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Spooky Spirits of Point Lookout

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Visit one of the Chesapeake's spookiest spots for some good old-fashioned ghost stories. Point Lookout State Park is full of mysteries and - just maybe - supernatural residents, including Civil War soldiers and lighthouse keepers. Check out some of the eerie tales.

Spirits of Point Lookout is a historically representative, interactive event featuring some of Point Lookout’s many legendary tragedies and hauntings. Events of the evening include music, mouthwatering concessions from Smokey Joe’s BBQ, Hawaii Joe and others, live presentations, games for the children and much, much more.

Spirits of Point Lookout is not a “Haunted House” styled event. Presentations are suitable for children, however, the event does require a 50-minute, half-mile walk. Parents are responsible for determining their child’s suitability for the event.

Note: Reenactments are intended to accurately reflect historical conditions. Some may be considered too violent for younger children.

Proceeds from Spirits of Point Lookout benefit Southern Maryland youth leadership programs and other service needs.

Click here to visit our photo album and select 'Spirits of Point Lookout'.

The event takes place on Friday, October 29 & Saturday October 30, 2010.
Tour times begin at 7:00pm each night, with groups of 30 leaving every twelve minutes.  Last tour begins at 9:48pm each night. Advanced purchase is required to reserve desired tour time(s).

For more information, visit http://st-marys-county.kiwanisone.org/public/pub_page.aspx?PageID=58532

Point Lookout is located in Maryland's St. Mary's County, where the Potomac River meets the Chesapeake Bay.

Family Fright Fest, Ghost Stories and Movie Night at Caledon State Park

Hear creepy, spine-tingling stories. Next, watch a family favorite, How to Train Your Dragon. It's all free and sponsored by the King George Community Partners. Hot chocolate and treats will be available from the Friends of Caledon. Be sure to bring a blanket or something to sit on.

The event happens on Friday, October 29, from 6:30-10pm on the lawn near the picnic shelter.

For further information, call  (540) 663-3861, e-mail 
Caledon@dcr.virginia.gov or visit their web site.

Caledon State Park is located in King George County, Virginia, 23 miles east of Fredericksburg, on the Potomac River.


 
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