New England Curiosities Walking Tours
Explore the legends, lore and stories from New England's cemeteries and burial grounds. Learn stories from many historic homes throughout the northeast. Information on abandoned and forgotten places as well as efforts being made for restoration and renovation of historic artifacts.
Haunted Pubs of Portsmouth Walk:
Join us on our favorite tour - the Northeast's only Haunted Pub Tour. This tour serves up a delicious brew of Portsmouth's fascinating tavern history and ghost stories. Many of these ghost stories have been whispered quietly behind closed doors and some haven't been told to the general public - until now. Who is the mischievous ghost who knocks down glasses and locks doors in one local Pub? Who are the ladies that are dressed in 19th century gowns that peer from the windows of a local tavern? Mischievous ghosts turn off lights and move furniture around in some locations leaving the servers looking over their shoulders.
Haunted York Village:
Explore the ghostly tales and legends of Old York Village, Maine with the author of Haunted York County, Roxie J. Zwicker. Walk in the shadows of 300 years of mysterious history and ghost stories. Spooky tales from the Old Gaol; which served as a prison from 1719 through 1860, which is one of the oldest British Public Buildings in America. On this tour we will discuss fascinating stories from the historic one room schoolhouse, and the colonial tavern. Walk with us through the fabled old York Burial ground, one of the oldest graveyards in Maine. View the captivating carvings of skulls and read the unusual epitaphs while listening to spirited stories. We will even share tales of a local haunted inn, lighthouse and ghost ship.
Historic Portsmouth Legends and Ghosts Walk:
Join the author of the bestselling book Haunted Portsmouth, Roxie J. Zwicker for an evening walk to some of the most historic and haunted locations in downtown Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Hear about the Phantom of the Music Hall, strange tunnels and the unusual secrets hiding underneath Portsmouth streets and basements. We'll visit "Haunted Corner" an area with 4 haunted buildings just steps from each other. Come and discover beautiful architecture styles including Federalist, Georgian, Queen Anne Victorian and Italianate designs.
The walk is filled with fascinating facts about Portsmouth the "City of the open door", and little known history as well, woven with intriguing, true ghost stories. In about one hour and a half we will span hundreds of years and back through time for a most memorable experience visiting the city's most active haunts. This tour was featured on the Travel Channel and New Hampshire Chronicle.
Legends, Ghosts and Graves Tour:
Join acclaimed author, Roxie Zwicker for a special extended ghost tour adventure in the haunted city of Portsmouth! Come along for spirited tales and visit haunted historic locations where ghosts reside in the shadows. Walk through New Hampshire's oldest burial ground, the Point of Graves which dates back to 1671, where stories of strange happenings reach out from the beyond.
Shadows and Stones Cemetery Tour:
Cross the veil with us as we explore New Hampshire's oldest Colonial burial ground, the Point of Graves, dating from the late 1600's, with Roxie J. Zwicker, author of the Haunted Cemeteries of New England and the New Hampshire Book of the Dead.
Wicked Haunted Waterfront Tour:
Explore the darker past of Portsmouth on this haunted history tour that steps back into a hidden and almost forgotten past of the city's South End. We will start in one of the oldest Colonial burial grounds in northern New England, dating back to the 1600s. Learn about the resident spirits at the Point of Graves and why they are reaching out from the past into the present.
Seacoast Haunted Lighthouses:
Don't miss out on our Seacoast Haunted Lighthouses Walk! Since 2002 this tour has told you the mysterious stories behind this gorgeous location!