Crypt keepers

Images of ghastly haunts in Hudson County

It’s said the restless spirit of a murdered machinist haunts the old Daily News building in Jersey City, and legend has it that a trio of lost souls roams Arthur’s Tavern in Hoboken. But whatever happened to the old fashioned ghosts who spooked mischievous teens in graveyards by the light of the full moon? They were around long before Michael Meyers, long before Freddie Kruger. The Reporter decided to visit various graves around Hudson County for evidence of their presence.
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Photos by E. Assata Wright and Tricia Tirella

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