New London Ledge Lighthouse facade

Tours to New London Ledge Lighthouse | Connecticut

The most infamous story regarding New London Ledge Lighthouse (also known as Ledge Light) is perhaps the ghost of Ernie. Legend says that Ernie, a former keeper of the lighthouse, committed suicide on the island after a squabble with her girlfriend. According to a spiritual session by two psychics Roger and Nancy Pile, Ernie had killed himself by cutting his throat with a fishing knife before falling into the ocean from the roof of the tower. His body was never found.