Merchant's House Museum

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Merchant’s House Museum is said to be haunted by the Tredwell family, who lived here for nearly a century. Gertrude Tredwell, who was born in an upstairs bedroom in 1840 and lived here until she died at age 93, is believed to be one of its ghostly residents. Witnesses have reported apparitions, sounds and even smells believed to be from the house’s past days.

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29 E 4th St
New York, NY 10003
United States

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40.7276127, -73.99239190000003
New York County, New York
Nearest Towns:
New York City, NY (1.2 mi.)
Hoboken, NJ (2.4 mi.)
Long Island City, NY (2.6 mi.)
Weehawken, NJ (3.2 mi.)
Union City, NJ (3.9 mi.)
Manhattan, NY (4.1 mi.)
West New York, NJ (4.3 mi.)
Jersey City, NJ (4.5 mi.)
Guttenberg, NJ (4.5 mi.)
North Bergen, NJ (5.4 mi.)

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