- This event has passed.
Hanover Tavern ParaCon
January 21 - January 22$10
𝐒𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐭 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐 𝐨𝐟𝐟 𝐫𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐣𝐨𝐢𝐧 𝐮𝐬 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐟𝐢𝐫𝐬𝐭 𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐇𝐚𝐧𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐓𝐚𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧 𝐏𝐚𝐫𝐚𝐂𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐧 𝐉𝐚𝐧𝐮𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝟐𝟏𝐬𝐭 & 𝟐𝟐𝐧𝐝!
Whether you’ve joined us at the Hanover Tavern before, or this will be your first time exploring this beautiful building, welcome to the Hanover Tavern ParaCon!
We’re going to have a jam-packed weekend of Paranormal fun and learning. You’ll be among some of the most selfless and knowledgeable individuals, groups, teams, and organizations within the Paranormal. This event is about coming together as a community to unite under one roof; historical preservation.
𝟏𝟎𝟎% 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐜𝐞𝐞𝐝𝐬 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐇𝐚𝐧𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐓𝐚𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧 𝐏𝐚𝐫𝐚𝐂𝐨𝐧 𝐰𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐛𝐞 𝐠𝐨𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐝𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐥𝐲 𝐭𝐨 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐇𝐚𝐧𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐓𝐚𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧
𝐅𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧, with the intent and purpose to support the Foundation in their continued efforts of restoration of the Tavern and the educational programming they create for all. Historic sites are a beacon of knowledge and provide opportunities for growth; not only for the paranormal field, but also the community at large.
𝐉𝐨𝐢𝐧 𝐮𝐬 𝐚𝐬 𝐰𝐞 𝐫𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐲 𝐚𝐫𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐇𝐚𝐧𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐓𝐚𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧 𝐭𝐨 𝐬𝐮𝐩𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐬𝐞 𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐚𝐯𝐨𝐫𝐬, 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐟𝐢𝐧𝐝 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐬𝐞𝐥𝐟 𝐩𝐚𝐫𝐭 𝐨𝐟 𝐬𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐛𝐢𝐠𝐠𝐞𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐧 𝐚𝐧𝐲 𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐥𝐞 𝐨𝐧𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐮𝐬.
There has been a Tavern on the property since 1733, when the first license for a Tavern at Hanover Courthouse was issued. The existing Tavern was built in stages and includes more than 12,000 square feet on three floors. The earliest surviving portion of this building dates back to 1791, with additions in the 1820’s, 1830’s and the 1990’s.
Such historical figures as George Washington, Lord Cornwallis, Marquis de Lafayette, Patrick Henry, P.T. Barnum, and even Edgar Allen Poe graced the halls of Hanover Tavern. During the Civil War, both Union and Confederate troops utilized the Tavern.
With so much history packed into this building, has every guest that checked into Hanover Tavern truly checked out? The numerous paranormal teams who have investigated the Tavern would tell you “no”, citing disembodied voices, full body apparitions, and countless EVPs suggesting that no one is ever truly alone in the Tavern.
𝟏𝟎𝟎% 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐜𝐞𝐞𝐝𝐬 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐰𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐠𝐨 𝐝𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐥𝐲 𝐭𝐨 𝐇𝐚𝐧𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐓𝐚𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧 𝐅𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐢𝐫 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐮𝐞𝐝 𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐭𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐞𝐟𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐬, 𝐚𝐬 𝐰𝐞𝐥𝐥 𝐚𝐬 𝐞𝐝𝐮𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐦𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐠!