Capitol Hauntings Tours Capitol Hauntings October 2017 A Special Halloween Tour of the New York State Capitol Does the night watchman who died in the Capitol fire of 1911 still make his rounds? Which two United States Presidents visited the Capitol after they died? What happened to the "lost" Capitol murals and their eccentric artist? Does the secret demon carved in stone hold a Capitol curse? Come to the New York State Capitol for a special tour that explores these questions and other legends connected with this historic building. Free! Limited space, reservations required. All Capitol Hauntings Tours begin at the Plaza Visitor Center & Gift Shop located in the North Concourse of the Empire State Plaza. Online Capitol Hauntings Tour Registration is now available for parties of up to 10 individuals. To register for groups of more than 10, or for groups with special needs, please call (518) 474-2418. Cancellation Instructions If you have already registered for a tour, and are now unable to attend, please send an e-mail message to Plaza.Visitor.Center@ogs.ny.gov to cancel.