The Devil’s Tower – Alpine, New Jersey - Atlas Obscura

The Devil’s Tower

Alpine, New Jersey

Said to be haunted, this tower was constructed by a sugar importer as a gift to his wife.  

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Legends and rumors have long swirled around the Devil’s Tower, a stone structure in Alpine, New Jersey. It’s said that by circling the tower a certain number of times a ghost will suddenly appear. However, the tower is formally known as Rio Vista and was constructed 1910 by millionaire sugar importer Manuel Rionda Manuel Rionda. It was dedicated to his wife, who was buried on nearby land but was later moved.

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