According to Dr. Philip Schoenberg, founder of specialized walking-tour company Ghosts of New York (and author of Ghosts of Manhattan: Legendary Spirits and Notorious Haunts), Peter Stuyvesant is probably the most documented ghost in NYC. Learn why on this ramble around the E. Vill's haunted hot spots, which also include Washington Irving's onetime residence Colonnade Row and the Merchant's House Museum, home of the Tredwell family for almost 100 years and the scene of many unexplained incidents. Meet at St. Mark’s Church in-the-Bowery, Second Ave at 10th St (ghostsofny.com). Subway: L to First Ave.
Halloween Haunting: Peter Stuyvesant and His Ghostly Friends of the East Village