Forgotten Folklore - Lost Legends in Lecture, New England's ghost stories and hidden history.
Step into the Deadwick’s Hall of Lost Arts – an early 19th century gothic, private parlor for a unique and memorable evening! The curtains have been pulled and the candles have been lit and your presence is requested as costumed master story teller Roxie Zwicker spins true tales of New England’s most dramatic ghost stories, folklore and hidden history! A soundscape of background music and a few unexpected scares await you during a timeless evening full of folklore, magic and revelry… in the tradition of old time storytelling.
April 2019 – From Beyond the Grave – Tales from New England’s most spirited burial grounds graveyards. From legendary tombstones and their forgotten stories to legends of other worldly happenings in the necropolis of the dead. Shake the dust off and arise – with the spirits!
May 2019 – By Request – One of Roxie’s most popular talks. New England Witchcraft Tales… (Multi Media Presentation) Do you know the tales of other New England witches outside of Salem, Massachusetts? Roxie’s virtual tour guides guests through witchcraft stories from western Massachusetts to New Hampshire and Maine for tales that you may not be so familiar with – and some that pre-date the Salem witch hysteria. Learn about some of the New England place names that relate to old witchcraft tales. The presentation also highlights the evolution of customs and superstitions relating to witchcraft throughout New England. Not all witches come from Salem! Attendees might find themselves checking underneath their front doorstep, in their chimneys or in their backyards for remnants of these stories!