EVERT VAN WICKLE HOUSE
LONGEST LIST OF THE LONGEST STUFF AT THE LONGEST DOMAIN NAME AT LONG
The story of
the Van Wickle house.
only is the Evert Van Wickle House spooky but even the narrow curvy
road to reach the house can be quite eerie. The home was built in 1752
prior to the Revolutionary War. Today, the home in Franklin Township in
New Jersey has been fully restored however; the ghosts of the past
remain ever so present.
was built as a wedding present for Evert and Cornelia Van Wickle,
however, they both died on the March 3, 1757 at a young age. They are
buried on a hill under some trees on the property. The home was
privately owned until it was purchased by Franklin Township officials
to restore the entire home and property for a historical site. On the
grounds is also a Revolutionary War era cemetery.
story goes, a couple purchased the home in 1975. They lived here from
1975 until 1978. They rented the second floor out to others while
living in the first floor. The thoughts of living out a quiet and
peaceful life in this beautiful home was only a dream when they soon
learned they were not living in this home alone.
things began to occur such as one day the lady of the house was sitting
in the living room when she got up to go get something, when she
returned the chair had a puddle of water on it. The water came from
nowhere. Anther incident was when a
doily flew off the arm of a chair and almost slapped the lady of the
house in the head.
and dog acted even stranger with the dog acting overly excited and
wagging his tail while looking at the ceiling, but the cat sat hissing
while staring along with the dog.
radio would turn on by itself, doors would slam shut, and misty figures
appearing at the foot of the bed were among some of the strange and
After the Franklin Township purchased the home, they had a couple move
in as caretakers. However, they witnessed strange happenings as well
such as knocking at the front door late at night by unseen hands, items
would be moved from one place to another or would vanish totally,
lights would be turned off by themselves, noises would be heard in the
attic, and the ghost of a middle aged lady would appear at the foot of