Haunted Places in Erma, New Jersey



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    Washington Inn

    Cape May, New Jersey

    3.1 miles from Erma, NJ

    You may hear the voice of an elderly woman here, and there is also a ghostly little girl named Elizabeth who may call out the wait staff's names. There was at least one incident in which the little girl ghost appeared sitting at a table in a photo taken by ...


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    The Southern Mansion

    Cape May, New Jersey

    3.2 miles from Erma, NJ

    Some claim that the Southern Mansion is haunted by numerous spirits but the most frequently seen and well-known is a female ghost that they call Esther. People claim to hear her laughing and hear the rustle of her dress and smell her perfume. Others claim to see a soldier ...


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    Higbee Beach

    Cape May, New Jersey

    3.2 miles from Erma, NJ

    At this wildlife reserve and beach, locals tell of the ghost of Higbee himself, who appears when anyone approaches his grave. Higbee is believed to be seen chasing another ghost, that of a slave, down the woodsy trails. Townsfolk also tell of a ghostly sailor who appears at the top ...


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    Sea Holly Inn

    Cape May, New Jersey

    3.4 miles from Erma, NJ

    Haunted by a reported two ghosts, one an older man and the other a young woman who is believed to be a servant. People on the second floor claim to see apparitions in their bedroom and hear conversations when no one was there.


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    John F. Craig House Bed and Breakfast

    Cape May, New Jersey

    3.4 miles from Erma, NJ

    Although this bed-and-breakfast is reportedly no longer open for business, folks who have been employed here or stayed here in the past have said that rooms 4 and 5 are haunted by two spirits. Room 4, known as the Susan Craig Room, was said to be haunted by the spirit ...


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    Queen Victoria Inn

    Cape May, New Jersey

    3.5 miles from Erma, NJ

    Housed inside an 1880's mansion, this historic inn was formerly a bordello and gambling parlour before its conversion to bed and breakfast accommodation. Guests staying in the Princess Louise Room have reportedly come across the apparition of a brothel madam, who has been seen and heard in the early ...


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    Hotel Macomber

    Cape May, New Jersey

    3.5 miles from Erma, NJ

    Allegedly haunted by the ghost of a former frequent guest as well as a former employee. People hear banging, items move and doors open and close on their own. If you are looking for a haunted room, you might want to try room #10. People claim that this ...


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    Windward House

    Cape May, New Jersey

    3.5 miles from Erma, NJ

    The most activity is reported in the third floor Wicker Room. Guests report moving objects and items going missing. The ghost is believed to be a young Irish girl that the employees refer to as Bridgette. She has a reputation for taking earrings that are placed on the ...


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    Poor Richard's Inn

    Cape May, New Jersey

    3.5 miles from Erma, NJ

    This historic inn is located on one of the most haunted streets in town, and is certainly no exception. Guests and staff have reported many strange occurrences over the years, with Room #007 seeming the most popular with the spirit set. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Inn at 22 Jackson

    Cape May, New Jersey

    3.5 miles from Erma, NJ

    Haunted by a ghost they call Esmerelda who mostly occupies the turret room, the ghost is occasionally seen by guests.


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    Winterwood Gift Shop

    Middle Township, New Jersey

    3.6 miles from Erma, NJ

    A ghost named Hestor is said to haunt the Winterwood Gift Shop, once known as Hildreth House. The historic 1772 structure was originally built by Joshua Hildreth; it was sold to the Sawyer family in 1978. It has long been thought to be haunted, with apparitions, flickering lights, moving objects ...


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    Cape May Bunker - Battery 223

    Cape May, New Jersey

    4.3 miles from Erma, NJ

    At this World War II bunker with a magazine that once was used to house guns for use against Nazi subs, a phantom crew has been seen. Soldiers' ghosts have been reported both in the bunker and on the beach.


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    Cape May County Historical Museum

    Middle Township, New Jersey

    9.5 miles from Erma, NJ

    According to reports, the museum is haunted by a spirit who has a loud voice.


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    Henry Ludlam Inn

    Woodbine, New Jersey

    15.2 miles from Erma, NJ

    Unexplained sounds and occurrences are said to abound here. Note: The inn is reported to be closed at this time.


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    Cape Henlopen State Park

    Lewes, Delaware

    18 miles from Erma, NJ

    Location is near the campground bicycle trail adjacent from Spotting Tower 12 underneath what appears to be a dune. Face of phantom soldier seen inside while recording video, have been growled at while standing outside the bunker with no animal tracks in sight, the only tracks were our own, and ...


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    Cannonball House

    Lewes, Delaware

    18.8 miles from Erma, NJ

    This home dates back to 1765 and is one of the most well-known buildings in Lewes, Delaware. It survived the 1813 shelling of Lewes by the British during the War of 1812, and still has a cannonball lodged in its side to this day (hence the name of the home). ...


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    Bay Oaks

    Lewes, Delaware

    18.9 miles from Erma, NJ

    This subdivision is said to be built over the site where a massacre took place, involving Native Americans who attacked Dutch settlers. Pottery and arrowheads have been found on the grounds. It is reported that spirits here usually show themselves only to those of Dutch ancestry. Streaks and orbs have ...


