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40 Halloween Ghost Tours Offered on Maryland’s Eastern Shore

Oldest House in Cambridge haunted by the floating soldier

Ten historic towns are featured in the largest cluster of heritage ghost walks in America. Chesapeake Ghost Walks is conducting over forty Halloween ghost tours in ten historic towns on Maryland’s Eastern Shore in October. The ghost tours spread across eighty linear miles in five counties situated east of the […]

 
 

History Press Releases Haunted Mid-Shore – 3rd Book by Mindie Burgoyne

The Haunted Mid-Shore - Spirits of Caroline, Dorchester and Talbot Counties - by Mindie Burgoyne

The Haunted Mid-Shore: Spirits of Caroline, Dorchester and Talbot Counties The History Press has released the latest book of spooky tales by local author Mindie Burgoyne, “The Haunted Mid-Shore: Spirits of Caroline, Dorchester and Talbot Counties.” The book features 25 tales set in Maryland’s Mid-Shore region, including “Mary’s Ghost at […]

 
 

Hag Breakfast at the Hay Adams – and a ghostly encounter

Hag Breakfast at the Hay Adams – and a ghostly encounter

Hay Adams – Where Nothing is Overlooked Except the White House The Hay Adams Hotel at 16th & H Streets in NW Washington DC has as its motto, “Where nothing is overlooked except the White House.” It’s noted for its fine dining, superior accommodations and the spirit of Clover Adams […]

 
 

The Willard Hotel – Ghosts, Tea & Christmas

The Willard Hotel

The Willard Hotel, a landmark at 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW (next door to the Prez), has its ghosts – but not just any ghosts. These would be seriously high-class ghosts. US Presidents, foreign dignitaries, movie stars, poets, writers and even a world famous circus master. The hotel is well known for […]

 
 

The Henry’s “Colored” Hotel – An Ocean City Ghost Story

The Henry Hotel - aka "Henry's Colored Hotel"

The old Henry Hotel still sits vacant at the corner of Baltimore and South Division Street in Ocean City, Maryland.  Most people would never notice this three story, 20-roomed hotel, covered with brown shingles across from Trimper’s Rides.  The entire hotel is about the size of most single family homes […]

 
 

Chesapeake Book of the Dead – Stories & History for Graveyard Lovers

Chesapeake Book of the Dead – Stories & History for Graveyard Lovers

Graveyards fascinate me. There’s something about wandering around old tombstones in tall grass that fires up my imagination. I’m always thinking that so many hopes, so much love, so many stories lay buried beneath them. Helen Chappell’s book, Chesapeake Book of the Dead: Tombstones, Epitaphs, Histories, Reflections, and Oddments of the […]

 
 

Halloween Ghost Tours on the Eastern Shore

The Vance Miles House in Marion Station, Maryland

Chesapeake Ghost Walk Series – 8 towns in October I woke up for the first time in the Vance Miles House on my 43rd birthday.  I was looking forward to the peace and quiet of living in a small rural community, but within a few months my husband and I […]

 
 

#11 Avalon Theater – See a Show, Find the Ghosts.

#11 Avalon Theater – See a Show, Find the Ghosts.

Historic Theater in the Hub of Eastern Shore Culture Part of the 100 Things to Do Between the Bridge and the Beach Series The historic Avalon Theater on Dover Street in downtown Easton, MD was proclaimed as the “Showplace of the Eastern Shore” since shortly after it was built in […]

 
 

Ocean City – 1st Ghost Walk for the City on the Sand

Ocean City Life-saving Station Museum

Mindie Burgoyne Creates and Leads Ocean City’s First Ghost Walk On Friday, August 9th and Saturday, August 10th, author Mindie Burgoyne will lead a 1.5 mile ghost walk through the lower historic part of Ocean City.  This will be the eighth Eastern Shore ghost walk in the Chesapeake Ghost Walk […]

 
 

#8 Who is Remembered at Captain’s Hill?

Lone Grave of Capt. William Carhart - Captain's Hill

Part of the 100 Things to Do Between the Bridge and the Beach Series Captain William Carhart – Lost at Sea in 1799   Just outside of Ocean City (before you cross the bridge over the inlet) is one lone grave of a sea captain who was lost nearby when […]

 
 

Snow Hill Inn – 2nd Most Haunted Site on Delmarva

William Aydelotte - said to haunt the Snow Hill Inn

The Snow Hill Inn Formerly the Home of Dr. John S. Aydelotte – 1870’s   The building known as The Snow Hill Inn stands on East Market Street in Snow Hill, MD is believed to be haunted by the ghost of William Aydelotte and is one of the most well-known haunted […]

 
 

Family Camping & Ghost Tour – Harpers Ferry West Virginia

Harpers Ferry WV - Historic town in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Join the Travel Hags for a Family Camping weekend at Harpers Ferry West Virginia October 26-27, 2013.  We’ll be Camping at the Harpers Ferry KOA (cabins are available) where they’ll have lots of activities for the kids (haunted house tour, crafts, games). On Saturday we’ll head to the National Park […]

 
 
 
 
 

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