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Springfield, Voices from the Grave Cemetery Tour

October 17, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

Sunday, October 17, will be the date for the Springfield Preservation Trust’s 8th Annual “Voices from the Grave” cemetery Tour. The event will take place in the afternoon at Springfield Cemetery at 171 Maple Street. The people who are buried in Springfield Cemetery have many stories to tell. From politicians, to soldiers, to builders, scientists and scholars, on down to ordinary folk who witnessed extraordinary events.

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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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 $12, and non-members will purchase a ticket for $15.

Click here for additional tour information

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Details

Date:
October 17, 2021
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
http://www.springfieldpreservation.org/events/