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    The Flanders Hotel

    Ocean City, New Jersey

    27 miles from Erma, NJ

    The ghost at this historic hotel is known as Emily or the Lady in White. She is most often seen at the Hall of Mirrors. Reports say a portrait of her can be seen inside the hotel.


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    Ocean City Mansion

    Ocean City, New Jersey

    27.7 miles from Erma, NJ

    The Honeymoon Suite is apparently haunted. People report items moving, and the sounds of footsteps and voices.


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    John Dickinson Plantation

    Dover, Delaware

    30.2 miles from Erma, NJ

    John Dickinson Plantation is said to be haunted by John Dickinson himself, also known as the "penman of the Revolutionary War." The sound of a quill pen writing on parchment has been recorded in his den and his bed mysteriously becomes rumpled in the afternoons, as if he has taken ...


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    Addy Sea Inn

    Bethany Beach, Delaware

    31.3 miles from Erma, NJ

    The reports of haunting at Addy Sea Inn are fairly standard. Room 1 of the Addy apparently has a shaking bathtub though there has been no investigation into the plumbing and no reports of whether the shaking occurs when water is turned on or off has been documented. In Room ...


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    Highway 12 West

    Felton, Delaware

    31.6 miles from Erma, NJ

    A ghost dog with glowing red eyes is said to walk this stretch, according to local legend. So the story goes, an angry tenant murdered his landlord, ground up the body and fed it to his dog. The ghost dog has been seen at the roadside by nighttime drivers.


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    Brick Hotel On The Circle

    Georgetown, Delaware

    32.7 miles from Erma, NJ

    This former nineteenth century hotel was formerly a public house, and was associated with a rough crowd in the old days. The building has a lot of history, which includes a fair amount of ghostly activity. Reports indicate that orbs appear in photographs, doors are unlocked and opened by ...


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    Abbott House

    Hamilton Township, New Jersey

    34 miles from Erma, NJ

    On the top floor of this beautiful bed-and-breakfast lives a ghostly little girl who has been seen and heard bouncing a ball.


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    The Green

    Dover, Delaware

    35.2 miles from Erma, NJ

    The apparition of an angry judge is said to walk among the tombstones nearby and out onto the Green. The historic park near the courthouse and the State House, laid out in 1717, is the site where Delaware voted to ratify the U.S. Constitution.


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    Woodburn Governor's House

    Dover, Delaware

    35.3 miles from Erma, NJ

    The 1790 mansion is said to be haunted by some wine-loving ghosts, known to empty a decanter that was filled every night. Among the ghosts reported here for decades are the apparition of former owner Dr. M.W. Bates' father, another apparition of a man who wears a white wig, a ...


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    The Governor's Cafe

    Dover, Delaware

    35.3 miles from Erma, NJ

    The building that houses the Governor's Cafe dates back to 1857 and is said to be haunted. But you don't have to stay up all night or wait until after closing time to witness a ghost here. Reports say that if you look closely at the paintings of historic Dover ...


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    Trump Taj Mahal

    Atlantic City, New Jersey

    37 miles from Erma, NJ

    Reports say a ghost who appears at the hotel every night around midnight is the spirit of a man who jumped to his death from the tenth floor.


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    Long Cemetery - Catman's Grave

    Frankford, Delaware

    37.3 miles from Erma, NJ

    Local legend has it that a Catman creature, in life a graveyard caretaker who had catlike features, watches over the cemetery from beyound the grave. He is said to scare away teens who come to the graveyard to party. Some say he's buried in an above-ground tomb in the center ...


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    Absecon Lighthouse

    Atlantic City, New Jersey

    37.5 miles from Erma, NJ

    Nearby in 1854, the Powhatan wrecked, killing 311 passengers and crew members, and causing the Absecon Inlet to be nicknamed Graveyard Inlet. So the Absecon Lighthouse was built in an attempt to prevent another tragedy. It served from 1857 until 1933, and now stands restored. Ghosts have been seen here ...


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    Dr. Jonathan Pitney House

    Absecon, New Jersey

    37.7 miles from Erma, NJ

    Reports say guests staying at the private cottage heard the unexplained sound of soft fife music.


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    Woodland Beach

    Smyrna, Delaware

    38.8 miles from Erma, NJ

    Here you can find old pier tiers, leftovers from a 1900s boardwalk. Locals say on moonlit nights, apparitions can be seen walking over the place where the boardwalk used to be.


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    Ye Olde Centerton Inn

    Pittsgrove Township, New Jersey

    40.1 miles from Erma, NJ

    Two spirits are said to reside here: One, a little girl who can be heard crying in the upstairs dining room, and two, a former maitre d' who creates cold patches in the same dining room.


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    Old Gumboro Homestead

    Millsboro, Delaware

    42.6 miles from Erma, NJ

    The small township of Gumboro is renowned for it's haunted homestead. The sound of heavy breathing and disembodied footsteps have been reported in the old house, as well as spectral figures moving across the yard. A harmonica can also heard be played in the early hours of morning or late ...


