Based on the Jack-the-Ripper Walks in London, participants in the 37th annual Olde Towne GhostWalk will be treated to some of the most haunting stories of Portsmouth’s past.
Guides take spectators on a walk past haunted houses and mansions of Olde Towne, a 20-square block, 500 building area on the National Register of Historic Places. At each house on the tour, actors in appropriate costume will retell the legends of ghostly visitations and things that go bump in the night. Cameras are welcome. Houses are private properties and not open to the public.
DATE: Friday, October 27, 2017 – – – RAIN OR SHINE
PRICE: $12.00 (children under five are free)
TIME: Tour groups leave from Trinity Church graveyard between 7PM – 9PM There are no time slots this year – simply turn up with your ticket or buy them at the churchyard, and join for the next group.
LOCATION: Tours begin in the graveyard of Trinity Episcopal Church, corner of Court and High Streets in Olde Towne (500 Court Street)
LENGTH OF GHOST WALK: The tour lasts approximately 45 minutes, ending at Middle Street Park, where hot cider will be served, there will be entertainment, and tables with information, t-shirts and more.
PARKING: Free parking in municipal parking garages located on County and High Street and on Middle Street. Limited on-street parking in Olde Towne business district.
CLOTHING: Visitors should wear comfortable shoes and weather-appropriate clothing.
For other information about Ghost Walk, phone (757) 805-1526. (Please note that we can’t take orders for tickets by phone!)