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Posted on: September 20, 2022

[ARCHIVED] RAHGS Historic Cemetery Walk

Historic Cemetery Walk

Bring the family and join us for a guided tour and experience the personal stories of five influential, historic Richmond families when portrayed by local actors who bring to life their stories of tragedies and successes with a slice of history.

Saturday, September 24, 2022 - 1:00-3:00 - City of Richmond Cemetery

(Located at the northern extreme of the city, adjacent to M-19)

Walking tour is scheduled and begins every half hour. Cart transportation available for those requiring assistance. Featuring Lettie Claggett Bailey, daughter of one of Richmond’s Pioneer Families; O.B. Evans, Village President for 25 years; Louise Schoumann Springborn, from the famous Springborn/Lenox Hotel; Clarence Flower, the man who captured Richmond’s history through photographs; and George Weston, from the Richmond Lumber Co. and the firetruck that saved a neighborhood. The event is designed to be educational and the Society takes every precaution to be respectful of the final resting places of Richmond residents.

Time slots fill quickly. Reserve yours today to ensure you get the time you wantTickets: $15.00, children 5 and under free

Tickets available at the Historic Village 36045 Park Street Richmond on Thursdays 9:00-12:00 or to purchase your tickets contact Mary Ellen at 586-808-2953 or Dianne at 586-727-7755 

For more information contact Mary Ellen or Dianne at the numbers listed above. 

Inclement weather date: Sunday, September 25th - Posting will be on Facebook, click here to view the Richmond Area Historical & Genealogical Society Facebook page or visit their website at www.richmondhistoricalsociety.org 

Proceeds from this event support RAHGS in its restoration and education efforts at the historic village.

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