Haunted Hillsborough Tour
Hillsborough, NC 27278
Over 260 years, a town can acquire quite a few ghosts....Join our 1.5-mile stroll around downtown Hillsborough, the Triangle's oldest town. You will see and learn about several haunted homes, like Seven Hearths, with two distinct "haints," and Old Poplar, so rife with spirits that the last residents salted all the entryways when they left! Your (deceased) guide, Enoch Pugh, will share tales of mystery and imagination about local spirits and legends, including mysteries surrounding his own history. Great fun if you like real history, spooky tales, and looking for ghosts! Join Enoch Pugh (deceased) for tales of history, hauntings, mystery, and imagination! On a 2 hour, 1.5-mile walk around downtown Hillsborough, you’ll visit thirteen (!) places of interest, including haunted houses and an execution site. Enoch will describe real history, native and post-colonial legends, and numerous “haints” reported in homes or in the area, such as a perfumed lady ghost in the old Hamilton house, and Old Poplar, a house with more than a dozen varied spirits! Enoch also tells about his pre-Revolution exploits, gruesome death, and mysteries about him that have recently been solved, and others that have not….Meet at the Corner of Nash and Kollock St in Hillsborough.