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Real Haunted House

Main Street

Glassboro, New Jersey

According to legend, a small girl fell down the stairs in this house, many years ago, and was killed upon her final impact with the floor. Her spirit is said to still lurk around the premises.

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kalyan says:

November 28, 2005, 3:47 am

she might still have some desires to be filled

ina says:

March 16, 2006, 2:39 pm

Why would she haunt the house?She doesn’t have any unfinished business.Noone murdered her,she fell down the stairs!

Ashley says:

June 1, 2006, 6:11 pm

How can a girl be dead just by falling down the stairs!?!?!?!? Please tell me that because i fell down the steps a million times but im not dead am i?

inas says:

July 19, 2006, 2:17 pm

maybe u fell in a little stair way but maybe the gurl fell fromm a 64 stair way duh ashley. be smart.

lida says:

August 7, 2006, 6:30 pm

RESPONDING TO ina: how do yu know she fell,how does anyone know she fell,maybe she was pushed cause why would a little girl be in a house alone,there are alot of cases where kids’parents murder them so we really dont know and neither do you

Shell says:

August 17, 2006, 10:40 am

I lived about 10 minutes away from there when that girl died and remember very well the article in the newspaper. (Gloucester County Times) She didn’t simply fall down the stairs, her grandfather pushed her. He “fell” down the same stairs two weeks later while in the process of being accused of her death. Her brothers stated that while alive, she used to walk out on the wide ledge around the house and knock on their bedroom window trying to scare them. They said after she died they often heard knocking on their window. By the way, her name was Elizabeth.

Hope says:

August 21, 2006, 5:14 pm

aww thats so sad

Margaret says:

August 26, 2006, 10:34 pm

My neighbor gave my mother her late husbands garden gloves to use. My mother placed them on the stairs to the basement. A few days later when she was walking down the stairs she felt two hands on her shoulders “pushing her” down the stairs. She had to brace herself so she didn’t fall. She took those gloves and promptly returned them!

angie says:

August 28, 2006, 4:13 pm

yo like how my bff inas said that she is right b/c how can a girl just get pushed maybe that girl had a bad spirt and she wanted to die to not harm anyone?? i dont know nobody knows the truth!

angie says:

August 28, 2006, 4:15 pm

but i think shell is right!

Hope says:

September 20, 2006, 3:48 pm

i think she lived.. but she just broke her neck

Judie Ziegler says:

September 28, 2006, 8:21 pm

I use to know the people that lived in that house years ago. My father worked with the guy who owned it,this is all after that happened! They worked to gether at Struble and Moffit. I was in the house,and I went up and down the stairs and I could feel someone pushing slightly on my back.This is all before I knew the story.We were there for BBQ.But you could feel a cool feeling on the stairs.It was awesome. I heard that the story was on HBO too!

joey says:

October 14, 2006, 8:30 pm

i used to live in that house untill i moved to north carolina about 3 years ago….its weird that i found out that it was haunted by browsing haunted websites i always thought the house was haunted because eveytime i would walk up the stairs i would trip or get a cold tingling feeling down my spine…….and at night sometimes i thought i heard a thumping going down the stairs…….you may not believe me but its true….

Mr. Mann says:

December 5, 2006, 3:34 am

well well well, i dont understand what u all people talking abt.she was small girl so no unfinished business story applies here.
what i believe is that small children r much closer to god and they r true picture of god (free mind )
so i believe in god and i know what ever it is not right and v should stop making imaginations and free our mind too

god bless all

Patty says:

February 17, 2007, 10:01 pm

I WAS 14, AND THERE WAS A BOOK CALL GHOST STORIES OF New Jersey I’m 51 now and the story of Elizabeth was in it . A teacher was living in a victorian house on Main St in Glassboro N.J. She was haunting the staircase and knocking at his office window and bouncing a ball down the steps. He found remains in the house, and she was buried in the old cemetary with only the name Elizabeth. By the way this happened before my time.

Juan says:

February 26, 2007, 3:58 pm

you r all CRAZY

jamie says:

March 5, 2007, 3:02 pm

I think that the story needs more information so that people can know what is there to be afraid of

jamie says:

March 5, 2007, 3:03 pm

I think that the story needs more information so that people can know what is there to be afraid of and it needs to be exciting so that they would be scared out of their shoes

gabz says:

June 20, 2007, 2:14 pm

She is burried next to my school.My old principal rented the house out when he was in college. He was asleep one night when suddenly a pillowcase was put over his face. When he tried to pull it off, he couldnt, His bed started spinning and no one was in the room.Also, there are reports that prople who rent out the house hear little children playing outside around 3 in the morning.

