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Going Postal

South Branch, New Jersey

In this three story Victorian-style house lie many strange happenings. According to legend, a whole family was murdered in the old post office next door. That house dates from the Civil War, and was torn down in the late 1970’s. Some of the strange occurrences in the house include: the vacuum cleaner turned on and is pushed by itself, the furniture moved by itself, door handles rattled by themselves, the German shepherd inside the house cowered under the bed, curtains were seen moving back from outside when no one was home, and many others.

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Jasmine says:

January 16, 2006, 9:33 pm

Could it be that this house is on a slant or something?

Lilu says:

February 12, 2006, 9:33 pm

That sounds scary and a little bit creepy I wouldn’t want to go there

mike pamsore says:

February 25, 2006, 8:38 pm

ya a rite

leah says:

March 12, 2006, 12:08 pm

i dont belive this because HOW ACAN A VACUMM MOVE ITS SELF!!!

UchihaNatsune says:

April 19, 2006, 4:33 pm


Rachael says:

May 15, 2006, 2:33 pm

my vacum already moves!!! By it self!

nicolle G says:

August 8, 2006, 3:33 pm

hello is anyone there

angel says:

August 15, 2006, 1:41 pm


Jason says:

August 19, 2006, 8:33 am

They were killed in the Civil War era. How do they know what a vaccuum is?

Hope says:

August 22, 2006, 7:59 pm

ummm… they do things to getpeople out of their house, they touch things even they don’t know what they are, just to scare them…

scott says:

October 25, 2006, 3:37 pm

I believe it. To those who never experienced this you can not imagine what these people go through. I also was a non believer until I moved into a house with strange happenings. My wife also did not believe until we moved in. When my kids see and hear things you always have to make up excuses of what they are when you know what is going on. Yes people can dramatize what actually happens but most of it is real. You have to say to yourselves if these people are lying what are they getting out of this. Nothing at all so why would someone lie about this. I can tell you why they tell their stories is because they want to make sense of it all. These things do happen and the more you investigate the more you can tell what is fiction and what is truth.

allissa says:

October 26, 2006, 5:14 pm

Scott, I’m sorry to ask, but, I have to. Are you ?
Are you like the kid in the first story? 😀

tj says:

February 25, 2007, 8:49 am

this is a load of junk i bet u they all do it just for
the publicity, they arent actually haunted.

Vanessa says:

February 27, 2007, 2:14 pm

Hello am im a witch so is my friend. We have magical powers. Do u?

Vanessa says:

February 27, 2007, 2:19 pm

This hole thing is true i saw it i see things before it happens.:)

Vanessa says:

February 27, 2007, 2:20 pm

ello. does anyone else have powers? didn’t think so

katlin says:

June 19, 2007, 12:22 pm

Vanessa you are lieing. Nobody can have witch or phycic powers. And Rachaelb how can your vacum move by its self? It can’t. This stuff is all a load of junk. People just say this stuff to scare other people. It is stupid and retarded!!!! Umm… who would belive these dumb, make belive stories anyway???? NOT ME!!!! Ya I know every one is entittled to thier own opinion but in this case whoever thinks this stuff is true is WRONG!!!!!!!!!

katlin says:

June 19, 2007, 12:23 pm

Vanessa you are lieing. Nobody can have witch or phycic powers. And Rachael how can your vacum move by its self? It can’t. This stuff is all a load of junk. People just say this stuff to scare other people. It is stupid and retarded!!!! Umm… who would belive these dumb, make belive stories anyway???? NOT ME!!!! Ya I know every one is entittled to thier own opinion but in this case whoever thinks this stuff is true is WRONG!!!!!!!!!

Jazzi says:

June 20, 2007, 3:31 pm

i agree with Jason 100%. you guys are all commenting on whether this story is true or not. And vanessa or whoever the heck u are your not a witch(even though it is possible when wiches are acutually woman worshipers of the devil) b/c if u were u wouldnt tell all of us this randomly. Your stupid so just shut up! Anyways how could a vacum cleaner turn on by its self if it wasnt even invented yet?

