Stratford in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Location. 41° 14.154′ N, 73° 6.659′ W. Marker is in Stratford, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Main Street (Connecticut Route 110) and Manor Hill Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in Boothe Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Stratford CT 06614, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Boothe Homestead (a few steps from this marker); Clocktower Museum (a few steps from this marker); Technocratic Cathedral (within shouting distance of this marker); Blacksmith Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); Merritt Parkway Toll Booth Plaza (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Liberty Rock (approx. 2.3 miles away); VFW Post 9460 Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away); Nichols, Conn. World War Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stratford.
Regarding Boothe Homestead.
People who visit feel that psychic and paranormal events are prevalent at the Boothe Homestead. People have seen the figure of a woman looking down from a top window at people walking by. There is also a weird amber-colored light that comes from this window from time to time as well. People also believe they have seen the ghost of Richard Boothe himself still walking around the grounds. There are many cold spots and unexplained noises from all over the residence when visiting the historic and mysterious Boothe Homestead.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Notable Buildings • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 27, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 910 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 27, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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