Patti Starr-Bardstown Ghost Trek

Presented by
Patti Starr, Certified Ghost Hunter

Voted One of the Top Ten Ghost Hunters


Every Saturday night at 8:00 pm, rain or shine, you can join the Bardstown Ghost Trek, a historic ghost-hunt-walk in the second oldest city in Kentucky, led by Patti Starr, Certified Ghost Hunter.  Before starting the walk you will hear a brief explanation on what type of spirits haunt this path and how you can capture them in your photos, audios, and videos if you want to try your hand at being a ghost hunter or you can just go alone for the experience while witnessing amazing spirit activity. 


Patti's Ghost Hunt Walk Historic tour is designed to engage and educate you in the investigation of haunted phenomena found on the old streets of Bardstown. Be sure to bring your cameras and other instruments to see what evidence you might capture during the walk.


The tour starts in the parking lot of Mammy's Kitchen
116 W. Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004


Show up early and get a great meal from Mammy's Kitchen!!

The Bardstown Ghost Trek starts
June 6, 2015 ends October 31, 2015

Every Saturday Night
Starting at 8:00 pm Rain or Shine
$15.00 per person



We start selling tickets at 7:30 pm in the parking lot of Mammy's Kitchen. If we are sold out there will NOT be available tickets.


For Advanced Ticket sale to guarantee your place click Here


All advanced ticket sales are non-refundabe or non-exchangeable.




Click HERE to order your Bardstown Ghost Trek T-Shirt


Click Here to see the photos of ghostly activity captured by
many who have taken the Bardstown Ghost Trek


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No Ghost Trek on September 12, 2015. We will be hosting our ScareFest in Lexington, KY the biggest Horror and Paranormal Convention in the USA.


Join Patti on this Fascinating Ghost Hunt, Walk, and
History Tour

Patti Starr - Ghost Walk

Click Here to watch a video about the history of Bardstown


The Talbott Tavern

The Talbott Tavern Balls of light were bouncing off the walls and swirling around the bed as they hummed with static. The TV turned on and the volume rotated from high to low and then turned off. Suddenly, the balls of light exited out the open window which in turn immediately slammed shut. Did all this happen or was it a dream? Well, maybe, if you think several people can sleep in the same room at different times and experience the same dream. Stay at the Tavern and you be the judge. Coincidence or Haunted? Click Here to listen to the ghost voice as Patti asks the ghost a question.



Here is a photo taken (09-17-05) in the Talbott Tavern by one of the Ghost Trek's walkers . Patti is asking the spirit to "Let us know if you are in the room with us" and at that moment Tim Jones caught this amazing anomaly beside Patti.

Patti Starr and photo anomaly


Sometimes we get real lucky and make contact with the outlaw, Jesse James. Usually we get an image of a man in a white cowboy hat outside the window from the room where Jesse use to stay. In 2013 one of the Ghost Trek's walkers, Amber Noe, got an apparition of Jesse inside the Talbott Tavern standing in front of the fireplace. We even got a message from Jesse in an EVP saying "Please don't go".


jesse james


The Jailers Inn

The Jailers Inn
It was a dark and stormy night, when, "Honey, did you hear that? It sounded like someone screaming. Do you think this place is really haunted? I'm going to get my camera." The picture revealed a full apparition of a woman standing on the other side of the room. The Travel Channel listed the Jailers Inn as one of the most haunted places in America. Why not stay and decide for yourself. Is this place really haunted?


This photo was taken by Stacey Allen McGee September, 2005 which shows ecto-mist and three huge orbs near Patti as she divulges the many ghost encounters that took place at the Jailer's Inn.

Patti Starr surrounded by ecto mist


Sara Graham always has good luck at capturing apparitions in haunted locations. In June of 2007, while staying at the Jailer's Inn, she took a picture and caught this ghost between the mannequin 's legs. Notice that there are three hands holding onto his legs.


jailers inn ghost



The Pioneer Cemetery

Pioneer Cemetery There seems to be a mysterious energy here in this peaceful little cemetery. Even though it dates back to the 1780's you can still sense a spirit that may have remained to keep a vigil over the graves. While taking pictures, be careful where you wander for you might get an unexplained invisible push to warn you of a guarded area. Maybe this activity comes from a spirit that was buried alive by accident, which did happen more than once back in the 1700's. People on the ghost trek have captured strange looking anomalies in their photos. Did they get too close? Why not join us and see what might turn up in your photos.


In 2010 one of the Ghost Trek walkers took this picture that captured what we refer to as the blue man. He has been seen as a misty shape but this one was the best capture of this spirit that roams the cemetery.


blue man


Enjoy this video: "Sittin up with the Dead" by Ray Stevens


What to Bring:

1) A Camera or Camcorder or audio recorder or meters
2) A Flashlight
3) An Umbrella (the trek goes on rain or shine)
4) Click here for a map to Bardstown
5) If you come the week of Halloween be sure to wear your Halloween costume.




Cincinnati (138 miles)
2.5 hours, I-75 South to BG Pkwy

Louisville (40 miles)
45 min., I-65 South, exit 112

Lexington (60 miles)
1 hour, BG Pkway, exit 25

Indianapolis (146 miles)
3 hours, I-65 South, exit 112

Nashville (158 miles)
2.5 hours, I-65 North to BG Pkwy

Chicago (344 miles)
St. Louis (308 miles)
Branson (510 miles)
Memphis (349 miles)
Birmingham (347 miles)
Atlanta (398 miles)


During the week you can schedule private tours of 15 or more by calling
859-576-5517 to reserve.



During the Bourbon Festival our ghost walk tickets must be purchased through their office.

Thursday, September 17, 2015, 8pm -9:30pm

Friday, September 18, 2015, 8pm -9:30pm

Saturday, September 19, 2015, 8pm-9:30pm & 10pm-11:30pm


If you want to reserve Ghostly Spirits of Bardstown please call 502-348-3623 EXT 4. $20 per tickets


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