The RaconTour Dark History Tour is a one-hour storytelling adventure through the dark history of Uptown Charlotte.
The Crime of the Century
Charlotte’s secret gold mines
Settlers Cemetery’s Gray Lady
The ghost of the Carolina Theater
Charlotte’s earliest mortgage scam
The Bodysnatching Business in Charlotte
I start from the southwest corner of Trade and Tryon (the corner with the clock) and proceed west, then north, then east back to Tryon over about 5 blocks. This tour takes about 1-1.5 hours.