If you’re interested in history or spooky tales, the Historic Ghost Tour from Haunted Hillsborough is a great deal, at just $16.12 for adults and $13.44 for students, seniors and military.
On July 18th, 2019, at 8 p.m., there will be a half price tour. At half price, tickets are just $8.06 for adults, and $6.72 for kids/seniors/military.
Go to the Haunted Hillsborough website, and click “book now” to reserve your spaces.
Hillsborough, at over 260 years old, is the Triangle’s oldest town, so it’s acquired a few ghosts.
In 1771, Enoch Pugh swung from the gallows in Hillsborough, and he has been hanging around (well, buried close by) ever since.
Join Enoch for a 2.5 hour, 1.5-mile walk around downtown Hillsborough. At a dozen stops along the way ~ including haunted houses and the execution site ~ Enoch will describe real history, native and post-colonial legends, and numerous “haints” reported in homes or in the area.
- Old Poplar, a house with only a dozen or so varied spirits.
- Spirits of Seven Hearths, and the possible identities of both.
- A perfumed lady spirit in the Roulhac Hamilton house.
- And the Declaration signer who is buried here, and elsewhere.
Enoch also tells about his pre-Revolution exploits, gruesome death, and mysteries about him that have recently been solved, and others that have not….