Join WHS for a month-long exploration of strange and spooky history with Spooktober – the spookiest time of the year! Celebrate the original holiday of All Hallows Eve with the month long Pumpkin carving contest and take part in our family pumpkin painting workshop.
Tour of the colonial cemetery at Greens Farms Church and learn a bit more about how witches were buried and what the different images on the gravestones mean on October 6th.
October 20th kicks off our 9th Annual Illuminating the Past Lantern Tour! Grab your broomstick and fly through Willowbrook Cemetery to meet some of the dearly departed souls who live there. Arrive early to grab a cider donut and get your copy of Buried In Our Past a guide to Westports Burial grounds.
For the first time ever WHS has been taken over by ghosts and apparitions! Try to solve the mystery of the ghosts at the Night at the Haunted Wheeler House on October 27th from 5-8 pm. Play games on the lawn before your family friendly investigation and vote on the winner of the Pumpkin contest. Tickets cover the full evening of events!
Take a peek at WHS and a-haunting we will go!