Ghost tours

Ghost tours

Judging from the calendar, the Tar Heel State has plenty of ghosts! Tours this month include:

Ghost Walk in Beaufort: Led by guides in pirate dress who entertain with haunted tales, it covers about 10 blocks in the town's historic district and passes Blackbeard's house and a 300-year-old cemetery. (252) 772-9925 or www.tourbeaufort.com

Ghost Walks of Ocracoke Island: Operated by the Village Craftsmen, several tours are available that present creepy local legends and lore. (252) 928-5541 or www.villagecraftsmen.com

Candlelight Ghost Tour in Wilkesboro: Participants learn about a ghost who haunts old buildings downtown, visit a cemetery where Civil War soldiers are buried, and stand in the jail cell where Tom Dooley spent his last days. (336) 667-3171 or www.wilkesheritagemuseum.com

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