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Posted on: September 12, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Register now for our New Haunted History Program on Oct. 20


Saturday, October 20

Haunted History

Time: 6-8 p.m. 

Explore the creepy side of Victorian history! The adventure starts at historic Fischer Farm with a hayride to Churchville Schoolhouse to learn about eerie 19th-century postmortem photography, strange Victorian mourning traditions, and 1870s cemetery symbols. A lantern-lit walk through Churchville Cemetery and Fischer Woods back to the farm follows for tours and local ghost stories. Guests can share spooky stories around the fire with hot cider and s’mores.  NOTE: Age 14+ only.  Participants must be able to traverse uneven terrain in low light and sign a waiver. 

Location: Fischer Farm, 16W680 Grand Ave., Bensenville

Cost: $25 per person

Registration required: In person at Bensenville Park District, 1000 W. Wood St., Bensenville or call 630-766-7015.

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