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Crime & Urban Legends: Fact or Fiction

Saturday, September 17, 2022

Crime & Urban Legends: Fact or Fiction

Date & Time

Saturday, September 17, 2022

Time Slot(s):

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Tour starts at 7:00pm, stragglers welcome.


Like adventure, truth, and tall tales?

Join us for a thrill seeking historic candlelight tour of Lawrence Common and beyond. Tour is escorted by the Civil War Color Guard hosting the tour while listening legends of an early curse, whispers of confederate spies, an attempt on City official’s life, an early jail, 99 ghosts in the City Morgue, hidden spaces under the Common, anarchists, murder & mayhem. Was there a mob execution? Did the Commander of the notorious Andersonville prison once reside in this City? Fact or Fiction? Decide for yourself

Special Instructions

Comfortable shoes, dress for the weather, camera.


200 Common Street, Lawrence, MA 01840

200 Common Street, Lawrence, MA 01840


Parking available next to City Hall & Superior Court House on Common Street.


Accessible / Wheelchair or stroller accommodating

Dog Friendly

Event Category

  • Architecture
  • Arts & Culture
  • History
  • Walking Tour

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