Ghosts of the Renaissance City
Did you know Providence’s paranormal activity has inspired no less than three notable writers to create famous works of literature? Edgar Allen Poe, Bram Stoker, and H.P. Lovecraft have all found inspiration for their macabre tales in Providence.
A dark and violent past go hand-in-hand with the historical acclaim enjoyed by Rhode Island’s capital city. Tragic murders, grisly suicides, and unexplained deaths since the city’s inception have marked Providence with a sinister malaise that settles over its historic streets with the finality of a shroud.
“History and ghosts – this tour gives you the best of both worlds at the same time!”
What is the Providence Ghost Tour About?
The Providence Ghost Tour is like no other experience in the city. Based on meticulous historical research and legendary anecdotes, this tour will immerse you in the legends and mysteries of this original colonial town. From a dormitory where residents feel the lurking presence of invisible guests to the most haunted hotel in all of Rhode Island, you will seek out the otherworldly activity that echoes through the streets of Providence to this day.
What You Will See On This Tour:
Our tour will take you on a thrilling adventure into the most terrifying Providence legends and haunted locations, including:
· The famous spirit of the Providence Athenaeum
· The ghostly soldiers of Brown College’s University Hall
· The phantom dancers of the Graduate Hotel
· The mysterious deaths at “The Shunned” House
· And so much more…
Expert local guides will share thrilling tales of ghostly activity in Providence that will send shivers up your spine as you go deeper into the city’s haunted past. Unexplained activity, disembodied voices, and unexpected sensations will consume your imagination and raise the hairs on the back of your neck as you take in stories of the darker side of the city.
Join us on our journey to the spooky side of Providence and feel a chill of apprehension as you wonder what will be written about you in the history of time.
“Searchers after horror haunt strange, far places.”
Meeting point address: Rhode Island Holocaust Memorial, Memorial Park
Duration: 1 Hour
Parking: There is ample street parking.
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Please arrive to the designated meeting location before your tour’s start time, or they may leave without you! Your email confirmation will verify map and meeting location.
No need to print anything out. Just show up, and the tour guide will mark you present! Please save your email confirmation handy on your phone for reference.
Press “book now” to view current time and date availability.
This tour is a walking tour.
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