Haunted Hugh Moore Park is Back for a Ghoulishly Good Third Year

Sep 21st, 2016Press Release from Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor

EASTON, PA (September 21, 2016) – The City of Easton and the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor are co-hosting a family-friendly Halloween event at Hugh Moore Park in late October. “Haunted Hugh Moore Park,” features a ghostly ride on the Josiah White II canal boat, traditional Halloween activities, and a ghost walk with new ghost stories. The event returns for a second year on October 21, 22, 28 and 29 from 6:00 pm to 9 p.m.

Passengers will take a canal boat ride that introduces the ghosts that haunt the Lehigh and Delaware Canals. After the boat ride, passengers will take a spooky walk from the National Canal Museum to the locktender’s house next to the Chain Dam, where they will encounter local ghosts. Visitors will also experience a bonfire, pumpkin hunt, pumpkin decorating, a hayride, and caramel apple decorating. Light refreshments will be served free of charge.

Participation is by reservation only; each night is limited to 80 people. Participants are asked to arrive in the park by 6 p.m. and be aboard the Josiah White II canal boat at 6:15 p.m. Activities begin when the boat sets sail at 6:30 p.m. Activities conclude at 9 p.m. The cost is $15 per person.

Reservations for “Haunted Hugh Moore Park” are on a first-come, first-served basis. Call Loretta Susen at 610-923-3548 x221 with your preferred date and the number of tickets you’d like to reserve. Reservations can also be made online at: https://canals.org/event/haunted-hugh-moore-park/.

The Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that preserves historic pathways that carried coal and iron from Wilkes-Barre to Philadelphia. Today, the D&L Trail connects people to nature, culture, communities, recreation and our industrial heritage.



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