Returning for a second year after a popular initial launch, the Kentucky Horse Park’s International Museum of the Horse is hosting a limited cemetery tour that will include dueling, ghost hunting and fascinating tales about the park’s historic grounds. The Cemetery Crawl: History and Mystery of the Kentucky Horse Park tour takes visitors around the grounds by hay ride Oct. 9-13; 16-20; and 28 and 29 at 4:30, 5:30 and 6:30 p.m.
Touring little-known, or often overlooked areas of the park, guests will see cemeteries and historic sites, and hear related historic references, as well as some spooky tales appropriate for the Halloween season. The tour includes the enigmatic Salyers House and Salyers family cemetery, the Graves family cemetery, and “the old dueling grounds.” Guests will enjoy treats and hands-on participation at appropriate spots along the way.
Reservations are required for the Cemetery Crawl tours, and space is limited each night for the approximately two-hour tour. Reservations can be made by calling 859/259-4213. Tickets are $15 per person. Tours are recommended for ages 12 and up. To learn more about the Cemetery Crawl and other Halloween happenings at the park, visit www.kyhorsepark.com/news/park-haunted-halloween-happenings.