New England Legends Podcast

Each week, folklorist, author, and historian Jeff Belanger and radio host Ray Auger explore the ghosts, monsters, folklore, history, and legends of New England. If you give us about ten minutes, we’ll give you something strange to talk about today. The bizarre is closer than you think!

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The Patch Hollow Massacre

Updated 7 months ago.

In Episode 65 Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger trek into the woods of Wallingford, Vermont, in search of the 1831 Patch Hollow Massacre site. Along the way, the guys encounters tales of tar, feathers, and a man named Rolon Wheeler who put up the fight of his life. This is the true story of when the rumor mill turns fatal. This story could have been ripped from today’s headlines!