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      GHOST TOURS with BEN FRANKLIN at the Old Fort House Museum, Fort Edward, NY in Fort Edward

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      August 28, 2019

      Wednesday   8:00 PM (on various days)

      29 Broadway
      Fort Edward, New York

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      GHOST TOURS with BEN FRANKLIN at the Old Fort House Museum, Fort Edward, NY

      Join Benjamin Franklin at the Old Fort House Museum grounds for an evening of enjoyable ghost seeking and conversation and learning about our colonial American history at Fort Edward.   Walk the historic & haunted grounds that were once home to Paleolithic Indians, a French & Indian War provincial camp, Revolutionary War Soldiers drilling and the home of Simon Northrup.  Not to mention having hosted George Washington, Ben Franklin, Marquis de Lafayette, the adventuresome Baroness Frederika von Riedesel, Henry Knox, Sir William  Johnson, Robert Rogers of Roger's Rangers, and many other historic illuminaries.  Remember that in the mid-1700's, Fort Edward was an enormous garrison encompassing a military of 100,000, and was the third  largest city in the Colonies at that time.  Whatever British military actions taking place in the areas to the north began at Fort Edward.  And it was the much despised General  Webb of Fort Edward who allowed no military relief  to aid the poor souls utterly defeated by the French at Fort William Henry 16 miles away,  who, running  for their lives, suffered devastating  massacre by Indians in their desperate but mostly ill-fated  attempt to reach Fort Edward.   Only cannon fire at 15 -minute intervals to guide the stragglers to Fort  Edward by sound.   Imagine running through the dark of night with only the sound of intermittent cannon fire guiding you to safety! BRING YOUR DEVICES!!!    During the ghost walk,  it's hard to say what might end up on your device -- you never can tell!   And remember . . .  they're out there! Tickets cost $17.70 on OR  $15.00 at the door.   For more information, call 518 696-5889 for reservations or by email at: Please!  These ghost walks are real and inappropriate for children under the age of 12 years.  Also, no alcohol or  illegal  substances are permitted.   This outdoor walk will be challenging for wheelchairs as it moves along through a lawn with slight rises.  This event benefits the Fort Edward Historical Society.   FAQs   Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? No children under the age of 12, please.   This includes infants in strollers.  No  infants or toddlers can participate in this tour.     What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Your own mode of transportation to the site is necessary -- there is ample parking in the grounds.  Wheelchair accessibilty is challenging as this tour is outside and moves across a lawn with uneven ground, off and onto pavement.   If wheelchair use is necessary, someone should push the wheelchair, but we cannot guarantee proper passage  over the grounds.   What can I bring into the event? Your smart  phone, camera and tablet and imagination!   No  containers are  allowed  on the grounds, no smoking, no vaping, no alcohol.   If you appear inebriated  or high, you will not be admitted to the tour without refund.     How can I contact the organizer with any questions? Your answer goes here   What's the refund policy? Your answer goes here   Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? Your answer goes here   Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable? Your answer goes here  

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