The Ghost of the Bernardsville Library
In Bernardsville New Jersey there have been two libraries since I have lived here. The new one is bigger and is made of brick. The old one is a smaller one story white building, and it is rumored that it is haunted. The story begins over two hundred years ago, when George Washington's army was still fighting the British.... In the year 1777, during the Revolutionary War, George Washington had his headquarters seven miles away in Morristown, and Bernardsville was a place named Veal town. At the time Veal town was a village that belonged to Bernard Township . At the time the old library was a tavern.
A lady named Parker, who lived in Veal town, was in love with a man who lived in the area. One night though, they found out he was a British spy and was hanged!
After the secret execution they put his body in coffin and stashed it in the basement of the tavern. The next day Parker wandered down into the basement. When she saw the coffin lying on a table, her curiosity made her opened it. After opening it she burst into tears. The corpse in the coffin was that of her loved one. She was so overwhelmed with sadness that she killed herself. Now in two thousand and nine, even though it is more than three hundred years later, if you go into the library after night, you can see her wandering through the rooms, moaning and crying......
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