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Shadows of Federal Hill, Ghost Tours of My Old Kentucky Home


  • My Old Kentucky Home 501 East Stephen Foster Avenue Bardstown, KY, 40004 United States (map)

Are you the kind of person that prefers a DARKER side of history? 

This October, wander the ancient halls of the famous mansion "My Old Kentucky Home" by lantern light and hear tales of death and demise of its former inhabitants told by ghosts of the plantation's past. 

Your tour starts in the cemetery led by the grim reaper who will guide you to the mansion's doors. Enter a different time and world as you're guided by an undertaker through each room of the mansion, encountering a different ghost as you move through the darkened halls. Tales of deadly duels, sickness, accidents, and untimely death plague this hallowed ground. Most frightening of all, their stories are real and happened within these very walls. 

Ghosts played by talented professional actors from the historic site's amphitheater cast "The Stephen Foster Story," perform each scene, and beautifully sing period songs. 

Halloween treats, including cider, cookies, and candies await in the mansion's carriage house after the tour. 

ALL NEW THIS YEAR! Guests will receive FREE access to the Shadows of Federal Hill Haunted Carnival Hayride! Visit a late 19th century style carnival that has set up on the grounds of the plantation. Sideshows, rides, and concessions all appear normal from a distance, but there's something more sinister going on. Find out more as you board the hay wagon! (Hayride age discretion of 8yrs +) 

Shadows of Federal Hill starts at 7pm and a new tour begins every 15 minutes. Tours are 45 minutes each. Shadows of Federal Hill is held October 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27, 28. 

This spooky event is great for the whole family, and tame enough for children, too! 

TICKETS AVAILABLE! Beat the line and purchase your tickets now at https://mokhshop.com/product/shadows-of-federal-hill/

My Old Kentucky Home is located at 501 E. Stephen Foster Avenue in Bardstown, Kentucky 40004. The first floor of the mansion and carriage house is handicap accessible.

Later Event: November 15
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