Haunted Places in Kingston, New Jersey



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    Hageman Farm

    Franklin Township, New Jersey

    8.7 miles from Kingston, NJ

    Hageman Farm is a historic house first settled by Catherine and Adrian Hegeman from the Netherlands in 1650 or 1651. It was occupied by relatives until 1972, then stood empty for 5 years until it was purchased and restored by the Meadows Foundation. Reports say an apparition of an elderly ...


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    Neshanic Inn - Murphy's Crocodile Inn

    Neshanic Station, New Jersey

    10.9 miles from Kingston, NJ

    Formerly Murphy's Crocodile Inn but now the Neshanic Inn, the 1880s building experiences electrical malfunctions and a shadowy figure in the basement. The inn is located at 102 Woodfern Rd., near the post office and the colorful train station.


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    Van Wickle House

    Franklin Township, New Jersey

    12 miles from Kingston, NJ

    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 ...


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    Abandoned Warehouses

    Bridgewater, New Jersey

    13 miles from Kingston, NJ

    This abandoned building has been reported to have an evil entity that will chase you out of the building and slam doors while you are inside it. There is also a women that will stand by the open window in the back, she screams that "he is after her" ...


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    Wallace House and Old Dutch Parsonage

    Somerville, New Jersey

    13.4 miles from Kingston, NJ

    The Old Dutch Parsonage was built in 1751 and was moved around 1913 to its present location, next door to the 1775 Wallace House. The Parsonage is said to be extremely haunted, with screams, banging, and objects being moved around at night. The Wallace House also is said to have ...


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    Raritan Public Library

    Raritan, New Jersey

    13.4 miles from Kingston, NJ

    The historic Raritan Public Library is said to be haunted by a former librarian. Lights have been known to turn on and off by themselves, and books move on their own. Even more spooky, locals have seen the apparition of an elderly woman in the window and also in the ...


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    Trenton Psychiatric Hospital

    Trenton, New Jersey

    13.6 miles from Kingston, NJ

    A man named Henry Cotton took over as the main doctor in 1907, but his methods were inhumane. He'd remove teeth, limbs, and organs because he believed that they had an involvement with mental illness. However, by removing stomachs, colons, and other vital organs, he had a high mortality rate, ...


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    Piscatawaytown Burial Ground

    Edison, New Jersey

    14.3 miles from Kingston, NJ

    Piscatawaytown Burial Ground is a graveyard that holds the burial sites of many Revolutionary War soldiers and other folk; graves date back to 1693, when two brothers died from eating poisonous mushrooms. But the graveyard also houses a witch, locals say. Mary Moore, buried here in 1731, was accused and ...


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    Union Hotel

    Flemington, New Jersey

    15.9 miles from Kingston, NJ

    Reports say the historic 1814 hotel is currently under plans for redevelopment. Witnesses claim to have seen ghosts of small children and poltergeist activity in the building, and one person reported seeing a pair of shoes walking up a staircase.


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    Dunellen Hotel

    Dunellen, New Jersey

    17 miles from Kingston, NJ

    One guest here claims to have captured a ghostly image of a Victorian woman and boy on her iPhone while in the rathskeller (basement bar). (Submitted by Marlene B.)


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    Inn of the Hawke

    Lambertville, New Jersey

    17.4 miles from Kingston, NJ

    At this 1860s inn there are quite a few ghosts, according to witnesses. Odd noises and occurrences abound here; for example, in the kitchen, pots and pans may lift off their hooks and crash to the floor. Pictures also are often knocked off of the walls throughout the inn.


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    Ayers-Allen House

    Metuchen, New Jersey

    17.6 miles from Kingston, NJ

    The Ayers-Allen House is a private residence that dates back to the 1700s. It is believed to be haunted. Witnesses say the ghosts who live here are Revolutionary War or Hessian soldiers or a woman searching for her young son who was killed by British soldiers. Also said to be ...


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    The Devil's Tree

    Bernards, New Jersey

    17.7 miles from Kingston, NJ

    This tree is said to have once been a meeting point, a headquarters and lynching spot used by the Ku Klux Klan. The Bernards Township tree allegedly will give off warmth, even in winter, and consequently, snow will not pile up on it as it does on other trees. According ...


