Abandoned House near Pohatcong Creek

Discussion in 'Ghost Towns and Forgotten Places' started by vampchick13, Apr 15, 2009.

  1. vampchick13 New Member

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    Apr 15, 2009
    there's an old abandoned house near pohatcong creek in Washington, New Jersey. I've always lived in washington and it's always caught my eye. Does anyone have any information on it? My boyfriend has been in it and said that its falling apart. And that the stairs are termite infested and that people have fallen through the floors. So, i recommend not going in it.
    It's across from Dogwood Lane.
    And is right near Brass Castle Road.
    If you do know anything, it would be a big help.
  2. pinelandpaddler Piney

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    Apr 6, 2004
    I can't help you there. I'm only familiar with the Pohatcong Creek in Ocean Township, along which stands a home dating from 1699.
  3. Mts83 New Member

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    Oct 24, 2008
    Egg Harbor City area
    I'm somewhat familiar with the "other" Washington, and Pohatcong Creek (It's in Warren County) but I don't know about the house you're talking about.
  4. vampchick13 New Member

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    Apr 15, 2009
    it is in warren county.
    and its sorta far back in the woods.
    you probably wouldnt see it just driving by. but if you were to stop at dogwood lane you would see it.
    not many people seem to know about it.
  5. Ben Ruset Administrator

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    Oct 12, 2004
    Asbury Park, NJ
    Warren County?? Where's that? :)
  6. kayakmac New Member

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    Mar 11, 2009
    Hail from Greenbank. Grew up on the Mullica. Work
    I believe that's up "narth", (where they "don't" speak Elizabethan)!:dance:
  7. DeepXplor Explorer

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    Nov 5, 2008
    Jersey Shore
    North Jersey

    Different State. North Jersey and South Jersey are so different I consider it as two different states. I don't believe that there is a Central Jersey, they are folks from North Jersey who don't want to be included with that lot. They speak differently, their politics are different, they get our tax dollars and we are treated as the step child. Please don't tell anyone from North Jersey that we have the Pines down here, they may want to build high rise apartment houses and offices here. I have some neighbors at my shore home from North Jersey and they are amazed that we say hello to someone walking on our street and they can't understand that we don't always have to lock our doors especially when we are in the house.
  8. MarkBNJ Piney

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    Jun 17, 2007
    Long Valley, NJ
    I know the spot, but I don't know anything about the history and haven't been in it. I think it's near where Brass Castle and Forces Hill come together. There's a tangle of old roads there that have been shifted around by the engineers over time, and one of the faded ones ran close to that house, I believe. There are more than a few such places up here in the nw corner, if you keep your eyes open. I'm in Long Valley, by the way, not far from you.
  9. vampchick13 New Member

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    Apr 15, 2009
    thats exactly where it is.
    near brass castle.
    and yeah. i'm really interested in abandoned houses. so if there were any houses worth checking out, then definitely tell me.
    thanks. =]
  10. pinkspider315 New Member

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    Apr 19, 2009
    i came across this thread looking for a house i visted when i was young, its on brass castle rd. If you get on brass castle rd from washington, its your first left once you get into the wooded area, there are three houses there, and the road ends abruptly after them, theres now a guard rail there but it used to go up the mountain a bit and eventually turn into a dirt road, weird stuff up there, newspapers from the 50's, i'm not sure of the houses exact history, but i went up there maybe 15 years ago, i'm not sure who owns the land or if the house still exists, but i'd like to hike up there this summer and try to find it. anyone else know of it?

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