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Virtual Tours

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$15

Virtual tours with Roxie from the comfort of your favorite easy chair. Explore cemeteries and historic locations throughout New England.

Every location has been well researched, documented and features video, still photos and additional information from newspaper archives will be provided whenever possible. No need to worry about the weather, or sitting in traffic, touring couldn’t be easier!  Affordably priced at $15 per household.

Each virtual tour is presented through Zoom classroom for easy access. Tours are narrated live and sessions allow for questions and interaction.  Many sessions offer handouts for further study and will be emailed after the virtual tour.  Each tour runs an hour and a half to two hours long and is presented as if we are walking around each location.  *Please note that segments of the tour have been captured in advance to allow for closer exploration of the locations covered.

Please carefully review the tour and date you are booking as there are several different virtual tours available.

Wentworth By the Sea Virtual Tour 

Join author Roxie Zwicker for a presentation on one of New Hampshire’s most legendary properties, the Wentworth by the Sea. Step back in time and take a virtual tour of the property, learn about the robber baron, Frank Jones and how he created a Victorian hotel in all its opulent glory. Hear stories about the legendary guests, parties and goings-on from over 100 years of history. Review the years when the hotel’s future was in peril and how it was resurrected with spirits from the past. Roxie has interviewed members of the Wentworth staff, former guests and the locals for an assemblage of spirited tales you won’t soon forget.  Monday, 3/1/2021 at 7:00 pm.

Stories, Stones & Supersitions Zoom Virtual Tour – Plymouth & Duxbury, MA

Every gravestone tells a story; from the stones themselves to the intricate details of the carvings. In this session discover more of the history, intriguing lore, and symbolism of New England gravestones. Explore Colonial and Victorian burial customs and beliefs. Take a virtual tour of storied gravestones and amazing carvings in this session. With the information provided in this workshop, you’ll find your cemetery explorations will be more rewarding, educational and exciting.  Monday, 3/22/2021 at 7:00 pm.

In this session we will be exploring Burial Hill and Mayflower Cemeteries in Plymouth, Massachusetts and the Myles Standish Burial Ground in Duxbury – which is believed to be the oldest burial ground in the United States.

Via Zoom – $15 per household and each guest will receive a handout and mailed souvenir of their time with us.

Haunted Lighthouses of New England Virtual Tour

Explore the legends, lore and mystery of New England’s ghostly beacons. Lighthouses have helped to guide and guard the shores, islands and inlets of some of the most important ports of America. Discover tales of the keepers of these lights, dramatic storms and spirited echoes of the past in this virtual voyage along the dramatic coastlines of New England.  Monday, 4/12/2021 at 7:00 pm.

Via Zoom – $15 per household and each guest will receive a handout and mailed souvenir of their time with us.

Salem – The Witch City Virtual Tour

Join us on Zoom for a Virtual Tour of the Witch City, Salem, Massachusetts – Charter Street Burial Ground, Howard Street Cemetery & Historic Sites of the Witch City. Take a visit around the entire city of Salem to discover lesser known curiosities and fascinating history! Guests will receive a Salem souvenir, recording of the tour and an extensive handout covering the locations and additional resources for further study. Two Hours. Monday, 5/3/2021 at 7:00 pm.

This session is offered via Zoom classroom. $15 per household. Includes handout and souvenir.

More announced soon!