GALION — The Galion History Center is offering up some haunted happenings at Brownella Cottage for the month of October.
Brownella Cottage, built in 1887, was only ever occupied by two people — Bishop William Montgomery Brown and his wife, Ella. The house remains at 132 South Union Street in Galion, filled with the Brown family’s original furniture. In 2020, the home ranked in as the seventh most haunted location in the state.
To add to the spooky nature of the Halloween season, Bishop Brown died in the Cottage Halloween morning 1937. This Halloween is the 84th anniversary of his passing. Events details and ticketing can be found on the Galion History Center website www.galionhistory.com under the Events tab.
A Ghost Walk at Brownella Cottage is slated for Friday, Oct. 22 at 8:00 p.m. Visitors will take a tour of the Cottage and learn the history of the home and hear tales of the spirits that still haunt its halls. The tour will conclude with an EVP/Spirit Box session. Tickets for this event are $20 per person.
On Saturday, Oct. 30, visitors are invited for a paranormal investigation of Brownella Cottage from 8:00 p.m. until midnight. Investigative equipment will be provided but guests are free to bring their own. Bishop Brown died in the home on Halloween morning 1937 making this night an extra exciting night to investigate the Cottage. Tickets for this event at $25 per person.
On Sunday, Oct. 31, the History Center will celebrate Halloween by passing out trick-or-treat candy at Brownella Cottage during the City of Galion’s community trick-or-treat hours from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
If you have any questions about this month’s events, please call the Galion History Center office at 419-468-9338 or email [email protected] The Galion History Center website is www.galionhistory.com. Like Galion History Center on Facebook.
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