HAUNTING HISTORIES AND LEGENDS OF ASTORIA
Unsettling tales of this neighborhood’s grim and ghostly past
NEW MEETING POINT! This tour now starts at Socrates Sculpture Park. Nearest subway stop, Broadway, but also a five-minute walk from the ferry.
Please map it using this link (not the map above).
Ends by the Hell Gate Bridge, closest subway stop Ditmars Boulevard.
Tour Description: Astoria is a pleasant, bustling, vibrant neighborhood — but it also has a dark and lurid history with its fair share of ghosts. Its shadowy past is a whirlpool of sunken ships, secret cemeteries and tombstones, grisly murders, sinister legends, and deadly waters. Discover these unsettling tales with “Haunting Histories and Legends of Astoria,” a 2-hour stroll that visits some lesser-known historical sites and glorious Victorian mansions of Old Astoria Village, and reveals these unsettling tales of the neighborhood’s grim and ghostly past.
Price: $35, advance purchase required