The Wilkes Heritage Museum is hosting Candlelight Ghost Tours in historic downtown Wilkesboro Saturday, June 16.

Ghost tours are 90-minute walking tours that cost $10 per person and begin between 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. and are led by costumed guides.

Highlights of the tour include the Old Wilkes Jail, Cleveland Cabin, Tory Oak site and the Presbyterian Cemetery. Learn all about the hauntings of Historic Downtown Wilkesboro. Additional dates for the 2018 Candlelight Ghost Tour season include July 17th, August 18th, September 14th, October 20th and October 31st.

The Wilkes Heritage Museum is located at 100 East Main Street in downtown Wilkesboro.

Candlelight Ghost Tours is a fundraising event for the Wilkes Heritage Museum, a private, non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the rich history and heritage of Wilkes County for future generations through exhibits and special programs.

Regular museum hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Saturdays by appointment, or for special events. For more information, call (336) 667-3171 or visit

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