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October 1, 2020

Contact: Jennifer Frazee
Hunter’s Home, Oklahoma Historical Society
Office: 918-456-2751

Hunter’s Home in Park Hill to Present Virtual Ghost Stories during October

PARK HILL, Okla. — The staff at Hunter’s Home have created a fun and safe alternative to the historic home’s annual Ghost Stories event. By joining the private Facebook group “Life at Hunter’s Home,” viewers can enjoy complete access to special, spooky fall videos and demonstrations whenever they like through the month of October. Participants can hear bewitching tales, uncover mysteries of the antebellum property built in 1845 and see the site after dark through a Facebook version of the popular event for 2020.

The virtual experience will include access to four ghostly films prerecorded in the home’s interior, two mini demonstrations and will end with a special Facebook live tour of the site after dark on October 23. Watch as reenactors tell stories recounting the legends and mysterious stories that go along with the historic lore of Hunter’s Home in Park Hill.

The cost of joining the Facebook group is $10, which provides access to the group for the month of October. Those interested in purchasing all-October access to the “Life at Hunter’s Home” Facebook group can call 918-456-2751 or come by the site to purchase access.

Hunter's Home is the only remaining antebellum plantation mansion in the state of Oklahoma. Formerly the home of Minerva Murrell, niece of Chief John Ross, it was the site of an 800-acre plantation in Cherokee Nation. Today, staff members are in the process of turning it back into a 19th-century farm, utilizing period tools and techniques to maintain the site in a manner similar to farms and plantations of the 1800s. Hunter’s Home features demonstrations and programs designed around 19th-century skills, crafts and trades to help visitors to connect to history in a concrete and lasting way. 

Hunter’s Home is located at 19479 E. Murrell Home Road in Park Hill. Regular hours of operation are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information about this program, please call 918-456-2751, email huntershome@okhistory.org, find Hunter’s Home online at www.antiqueag.org or follow Hunter’s Home on Facebook.

Hunter’s Home is a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma and its people. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.


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