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Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Ghosts of Virginia

As All Hallows Eve approaches, Virginians can explore the state’s apparitions at a variety of ghost walks, from Ghost Tours of Avenel in Bedford on Oct. 23 to the Olde Towne Ghost Walk in Portsmouth on Oct. 24. Closer to home you can visit haunted places in Alexandria at the Ghost and Graveyard Tour Oct. 24-25 and Oct. 31-Nov 1.

Looking for more info on ghostly spirits in the Old Dominion? Browse these books:

The Ghosts of Virginia by L.B. Taylor. A multi-volume series.

The Ghosts of Williamsburg . . . and Environs by L.B. Taylor

The Ghosts of Charlottesville and Lynchburg . . . and Nearby Environs
by L.B. Taylor

The Hauntings of Williamsburg, Yorktown and Jamestown by Jackie Behrend

Virginia Ghosts by Marguerite du Pont Lee

Civil War Ghosts of Virginia by L.B. Taylor

Ghost Stories of Woodlawn Plantation by Judy McElhaney

Got any personal ghost stories? Let us know.

Don’t Miss . . .

Saturday, Oct. 25, 3 p.m. Reston Regional Library
Fairfax County Stories 1607-2007 & the Jamestown 400 Legacy Book.
Honoring Fairfax County Women with Hunter Mill Supervisor Cathy Hudgins and Irma Clifton. Mayo Stuntz will discuss the first women of Hunter Mill. Sherry Zachry, President of the League of Women Voters of the Fairfax Area, will speak on the Suffragists. No registration is required.

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