Garden State Ghosts

Higbee Beach’s Ghostly Grave

Weird NJ reader J.C. McAllister tipped us off a little-known local legend that emanates from the southernmost reaches of New Jersey, Cape May. J.C. writes: About 40 years or so ago, before the Cape May/Lewes, Delaware, ferry started operating at … Continue reading

Haunted Hindenburg Hangar at Lakehurst

The Hindenburg disaster took place over 77 years ago as the German zeppelin caught fire and was destroyed during its attempt to dock with its mooring mast at the Lakehurst Naval Air Station, killing 36 people. Some say that reverberations of the tragic event, of a paranormal nature, can still be felt around the Lakehurst Naval Base to this day––especially in Hangar No. 1. Continue reading

Emily Haunts the Flanders Hotel, Ocean City

The boardwalk of beautiful Ocean City, NJ is family friendly resort that you might think would be the last place you’d find a haunting. But think again. The landmark Flanders Hotel, built on the boardwalk in 1923, has its own resident ghost. She’s known as the Lady in White, but her name in life is said to have been Emily. Emily’s thought to be the spirit of Continue reading

The Atco Ghost

There’s a ghost story in the southern New Jersey town of Atco that tells of a young boy who was run down on a lonely stretch of road after chasing his basketball into the middle of the street. The tale … Continue reading

The Ghost of Annie’s Road

Perhaps it’s apropos that in our fast moving, highly mobile state, many of our most notable ghost are seen hanging out at the side of the road, where it is said that they met their untimely end. These roadside apparitions … Continue reading

Shades of Death Road

Out of all the grim monikers encountered out on the roads less traveled throughout New Jersey, perhaps none is more foreboding than the infamous Shades of Death Road. Like many places steeped in local lore, reality and legend have become intertwined over the years, obscuring exactly what can be considered fact regarding this byway. Continue reading

Clinton Road: A Dark Ride

On a recent visit to the bridge at Dead Man’s Curve we were surprised and delighted to see just how many people had recently stopped by to test the validity of the legend of the Ghost Boy of Clinton Road. Continue reading