Church of St. Barnabas

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The church is allegedly haunted by two separate spirits, one is believed to be that of a former pastor and the other that of a former pastor’s wife, who died somewhere in the early 1900’s. She seems to be especially drawn to the children of pastors who live in the rectory and will visit them at night.

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U.S. 9
Irvington NY
United States

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41.039826169092706, -73.86538872090148
Westchester County, New York
Nearest Towns:
Irvington, NY (0.2 mi.)
Greenburgh, NY (1.3 mi.)
Dobbs Ferry, NY (1.8 mi.)
Ardsley, NY (2.3 mi.)
Tarrytown, NY (2.5 mi.)
Elmsford, NY (2.6 mi.)
Piermont, NY (2.8 mi.)
Sleepy Hollow, NY (3.2 mi.)
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY (3.2 mi.)
Sparkill, NY (3.3 mi.)


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