Tours

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Twilight Tour

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May 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

These 75-minute tours include some topics covered on Sunday North Section tours as well as new material, on an alternative route in the North section. Tour guide: Chris Grooms ADVANCE TICKET PURCHASE IS RECOMMENDED. NOTE: Tours are not always kept to paved paths. We recommend comfortable walking shoes, not open sandals. Purchase Tickets

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Frederick Law Olmsted Mount Hope Cemetery

Olmsted and the Origins of the Parks Movement

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May 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Celebrate Frederick Law Olmsted’s 200th Birthday! Explore Olmsted’s evolution from the idea of rural cemeteries to the public parks’ movement, and the development of landscape architecture as a profession. Guide: Dennis Carr Degree of walking difficulty: Purchase Tickets

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Public Tours: North Section

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May 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This foundational tour is a 90-minute walk of approximately a mile on both paved roads and uneven terrain. This includes the graves of Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass, topics of local history, horticulture, geology, architecture, monument symbolism, and more. Tour guide: Sarah Johnson NOTE: Tours are not always kept to paved paths. We recommend […]

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Decoration day

Decoration Day

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May 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

First celebrated to honor the country’s Civil War dead. Learn about the origins of Memorial Day and hear the stories of those who made the ultimate sacrifice. Guide: Deb Coffey Degree of walking difficulty: Purchase Tickets

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School Tour: Allendale Columbia Middle School

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June 1 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Allendale Columbia Middle School Guide: Sarah Johnson

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Twilight Tour

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June 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

These 75-minute tours include some topics covered on Sunday North Section tours as well as new material, on an alternative route in the North section. Tour guide: Sarah Johnson ADVANCE TICKET PURCHASE IS RECOMMENDED. NOTE: Tours are not always kept to paved paths. We recommend comfortable walking shoes, not open sandals. Purchase Tickets

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