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    Belmont Hall

    Smyrna, Delaware

    42.8 miles from Erma, NJ

    The historic Belmont Hall is believed to be haunted by the spirit of a guard who, during the American Revolution, was shot to death on the building's Captain's Walk. Reports say his blood is still visible where he collapsed and died on the second floor.


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    Airport Road

    Seaford, Delaware

    43.3 miles from Erma, NJ

    Two ghosts are rumored to appear walking along this road. One is a Confederate soldier's apparition. The other, which is said to show up on Valentine's Day, is the ghost of a weeping bride.


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    Witch's Tree

    Whaleyville, Maryland

    43.4 miles from Erma, NJ

    This gnarled, bizarre-looking cypress tree is often said to be in Selbyville, Delaware, but it is in fact on Swamp Road just over the state line in Whaleyville, MD (see the map for the precise location). Almost everyone who has ever walked up to the tree has experienced something ...


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    Smyrna Museum

    Smyrna, Delaware

    43.4 miles from Erma, NJ

    The house in which the museum resides was used as a barracks during the War of 1812 and a center for drafting Union soldiers in the Civil War. Witnesses have heard unexplained voices and sounds, seen things moving on their own, and reported a feeling of being watched.


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    Iona Lake Inn - Lake House Restaurant

    Franklin, New Jersey

    43.5 miles from Erma, NJ

    Formerly the Iona Lake Inn, this is now LAKE HOUSE RESTAURANT. At some time it also has been Jake's Italian Restaurant. A ghost named Victor is said to haunt here, along with a Lady in Black. The original owners also are said to linger here.


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    Blevin's House

    Smyrna, Delaware

    43.6 miles from Erma, NJ

    This late nineteenth century property is haunted by several eerie apparitions. Ghostly balls of light can be seen drifting through the hallways and rooms of the house, or from outside in the garden. Disembodied voices and footsteps can be heard late at night when there is no one around. ...


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    Berry's Chapel

    Salem, New Jersey

    44.6 miles from Erma, NJ

    Berry's Chapel, according to a 1964 publication, lies in what was once a small African-American settlement in the pine woods, but now lies in ruins. Many ghost tales are told about it, including that Rev. Berry was lynched or murdered his family (there is no basis for either rumor). Some ...


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    Black Diamond Road

    Smyrna, Delaware

    45.9 miles from Erma, NJ

    Local legends say the development here was built on an old Native American graveyard, which may be the reason that witnesses have seen unexplained glowing lights and the folks who live here say when they take photographs at home, orbs sometimes appear in the pictures.


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    The Henry Hotel

    Ocean City, Maryland

    46.2 miles from Erma, NJ

    The historic building was built around 1895 as a boarding house for black workers, and was bought by a local family during a time of racial segregation. Serving as the first 'coloured' hotel in town as the owners advertised it, the establishment attracted many notable musicians during its time. ...


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    Adkin's Hardware Store

    Berlin, Maryland

    48.2 miles from Erma, NJ

    This old-fashioned hardware store and company dates back to around 1906, and has served the town for over a hundred years. It is rumoured to be haunted by a former owner, who has been heard moving through the aisles after the business has closed for the night. The business ...


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    Atlantic Hotel

    Berlin, Maryland

    48.3 miles from Erma, NJ

    The ghost of a young girl riding a tricycle has been seen and heard in the hallways of the hotel. Objects move around by themselves, and lights go on and off when there’s no one around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Old Maggie's Bridge

    Seaford, Delaware

    48.8 miles from Erma, NJ

    Local legend tells of a pregnant woman named Maggie who was killed in an auto accident on the bridge. The legend says those who get out of their cars and call out "Maggie, I have your baby" are supposed to cause paranormal activity of some sort.


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    Rowan University

    Glassboro, New Jersey

    51.5 miles from Erma, NJ

    Ghost stories told at Rowan University include apparitions, a face in a mirror and objects that move by themselves in Bunce Hall, and spirits of former residents and professors who are said to roam the campus.


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    Cry Baby Bridge

    Millington, Maryland

    53.3 miles from Erma, NJ

    Local legend tells of a teenage mother who gave birth to a deformed baby. She threw him off the bridge, and he is now a ghost with very strong legs, prone to knocking down trees with his crying fits. It is said that the fallen trees all over the area ...


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    Seven Stars Tavern

    Pilesgrove, New Jersey

    53.9 miles from Erma, NJ

    Seven Stars Tavern, now a private residence, is an 18th-century historic building rumored to have more than its share of spirits--the paranormal kind. One haunt here may be Bluebeard, a pirate whose body was found at Oldman's Creek nearby, with his head twisted around. Another is a Tory spy ...


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    Fort Delaware

    Delaware City, Delaware

    54.9 miles from Erma, NJ

    Seen on the TV show Ghost Hunters, this fort, now a state park, is said to be haunted by Confederate soldiers who were imprisoned here during the Civil War. Apparitions of the soldiers have been seen watching tour groups pass by, and many have appeared in tourists' photographs. Other paranormal ...


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