Museum to offer explorations of Pettisville’s haunting history


Haunting History tours return

Staff Report



Haunting History tours will return to Fulton County this Halloween season.

Attendees will be able to experience the past as they explore the stories of Pettisville for the first time. Hear the tale of the pioneering pilot who made a stop on his way to break a world record 12 years after the Wright Brothers flight at Kitty Hawk. Discover the story behind on of the oldest markets in the State of Ohio.

Haunting History tours will take place on Friday, Oct 21 and Saturday Oct. 22.

“The Fulton County Historical Society is proud to continue to offer this popular October Tradition. We are excited to once again dive deep into the county’s past,” stated Museum of Fulton County Director John Swearingen Jr. “With Pettisville this will be the fifth town in the county whose story and history we will tell, continuing a tradition of venturing into unexplored places. There is always something new and surprising to learn at this fun and educational event.”

The Pettisville tour will begin at the old Missionary Church located at 262 Chestnut St.

The tours will depart every 15 minutes starting at 6:30 p.m. with the last tour taking place at 8:30 p.m. Each tour lasts about 1 hour. The last two tours of each night are reserved for those 18 years and older.

Each tour consists of a walk of about one mile, with five stops along the way. It is a rain or shine event.

Prepaid reservations are required. Tickets are $15 for adult or $13 for children ages 12 years or less and members. Tickets can be purchased online at museumoffultoncounty.org or by calling 419-337-7922.

Haunting History tours return

Staff Report