this spectral tour encounter ghosts in famous homes, including the residences of Mark Twain and Harriet Beecher Stowe.
The lively spirits in Hartford, Fairfield, Litchfield County, Middlesex, New Haven, New London, Tolland, and Windham County are all revealed. Meet the ghost of a young murder victim haunting the Pettibone Tavern, the prisoners who never left the mines of Old New-Gate prison, and visit an abandoned town so cursed local residents have changed the name of the road leading to it to keep the curious away.
Connecticut's history of witchcraft and the Victorian sances of Hartford are also revealed. Fascinating text provides details of ghost-hunting methods used during research, useful methods for cleansing negative spirits, and directions to the sites. Everyone intrigued by ghosts and life beyond death will enjoy the thirty-two images that provide evidence of spirits moving among us.