Vevay Ghost Tour in Switzerland County in October
By Angie Satterfield
River Towns Rock Tour Company
“The Original” Vevay Ghost Tour and the EXCLUSIVE Ghost Hunt at the Historic Hoosier Theatre will take place this October in Vevay, Indiana. Enter a world of hidden pasts and dark secrets, stories that will send chills down your spine as you join us for a spirited journey in historic Vevay. Explore the eerie history, lore and some spine tingling stories as you walk around town and tour four different locations,The Switzerland County History Museum, The Historic Hoosier Theater, The Switzerland County Courthouse Basement, and The Old Jail.
The walking tours will take place on Oct. 11-12, 18-19, and 25-26. Cost is $25 per person and tours start at 7:00 pm, rain or shine. A portion of the ticket sales go to both the Historic Hoosier Theater and the Switzerland County Historical Society. Also visited is the Switzerland County Courthouse Basement (hear actual EVP’s from an investigation) and the Old Vevay Jail. Tours start and end at the Haunted Julia Knox House.
All four locations are reputed to be haunted, and several locations will also offer tour participants the opportunity to meet and hear actual experiences from those who had them. Tour guides encourage those on the tour to bring their ghost hunting equipment, flashlights, and cameras along and take advantage of the opportunity to gain access to these places.
A new offering this year is a very limited opportunity to take part in an EXCLUSIVE Ghost Hunt at the Historic Hoosier Theatre conducted by Researchers Investigating the Paranormal (RIP). This ghost hunt starts at 11:00 pm on October 25 at the theatre and ends at 2:00 am. Participants will get the opportunity to learn from professionals about equipment, proper technique, processing of data, observation, and interview. They will break out into hunts to conduct an actual ghost hunt of this historic property and the opportunity to spend the night in a location with a reputation using hands-on learning with ghost hunting equipment and technology. The Exclusive Ghost Hunt at the Historic Hoosier Theater with RIP is $39 per person .
Tickets are available at the Julia Knox House located at 206 East Main Street in Vevay or by phone 812-427-3338. Credit Cards are accepted. Tour sizes are limited and it should be noted that prior tours have sold out quickly.