Union Cemetery in Hackettstown, NJ is well-known for their haunted tale of Tillie Smith. It is said that in 1886 Smith, an 18 year old domestic, was brutally murdered. The story of her brutal assault became a national sensation. People from all corners of the state followed the trial to learn about this woman who died too soon.
With both Smith and her murderer, James Titus, buried in Union Cemetery, this cemetery is said to be one of the most haunted cemeteries in NJ. There have been numerous accounts of paranormal activity and even sightings of Tillie Smith herself. When you visit this NJ cemetery you may hear noises, see strange things or get the chills for no reason.