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Haunted History Tours

BOOK HAUNTED HISTORY early! These tours fill up fast! Eight dates available. Tours begin at 6 or 7:30pm on each date. 

2022 Tour Dates: 10/14, 10/15, 10/20, 10/21, 10/22, 10/27, 10/28, and 10/29

Tickets are $15/person. Walking tour takes approximately 1-hour.


Cemetery Scavenger Hunt!

Download and complete our Cemetery  Scavenger Hunt in your own time. Booklets can be picked up from The History Center on the Ithaca Common.

TRUE CRIME Exhibit from the Archives - Exhibit Hall

Did you know that The History Center Archives include items from unsolved murders from the 1920's? Or the final look from  our most infamous serial killer - the last man hanged in the State of New York.

Visit The History Center Exhibit Hall - September 21st-October 31st - for this limited time exhibit of the most haunted and disturbing items in our collections. 

KINDRED SPIRITS: Behind The Hauntings with Amy Bruni & Adam Berry

ALL AGES - Presented By The State Theatre of Ithaca


Amy Bruni and Adam Berry, stars and executive producers of Kindred Spirits on the Travel Channel and formally partners on the SYFY channel original series Ghost Hunters, dive deep into their history and adventures as real-life paranormal investigators.

Sharing captivating stories of their own terrifying paranormal encounters, Amy and Adam will shed light on cases they have worked on and reveal intimate behind the scenes accounts of their epic investigations.

Also, join these world class ghost hunters in a one on one question and answer session where you will have the chance to ask Amy and Adam about their beginnings, what it takes to be a professional investigator and what gives them the courage to enter some of the most haunted places in the world.

How did the Village of Dryden become infamously known as the 'Village of the Damned'?

Why does Cornell have the brain of a known serial killer in its collections?

Physical Address

Located inside the Tompkins Center for History & Culture

110 North Tioga Street

(On the Ithaca Commons) 

Ithaca NY, 14850 USA

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Exhibit Hall Wednesday-Saturday 10am-5pm - CLOSED Sun-Tues

Cornell Local History Research Library & Archives - By appointment only. Please contact


Email: Refer to Contact page for individual emails, General inquiries to

Phone: 607-273-8284


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