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The Robert Morris Inn in Oxford, MD

Ghost & Graveyard Bus Tour – Easton, St. Michaels & Oxford 4/9/16

Witches, sea captains, sailors, ladies of the evening and lost children are all subjects of the haunted sites on this 4 hour bus tour of haunted Talbot County, MD. 14-17 sites and 5 historic graveyards.

SITES ON THE TALBOT GHOST AND GRAVEYARD BUS TOUR include Whitemarsh Cemetery, Robert Morris Inn, Unionville, the Hanging Tree, Navy Point (brothel, steamboat captain’s house), The Oaks, Talbot Courthouse & Jail and the Harrison Graves (18th century graves not open to the public). Hear the stories about the Kissing Ghost at The Wilderness, the  Witches of Plain Dealing and the unrestful spirits of the Tilghman family at Plinhimmon Plantation.

Some of the sites will be seen only from the bus as the group drives by, but there will be places to deboard  and take a closer look . We will deboard the bus at The Robert MorrisInn in Oxford and have the opportunity to go inside and spend a little while. We’ll also deboard at the Harrison gravesite, Navy Point in St. Michaels, the Talbot Courthouse in Easton and at all three graveyards.

WE WILL NOT BE GOING INSIDE ANY OF THE PROPERTIES, except  The Robert Morris Inn where you’ll be able to buy yourself a drink and explore the lower level.

COST: $32 per person.  Includes  one seat on the bus and transportation to all sites with a private tour guide for about 4 hours.  Meeting place for boarding the bus is listed on the Ticket page.

TIPS / GRATUITIES – The cost of the ticket does not include the gratuity for your tour guide or the bus driver. If you enjoyed the walk, please consider tipping your guide and driver as a sign of appreciation.

MEETING PLACE AND WEATHER: Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the start time of the tour and check in with the guide and bus driver. Tour will leave the premises promptly at 12:30 pm. Also note that we do not cancel for rain. In the event that the weather is wet, be sure to bring an umbrella and waterproof clothing and shoes. There are opportunities for getting off of the bus and walking. 

CELL PHONE:  Be sure to list your cell phone number so that we can contact you in the unlikely event we need to cancel due to weather or emergency.

CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS:  Reservations must be made in advance and paid for to reserve your spot. GUESTS who have reserved and paid will  receive a full refund if cancellation is made prior to THREE DAYS before the tour.  Cancellations made within three days of the tour will not be refunded unless the ticket can be resold.  All tickets are transferable.

Contact Chesapeake Ghost Walks at 443.735.0771 for more information.

Storyteller, Mindie Burgoyne at the Robert Morris Inn

Storyteller, Mindie Burgoyne at the Robert Morris Inn

Storyteller, Mindie Burgoyne Entertains Over Dinner

Join us for an evening of magical storytelling, tales that chill yet entertain and food fit for a final meal.

Up until the launch of Mindie’s latest book The Haunted Mid-Shore, The Robert Morris Inn successfully hid its haunting credentials for years, after all … who really wants to knowingly stay in a  haunted bedroom? That all changed after Mindie read the accounts of one of our fleeing guests and stayed in one of our two haunted bedrooms herself.

DINNER, STORYTELLING AND A FREE BOOK

Enjoy a scarily good three-course dinner and be entertained by Mindie between courses. The evening includes the dinner, Mindie’s entertaining tales and a complimentary copy of the latest book featuring The Robert Morris Inn, with Foreword  by one of the owners, Ian Fleming.

$68 per person for the evening. Does not include beverages, tax or gratuity.
Saturday 2nd April 2016

Evening starts at 7pm.

*TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT CAN BE PURCHASED BY CALLING THE ROBERT MORRIS INN AT 410-226-5111    Or visit the Robert Morris Inn website to find out more.

The Haunted MId-Shore by Mindie Burgoyne

Book Launch – Haunted Mid-Shore – 8/29 Oxford

 

Book Launch – The Haunted Mid-Shore: Spirits of Caroline, Dorchester & Talbot Counties

2nd book in the Haunted Shore series by Mindie Burgoyne – Robert Morris Inn, Sat. 8/29 from 5-7pm

Eastern Shore author, Mindie Burgoyne will be present to sign and sell copies of her latest book – The Haunted Mid-Shore: Spirits of Caroline, Dorchester and Talbot CountiesThe book in the second in what will be a 3-book series of covering 75 haunted in six Eastern Shore counties. These sites in the books are also part of Burgoyne’s 10-town Chesapeake Ghost Walk trail. The Haunted Mid-Shore was published by The History Press as part of their  “Haunted America” series. Books sold at this launch (handled by Mystery Loves Company book store in Oxford) will be among the first copies of this edition sold to the public.

Everyone is welcome at the launch and there is no cost to attend. The launch is hosted by the (very haunted) Robert Morris Inn in Oxford, a historic Inn and restaurant that is also featured on the cover of the book. Co-owner of the Inn, Ian Fleming also provided the Foreward for the book.

