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Do this: Ghosting Lawrence — the haunting of Massachusetts Street | UDK

A person in ghostly make-up stands on a sidewalk pointing

By Elizabeth Walters on October 27, 2020

A man with a banjo and a cowboy hat strummed a tune on a chilly October night as a small and curious crowd gathered for what the Lawrence Arts Center calls “Ghosting Lawrence,” a walking tour of some of the haunted and spooky spots in in town.

The tour dates lasts throughout October and ends on Nov. 1.

The COVID-19 pandemic didn’t stop the arts center from spreading Halloween spirit around town. Artistic Director of Performing Arts Emeritus Ric Averill led the tour on a one-mile walk around Massachusetts street.

According to Ghosting Lawrence’s website, the tour, which started in 2019, is based on authenticated history in Haunted Downtown Lawrence from Quantrill’s Raid through the mid 1900s.

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