Colonial Williamsburg Ghost Tour Blog

Ghosts and Christmas

Ghosts and Christmas

Posted on August 15, 2017

The Ghosts of Christmas It’s the time of the year to smooch under the mistletoe, shop for loved ones, and go view Christmas lights on the Tacky Lights Tour. The season is full of good tidin... Read More

Haunted House Selling? Might be Tough – WSJ

Haunted House Selling? Might be Tough – WSJ

Posted on August 15, 2017

 Haunted House Selling? Although research shows that most people don’t believe in ghosts, many still balk at the thought of buying a ‘haunted house.’Read more about selling and buying a... Read More

The Dead Don’t Stay Dead in Williamsburg!

The Dead Don’t Stay Dead in Williamsburg!

Posted on August 15, 2017

Haunted Williamsburg, Virginia(Fort Magruder Hotel and Conference Center)“The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and... Read More

The George Wythe House

The George Wythe House

Posted on August 15, 2017

The George Wythe House - Williamsburg, VirginiaThe George Wythe house was built for the colonial elite in 1753 and given as a gift to George Wythe from his father in law. George Wythe was Amer... Read More

The Public Hospital: America’s First “Insane Asylum”

The Public Hospital: America’s First “Insane Asylum”

Posted on August 15, 2017

The Public Hospital - Williamsburg, VirginiaThe first mental hospital in North America, this hospital was in service until the 1960’s. Its early history is tainted with the maltreatment of its p... Read More

Orbs in Photos: Debunked!

Orbs in Photos: Debunked!

Posted on August 15, 2017

What Are Orbs In Photos? Ghost Orbs DebunkedWe’ve all seen it in photos on websites, review sites, and social media pages. That shocking photo of something that someone claims is a ghost. T... Read More

Colonial Ghosts Ranked in “13 Bone-Chilling Haunted Tours”

Colonial Ghosts Ranked in “13 Bone-Chilling Haunted Tours”

Posted on August 15, 2017

On February 3, 2014, Colonial Ghosts was ranked by US City Traveler as one of the “13 Bone-Chilling Haunted Tours” in the US. Other tours ranked come from New Orleans; Salem, Massachusetts; Tomb... Read More

Video Recordings at Bruton Parish Church

Video Recordings at Bruton Parish Church

Posted on August 15, 2017

On ghost tours in Williamsburg with Colonial Ghosts late one evening in April, some guests captured these videos at the Bruton Parish Church, which dates back to the mid 1600s:[youtube id="_p0RELp... Read More

Virginia is for Lovers – of Ghosts

Virginia is for Lovers – of Ghosts

Posted on August 15, 2017

VIRGINIA GHOST STORIESSome people travel to see the sights, collect antiques, or eat special food. Other people travel for the chance to spot a ghost or two. And Virginia has them all covered—ev... Read More

The Tale of Lady Skipwith

The Tale of Lady Skipwith

Posted on August 15, 2017

THE TALE OF LADY SKIPWITHMany things must haunt a mind when it approaches ghosts. The first being that the mind itself has many tricks. Men can weave stories out of events so disconnected from ... Read More