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Overholser Mansion holding ghost-hunting tours

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Some say Oklahoma City's Overholser Mansion is haunted.
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OKLAHOMA CITY – Halloween is nearly upon us. And here in Oklahoma City, fans of ghosts and the paranormal can either go on a Ghost Hunting Tour or attend the Scary Tales & Twilight Tours at Oklahoma City’s first mansion – Overholser Mansion at 405 NW 15th Street in Heritage Hills.

The mansion was built by Henry Overholser, considered the “Father of Oklahoma City,” back in 1903.

The granite sign on the property of the Overholser Mansion. (Alicia Fraire / Red Dirt Report)

The latter event, the Scary Tales & Twilight Tours have returned to Overholser Mansion due to popular demand. The event takes place on Thursday, Oct. 26 and visitors who pay the $20 ticket admission price will hear spooky tales of Oklahoma history and also get a rare glimpse inside Overholser Mansion after dark. That tour begins at 7 p.m.

And regarding the Ghost Hunting Tours, there wil be one at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28 and it is $40 per person.

For years, many have thought the Overholser Mansion was haunted. People have claimed to have heard strange things, seen figures in the mansion windows and caught “orbs” in photographs taken at the mansion.  

So, to get in the Halloween spirit, the Oklahoma Paranormal Association is leading a ghost hunting tour on Saturday where there will be "hands-on" training of equipment used to find the spirits of some of Oklahoma City's earliest residents.

The tours begin at 7 p.m. and conclude at 11 p.m.

For more information go here.

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