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Ghost Walks of Historic Chestertown

10/06/2018

Every Saturday in October please call ahead for times and reservations

Chestertown, known for its historic houses, boasting more 18th century homes in use than any Maryland community except Annapolis, has seen more than three hundred years of history, offering a stage for the lives of sea captains and merchants; Revolutionaries and Civil War soldiers; farmers and watermen; a stage so compelling that perhaps some of the players never wished to step off of it. Or so the stories go.

Our Ghost Walks share some of the odder tales of local lore, including those of murder and mayhem. From the tales of a haunt in the attic of the house where George Washington really did sleep, to the Court House Ghost that made international news a few years ago, guides will walk ticket holders through centuries of stories, told against a backdrop of local history. The ghost tales were collected from folklore – such as the eloping maiden and the blood stained rock of White House Farm; stories passed down through generations, including accounts of eerie lights in the cemetery where murderers were buried; and contemporary interviews with local residents and business owners.

We’re not here to tell you our houses are all haunted, but that many of them have some really unique, and quite often strange, stories as part of their past – and present.

Each tour will end with a visit to a purportedly haunted historic house.

Please call or submit the form below to reserve a space. Tickets are $12.00 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. Private tours for groups may also be arranged at other times by appointment. Call 410-778-3499, or email director@kentcountyhistory.org. Tickets may also be purchased at time of tour if available.

In addition to submitting the form below to reserve your space, you can also purchase your tickets on-line to avoid delays before your tour starts by following the link below the form to purchase Ghost Walk Tour tickets. Your purchased tickets will be available at the Bordley Building the night of the tour.

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