Williamsburg Ghost Tour
As one of the most historic places in the United States, it is no surprise that Williamsburg, VA is full of ghostly legends and hauntings that will send a chill down your spine. On this extremely informative and fun ghost tour, guests will be able to enjoy some exciting stories and may even have their very own paranormal experience. For those who are enthralled with the paranormal, this tour is not one that you should pass up on.
This after-dark ghost tour is entirely unique. After meeting your guide in front of the historic Kimball Theater on Duke of Gloucester Street, you will learn about the history of the city. The stories encompass events all the way back to the Civil War, detailing Williamsburg's rich roots. Uncover the events that are said to have caused these bone-chilling hauntings. The tour is based on facts from history and includes the testimony and guiding of psychics and investigators whose interviews give unique insight that you will not be able to experience anywhere else. On the tour, you will explore places such as William and Mary's historic campus.
Just a few of the other legends you will learn about including that of 'Mrs. Ware' and the two unknown soldiers haunting the Kimball Theater. You will also hear about the Civil War and the residual impact it has had on the spirit world. Learn about the ghosts of Thomas Moore, Reverand Scervant Jone's wife at Bruton Parish, and poltergeist activity. Some of the sites you will learn about include:
- Kimball Theater: This site has been around since the Civil War and saw the harrowing after effects from the bloody battles that took place at the Battle of Williamsburg. This home was used as a hospital during this time period, and because of its history, it is said to be haunted.
- Peyton Randolph House: Once the home of a decorated French leader, this home is said to have a history that has caused modern-day hauntings. Everything from disembodied voices to poltergeist activity is said to take place here.
- College of William and Mary campus: As it was used for multiple purposes during some of Williamsburg's most bloody times, this campus has experienced a multitude of hauntings in various locations about its grounds.
- Governor's Palace: This haunted location is said to be the home of frequent shadow activity, including a particularly eerie figure sporting bright red eyes.
Each of these places comes with its own legends that will thrill and intrigue. Do not miss out on this awesome and informative tour while you learn about the history of Williamsburg that professionals historians and psychics have evaluated over many years. This is perfect for any occasion, and for the best experience, look at similar activities.
- Is there any walking involved?
Approximately 1 mile of walking. The extended tour will be about 1.5 miles.
- Approximately how long does the Williamsburg Ghost Tour last?
The tour lasts approximately 1 hour. The extended tour lasts approximately 90 minutes.
- For what ages is the tour appropriate?
There is no age limit for this tour. Parents know their children's abilities best, but it is recommended the child be 6 or older.
- What type of dress & footwear are recommended?
Wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes.
- Is photography / video recording allowed on the Williamsburg Ghost Tour?
- Is the Williamsburg Ghost Tour handicap accessible?
- Where does the tour meet?
Tours meet on Duke of Gloucester Street, at the statue of Thomas Jefferson, between the Precious Gem and the Kimball Theater in Colonial Williamsburg’s Merchant’s Square. Plenty of free parking available or there is a paid parking garage.