I’ve been to Boston twice: the first on a family vacation when I was young, and the second more recently with a small group from my school. When I visit new places, I want to dive into their history to learn about their character, their stories and their personality.
Well Boston has a lot of history and a lot to learn about… everyone who has taken a standard U.S. history course knows that. But after a guided tour of The Freedom Trail from bottom to top, my group took a creepy night tour of Boston burial grounds.
By day we learn “Paul Revere and John Hancock are buried here.” By night we learn of young girls lurking the grounds only to fade away.
The Haunted Boston Ghost Tour was honestly fun, informative, and creepy. Starting at dusk at Central Burying Ground, including a small walking tour of the area, the tour guide shared many random and factual stories about the monuments and buildings we passed, with some alleged ghost-sitings along the way.
While some ghost folklore is told, much of the tour is also designated for tales of Boston’s past, such as the history of witch hangings in Boston Common and mass-grave burials being discovered during subway construction.
A little unconventional, but not all fun things are.