Phyllis, The Library’s Ghost

Date: Oct 8, 2016
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Bernardsville Library

Vealtown TavernBernardsville Public Library, formerly housed in the Vealtown Tavern on Route 202, is famous for its ghost Phyllis Parker. As legend has it, Phyllis, the innkeeper’s daughter, fell in love with a doctor who was revealed to be a British spy. She reportedly went mad when she learned he had been hanged, and has haunted the building ever since. Learn what we do and don’t know about Phyllis, historical background, and sightings, from the volunteers in our Local History Room. The room will be open for visitors after the talk. Free. Advance sign-up is requested. Click here to sign up.


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