Jazzi says:

June 20, 2007, 2:30 pm

i think that this story/ legend is soooo sad. my friend gabbz told me alll about this story like a month ago and since then i’ve been sooo interested. I live in glassboro soo i’ve seen the house before. i feel extra srry for gabbz b/c she lives closer to the house than i do and shes home alone right now and shes sooo scared.i swear that she might pee her pants. But i dont believe in ghosts soo this story doesnt make much sense. if u ask me i’d say that peole are probalely just imagining it all or just tryin to get attention my making up all kinds of stupid stories. the only time that i might actually be afraid if that house would be on halloween. i’m not sayin that that girl didnt die in that house but the haunting story thing is just fake.

Jazzi says:

June 20, 2007, 2:47 pm

COMMENTING TO MARGRET: i have no idea what your comment has to do with the little girl in that house. your comment doesnt even have to do with this story at all. your mom is probaley some old lady thats senile and is losing her mind! and what does the pair of gloves have to do with anything? no disrespect but your comment was just stupid and pointless. fill free to comment me back margret

lauren says:

June 21, 2007, 12:17 pm

omg!!!i live in glassboro and im friends with gabz and jazzi.this ghost story i believe in and it creeps me out and i agree with jazzi what did that comment hav 2 do with this story…yea so thats about all i hav 2 say sooo PEACE

Bill says:

July 4, 2007, 11:54 am

Can some1 please e-mail me this Glassboro address????????? ny address is Thank you. I do believe in life after death

JOHN michael Ryan says:

July 6, 2007, 12:02 am

I lived in this house for a while. My self along with my girlfriend were awoken by a child like frantic patting on the cheek…I use to wake up blameing my girlfriend…but she sware she was sound asleep…..this happend somany times until one night she was awoke by a cry and patting on the face….to her suprise I was sleeping on the sopha in the next room.she became a beliver quickly…

John Michael

El says:

August 3, 2007, 6:44 pm


YOUR MOM says:

August 11, 2007, 9:20 pm

i think it was good that she died…i mean we all have reasons for dieing..bbut i mean anyone who falls down the stairs and dies? hmm…weird?

Brady!?! says:

August 17, 2007, 11:58 am

I don’t get why the girl would still haunt people, i mean it’s not like anyone killed her.My friend Jazzi said that our old principal used to live their, and that he was haunted.But I dont know, it could just be a story….

grb says:

August 18, 2007, 5:30 pm

This story is very good but could a TINY bit longer! who agree’s?

ter says:

September 8, 2007, 12:59 pm

hi……..I live in Pitman, next town over from Glassboro andwould like to know the excat addy for this house. Anyone know??

Brooke says:

October 3, 2007, 9:37 pm

Alright, so I live in Glassboro. I’ve live right down Main Street and I have been there many times. This story is deffinetly not true. I walked around there day and night, and absolutly nothing has happened.

Chris says:

October 25, 2007, 10:02 am

I lived in this house in 1985 with three fraternity brothers. This house is crazy! Every night the heat turned off, every night there were loud foot steps up and down the stairs, and incident when showers and radios just turned on and off. There was a crazy experience one night, when we went into the empty attic to drink (cause thatâ??s what college kids do) and saw a little girlâ??s dress that was never there before. All of these experiences were incredible over the 4 months we lived there! At first we thought it was all just in our heads until a former tenant stopped by and started describing the same exact things. I never believed in this stuff until we actually experienced it! We actually started having fun with the experiences because we had no choice. We named the ghost Wally, (not knowing it was a girl) and named the house Wallyâ??s world. There is now a documented story of a UPS guy that delivered a package to the house. After a complaint that the package never got there, it was investigated and the ups driver said the daughter signed for it. The people living there never had a daughter and the only legible part on the ups receipt appeared to be a signature with a first name Elizabeth. Pretty crazy! But those of us that were there during those months know that this stuff really happened!

