Stroll with spirits, learn history at Carson City Ghost Walk
Carson City’s spooky history is explored and theatrically relived Oct. 24 during the 23rd annual Carson City Ghost Walk. “The Mystery of Jack Davis” will be a highlight of this year’s tour.
This 90-minute, guided walk features five home tours and a mystery to solve during the walk through the west side of Carson City’s downtown district. Learn about lingering spirits of the past centuries, paranormal stories and meet characters along the tour.
Some of the open homes stops along the tours include:
— The Brewery Arts Center. Built in 1874 by the Carson Brewing Co., which produced Tahoe Beer. The building has been transformed into an arts center.
— 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 Governor’s Mansion. This elegant, classic revival mansion was built 40 years after Nevada became a state. It was first occupied by Gov. Denver Dickerson and his family in 1909.
Tours depart every 30 minutes from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. from the corner of Third and Curry streets behind the St. Charles Hotel. The tours leave rain or shine. Arrive at least 10 minutes before the walk begins.
There will be photo opportunities, tables, psychics and Ghost Walk merchandise for sale.
Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 on the day of the event. Children younger than 3 go on the tour for free.
Tickets in advance available online at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2288093 with an added convenience fee. Tickets can be ordered by mail. Call 775-343-6279.