DISCOVER VICTORIA'S HAUNTED PAST WITH A "GHOSTS OF CHRISTMAS PAST" WALKING TOUR
During the month of December 2010, visitors to Victoria, BC can explore the history of Christmas in British Columbia's most haunted city with a Ghosts of Christmas Past Walking Tour.
The 90-minute tour, offered Friday and Saturday nights starting at 7:30 pm, provide new insights into Victoria's ghosts and legends by focusing on stories of the supernatural at Christmas. The legend of Christmas Hill, the ghosts of Helmcken Alley, Victoria's first documented ghost sighting - Adelaide Griffin at Christmas in 1861 and the Christmas Eve assassination on the steps of the Roman Catholic cathedral in 1890 are included.
The Ghosts of Christmas Past tours begin at the Tourism Victoria Visitor Centre in the Inner Harbour. Tickets are purchased from the guide before the tour and cost $13.00 CDN/USD for adults and $11.00 CDN/USD for seniors and students. Reservations are not required. Group bookings are also available.
Discover the Past also offers additional walking tours throughout the holiday season including Christmas in Old Victoria, historic walks through Chinatown and Christmas tours by the Old Cemeteries Society. For more information visit http://www.discoverthepast.com/.
Post from Tourism Victoria.