Children’s Ghost Story Night at the Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum

Rahway, NJ – March 7, 2020 -The Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum Association has announced the return of their annual Children’s Ghost Story Night on March 7, 2020 beginning at 6:00 p.m.

All children from ages 5 to 14 are invited to step back in time to the early 1800s to visit a candlelit tavern and hear true tales of ghostly happenings from the era. Visitors will be guided by candle light through the 225-year-old building by the “ghosts” of innkeepers and travelers who will share their strange and mysterious experiences. Parents are also welcome to join this spooky but fun evening event at this local historical landmark.

Stories will begin at 6:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m., and 8:00 p.m. and last approximately one hour and will be followed by refreshments in the museum’s kitchen. Tickets are $5 (ages 5-14) for children and $7 for accompanying adults. Reservations are required and may be made through the museum’s website or by calling the museum at (732) 381-0441.

The Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum Association is dedicated to preserving the Merchants and Drovers Tavern (c. 1795), the Terrill Tavern (c. 1735), developing the site as a tavern museum and to interpreting the important role played by taverns in early American history and to preserving local history. The Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum, located on the corner of St. Georges Avenue and Westfield Avenue, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is recorded in the Historic American Buildings Survey.

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