Old Sturbridge Village to Present Haunted by History: A Phantasmagoria

Thursday, October 05, 2017
GoLocalWorcester Lifestyle Team

Haunted by History at Old Sturbridge Village
With the Halloween season here, Old Sturbridge Village is set to present Haunted by History: A Phantasmagoria.

Haunted by History will run from October 18 - 29 during the Village’s regular open hours.

Admission is included with regular admission to the Village.

HAUNTED BY HISTORY: A Phantasmagoria

Haunted by History is written and directed by P.J. Griffith, the creator of last year’s Midwinter Mischief adventure and the star of the original cast of The Sleepy Hollow Experience.

During Haunted by History, Guests gather outside The Center Meeting House where they meet Dr. Lantornia, a mysterious showman who promises them he can conjure spirits from New England's past in his "Phantasmagoria."

He leads them into the darkened meeting house, where they participate in a séance, encountering the ghosts of several New England figures who died in the 19th century with unfinished business, including abolitionist writer Lydia Maria Childs, millionaire industrialist Samuel Colt, decorated naval officer Commodore Mathew Perry, Zerah "The Human Calculator" Colburn and prison reform activist Dorothea Dix.

The séance goes awry when we find out all is not as it seems and Dr. Lantornia has ulterior motives for his Phantasmagoria.

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