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Depreciation Lands Museum - Allison Park, PA
Family-friendly lantern tours are held at the 175+ year old landmark every year on the two Saturdays before Halloween. Costumed guides lead visitors by candlelight around the property, including the cemetery, blacksmith’s shop, one-room schoolhouse and log cabin, while providing information about early American superstitions, burial customs If you look carefully, you may just see The Deacon, the benevolent ghost that museum volunteers have been seeing since 1973. We originally found this event on the Steel City Ghost Hunters website, so we are guessing that they also have some involvement with the event. The tour is family friendly, with tickets available for $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 11 and under. Enjoy cookies and hot cider as well. First tour is open to everyone. Second tour date is reserved for groups of 6+ and must be scheduled in advance. Held from 6 to 9 pm on the scheduled dates.
Ghastly Tales of the LeMoyne House - Washington, PA
Annual event in October. Cosponsored by the Bassettown Paranormal Society, they will present the findings from ghost hunts its members have performed in the LeMoyne House. The tours at the house at 49 E. Maiden St. will begin every 20 minutes from 7 to 11 p.m. on the select Friday and Saturday in october 2017. There will be a $10 admission fee.
Ghost Tours at Baker Mansion - Altoona, PA
Find Ghost Hunts at Baker Mansion on October 13-14, 2017. 8pm to 12am – $40 per person per night. Baker Mansion is said by some to be one of the most haunted historical sites in Pennsylvania. The 170 year-old mansion is a wonderfully eerie place to explore in the dead of night. Immerse yourself in lifestyle of the 1800s as you explore the haunted hallways of the hallowed homestead. Participants are encourage to bring their own paranormal detective equipment, flashlights, cameras, and recorders to catch a glimpse of the spirits who supposedly roam the majestic mansion. The fee includes an historical introduction to the site, free refreshments, and the accessible knowledge of site volunteers on standby. The Downtown Altoona Haunted History Tour is October 27, 2017. Start times are 7pm and 9pm – $20 per person. Join history instructor Jared Frederick as he explores the haunted history of downtown Altoona by lantern light. Ever since its construction in the 1840s, the areas of 10th, 11th, and 12th Avenues have been the site of murders, fires, train wrecks, and mysterious deaths of every conceivable manner. Walk in the footsteps of the city’s forebearers while learning about the darker side of the town’s colorful past.
Haunted Pittsburgh Ghost Tour - Pittsburgh, PA
Even spines made of steel may not be enough for this tour of Pittsburgh’s scariest locations. Haunted Pittsburgh offers multiple tours, taking guests through downtown to the edges of the historic city. Tours are conducted May through October.
Spirits of Staple Bend Tunnel Tour - Gallitzin, PA
An annual family friendly event on the Saturday before Halloween held by the Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site. Staple Bend was the first railroad tunnel in America and is located near Mineral Point, five miles from Johnstown. One hour tours allow you to meet costumed railroad characters from the 19th century. Tours are limited and reservations must be made in advance. The cost is only $2 per person. Visitors are bussed from the parking area to the tunnel for the performance.
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