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Mercer’s Night Tales-SOLD OUT

October 20, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

| $20/$15 members

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Date:
October 20, 2017
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
$20/$15 members
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Venue

Fonthill Castle

Ghouls, goblins and Grover!
Celebrate Halloween by taking a tour in the shadows of Fonthill Castle to learn about Henry Mercer’s  love of detective and Gothic literature. Stops on the tour include the Morning Room, the Basement “Crypt,” to see how Mercer experimented with architectural design, and the Terrace Room, Mercer’s bedroom in his final years.   After the tour, enjoy a dramatic performance of Edgar Allan Poe’s short story, “The Tell-Tale Heart,” by Philadelphia TV & radio personality,  Grover Silcox.  Win prizes when you play “The Wheel of Suffering,”  if you dare!  Register for the event by calling 215-348-9461.

About Grover Silcox
He’s a writer, performer, reporter and comedian.  When he’s not performing Poe, Grover’s serving as a feature reporter for WLVT PBS39 in Bethlehem, PA.  His stories on the station’s weekly magazine program, FOCUS air every Tuesday at 7:30 pm.   He’s also written, produced and narrated several documentaries for the station.

ROLLO'S FACTS

Among the oldest artifacts in the Mercer Museum are a 2,000 year old whale oil lamp and Native American implements dating to 6,000-8,000 BC.
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