Historical Indiana Opera House Hosting a Roaring 20s Murder Mystery Party
Have you ever wanted to dress up like it's the roaring 20s and solve a murder? Here's your chance!
A Quaint Town With a Lot of History
New Harmony, Indiana is a small town with a lot of history. New Harmony is a national historic landmark and was first settled over 200 years ago. NewHarmony-in.gov says:
Settled in 1814, New Harmony was first a spiritual sanctuary for the Harmonie Society and then a haven for international scientists and scholars led by Robert Owen in 1825.
With a history dating back more than two centuries ago, you know there has to be some interesting and even creepy history too, so New Harmony is the perfect backdrop for a murder mystery party.
Thrall's Opera House
Thrall's Opera House is a part of the Indiana State Museum Historical Sites. According to Indiana State Museum, Thrall's Opera House was built to be a communal dormitory in 1824 but was later converted into a Victorian theater. It is an absolutely beautiful building in New Harmony, that has been restored back to its Victorian look. A building like this is the perfect place for a roaring 20s murder mystery.
Thrall's Opera House Murder Mystery
On October 21st from 7 PM-9PM, you can enjoy a full-on 1920s-style murder mystery party at the historical opera house.
Here is what Indiana State Museum has to say about the event:
Spend an evening attempting to solve a fictional murder mystery inspired by the real history of Thrall’s Opera House and the Golden Troupe family who performed there. Explore Indiana’s history of traveling performers and prohibition during the roaring 1920s all while hunting for clues and trying to crack the case! Each participant will have a unique character to portray, and light refreshments will be served. Registration required by Oct. 14. Recommended for ages 18+.
Visitors are encouraged to wear a 1920’s inspired outfit and compete for the title of “best costume.”
An excuse to dress up in fancy clothes from a century ago and solve a murder? Count me in! Don't forget you need to get your tickets by October 14th, you can do so here.
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