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Attractions and Sights/Places to See in New Jersey
Sailing on the schooner Yankee, from Cape May; Grounds For Sculpture in Hamilton; the Thomas Edison National Historical Park; Atlantic City's famous Boardwalk; the casinos of Atlantic City; Jersey City Museum; historic Princeton University; the Great Falls of the Passaic River; the battleship New Jersey; the streets of Atlantic City, the original for the game of Monopoly; the quaint Victorian resort of Cape May; historic Ellis Island, shared by New York; Newark Museum; and the Adventure Aquarium in Camden, are among the attractions of New Jersey.
Myths, Ghosts, Scary Stories, Legends, Monsters and Folklore in New Jersey
The story of Jenny who leapt to her death, from Jenny Jump Mountain, to escape from a Native American warrior; Captain Kidd's treasure, hidden on the Shark River (in a feature known as Coffin Island or Money Hill) and guarded by the spirits of six groaning and screaming buccaneers, some in skeletal form; the mysteries of Fairy Hole cave, a Native American sacred site near Ghost Lake; the duo of snooty Victorian ladies, Esmerelda and Minerva, who are said to haunt the Red Cottage, an inn at 22 Jackson Street, Cape May; the horned, bat-winged Jersey Devil of the Pine Barrens, whose screams may be heard even if you are fortunate enough not to see it; strange phenomena at Ye Olde Centerton Inn in Pittsgrove, including the crying of a little girl; the many apparitions of the historic Union Hotel, Flemington, including children's shoes that walk by themselves; and the kitchen worker and old woman (who likes children and favours room 10) in the Hotel Macomber, Cape May, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of New Jersey.
The nine witches that dwell among the rocks of the Great Falls of the Passaic River; the paranormal phenomena of the Neshanic Inn (formerly Murphy's Crocodile Inn) in Neshanic Station; the fog of Shades of Death Road (bordering Jenny Jump State Forest in Warren County), which follows cars and leaves footprints on them; the light orb of Lenape Lane that chases people to Shades of Death Road (pray that the light does not turn red); the Lenape spirits of Ghost Lake in Jenny Jump State Forest, possibly the site of a Native American burial ground; the spirit of a suicidal jumper, said to haunt the tenth floor of the parking garage in the Trump Taj Mahal hotel in Atlantic City; the apparitions of the Inn of the Hawke in Lambertville; and the laughter of invisible children and other ghostly phenomena at the Grenville Hotel in Bay Head, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in New Jersey.
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