Raleigh Ghost Tour
The Dark Side of Oak City
Did you know the Mordecai Mansion is Raleigh’s oldest house still on its original foundation and is reported to harbor supernatural activity? This 1785 mansion is rumored to be haunted by a spectral woman roaming the balcony and playing the piano.
Raleigh's cherished downtown district, known for its captivating blend of history and architectural marvels, holds secrets of a past that casts a shadow on its vibrant atmosphere. Beyond its picturesque facade, the heart of Raleigh harbors tales of forgotten tragedies, echoes of lives lost, and the palpable weight of centuries-old resentments.
Among its historic buildings, you'll find relics of haunted houses, state offices, and even a former morgue where restless spirits may linger. The district's spectral tapestry is so intricate that it could easily enshroud an entire city with a ghostly presence, leaving whispers of the past to traverse its winding streets.
“This tour was just as good as I hoped it would be! I don’t scare easy, but I was shivering the whole time!”
What is the Raleigh Ghost Tour About?
Embark on a spine-tingling adventure with Raleigh Ghosts, where the veil between the living and the supernatural is lifted, revealing the city's most haunted enclaves. Accompanied by knowledgeable local guides, you'll traverse through Raleigh's eerie past, unearthing unsettling tales carefully woven with historical authenticity.
As you delve into the haunted corners of the city, you'll encounter authentic accounts of a historic dwelling inhabited by a demanding spirit who announces his discontent and of the unexplained activity hidden behind the granite exterior of the state’s premier government building.
These gripping stories, haunting in nature, evoke shivers and contemplation on the fragility of existence, as you're transported into the realm where history meets the unexplained.
What You Will See On This Tour:
Explore a collection of terrifying locations where you will be introduced to chilling tales of Raleigh’s haunted history, including:
- The ghost host of Haywood Hall
- The possessive spirit of the Executive Mansion
- The disembodied footsteps of the White-Holman House
- The ghostly child of the Briggs Hardware Building
- And so much more…
Experience a journey into the mysterious as you maneuver an array of perplexing phenomena with the assistance of professional storytellers. Prepare to encounter the unexplainable, from inexplicable chills coursing through your veins to elusive shadows that dance on the periphery of your vision. With every step, you'll be immersed in a world where the unworldly intertwines with reality, leaving you spellbound and questioning the boundaries of the known.
Delve beyond Raleigh's polished exterior, where echoes of the city's tragedies, misfortunes, and shadowy tales are concealed amidst its revered streets, painting a portrait that contrasts the city's outward allure with the shadowy layers of its hidden history.
“Haunts are not always ghostly. Haunts are what happens when the past is called back by the present.”
Meeting point address: 1 E Morgan St- this is the State Capitol....the meeting point is on the benches in front of the building, near the statue.
Duration: 1 Hour
Parking: There are paid parking lots and meters around the meeting area
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December 31st 2023
"Nelson was very informative. It was my first time, I enjoyed his tour. I recommend it to any tourist ... "
November 16th 2023
November 13th 2023
"Nelson, our guide, was extremely knowledgeable. Our group had only 10 guests which allowed for plent ... "
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.
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This tour is a walking tour.