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October 12, 2017

The second annual Haints and History Ghost Walk will take place Saturday, October 7 starting at 6 p.m. at the Olde Jail on Hwy. 92 in Rutledge.

Photo by Tracey Wolfe

Grainger County Historic Society to host Haints and History Ghost Walk

Tracey Wolfe
Grainger Today Editor

RUTLEDGE – The Grainger County Historic Society will dig up the bones of history when it hosts its second annual Haints and History Ghost Walk Saturday, October 7.

Walks will take place every 15 minutes, from 6 until 9 p.m., beginning at the Olde Jail on Hwy. 92, in Rutledge.

Participants will be regaled with stories of of historical happenings at each site along the route.

Sites will include the Olde Jail, Grainger County Courthouse lawn, Henderson Chapel, Rutledge Presbyterian Church and the Dr. L.C. Bryan home.

The ringing of the bells of the old Presbyterian Church will signal when it’s time to move on to the next site. Participants will walk between sites, but seating will be available at each site. Refreshments will be available upon return to the Olde Jail, at the conclusion of the ghost walk. Storytellers this year will be Adrian Cameron, Ken Coffey, Sherry Beeler, Lisa Ray and Roe Baker.

The cost to participate will be $5 for those 12 years of age and older, $3 for school age children through 11 years old, and younger children will be admitted free of charge.

The event will be cancelled in the event of heavy rain, but will be held if light rain or rain showers should occur.

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