Van Cortlandt Park - Real Haunted Place
- Broadway & Vancortlandt Park S
- Bronx, NY
Situated in the northwest Bronx, Van Cortlandt Park is a 1,146 acre stretch of woodland and nature. It also features running trails, sports fields, a pool, stables, and a haunted house. The park is situated on the site of the Stockbridge Indian Massacre, a horrific event in which British soldiers hunted and killed more than three dozen Native Americans; their bodies were buried in the northwestern corner of what is now in the park. Perhaps it is their spirits, then, that are causing paranormal happenings in the Van Cortlandt House. Visitors say that doors close on their own, disembodied whispers can be heard, and apparitions are sometimes seen in the building. There have even been reports of dolls getting up and walking on their own.
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It's haunted been here at night alone
I've been to the park in November of 2019 what I can tell is that it is truly haunted. I do ghost hunting on my own with just a few ghost hunting aquipment. I've walked the woods at night and it's terrifying! No words, I suggest coming with someone. Posted 5/13/20
I'm sixty years old, and have lived in the area my entire life. I have been to Van Cortlandt Park thousands of times. While I believe in spirits, I have never seen nor heard any ghosts in or around the park, or inside the mansion. Posted 2/12/18
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