Ghosts of Folsom Tavern
Winter Street Cemetery Tour
October 20, 3pm to 5:30pm
Colonel & Mrs. Folsom invite you to join them in their historic tavern to celebrate the waning light and autumn season. Meet their family, tour their historic tavern, hear how they once hosted George Washington, and enjoy seasonal refreshments.
You will then make your way to Winter Street Cemetery to meet your colonial tour guide. Here you will see the Folsom’s final resting place and the graves of many of Exeter’s famous and infamous revolutionary residents, hear their stories, and learn about this historic cemetery.
Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018
Event Time: Folsom Tavern open 3-5:30pm
Tour times: 4pm, 4:30pm, 5pm, 5:30pm
Cost: $10 for not-yet-members, $7 for not-yet-member children ages 6-18. Members are $5.00 and member’s children ages 6-18 are $3.00. All children under the age of 6 are free.
Ticket prices include a visit to the museum day of the event (must visit museum’s Ladd-Gilman House before 3:30pm), activities and check in at Folsom Tavern, and cemetery tour.
Location: Guests meet at Folsom Tavern for check in, visit with the Folsoms, refreshments, and cemetery directions. Guests drive or walk themselves to Winter Street Cemetery for tour start time. Tour is held rain or shine
Folsom Tavern, 164 Water Street, Exeter, NH. Parking is available in the Museum parking lot on Spring Street, Exeter Municipal Lots, and street parking on Water Street.
Winter Street Cemetery, Front Street, Exeter, NH. Street parking available around cemetery on Winter and Front Streets. Enter at Front Street gate.
Please note that due to the historic nature of Folsom Tavern and Winter Street Cemetery, the properties are not handicap accessible. Additionally, Winter Street Cemetery has uneven ground, tree roots, and fallen headstones. Sturdy shoes are strongly recommended.