Montgomery, Ala (PRWEB) September 27, 2012

Site visitors can experience Alabamas haunted heritage in Oct with ghost trails, story-telling festivals and ghost walks.


A selection of activities and trails pay out homage to the states ghostly history including a uncommon moonlit tour of the renowned ghost city Previous Cahawba exactly where paranormal investigators will showcase their ghost hunting devices. In Montgomery a mortician will take you on a tour of Oakwood Cemetery in a hearse. The Black Belt Ghost Trail showcases dozens of haunted internet sites that consist of homes, eating places, cemeteries and Civil War sites.

The Alabama Tourism Department provides the adhering to checklist of 13 ghostly activities using location this month across the state.



7th Once-a-year Historic Haunts Wander Oct. two, nine, sixteen, 23, thirty&#thirteen

This yearly Historic Haunts Walk, held every Tuesday evening in October, commences at the Athens Guests Centre and involves tales of paranormal action at thirteen neighborhood structures. Hear about the school pupil who fell to her dying and is stated to nevertheless wander the halls at Athens University Founders Hall. Each wander is around 90 minutes. The first walk begins at 6:30 PM followed by the 2nd wander at 7:00 p.m. Superior tickets ($ five each) are necessary. For more details get in touch with Athens-Limestone County Tourism 256.232.5411 or Jeanette(at)visitathensal(dot)com.



Ghost Stories at Rikards Mill October 12-13

Take pleasure in a pumpkin toss, pumpkin painting and relay race ahead of gathering around a bonfire to pay attention to spine-chilling ghost stories at the historic Rikards Mill. The Haunted Swamp Path will be open for individuals brave sufficient to wander its terrifying route from 6:thirty ten p.m. every night. Admission is $ five for each man or woman. Make contact with the Monroe County Heritage Museum at 251.575.7433 for far more info.


Black Belt Ghost Path Self guided, 12 months-round&#thirteen

Pay a visit to Alabamas Black Belt Area to tour the popular ghost path. The self-guided tour will consider you to dozens of websites in a few counties (Dallas, Perry, Wilcox) and includes restaurants, resorts, cemeteries, and houses. A brochure supplies a map and the haunted background of every single quit on the tour. The trail also contains a website for site visitors to look at video clips detailing the ghost tales. For brochures and much more details:&#thirteen 334.636.5506 or 334.636.0120 Linda Vice.


Tombigbee Haints and Haunts Oct. 26 &amp 27&#thirteen

Participants will listen to ghost stories, the coffin makers tale and much more on this tour to the darker side of Demopolis. Regional tale tellers will talk about folklore and information about the Tombigbee River and early inhabitants of the location. Excursions start at seven, eight, nine and ten p.m. and are $ fifteen. Seating is confined for every single tour. Phone 334.289.9644 for far more information.



10th Yearly Haunted Background of the Shoals Ghost Wander Oct. 19-31&#thirteen

Individuals will stroll the downtown Florence historic district with a local tour guide and creator Debra Johnston Glass. Participants will be amused with tales steeped in legend, folklore and real truth. The tours cover a one mile region and very last around ninety minutes. They start at seven:thirty p.m. at the W.C. Useful statue in Wilson Park. Tickets: $ 10 grownups, $ eight for children12 and beneath. Contact Debra Glass, 256.757.7506,



Ghost Going for walks Tour Fridays/Saturdays in Oct

Visitors have about three excursions to choose from and they operate simultaneous. Participants will listen to stories of Huntsvilles haunted earlier even though walking alongside the Outdated Town Historic District. The Haunted Downtown Historic District delivers a one hour trolley tour through Huntsvilles haunted earlier. Another alternative is the Twickenham Historic District. Reservations must be produced in progress by purchasing tickets at Harrison Brothers Equipment Store at 124 South Aspect Square. Adult tickets are $ 12 and children ten and below can trip for $ ten. Seating is limited. All tours commence quickly at six p.m. The jogging excursions take area on Friday nights and Saturday evenings. Trolley tours will be offered only on Saturday evenings. Tickets for the going for walks excursions are $ eight for grown ups, $ six for children 12 and below. Contact 256.509.3940 or go to for a lot more information.



Cemetery Stroll Oct. 14

The annual Maple Hill Cemetery Stroll will acquire area on Sunday, Oct 14 from two to four p.m. This event, which is free of charge to the general public, attributes in excess of 70 locals dressed in period costume to explain to the tale of individuals buried at Maple Hill Cemetery. Maple Hill is the closing resting location of five Alabama governors, the gentleman who requested the initial shot fired at Ft. Sumter, the man who introduced Alabama’s withdrawal from the Union, and numerous more. Donations help restore headstones damaged by time, vandalism, and climate. Get in touch with (256) 533-5723 for much more data.


Ghost Tours, Mon.-Fri., calendar year-round

Hop aboard the trolley at the Fort Conde parking good deal each evening for a tour via darkish, ghostly historic districts of Cellular. A manual will talk about tales of the previous and tales of well-known local spirits that roam the streets right after darkish. Excursions depart at seven p.m. and price $ twenty for every man or woman.&#thirteen

Reservations are required: 1.800.338.5597,



Haunted Hearse Excursions Oct. 1-31&#thirteen

Tour operators provide get a trip in a renovated hearse if you dare. The hearse can accommodate a greatest of 6 guests for each vacation. The tour will go by Hank Williams grave in the Oakwood Cemetery Annex as properly as by numerous other websites in Montgomery with haunted histories. Excursions commence on the hour – seven p.m. – 12 a.m. each night. Pickup will be at the Alley in downtown Montgomery. Guides will share tales with the attendees. Reservations can be made by calling 334.514.4457. Price is $ 15 for every individual.



34th Annual Alabama Tale Tellin Festival Oct. twelve-13&#thirteen

Storytellers and musicians from the Southeast will be showcased at the 34th Alabama Tale Tellin Festival Oct. twelve – thirteen. Birmingham actress and storyteller Dolores Hydock has a exclusive way of telling a tale as she transitions from medieval personas to North Alabama mountaineers to the spirited Cajun men and women of Southwest Louisiana. She has carried out one particular-woman plays and been a highlighted storyteller at the Countrywide Storytelling Festival.

The festival will be held at Selmas Carneal Arts Revive creating from 5:30 – 6:30 each evening for any individual to discuss tales. Admission is $ fifteen for every night for grownups or $ twenty five for equally nights, $ 10 for students twelve and below or $ fifteen for equally evenings.


Haunted Background Tours Fri., Oct. 19 &amp Sat., Oct. twenty

Two generations of region background will arrive again to haunt visitors for the duration of the Haunted History Tours of Selma and Dallas County. Fridays celebration at Outdated Cahawba Archaeological Park features a unusual moonlit, guided tour to the cities most haunted destinations. Paranormal investigators will also demonstrate the artwork of ghost hunting. For more information get in touch with 334.875.7241 or 1.800.forty five.SELMA.


Saturday functions an investigation of spirits at Kenans Mill. Individuals will hear the heritage of the 1860s mill and tour for facts of ghosts employing particular paranormal analysis tools. Make contact with the Selma-Dallas County Tourism Office for far more info. Reservations are necessary and confined tickets are available for $ 15. Old Cahawba Tour occasions on Friday night at seven, 7:thirty, eight, 8:thirty and nine p.m. Kenans Mill tour instances on Saturday night are seven, 9 and eleven p.m. For a lot more data get in touch with 334.875.7241 or one.800.forty five.SELMA.


History and Haunts Trolley Tour, Oct. 27&#thirteen

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