Daily Archives: October 13, 2022

Dinosaurs Down in Allaire

If you’ve read Weird NJ issue #57 (Fall 2021) then you are familiar with the story of the dinosaurs hidden in the woods of Allaire State Park. The sculptures were brilliantly crafted from found objects from the forest floor by … Continue reading

The Deserted Village and Enchanted Forest of the Watchung Reservation

There is a place deep in the woods of the Watchung Reservation that is officially known as the Feltville Historic District. Here, down a narrow winding road that leads into the forest you will find a cluster of houses dating back to the mid-19th century, several of which are now long abandoned. The site is known locally as the “Deserted Village,” and he has a many–storied history of promise, failure and even hauntings. Continue reading