Unknown says:

October 31, 2007, 1:39 pm

I lived in this house…I heard about Elizabeth and everything…I didnt believe in ghosts then, but now i do…

Ok..So I just moved here, ignoring rumors. I lived there for about a 4 months when this happened. I had all funirture in, know where everything is, when I heard footsteps going up the stairs, then down. I thought it was my husband playing a joke so I looked out the window(to make sure) and his car wasnt there. So I just heard the footsteps touch the bottom when I was at the top. I was scared. I ran back to my room and called the police. They came and checked the house. This one policeman was talking to me at the top of the steps when he fell down them. Luckily, just his back was sore, and he got up. He said he felt a push. That’s when I decided tp leave..

Valeri Kolessar says:

January 22, 2008, 1:57 pm

My husband and I lived in this house with our two daughters at 317 N. Main St. between 1982 and 2000. Most of your posters here have the story right, a couple of you just want to see your name online. You didn’t live there when you claimed to have.

The house was being remodeled when we bought it and we did considerable work to it. Throughout the process it was evident something strange was going on but we didn’t know the story yet so didn’t relate it. I was painting in an upstairs bedroom and heard someone running up and down the steps only a few feet away. I turned the corner when the sound was loudest thinking our girls were playing on the steps. The steps were empty, the girls were fast asleep downstairs. Another time, my husband saw a figure of a female dressed in 1800s clothing sitting at the bottom of the stairs. After the remodeling was finished, things quieted down. We could hear boxes moving around the attic from time to time but no more sitings.

Bert Gonzalez says:

January 27, 2008, 2:10 pm

Hello to all. My name is Bert and I lived in this home briefly with relatives a few years ago. I couldn’t stay there long. Every time I would even go near the stairs, I would get sick. While going down the stairs on several occasions I fell. I was so freaked out by the occurences that I had to ask what happened in that house. Noone ever told me, I later found out in an article I read. I now understand the scratching on my window, the tripping down the stairs over something that wasn’t there, and the over all eerie feeling in the house. My relatives moved out soon after I left and my uncle asked to never speak to him of the house again. Now everything is clearer. Between the reading of the article I found and a few websites that have confirmed this story, I am a firm believer.

paige says:

February 12, 2008, 6:41 pm

how do you know it was her

kate says:

February 16, 2008, 8:05 pm

have you guys heard of icarly before?

kate says:

February 16, 2008, 8:06 pm

have u heard of icarly?

kate says:

February 16, 2008, 8:06 pm

hi guys

kate says:

February 16, 2008, 8:07 pm

omg that is so scary

kate says:

February 16, 2008, 8:09 pm


kate says:

February 16, 2008, 8:10 pm

u guys r so stupid and retarded nothing like that happened because i live in that house durdurdur

kate says:

February 16, 2008, 8:11 pm

oh and by the way you guys are idiots

kate says:

February 16, 2008, 8:12 pm

yeah i went there

Alan Bitters Jr says:

February 20, 2008, 9:39 pm

All I can say is I lived there from birth till I was 5 when my mother and I moved and she sold the place. This place is truly haunted I can remember dreams I had when I was young about falling down those same stairs. And it is totally possible to die from falling down those satirs the stairs were steep and at the end was a narrow hallway at the bottom. Anyways for people wjo do not believe you need to experience to understand. Thank you.

Gail says:

March 24, 2008, 7:42 pm

i use to live behind that house.there was a big field behind the house and my house was after the field. i knew the old lady that lived right next door to elizabeths house. she told me the story… she remebers when it happened. she was pushed. and she said she use to see her walking on the ledge. i believe it. you can go past that house and just get an erie feeling. i use to stare at the house from my bedroom window. there just wasnt something right…

anthony says:

April 13, 2008, 6:25 pm

Living in Glassboro for a while when i moved out all this crazy stuff started happening family dollar getting robbed a teen murdered his parents and recently a woman was murdered,how much **** happened around here.

