Roads Less Traveled

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 Moaning of Talamini Road

Weird NJ explorers have experienced, and written to us about an odd phenomenon happening on Talamini Road in Bridgewater. The byway has the unique weird distinction of possessing an audible sound that might warn the unsuspecting motorist of impending doom. 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

Gravity Roads

One of the most common “road” myths in New Jersey is the story of Gravity Road, or Hill. We’ve investigated several of these locations where the forces of gravity seem to hold true in theory only. Continue reading

Ax Attacks on Pig Lady Road

Pig Lady Road, Hillsborough (Somerset County) Word has it there were some murders back there a while ago, and some Pig Lady roams the area and can be summoned by driving down the road, turning the car off, flashing the … Continue reading