Fort Wadsworth

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At Fort Wadsworth, the apparition of a soldier may appear to walk through walls and moving vehicles. Other strange things have happened here: One witness said she flashed back to wartime where she was apparently inside the body of a curly-haired nurse. She saw wounded and dying soldiers all around, then a soldier grabbed her arm and yelled for her to get down. After a big explosion, she found herself again in the present day. Other witnesses reported similar occurrences, such as suddenly seeing wounded and dead soldiers all over the field and blinking their eyes to find the soldiers had vanished.

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Geographic Information

Address:
Dock Road
Staten Island, NY
United States

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GPS:
40.60550684642116, -74.05421054376347
County:
Richmond County, New York
Nearest Towns:
Bensonhurst, NY (3.2 mi.)
Coney Island, NY (3.7 mi.)
Bayonne, NJ (5.4 mi.)
Staten Island, NY (5.4 mi.)
Brooklyn, NY (6.3 mi.)
Bloomfield, NY (6.5 mi.)
New York City, NY (7.9 mi.)
Jersey City, NJ (8.6 mi.)
Elizabeth, NJ (9.1 mi.)
Carteret, NJ (9.3 mi.)

Contact Information

Web:
http://www.nps.gov/gate/historyculture/fort-wadsworth.htm

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