SPECIAL DRAWING for attendees – $410 value

Guests in attendance will have the opportunity to sign up for a special drawing where one winner will receive two free signed copies of the 2-book haunted set plus a private group ghost tour of any one of ten towns featured on the Chesapeake Ghost Walks The winner can choose a convenient date and include up to 25 of his or her friends on the tour which will be personally guided by Mindie Burgoyne, herself who wrote and crafted all ten of the Chesapeake Ghost Walks – Easton, Cambridge, Denton, St. Michaels, Princess Anne, Crisfield, Pocomoke City, Snow Hill, Berlin and Ocean City.

Drawing will be conducted at 6:30 pm at the end of the book launch. No purchase is necessary to win and the winner does not need to be present at the time of the drawing but must attend the event in order to get into the drawing.

St. Michaels Ghost Walk follows book launch under the full moon.

After the book launch, head on out to St. Michaels and enjoy a guided ghost walk tour under the FULL MOON. Hear about the Ghosts of Navy Point, Hells Corner, the Town Dock Restaurant, the spirit of a guest who is still trying to pay his bill at a historic inn and the ghost of Robert E. Lee at the Kemp House.  Register here.

Schedule of Events

5:00 – 6:30 pm  BOOK LAUNCH – Robert Morris Inn
314 North Morris Street, Oxford, MD 21654  PHONE:  410 226 5111   Purchase copies of The Haunted Mid-Shore  for 19.99 + tax = 21.19. Sales being handled by Mystery Loves Company. Cash, check and credit cards accepted.

6:30 pm – DRAWING –Robert Morris Inn
Drawing among attendees for a free copy of the new book plus a private ghost walk for up to 25 people guided by Mindie Burgoyne 
$410 value.

8:00 pm – GHOST WALK – St. Michaels under the Full Moon
Head out for a ghost walk under the full moon in St. Michaels – a town just across the Tred Avon River. Enjoy a gorgeous evening walk in this harborside town and hear about the ghosts of Navy Point, St. Marys Square, Muskrat Park, Hells Corner and more. This guided tour will last 1.5 to 2 hours. Adults $15 Kids (8-12) $9.  Limit is 25 people.  Tickets must be purchased online in advance due to sell-out conditions.   This walk WILL sell out so order early. GET TICKETS HERE

The Haunted Mid-Shore is Mindie Burgoyne’s fifth published book. It is also the second book in a 3-book series that will includes Haunted Ocean City & Berlin and will include The Haunted Lower Shore (to be released in 2016).  The 3-book series along with her best-selling book Haunted Eastern Shore will cumulatively cover eighty-six haunted sites on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.

Book Launch – The Haunted Mid-Shore – Oxford

Come to a Book Launch of The Haunted Mid-Shore
Sat. 8/29 at The Robert Morris Inn – Oxford 5-7pm

The Haunted MId-Shore by Mindie Burgoyne

On Saturday, August 29, 2015 at the Robert Morris Inn in Oxford, MD, Mindie Burgoyne will be present to sign and sell copies of her latest book – The Haunted Mid-Shore: Spirits of Caroline, Dorchester and Talbot CountiesThe book in the second in what will be a 3-book series of on haunted sites that are covered in Burgoyne’s 10-town Chesapeake Ghost Walk trail. The Haunted Mid-Shore was published by The History Press as part of their  “Haunted America” series. Books sold at this launch will be the first of this edition publicly sold.

The launch begins at 5pm and ends at 7pm. Everyone is welcome and there is no cost to attend.  The book launch is being held at The Robert Morris Inn in Oxford, a historic Inn and restaurant that is also featured on the cover of the book. Co-owner, Ian Fleming provided the Foreward for the book.

Room 10 will be open to the Public

Mr. Fleming will also be on site and has offered to open the haunted “Room 10” to the public so they can have a look at the most haunted room in the Inn where Mindie Burgoyne had her own haunted experience.

SPECIAL DRAWING for attendees – $410 value

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My Scary Night at the Robert Morris Inn in Oxford

The Robert Morris Inn in Oxford, MD

I knew the Robert Morris Inn was haunted, but I never expected to have my own ghostly experience there. Out of the 140 + ghost stories I’ve collected on the Eastern Shore, I’ve only had a handful of personal experiences at these sites.  The Robert Morris Inn is one of those places.

The Robert Morris Inn in Oxford, Maryland has been an anchor for the town since 1710 when it was built – and Oxford was one of the largest ports in Maryland. The building was always an inn or tavern, and  was there long before Robert Morris ever set foot in the place. It only  took on his name once the wealthy developer moved into it.

In my post Robert Morris Inn – Guest Flees in the NightI tell the story of a guest who fled Room 1 in the middle of the night because of the ghostly happenings that went on in the room.  She left a note that described some of what happened.  What a great story that was!  I figured the guest was some kind of psychic medium who was in touch with spirits.  Those kinds of things rarely happen to me. Continue reading My Scary Night at the Robert Morris Inn in Oxford