Historic and Haunted Bus/Trolley Tours
Exclusive NEW sites!!
Including Ogilvie-Weiner Mansion and the creepy Calanthean Temple!
NET PROCEEDS BENEFIT HISTORIC PRESERVATION EFFORTS!
BE SURE TO ALSO CHECK OUT SPECIAL EVENTS TAB
For local tours, select Bus/Trolley tour from drop-down menu.
For ghost hunts, select "public ghost hunt" from drop-down menu.
For Murder Mystery reservations, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Historic Haunts Urban Legends Tour!
Saturday, January 20, 2018 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. **BRAND NEW LOCAL TOUR
Sites that have "urban legends" associated with them -- come here the spooky stories balanced with historical fact!
PLEASE NOTE THAT EVENT EXPENSES ARE PRE-PAID SO TICKETS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.
**SPECIAL EVENTS: MURDER MYSTERY AT THE LOGAN MANSION - monthly interactive murder mysteries. Email us at email@example.com for more information!
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Shreveport is home to rich haunted folklore...something to be expected from an early nineteenth century river city that has such colorful tales woven throughout its history.
In 2010, The History Press of Charleston, SC published Historic Haunts of Shreveport by LSUS History professors Dr. Gary Joiner and Dr. Cheryl White. Both have a keen interest in historic preservation of sites in Shreveport that are attached to ghostly lore. Through guided tours, held regularly throughout the year, patrons can hear expert narration on the city's history, have exclusive access inside some beautiful homes and locales, and contribute to the cause of historic preservation so that we may continue to save these sites for the future.
Our tours are unique in that they feature original academic research, infused with a passion for historic preservation, show respect and honor for the hallowed ground of old burial grounds, and reflect a commitment to the community through giving back to the cause of preservation. This is the only tour in Shreveport based on the original book and authorized to use that research as educational material.
Historic Haunts of Shreveport bus tours include the following sites/locations (sites may change due to availability):
Oakland Cemetery The Logan Mansion
The Calanthean Temple **NEW**
The Mabry House
The Spring Street Museum
Ogilvie Weiner Mansion
Caddo Parish Courthouse
The Karpeles Manuscript Museum
The Davis Home Place
And other spooky places and tales..................including:
The Bridges McKellar House (on Louisiana State Historic Preservation endangered list)
The Arlington Hotel (on Louisiana State Historical Preservation endangered list)
Urban legend locations may include: Taylortown Tower, Ellerbe School, old Caddo penal farm
Our standard three-hour tours are $60.00 per person and includes trolley transportation, mini-lectures and guided tours of sites, refreshments and/or light dinner buffet, and net proceeds benefit these historic sites. It's not just a great way to spend an evening....it's an investment in Shreveport!
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com for more information about our tours.