Raritan Public Library

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The historic Raritan Public Library is said to be haunted by a former librarian. Lights have been known to turn on and off by themselves, and books move on their own. Even more spooky, locals have seen the apparition of an elderly woman in the window and also in the adjacent garden.

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Geographic Information

Address:
54 E Somerset St
Raritan, NJ 08869
United States

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GPS:
40.56882, -74.6290439
County:
Somerset County, New Jersey
Nearest Towns:
Raritan, NJ (0.2 mi.)
Somerville, NJ (1.1 mi.)
Bradley Gardens, NJ (1.4 mi.)
Green Knoll, NJ (2.3 mi.)
Bridgewater, NJ (2.4 mi.)
Finderne, NJ (2.7 mi.)
Manville, NJ (2.9 mi.)
Weston, NJ (3.1 mi.)
Zarephath, NJ (3.6 mi.)
Martinsville, NJ (4.3 mi.)

Contact Information

Web:
http://raritanlibrary.org

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  1. Heather McFalls  |  

    the raritan public library is in fact the old general frelenguyzen house me and my brother have seen the apparition of the general on the 2nd floor of the library he is said to have died there though i do not know if he died there or in battle we were around 8 and 10 at the time but i know what i saw and it creeped me out if you want to se qhat the general looks like all you have to do is walk into the front door of the library and proceed to the room on the left which is the adult reading room his picture is straight ahead on the wall also the old librarian miss jackie said that when she is by her self she has heard books fly off the shelves and she would have all books put away and there would be books out in the childrens room when she opened up the next day she has heard footsteps and someone talking when she is alone she has since retired from the library about7 or 8 years ago i have lived in that town ost of my life and i know what i saw and i would not go there at night

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