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West Middlebury Cemetery

WEST MIDDLEBURY CEMETERY 4949 WEST MIDDLEBURY ROAD WEST MIDDLEBURY, NEW YORK The West Middlebury Cemetery is one of Wyoming County’s oldest and most spiritually active cemeteries. This cemetery, with just 100 plots and numerous unmarked graves, can be dated to the late 1700s—the very beginning of settlement in the area. The site has very little use now. Mid-Atlantic 65 WNY …

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NYC McCarren Park Swimming Pool

NYC MCCARREN PARK SWIMMING POOL LORIMER STREET, GREENPOINT BROOKLYN, NEW YORK 11222 The McCarren Park swimming pool opened in 1936 and was the brainchild of Robert Moses. In 1979, the city approved $100 million to restore all nine of New York City’s pools so they would be ready for the 50th anniversary celebration in 1986. The pool was closed in …

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Roxy Studios

ROXY STUDIOS 28-39 REVIEW AVENUE LONG ISLAND CITY, NEW YORK 11101 TEL: 1 (781) 361-0965 WEBSITE: http://roxystudios.8m.com For years, employees at Roxy Studios in Long Island City, New York, would tell stories about strange happenings in the studio. Apparitions would appear on video monitoring equipment, music would be heard after hours when no one was there. Footsteps would be heard …

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The Historic Old Bermuda Inn

THE HISTORIC OLD BERMUDA INN 2512 ARTHUR HILL ROAD STATEN ISLAND, NEW YORK 10309 TEL: 1 (718) 948-7600 WEBSITE: www.weddingcottage.com Owned by the Mesereau family, this enchanting mansion was built back in 1832. Rich in historic detail and charmingly enhanced with timeless antiques, the inn now serves as a restaurant, and wedding and party facility. Although the mansion has been …

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Lake Ronkonkoma Islip

LAKE RONKONKOMA ISLIP, NEW YORK WEBSITE: www.lakeronkonkoma.org/ tour_index.htm About 50 miles east of Manhattan, you can find the scenic residential village of Ronkonkoma. Located in the township of Islip, Ronkonkoma is home to the largest lake on Long Island, Lake Ronkonkoma. It is the lake and its shores that are said to be haunted by the spirit of an Indian …

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Fort Ontario State Historic Site

FORT ONTARIO STATE HISTORIC SITE NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION 1 EAST FOURTH STREET OSWEGO, NEW YORK 13126 TEL: 1 (315) 343-4711 WEBSITE: www.fortontario.com Fort Ontario, located in Oswego, New York, has a breathtaking view of some beautiful sunsets. As you enter the gates, you are taken back in time. The fort interprets life as …

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The Country Witch

THE COUNTRY WITCH HIGH STREET AND BLANCHARD FORT COVINGTON, NEW YORK Shortly after moving to the quaint and historic village of Fort Covington, New York, my husband and I decided to open a small business there called The Country Witch (later renamed the Calico Cat Whatnot Shop). A wood-frame Victorian building that had once been used as a private residence …

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Morris-Jumel Mansion – New York City

Morris-Jumel mansion Revolutionary War era mansion in New York City haunted by a talking grandfather clock that doesn’t like men, Hessian soldiers who are entertained in a lady’s blue bedroom, and other phenomena. The past lives on in ghostly presences, and visitors today may get more than a historical tour. History The Morris-Jumel mansion is a striking landmark that presides …

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Amityville case

Amityville case Controversial and sensational Haunting of a house in Amityville, Long Island, New York, in the 1970s. The case has been the subject of numerous investigations, intense publicity, claims and counterclaims, lawsuits, books, and films. It has been upheld and debunked, with no resolution. It is best known as “The Amityville Horror,” a term that is now a registered …

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