Clinton Road, West Milford, New Jersey

This week Pegman visits Clinton Road in West Milford New Jersey and what a crepy place! It’s well worth reading some of the history of the area – let the myths inspire you

WHAT PEGMAN SAW

Clinton Road, West Milford, New Jersey © Google Maps

There is a road some fifty-three miles NNE of New York City with a strange reputation. This week, Pegman has stranded you there.

Volumes have been written about Clinton Road in West Milford, NJ, but you only need to write 150 words. The only limit is your imagination.

Feel free to capture your own streetview. If you’re not up to a weird tale, feel free to wander anywhere within the state of New Jersey for your story.

Once your 150 words are polished, you can share with other contributors using the Linkup below. Reading and commenting on others’ work is part of the fun!

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6 thoughts on “Clinton Road, West Milford, New Jersey

  1. Hey Lynn! Funny, I’m familiar with this area. It’s between the airport we always fly into when I go back home to visit my family on the east coast. We drive from Newark, NJ to Allentown, Pennsylvania, and cross over 31 to Clinton, if I’m correct. And my wife’s best friend Erica’s dad has a horse farm around there, and some ghost stories to go with it. We’re going back there next month for our kids’ spring break and I’ll keep my eyes peeled for roadside spirits!

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    1. There are some interesting tales linked to the road, though what brings so much interest to this spot and not dozens of similarly isolated, wooded spots, who knows. Strong links to the Klan and the Mob, so maybe the Mafia have invented stories about it, tried to discourage people from finding where the bodies are buried

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      1. That’s a good theory. Funny: I tried to explain “the mob”/ mafia to my kids over dinner last night. That’s an interesting exercise. “Organized crime.” And old-world brutality, fear and intimidation, normalized as part of a culture.

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      2. Yes, the term ‘organised crime’ almost adds a legitimacy absent in the more rough and ready, disorganised criminal’s activities! Crime, but with spreadsheets and synched diaries.

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