There are more than 2,000 cemeteries in New Jersey but only one is the oldest continually operated, privately owned cemetery in the United States. Eglington Cemetery was established in 1776 and is still active to this day. It is open to the public (offices are currently closed) and visitors are expected to be respectful. It is quite beautiful but it’s also, according to paranormal experts, incredibly haunted.

The cemetery office (as of last 2019) offered a map that pointed out notable gravesites. They may be made available again when the offices reopen. This cemetery is just as important to the living as it is for the dead. Curious visitors are welcome but should not create messes or disturbances. Speaking of disturbances, you can hear the EVP recordings for yourself on the Precision Paranormal website.

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