August 6 2022, 7:00pm

Dinner and Spirits - An Evening with Lizzie Borden

Dinner and Spirits - An Evening with Lizzie Borden

Mineral Springs Mall

301 E. Broadway Alton, Illinois
Alton, Illinois 62002

  • Admission: $46 per person (includes dinner and book signing)
  • Time: 7:00 PM

Join Troy Taylor for another night of our “An Evening with…” series of events! This eerie night will include a catered dinner at the Best Western Premier in Alton, served in a private ballroom. After dinner, author Troy Taylor will be presenting “One August Morning,” the true story of the Borden murders in Massachusetts and offering an in-depth look at the events that have since become one of the most famous crimes in American history.

The grisly rhyme goes:

"Lizzie Borden took an ax and gave her mother 40 whacks,
And when she saw what she had done, she gave her father 41…"

Or did she? Troy Taylor maintains that she never swung the ax — and he’s willing to offer the evidence to prove it!

All Dinner and Spirits events will take place in Alton's haunted Mineral Springs Mall ballroom and will be catered. For more haunted tours, dinners, and spooky events see Rivers and Route's events page or visit


One of the oldest buildings in Alton, the Mineral Springs Mall mixes the spooky, the spiritual, and the historic into an amalgam of businesses, shops, and events unlike any place in the…
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