Top 10 Abandoned Places in New Jersey

Top 10 Abandoned Places in New Jersey

With over 233 years of history, New Jersey is packed with creepy and abandoned places to explore! Here are the Top 10 Abandoned Places in New Jersey!

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  1. Harold Hannum on May 27, 2023 at 7:36 am

    Give us another video of New Jersey.

  2. plumberwrx on May 27, 2023 at 7:37 am

    The d.o.d and keystone watch tower some other cool spots

  3. Babatunde on May 27, 2023 at 7:38 am

    There’s also walpak which is a whole abandoned town in sussux county

  4. Nick Poverman on May 27, 2023 at 7:40 am

    You said the Van Slyke Castle was built in the 1990s. WTF? You might want to do this over. You also pronounced Newark wrong.

  5. Andy Chencharik on May 27, 2023 at 7:41 am

    It’s pronounced Nork

  6. Rocketman 697 on May 27, 2023 at 7:45 am

    You need to research the history and pronunciation of the places you’re talking about. Many errors.

  7. John Robinson on May 27, 2023 at 7:46 am

    Slow down and take a breath, maybe pause between structure. Had to leave by fifth location.

  8. Tommy Tom on May 27, 2023 at 7:46 am

    This fucking guy talks like the longest run-on sentence ever made

  9. John Hauck on May 27, 2023 at 7:50 am

    Neat video! Some constructive criticisms: it’s pronounced "Wanna-kew" and the "Redding" railroad.

  10. VirgoDar on May 27, 2023 at 7:54 am

    I knew Mercer Hospital would rank high. I was born there and grew up in that general area.
    Coincidentally, I currently work for the healthcare system that took over Mercer Hospital, eventually selling it completely in 2013 as you correctly noted.
    However, the new hospital that was built a couple years before was not in Hamilton. It was in Hopewell Township (basically Pennington NJ).
    Neither is considered "far" from Trenton.
    However, the new hospital is only accessible by car, and is directly off a highway. I don’t think you can even take public transportation to get there from Trenton.
    Whereas the old Mercer Hospital was right in the middle of a residential area and used to see a lot of foot traffic. That was part of the reason why residents in that area complained about it closing.
    Also Trenton had (and still has) two other hospitals within city limits, but Mercer always had a better reputation among them.
    It was indeed an epic hospital, the only one many would go to when they had a choice.
    Just some insight from a local.

  11. Greg S on May 27, 2023 at 7:54 am

    FYI…pronounced Wah-nah-que

  12. Joe Anthony on May 27, 2023 at 7:54 am

    It’s wanaque and pronounced nork

  13. Amy on May 27, 2023 at 7:55 am

    Wanaque is pronounced Wah-NAH-kee, not Wanock. Also, Reading is pronounced Redding, not Reeding. Also, Newark has the emphasis on the first syllable, not the second: NEWerk, not NewARK.

  14. Michael K on May 27, 2023 at 7:56 am

    Dude you got a lot of the history about the Essex county hospital wrong . The city of Newark never owned any of it for starters and overbrook was a total different hospital located in Verona NJ. Overbrook was also know as the Essex County Sanatorium and also owned and operated by the County of Essex. It closed in the early 80’s and the patients were transferred to the remaining wards of the Essex County hospital center just below the hill. The hospital in Belleville was used for tb patients and once TB was no longer a threat it was used for geriatric citizens of Essex County until the early 90’s . Two totally different hospitals for different uses located on opposite sides of the county. The county still operates a smaller hospital in cedar grove which was built in the mid to late 2000’s. All the remaining property was either turned into county parkland or sold to developers for residential housing in 2017

  15. Ina Klasko on May 27, 2023 at 7:57 am

    It’s pronounced "wan-a-q". Three syllables

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  17. Joanna McPeak on May 27, 2023 at 7:58 am

    That was supper interesting. Enjoyed it

  18. Jennifer Garoffalo on May 27, 2023 at 7:59 am

    Essex County Isolation Hospital is a gem of architecture, i got totally stuck . Best compliments from an Argentine viewer , from Argentina obviously

  19. ItsVanillaKush on May 27, 2023 at 8:02 am

    Learn to say the town and city right New yorker

  20. Andrea Wells on May 27, 2023 at 8:02 am

    Looking forward to part 2

  21. Keven Clinton on May 27, 2023 at 8:02 am

    Put the homeless in these abandoned structures

  22. Cugino Eddie on May 27, 2023 at 8:03 am

    I used to deliver produce to #1 and #5, now I know why I haven’t in awhile now lol.

