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Historic Palmyra™
132 Market Street
Palmyra, NY 14522



August 6-8
Digging Up Your History: Archaeology Camp
August 6-8, 12 pm-3 pm
Meet at the Historical Museum, 132 Market St., Palmyra
$5/person per day, $15 for all 3 days
Children will have the opportunity to take part in a real archaeological dig in the yard of the museum. Age 7-15, adults welcome too. Supplies provided, bring your lunch.

August 9
Pirate Whitley Ghost Walk and Hunt
August 9, 8-10:30 pm
Meet at the Alling Coverlet Museum, 122 William St., Palmyra
This walking tour (approx. 1/2 mi.) gives you the chills and thrills in the darkened streets of Palmyra. The tour will be followed with ghost hunting in two of our museums. Bring a flashlight.

August 10
Historic Palmyra's Erie Canal Pirate Weekend at the Museums
August 10, 10 am-4 pm
Begin your tour at the Historical Museum, 132 Market St., Palmyra
All museums open from 10 am-4 pm at discounted pirate pricing: $2 per museum, $5 trail pass, no charge for children 15 and under. Historic Palmyra's Haunted History. Live and dead pirates, skulls, and treasures suitable for the younger and older folks. Don't forget to pick up some pirate gear from our sales table! Stories told by Bloody Mary in the yard of the Historic Museum, 132 Market St., and free to all, 12:30 pm and 3:30 pm.

August 12-18
Wayne County Fair
August 12-18, 10 am-10 pm
Visit us at our booth in Floral Hall.

August 17
Para Expeditions Ghost Hunt at Historic Palmyra - SOLD OUT
August 17, 7 pm-2 am
Meet at the Palmyra Historical Museum, 132 Market St., Palmyra

August 24
Historic Ghost Walk and Hunt
August 24, 8-10:30 pm
Meet at the Alling Coverlet Museum, 122 William St., Palmyra
Take a stroll through the Village and hear the haunting history of Palmyra, then make your way to the Palmyra Historical Museum and Phelps General Store and watch for the spirits of the museums. Bring a flashlight. Groups welcome.

August 31
Paranology at Historic Palmyra
August 31, 5 pm-12:30 am
Meet at the Alling Coverlet Museum, 122 William St., Palmyra
Learn about paranormal investigations from start to finish with paranormal veteran investigator Matthew J. Haas. The night begins at 5 pm with a 2 hr class on Paranology. This class covers a variety of aspects of paranormal investigation, including methodology, ideology, critical thinking, researching public records, equipment, and dangers/risks. The class will be followed by dinner. At 7:45, participants will begin a walk through the buildings that will be hunted to learn some of the history of the location. From 8:30 until 12:30, participants will then hunt alongside Matthew Haas and his team! This provides a great opportunity to apply the lessons from the Paranology class.

September 13
Murder, Mystery, and Tragedy Tour
September 13, 8-10:30 pm
Meet at the Alling Coverlet Museum, 122 William St., Palmyra
This special tour, given by our history experts on Friday the 13th, will allow you to join the spirits of tragedy as you journey through Palmyra's dark past. Many haunting tales will be told on this unique walk. Bring a flashlight.

September 13-15
Canaltown Days
September 13-15, 11 am-4 pm
Begin your tour at the Historical Museum, 132 Market St., Palmyra
Visit the museums for special pricing.

September 21-22
Purple Painted Lady Barn Sale
September 21-22
845 Yellow Mills Rd., Palmyra
Visit our sale booth and over 400 vendors.

September 28
World's Largest Ghost Hunt at Historic Palmyra
September 28, 7 pm-12 am
Meet at Alling Coverlet Museum, 122 William St., Palmyra
A large ensemble of ghost hunting teams will simultaneously take part in a night of paranormal investigations in the most haunted public places throughout the WORLD, called “Ghost Hunting Satellites." H.P.I. (Historic Paranormal Investigators) will be teaming up with paranormal investigators all over the world for this "LIVE" event on September 28th and they are providing the opportunity for the public to join them.
The night will begin with a briefing at 7 pm and we will split into teams from there. Teams will investigate in various buildings of Historic Palmyra’s 5 museums beginning at 8:00 pm and then will go "LIVE" at 10:00 pm from various buildings. Tickets are limited!

Please purchase tickets at https://www.thriller.events/tickets/wlgh-historic-palmyra-171343#buy

October 5
Sibyl's Birthday Party
October 5, 6:30-9:30 pm
Phelps General Store, 140 Market St., Palmyra
Sibyl was a spiritualist for more than 50 years. You may see a guest show up from time to time that just doesn't seem real. This party, held in her honor, will feature psychics and mediums giving private readings and two gallery readings.
Cost is $20 for the party and a private reading, $10 for party only. Two gallery readings will also be held at the Alling Coverlet Museum, 122 William St., at 8 and 9 pm, $20/person for either.

October 12
Historic Palmyra's Famous Cemetery Walk
October 12, 6:30 and 8 pm
Meet at Roger's Chapel, 272 Vienna St., in the Palmyra Cemetery
Adult tickets are $15/person and children (6-16) are $10, must be accompanied by an adult.
An amazing journey into the land of the dead. You won't want to miss this! Mark your calendars and save the date! This is also a part of New York State's Path Through History Weekend.

October 19
Para Expeditions Ghost Hunt at Historic Palmyra
October 19, 7 pm-2 am
Meet at the Palmyra Historical Museum, 132 Market St., Palmyra
Ghost hunt runs from 7pm-2am and pizza and snacks will be provided. Experienced investigators and first timers are welcome, all we ask is bring an open mind, a flashlight and dress accordingly for the weather. Some ghost hunting gear will be available for you to use and feel free to bring your favorite gear along (please limit it to hand held devices). Get your limited tickets in advance for $65 (additional at the door if available). 18 and over. Under 18 with supervising adult. Under 14 please inquire before ordering tickets. Due to the set amount of tickets for this event tickets are non refundable/non reschedulable. Drugs and alcohol are strictly prohibited at this location. Anyone under the influence or otherwise disruptive to the event will be removed without refund.
Your experience will include*:
• Introductions and Q&A with your guides
• Opening protection ceremony
• Tour of the location documenting the history and paranormal activity
• Guided investigations with ghost hunting equipment available for your use
• Paranormal experiments to try and contact the other side
• Free time to explore and investigate on our own
• Evening recap and evidence review (time permitting)
• Sage cleansing ritual upon leaving (optional)

Please purchase tickets at https://paraexpeditions.ticketleap.com/oct-historic-palmyra/

November 14, 15, 16
Historic Palmyra's Holiday Bazaar
November 14 and 15, 10 am-5 pm, luncheon 11:30 am till gone.
November 16, 10 am-2 pm
Alling Coverlet Museum, 122 William St., Palmyra
Vendors, luncheon, special gifts, antiques and crafts, homemade baked goods. No charge for admittance.

December 7
Historic Palmyra's Homestead Holiday Candlelight House Tour
December 7, 4-8 pm
Begin your tour at the Historical Museum, 132 Market St., Palmyra.
$25/pre-sale, $30 at-the-door
This tour through homes in the Village of Palmyra will bring you to many historic homes dating throughout the 1800s. You will see two of our museums. Join us for festive décor, food, fun, friends, and a handmade gift.

Tickets for many of these events can be bought at our online store!



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