Wednesday, January 7, 2009

A year round Mount Dora Ghost Walk.

    Mount Dora, Florida (Lake County) Jan 19th , 2009

Mount Dora Historical Society is launching a year round version of its popular Ghost Walk. Tours start on January 16th to coincide with the Third Friday downtown events with 3 tours nightly at 6:30, 7:30 & 8:30pm and will then occur every 1st & 3rd Fridays and Saturdays of each month.. This lantern led narrated ghost walk searches the streets, back alleys and buildings of Old Mount Dora that are told to possess ghosts, apparitions and spirits of those long departed. Combining an historical account of the history of the beginnings of downtown Mount Dora with the tales and legends of some scary ghostly encounters told to us by those who have witnessed these eerie happenings

With destinations not limited to the Ghosts of Drawdy Lane, the Lakeside Inn, the Renaissance Building, The Old City Jail Cell and the infamous Dr. Nutter’s House , You will encounter a history lesson and perhaps some scary encounters with current and past residents of Mount Dora.

Ghost Walks originate from the Mount Dora History Museum located at 450 Royellou Lane between 4th & 5th Avenues and between Donnelly & Baker Streets. Tours last about 60 minutes and cover about 3/4 miles of walking. All are preceded by a Marionette Show that provides an introduction to the walk. Tours are held rain or shine and wheelchair friendly. Tours in Spanish are also offered and are on Thursdays 7pm, with mandatory advanced ticketing.

Tickets are $10 for over 12 years of age and $8.00 under 12, tickets available by calling 352-308-9734 or email or visit our website at Please give your name, number of attendees, desired date & time. Reservations are required.

Press Contact:

Andrew Mullen

President, Mount Dora Historical Society


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Mount Dora Ghost Walk




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