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Experience "Haunted Halls" at Defoor Centre for Halloween

Haunted Halls at Defoor Centre

Dates
Friday - Sunday, October 20th to October 22nd,
Friday - Tuesday, October 27th to October 31st
Hours:  7:30 pm to 1 am 
​Location:  1710 Defoor Ave., NW, Atlanta 30318
 
Defoor Centre will open its “Haunted Halls” to all brave Halloween celebrants on Friday night October 20th to October 22nd, and October 27th to October 31st.  Hours are 7:30 pm to 1 amEats, treats and cocktails will be available for purchase at the event.
 
Did you know that Defoor Centre dates back nearly two centuries, to the 1840s. Perched atop a high point of Midtown West on the “Crooked Road,” midst two hundred acres of farmland, the stone farmhouse was literally a fortress built of large granite stones found nearby.
 
Legend tells us it served as a hospital during the Civil War. Part of Defoor Centre witnessed the Battle of Peachtree Creek between the Confederate and Union Armies on July 20, 1864. The battle was fought along Collier Road between Peachtree Road and Howell Mill Road. A total of 4,250 soldiers died in that one-day battle.  (See map.)  

In honor of Halloween, imagination can fill in the rest of that scene for this year’s celebration.
 
Defoor Centre is located just across I-75 from the former battle zone. From the north, take Exit I-75 to Howell Mill Road and drive south.  Turn right on Defoor Avenue, then left into the Defoor Centre parking lot lot just beyond Ballard’s Backroom.​