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New Jersey's Haunted Museums - Haunts with Shocking History

As with ##Region##'s Haunted Theaters, many of ##Region##'s local Museums are believed to be haunted as well. Home to a variety of historical items and artifacts, museums are a well known hot-spot for paranormal activity. It's widely believed that some spirits latch on, or tether themselves to items that were of great importance to them before passing, and as home to numerous historical artifacts, it's no wonder that some spirits make their home at museums! Some museums are even located on historical grounds - battlefields, historical homes, old prisons, and other historically significant locales where soldiers, politicians, writers, and many others lived, and passed on. Find out more about ##Region##'s real Haunted History - visit a local Haunted Museum today!
 
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    The Red Mill Museum Village was known as the Red Mill in history. It was built by Ralph Hunt and operated between 1810-1928 as an industrial mill. At its start, it was a mill processing plant for wool and then from 1828 to 1834, it expanded to also grind feed, flour and stone plaster, as well as sold chestnut wood for rails, according to Read More

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    Built in 1751, the Old Dutch Parsonage was moved to its current location in 1913. The location is rumored to be quite haunted, with banging, objects being moved around in the night and screaming. The Wallace House is also believed to have a friendly spirit that taps your shoulders or tugs on clothing of guests and guides during tours. During the Revolutionary War, this is the location... Read More

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  •   Absecon Lighthouse Atlantic City, NJ
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    The Absecon Lighthouse overlooks the Absecon Inlet. It stands as the tallest lighthouse in New Jersey, at 171 feet and 228 steps. It served from 1857 to 1933 and now stands restored. It was built to prevent the tragedy of 1854 from happening again. In 1854, the Powhatan wrecked nearby and killed 311 passengers and crew members, and causing the Absecon Inlet to be nicknamed Graveyard... Read More

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  • Kean University Union, NJ
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    Kean University was established in 1855 in Newark and was originally named the Newark Normal School. In 1958, Kean College moved to Union and then became Kean University in 1997. It is said the school is haunted by ghosts. Among the areas of the school haunted include the Wilkins Theater. According to Read More

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  •   Cape May Cape May, NJ
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    Cape May is known as “The Nation’s Oldest Seashore Resort,” but it is also host to a variety of haunted places! Cape May makes a perfect spot to go on a ghost tour with numerous haunts. Some of the hotel haunts include Washington Inn, where you may hear the mysterious voice of an elderly woman, or witness a ghostly little girl named Elizabeth call out the names of the wait staff. At... Read More

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  •   Ringwood Manor Ringwood, NJ
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    Ringwood Manor was first built in 1740, but it took years and a change of ownership before it turned into the sprawling 51-room mansion that stands today. Today the manor is a museum open for tours, but at one point it belonged to General Robert Erskine, who ran an iron works and was also the Geographer and Surveyor-General (map maker) for George Washington during the... Read More

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  •   Collings-Knight House Oaklyn, NJ
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    This home dates back to the 19th Century and was built by Edward Zane Collings. It is rumored to be haunted by shadowy figures, disembodied voices and footsteps. Read More

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  •   James and Ann Whitall House National Park, NJ
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    This 1770's house was home to Quakers James and Ann Whitall, and was temporarily used as a field hospital during the Revolutionary War. It is rumored to be haunted by ghostly soliders; witnesses have heard moans, breathing, and voices in the rooms that were used for first aid. Cold spots have been reported as well. Read More

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  •   Allaire Village Farmingdale, NJ
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    Allaire Village is an 1800s living history museum located within Allaire State Park. It was known as an iron-producing, factory-town that was a “self-sufficient community,” according to “The Historic Village of Allaire.” The public today can experience how life was back then in the iron industry and some of its ghostly inhabitants. It... Read More

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