Friday, April 26, 2019

Spectre Photographed at 'Haunted Hill'


I recently received the following account:

It was my two sons' spring break, so I was looking for some cheap and easy things to do with them as well as get them moving outside. I opted to take them up to Jockey Hollow at Morristown National Historical Park in Morristown, NJ. This is America's oldest National Historical Park which commemorates George Washington and the Continental Army's second winter encampment in Morristown during the Revolution in 1779-80. We parked in the small, empty lot at the base of the old Pennsylvania Line soldier hut hill. It needs to be noted that this particular area has been known as a sort of paranormal hotspot for years. There have been various ghost sightings as well as Bigfoot-like cryptid sightings back in the 60s. The particular hill which the soldier huts are on has even gained the moniker, "Haunted Hill" and has been written about in the past.

It was an overcast, warm day and deserted around the area of the huts, so it was actually a nice time to be there. We parked the car, and as I got out and looked up at the lonely huts I noticed how nice they looked from my perspective, with the forsythia in full bloom around the lot. I snapped a photo then we began our short trek up. I have to emphasize that my sons and I were definitely the only ones there. There was no one on the only path leading to the huts, and when we got there, there was no one who could have been concealed from our sight inside any of them. My sons went in all four huts (as they always do when we visit there) and it would have been impossible to miss anyone in the small structures or walking down the clearly visible path back down to the road.

Two days later I’m going through the photos on my phone and I remembered the one I took of the huts the other day. I began to crop it a bit, but when I zoomed in I noticed something which I hadn’t when I took it. In the doorway of the hut farthest to the left looked to be a person peering into it. Since it’s substantially zoomed in it’s not the clearest, but it’s clearly a figure dressed in somewhat odd clothing: high socks, black pants and vest, and billowy white sleeves. It almost appears that the figure is in black-and-white.

There are two aspects that make me really wonder about this. First, I’m beyond sure that there was nobody else near those huts when we were there. There’s one way up and one way down and it’s impossible to miss someone when you’re walking up and when you get up there. Also, it's a wide open spot and when you're there you can hear even the slightest sound, which we did not other than ourselves. Secondly, as documented before, this area is not new to strange happenings—especially that hill. -Keith IN NJ


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