Explore the Haunted

    History of Terre Haute


Join Tell-Tale Tours for a Haunted History Walking Tour of Terre Haute, Indiana. Tell-Tale Tours offers two walking tours. The 90 minute Haunted History Walking Tour takes patrons on a walk through the dark and haunted history of Terre Haute. We will visit the haunts of ISU, a former gallows, a subterranean graveyard and other spooky spots. This tour is for adults and children 10 years of age and older. The 60 minute Sins and Spirits: Haunted History Walking Tour visits 5 sites associated with Terre Haute's brewery history and the era when Terre Haute was known as Sin City. The tour also discusses the otherworldly inhabitants of the locations visited. This tour is for adults and teens 16 years of age and older. Both tours meet at the Max Ehrmann statue at 7th Street and Wabash Avenue. Please arrive fifteen minutes prior to the tour start time. Tours can be reserved in advance online. Cash will also be accepted at the time of the tour.


Tours will resume on Saturday, May 23rd. Cash will not currently be accepted and all patrons must register in advance in an attempt to adhere to social distancing and to keep groups under 20. Masks are not required but patrons are asked to please stand six feet away from the tour guide and other patrons, not including those that they are attending the tour with. Thank you for understanding.


Haunted Terre Haute, the first book by tour guide Ashley Hood, is now available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and the History Press. Ashley's second book, Haunted Cemeteries of Indiana will be published in the fall of 2020.



   Haunted History Walking Tours of Terre Haute     



Ashley Hood – Owner/Tour Guide

Ashley is a lifelong native of Vigo County and has done extensive research on the history and haunts of both Downtown Terre Haute and Vigo County. Ashley has been a Paranormal Investigator for more than 6 years and her love of spooks and spirits dates back to her childhood watching Sammy Terry and old reruns of Alfred Hitchcock and The Twilight Zone and days spent looking for ghosts in cemeteries with her mom. Ashley is a writer with her first book, "Haunted Terre Haute" due to be published on September 9, 2019.  Along with her knowledge of the occult and the paranormal, she is also well-versed in cryptozoology and myths and legends. Ashley is ready to give you a spooktacular ghost tour - are you prepared to learn something sinister and spooky? If so, book a tour today.

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Meet at the Max Ehrmann statue across from the Hilton Garden Inn in Downtown Terre Haute


Tickets for the Haunted History Walking Tour are $20.00 and tickets for the Sins and Spirits Tour are $15.00. Tickets are available through Eventbrite. Click the button below to purchase tickets. 


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