Shocktober is an award winning haunt!

Shocktober wins Humanitarian of the Year Award from Visit Loudoun

Shocktober is an award winning haunt! Thanks to Visit Loudoun for selecting us for the Humanitarian of the Year Award for Shocktober’s contributions towards supporting Paxton Campus! We Scare Because We Care!

Check us out in the news here: Loudoun’s tourism champions honored at Visit Loudoun awards, by Trevor Baratko, Loudoun Times Mirror, 4 May 2015


Shocktober’s Paxton Manor will reopen its doors in OCTOBER 2015!

Shocktober is home to Paxton Manor and it’s basement – The Haunted Well of Souls!  

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night throughout the month of October, including Halloween, Paxton Manor opens its doors to those who are brave enough to walk her haunted halls and descend into the caverns of her basement.

The History of The Carvers

Over one hundred years ago Jedidiah Carver was found guilty of unorthodox acts of animal husbandry.  For these crimes his lands were seized and he and his family were cast out of the Town of Leesburg.

Homeless, he moved his family to the caverns that lie beneath Paxton Manor. Here they dwelled for many years.  Things went well for The Carver family and they thrived and multiplied. Though as time went on things began to go wrong…