Haunted Raynham Hall, Long Island

Historic Raynham Hall in Oyster Bay, Long Island, is rumored to be haunted so I decided to check it out one afternoon. Besides that, it has something to do with the A&E TV show Turn, about George Washington’s Culper spies during the Revolutionary War. I learned this house was also the setting for the first Valentine and […]

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Gettysburg creeped me out

The only place I can definitely say I felt an otherworldly presence was in Gettysburg.  There were two incidents. My son and I stayed at the Quality Inn at General Robert E. Lee’s headquarters (which is now closed and I believe torn down.  The Civil War Preservation Trust acquired the land to preserve and restore […]

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September 4, 2015

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Old Bethpage Village Restoration is haunted

The Old Bethpage Village Restoration is a recreation of a mid-19th Century village.  The 209 acres contains houses, farms, 2 stores, a church, blacksmith shop, hatter, inn, fisherman’s cottage and schoolhouse.  One home, the Powell Farm, is on the original property.  There are now 51 reconstructed buildings; not all are open to the public.  These […]

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Haunted Fraunces Tavern

Fraunces Tavern, landmark building Fraunces Tavern is Manhattan’s oldest tavern.  Originally built as a house for a wealthy merchant in 1719, it has had several reincarnations, from home to boardinghouse to office of the U.S. back in our nation’s infancy (Department of Foreign Affairs, War and Treasury), and a few other things in between.  The […]

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Sweet Hollow Road, Long Island

Is Sweet Hollow Road haunted? Sweet Hollow Road in Huntington, Long Island, is a road of many mysteries and urban legends; many believe it is haunted.  The Northern State Parkway overpass on the road is a popular place to put your car in neutral to see if a ghost will push it to safety.  No […]

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