It’s that time of year that all kinds of spooky things start happening in Madison. It all starts on Friday, October 20th with Night Spirits from 7 – 9 p.m. at Lanier Mansion State Historic Site. Beginning at 7pm groups of 15 depart from the Visitor’s Center at 15 minute intervals. During the tour, guests encounter costumed actors with tales to tell. Reservations recommended. $10pp; ($12pp at the door. Appropriate for ages 14 and older. Contact Gerry Reilly at 812.273.0556.
On October 21st (Sat.), 27th (Fri.), and 28th *Sat.), Lanier Mansion State Historic Site will conduct Ghost Walks beginning at 7 p.m. that will start at the Lanier/Madison Visitor Center. The first stop on the walk will be the Lanier Mansion itself. A costumed guide will recount some of the ghost stories related to Lanier as the guests walk throughout the home, including its eerie basement. Then, the group will take to the streets of downtown Madison and stop outside several locations that are rumored to be haunted.