{"id":7777345994970,"title":"The 1788 Morristown Ghost Hoax","handle":"copy-of-ghosts-of-northwestern-new-jersey","description":"\u003cdiv class=\"site__content \/ js-site__content width-restrict\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"row\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"welman-book\" itemscope=\"\" itemtype=\"http:\/\/schema.org\/Book\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"row\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"col-md-10 col-md-offset-1\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"tabs-row row\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"col-xs-12\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv id=\"bookInfoTabs\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"tab_container\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv id=\"tabOverview\" class=\"tab_content\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"bk-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"site__content \/ js-site__content width-restrict\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"row\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"welman-book\" itemscope=\"\" itemtype=\"http:\/\/schema.org\/Book\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"row\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"col-md-10 col-md-offset-1\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"tabs-row row\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"col-xs-12\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv id=\"bookInfoTabs\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"tab_container\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv id=\"tabOverview\" class=\"tab_content\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"bk-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"site__content \/ js-site__content width-restrict\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"row\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"welman-book\" itemscope=\"\" itemtype=\"http:\/\/schema.org\/Book\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"row\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"col-md-10 col-md-offset-1\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"tabs-row row\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"col-xs-12\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv id=\"bookInfoTabs\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"tab_container\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv id=\"tabOverview\" class=\"tab_content\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"bk-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003eThe saga of the Morristown ghost has been told around campfires and dinner tables in Morris County for generations. Local legend claimed that British Loyalists secretly buried stolen Patriot treasure on Schooleys Mountain as they fled the oncoming forces of George Washington during the Revolutionary War. Years later, in 1788, a former schoolteacher from Connecticut, Ransford Rodgers, convinced local prominent Morristown families that a ghost was protecting the true location of the treasure and that he alone could exorcise it. Little did the victims know, Rodgers was perpetuating an elaborate hoax and eventually extorted large sums of money from the embarrassed local elite. The tale has been recounted in various sensational pamphlets and publications ever since, leaving behind a mystery of what is true or myth. Author Peter Zablocki separates fact from fiction in the story of the great Morristown ghost hoax.\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"modal-zone\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cfooter class=\"site-footer hidden-print\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"width-restrict site-footer__columns\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"site-footer__column\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"footer-navigation \/ js-accordion\" data-accordion-group=\"footer-navigation\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/footer\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSoftcover, 112 pages, 25 images. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eArcadia Publishing\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e","published_at":"2022-09-13T14:50:29-04:00","created_at":"2022-09-13T14:14:59-04:00","vendor":"Arcadia Publishing","type":"Books \u0026 Cards","tags":["Books","Books Stationery and Pens","father","father's day","history","invoiced","new jersey history","nj history"],"price":2199,"price_min":2199,"price_max":2199,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":43234558443738,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"206-036","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"The 1788 Morristown Ghost Hoax","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":2199,"weight":181,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":8,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":"9781467150972","requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_allocations":[]}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1130\/7502\/products\/a978fbdd-f98e-40db-b9b0-14f2ff6d7fed.png?v=1663093044"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1130\/7502\/products\/a978fbdd-f98e-40db-b9b0-14f2ff6d7fed.png?v=1663093044","options":["Title"],"media":[{"alt":null,"id":30451065061594,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":0.651,"height":461,"width":300,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1130\/7502\/products\/a978fbdd-f98e-40db-b9b0-14f2ff6d7fed.png?v=1663093044"},"aspect_ratio":0.651,"height":461,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1130\/7502\/products\/a978fbdd-f98e-40db-b9b0-14f2ff6d7fed.png?v=1663093044","width":300}],"requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_groups":[],"content":"\u003cdiv class=\"site__content \/ js-site__content width-restrict\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"row\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"welman-book\" itemscope=\"\" itemtype=\"http:\/\/schema.org\/Book\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"row\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"col-md-10 col-md-offset-1\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"tabs-row row\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"col-xs-12\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv id=\"bookInfoTabs\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"tab_container\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv id=\"tabOverview\" class=\"tab_content\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"bk-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"site__content \/ js-site__content width-restrict\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"row\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"welman-book\" itemscope=\"\" itemtype=\"http:\/\/schema.org\/Book\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"row\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"col-md-10 col-md-offset-1\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"tabs-row row\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"col-xs-12\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv id=\"bookInfoTabs\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"tab_container\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv id=\"tabOverview\" class=\"tab_content\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"bk-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"site__content \/ js-site__content width-restrict\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"row\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"welman-book\" itemscope=\"\" itemtype=\"http:\/\/schema.org\/Book\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"row\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"col-md-10 col-md-offset-1\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"tabs-row row\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"col-xs-12\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv id=\"bookInfoTabs\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"tab_container\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv id=\"tabOverview\" class=\"tab_content\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"bk-desc\" itemprop=\"description\"\u003eThe saga of the Morristown ghost has been told around campfires and dinner tables in Morris County for generations. Local legend claimed that British Loyalists secretly buried stolen Patriot treasure on Schooleys Mountain as they fled the oncoming forces of George Washington during the Revolutionary War. Years later, in 1788, a former schoolteacher from Connecticut, Ransford Rodgers, convinced local prominent Morristown families that a ghost was protecting the true location of the treasure and that he alone could exorcise it. Little did the victims know, Rodgers was perpetuating an elaborate hoax and eventually extorted large sums of money from the embarrassed local elite. The tale has been recounted in various sensational pamphlets and publications ever since, leaving behind a mystery of what is true or myth. 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The 1788 Morristown Ghost Hoax

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The saga of the Morristown ghost has been told around campfires and dinner tables in Morris County for generations. Local legend claimed that British Loyalists secretly buried stolen Patriot treasure on Schooleys Mountain as they fled the oncoming forces of George Washington during the Revolutionary War. Years later, in 1788, a former schoolteacher from Connecticut, Ransford Rodgers, convinced local prominent Morristown families that a ghost was protecting the true location of the treasure and that he alone could exorcise it. Little did the victims know, Rodgers was perpetuating an elaborate hoax and eventually extorted large sums of money from the embarrassed local elite. The tale has been recounted in various sensational pamphlets and publications ever since, leaving behind a mystery of what is true or myth. Author Peter Zablocki separates fact from fiction in the story of the great Morristown ghost hoax.

Softcover, 112 pages, 25 images. 

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