ANCIENT & ABANDONED Category
ABANDONED INSANE ASYLUM.
Posted on April 14, 2021 Leave a Comment
Sometimes you wake up on a sunny, spring day and all you crave is a nice drive to an abandoned insane asylum. So last weekend we did just that. In the town of Medfield, Massachusetts lies a slowly decaying campus of brick buildings that made up what was the Medfield Insane Asylum. The property took […]
TERROR TRAIN DEPOT.
Posted on October 2, 2020 Leave a Comment
All you need to do is go for a walk or take a drive during this time of year and I guarantee you will encounter spooky things. This was proven last weekend when Uncle T and Auntie T found an abandoned train depot in the woods of New Hampshire. If I’m being completely honest, TNUC […]
THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY.
Posted on October 21, 2019 4 Comments
It’s time Uncle T tells the sad story of how he was 99.9% close to being the proud owner of a 15-foot, ceramic grim reaper head from “America’s Horror Theme Park”, the original Spooky World. If you’re a regular around here, than you’ve had to put up with Uncle T’s constant babbling about the old […]
LET’S SCARE UNCLE T TO DEATH.
Posted on July 2, 2019 2 Comments
In the summer of 1971, the whack-job horror movie titled Let’s Scare Jessica To Death was released. Forty-eight years later, a whack-job manimal named Uncle T paid a visit to Old Saybrook, Connecticut to visit the terrifying house seen in the movie! But first, a little plot explanation for people who maybe aren’t familiar with […]
OLD TOWN BURIAL GROUND.
Posted on May 9, 2018 3 Comments
Is it awkward to think of a cemetery as a dreamy place? Because that’s exactly what the oldest cemetery on Cape Cod felt like on this sunny afternoon in May. Uncle T paid a visit to the ancient burial grounds of Sandwich, Massachusetts’ Old Town Cemetery to pay his respects and bask in the salty […]
OCTOBER’S LOCAL HOT SPOT OF THE MONTH: (REVISITING) SPOOKY WORLD!
Posted on October 20, 2016 12 Comments
Longtime readers of this sacred land should know how near and dear the original SPOOKY WORLD aka “America’s Horror Theme Park” is to my heart. For years I’ve reminisced about how special Spooky World’s original Berlin, Massachusetts establishment was, while building a collection of nostalgic artifacts from eBay, Etsy and unearthed gold at yard sales (usually supplied by […]