Carson City Ghost Walk 2012
Carson City's rich and intriguing history is explored and theatrically relived in the 20th annual Ghost Walk LEGENDS OF THE PAST. The Carson City Ghost Walk is a delightfully spooky and enjoyable way to experience Carson City's Victorian Era and diverse past. Meet lingering spirits of the past, including McAvoy Layne as Mark Twain, with many haunted and paranormal stories to take in. Some of our spirits even lead the guided walking tours of the downtown district's historic homes. Tours will visit inside at least five different houses and locals.
Tours depart every hour on October 20, 2012 beginning at 10 a.m. from behind the Firkin & Fox Pub on 3rd and Curry Streets. The last tour leaves at 2:30 p.m. This is a 90-minute guided walking tour. Rain or shine.
All tickets $15 in advance. $20 at the door. Under 4 Free. Tickets are available online. Tours are limited in size so we suggest getting your tickets as soon as possible. There will be a few tickets available at on the day of the walk.
Tours depart from 3rd & Carson Street next to the St. Charles Hotel (Firkin & Fox Pub)
The first tour leaves at 10 am. Tours leave every hour. Last tour leaves at 2 pm.
Some of the stops along the tour include:
The Bliss Mansion Built by Duane Bliss is a three story, 8,500 sq ft. mansion that was completed in 1879, built by millionaire Duane L. Bliss, to become his dream home. This 15 room Victorian was built in the Italianate style, and was the biggest and most elaborate home in Nevada at the time.
Ferris Mansion - Home of George Ferris, Jr., inventor of the Ferris Wheel for the Chicago World Columbian Exposition in 1893.
Rinckel Mansion - Built by the fortune of Mathias Rinckel, a forward-looking meat magnate who struck it rich supplying Gold Rushers and Lake Tahoe lumbermen.
The Carson City Ghost Walk 2012 partners include The Brüka Theatre, The Firkin & Fox Pub and The Brewery Arts Center and the Carson City Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Ghost Walk Corner (View)
The Corner of Third and Curry Streets
Carson City, NV 89701
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