FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Wendi Lewis, Marketing and Public Relations
October 7, 2021
Ghost Stories of Old Cahawba Wagon Tour at Old Cahawba set for Oct. 16
(Montgomery, AL) Old Cahawba
Archaeological Park, a historic site operated by The Alabama Historical
Commission, will be hosting a Ghost Stories of Old Cahawba Wagon Tour on
Saturday, Oct. 16, from 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Reserve one of a limited number of tickets, and you will be
shuttled to Old Cahawba’s most haunted locations where you will hear authentic
ghost stories that have been passed down through many generations. Park staff
will share genuine historical accounts of ghost sightings and folklore about
this mysterious ghost town, but they will also describe some of their own
personal encounters with the unexplained.
You will hear about a man
who was buried alive, a creature called the Wampus Cat, and other ghostly tales
on this 90-minute tour. After the tour, attendees can explore more of the
town and take in the mysterious antiquity that Old Cahawba has to offer.
are $15 each and must be purchased in advance at the Old Cahawba Visitor
Center. The tour is allotted for a maximum of 30 participants. Tickets may be
purchased by calling 334-872-8058. Old Cahawba accepts all major credit cards.
On the day of the event, participants will meet at the Visitor Center, rain or
Cahawba lies at the confluence of the Alabama and Cahaba Rivers, and from 1819
to 1826 it served as Alabama’s first capital. From downtown Selma, take Highway
22 (Dallas Avenue) west 8.6 miles. Cross over the Cahaba River and turn left
onto County Road 9 and follow this 3.3 miles until it dead ends. Turn left onto
County Road 2 and follow this 1.5 miles until you see the Visitor Center on the
right. Visitor Center Address: 9518 Cahaba Road, Orrville, AL 36767.
To learn more about Old Cahawba, or the Alabama Historical Commission,