|Mount Misery Road near Huntington, New York. The area is thought to be a paranormal hotspot and is home to many ghosts.|
Settlers on Long Island were warned by the Native Matnecock tribe to stay away from Mount Misery. The believed that the land was cursed. It earned its name from the land itself. Very hard to navigate and no crops would ever grow on it and it has been the scene of many deaths over the years and very strange things have happened to many people here. Once in its history, a strange hermit like man was found wandering around Mount Misery with a basket full of human heads! Many ghosts haunt this place.
|Mount Misery Road comes to a dead end and then there is nothing.|
Lady in WhiteA woman named Mary is said to haunt Sweet Hollow Road as well as a nearby cemetery where some say that she is buried. It is thought that her name was Mary. One night she had a fight with her boyfriend as they were driving down Sweet Hollow Road. She jumped out of the car and was struck and killed by the car behind them. Now she is seen walking along the road at night wearing a white dress.
Men in BlackStrange men in dressed in all black have been seen walking around the area. It is unknown where they are from or what they want. They have been known to approach people and ask off the wall questions.
Hell Hound of Mount MiseryA phantom dog has been spotted roaming these woods many times over the years. It is said that the dog is black and has glowing red eyes and does not quite look the same as an ordinary dog. It is supposed to be an omen of death if you see it.
Phantom PolicemanA phantom police officer is also said to haunt Sweet Hollow Road. If you are pulled over by the police on this road, he may be a ghost. If her turns to go back to his car and he has a hole in the back of his head, you've just had an encounter with a ghost!
Sweet Hollow RoadGhosts of kids who were killed there in the 1930s are said to linger near a bridge. A few boys were said to have been hung from the bridge that passes over Sweet Hollow Road. Their shadowy forms can still be seen hanging occasionally. Many strange occurrences have happened on Mount Misery Road as well.
|Sweet Hollow Road is haunted by several spirits. Photo by longislandpress.com|
Mount Misery is near the section of Sweet Hollow Road between Jerico Pike and State Route 110 and is the highest point on Long Island. Mount Misery Road, is the best way to get to the hill itself.