Cape May County Historical Museum

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The Cape May County Historical Museum is housed in the 1730 Memucan Hughes House (aka the Colonial House), the oldest structure in Cape May. According to reports, the museum is haunted by a spirit who has a loud voice.

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504 Route 9 North
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
United States

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39.09622175314253, -74.81247836349206
Cape May County, New Jersey
Nearest Towns:
Cape May Court House, NJ (1.1 mi.)
Burleigh, NJ (4.1 mi.)
Stone Harbor, NJ (4.3 mi.)
Whitesboro-Burleigh, NJ (4.6 mi.)
Avalon, NJ (5.1 mi.)
West Wildwood, NJ (6.5 mi.)
North Wildwood, NJ (6.6 mi.)
Rio Grande, NJ (6.8 mi.)
Wildwood, NJ (7.2 mi.)
Sea Isle City, NJ (7.5 mi.)

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  1. Not real sure if the museum is actually haunted, but I spent 6 years in the nursing home located behind this museum, and Oceana is certainly haunted!!!

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