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 Old Stone House to Give Up Ghost Oct. 27-28 

 

SPOTLIGHT

10/17/2005

Contact: K.E. Schwab  -- 724-738-2199;  e-mail: karl.schwab@sru.edu

OLD STONE HOUSE TO GIVE UP THE GHOST OCT. 27-28

     SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Slippery Rock University will again sponsor Halloween ghost stories at the Old Stone House, one of Butler County’s most recognized landmarks, for two nights, Oct. 27-28 as a family entertainment series.

     Organized by Dr. David Dixon, professor of history and curator of the SRU-owned facility four-miles south of campus, the traditional event include a tour of the facility with Halloween-appropriate stories told in the various rooms. The tours will run 6 to 9:30 p.m. both evenings. 

     The stories will be told by SRU history and theater majors, including members of Phi Alpha Theta, history honorary, as well as students from the Brookfield Storytellers Guild at Brookfield (Ohio) Middle School, and students from the Knoch High School history club.

    Admission is free, but donations are accepted. Opening night will include a two-hour live broadcast from the landmark on WBUT in Butler.

     The Old Stone House, built in 1822 and once a stage coach stop, is located at the intersection of routes 8, 528 and 173.

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