Sunday, December 14, 2008

Mount Dora Ghost Walk, "Christmas Edition"

A little history and a little mystery. A lantern led historical tour of the streets of Old Mount Dora with a Victorian Christmas theme that explores the ghosts of Victorian era residents.

Hear about Mount Dora's very own Scrooge, and its ghost of Christmas past, Christmas present and Christmas yet to come" on December 18th, 19th, 20th, 26th & 27th at 6:30pm, 7:30pm and 8:30pm with tours originating from the Mount Dora History Museum at 450 Royellou Lane, just off of 5th Avenue by Donnelly Park. Tours are about 1 hour and require about 3/4 of a mile of walking including stairs and hills.

This lantern led narrated ghost walk that searches the streets, back alleys and buildings of Old Mount Dora that ghosts, apparitions and spirits of those long departed. Combining an historical account of downtown landmarks with the tales and legends of past residents that will reveal the
"Scrooge of Mount Dora". Snacks and refreshments are served at the conclusion of the tours.

"This unique tour will offer a blend of Dicken's "A Christmas Carol" and Mount Dora's own historical charm and mystery" says Cindy Miller, co-producer of the event. Ghost walk prices are $10.00 for those over 12 years of age.

Tickets are available at the Mount Dora Historical Society between 5:00pm and 8:00pm at 450 Royellou Lane between 4th Ave. and 5th Ave. Call 352-383-0006 for more information or visit

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