Trail of Sorrows Bus Tour
Underground Railroad, Denton Jail, Maggie’s Bridge, Patty Cannon, Marshall Price’s Grave
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TRAIL OF SORROWS Bus Tour
Haunted Denton, Preston, and Woodland, DE
This Ghost and Graveyard bus tour covers over 20 sites including 2 graveyards. Called the “Trail of Sorrows” because it recounts the tale of so many lost souls including poor Annie Belle Carter, a 19-year-old who fell to her death and was impaled on a tree… and hear about the spirits of the Underground Railroad and stand at their final crossing at the haunted Linchester Mill. Find out about the Small Pox epidemic in Woodland and see the mansion that was built by Jesse Cannon for a lover who left him at the altar. Hear about poor poor Maggie Bloxom who was decapitated when her horse went off “Maggie’s Bridge” in a storm. So many sorrowful tales.
LYNCHINGS, MURDERS, KIDNAPPINGS AND THE MOST ACTIVELY HAUNTED PROPERTY ON THE SHORE
Stand in front of the most haunted jail In Maryland – still the most haunted site on the Shore. Hear about the spirit of Wish Sheppard lurking about the jail Even the Warden has spoken about him. Hear about the town dog-killer in Denton and the sweet little child spirit that haunts one of the upper rooms in his house. Walk on the grounds of two lynchings on the Courthouse green. Stand at the haunted grave of Marshall Price who murdered 14 year old Sallie Dean and was buried facing the opposite direction of all the other graves. See where Patty Cannon lived and hung out during her slave-catching, kidnapping, murdering days in this region.
Guests will enjoy this 4-5 hour tour on a luxury motorcoach (restroom on board).
**WHAT TO EXPECT:** The tour will last approximately 4 hours. Be sure to eat lunch before the tour as we will not be stopping for food. Most of that time will be spent on the bus, but there will be several places where guests will be able to disembark and take photographs and walk around – including Linchester Mill, Cannon Hall, Denton Cemetery and the Courthouse Green in Denton. There is walking on this tour.
This 4-hour tour in a motor coach is the best way to see the hidden haunted sites in Denton, Preston, and Woodland DE. Guests will be able to enter the Linchester Mill and hear storyteller, Charles Andrew talk about the spirit that haunts the mill and surrounds.
**MEETING PLACE AND WEATHER:** Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the start time of the tour and check in with the guide and bus driver. Tour will leave the premises promptly at 1:30 pm. Also, note that we do not cancel for rain. In the event that the weather is wet, be sure to bring an umbrella and waterproof clothing and shoes. There are opportunities for getting off of the bus and walking. MEET THE BUS at the Courthouse Green in Denton – 109 Market Street, Denton, MD http://bit.ly/2jyGPQ4
**CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS:** Full refund will be given if cancellation is made 48 hours prior to the tour’s start. If cancellation is NOT made within 48 hours of the tour, no refunds will be given. However, all registrations are transferable, so feel free to allow a friend or family member to attend in your place. Just give them your order voucher.
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Contact Chesapeake Ghost Walks at 443.735.0771 for more information.