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    White Hill Mansion

    Fieldsboro, New Jersey

    17.7 miles from Kingston, NJ

    The Revolutionary War created massive devastation in the colonies. Nowhere was this more evident than in New Jersey. Robert Field, a local business man and patriot, headed the Committee of Correspondence in an attempt to gain representation in British Parliament. In 1775 Robert drowned in the ...


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    Logan Inn

    New Hope, Pennsylvania

    17.8 miles from Kingston, NJ

    One of the oldest inns in America, the Logan Inn has a whole host of ghosts. It was in operation through the Revolutionary and Civil Wars. People have claimed to see an American Revolutionary war era soldier beating his ghostly drum through the hotel. In addition people ...


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    Aaron Burr House

    New Hope, Pennsylvania

    18 miles from Kingston, NJ

    This inn is named after Vice President Aaron Burr because some of Burr's dear friends lived in the original home that once stood on the site. The ghost of Burr has been seen here several tmes, especially on the second floor and its staircase. He has been known to tug ...


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    Wedgwood Inn Bed and Breakfast

    New Hope, Pennsylvania

    18 miles from Kingston, NJ

    This 1870 inn on the site of a British fort boasts a basement tunnel, where munitions once were stored, and a secret staircase. And to make it more like something out of a spooky movie, the skeleton of a Hessian soldier was found in a basement chimney. The secret staircase, ...


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    Wedgwood Inn Bed and Breakfast

    New Hope, Pennsylvania

    18.1 miles from Kingston, NJ

    This 1878 inn, named after Josiah Wedgwood (of the china), is said to be haunted by the ghosts of Joseph Pickett and of a little girl named Sarah. A point of historic interest is that George Washington and his men camped on this land during the American Revolution, shortly before ...


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    1833 Umpleby House

    New Hope, Pennsylvania

    18.1 miles from Kingston, NJ

    Mill runners Colonel Buckley and Mr. Black are said to haunt this inn. Look for the light from the Colonel's lantern bobbing through the halls.


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    Inn At Phillips Mill

    New Hope, Pennsylvania

    18.4 miles from Kingston, NJ

    Built in the 1750s, this inn is said to be haunted by a lovely female who appears in great detail, sitting in a rocking chair in refined clothing. She also brushes past people on the stairs.


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    Six Flags Great Adventure

    Jackson, New Jersey

    18.7 miles from Kingston, NJ

    An unfortunately high number of guests have died here, from guest who fell off of Rolling Thunder, to another guest who died on the Lightnin' Loops attraction in 1987. However, most famously was the fire of the Haunted Castle which claimed teenagers. Mediums detect the presence of these people, but ...


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    Phineas Pemberton House - Bolton Mansion

    Levittown, Pennsylvania

    19 miles from Kingston, NJ

    The mansion, which is made of 4 connected parts built from the 1600s to the 1700s, is rumored to be haunted. It is currently operating as a house museum.


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    Marlboro Psychiatric Hospital

    Marlboro Township, New Jersey

    19.9 miles from Kingston, NJ

    Marlboro Psychiatric Hospital opened in early 1931 and operated for many years, but not without problems. Rampant deaths at the hospital were frequently being investigated. An adjacent cemetery holds nearly 1,000 graves. Over 130 patients became ill from food poisoning in the 1970s, four of whom died. The hospital was ...


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    Proprietary House

    Perth Amboy, New Jersey

    20.2 miles from Kingston, NJ

    The 1762 Proprietary House was the home of William Franklin, son of Benjamin Franklin, New Jersey's last royal Governor from 1762 to 1777. It is said to be haunted by ghosts of a Revolutionary War soldier, a woman who stands in the dining room window, and a little boy in ...


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    The Conference House - Billop House

    Kingston, New York

    21 miles from Kingston, NJ

    The Conference House, aka Billop House, was built in 1680. It was the scene of a tragedy when in 1779 owner Christopher Billop, a British loyalist, accused a female servant of spying on him for the Colonists. She denied the charge, and Billop threw her down the stairs, breaking her ...


