If you and your beloved share the love for all things spooky, then Brinton Lodge is the place to be. Tickets to this tour cost $24 and can be purchased online or via phone.
In the spirit of the romantic season, Brinton Lodge located at 1808 W. Schuylkill Rd is starting their fifth annual Valentine's Day Ghost tour. The 300-year-old Brinton Lodge seems to be a perfect destination for couples who love all things spooky. The 300-year-old mansion offers a candlelight tour that includes creepy ghost stories. In addition, they have put their unique spooky spin for Valentine's.
According to their website, the tour is called the "Saints or Sinners". This Valentine's Ghost Tour will be held on February 14 - 15. Tickets are priced at $24. The tour has different timings, and you can pick one that suits your convenience. It starts at 8.30 p.m., 9 p.m., 9:30 p.m., and 10 p.m. In this tour, you can "discover tales of love, lust, and lies buried in mystery." You can purchase your tickets online here, or call 610-572-7121 to get them by phone.
The tour will encompass a range of stories that include ghost lovers who still linger on in the mansion, eerie love stories and tragic instances that have taken place here. These will definitely give you the goosebumps. You can look forward to the tales of the "shocking antics of the Free Love Valley disciples, to the clandestine gentleman’s club and rum-running bootleggers at Brinton Lodge."
That's not all. The tour takes you "through the hidden halls and secret rooms of Brinton Lodge with a costumed storyteller sharing haunting love stories and loveless ghost stories." Are you brave enough to soak in the history of this creepy mansion? If so, there's a treat waiting for you at the end of the ghost tour. The lodge offers its guests a fitting nightcap of alcohol (beer or wine) from their brewery called the Hidden River Brewing Co or indulge in some delicious local-made chocolate.
According to BCTV, the history of the lodge began in the 1700s when it was just a small farmhouse. During the 1900s, it was converted into a luxurious summer house. By the 1920s, it was used as an exclusive Jazz Age gentleman’s club, and, until 2009, it was home to many well-known restaurants.
Currently, the proceeds of the events that take place at this famous landmark go to its restoration fund.