New Castle Historical Society presents:



Select Fridays & Saturdays in October

7:00pm, 7:30pm and 8:30pm Tours

  • Friday, October 14, 2016
  • Saturday, October 15, 2016
  • Friday, October 21, 2016
  • Saturday, October 22, 2016
  • Friday, October 28, 2016
  • Saturday, October 29, 2016




30 Market Street

New Castle, DE 19720


New Castle Historical Society Office

2016 Hauntings in History Walking Tours 

Are you brave enough?

If you are brave enough to explore the darker side of New Castle Delaware's history, then join the New Castle Historical Society this October for the only ghost tour that brings you inside one of the most haunted mansions of Old New Castle!  On your journey, you'll explore New Castle's supernatural side with a tour of the legendary Amstel House - one of New Castle's most haunted houses - where you may meet the "Woman in Blue."  You will be also guided through New Castle's darkened streets and alleyways where you will hear macabre tales of hauntings, Victorian death & funeral customs, and crime & punishment that span the 360-year history of this Delaware River town.   

Tours are approximately 1 hour, 15 minutes and will depart from THE ARSENAL.  The majority of the tour is walking outdoors, so please dress appropriately for fall weather and wear comfortable footwear.  Feel free to bring a flashlight.  This is a prepaid event and tickets must be purchased in advance.  Space and dates are limited and these tours will sell out!   

Non-NCHS Member Ticket Pricing (Tickets on sale September 1):

  • $13 adults
  • $9 children (12 and under)
New Castle Historical Society Member Ticket Pricing (Tickets on sale August 15):

Members receive the first opportunity to buy tickets and the discounted pricing shown below - Click here to become a member!
  • $11 adults
  • $7 children (12 and under)

Reminder!  Tours to begin at The Arsenal

Check-in for this event will be held at THE ARSENAL at 30 Market Street (located at the center of town on The Green, on the cobblestone street, between 2nd & 3rd Streets).   Groups will depart from the Arsenal with a guide.  Please arrive 10-15 minutes prior to your tour time to allow for check-in.  Our Gift Shop at the New Castle Visitor Center at The Arsenal will be open for a limited time before tours.  Restrooms will be available.