Mikey says:

April 26, 2008, 1:28 pm

me and my friend’s have always been interested in the supernatural and people’s storie’s of thing happening to them so we have Decided to start investaeting the supernatural we will be starting are own mini series called “SUPERNATURAL EVENT’S” which will be on are myspace page coming october 2008 or 2009 we will visit place’s in new jersey and phila but we want real haunting not fake and we will be record it on are vedio cam’s. if your wondering why am so interested in the supernatural i when i was young my grandmother was born with a veil over her face that is someone who can see the dead and talk and know what’s going to happen before i dose in 1994 my grandmother passed away i was nine year’s old but as year’s went on and i grow older thing’s started to happen to be i would have dream’s of thing’s happening before i even did then with not just me friend’s family and even people i had no id who they were and everything i dreamed came tru that was the first sign of it then i started seeing shadow’s of figure’s which are called shadow people then came the spirt’s and then they started to talked to me and i could tell people about there love one’s and at first it’s scared me so i shut it off because one of my friend’s who is a Medium told me if you just pay no mind to it it will go away and it did do i regret doing that yea little but sometime’s the furture is better not to be told i feel
thank you for reading
but we are going to look into these story of that little girl who passed away when she fell down the step’s and yes you can die from falling down the step’s if you fall the wrong way you can break your neck i know someone who did and died

devon says:

May 28, 2008, 5:20 pm

my father lives in glassboro

Mike says:

July 27, 2008, 5:13 am

I run a paranormal research group out of south jersey. I also work in Gloucester County. I am going to attempt to go to this address and locate the owner. I am hope to run a full investigation throughout the house, and just for the sake of shutting some mouths on this page will post my findings. Go to and keep an eye out for the full results/evidence to be posted. Also feel free to leave any relevant info regarding this house or any other you believe to be haunted. I will do any house/business, Free of charge provided I have the permission of the home/business owner.

Michelle says:

August 22, 2008, 6:50 pm

I know this house very well and I know the story of Elizabeth…it is all true she and her grandfathe both passed in the house, the steps are very steep the floor is not even concrete it is all old sand and flagstone. It is really sad about what happened but the houe truly is haunted, at night you can hear the thumping from someone going down the basement steps as well as knocking on the windows and child singing around 3 am.

B.O.R.E.D says:

August 29, 2008, 11:20 am

this story couldve been creepier if it was a little longer…’a small girl fell down, and now her spirit lurks there’ … boring! -ish !

JRGG says:

September 19, 2008, 7:44 pm

Ok so exactly how many of you have lived in this house? I read all of the comments and it seems about 20 of you have, is that possible? I live near Gboro and never heard of this story, but who’s to say it isn’t true. I think most of you are full of it, especially if this happened decades/centuries ago..some of you who claim to have remembered this or knew the family probably weren’t even alive. It’s easy to pretend to know about a haunted story because there’s never any proof.

Ben Dover says:

October 10, 2008, 12:10 am

So…Who likes soap?

Michelle says:

October 18, 2008, 3:43 pm

I grew up in Glassboro and heard about Elizabeth quite often. She lived with her grandparents who resented her quite a bit (obviously). I am not sure if it was the grandmother of grandfather who did push her PURPOSLY down the stairs (which is a regular house Staircase). There are some violent things that happened while the principle (he was my principle at Thomas E Bowe School) There was an incident when I believe his or one of his roomates guitar was smashed to bits. I don’t think that it is just the little girl that is still there I believe the grandfather or grandmother is there as welland that those violent things were that one. I believe the girl is the child heard by many playing in the yard and knocking on the windows and walking the stairs but I don’t believe she is the one pushing….????I always felt that there was much more to this story than we know and that the poor little girl just wants to understand why they were so mean to her and till that day she will probably stay.

k says:

July 1, 2009, 10:01 pm

I heard the story that there was a haunted house on the road, but never knew about the little girl. Which house is it?

sparky says:

July 18, 2009, 9:27 pm

actually there are a lot of places on or near main st. in glassboro that are haunted…most of the locations are actually at rowan university…i forget the building name..maybe something with an h…but ask anyone from rowan…they all know about it

Bada Bing Crosby says:

September 14, 2009, 4:01 am

By Glassboro/Rowan University frat row, there are many ghosts of the all the girls who gangbanged theere. Ooo-fa!

Margaret says:

February 17, 2010, 10:40 pm

I was wondering if someone could tell me where this house is exactly? The story is fascinating and I recently recieved a picture from my aunt that has a little girl in it dressed in oldtime clothing(a dress actually) staring right at the camera.

� ξ � � ± ζ α says:

August 13, 2010, 4:31 pm

± think it isz scary .
But wat happen to the lil girl ???

Jenn says:

October 30, 2010, 1:26 am

Today 6 friends and I moved into this house. We will keep you posted. Since it is homecoming a lot of old students are back and they told us about the ghost so we decided to look it up and found this thread. If there is anyone who has ACTUALLY lived in the house, please post something so we can contact you.

