Garibaldi-Meucci Museum

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The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum is rumored to be haunted by former owner Antonion Meucci’s wife Ester, who was buried in the front yard. Ester was bedridden, and phantom groans and coughing have been heard at the museum. Italian war hero Giuseppe Garibaldi may linger here in spirit as well.

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    420 Tompkins Ave
    Staten Island, NY 10305
    United States

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    40.615207, -74.07381299999997
    Richmond County, New York
    Nearest Towns:
    Bayonne, NJ (4.3 mi.)
    Bensonhurst, NY (4.3 mi.)
    Coney Island, NY (4.9 mi.)
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    Brooklyn, NY (6.9 mi.)
    New York City, NY (7.7 mi.)
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