In September and October, the wind rustles in the trees.
The moon is full and round…like a plump pumpkin,
And the anticipation of Trick-or-Treat is in the air….
Every year in September and October, families enjoy a historical treat of stories of old Huntsville at the Huntsville Ghost Walk.
A team of about 13 history enthusiasts and local professionals bring Huntsville’s past alive with their well-researched and well-documented tales. Your family is sure to be educated and gain new insight about our town from these master storytellers.
The historical districts of Huntsville and downtown area is home to some of the most beautiful architecture in our state. The tours will give you a bit of a backstory to some of the sites you may pass by every day!
The walks begin at 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday nights and start at Harrison Brothers on the courthouse square.
For more information, visit www.HuntsvilleGhostWalk.com or call (256) 509-3940.
Huntsville Ghost Walk
Guests can choose among 3 different walking tours (Old Town Historical District, Twickenham Historical District, and Haunted Downtown.
When: Friday and Saturday evenings in September and October
Time: Beginning at 6 p.m.; an additional walking tour is available at 8:30 p.m. on Saturdays
Where: Meet at Harrison Brothers Hardware Store; 124 Southside Square, Huntsville
Admissions: $5 kids 12 and under; $10 adults (Cash Only)
Haunted Trolley (Reservations highly recommended.)
Guests will enjoy a 90-minute trolley ride, which is only available in October.
When: Friday and Saturday evenings in October
Time: The trolley leaves at exactly 6 p.m.
Where: Meet at Harrison Brothers, 124 Southside Square, Huntsville
Admissions: $12 for kids age 12 and under; $15 adults (Cash Only)
Call Jacque Reeves at (256) 509-3940 for information about private group tours on dates other than those listed for the public. Ghost tours also available in Decatur, AL.
Source: Brochure from Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau.
By: Stephanie L. Robertson