First State Heritage Park will host Dark Dover.

First State Heritage Park, 43 The Green, Dover, will host Dark Dover at 7 and 8:30 p.m. Oct. 28-29 at the John Bell House.

During the program, visitors will witness the stories of murders and public whippings and encounter characters whose legends have left their imprint on The Green in Dover. Eighteenth-century judge Samuel Chew and the murdered servant Cooch Turner are two of the specters who will make their appearance on the tour through Dover’s Green.

Attendees will hear a retelling of the Poison Candy Murder tale from the point of view of the victim’s husband, who attempts to clear his name. The mid-20th century Lonely Hearts murder case will add to the tour.

Admission is $10 per person. Spaces are limited, and registration is required by calling 739-9194.

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