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Prepare for a family-friendly fright night around the campfire listening to spooky tales, enjoying tasty treats, and learning about the short-line railroad that played an important part in the history of the Ligonier Valley.

The Ligonier Valley Rail Road Museum will host its 5th Annual Creepy Caboose on Saturday, October 7, 2023  from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the restored Darlington train station near Idlewild and SoakZone amusement park.

Admission is FREE. Activities include tours of the museum’s historic bobber caboose, blacksmith demonstrations, face painting, ghost stories told around a campfire, music and more.  

Creepy Caboose will feature a Food Truck Round-Up where participating vendors will will offer refreshments for purchase. The museum’s gift shop will also be open and featuring a selection of railroad-related books, apparel, model train cars, and other souvenirs.

The Halloween-time event is themed around the red 1905 bobber caboose that the Ligonier Valley Rail Road Association acquired in 2007 and subsequently restored and displayed on the museum grounds.

The Ligonier Valley Rail Road Museum is located at 3032 Idlewild Hill Lane, Ligonier, PA 15658. 


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