Evening Cemetery Stroll
EVENING WALKING TOURS – SECOND TUESDAY OF THE MONTH
May through August 2018
Join us for a little after dinner stroll through the cemetery grounds and learn about the history of the various fraternal and religious organizations that make up the seven sections of Jacksonville’s Cemetery. We will also visit a number of grave sites in each of the sections and share the stories of those buried in this Silent City on the Hill. Other cemetery related topics will also be included. The tour will start promptly at 6:30 p.m. and conclude at 8:00 p.m.
PROGRAM SCHEDULE FOR 2018
DATES AND FEATURED PROGRAM TOPICS
May 8 – Cemetery 101 – Monument Styles and Monument Makers (Rained out August 2017)
June 12 – Untimely Passing’s
July 10 – Art and Artists in the Cemetery
August 14 – Stories of Love and Courtship
Some walking is involved in the Evening Walking Tours, so be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather. Tours and/or topics may not be suitable for children. Please meet your Docents at the Sexton’s Tool House at the top of Cemetery Road. Parking is available within the cemetery grounds.
No advance registration is required and while the tours are free, donations are greatly appreciated and help to support our educational programs, as well as on-going cemetery restoration and preservation work.
For more information, call 541 826-9939 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Wheelchair accessible by prior arrangements.
To request and arrange for a group tour at other times, please call 541 826-9939 or email us at: email@example.com