Gypciesoul says:

July 28, 2007, 8:55 am

Dearest Katlin,
I am psychic, clairvoyant. Have been aware of this since the age of 4. “I see dead people.”
Could it be that because you are afraid of what you don’t understand that you choose to make yourself feel safe by denying?

El says:

August 3, 2007, 7:48 pm


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Mari says:

January 7, 2008, 9:24 pm

HELLLOOOOOO PEOPLE, IF YOU DON’T BELIEVE THEN GET THE HELL OUT!!!!! As for you who scare easily and think that people write about this stuff to scare you…you must be the retard ones. HOW CAN YOU BE SCARED OF SOMETHING YOU DON’T BELIEVE IN!!!!

M&M says:

March 5, 2008, 10:08 pm

I am a firm believer that their is another world or life after death and that these beings are trying to communicate with us. I have had many personal experiances of hauntings throught my life as a child and and still now as an adult. I really believe that old homes are haunted( espically Victorian homes).. I can believe that the vacuum cleaner came on by itself.. because the spirts are looking for a form to reach us..but to move itself well that part I do not believe. I would have to see it to believe it. My currect home is a old victorian home and weird things happen here. I have even captured pictures of orbs throughout my home.( and not it’s not dust)
So yes, if your not open minded you will proberly miss these unexplainable things.

Hadar G says:

July 20, 2009, 10:16 am

I got scared for like half a millisecond. THIS STUFF ISN’T REAL. THEY JUST WANNA SCARE YOU!

jerzygirl says:

July 22, 2009, 5:47 pm

If this isn’t true then does anyone know a place that is haunted email me if you do

cornelius says:

October 17, 2009, 10:39 pm

Ladies and Gentlemen,
I have had minor experience with the unexplained and have research the subject extensively. Currently I lead a paranormal group known as the Nightwatch. It is possible for spirits to remain behind after a house has been torn down. (We’re not sure why but it has been known to happen) As for the activity in the house it all appears to be the moving of objects. The age of the spirits have little effect on the type of activity. Though the description is very bland. Any questions feel free to ask me. As for those who do not believe. please stop calling believers lairs. if you dont like what they say you dont have to comment

Ericaaa says:

October 19, 2010, 2:33 pm

its called a roomba…and it knows when dirty things are around it will move by itself and clean up all the scary dirty stuff

creepy says:

November 3, 2010, 1:18 pm

for some reason i just wanna go in dat house

Kimberly says:

November 21, 2010, 3:26 pm

cornelius, i am a proffesional in the paranormal arts we have studied things for many years, ghost tend to stay in the place they may have died in or are physically attached to. Even if its been demolished, there may still be something leftover anything, that a ghost can attach itself to. In there eyes we think its always going to be there because the settings when they died may stay the same because thats the time they died in.

mrs rowand says:

February 19, 2011, 1:31 pm

the stroy is true it is theres a book called real haunted houes of n.j. and the stroy was on the biography channl. the bio. channl has stroy all the time about real haunted ghost stroys and true hauntings. on the weeks sat. and sun. all day and nigth.

denise says:

March 8, 2011, 12:12 am

yes the stroy true in a book called real haunted houes of new jersey by a.s mott. by the way. iam a witch to and yes witch have power,s and do magic i belong to the spirts world. and have phycic powers to blass be.

Shay says:

July 9, 2011, 8:17 pm

Dear Gypciesoul,
I agree with you on so many levels my grandmother has these certan powers , not like super powerd, but powers like you and i understand a lot. And i hate to be mean but to all the people that dont believe, i feel bad for you. Its honestly an amazing experince to be able to understand and witness this type of stuff.

ray says:

May 9, 2012, 11:02 am

its really haunted………. yolo

samanth says:

August 2, 2012, 1:09 pm

katlin why are u getting so defence of you must have had a ghost experiences and dont want to admit you have so your geting made at other people stories. I know ghost exist i have had many experiences.If you open your mind to it. Its not a bad thing to belive in. And jazzi and jason the vacum cleaner dident move on its own it was moved by a sprit that wanted to play games and they dont need to know what something is the be able to move something.Also they can see us as well and see what we are doing so they can learn how to uses things

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