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Capital District Council for the Social Studies  (Albany, NY)

City Séance with Capital Rep Downtown Albany Walking Tour

  • 21 Oct 2022
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • 25 Quackenbush Square Albany, NY 12207
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City Séance with Capital Rep Downtown Albany Walking Tour

This is a theatrical walking  Ghost Tour that weaves a tale of some noted historical figures of Albany. STARTS AT 25 QUACKENBUSH SQUARE (OUTSIDE THE DISCOVER ALBANY VISITOR CENTER). Ample parking is available at the  Quackenbush Parking Lot. Please note Quackenbush Lot is a paid lot on the weekends. You can easily pay using the Park Albany app. There is also free parking on the street on the weekends.

Hear the historic downtown ghost tour…but with local actors appearing as the spirits. 

Roam the streets of Albany's past with Madam Maeve, your guide into the ghostly history that lurks in the nooks and crannies of the Capital Region. Together, we’ll cross the veil in search of historic Albany specters like Legs Diamond and his flamboyant paramour Kiki Roberts or the cursed couple who shared Lincoln's ill-fated theatre box - Henry and Clara Rathbone.  We may even encounter other nameless specters, who have been known to appear without introduction.

Join the REP and Discover Albany’s Maeve McEneny-Johnson, as they walk the streets of Albany after dark in an attempt to unearth the capital city's storied past.  Who is that ghostly figure lingering past closing time at Olde English Pub? Do you know the story of the scallywags that made the Kenmore Ballroom their living haunt?  Will Medium Maeve be able to conjure the spirits along the way?  Walk with us as we  unearth  these ghosts and more - if you DARE! 

Meeting point - 25 Quackenbush Square  Albany, NY 12207.

The tour starts at 7 PM and lasts approximately 90 minutes.

This special event received funding through the Michele L. Vennard Hospitality Grant Program administered by the Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region.

Ticket holders eligible for free beer at Albany Pump Station with purchase of sandwich or entrée (must show ticket).

Please reserve early - only 10 spaces are reserved for CDCSS through registration here!

PLEASE NOTE: Food and all drink are not included in the registration fee for this event, but may be purchased at your own expense. 


Only $20 for CDCSS members and guests 

Questions? Email CDCSS President, Tom Michalek at or CDCSS Vice-President, Maeve McEneny Johnson at

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