Sam says:

December 6, 2010, 8:47 pm

Are you Kenny’s roommate? I heard that my one friend Kenny moved into a house on Main Street that was haunted by a girl and another ghost.

Sam says:

December 6, 2010, 8:48 pm

Are you Kenny’s roommate? I heard that my one friend Kenny moved into a house on Main Street that was haunted by a girl and another ghost. What is the true story behind the haunting?

Mel says:

December 18, 2010, 10:24 pm

So last night for what ever reason I decided to look up the haunted house my boyfriend’s aunt used to live in. We didn’t know what town it was in and had to call his parents today to find out where. That when I found this site. There was also another death in the house. My boyfriend’s cousin, a girl at the age of 16, committed suicide in her room on the second floor around 1999 or 2000.

His parents also have a story with this house. When my boyfriend was two (around 1990) his father took him to “the potty” and was reading a book to him while he went. While reading the story, they both heard a girl screaming “help me”. His father ignored it the first time but as he read it happened again. My BF kept asking “what was that” and his father looked around outside thinking it could be kids playing but no one was around so he gave up searching. He sat down on the ledge of the tub again and continued to read. The voice asked again “help me” and my bf said to his father “I think I’m done now”. For the rest of the visit my BF wouldn’t use that bathroom.

Jenn says:

February 3, 2011, 11:04 am

Gabz – you must be talking about Mr. Murphy. I remember when those quilt ladies would come in to do their stories – he would leave the room and never listen to that part. He never told us what happened, but our teacher told us that he had lived their in college. Creepy stuff. I never saw her looking out the window though so I can’t say she is or isn’t real. But I sort of believe it because Mr. Murphy – I very respectable man – was truly terrified of it.

denise rowand says:

February 15, 2011, 1:03 pm

the stroys is true my grantgrandmom lived 4 houes down form elizabeth dad died in the war so she and mom move in with her mother parents at the time she was 1 years old her mom died when she 5 of illess lizzy ever got over it her grandparents had to take care of her she was so bad afatr her mom died she wood play jokes on everbody her new like hide and weat for somebody to walk by and say boo when lizzy was 8 years her uecl sammal moved in he didnot like her jokes she play on he she telled kids she play with parents her uncel sammal is bad to me and they telled lizzys grandparents and they telled to there son the things lizzy told her grandparents the things he did to her he was a sick man one day lizzy was up stairs playing with kids and she falldown the staris and died one of the kids said her uncel puch her down my graet grand mom telled the story to my grandmom and she telled me the story the story is in alot of ghostbooks i readed them all and i went to the houes 317. n .main st. in glassboro i konw the adddeess well my greatgrandmom lived 4 houes away the houes was for rent so i get out of my car and look at the houes around in the back yrad and in the winddows i was going back to my car and a man said you dont went to runt this houes i said why the man told me he lived acrss the street for 45years two grils killed them slef in in houes in some time in the 80s and he telled me he seen elizabeths looking out the winddow when he setting outsiads in the chiar at night about 11.00 i saided my greatgrand mom liveed 4 houes down when lizzy died so i telled tom i konw she is in the houes still all i kown about the story but elizabeth kowns what if someone puch her kownone konw the real story but that what i was telled

Jenn says:

April 24, 2011, 5:32 pm

Ok, as I said a few months ago, my friends and I now live in this house. Lizzy is still there, she likes to play on the stairs. She hasn’t bothered us in awhile though.

Mel- Do you know what room it was in upstairs? We knew that had happened but we could not find any information. Also, do you know her name?

And yes, the guy across the street told us all of those stories too. Actually our first coversation with him he said, “Trash goes out on Thursdays and did you know your house is haunted?”

