• The Dallas County Courthouse, built in 1892 of red sandstone with rusticated marble accents, is a historic governmental building located at 100 South Houston Street in Dallas, Texas. Also known as the Old Red Courthouse, it became the Old Red Museum, a local history museum, in 2007.
  • Hotel Adolphus is an upscale hotel and Dallas Landmark in the Main Street District of Downtown Dallas Dallas, Texas. It was for several years the tallest building in the state. The hotel is part of Autograph Collection.
  • The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza is located on the sixth floor of the Dallas County Administration Building (formerly the Texas School Book Depository) in downtown Dallas, Texas, overlooking Dealey Plaza at the intersection of Elm and Houston Streets. The museum examines the life, times, death, and legacy of President John F. Kennedy and is located at the very spot from which Lee Harvey Oswald, according to four government investigations, shot and killed the President on November 22, 1963.
  • Located at 302 South Houston Street (on the corner of Houston and Jackson) in Dallas, Texas, the Hotel Lawrence was initially opened in October 1925 as the Scott Hotel by a hotelier named George C. Scott (who also was the owner of hotels in Houston and Waco). With 160 rooms originally, the ten-story edifice chiefly served the lodging needs of train passengers who stopped across the street at Union Station. The historic Lawrence is adjacent to the West End District, across Houston street from Union Station, across Jackson Street from the George L. Allen Sr. Courts Building, and three blocks from the Dallas School Book Depository and Kennedy Sixth Floor Museum. Besides accommodations for travelers, the establishment for decades has also been claimed to be the haunt of others disinclined to move on.

DARK TALES WALKING TOUR

THE DALLAS DARK TALES WALKING TOUR EXPLORES THE MORE GHOULISH AND CURIOUS SIDE OF DALLAS HISTORY. EXPLORE THE CITY’S PAST AS OUR GUIDE TAKES YOU ON AN EERIE, YET FUN-FILLED, ADVENTURE.

From the Sixth Floor Museum, we will walk to Dealey Plaza as we reflect on the fateful day of November 22, 1963 and talk about why it has evolved to become a dark tourism hotspot. You’ll hear about the paranormal activity connected with the early settlers of Dallas and the cattle drives on the Shanee trail; visit the restless spirits of the Old Red Courthouse, Hotel Lawrence, and The Adolphus Hotel. We’ll even visit the old cemetery at Pioneer Park!

We will have a 30 minutes break in the middle of our tour for a complementary cocktail, glass of wine or drink of your choice.

6:00 PM Satursdays during (Jan sold out) Feb & March. We meet outside the Sixth Floor Museum.

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Experience a unique journey with your own private tour guide. Have the flexibility to customize your itinerary, pace, and start time. Each of our private tours includes a profession local tour guide and transportation. We will pick you up and drop you off at your selected locations.

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