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The redheaded hitchhiker, who is said to haunt a stretch of Route 44 in Rehoboth, always wears a red flannel shirt. When he vanishes (and he always vanishes), he leaves behind a burning cigarette and the sound of his maniacal laughter. “Make sure you keep this seat clear,” John Horrigan says, as he and Matt Moniz climb into the front seats of the red Honda Element. “The hitchhiker likes cars with three
The Phantom Hitchhiker of Route 44 Many people have encountered the spectre of a long dead hitchhiker along the wooded area of Route 44 while driving from Seekonk to Rehoboth. The man is sometimes well kept, other times he is dirty with his clothes in disarray. A few details that remain constant in every encounter: his hair is always red, and he’s always dressed in a plaid shirt.
Many believe the secret to the dolls lies in the history of the house and property. During a two-week cold wave in the winter of 1871, a train crashed two-hundred feet from the house, killing 22 people on impact. Often times the dolls are found pointing towards the area of the crash site. Other times, they’re discovered with their heads looking towards the only other historical house left of the street, which has sat abandoned for many years. The house was built in 1845
The "lovely" Primwaddle Twins, Mort and Harvey, circa 1929. Their mother, Discordia's husband left after seeing the homely pair. Embittered to men, left alone to raise boys, she insisted they were girls, and got away with it home-schooling them for 17 years; until Mort learned otherwise. The teenagers murdered her in her sleep, strangled in chiffon, here eyes gouged out and replaced with doll eyes.
A teenage boy drove his date to a dark and deserted Lovers' Lane for a make-out session. After turning on the radio for mood music, he leaned over and began kissing the girl. A short while later, the music suddenly stopped and an announcer's voice came on, warning in an urgent tone that a convicted murderer had just escaped from the state insane asylum — which happened to be located not far from Lovers' Lane — and that anyone who noticed a strange man lurking about with a hook ...