Authentic local ghost tales at heart of Ghost Walk at the Forks on Oct. 20


Retired funeral director Bruce Van Gilder displays a death mask during a past Ghost Walk at the Forks of the Wabash Historic Park. Van Gilder will return for this year’s event, scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 20. TAB file photo.

Authentic local ghost tales are at the centerpiece of the Ghost Walk at the Forks of the Wabash Historic Park.

Costumed guides will lead candlelight tours of the park on Saturday, Oct. 20, beginning at 6 p.m. Tours leave the visitors' center every 15 minutes, with the last tour leaving at 8:15 p.m.

Children must be accompanied by an adult. The Ghost Walk is not recommended for children younger than school age.

Reservations are not required but are recommended, as tours fill quickly. To make a reservation, call 356-1903. Admission is charged.

The park is located at Ind.-9 and U.S.-24 at the edge of Huntington.