One of the most popular events in October is the annual Tales of the Crypt presented by the Parkview Arts Science Magnet High School. It takes place this year Oct. 11 at historic Mount Holly Cemetery in downtown Little Rock. Students portray famous Arkansans interred in Mount Holly during candlelight tours from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Each tour lasts approximately one hour.
“Ghosts” who will visit this year include Katherine Wilshire, Richard Flanigan, L.A. Wallace, Lulu Wallace, Simon P. Hughes, George Leftridge Basham, Julia Parma Deall Basham, Martha Chapline, and Marion Rose. Others are J. N. Heiskell, David O. Dodd, Lutetia Howell, Nate Warren, Anne Warren, Sallie Faulkner, John Ross, Quatie Ross, Commander Perry Wilson, Sarah (Trapnall), and Betty (Trapnall).
Mount Holly is located off I-630 at the Broadway exit. Admission is free but donations are accepted by the Mount Holly Cemetery Association. Phone 501-447-2300 for more information.