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Haunted Army Posts & Battle Grounds in Long Island

Across ##Region##, there are numerous abandoned and retired Army Posts and Battle Grounds that are haunted by soldiers of years gone by. If you love local history as much as you love Haunt Seeking, then you'll want to check out one of STATE's Haunted Army Posts and Battle Grounds, many of which are open to the public, and some of which even offer educational guided tours!
 
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  •   Camp Hero Montauk, NY
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    Camp Hero was constructed in 1942 as a secretive military base; due to fears that it might be vulnerable to German U-boat attacks, the camp was designed to resemble an innocuous New England fishing town from the outside. During the 1950s, the base was outfitted to protect against potential Soviet missile threats, but its radar systems was deemed outdated by 1981, at which point it was... Read More

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  •   Smithtown Armory Nesconset, NY
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    Built in 1961, the Smithtown Armory stored munitions and repaired weapons for the US military for most of its life; it also stationed several squadrons for a brief time. The armory was closed in 1991 and sold in 1992 to the Town of Nesconset. Nearly two decades later it was converted into the Nesconset branch of the Smithtown Library. Since reopening, visitors have felt cold spots in... Read More

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  •   Raynham Hall Oyster Bay, NY
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    Now a twenty-room museum providing glimpses into American history, Raynham Hall was originally home to the Townsend family. During the Revolution it was also used to quarter British soldiers, including Major John Andre, who attempted to bribe Benedict Arnold to surrender his troops only to have the plot foiled by Townsend’s daughter, who overheard his discussion and had it reported to... Read More

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  •   Fort Slongo Battlefield Fort Salonga, NY
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    The Battle of Fort Slongo took place during October of 1781 between British troops and American Revolutionary forces. In the early morning of October 3rd, American forces assaulted the fort and wrestled it from British control in a matter of minutes. The American troops only suffered one injury; Sergeant Elijah Churchill was wounded, but would later receive the Badge of Military Merit... Read More

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