Ghost Walks Through Chesapeake Bay Towns

Annapolis Ghost Tours

Annapolis Tours & Crawls – (formerly Annapolis Ghost Tours) has been offering the best in Annapolis evening entertainment since 2002! It’s consistently rated as one of the top 5 ghost tours in the nation. We take you from pub to tavern to bar, where you will hear our great ghost stories. At each bar you visit, your guide will give you plenty of time to purchase a soda, beer, or cocktail and then tell you the haunted tales of that location and those nearby. $22 for a 2 hour tour. Buy tickets: ghosttours or call for info 443-333-4774.

Annapolis haunted pub tour sign
Annapolis Haunted Pub Tour starts at Maryland Inn.

Annapolis Tours by Watermark – A spirited guide in Colonial costume will lead you by candlelight on an Annapolis ghost tour to explore the city’s streets. Our Annapolis ghost tours tell haunted tales of: Documented stories of supernatural events from 1000s of years ago to continued reports today, Drowned Watermen, Ghosts of the William Paca House, The spirit of Arianna Jenning who appeared moments after her death in England below her portrait in the Little Brice House here in Annapolis, Suicides, headless apparitions, night wanderings and grisly accidents. $18/Adults, $10/Children 3-11 for an 1.5 hour tour. 410-268-7601

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Ghost Walks in Other Historic Towns

Chesapeake Ghost Walk of Easton – 7:30 – 9:30 PM. Tour the historic district of Easton including the Talbot County Court House, the old jail, Tidewater Inn, Avalon Theater, the old Easton hospital, the Odd Fellows Hall, the former “Home of the Friendless”, Foxley Hall, and a walk through Spring Hill Cemetery. Tour begins at the Tidewater Inn, 101 E. Dover Street, Easton. Advance reservation required. Charge $9 – $15. per person.  Tickets & tour schedules available on line. E-mail: tours@chesapeakeghostwalks.com 443-735-0771.

Talbot County Courthouse, Easton, MD
Talbot County Courthouse, Easton, MD (Photo courtesy Chesapeake Ghost Tours)

Chesapeake Ghost Walk of St. Michaels – 7:30 – 9:30 PM. Join one of the most scenic and spooky walks on the Chesapeake Ghost Walk tours. You will hear about the Ghosts at Navy Point, Hell’s Corner, Mary’s ghost at the Town Dock Restaurant, pennies from heaven at the Victoriana Inn and the ghost of Robert E. Lee plus many more stories and a walk through a historic graveyard. Starts at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 Talbot Street, St. Michaels. Advance reservation required. Charge $9- $15 per person. Tickets available on line. E-mail: tours@chesapeakeghostwalks.com 443-735-0771.

CAMBRIDGE – Guests take a walk down haunted High Street and hear about the floating ghost, the confederate soldier, Bloody Henny, Patty Cannon, family curses, grave robbers and a singing grave.

Christ Church, Cambridge
Christ Church cemetery in Cambridge, dating back to the colonial times & the Revolutionary War

DENTON – This town in Caroline County has one of the most haunted sites on the Eastern Shore… the old Denton Jail believed to be haunted by Wish Sheppard.  There’s still a lot of activity in that building.  two very old graveyards, and haunted houses of doctors, sailors, sea captains and senators.

OCEAN CITY – Tour the Inlet to 4th Street and hear about hotels still haunted by their founders, a cigarette-smoking ghost, hanged opera singer the ghosts of Assateague Island, murders, suicides and accidental deaths that have caused spirits to linger.

BERLIN – Beautiful Victorian town famed for the very haunted Atlantic Hotel (nice ghosts) and Windy Brow.  Hear also about politicians, bankers, eccentric merchants and a “healing tree.”

SNOW HILL – Snow Hill is famous for its ghost William Aydelotte, the young pharmacology student whose story was featured on the National Geographic Television Network.  William took his own life and now haunts the Snow Hill Inn.  Hear also about needlework artists, spinster sisters who loved and entertained neighborhood children, Governor John Walter Smith and the mansion he still “occupies” and the Purnells of the River House.

Governor's Mansion in Snow Hill , MD
Governor’s Mansion, Snow Hill, MD (Photo courtesy Chesapeake Ghost Walks)

CRISFEILD – A walk through a true watermen’s town.  Hear about seafood barons who still haunt their former home and the picking houses. Hear about the only library in America that also serves as a masoleum. Hear about the “Coasting Captain”- one of the last sea captains to operate a three-masted schooner.

Ananias Crockett House, Crisfield, MD
Ananias Crockett House, Crisfield, MD (Photo courtesy Chesapeake Ghost Walks)

PRINCESS ANNE – Visit the remarkable Teackle Mansion and learn about the results of a study doen by paranormal investigators.  Learn about who haunts the old jail, the firehouse and the Washington Hotel.  Plus so much more.

POCOMOKE – Pocomke – a town on the river has many river and forest ghosts.  This walk goes into the swampy forest (at night) and the guide will tell unnerving stories about what has been seen in that dark swampy forest.  Plus learn of a Sea Captain who walks on water, a helpful ghost in the MarVa Theater and a child in Costen House.


Here’s what it’s like on the Annapolis haunted pub crawl


 

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