Higbee Beach

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At this wildlife reserve and beach, locals tell of the ghost of Higbee himself, who appears when anyone approaches his grave. Higbee is believed to be seen chasing another ghost, that of a slave, down the woodsy trails. Townsfolk also tell of a ghostly sailor who appears at the top of a dune, and then disappears just as quickly.

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Higbee Beach
Cape May, NJ
United States

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38.96175581924925, -74.96317863551673
Cape May County, New Jersey
Nearest Towns:
North Cape May, NJ (1.4 mi.)
Cape May Point, NJ (1.7 mi.)
West Cape May, NJ (2.0 mi.)
Erma, NJ (3.2 mi.)
Cape May, NJ (3.6 mi.)
Villas, NJ (4.8 mi.)
Rio Grande, NJ (5.7 mi.)
Diamond Beach, NJ (6.0 mi.)
Wildwood Crest, NJ (7.0 mi.)
Whitesboro-Burleigh, NJ (7.7 mi.)


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  1. I’ve been there many times in high school in the 1970s, and there is definitely SOMETHING eerie out there. There is a feeling of being watched and a great feeling at night that you should get out. When you are leaving, it feels like something is chasing you, until you get back to the paved road.

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