Fenwood Gazette

The Fenwood Coven

Posted by Patrick Valenza on

  New clues have surfaced following the exhumation of our misunderstood heroine, Mildred Payne. In this recently discovered photo, we see 4 mysterious members of what was known as "The Fenwood Coven".These women were rumored responsible for a series of unsolved murders in the Valley Park, Foster's Meadow Township, however, no conclusive evidence of them being involve in a crime was ever produced.How these vile witches came to know Mildred is yet unknown.As always, our investigation continues....

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Mildred Payne 1933

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  In a recently discovered photograph, we see a pensive Mildred Payne looking towards a future that would never be. Hemlock House sits in like a mausoleum in the background. It was here, on the grounds of Fenwood, that the first birds became demons.... 

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Mildred Payne 1972 ???

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In 1972, a local Valley Park woman came forward claiming to be Mildred Payne, who had been missing (and presumed dead) since the great asylum fire of 1933.  Known simply as Mad Millie to neighbors, she is pictured above casting magic spells over her coven of wild cats. It was reported that the photographers were amazed at Millie’s power over the felines, until a chunk of tuna dropped from her skirt and fell on the sidewalk. It was obvious that this impostor was not the legendary Red Witch after all.   Mildred’s fate remains a mystery…….

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The Great Asylum Fire of 1933

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VIDEO: In October, 1933, a tremendous fire ripped through Fenwood Asylum, killing 13 people. That tragic night was the last anyone ever heard of Mildred "The Red Witch" Payne.   In the Fall of 1933, a roaring blaze swept through the South Wing of our beautiful Fenwood Asylum. Although the cause was never determined, many believed it to have been started by inmate Mildred “The Red Witch” Payne after one of her frequent tantrums.   13 causalities were reported, including several horses trapped in a nearby stable. The horse’s horrifying cries were heard that night by residents as far away as Eastbury. Mildred...

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MOTHER ROSE

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Researchers at Fenwood Asylum have discovered  the only known photo of ROSE PAYNE, mother of Mildred, who was murdered by an unknown assailant in 1926. It is reported that Mildred's connection with the spirit realm intensified to an unhealthy obsession after finding her mothers mutilated corpse behind the tool shed. After combing the Valley Park and Asylum archives, this is what we have learned so far:*Rose Payne (née Unknown): Born 1888 - Died Tragically 1926*Possible Gypsy heritage. *Withdrawn personality-No known acquaintances.*Reported as mentally unstable--possible onset of mid-life schizophrenia. *Avid Tarot Reader*Joined in (Un)Holy Matrimony 1910 to Wallace Payne (Died.-1933, Apparent Suicide)--Photo Unavailable It has been reported...

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