Top Five Haunted Place in Princeton, NJ

October 18th, 2017 by

Haunted sky with full moon and bats flying

Fall in New Jersey is full of fun activities, from apple picking and hayrides to fall hikes and more. It also means that Halloween is coming up, complete with a Friday, the 13th sandwiched in the middle this year, so what better time to get out of the house and check out one of the many haunted sites in Princeton, NJ? Take the trip from Flemington or any of the surrounding suburbs to one of the five haunted locations listed below, and count on Land Rover Princeton to help you find other fun activities in the area.

1. Princeton Cemetery

One of the most famous cemeteries in the country, the Princeton Cemetery is the final resting place of some of the most important names in American history. Come get a taste of America’s past, and see which ghosts are rolling in their graves.

Location: 29 Greenview Avenue, Princeton NJ

2. McCarter Theatre

A great spot to enjoy first-rate drama, the McCarter Theatre is also rumored to be the home of an elusive phantasmagorical creature, whose identity and purpose in this house of thespians has yet to be unveiled.

Location: 91 University Place, Princeton, NJ

3. The Barracks

Built toward the end of the 17th century, The Barracks is one of the oldest houses in Princeton. The biggest legend of an apparition is the Hessian Ghost, which appears at the hearth on Christmas Eve, though some claim to have seen Revolutionary War soldiers wandering the halls.

Location: 32 Edgehill Street, Princeton, NJ

4. Nassau Inn

Located in the heart of Palmer Square, Nassau Inn is known for its warmly inviting atmosphere. Don’t be too worried if you see the ghost of a woman or soldier, though, because most say these apparitions are friendly.

Location: 10 Palmer Square, Princeton, NJ

5. Thomas Clarke House

Located at the Princeton Battlefield, the Thomas Clarke House was used as a hospital during the Revolutionary War. Some claim to have seen the ghost of General Hugh Mercer roaming the corners of one of the rooms upstairs where he passed away.

Location: 500 Mercer Road, Princeton, NJ

Find Out More About Spooky Spots in Princeton this Fall

There are lots of fun places to experience the allure of the haunted and supernatural near Bridgewater this fall. Find out more about all five of the sites listed above at Land Rover Princeton, along with other Princeton historical sites. If you have any questions for us about where to go get spooked this October, feel free to get in touch. There are also plenty of exciting museums to visit all year long!

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