2021 Ghost Tours
Paducah is rich with history and some rather haunting tales as well! Join the MHT Ghostly Guides for lantern-lit walking tours of downtown Paducah and Oak Grove Cemetery, filled with stories of misfortune, murders, and the eerie cases of unsolved deaths! Ghost tours are an oral history of many of the legends and lore of Paducah and Western KY’s darker history drawn from newspaper accounts, books, letters and eyewitnesses to events.
River City Ghost Tours:
The MHT ghostly guides lead you through the streets of Downtown Paducah while sharing the legends and lore, including the haunting histories of the ghost of the morning star saloon, the ghost of the laughing ladies, Popular Foot, The First National Bank, Harry Hank, Stella Cohen, the ghost of Maiden Alley, Paducah’s attempted witch burning and Devil Winston.
October 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23
Tours beginning at 6:30, 7:00, 7:30, & 8:30 PM
The River City Ghost Tours will last approximately one hour and will cover about 3/4 of a mile over a 5 block radius including the riverfront and are accessible by wheelchair.
EDC cups are welcome for the downtown Paducah Ghost Tours!
Oak Grove Cemetery Ghost Tours:
The MHT ghostly guides lead you through the cemetery while sharing the haunting history and stories about its residents, including Mannie Saunders Cobb, Huntington Row, Civil War soldiers, Oak Grove Cemetery legends, Della Barnes, Reuben Saunders, and the great flood.
October 29 & 30
Tours beginning at 6:00, 6:45, 7:30 & 8:15 PM
The Oak Grove Cemetery Tours will cover about 1 mile of walking through the cemetery and the mausoleum after dark.
Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for children over 8. Purchase online or by calling the MHT Box Office: 270.444.6828.
All tours will start promptly on time and go on regardless of rain. Attendees should wear comfortable walking shoes, bring an umbrella if necessary, and wear warm clothing depending on the weather. Ghost Tours will be limited to 15 people and social distancing will be encouraged.