So yes, the stories are true. We can not find her headstone. And it’s not as active or as exciting as everyone has made it out to be.

denise says:

May 16, 2011, 11:12 pm

to jenn i have been seeing and talking to spirits age of 12 and iam 42 and helped some spirits and went to help some familys with thir haunded houeses. i have been to lizzys houes 3 time one time i looked in the window and saw lizzy she has long blonde hair and she was playing with a redball and she look at me and waveed and i waved and she was gone. lizzy name is elizabeth stanger. maybe i can comeover and i an talk to lizzy and we can hlep her i live in deptford n.j

stevie says:

May 16, 2011, 11:34 pm

denies helpd me she is a very very good person and a good witche and im very happy to know her jenn she well help you too she got a little boy spirit who was crying and calling for he’s mom and denies talked to the little boy and he passover she a good witche

michelle says:

June 18, 2011, 11:37 am

well i just read a story in a book called haunted heritage by michael norman and in the book the story of a small girl named jennifer fell down the stairs and died in her houes on glassboro n.j so is her name elizabeth or jennifer? some of the story said her uncle told her ghost stroys all the time and she love them so maybe this is why she haunts her houes. there are numevous book and storys about elizabath and jennifer they are the some girls so some one got the name wrong. i look up online both names and the storys are the some

Karen says:

October 12, 2011, 10:30 am

I was raised in the house next to this so called “haunted” one. Linda Hauck was the owner. She was born in 1864 and died in the late 1960’s. My mom and her were good friends. Her sister is the one who fell down the steps and died. Wasn’t pushed or killed. It was an accident. After Linda died my parents bought the house and I would be in there by myself upstairs taking wall paper off to get ready to paint. Nothing ever happened. No chills, voices, etc. It was when the college bought the house and the kids started having scenances (sp) that the problems began. Evil spirits are real but they can only get in when “invited”…the college kids did that.

somebody says:

October 14, 2011, 1:02 am

for onething no college kids lived in the houes befor the haunts and yes elizabath did died in the houes and yes denies rowands story is true my great aunt now denies greatgrandmom so find ghost books and some books of glassboro the stroy is in about 10 books and if the story was not true it wood not be the ghost stroy books so where.

geminibabygrl90 says:

October 16, 2011, 1:25 pm

okay i dislike people when they say people are crazy and or saying its all in someones head or just imagining but i do believe in that because i have my reasons but the people that are insulting others saying that others are crazy should prove to us that that place is or not haunted if they dont believe it that “stuff” because no one in this world should insult anyone because no one is perfect everyone has their flaws actually when you thing about it nobody in this world is normal everyone is weird in their own way

DKE says:

October 23, 2011, 5:46 pm

I live in the house now and we all hear footsteps in the attic when there’s no one up there

The Chef says:

February 9, 2012, 5:33 pm

I live around the corner, a few block’s away. I’ve heard about the story of the house being haunted since I was a kid, I’m 33 now. In school, one of my teachers showed my class the book about the teacher who lived there and encounterd the ghost. The teacher in the book was Mr. Murphy, my principal at the time and I asked him if it really happened and he told me it did.
The 16 year old girl who killed herself was named Kim. One of my best friends & my girlfriend knew her very well, but I knew her a little bit. For a long time I wasn’t sure what house it was but when I met Kim I learned that she lived there. I’ve only been in the house once, I was there one night with my ex girlfrend in 2001 or 2002 so I was well aware of the history of the house at the time but nothing strange happened to me when I was there. My girlfriend at the time lived there because it was a sorority house, so yeah, alot of people lived there, for those of you who doubt the amount of people claiming to have lived there. I can’t say all of them are being honest, but I know the woman claiming to have lived there from 1982 to 2000, really lived there. She posted the correct address, and it’s a yellow house if anyone’s wondering.

Hunter says:

June 20, 2012, 11:51 am

I live less than a mile away from this house right now. Elizabeth was pushed down the stairs. If you go up to the house at 3 am and say Elizabeth 3 times a little girl come up to the window. Me and my friends were dumb enough to do it
And lets just say we didn’t get much sleep that night.

Ryan Schreck says:

June 30, 2013, 8:13 pm

I actually am currently living in this house. The story goes her uncle pushed her down the stairs. The house and other houses in the area are very old. At least 100 years. They are built very oddly and the stairs can be considered steep. As far as ghosts and spirits, some people I know say they hear stuff even before i tell them the stories. But usually the more you give into the stories the more you hear stuff. I’m trying to keep a positive mentality lol

fish says:

July 26, 2013, 4:49 pm

this ghost is real, I have met this ghost many times. I have been in the house for 3 years under different owners. She has left occasionally but I can feel her presence. Nothing is fake here, you just have to understand that ghosts arent how they seem in the movies.

Iamwhoiam Whoelsecouldibe says:

September 2, 2016, 11:47 pm

Valeri Kolessar is correct. The Kolessar family lived there during the time period she stated.

