Halloween Fest CoverHENDERSON, Ky. (10/18/13) - The Henderson Depot Community Room is gearing up for another history-filled tour of the city, and this weekend they’ll be showing their Halloween Spirit with the an-nual Spooks and Legends Walking Tour. The guided tour will take guests through downtown Hender-son highlighting historical buildings, and relaying myths, legends, and true stories about Henderson’s past.

Henderson was established in 1797 with many influential events taking place adding rich history to an already culture-filled western Kentucky. Henderson also has a very long history of Indian burial grounds, dating back more than 200 years, according to Depot Events Coordinator Donna Spencer. Ghost sightings in historic Henderson houses and other legends have risen over the years and the walk-ing tour will showcase all of the spooky history.

The Spooks & Legends Walking Tour will have actors portraying important Henderson characters from Confederate soldiers to an 1800’s prankster with a gruesome story. Spencer explained because of the Halloween theme, the tour is meant for adults and may be too scary to young children.

“We have a lot of fun with this tour…we’re looking forward to a fun and beautiful day,” Spencer said.

The Spooks and Legends Walking Tour is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 26 at 2 p.m. and again at 4 p.m. Tickets are $5. For more information, Click Here.

Taylor Riley
SurfKY News

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Leadership Dynamics Class Raises Funds for MCAS

MARSHALL COUNTY, Ky. (5/21/15) — The Leadership Dynamics Class at Marshall County High School, a continuance of the… Read More

Fire Dues Opt-Out Deadline June 1, 2015

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/21/15) — Any subscriber subject to the fees imposed by a volunteer fire department in any area… Read More

Most Read This Week

May 15, 2015 10109

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 19, 2015 5198

Owensboro Health Proposes Building $15M Health…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 16, 2015 4943

Roses Coming Soon

by SurfKY News
May 18, 2015 3655

Madisonville Man Wanted for Attempted Murder in…

by SurfKY News
May 19, 2015 3605

Two Charged with Marijuana Possession after…

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 10109

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 23, 2015 9538

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 21, 2015 2689

Police Charge Madisonville Man with Harassing…

by SurfKY News
May 21, 2015 758

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
May 21, 2015 636

UPDATE: Suspect in Officer Involved Shooting…

by SurfKY News
May 22, 2015 595

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News
May 21, 2015 561

Collision with Deer Results in Fatality on US 79

by Trooper S. C. Recke
May 20, 2015 551

Four Go to Hospital After Two-Vehicle Collision

by SurfKY News
May 21, 2015 498

EPA Rules Threaten Aluminum's Revival

by Jim Waters
May 21, 2015 441

Corrections Officers to Get Pay Raises to Retain…

by Jennifer Brislin