Wander through Murfreesboro’s most mysterious mansion as you explore some of the unusual mourning customs and creepy superstitions of the Victorian era at Oaklands Mansion. As the doors creak open and reveal the town’s spookiest historic home, you will sure to enter with apprehension.
Guides in mourning attire will be stationed through-out the mansion to answer questions as you explore the dark corners and creepy cupboards. The shadows will be hauntingly dim. For your safety, please bring your own flashlight. This special evening opening of the mansion will take place on Saturday, October 18, 2014, from 7:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. with admission of $5.00 per person.
“While in the downtown area enjoying the Fall Fun, take the opportunity to see Oaklands after dark! When your flashlight tour is over, if you dare, take a walk on the dim trails of the wetlands and see the dark reflections of Maney Spring” said James Manning, Executive Director of Oaklands Historic House Museum.
After exploring the deep, dark corners of the mansion, join the 9th KY Volunteer Infantry around the campfire as they share stories and recount the day’s events. The encampment will be open to the public again on Sunday, October 19, 2014, from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. as part of the Rutherford County Heritage Month activities.
Flashlight Night in Oaklands Mansion will take place on October 18, 2014, from 7:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. and is $5.00 per person. When you arrive please check in and pay at Oaklands’ Visitors Center located at 901 North Maney Avenue. You will then walk to the mansion to begin your tour!
For more information, contact Oaklands Historic House Museum at (615) 893-0022 or email firstname.lastname@example.org