Historic District Ghost Tour

Direct from the "Archives of the Dead!" Hear about gruesome
acts of revenge, horrific deeds, spiteful exploits, blood-thirsty mobs, embalming the dead, and so much more!

Woven through historical accounts, and true documented
stories of the paranormal, experience the strange and the bizarre, discover the unknown, and let your imagination
run wild, all this and so much more on your Candlelight Tour of Frederick’s Historic District –
                            "For 16 Straight Years -
              Frederick’s Most Popular Walking Tour." 
  • Unravel the mystery surrounding a mysterious man in black executed in 1781 for his loyalty to King George III.
  • Find out the “Devilish Plan” of a“Spiteful” owner of an 1814 mansion and why his spiritual discharge remains.
  • Contemplate the reasons why Frederick’s famed Barbara Fritchie continues to guard her home from invading Confederate soldiers 152 years after her death.
  • Discover why former stage hands, actors, and members of the audience refuse to be removed from their prized seats at Frederick’s historic Tivoli theater.
  • Ponder the events taking place at a private residence,   now home to two families, one living – one dead.
  • Visit Court House Square, the “Execution Site” of British sympathizers, learn about their fate and the “Curse” that continues to resonate. 
  • Discover the house where “History, Slavery and Servitude,” linger.
  • Be flabbergasted by what is transpiring within a former embalming site for the dead of the Civil War – now the home to the National Museum of Civil War Medicine.
  • Plus countless other true, documented stories of the DEAD!     

Tickets can be purchased from tour guides beginning 30-minutes before tour begins in front of Brewer’s Alley Restaurant and Brewery. Reservations strongly recommended for the month       of October.

Private Party Groups
Private tours for large groups available on "Non-Scheduled” nights throughout the year. (Private Parties, Corporate Meetings, Birthday Celebrations, Family Gatherings, and so much more!

Tours are 90-minutes in length and leisurely cover 1.2 miles.    Not recommended for children under six years old.

Still cameras and flashlights permitted.
No video or audio recording allowed.

Stops vary depending on dates and tour size. Tours depart, rain or shine. All stories are "Copyrighted" and the sole property of Maryland Heritage Tours.
Reservations Recommended.
Reservations can be made beginning the Monday before your preferred scheduled tour.

Reservations can be made by emailing: 

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