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Ayers-Allen House - Real Haunted Place

   
  • 16 Durham Ave
  • Metuchen, NJ
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The Ayers-Allen House is a historic home that was built in 1740, located in Metuchen, New Jersey. It also goes by the name Allen House Tavern. It is said that it once served as “a tavern where British and Americans met to find common ground over a yard of ale,” according to Metuchen Matters. It sits yards away from where the British and American Revolutionary skirmish fought.

Some also believe the property was a stop on the Underground Railroad in the 1800’s. The home has two trap doors and a hidden room in the house.

Many believe the property is haunted. Some say the ghost of a Continental Army soldier exists here. Several ghosts have been seen on the premises, including a mother searching for her son who was killed by British soldiers, American Revolutionary soldiers, and even Hessian mercenaries. Some have even seen two Native American spirits who were unjustly hanged from a tree in the house’s yard.

Since 1985 the house has been listed on the New Jersey Register of Historic Places and National Register of Historic Places. It’s also been dubbed one of the most haunted places in Central Jersey by CenteralJersey.com.
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