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Video Hanna Cranna widow of Captain Joseph Hovey the Wicked Witch of Monroe, CT

Updated: Oct 12, 2022

Devils Hopyard investigates the infamous legend of Hanna Cranna, a widowed old hag who terrorized the old Monroe, CT until her death in 1859/1860. So feared, the town could not even bring her up on charges for her outward threats to curse individuals who crossed her. In an interesting twist, some of the facts surrounding her life and death are scrutinized for accuracy. Is Monroe, CT Historical Society propagating a local myth?

Also mentions Curtis, French, Cutler's Farm, Captain Joseph Hovey,


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