Ayers-Allen House - Metuchen NJ Real Haunted Places

  • 16 Durham Ave
  • Metuchen, NJ
Listing Categories
Real Haunted Houses, Real Haunted Places
Open To Public
NOT Open to Public
Share Your Experiences
The Ayers-Allen House is a historic home that was built in 1740, located in Metuchen, New Jersey. It also goes by the name Allen House Tavern. It is said that it once served as “a tavern where British and Americans met to find common ground over a yard of ale,” according to Metuchen Matters. It sits yards away from where the British and American Revolutionary skirmish fought.

Some also believe the property was a stop on the Underground Railroad in the 1800’s. The home has two trap doors and a hidden room in the house.

Many believe the property is haunted. Some say the ghost of a Continental Army soldier exists here. Several ghosts have been seen on the premises, including a mother searching for her son who was killed by British soldiers, American Revolutionary soldiers, and even Hessian mercenaries. Some have even seen two Native American spirits who were unjustly hanged from a tree in the house’s yard.

Since 1985 the house has been listed on the New Jersey Register of Historic Places and National Register of Historic Places. It’s also been dubbed one of the most haunted places in Central Jersey by
Mouse over photos to see photo credits.
Nearby Real Haunts

Recently Shared Experiences & Comments

Share Your Experience or Comments - Ayers-Allen House
  • Click to rate
  • Do not use all capital letters. No profanity.
  • Tell Us About Your Experience(s) at Ayers-Allen House. Be specific.
  • Administrative use only. Will NOT be displayed
  • Did You Have a Paranormal Experience?
  • Have You Been To This Haunt?

  • Would you recommended to a friend?
Real Haunt Listing Info

Visitors to this page: 1,609
Last edit to this listing: 4/11/2017 (462 days ago)

Disclaimer: New Jersey Haunted Houses does not endorse or support trespassing to visit real haunts. Before you visit ANY local real haunt, make sure to acquire the appropriate permits and/or permissions, and be respectful of privately owned properties. Countless Haunt Hunters have been arrested, ticketed, and reprimanded by the authorities for trespassing. To avoid this, be sure to get in touch with the property owners before visiting a haunt, and respect their hours of operation, local regulations, and rules for visiting at all times. Happy haunting!
All information on this page was submitted to New Jersey Haunted Houses and was believed to be accurate at the time it was posted. Please report any inaccuracies here.