One Spooky Tour With Many Tennessee Firsts!!!
Tour participants will thrill to the spine tingling accounts of paranormal activity
associated with the oldest Courthouse, the oldest Masonic Lodge, the oldest Post
Office, and the oldest continuously operating Inn in the entire State of Tennesssee!
|What secrets are contained within one of Rogersville's most historic structures known to history as the Clay-Kenner House. What spirits haunt the Mountain Star Mall? Do ghostly visitors still stay the night at the Hale Springs Inn? What famous figures are buried in one of Rogersville's most historic cemeteries? What tragedy befell a weary Civil War Soldier in front of the Masonic Hall?|
The Hale Springs Inn ~ Rogersville, Tennessee
|Ongoing activity around many of the historic structures along this tour route have given way to a great number of unique and startling experiences for our guests. The "Hale Springs Inn" (pictured left) is one of the oldest, continually operating inns in the State and as one of the featured stops along this tour route, guests will learn about the tremendous history and hauntings there. Rogersville is also host to the oldest Courthouse in the State and the site of Tennessee's first Post Office. The town even had it's very own "underground railroad" used to smuggle slaves, who might yet haunt the old tunnels under several of the towns historic buildings!|
The Haunted and Historic Clay-Kenner House
|The Haunted Historic Rogersville GhostWalk departs nightly with advance reservations from the H.B. Stamps Memorial Library located at 407 East Main Street in downtown Rogersville - zip 37857 for those with GPS locators. Please call (423) 743-WALK (9255) with your preferred date to tour and the number in your party for further information, reservations, and directions. The results of ongoing investigation and study throughout the historic district are available in DVD format on our Ghost Hunter Store...|
|January Through December|
Haunted Historic Rogersville GhostWalk
Energy / Difficulty Level - Low to Medium
Please call (423) 743-WALK (9255) for reservations.
|THE FULL DAY HAUNTED VACATION ITINERARY:|
As the first tour of its kind anywhere in North America, your day begins with a healthy breakfast followed by pick-up at your accommodations for a scenic drive up to a Tennessee nature preserve. Upon arrival, there will be a short park orientation and rest room break before embarking on a three hour hiking adventure on a moderate trail at a slow and enjoyable pace. While trailing our way around an upper mountain lake, participants will hear about 500 years of Cherokee folklore, history, and legend as well as nearly twenty years of regional investigation into the Southern Appalachian Bigfoot. The "Legendary Cherokee Bigfoot Adventure Tour is set to the beat of Native American Flute and drum for a truly ethereal experience as you walk under the shadow of the trees of our native Cherokee forests. During your visit, you'll also enjoy a slow barge ride on the mountain lake with an accompanying presentation by a park naturalist. This will be followed by a thrilling planetarium show - and a tour of the night sky, or a presentation in Astronomy is often the perfect ending to a day full of the wonder of Cherokee legend. There is also a park zoo complete with owls and wolves with Cherokee names! Afterwards, you'll enjoy a scenic and restful ride down to dinner as we follow the oldest wagon road in the State. You're evening meal is served inside the tavern of the oldest continuously operating inn in the State of Tennessee! Here, you'll delight in a wonderful culinary experience with an atmosphere worthy of one of Tennessee's oldest towns. Immediately following is the very spooky and lantern-led "Haunted Historic Rogersville GhostWalk" with details of the State's storied printing heritage, see the oldest courthouse, Masonic Hall, and so much more! This package usually concludes around 12-1 AM and return times can vary greatly. This itinerary is $176 for up to two people, or $208 for up to four with the group discount. Larger groups please call for rates. Securely reserve this day package online by CLICKING HERE, or call (423) 743-WALK (9255) with additional questions and/or make reservations.
Use the following directions to Appalachian GhostWalks' "Haunted Historic Rogersville GhostWalk" if driving from Pigeon Forge and Sevierville, TN just a short distance away, well worth the drive by way of I-40 East and I-81 North to The H.B. Stamps Memorial Library...
Directions to the "Haunted Historic Rogersville GhostWalk"
From Highway US-441 take Highway 66 North for 8.47 miles; Merge onto Interstate I-40 East for 13.77 miles; Merge onto Interstate I-81 North toward the left toward Bristol, TN; Take Exit 8 Highway US-25E toward Morristown and White Pine keeping right at the fork 0.17 miles; Now you will be on US-25E North also called Highway TN-32 North for 15.35 miles; then merge onto Highway US-11W North also called the "Lee Highway", or Highway TN-1 East toward Rogersville for approximately 18 to 19 miles until you see a Burger King on your left; Turn right at the next intersection onto Park Blvd and go approximately 0.5 miles to E Main Street; Turn right onto E Main Street and go for approximately 1 mile to The H.B. Stamps Memorial Library at 407 East Main Street in Rogersville, Tennessee 37857...
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The ARC - Alternate Realities Center is a member supported, not-for-profit organization founded in February of 1994 to study all manner of phenomena that are classified as "the fringe" by most branches of Science. Appalachian GhostWalks was created as a public awareness program of The ARC to reveal the wondrous and often haunting discoveries made at hundreds of Federal, State, and Local Historic Sites throughout our region. Thus, there is nothing false, fictitious, or made-up on any of our tours and vacations package productions - you'll always get REAL Tennessee and Virginia History and TRUE Smoky Mountain Ghost Stories! Through the indepth investigations - conducted before the first walk was ever presented at each location - and by way of the resulting tours which followed, the goal has always been to lend evidence in support of a belief to which so many of us cling. A faith suggestive that when our body stops working there is more which lies ahead for us all. We invite you to come and discover the amazing results of our investigations, in combination with the region's documented history - which actually verified our findings. Facts which will truly give you a spine-tingling feeling for who is haunting these locations and why they are here! Altogether, a positive reflection on the afterlife, appropriate for all ages, and proudly supporting Saint Jude's Children's Research Hospital.|