Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Tales of Terror this Halloween Season : Victoria Mansion, Portland

from our friends at Victoria Mansion...

Tales of Terror!

Victoria Mansion hosts 19th-century storytelling and scary tours for Halloween.

Tales of Terror Saturday, October 18, 2008
Two Performances, 6-7:3o p.m. or 8:00-9:30 p.m.

What could be a more perfect setting than a big, Victorian mansion to hear the wickedly scary, nineteenth-century tales created by two of the most frightening imaginations in history?

Join us at Victoria Mansion for a spectacular performance of the The Telltale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe and Green Tea by J. Sheridan Le Fanu by Portland storyteller Lynne Cullen. http://www.lynnecullen.com/

The evening begins with tours of the house dimly lit at gas lighting levels complemented by chilling, nineteenth-century music.

Ghoulish guides grant you passagethrough the dark halls of the Mansion. To participate in this terrifying evening, you must reserve your space inadvance...if you dare!

Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for mansion membersand $10 for kids. Please call 207.772.4841 ext. 10 or email information@victoriamansion.org

Faint of Heart Beware!

GENERAL MUSEUM INFORMATION Victoria Mansion is located at 109 Danforth Street just steps from the Old Port. The Mansion is open for its regular season of tours May - October, Monday - Saturday, 10-4, Sunday 1-5. All tours are guided and reservations are not necessary for groups under 10. www.victoriamansion.org Join us November 23 - December 30 for our Holiday Season of tours.

Photos of Victoria Mansion (ca. 1940)

from the Portland Public Library Archives!

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