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Springfield, Voices from the Grave Cemetery Tour

October 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

Learn about important figures in Springfield history at the 10th annual “Voices from the Grave” historic cemetery tour. Hosted by the Springfield Preservation Trust and developed by SPT Secretary Michael Stevens, the tour is an hour-long experience through Springfield Cemetery. It is led by docents who take visitors on a tour to graves of interesting cemetery residents, where costumed interpreters will speak about each person of intrigue.

Hour-long walking tours will depart every fifteen minutes starting at 1:00PM at Springfield Cemetery, 171 Maple Street. Members of the Trust will purchase a ticket for $15, and non-members will purchase a ticket for $18. Get tickets

Docent-led groups will visit the graves of several famous or infamous Springfield residents, where costumed interpreters will assume the role of that resident.

  • Enter Springfield Cemetery’s main gate at 171 Maple Street
  • Follow tour signs to the parking area and check-in table
  • Park along cemetery lanes, and proceed to check-in table
  • Arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled tour time
  • If you arrive late your reservation time may be given to another guest and you will be added to the next available tour
  • The tour will be about one-hour and will be held rain or shine
  • Wear warm clothing and comfortable walking shoes

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October 15
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT