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Nightmare on Main: Ghost Town- Shadows of the Past

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Moderately Scary
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10 and up
Organization Type
Charity / NOT For Profit
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Haunted Houses, Theaters & Plays, Ghost Tours, Safe Trick or Treating
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Wheelchair Accessible, Snacks & Refreshments, Outdoor Event(s), Touching Not Allowed, Free Parking
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2022 Nightmare on Main: Ghost Town – Shadows of the Past. New Location! Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum, 55 Bridge Street in Willimantic. on October 8, 9, 14, 15, 23 with a family event on afternoon Oct. 22.
The scenes will depict 19th century historical events in Ghost Towns. Visitors will discover the old schoolhouse, the saloon and the jail where they will encounter hobos, card sharks, grave diggers and more. There are some 3,800 ghost towns in the United States. Most were boom towns or flourishing communities that became abandoned in the 19th and early 20th centuries in favor of bigger cities or became casualties of changing industries.
Ghost Town Tours are rain or shine and will start every twenty minutes between 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. The event is moderately scary, creepy but not bloody, and appropriate for ages 10+. Refreshments will be available. Visitors should bring flashlights.
a fund raiser to benefit the Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum. Tickets are available at the gate. The Museum is located at 55 Bridge Street in Willimantic. Parking is free. For more information contact director@windhamarts.org
Facebook: NightmareonMain Willimantic phone 860-742-6143
This event is one of many events in town: Spooktober! Spooktober.org
This year we’ve added a special event on Saturday, October 22 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. intended for families. Kids will have activities and can “trick or treat” in our scenes with costumed actors.
Some locations may have last minute updates due to changing circumstances. Please visit the attraction's website and/or social media before going to double-check that they are open.
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Hours of Operation: 7:00 to 9:30 Tours leave every 20 minutes
Oct. 22 for kids 3 to 5 free, donations appreciated to benefit railroad museum
kids wear costumes and trick or treat in the Ghost Town

Admission Costs: $15 pp CASH ONLY

Payments Accepted: Cash

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Event last updated 7 days ago. Please confirm dates with haunt event before you go.
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