Haunted Places in Kinnelon, New Jersey



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    St Mary's Cemetery

    Boonton Township, New Jersey

    6.5 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    Locals tell vague stories about this cemetery having "glowing gravestones" if you visit it late at night.


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    Darress Theatre

    Boonton Township, New Jersey

    7 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    Darress Theatre, built in 1919, is said to be haunted by ghost of a former actor. Witnesses say chairs move by themselves in the backstage area.


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    Clinton Road

    West Milford, New Jersey

    7.4 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    Clinton Road begins at Route 23 near Newfoundland and runs 10 miles to Upper Greenwood Lake. The area is said to be traversed by ghosts, odd creatures, devil worshippers, witches, and members of the Ku Klux Klan, and is known for being a spot where murderers choose to dispose of ...


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    Dey Mansion

    Totowa, New Jersey

    9.2 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    Dey (pronounced "dye") Mansion, formerly known as Bloomsbury Manor, is an 18th-century building that served several times as George Washington's Headquarters during the American Revolution. Witnesses say it is haunted by strange shadows and lights, and often visitors become frightened for no reason at all, especially in the conference room.


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    Ringwood Manor

    Ringwood, New Jersey

    11.1 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    Ringwood Manor began in 1740, built by the Ogden family, although it was expanded over the years. Witnesses say it is haunted, and report footsteps, locked doors that open on their own, chills, cold spots, and apparitions of former residents.


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    Myers-Masker House - Van Iderstine House

    Midland Park, New Jersey

    11.5 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    This house dates back to 1795 and is known as either the "Myers-Masker House" or the "Van Iderstine House". It is commonly believed by locals that Hessian prisoners were held in this house during the Revolutionary War (which, confusingly, was won almost a decade before this home was built?) ...


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    Essex County Hospital Center

    Cedar Grove, New Jersey

    12.2 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    This 1800s former hospital, also called Overbrook, was turned into a psychiatric hospital in the 1920s. It was said to have been haunted by phantom nurses and patients. Also, the sound of rolling gurneys could be seen, and a demonic presence was felt by witnesses. According to reports, in 1917 ...


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    Crayhay Mansion

    Midland Park, New Jersey

    12.2 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    The 1864 Crayhay Mansion is said to have many ghosts in residence, including a phantom yellow-and-white cat. Some of the human ghosts believed to haunt the mansion are Max McCray, who committed suicide in the barn; pregnant neighbor girl Rose, who fell out her third-floor window while trying to elope ...


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    Knotty Pine Pub

    Wharton, New Jersey

    12.5 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    Knotty Pine Pub is said to be haunted by the apparition of a thin man standing by the dartboards. A whistling sound comes from the same area. The pub's basement and attic also are rumored to be hot spots for paranormal activity.


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    229 Rock Road

    Glen Rock, New Jersey

    12.6 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    I used to work in an office on the 2nd story of 229 Rock Road, Glen Rock, NJ. We were an eclectic group of scientists and used to play practical jokes on each other. We also had a ghost we called the Phantom. Our front door was at the bottom ...


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    NJ Bar and Grill

    Mine Hill Township, New Jersey

    14.8 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    NJ Bar and Grill was the scene of a murder. Reports say long ago a man was killed by his mistress while he was playing pool here, and now his ghost lingers in the place where he passed. Witnesses say wine bottles float and then drop to the ground, and ...


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    Vernon Inn

    Vernon Township, New Jersey

    15 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    Vernon Inn was built around 1833 by John Vandegriff, and it is rumored to be haunted. Witnesses say lights come on and off, doors open and close, and apparitions and shadows have been seen. Ghost investigators turned up many orbs in photographs as well as EVPs of a child's voice.


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    Easton Tower - Red Mill

    Fair Lawn, New Jersey

    15.4 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    Easton Tower is a stone and wood frame structure, once an irrigation pump, built in 1900 as part of a scenic park. It now abuts the Saddle River Bikeway. It was named after Edward D. Easton (1856-1915), founder and president of the Columbia Phonograph Company. It is sometimes mistakenly called ...


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    Fairleigh Dickinson University

    Madison, New Jersey

    15.9 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    Fairleigh Dickinson University has haunts in two halls, according to campus legend. In Lenfel Hall, witnesses have seen an apparition of founder Peter Sanmartino, and lights turn on and off on their own. And at the Mansion, many have seen a ghostly girl dancing in a white dress.


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    Park Pub

    Nutley, New Jersey

    16 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    This old-school New Jersey bar is said to be the home of at least two ghosts. They've been seen by staff on the dance floor area after hours.


