Halloween Events at Merchant’s House Museum — ‘‘Manhattan’s Most Haunted House’’
Candlelight Ghost Tours of ‘Manhattan’s Most Haunted House’ Thursday–Saturday, October 27-29, 6-9:30 p.m.
From Parlor to Grave: 1865 Funeral Reenactment
The parlors will be draped in black crape as we recreate the 1865 funeral of Seabury Tredwell. After the service, mourners are invited to follow the coffin to nearby New York City Marble Cemetery – rarely open to the public – for a tour. 19th-century mourning attire encouraged; black crape armbands will be provided. Sunday, October 30, 3 to 5 p.m.
Spine Tingling and True: Ghost Stories of the Merchant’s House Museum
selections from 19th-century horror classics, and tell of the many strange and supernatural occurrences at the Merchant’s House Museum – in a parlor arranged for a mid-19th century funeral. Monday, October 31, 7 & 8:30 p.m.
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