Devon House to host Duppy Night Tours
Devon House, Jamaica's iconic Corporate Area landmark, will host a series of Haunted Mansion Encounters, including Devon Duppy Night Tours, from 6 p.m. to midnight, from October 27 to November 3.
The events at the historic house museum feature fascinating cultural insights and rich story telling traditions utilising the creative talents of celebrated playwright, Michael Holgate, and an amazing cast of characters.
Patrons of varying ages can expect "a hair, raising, creepy experience" with Total Events and Media Solutions creating a dramatic light and sound audiovisual presentation to enhance the experience of the mansion's history.
The Haunted Mansion Encounters include Duppy School Days on October 27 and November 3 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., for ages 12 and over; Fright Night Tours Costume Party on October 28 from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. at the Reggae Mill Bar, for ages 18 and over; and Kiddies Trick or Treat Costume Party for children on October 29 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., for children ages two to 11.
The Devon Duppy Haunted Mansion Encounters celebrate the legacy of Mr George Steibel, Jamaica's first black millionaire who built the house in 1881 in what was then called 'Millionaire's Row'.
Designated a National Monument by the Government of Jamaica, Devon House is reported to still be 'home' for some of the persons who occupied the mansion throughout its 136-year history.