The Vanderbilt Tomb - Moravian Cemetery

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Legends surrounding the Vanderbilt Tomb at Moravian Cemetery abound. One says the photos taken near it show an extra person or one of the people in the shot vanishes. Another says that inside the tomb, the Vanderbilts are not buried but are propped up like statues. The cemetery is believed to be haunted by several ghosts, and many unexplained sights and sounds have been reported here.

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    Geographic Information

    Moravian Cemetery
    Staten Island, NY
    United States

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    40.5800623, -74.11392890000002
    Richmond County, New York
    Nearest Towns:
    Staten Island, NY (1.8 mi.)
    Bloomfield, NY (4.1 mi.)
    Carteret, NJ (6.0 mi.)
    Bayonne, NJ (6.1 mi.)
    Coney Island, NY (6.3 mi.)
    Bensonhurst, NY (6.5 mi.)
    Linden, NJ (7.4 mi.)
    Elizabeth, NJ (7.7 mi.)
    Port Reading, NJ (7.8 mi.)
    Sewaren, NJ (7.8 mi.)


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