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Explore Heritage & Hauntings of Downtown Toms River

Posted: April 10, 2022
“Toms River, a town technically older than America itself (founded on 1767), is a hotbed of historic and cultural significance.  There is a great deal known about the town’s role throughout history and even more not known or unconfirmed about is rich and sometime controversial past. From alleged old Indian burial grounds to Revolutionary War battle sites, from locations where scenes of the original horror film Amityville Horror were filmed to the underground tunnels, from Captain’s Row to the 200 year of cemetery…there is a wide array of notable occurrences, landmarks, rumors, and hauntings to be explored. The Hidden History Trail provides an interactive platform for researching, exploring, and possibility expanding our local knowledge of Downtown TR Heritage and Hauntings…”
Photo Credit : @downtowntomsriver  Picture of Downtown Toms River