Haunted History of Philadelphia
As one of the most historic cities in the nation, the City of Brotherly Love is a haven for unexplained phenomena. The specter of an innocent waiter murdered in 1781 is sometimes seen smashing dishes and breaking glasses at the City Tavern, once a meeting place for George Washington, Paul Revere, and other patriots. Anguished screams and haunting footsteps are still heard among the cellblocks of Eastern State Penitentiary. Among the picturesque streets of Chestnut Hill sits Baleroy Mansion, whose plethora of supernatural hosts has earned the home the nickname as “the most haunted home in America.” Author Josh Hitchens details the spooky stories of Philadelphia’s past and present.
Gothic Revival Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion is the perfect venue to introduce the Haunted History of Philadelphia. Join us as Hitchens reads excerpts from his new book. We have books for sale. Get your autographed copy.
Friday, October 14, 2022, at 7:00 PM
Cost: $15, Member cost: $10