Category: Legends

  • Freetown-Fall River State Forest

    Freetown-Fall River State Forest

    Assonet/ Fall River, Massachusetts The Freetown State Forest has a tragic history that stretches back centuries to a time when this country’s earliest European settlers and established native settlers clashed over its boundaries. Tales of war, suicide, curses and sacrifice stain the grounds of this hallowed area. It exists in what is infamously known as […]

  • Spider Gates- Leicester, MA

    Spider Gates- Leicester, MA

    Photocredit: Ethan Ireland, 2020 “Dear Ancestor” Your tomb stands among the rest Neglected and Alone The name and birth date are chiseled out on polished stone. It reaches out to all who care It is too late to mourn, You did not know that I exist You died and I was born. Yet each of […]

  • Danvers State Hospital-Danvers, MA

    Danvers State Hospital-Danvers, MA

    Ethan Ireland, 2020, Legends&Lore The Bradlee Danvers apartment complex sits high on a hill overlooking the town of Danvers, Massachusetts. Like a scar that’s healed, it reminds us of a darker time. It even shares the same facade, carefully preserved by the demolition crew in 2006 when Danvers State Hospital was finally dismantled after it’s […]

  • Antioch

    The cemetery around the back of the church is wrapped in rusting iron, the only way in or out is through the tall arch that reads ANTIOCH CEMETERY 1910. This plot of the land feels out of place. It is remembered and cared for. A dusting of green and yellow Bermudagrass is well manicured, the […]