Paranormal File: Spy House Historical Documents and Folklore

The Spy House has been a popular subject in the paranormal section on this blog over the years. Located in Port Monmouth, New Jersey, it has been an alluring location for ghost hunters, psychics, and paranormal tourists for decades. While I have captured my own evidence at the house and I believe it is haunted,…

The Invented History of the Spy House

There is an old saying that goes, “When legend becomes fact, print the legend.” That is exactly what the late-Gertrude Neidlinger, former curator of the Spy House Museum in Port Monmouth, did during her time from the 1970’s through the 90’s; only she went one step further: she did not just print the legend, she…

Paranormal File: Walking Through a Cemetery at Midnight

You have not lived until you’ve walked through a cemetery at midnight with a nightvision monocular. That was what I was up to last night along with four of our team members who decided that a little late-Friday night ghost hunting would liven up an otherwise mundane evening. While we did not encounter anything paranormal,…

Weathering the Storm: The Spy House Still Stands

Call it fate, irony, or a little bit of both, but the Spy House still stands in Port Monmouth, New Jersey, not being the victim of any apparent damage, at least not that I could see from the pier parking lot, as I could not get any closer yesterday due to the property being roped…

Upcoming Lecture: New Jersey’s Role in the American Revolution

Just wanted to give a last call to all those who may be interested in attending the lecture Jeff Huber and I are giving this Thursday. There are still a few spots open, so if you are interested, please see the information below to register, either online by clicking here, or by phone (number below)….

Paranormal File: A Face in a Spy House Window and an Upcoming Lecture

Though no one is allowed inside the Spy House (now Bayshore Waterfront Park) for anything paranormal, Jeff Huber and I will be giving a lecture on New Jersey’s Role in the American Revolution there, this coming Thursday, January 27 at 6 pm. I am still waiting to hear from my superiors on just what exactly…