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Special Offer FREE Coffee and $5 off Dinner at The High Spot 11/29

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Cambridge Ghost Walk 11/29 – Small Business Saturday

In celebration of Small Business Saturday, we’re partnering with The High Spot Gastropub in Cambridge with a special offer for the Cambridge Ghost Walk on Saturday 11/29. 

If Black Friday is when shoppers go mad for deals at the big box stores, Small Business Saturday (the following day) shoppers can enjoy shopping in small historic towns and take advantage of deals and promotions from the local merchants on Main Street. It’s a way to shop stress free and keep the dollars in local communities.  Continue reading Special Offer FREE Coffee and $5 off Dinner at The High Spot 11/29

Shackles on the Walls & a Child in the Mirror

The Josiah Bayly House – Oldest House in Cambridge

Josiah Bayly House - Oldest House in Cambridge.  Originally built in Annapolis, then dismantled and brought to Cambridge by barge adn rebuilt.

When new owners moved into the Josiah Bayly House in the 1990s they found shackles on the walls in both the attic and the basement. They believe the shackles were to constrain slaves. These same owners found the attic full of stuff left from owners over the past 100 years.

One of the items found was a cheval mirror (a full length mirror on a stand that allows it to swing and lock into the desired angle for reflection). The woman who’d bought the house cleaned it up and put it in her bedroom.  She reported that on occasion she would see the reflection of a little girl in the mirror – a reflection that would quickly vanish, but the child’s facial features were discernible… and it was always the same child. Continue reading Shackles on the Walls & a Child in the Mirror

Sullivane House - Cambridge

Confederate Ghost at the Sullivane House

The Sullivane House in Cambridge is haunted by a Confederate soldier – or at least it was when the previous owner saw the soldier in the yard and later in her hallway.  Built in 1763 from brick brought over from England, the Sullivane House has been standing in this spot on High Street for over 250 years.  It has a strong history of owners who served in the American military and in Dorchester County politics.  Continue reading Confederate Ghost at the Sullivane House