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A 'Spirited' Summer Saunter with Boroughs of the Dead

Thursday, September 20, 2018

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.

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Join us for an enchanting summer evening in our “secret” 19th-century garden, followed by a Greenwich Village ghost tour. Arrive at 7:00 p.m. to sip wine in the twilight in the garden, then, when darkness begins to descends, follow your guide into a world of ghosts and chilling tales as we visit some of the historic neighborhood’s most notoriously haunted locations.

Hear stories of the Merchant’s House’s own strange and inexplicable occurrences; find out whether Washington Irving’s specter still visits town; meet the ghostly acquaintances of John Jacob Astor; discover Henry James’s real-life connections to the spirit world; delve into the dark life of Edgar Allan Poe … and more.

Walking tour lasts approximately 75 minutes, and covers 1.2 miles. Please wear comfortable walking shoes.



$30 per person; includes admission to the garden and walking tour.

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Merchant's House Museum

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(212) 777-1089

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