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 Adventures of John Capen Adams

Updated 12 months ago.

In Episode 41 Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger visit Bay Path Cemetery in Charlton, Massachusetts, to visit the grave of John Capen Adams, a man who went on to inspire a folk hero legend, books, a popular television series in the 1970s, and a generation of kids eager to explore the great outdoors and tame wild animals. So who is John Capen Adams?