MALVERN, PA – The Paoli Battlefield is just one of many locations on the Main Line and in the greater Philadelphia area that has a bloody history tied to the Revolutionary War. And this weekend you can experience any lingering spirits and secrets left on the battlefield with a paranormal tour.
From 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21, Tri-County Paranormal will host a paranormal investigation tour of the battlefield.
Attendees must bring their owner bug spray, flashlights, recorders, and cameras for the tour. Attendees should also dress for the weather.
Those who may not be able to stand for extended periods of time should bring a folding chair or folding stool, as the group will make stops along the tour.
Food, drink, and bathroom facilities will be provided at the battlefield.
"We have discovered over the years many different 'hot spots' of activity located along the trail and in other areas around the battlefield of the," organizers said.
The Battle of Paoli, also known as the Paoli Massacre, took place Sept. 20 and Sept. 21 in 1777.
Here's what the Paoli Battlefield Preservation Trust says about the battle:
This battle was a midnight bayonet and sword attack by the British as they swept across the camp of Anthony Wayne in three waves that sent his continental troops off in a panic. Many witnessdescribe the attack and atrocities committed there by the British.
52 soldiers from this battle are buried in a mass grave and there is one that is buried somewhere else in the battlefield. Wayne’s troops were so incensed at the British atrocities that the coined one of our nations first battle cry "Remember Paoli."
Anyone who takes photos or recordings during the tour is encouraged to share them with Tri-County Paranormal as they will use them in their presentation in March 2018 at the General Warren Inn. Photos or recordings can be emailed to to [email protected]
The cost to take the tour is $45 and a waiver must be signed as well.
You can sign up to take the tour here and bring your receipt to the tour, as it will serve as a ticket.
The Paoli Battlefield is located at Monument and Wayne avenues in Malvern.
Watch a video below to get a taste of what you can expect on the tour:
Image via YouTube screenshot