Make plans now with your friends and family to attend the popular Ghost Walk tours with Historic Newburgh this fall!

There is a lot of history in beautiful, scenic, downtown Newburgh...a lot of interesting, and sometimes spooky, stories. For the past 25 years, folks have a chance to hear those stories and learn more that history on the Historic Newburgh Ghost Walks. The tours share stories taken from old newspapers and from family legends. The spookier side of Newburgh will be brought to life during the tours on the third weekend in October - the 18th, 19th, and 20th.

Group ticket for the Ghost Walks are on sale NOW! Groups of 15 or more can reserve a private tour for their group at a price of $7 per person for State Street or Water Street tour, and $14 per person for hayride tours. Ghost Walks are a great outing for families, sororities, fraternities, scouting groups, churches, and other large groups! Never been on a tour? Here's what you can expect.

For group ticket inquiries contact the Historic Newburgh office at 812-853-2815 or visit

This year there are THREE different haunted tours to choose from...

Hayride Tour:

Turn of the century tour guides and re-enactors tell history and ghost stories on a hayride through Historic Newburgh’s downtown district. A walk across the historic red bridge (optional) will enlighten and frighten. Bring the family for an evening of intrigue and education.

Water Street Tour:

Hear the astonishing tales of events that occurred near Newburgh’s waterfront many years ago. On this tour, attendees will hear ghost stories from Newburgh’s early settler days, the Civil War Era, and even ghostly events that occurred during the 1900’s. Listen to some of Newburgh’s most mysterious tales, including the tale of the Steamboat Missouri and The Newburgh Tobacco Company’s “Homespun Twist”. This is a great tour for any historic enthusiast!

State Street Tour:

Be prepared to be amazed by the frightening events that took place long ago on this quaint little street. Who would have ever guessed that such a gruesome past exists in the charming little town of Newburgh, Indiana? On this tour, attendees will hear stories from the Civil War Era, the Great Depression, and the early 1900’s. Listen to some of Newburgh’s most haunting tales, including the tragedy at Farmer’s Bank, The Exchange Hotel’s slave history, and tales of Hulvershorn’s Coffin Shop. This tour is great for anyone that likes to be spooked!

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