Ghost Hunting at Rose Hall Great House

Ghost Hunting at Rose Hall Great House, Montego Bay, Jamaica (B)

One slow Friday evening in 2012, I decided to make the 15-minute drive to Rose Hall Great House for their night tour. I was excited.

Years earlier, I’d done the day tour of this great house that’s reputed to be haunted by the ghost of one of its former owners but I had no idea what to expect on the night tour. Would I see a ghost (or duppy) as we call them here in Jamaica?

My pulse quickened as we pulled through the security gate and I saw the great house sprouting out of the hill. I hurried to the ticket window but was crushed when the attendant said they were closed for a wedding reception.

Who’d want to celebrate a joyous beginning in a place rumored to be, and advertised, as haunted? I asked myself as I walked away, aching with disappointment. I didn’t realize until then how much I had been looking forward to the tour.

Disappointment still fresh in my mind, this time I called before heading out. Good thing too because I found out that I could get a $4 discount off the regular US$20 admission price by booking online. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Ghost Hunting at Rose Hall Great House
Guide Location: Jamaica » Montego Bay
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Marcia Mayne
Read it on Author's Website: http://insidejourneys.com/ghost-hunting-rose-hall-great-house/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Rose Hall Great House