Tuesday, October 03, 2006

EVENT: Stroudwater Burying Ground Tour

It's autumn! Join the world of the dead for an atmospheric fall tour of their land along the water.

Tour Portland's historic Stroudwater Burying Ground, first used in the 1720s. See graveyard art and learn about burial customs of 18th- and 19th-century Stroudwater Village.

WHERE: Meet at the entry to the Stroudwater Burying Ground on Westbrook Street, just past the Congress Street intersection.
WHEN: Tours will be held on two different nights:
Friday, October 20 at 4:30 and 7:00pm
Friday, October 27 at 4:30 and 7:00pm
COST: $7.00 each -- Reservations are required!

For more info and to make reservations, please call the Tate House at (207)774-6177 or Elizabeth Oatley at (207)892-8812.

You can view a topographical map of the cemetery's location here.

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