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    Columbus Inn

    Mansfield, New Jersey

    21.6 miles from Kingston, NJ

    The Columbus Inn restaurant is no longer open for business, but locals will tell you that it was haunted. Newspaper articles and TV shows have featured the place, which some say was the birthplace of the Jersey Devil.


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    Olde Columbus Inne

    Columbus, New Jersey

    21.6 miles from Kingston, NJ

    The historic inn no longer is in operation but still stands, and is considered one of the most haunted places in New Jersey. Spirits seen here include a 19th-century orphan girl who used to work at this location and unexplained noises occurred near the jail cell.


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    Black Bass Hotel

    New Hope, Pennsylvania

    22.4 miles from Kingston, NJ

    It is said that at this 1745 historic inn, George Washington was once turned away by the loyal Tory innkeeper. Therefore, this hotel proudly states "George Washington did NOT sleep here!" A ghostly pool of blood appears on the floor in the tavern, a remnant from the time when early ...


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    Kreischer Mansion

    Kingston, New York

    22.5 miles from Kingston, NJ

    Kreischer Mansion has been on the market for a couple years now, sources say. A cool $8.5 million will buy it, and the ghost is included. According to the home's history, original builder German brickmaker Balthasar Kreischer died one year after the house was finished, and his son Edward died ...


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    Growden Mansion

    Bensalem, Pennsylvania

    23.1 miles from Kingston, NJ

    Allegedly haunted by the ghost of Benjamin Franklin who is said to be seen flying his kite in a thunderstorm. Some people also claim to hear battle sounds from the Revolutionary War.


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    King George II Inn

    Bristol, Pennsylvania

    23.2 miles from Kingston, NJ

    This circa 1681 inn is said to be the oldest continually operating inn in the U.S. And with a title like that, it's bound to have a few ghosts around. Folks here have seen the apparition of a man wearing a top hat and tails. They've also witnessed chairs and ...


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    Old Bernardsville Public Library

    Bernardsville, New Jersey

    23.9 miles from Kingston, NJ

    Old Bernardsville Public Library was built in 1710 as the Vealtown Tavern during the American Revolution. It is said to be haunted by Phyllis Parker, whose father owned the Vealtown Tavern. She was in love with a doctor who was hanged for treason during the Revolutionary War. Not knowing what ...


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    The Red Mill Museum

    Clinton, New Jersey

    23.9 miles from Kingston, NJ

    Red Mill Museum Village, recreating an 1810 mill, is haunted by an apparition who many tourists believe is a hired re-enactor on the third floor. The old man wears period clothing and a black hat and he doesn't speak. But the museum does not hire re-enactors, so if you see ...


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    The Historic Old Bermuda Inn

    Staten Island, New York

    24.2 miles from Kingston, NJ

    Believed to be haunted by the home's original mistress Martha Mesereau whose husband died fighting the Civil War. Legend has it that her restless spirit continues to occupy the former mansion, waiting endlessly for her husband to return to her. People see her in the dining room (which was ...


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    Wolfe's Pond Park

    Kingston, New York

    24.3 miles from Kingston, NJ

    Wolfe’s Pond Park, according to some, is haunted by the ghosts of two teens who perished in a nearby car crash. Local legend says the teens can be seen along the park paths at around 2 a.m., often calling for their parents.


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    Hanging Post

    Cranford, New Jersey

    24.9 miles from Kingston, NJ

    At the corner of Gallows Hill Road and Brookside Place once stood the giant hanging tree, where Revolutionary War spies were hanged. Although the tree is gone now, locals say you can still see ghostly movement here from a distance.


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    The Widow McCrea House Victorian Bed and Breakfast

    Frenchtown, New Jersey

    25.4 miles from Kingston, NJ

    This 1870's bed and breakfast inn is rumoured to have a ghostly feline roaming the halls. Guests have reported feeling a cat sitting on their bed, but upon investigation, there is nothing there. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Domani's Restaurant

    Roselle Park, New Jersey

    26.6 miles from Kingston, NJ

    This restaurant, housed in a building that dates back to the 1880s, was said to be haunted by a former owner who died inside the building. The place was once featured on an episode of TV's Ghost Hunters. However, the location burned down in April 2009.


