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Annual Haunted Museum Festival at Tennessee State Museum on October 21st

 

Tennessee State MuseumNashville, TN – The State Museum’s annual ghost story festival, Haunted Museum, will take place on Saturday, October 21st, 2017 from 10:00am to 2:00pm. It is a FREE event with lots of surprises!

The event features a “ghost trail” through the museum with prizes, crafts, and refreshments. At stops along the ghost trail there will be chilling ghost stories from Tennessee’s past, including the Bell Witch, the Cherokee spirit Spearfinger, John Murrell’s thumb, and many other scary tales. 

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Clarksville’s Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for November 12th through November 18th, 2015

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TNDunbar Cave State Natural Area has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.

Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will present many nature programs during the year. There are programs for children and adults.

Some of the upcoming events include: Port Royal by Lantern, Night Hike and Port Royal Birding.

Dunbar Cave State Park Visitor Center.

Dunbar Cave State Park Visitor Center.

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Port Royal By Lantern this Friday and Saturday

 

Port Royal State Historic ParkClarksville, TN – The Port Royal By Lantern event is this Friday and Saturday October 24th and 25th.

Take a lantern guided tour through Port Royal State Historic Park and meet some of Port Royal’s most famous (and infamous) residents as they tell tales of the frontier, the Bell Witch, Night-Riders, Ichabod Crane and more!

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Port Royal State Park by Lantern tour November 8th-9th

 

Port Royal State Historic ParkAdams, TN – Take a lantern guided tour through Port Royal State Historic Park and meet some of Port Royal’s most famous (and infamous) residents as they tell tales of the frontier, the Bell Witch, Night-Riders and more!

Port Royal by Lantern

Port Royal by Lantern

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Tennessee State Parks announce Middle Tennessee Events starting October 15th

 

Tennessee – Fall in Tennessee is a glorious time!  Tennessee State Parks have some of the very best events and programs the season has to offer.  Here are just a few state park events in your area, including great opportunities to pay tribute to Autumn!

Finding a state park in your own backyard is easy to do and you don’t have to spend a lot of gas money to get there!

Tennessee State Parks offer a variety of activities and events throughout the winter. From great hikes to bluegrass – there’s something designed for the entire family!

Here are just a few state park events in your area. «Read the rest of this article»

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SPIRIT: The Authentic Story of the Bell Witch to return to Adams, TN

 

SPIRIT, The Authentic Story of the Bell Witch

Adams, TN – When there is a chill in the air and the full moon illuminates everything it touches, then you know its time for SPIRIT. There’s something about this time of year that huddles people together. They gather under worn out quilts, ’round an open bonfire, or near a single candle flickering in the dark to whisper of things they don’t understand.One such event that entertains that very idea is held, where else? In Adams, TN the home of the Bell Witch!

SPIRIT: The Authentic Story of the Bell Witch opens next weekend in Adams,Tn. «Read the rest of this article»

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42nd Annual Threshing Show

 

TN-KY Threshermen's Association Threshing ShowAdams, TN – The TN-KY Threshermen’s Association will hold their 42nd Anniversary Threshing Show Friday and Saturday, July 15th and 16th, 2011 in Adams TN. Admission is $6.00 per adult. Children 10 and under are free.

There will be Live Music, Historic Lectures, Arts & Crafts, Kid’s Land and so much more. And let’s now forget the Wheat Threshing show, Tractor Pull, Steam Engines and Antique Tractors. There is a complete list of events below.

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Listen to the story of the Bell Witch this weekend

 

SPIRIT, The Authentic Story of the Bell Witch

 
Adams, TN – Come to Bell School Grounds in Adams, Tennessee this weekend and take a step back in time to 1804 when middle Tennessee was still the frontier. It was this year, for reasons unknown, that John Bell moved his family from North Carolina to the Red River area now known as Adams. Shortly after they settled in, that strange noises began to be heard around the Bell house. Over time, the sounds slowly evolved into an eerie voice that called it itself Kate. The Bell family was tormented by Kate. Objects were moved by invisible hands, and the witch even pinched and slapped members of the household.

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SPIRIT, The Authentic Story of the Bell Witch begins Thursday

 

SPIRIT, The Authentic Story of the Bell Witch

Adams, TN – Community Spirit has announced their annual production of SPIRIT, The Authentic Story of the Bell Witch will begin production the last two weekends in October.

The dates are October 21st-23rd and October 28th-30th. The play written by local playwright David Alford will be held outside at the Bell School Pavilion in Adams, Tennessee. «Read the rest of this article»

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Bell Witch Legend lives on with ‘SPIRIT’ play opening soon in Adams, TN

 

SPIRIT, The Authentic Story of the Bell Witch

Adams, TN – Anticipation is building in the Robertson County town of Adams, TN.  This week the cast of David Alford’s play SPIRIT, The Authentic Story of the Bell Witch arrives in town and begins rehearsal on the old school grounds not far from where the Bell Witch legend first got its start. If you have never experienced this play for yourself this is not the year to miss it!

For the first time in Spirit’s run, some may say the stars have aligned and the past meets present when father and daughter will be portraying their direct ancestors John Bell and his daughter Betsy Bell, the two that were the focus of the Bell Witch torture. «Read the rest of this article»

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