The Tillinghast Nightmare at Mark Twain House & Museum, Hartford


VAMPIRES! featuring “The Tillinghast Nightmare” documentary and Dacre Stoker, Wednesday, October 30, 7:00 p.m.

Historic Haunts presents “The Tillinghast Nightmare,” a documentary chronicling the transformation of the blood-thirsty vampire from Mark Twain Museumvile, menacing neighbor in rural Eastern Europe to the beguiling, aristocratic stranger known as Dracula.

The documentary explores the Tillinghast family’s decision to exhume the body of their beloved daughter Sarah and burn her heart in 1799 Exeter, RI . The screening will be followed by a conversation with author DACRE STOKER, the great grandnephew of Twain friend and “Dracula” author Bram Stoker. Mr. Stoker will be discussing his research on vampires, as well as his book “Dracula – The Un-Dead.”

$15. Call (860) 280-3130 or click here.


The Mark Twain House & Museum
351 Farmington Avenue, Hartford, CT 06105
Phone: 860-247-0998