Van Wickle House

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The Van Wickle House was a wedding present for Evert and Cornelia Van Wickle, but tragically, they died on the same day the house was presented to them March 3, 1757. They are buried nearby on a hill, under some trees. The house is said to be haunted by Evert and Cornelia and possible other spirits. Witnesses have seen apparitions, mysterious puddles of water, flying doilies, and strange behavior by their family pets. They also have heard doors slam, the radio come on by itself, and unexplained noise in the kitchen… and a lot more.

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1289 Easton Avenue
Somerset, NJ
United States

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40.5227959525315, -74.49274170394347
Somerset County, New Jersey
Nearest Towns:
Somerset, NJ (1.8 mi.)
Society Hill, NJ (2.0 mi.)
Middlebush, NJ (2.6 mi.)
Clyde, NJ (2.7 mi.)
South Bound Brook, NJ (2.9 mi.)
New Brunswick, NJ (3.3 mi.)
Middlesex, NJ (3.4 mi.)
Bound Brook, NJ (4.0 mi.)
Highland Park, NJ (4.0 mi.)
Edison, NJ (4.2 mi.)

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  1. i was in nuview academy a school across the river in piscataway and in the afternoon i saw an aperation going off into the woods in the direction across from it looked like a man from the 1700s from the clothing he wore. it happened a few years ago in 2016 on the way home i saw the ghost again on easten avenue on the way home entering the house. i have not seen him since

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