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Downtown Ghost Tours
Downtown Ghost Tours
Hagerstown, MD (October 3, 2007)- By wagon or on foot, visit and hear about some of Downtown Hagerstown's most haunted sites on Friday, October 26, 2007. Do ghost horses continue to warn fireman of terrible fires with their clopping steps and jingling harnesses even though the old firehouse hasn't been used in years and there are no longer any fireman to warn? Will you too see the apparitions of children that have bothered the employees in the local shops and even drove one young lady to quit her job? Will you hear the mysterious echoes and noises that surround City Hall, perhaps the spirit of Little Heiskell, Hagerstown's symbol and protector atop the City Hall building, still watching over his city even after being shot through the heart by a confederate soldier? In the evening does Elizabeth Hager herself roam the halls of what was once her daughter Rosanna's downtown home, disapproving of the goings on in her daughter's home and in a rage of jealousy shattering a portrait on the wall of another woman?
Although this is a ghost tour, children will be armed with Little Heiskell Ghost Protectors to keep them safe from any ghostly harm and from getting too spooked. Faint-hearted adults may want to carry one too!
Hayride tours will begin at 7pm, 8pm, and 9pm and require a $10 fee per seat. Boxed refreshments for individuals on the Hayride tour are provided by the Gourmet Goat. Walking tours will be led at 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, and 8:30pm and require a fee of $3 per adult and $1 per child age 6-12. Children 6 and under are free. Free hot chocolate provided by Higher Ground Coffee and refreshments will be provided by Martins Grocery Store. All tours will begin and end at the Washington County Free Library. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before your scheduled tour. Reservations and fee payment are required beforehand. For reservations or more information call 301-739-8577 x183.
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