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Mindie Burgoyne to Host Haunted Ghost Walk in Denton

Mindie Burgoyne to Host Haunted Ghost Walk in Denton

Mindie Burgoyne, author of Haunted Eastern Shore: Ghostly Tales from East of the Chesapeake, will be leading a ghost walk through Downtown Denton on Friday, October 4th 2013. The walking tour, which will last about an hour, begins at 7:00 p.m. Sites on the Denton tour include the Caroline Jail and the ghost of Wish Sheppard, the old St. Luke’s Cemetery, Emerson House, Towers House, Taylor House, Dr. Knotts House, St. Elizabeth’ graveyard and the Courthouse Green where Mindie will share stories about the old Indian tribes, the lynching of Marshall Price and the ghost of Annie Belle Carter. She will also provide a map that includes sites a little out of town that guests can explore on their own.

COST: $15 per adult, $9 for kids 8 to 12 years old. 
Advanced Registration is required.

REGISTER: Each ghost walks is limited to 25 guests. They sell out quickly. Your payment reserves your spot. Register online at, and your spot on the tour will immediately be reserved.

TIME & WEATHER: Ghost Walk begins on time at 7 pm. Walks take place in all kinds of weather except heavy rain and thunder storms.  Dress for the weather and be aware that each ghost walk takes at least an hour and covers between 1 and 1.5 miles.

  • Bring your umbrella if it looks like rain
  • Wear comfortable shoes
  • Bring a flashlight.

In cases where the scheduled tour is SOLD OUT a second tour may be added.  In the unlikely event that the tour will be cancelled due to weather, registered guests will be called on the cell phone number they provided at registration.

STAY OVERNIGHT?  If you’d like to stay travel in from out of town, consider spending the night.  – The Best Western in Denton offers affordable accommodations.  The Market Street Pub and Harry’s on the Green provide daytime and evening meals.  Try lunch at the Lily Pad Cafe.  Other Town of Denton venues include the Museum of Rural Life and the Foundry.