IEEE WIE Summit USA East Social Event:
Group Dinner Outing and Spirits of ’76 Ghost
Saturday, November 7, 2015 6:30 PM – 9:45 PM
This excursion is a wonderful way to experience Philadelphia’s historic locations on a
guided evening walking tour. Visit more than 20 scary sites to hear Philadelphia’s
haunted facts and folklore. Experience Philadelphia’s monuments by moonlight.
Travel the cobblestone streets of Old City to hear chilling stories about the Spirits of ’76, featuring:
Haunted Facts – Hear stories about the Master of the Macabre, Edgar Allan Poe,
who used to reside in Philadelphia and learn about Leo Callahan, the only prisoner to
escape from Eastern State Penitentiary and never be captured!
Haunted Folklore – Learn about the legendary ghosts that inhabit Independence Hall, the
spirits of Carpenters’ Hall from a first person encounter, the dancing statue of Benjamin
Franklin at Library Hall and paranormal Pine Street happenings.
Haunted Movie Sets – See famous film locations from big screen thrillers such as The
Sixth Sense, Shooter, National Treasure and more!
We will travel to Old City and grab dinner at Cosi prior to the tour, which starts at 7:45 PM.
Pricing and Transportation:
$20.00 per person, which includes the tour and
transportation to and from the conference hotel. Cost of dinner is not included, but Cosi has
many soup, salad and sandwich options which cost less than $10.00. Advanced ticket
purchasing is recommended to guarantee we can obtain tickets for this tour, so we will
require that you sign up by the deadline of October 23, 2015. Sign up for this trip on the
conference registration website.