Historic Rogers Ghost Walks

Listening to the story of Mary BolinHear the story of Constable Will Dalton’s death in a shootout east of town from B.F. Sikes, his father-in-law.

Story of Will Dalton

Listening to a costumed interpreter, as Emily Arney, tell the story of Mary Bolin, the first murderess in Rogers.

FROM: Rogers Historical Museum

ABOUT: Historic Rogers Ghost Walks

WHEN: Thursday, October 19; Friday, October 20; Saturday, October 21; Thursday, October 26; Friday, October 27; and Saturday, October 28, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

WHERE: Meet at 322 South Second, corner of Second and Cherry in the Rogers Historic District

INFO: Registration is required; $5 per person

CONTACT INFORMATION: TERRILYN WENDLING 479-621-1154 OR TWENDLING@ROGERSAR.GOV

On Thursday, October 19; Friday, October 20; Saturday, October 21; Thursday, October 26; Friday, October 27; and Saturday, October 28 the Rogers Historical Museum will offer nine Historic Rogers Ghost Walks each evening. First tour each evening will begin at 7 p.m. with additional tours leaving every fifteen minutes after with the last tour beginning at 9 p.m. Participants will go on a 45 minute walk around downtown Rogers and encounter six different costumed interpreters each telling a different true tale of murder, mischief, and mayhem.

The tours will begin at the Rogers Historical Museum and are suitable for older teens and adults. Participants should wear comfortable shoes and be prepared to walk about three-quarters of a mile at a slow pace. Each tour is limited to 16 participants and registration is required at a cost of $5 per person. Call 479-621-1154 or stop in the museum at 322 South Second Street, Rogers AR 72756 to reserve your date and time. In case of rain tours will be rescheduled if space is available.

The Rogers Historical Museum is located at 322 South Second Street, at the corner of Second and Cherry in the Rogers Historic District. The museum is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. General admission is free. For more information call 479-621-1154 or visit http://www.rogershistoricalmuseum.org/events.html.

 

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