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    Old Canal Inn

    Nutley, New Jersey

    16.2 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    A legend from as far back as the 1960s tells of the historic Old Canal Inn's "Death Seat." So the story goes, there were two men about 70 years of age who preferred this particular red-cushioned seat, because it had better lighting. The men would fight over who got the ...


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    Spook Rock Road

    Suffern, New York

    16.2 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    The name of Spook Rock Road comes from the large rock formation thought to have been created by Lenape Tribes and rumored to have been used as a sacrificial stone. One legend tells of a Dutch woman and her Indian lover who met here and were murdered by other Dutch ...


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    Silvio's Italian Villa Restaurant

    Warwick, New York

    16.4 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    Silvio's Italian Villa Restaurant is housed in a building that originally dates back to the 1700s, was originally inhabited by a Revolutionary War veteran Levi Ellis. After several owners it was purchased by the Vail family, when tragedy struck. In 1972, Roy Vail’s sister was found murdered in 1972, and ...


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    Drew University

    Madison, New Jersey

    16.9 miles from Kinnelon, 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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    Demarest Building

    Warwick, New York

    17.6 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    The Demarest Building, once called the National Hotel, was constructed in 1863 and was used as an inn and a meeting place for the townspeople. In the mid-1900s, the building was turned into apartments and the Demarest Bar, which closed in the early 1990s. It is now a complex of ...


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    Abandoned Factory on Herman Street

    East Rutherford, New Jersey

    17.8 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    Local legend has it that a ghost who haunts the abandoned factory will chase away curious passersby who peek into the factory's windows.


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    Park Lane

    Carlstadt, New Jersey

    18.4 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    In the town of Calrstadt, NJ, a cobblestone road on Park Lane is believed to be a meeting place for Ku Klux Klan members a long time ago. A tunnel is buried between the trees and wells which led to the meeting spot of the members. This would be under ...


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    The Colby Mansion - Tamaracks Country Villa

    Byram Township, New Jersey

    18.5 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    The former Colby Mansion (now Tamaracks Country Villa bed-and-breakfast inn), was originally a turn-of-the-century stone farmhouse. In 1909 it was turned into a castle, and the Tamaracks Country Villa was born. Local teens tell the story of a rich man who lived here and was entangled in the occult. He ...


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    Steuben House

    River Edge, New Jersey

    18.6 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    Steuben House is a historic Revolutionary landmark. George Washington was headquartered here for 16 days in 1780. But it's also known for a ghost who visited in 1951. Former resident Gen. F.W.A. Von Steuben, according to legend, paid a visit to his former home, sitting in a chair and having ...


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    Blauvelt Cemetery - Old Burying Ground

    Harrington Park, New Jersey

    20.5 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    Blauvelt Cemetery, or the Old Burying Ground, has been in use since 1722 and is rumored to be full of ghostly presences. Visitors have found strange shadows, orbs or mists in the photos they've taken here, and reports say there is also the unexplained sound of a clock ticking on ...


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    Caldwell Parsonage

    Union, New Jersey

    21.7 miles from Kinnelon, 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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    Old Bernardsville Public Library

    Bernardsville, New Jersey

    22.2 miles from Kinnelon, 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 Publick House

    Chester, New Jersey

    22.7 miles from Kinnelon, 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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    Conant Park

    Hillside, New Jersey

    22.9 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    Conant Park is said to be haunted by ghostly figures with no faces. According to legend, they drive a van and kidnap girls off the street, and when (if) the girls are released, they are far too frightened to explain what happened to them.


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    Devil's Tower

    Alpine, New Jersey

    23.1 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    In the early 1900s, some say, plantation owner Manuel Rionda built this tower for his wife, so she could look out over the New York City skyline. Others say he built it as a mausoleum or for religious purposes. An underground tunnel connected the tower to his home. According to ...


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    Letchworth Village

    Thiells, New York

    23.2 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    Letchworth Village is a former psychiatric hospital that is rumored to be haunted by the spirits of the patients who suffered here. Some reports say the full name of the place was Letchworth Village Institute for the Feeble Minded and Epileptic, and the establishment got into trouble with the law ...


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    Kean University

    Union, New Jersey

    23.3 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    Several places at Kean University, originally established in 1855 as the Newark Normal School, are said to be visited by spirits. East Campus and Rogers Hall are haunted by former students, the Eames building has a negative spirit, and the Wilkins Theater sports the ghost of a man named George ...


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    Harbour House - 14 and Hudson

    Piermont, New York

    23.7 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    This building was formerly the Harbour House and before that Mama Maraglia's. As a former employee and patron of the Harbour House, I have seen some many things that would make even the hardest doubter shake their heads. It is said the Mama Maraglia walks around the second floor to ...


