This Halloween, Atlanta’s Dead Rise to Incite Truly Frightful Delights

Halloween Marsh Mausoleum at Historic Oakland Cemetery
Halloween Marsh Mausoleum at Historic Oakland Cemetery

Leading up to All Hallows’ Eve – when it is said the dead roam freely – opportunities for catching ghostly glimpses in Atlanta abound. Strange sensations, mysterious mists and disembodied voices are commonplace this time of year, giving grown-up thrill seekers ample opportunity to encounter the dead.

Patrons of the Masquerade report experiencing hair-raising sensations while on the dance floor, and audience members at The Fox Theatre confess to feeling the presence of Roosevelt, the boiler room phantom. Other locations for a ghoulish encounter include:

Living ghouls are also active this time of year, showing visitors a wicked good time: 

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