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9/18/2016


History Comes Alive in Matawan At
Rose Hill Cemetery


-- 30 plus stories of families and events from Matawan's past

-- several new stories of paranormal activity at a site called by some the most haunted cemetery in New Jersey.

Saturday, October 15 at 2:00 PM
Sunday, October 16 at 2:00 PM


Where: Rose Hill Cemetery, Ravine Drive, near the intersection of Ravine and Middlesex Road. 


Parking in cemetery; in the school lot across street

Tickets: $10 per adult; $5 for children over 12. Available at event; All proceeds from the tours will go to the preservation of the Rose Hill Cemetery.

It's a fun, interesting time with a knowledgeable guide. Among the tales told on other tours 

  • Ghost Sightings
  • The GREAT Matawan fire of 1901
  • 1896 gruesome murder
  • Tragic 1916 shark attack victims
  • Strange death at the Matawan House Hote
  • Funeral attended by two US presidents
  • 1918 Morgan explosion
  • Civil War casualties, WWI heroes 
  • Zombie burial?


    After the walk, don't forget to check out the books on the history of Matawan Borough and Aberdeen Township. Many of the names in Rosehill appear in them as well as other tales of local interest.


    Event Sponsored by the Matawan Historical Society and Rose Hill Cemetery

    For additional information contact: savolaine@hotmail.com

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