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    Old River Road

    Edgewater, New Jersey

    23.7 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    Ghostly Leni Lenapi Indians are said to walk along the Old River Road, perhaps coming from the nearby 1400s Native American burial ground.


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    Hanging Post

    Cranford, New Jersey

    23.7 miles from Kinnelon, 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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    Domani's Restaurant

    Roselle Park, New Jersey

    24.1 miles from Kinnelon, 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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    The McGarrah Stagecoach Tavern Inn

    Monroe, New York

    24.2 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    Featured on several ghost-related TV shows, this historic inn from the late 1700s is one of the oldest buildings in town. Here you may see a ghost in a top hat and dark suit. The inn may no longer be in operation but may be offering private tours by appointment ...


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    The Virginia Tavern

    Jersey City, New Jersey

    24.4 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    The Virginia Tavern has more than just the drinking kind of spirits, according to witnesses. They have seen apparitions and beer cans flying off shelves, have been touched by something unseen, and have detected strange odors and cold spots.


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    1 LaVeta Place

    Nyack, New York

    24.4 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    1 LaVeta Place is a private home that's said to have been haunted since at least the 1960s. It was owned by Helen and George Ackley, who at least once saw an apparition there and woke up every morning to a shaking bed. After getting used to and living peacefully ...


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    Union County Courthouse

    Elizabeth, New Jersey

    24.8 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    Investigated by TV's Ghost Hunters, the Union County Courthouse is said to be haunted by spirits from the Revolutionary War era. A woman's ghost has been seen in the rotunda, and Hannah Caldwell, the first woman to die in the American Revolution, is said to haunt a fifth floor courtroom ...


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    City College of New York

    New York, New York

    25.2 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    Many ghosts are said to have haunted the City College of New York. From as far back as the 1920s, witnesses have seen apparitions of former students and professors. Among those seen have been a student who died in 1918, apparitions wearing clothing from the 1960s or 1970s, and a ...


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    Morris-Jumel Mansion

    New York, New York

    25.2 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    Morris-Jumel Mansion, some say, is haunted by the ghost of Eliza Jumel, by a grandfather clock that talks, and by a Hessian soldier that comes out of a painting a la the Harry Potter books. The mansion was built in 1765 by Roger Morris, a British Army colonel, and was ...


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    Arthur's Tavern

    Hoboken, New Jersey

    25.3 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    At Arthur's Tavern, three spirits are said to lurk. Employees say they've heard footsteps and seen lights come on and off or flicker and door open by themselves. There also have been reports of a clipboard flying off of a desk, ghostly whispers, and someone's hair being pulled by something ...


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    The Brass Rail

    Hoboken, New Jersey

    25.3 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    The Brass Rail restaurant is known for its hauntings. Legend has it that in 1904, a bride who was just married tripped at the top of the spiral staircase, broke her neck, and died. The groom shortly thereafter hanged himself in an adjacent room. The bride, groom, and even some ...


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    Richard A. Rutkowski Park - Elco Naval Division

    Bayonne, New Jersey

    25.3 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    The Elco Naval Division was a boat-building factory that churned out nearly 400 PT boats for World War II. It is long gone, located where the Richard A. Rutkowski Park currently stands. A historical marker is all that's left now to commemorate the efforts that went on there. It ...


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    Oxford Depot Cemetery

    Chester, New York

    25.4 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    Among the many odd occurrences reported at Oxford Depot Cemetery are orbs of light, dark figures that may give chase, the sound of someone unseen whistling, and footsteps coming from behind visitors. Some orbs have shown up in photographs of the cemetery.


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    The Dakota

    New York, New York

    25.7 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    The Dakota is famous for many things, including being the place where John Lennon was assassinated. Lennon's ghost, another spirit of a sweet little girl, and a third ghost of a grown man with a little boy's face, all have been seen here at different times. The space is also ...


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    Hotel des Artistes

    New York, New York

    25.7 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    Valentino is said to be the resident ghost here. He is said to occasionally flit by mirrors and you can smell his exotic cologne. The building is no longer an operating hotel but reports say it still stands.


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    Oakland Cemetery

    Yonkers, New York

    25.8 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    Oakland Cemetery, established around 1783 to bury Revolutionary War soldiers, was originally called St. John’s Burial Grounds. The name was changed to Oakland Cemetery in 1875. Rampant vandalism has led to the rumors of its being haunted; three ghostly women, coming from the hill towards the cemetery's center, are said ...


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    Union Cemetery

    Hackettstown, New Jersey

    26.1 miles from Kinnelon, NJ

    Union Cemetery dates back to 1859 and is the burial place of Centenary College murder victim and alleged ghost, Tillie Smith. Witnesses say a girl in white walks along the road nearby and may get in the car with you if you ask her if she'd like a ride. She ...


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