2009-10-23

Haunted tour

Athens’ Haunted History Walking Tour

History, haunts, legends, ghostly apparitions, cold spots, tragic lovers, restless Confederate soldiers and unearthed coffins. Folklore and history come alive beneath the Greek columns and magnolias of the Classic City.

Since being founded in 1801, Athens’ rich history has provided accounts of strange events and ghostly experiences. Follow your guide on a journey of Athens’ darker history. On this two-hour tour of downtown Athens and UGA’s North Campus, you will hear tales of spirits, hauntings, superstitions, mysteries, murders, suicide and other legends of the Classic City.

Tour dates and times:

Tuesday, October 27, 7:00 pm (led by Carol Bishop)

Thursday, October 29, 7:00 (led by Rick Rose)

Thursday, October 29, 7:30 pm (led by Carol Bishop)

Tuesday, November 3, 7:00 pm (led by Carol Bishop)

$12 for ACHF members, $15 for non-members. Tours are limited to 25 people and paid reservations will be accepted on a first come/first serve basis. Please provide an e-mail address in order to receive tour updates, instructions and your order confirmation. No tickets will be mailed. Tours will be held in light rain. In the event of heavy rain, the tour will be cancelled, and payment will be refunded.

To order:

For the October 27 and 29 tours, please drop off your order form and payment at ACHF headquarters in Fire Hall No. 2, located at 489 Prince Avenue prior to the tour. If the office is closed, slide it under the Prince Avenue door. Reservations for the November 3 tour can be mailed if done a week ahead of time.

Questions? E-mail achftours@bellsouth.net

Amy Kissane and Amy Andrews

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