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Most Haunted Places in NYC

October 01, 2018

Halloween is around the corner. Awaken your inner goblins and ghouls by visiting the most haunted places in Gotham. In a city with over 400 years of history, the buildings and streets tell a tale of mystery and intrigue. Get into the spooky spirit with a day of festive sightseeing.

Merchant’s House Museum, East Village

Head to this National Historic Landmark for a day of history and ghost tales. The Treadwell family lived here for 100 years and it's the only preserved 19th-century family home in NYC. Rumor has it that the youngest daughter, Gertrude Steadwell, still looks over the house to this day. Take a candlelight ghost tour to experience the haunted atmosphere yourself... if you dare. 

St. Paul’s Chapel, SoHo

Venture into the heart of SoHo to discover this historic landmark with a shadowy past. The chapel's graveyard, which dates to 1697, is said to be haunted by its occupants. One of which was English actor George Frederick Cooke, who sold his head for research when he lost a bet gambling. Ever since his death in the 17th century, a headless ghost has been spotted wandering the graveyard and nearby streets and alleys.

The Ear Inn, West Village

Enjoy a drink at one of the oldest drinking establishments in the city, but keep your eyes peeled for a saucy ghost named Mickey that used to be a sailor. He was tragically hit by a car in front of the pub, and now people say he can be seen flirting and socializing with the female patrons.