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Restoration Committee

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May 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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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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Stone Cleaning Workday

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May 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

The Stone Cleaning Committee meets at 10:00am weather permitting. Contact us for more information.

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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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Memorial Day Ceremony

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May 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Memorial Day Ceremony at the Civil War Plot.  Conducted by the Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War,  Abraham Lincoln Camp #6.

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