The Deadly History Of This New Jersey Museum Is Terrifying But True

The Red Mill Museum Village in Clinton is a stunning historic site that should not be missed. It has a rich history and overlooks the scenic Raritan River. It’s also located in close proximity to a very charming downtown area with lovely eateries including The Clean Plate Kitchen, Bassano Italian and Just Chill Frozen Desserts & Creperie. The Red Mill is the kind of place you want to go again and again, especially since it offers some spectacular events. However, the vibrant red exterior hides a haunting past.

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The mill has been featured on the TV show, Ghost Hunters, and has even been the subject of a documentary (Ghosts of The Red Mill). See the chilling trailer, uploaded by YouTube user Mark Johnson:

While the museum’s history may be startling to some, dangerous working conditions were a reality of life in New Jersey mines and mills. The site has been transformed into a one-of-a-kind non-profit that transports visitors to the past. The Red Mill and surrounding village are meant to preserve the history and culture of Hunterdon County. Enjoy regular and rotating exhibits and a collection of over 40,000 items. Special events include Revolutionary and Civil War reenactments, blacksmith demonstrations and so much more.

For another beautiful but potentially paranormal spot, check out this article, focused on the Pine Barrens and the notorious Jersey Devil.