Wachusett Dam & Reservoir

Before There Was A Dam

Myths, Mysteries & Curiosities 2

In my studies I have come across many rumors,  anomalies and unanswered questions about a wide range of things that may, or may not, remain under the water. With deeper research I was able to solve most of them and present them here for your curiosity and entertainment.



There’s a lot of rock in that dam. Where is the very first one? How about the last one?

Some unsightly staining began to appear on the face of the dam, almost from the start.     What is it?     Is it safe?

What was the exact route used to move the bodies from St. John’s Cemetery? Did they really go right through the center of town?

The Bouncing Bridge. What was it and how did it get its name? 

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