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Lantern Tours of the Plymouth Burying Ground and the Underground Railroad

October 11th, 2019

Upcoming events

Saturday, October 12 and 19, 7 pm

NOTE: Both tours are sold out! They will take names for a waiting list if there are cancellations.

The tours begin with a walk through the 1747 Plymouth Burying Ground. Discover how the inscriptions and symbolism on the gravestones provide clues to life in colonial Connecticut.

Then visit the Henry Terry House across the street. You will see the hidden tunnel in the cellar used to harbor slaves escaping to freedom on the Underground Railroad.

  • Where- meet at 10 Park Street, next to the Congregational Church on the Green, Plymouth, CT
  • When – Oct. 12 and 19, 7 pm
  • Cost – $10 for adults, $5 under 18 years of age. Cash only onsite. Society members are free, so why not join today!
  • Reservations required by emailing plymouthct.history@gmail.com or calling 860-921-6118. These tours sell out so reserve early.
  • Rain cancels.
  • Bring flashlights.

Terryville Ghost Tours – Saturday, October 26, 6:30 pm and 8 pm (Rain date Nov. 2)

NOTE: Both tours are sold out! They will take names for a waiting list if there are cancellations.

Spooky Stories, Unsolved Mysteries, Ghosts from the Past

A Lantern Tour of Downtown Terryville

Meet at the Lock Museum of America, 230 Main Street, Terryville, CT.

$10 adults, $5 under 18 years old – includes admission and a tour of the Museum afterward.

Live reenactors from Terryville’s past, such as Moses Dunbar, who was hung on Gallows Hill in Hartford during the Revolutionary War.

Bring flashlights and a sense of adventure!

Reservations required at plymouthct.history@gmail.com.

Lock Museum tours are also available for $4 adult, kids free, for those that do not want to go on the Ghost Tour.

Free refreshments provided by the Friends of the Terryville Library.

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