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    Stover Myers Mill

    Kingston, Pennsylvania

    27.2 miles from Kingston, NJ

    This old grist mill has a weird vibe to it. Every flight of stairs makes you grow uneasy. commonly you will feel on-edge and jumpy. All the equipment around you feels like it is closing in on you and you feel claustrophobic. (Submitted by Grimm)


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    The Spy House - Seabrook-Wilson House

    Middletown, New Jersey

    27.8 miles from Kingston, NJ

    Seabrook-Wilson House, also known as the Spy House, is said to be the first house on the Jersey shoreline. It was constructed by Thomas Whitlock in the 1600s and is rumored to be haunted. It operated as a tavern during the Revolutionary war, and reports say that British troops would ...


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    Burlington County Prison

    Mount Holly, New Jersey

    27.8 miles from Kingston, NJ

    Haunts at this 1811 prison building, now a museum, include a legless floating spirit that floats from the entrance out to the yard and a tall man in the basement. The third floor is also said to be rich with eerie occurrences.


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    Pen Ryn Mansion

    Bensalem, Pennsylvania

    27.9 miles from Kingston, NJ

    The historic mansion and its grounds are the haunting place for the ghosts of Robert Bickley and a female entity believed to be that of his girlfriend. The haunting is said to occur every December 24th. The woman appears on a black horse and holding a whip, and whips anyone ...


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    The Parsonage

    Kingston, New York

    28 miles from Kingston, NJ

    The Parsonage, now closed, was a restaurant set inside an 1855 minister's home for the Reformed Dutch Church. It was said to be haunted by an apparition of a lady in 1800s clothing and a bonnet, who appeared between 10 p.m. and 2 a.m. in an upper window. Furthermore, apparitions ...


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    Church of St Andrew

    Kingston, New York

    28 miles from Kingston, NJ

    Investigated on an episode of TV's Ghost Hunters, the centuries-old church once was used as a makeshift Revolutionary War hospital. Witnesses have reported apparitions, unexplained sounds, pictures that fall off walls, footsteps, voices, a feeling of being watched, and an organ that plays by itself.


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    Historic Richmond Town

    Kingston, New York

    28 miles from Kingston, NJ

    Historic Richmond Town, a living history village and museum complex, is rumored to have some haunted buildings. Some say the Guyon Lake Tysen House, built in 1740, is haunted by Elizabeth Lake Tysen. Some of her many children are suspected to linger here as well, playing with the house museum's ...


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    Caldwell Parsonage

    Union, New Jersey

    28.2 miles from Kingston, NJ

    Caldwell Parsonage dates to 1730 and was home to Rev. James Caldwell, a Presbyterian minister and patriot cause during the Revolutionary War. In 1780 during the Battle of Connecticut Farms, Caldwell's wife Hannah was killed in the living room by British soldiers, and one year later, Caldwell was shot by ...


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    Nellie's Pond

    Delanco, New Jersey

    28.3 miles from Kingston, NJ

    Legend has it that Nellie's Pond was named after the horse of a Revolutionary War messenger who drowned here long ago. The pond is pretty much dried up today, but folks say you can still hear the ghostly sounds of the horse's drowning cries.


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    Hindenburg Crash Site

    Lakehurst, New Jersey

    28.3 miles from Kingston, NJ

    The LZ 129 Hindenburg airship was completed in 1936 and made 17 round trips across the Atlantic Ocean in that year. But on the fateful evening of May 6, 1937, the airship caught fire and crashed, killing 36 people. The cause of the fire is unknown. Voices of men shouting ...


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    Drew University

    Madison, New Jersey

    28.4 miles from Kingston, NJ

    Many hauntings have been described at Drew University; for instance, in the Great Hall, which is quite like a castle, ghostly faces are said to appear in the ceiling carvings as the chandeliers swing by themselves. Also, a mirror reflects an apparition of a man in gold round spectacles. At ...


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    The Publick House

    Chester, New Jersey

    28.7 miles from Kingston, NJ

    Originally the 1810 Brick Hotel, the Publick House is said to be haunted by apparitions, growling noises, cold spots, phantom perfumes, and more eerie phenomena.


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