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MURDER MYSTERY DINNER – SOLD OUT
March 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join renowned Paranormalist Vince Wilson for an evening of intrigue and mystery at the Glen Rock Mill Inn Murder Mystery Dinner Wednesday, March 29, from 6 pm to 9 pm. This month’s mystery is the RETURN OF THE RIPPER. Do have the skills to finally reveal who Jack the Ripper really was? Look at actual newspaper clippings from 1888 London, reproduction documents, and photos from the murder scenes and see if you can decipher this century-old puzzle!
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In the mid-19th century, England experienced an influx of Irish immigrants, who swelled the populations of England’s major cities, including the East End of London. From 1882, Jewish refugees from Eastern Europe and Tsarist Russia moved into the same area. The civil parish of Whitechapel in London’s East End became increasingly overcrowded. Work and housing conditions worsened, and a significant economic underclass developed. Robbery, violence and alcohol dependency were commonplace, and the endemic poverty drove many women to prostitution.
In October 1888, London’s Metropolitan Police Service estimated that there were 1200 prostitutes and about 62 brothels in Whitechapel. The economic problems were accompanied by a steady rise in social tensions. Between 1886 and 1889, frequent demonstrations, such as that of 13 November 1887, led to police intervention and further public unrest. Racism, crime, social disturbance, and real deprivation fed public perceptions that Whitechapel was a notorious den of immorality. In 1888, such perceptions were strengthened when a series of vicious and grotesque murders attributed to “Jack the Ripper” received unprecedented coverage in the media.
Host Vince Wilson has been practicing magic since he was 12 years old. He is a master mentalist and has even invented several original illusions and reinvented several others.
Must be 21+ to attend.
Reservations will be available for online booking soon. Tickets are $85 and include hors-d’oeuvres served table side and a buffet-style dinner. Credit cards are required for the booking. The $85 fee will be charged for cancellations made less than 48 hours in advance.