Also, Mr. R. Murphy, the principal at the Bowe School when her youngest daughter and I attended in the early 1990’s was a teacher turned dministrator who occupied the house many years before. The university in Glassboro, NJ was originally The Normal School, a teaching college before it became Glassboro College, then the Rowan College, and now Rowen University.

The story about Elizabeth is that her UNCLE pushed her down the stairs. That was in the 19th century. The stairs leading to the second floor in that house are quite steep.

Mrs. Kolessar’s youngest daughter (at the time a junior in high school) was best friends with a girl a year younger than her, (since elementary school) who found her after she had shot herself in the head on October 16, 1997 in her parents’ bedroom, on their bed. Kim didn’t die in the house. She was barely alive when found and was airlifted to the trauma center at Cooper Hospital, in Camden, NJ and died just after midnight on October 24, 1997 after spending a week in a coma.

If her BFF just hadn’t left Kim alone after school that day and stayed with her, she may have never done it.

However, 2 years before that, Kimberly took an entire bottle of sleeping pills, and when Kim told the same girl that found for her after she shot herself what she had done over the phone, 911 was called and Kim successfully wrote it off as a “joke” and no one got her therapy or help. I think her BFF didn’t tell anyone about Kim’s suicidal ideations until it was too late because she was afraid no one would believe her, and her BFF was suicidal, too, and probably wouldn’t have wanted anyone to “tell” on her, leaving her in a very bad position. After her BFF called 911 two years before, Kim didn’t speak to her for a while.
So… her BFF was depressed and suicidal like Kim was, and when Kim was about to take things to the next level, they had both been open with each other about their suicidal ideations for over a year leading up to Kim’s self inflicted GSW. I don’t know anyone who knew there was a gun in the home, and when Kim’s BFF called Kim’s house after she got home that afternoon and no one was answering, she called a friend to drive her back there because the horror of the situation became an obvious reality, no longer just an ideation; it was for real this time.
Kim lost her will to live and ultimately lost her life. That October afternoon and the subsequent fallout within the town and school destroyed what was left of that girl. She ended up running away about a year later because of the guilt she already felt and the blame that was placed upon her by Kim’s family and friends. She had to sneak into the wake and after the service was spotted by Kim’s older sister, who lost it, cursing and shaming her in a church in front of a lot of people. That girl’s father had taken her there and sat in the back and when Rene (Kim’s sister) shamed that girl (Morgan -but her name is most likely different now I would have changed my name…) her father didn’t do anything at all. No one liked her father anyway, his indifference was par for the course. Everyone, including that girl’s father, just stood there and didn’t say or do anything. She wasn’t permitted to attend the funeral, either.

Honestly, I’m surprised she survived the earnest suicide attempts she’d made over the years, she always blamed herself and never argued the placement of the blame upon her for Kim’s death from anyone. She just accepted it. I never understood that. I can’t believe that girl is still alive. That’s no kind of life to live. After it happened a lot of people in Glassboro actually thought Kim was murdered by her BFF and all kinds of rumors were flying. Some even said there was a suicide pact among Kim & others… All anyone does in that town is gossip. No wonder Morgan ran away. Anyone who has any sense has long left that town/state. She received death threats on a consistent basis when she was still there and was ostracized by almost everyone.

Kim told stories about the alleged ghost Elizabeth. Two stand out on memory. One was that she and Rene were coloring in the office and the box of crayons (64 Crayola) got knocked over and they argued over who was to clean up. They went to the laundry room, (I can’t remember if it was their mom that was home or their father) and when they came back into the office all the crayons were picked up.

Another story has to do with clothes and hangers flying around the room, but I can’t recall who Kim said was there when it happened.

That house has/had a dirt basement and there used to be a creepy painting down there at the bottom of the basement stairs depicting a soldier with gold shoulder boards and tassels, and had an old school early/mid 19th century uniform and sword. One day after school I peaked down there and I do not believe in ghosts but I swear, hand to God, that I felt an ice cold air move through me and all my hairs stood up on end with an overwhelming fear and urge to run out of the basement.

The attic is always what people say is haunted, that they see Elizabeth in the window on the unfinished side, but having spent many afternoon hiding up there during the summer when Kim’s mother came home for lunch (her parents were pretty strict, no one was supposed to be over when they weren’t home, hence hiding during lunch) I never saw or felt anything that indicated a haunting while up there.

That’s all I have to say about that.

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