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….
More upcoming free and cheap things to do in the Triangle
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Friday, July 19, 2019
Saturday, July 20, 2019