Launch of New Audio Tour Offers Unique Way to Explore Historic and Haunted Philadelphia

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – April 14, 2011 – The Spirits of ’76 Ghost Tour of Philadelphia today announced the launch of its new Spirits of ’76 Ghost Tour Audio Adventure which is 1 Part History, 2 Parts Haunt!  Visitors can now experience this new and exciting way to see 20 of Philly's most haunted Frights & Sights™, including churches, cemeteries, and historic buildings. Travel the cobblestone streets of Old City to hear chilling stories about the Spirits of ’76 and hunt for ghosts on your own.

The Spirits of ’76 Ghost Tour Audio Adventure includes 20 of the most popular sites in Haunted Philadelphia on a 90 minute, 1.25 mile walking adventure.  The Spirits of ’76 Ghost Tour Audio Adventure focuses on the Independence Park and Society Hill areas, which includes sites such as the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, City Tavern, Old Pine Street Cemetery, Washington Square Park and more. Be sure to bring your camera and hunt for ghosts!

The introductory price is $17.50, and the Spirits of ’76 Ghost Tour Audio Adventure can be purchased and downloaded online at .  A free preview is available at .

The Spirits of ’76 Ghost Tour’s storytellers, tour guides and historical character impersonators provide visitors with an eerie and entertaining experience.

Visitors will hear stories haunted facts and folklore such as stories about the Master of the Macabre, Edgar Allan Poe, who resided in Philadelphia. Lean about the legendary ghosts that inhabit Independence Hall, the spirits of Carpenters' Hall from a first person account and paranormal Pine Street.

With its creepy music, creative sound effects and entertaining storytellers, the Spirits of ’76 Audio Adventure is truly a "theater of the mind" experience. 

“We are thrilled to launch our new the Spirits of ’76 Audio Adventure,” stated Jonathan Bari, President of the Spirits of ’76 Ghost Tour.  “Philadelphia is best seen by foot, and as such, we are excited to debut this extension of our critically-acclaimed Spirits of ’76 Ghost Tour.  This Audio Tour, which complements our live guided tours that run April through November, provides visitors with the convenience to take the tour when they want, how they want, at their own pace.”

The Spirits of ’76 Audio Adventure is fun and easy to use.  The tour includes recorded directions from one site to the next, accompanied by an easy to follow map that can be downloaded online at .

The Spirits of ’76 Audio Adventure was created by Jonathan and Leslie Bari.  The Audio Tour was locally recorded and produced by Jonathan Bari, Michael Tomasetti and Neil Nandi and features the voices of Michael Tomasetti, Neil Nandi and Miranda Libkin.

About The Spirits of ’76 Ghost Tour of Philadelphia

The Spirits of ’76 Ghost Tour of Philadelphia is the city’s scariest haunted tour that visits more than 20 of Philadelphia's Frights & Sights on a ghoulish outdoor walking adventure. The Spirits of ’76 Ghost Tour features haunted facts and folklore. Come see why the Los Angeles Times said, “Join the Spirits of '76 Ghost Tour, a 75-minute walk to more than 20 historic and, supposedly, haunted sites, including Carpenters' Hall and Pine Street.”