Downtown Mystic Tour
Mystic Graveyard Tour
New London Graveyard Tour
TOUR LOCATIONS & DIRECTIONS:
Mystic Downtown Tours: We will meet at the Mystic River Park . You will see our sign on the sidewalk in front! The sidewalk begins on Cottrell Street by the Mystic Drawbridge on the Stonington side of the river. Walk down Cottrell Street toward the sign and lanterns. Your guide will greet you at the sidewalk in front of the park.
Mystic Moonlit Graveyard Tours: Our Mystic cemetery tours take place at the Whitehall Burial Ground located at the end of Hendel Drive in Mystic behind the True Value. Easily located off Route 27, and coming off exit 90 on I-95. Please enter the address 9 Hendel Drive (Stonington) into your GPS. This will bring you to the True Value and the burial ground is just beyond this. Your guide will greet you at the gate.
New London Moonlit Graveyard Tours: Our New London cemetery tours take place at Ye Towne's Antientist Burial Ground located on Hempstead Street in New London. We will greet you by the sign at the gated entrance on Hempstead Street.
Where does the famous giggling ghost of Mystic visit dining
guests? What practice in the 1800’s kept spirits out of people’s homes effectively? What local ghost left footprints on the floor of a well known establishment?
What historic artifacts and gravestone engravings have been found in Mystic's antiquated burial grounds? What famous soldiers, doctors, and ministers visit their scenic resting place? How can I capture a ghost on camera?
Find out all this and more legends and spooks when you take a Seaside Shadows Downtown Mystic tour or Mystic Moonlit Graveyard Tour. Connecticut native, and sensitive to the other side, Courtney McInvale Reardon, takes you by lantern light on the tour of your choice where she will answer these questions and more.
Our downtown tours go through the bustling landscape of shops and restaurants surrounding the famous drawbridge and our cemetery tours allow guests to walk through the Whitehall Burial Ground associated with the famously sighted ghosts of Whitehall Mansion. Downtown Mystic tours are offered Thursday and Saturday nights. Mystic Graveyard strolls are offered on Friday and Sunday evenings. New London Graveyard strolls are offered on Full Moons and special holidays. Tour times vary seasonally and oftentimes there is a weekday offering on either Tuesday or Thursday. Please see our calendar for details as the schedule is subject to change. Our Ye Antientist Burial Ground route in New London will donate proceeds to the restoration of Connecticut’s most historic burial ground and tell the true stories of the CT founders who are buried there and the ghosts that abound. Special Events take place as fundraisers at historic homesteads and sites throughout the state bringing in the most experienced and phenomenal special guests.
Having experienced the paranormal since growing up haunted in her childhood home, investigated by the famous Warren family, Courtney will share the secrets of the unexplained with her guests, and teach them the little known facts about ghostly apparitions and the darker history that surrounds the Mystic Country. Guests will learn about events stemming from the 1600’s to the present which have led to the development of spooky tales and active spirits throughout the iconic Connecticut community.