  23. Page Lockhart on May 27, 2023 at 8:03 am

    Not Newerk, Nerk.

  24. Anne Albaugh on May 27, 2023 at 8:03 am

    Great video

  25. Lance Gleco on May 27, 2023 at 8:05 am

    Your speaking so fast. Your talking about so many interesting places, but can not understand much of your dialog!!! It seems very interesting… But can’t hear it all! I have good equipment so please don’t throw that back…I am being honest, I like your post / site!!! Do you have any other sites??? Maybe slow down into two separate sites…TY!

  26. Hildi Borkowski on May 27, 2023 at 8:05 am

    I’m sorry, but the name of the town Wanaque is pronounced “wan a cue”. Not wannock

  27. Christopher’s vlogs and trains on May 27, 2023 at 8:05 am

    Really reading railroad yeah let me read a book it’s not reading it’s reding railroad

  28. OneAdam12Adam on May 27, 2023 at 8:07 am

    How sad! In Europe, most of these beautiful places would have been preserved.

  29. Michael Cartier on May 27, 2023 at 8:07 am

    It’s pronounced red ding not reading mistakes and mispronunciations here in there

  30. Alexandra Maria on May 27, 2023 at 8:07 am


  31. nairobis guerra on May 27, 2023 at 8:07 am

    Second part in New Jersey

  32. Bryan Rodriguez on May 27, 2023 at 8:09 am

    I’ve seen that thing in Woodbridge on the train going to south Amboy u look exactly at it

  33. armlovesmetal on May 27, 2023 at 8:12 am

    #10 is pronounced Wanna q. #9 is location is pronounced Redding like the town in England. Interesting video and it is so sad that there are places left in decay.

  34. John McKernan on May 27, 2023 at 8:13 am

    Yeah. This is wrong. Newark never owned Belleville or cedar grove.

  35. mike mike on May 27, 2023 at 8:14 am

    Mercer Hospital is closed???

  36. Mari Entwistle on May 27, 2023 at 8:16 am

    Very interesting but I wish he would have spoken slower and made it a longer video. By the time I really looked at one place he was already onto the next one. ☹️

  37. John Morris on May 27, 2023 at 8:17 am

    Wanaque is wan a q.

  38. Rabid Beagle on May 27, 2023 at 8:20 am

    So there are no abandoned buildings In South Jersey? Just Newark and the surrounding areas?

  39. spunky sparks on May 27, 2023 at 8:22 am

    You pronounced Wanaque wrong. Its pronounced "wanna QUE" Last syllable pronounced like the letter Q.

  40. spunky sparks on May 27, 2023 at 8:23 am

    I also grew up in essex County and explored the shit out of the jail, Overbrook hospital and the tuberculosis hospital in cedar grove.

  41. Larry Talbott on May 27, 2023 at 8:23 am

    The railroad’s name is pronounced "Redding," not "Reeding!"

  42. Mary-Lynn P. on May 27, 2023 at 8:27 am

    I’ve been so many places in New Jersey. Makes me sad that so many are completely gone. My friends and I (back in our late teens & early 20’s- I’m 32 now) used to go everywhere. Been to some places you mentioned and others you haven’t. Would love to see a part 2!! 💚

  43. rebootNYC on May 27, 2023 at 8:28 am

    I always used to drive by Gingerbread Castle and never really cared enough to explore it. i dont know why i slept on it.

  44. MrMikesMondoVideo on May 27, 2023 at 8:30 am

    How do you do a film like this and you can’t even pronounce Wanaque?

  45. Justine on May 27, 2023 at 8:31 am

    Great list! In addition to the ones already mentioned, the first town is pronounced Wanakyoo not Wanak.

  46. Sami Lisowski on May 27, 2023 at 8:31 am

    Hinchcliff is actually undergoing a multi million dollar renovation, which is what that picture with the mayor was probably highlighting.

  47. Carter C on May 27, 2023 at 8:33 am

    I live right near that abandoned hospital

  48. Guy Burney on May 27, 2023 at 8:33 am

    Are you from Delaware?

  49. chris decker on May 27, 2023 at 8:35 am

    Number two was purchased by the jackals baseball team and will be used for their home games

  50. ByGraceIGo on May 27, 2023 at 8:35 am

    Whoa slow down… I want to think about what you’re saying but you’re talking so fast. Just a little constructive criticism.

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