Sip Ale And Mingle With Ghosts At Chowning's Tavern, A Famous Haunted Tavern In Virginia
By Beth|Published May 29, 2023
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Charlottesville. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
When you think of haunted places, you likely conjure up images of abandoned buildings, rickety bridges, Civil War-era houses, and historic inns. But what about a tavern? Here in Virginia, there are a handful of them notorious for their ghostly activity. Josiah Chowning’s Tavern is one such haunted tavern in Virginia where you can sip ale and mingle with ghosts, and we guarantee you’ll have a lively time, with or without a paranormal encounter.
When was the last time you visited Williamsburg? What was your experience there like? Did you encounter any ghosts? Feel free to share with us in the comments below — we would love to hear from you! For more information, check out Josiah Chowning’s Tavern online.
For related content, read all about one of the most notoriously haunted places in Virginia: the Peyton Randolph House.
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