Jul 29, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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What We Can Learn From the Dead: Willow Grove Cemetery Tour

Discover a fuller history of Fountain City during a guided tour of Willow Grove Cemetery. Hear the stories of soldiers and doctors, business owners and Underground Railroad heroes, and the early African Americans who settled here and made this the first integrated cemetery in the community. Plus, learn the techniques and challenges in the art of gravestone rubbing. Advanced registration by noon on July 28 is required. Participants meet at the cemetery.

Program participants will meet at Willow Grove Cemetery (409 U.S. 27 South). Cemetery entrance is located between Hartley Avenue and South Street, across from the Family Diner. Recommended for ages 18+.

Price: $8/person; 25% discount for members