Visitors can experience Alabama’s haunted history in October with ghost trails, story-telling festivals and ghost walks.
A variety of events and trails pay homage to the state’s ghostly history including a rare moonlit tour of the famous ghost town Old Cahawba where paranormal investigators will showcase their ghost hunting equipment. In Montgomery a mortician will take you on a tour of Oakwood Cemetery in a hearse. The Black Belt Ghost Trail showcases dozens of haunted sites that include homes, restaurants, cemeteries and Civil War sites.
The Alabama Tourism Department offers the following list of 13 ghostly events taking place this month across the state.
7th Annual “Historic Haunts Walk” — Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
This annual Historic Haunts Walk, held each Tuesday night in October, begins at the Athens Visitors Center and includes tales of paranormal activity at 13 local structures.