UPDATE: The weather isn’t cooperating. The ghost walk will be virtual, viewable on a different day. Read the announcement on Facebook.
Johnston County Heritage Center is hosting a ghost walk through Riverside Cemetery, at Front and Church Streets, in Smithfield, on Thursday, October 28th, 2021, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
The cost is $5 for adults and $3 for students in K-8. There’s no preregistration. First-come, first-served.
Fall is looking great around the Triangle, whether you’re looking for something spooky or totally kid-friendly! Check out our HUGE list of fall festivals, as well as our list of pumpkin patches, haunted trails and corn mazes! We have also put together a big list of Halloween events and Trick or Treat events!
You’ll be guided through Smithfield’s historic Riverside Cemetery, where you’ll hear some voices from the past.
This year’s cast of characters:
- African American teacher Bettie Morgan Brown, who taught former slaves in the Smithfield Freedmen’s School
- Notorious prankster Eli Olive
- Dora Hood Kirkman, who as a child witnessed the Battle of Bentonville
- Clayton blacksmith Colin Hamilton, Sr.
- Dr. Charles Furlonge, Johnston County’s legendary African American physician of the 20th century
More Halloween Events in the Triangle
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