Outer-borough spookiness for those who dare venture further afield
Meeting point: Meet at the north-west corner of Court Street and Pacific Street. (Half a block south of Trader Joe’s.) This tour is approximately 2 hours in duration and 1.3 miles in length. Runs rain or shine, except in cases of severely inclement weather.
Tour ends near Court and Montague Streets
Tour Description: Take a stroll among the graceful old homes of one of Brooklyn’s oldest neighborhoods… but don’t let their sedate charms fool you. Nestled within these dwellings are a wealth of gory, ghastly, haunted, and gruesome tales. See horror master H.P. Lovecraft’s former home, visit the site of a “ghost-haunted” fort, discover the “Gate to Hell” and more!
Price: $25 in advance, $30 at the door
Offered in October and November.
Meeting Point: Green-Wood Cemetery main gates. 500 25th St, Brooklyn, NY 11232 Subway: R to 25th St. This tour is approximately 2 hours in duration and one mile in length. Runs rain or shine, except in cases of severely inclement weather or cemetery closure. Note: this tour requires somewhat strenuous, hilly walking.
Tour Description: See the hidden gems and strange secrets of New York’s foremost Victorian cemetery. With a focus on the scandalous and lesser-known inhabitants of Green-Wood, on this tour you’ll see the final resting places of femmes fatales, revolutionaries, spiritualists, gangsters, artists and murderers.
$25 in advance, $30 at the door
$5 of your ticket fee is donated to the Green-Wood Historic Fund
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