Strange LaGrange Walking Tour Returns Sept. 2

Published 9:00 am Thursday, September 1, 2022

As the age only saying goes, small cities have a knack for old legends and hidden treasures. In anticipation of fall and spooky season the Troup County Archives and Legacy Museum is gearing up with their annual Strange LaGrange Walking Tour.

The tour is led by the Troup County Archives’ very own research archivist Lewis Powell, who offers attendees a deeper look into the roots and history of LaGrange.

The first walk of the year starts on Sept. 2 at 7 p.m. starting from the Legacy Museum on Main Street.

The tour will go down Main Street into the Lafayette Square, the past the site of a murder that took place in 1896. Long with historical murders, attendees will have the opportunity to learn about possible paranormal activity at the LaGrange Art Museum, which originally started out as the Troup County Jail in the 1890s.

Allegedly, City Hall has also seen its fair share of strange activity over the years. According to Visit LaGrange Inc., city hall has had strange cases of footsteps, voices, crashing mirrors and elevators going up and down on their own.

Even if you don’t believe in ghosts or the paranormal, attendees are guaranteed to learn something interesting about the LaGrange’s history.

All attendees are encouraged to wear comfortable walking shoes and bring water.

The Strange LaGrange Walking Tour is appropriate for all ages and is accessible of all those wanting to attend.  For more information on the Strange LaGrange Walking Tour, including dates and to buy tickets visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/strange-lagrange-ghosts-legends-spirited-history-a-walking-tour-tickets-109961307230.