Explore Carson City's rich and intriguing history with Carson City character Madame Curry in the first of our 2014 monthly Ghost Walking Tours. The Ghost Walking Tour is a delightfully spooky and enjoyable way to experience Carson City's Victorian Era and diverse past. Hear about lingering spirits of the past, haunted and paranormal stories to take in. Enjoy the history of Carson City and the old west in the company of old and new friends. These tours are seasonal and are scheduled monthly through October 2014. Private tours available on request at a minimum fee.
The Saturday evening tour will take place on May 24, 2014 at 6:30 PM from behind the Firkin & Fox Pub on 3rd and Curry Streets. This is a 90-minute guided walking tour and leaves rain or shine.
Tickets: All tickets $15 in advance. $20 at the door. Under 4 Free.
Location: Tours depart from 3rd & Carson Street next to the St. Charles Hotel (Firkin & Fox Pub)
Times: The Saturday evening tour leaves May 24, 2014 @ 6:30 PM.
Some of the outside 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.
The 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
Corner of 3rd & Curry Streets
Carson City, NV 89701