Great Georgia Ghosts Storytelling Tour at the Holliday-Dorsey-Fife Museum

Tue, 10/21/2008 - 2:57pm
By: The Citizen

Everyone is invited to a “Spooktacular Night” as you join the Museum’s Spirit Guides as they take you on a guided walking tour through the Historic City Cemetery. It is there you will meet spirits from beyond the grave and learn about local history through the tales that are told. You will learn about the great cyclone of 1892, speak to a Civil War Captain and meet Doc Holliday and Margaret Mitchell. Many secrets will be revealed such as what ties these famous characters to Fayetteville and this old cemetery. After your exciting tour, you will return to the Museum for treats. Storytelling Tours will take place on Saturday, October 25, from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Admission $5 Adults and $3 for children 12 and under. Tours will begin at the museum

Also, for the month of October through the Great Georgia Ghosts Tour, a special mourning exhibit featuring Victorian Mourning Styles & Rituals will be displayed at the Museum. Mourning jewelry, gowns and letters will be displayed from the 1800’s.

Don’t forget to visit the Old Courthouse decorated with lots of creative pumpkins, compliments of our schools, groups and organizations as part of the traditional Fayetteville Main Street Pumpkin Festival starting Thursday October 24, 25, and 26. Trick or Treat on Main Street will take place on Saturday, October 25 from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Costume contest will begin at 5:00 p.m. For more information about these events call Fayetteville Main Street at 770-719-4173 or visit the city’s web site at

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