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Tacoma Cemeteries tour complete with historic reenactors set for July 15 and 16

Post by Peter Callaghan / The News Tribune on July 8, 2011 at 12:05 pm with 1 Comment »
July 8, 2011 12:07 pm
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Here’s the announcement:

Have you ever stood in an old cemetery and thought, “How I wish these stones could talk”? The Fort Nisqually Time Travelers, a select group of living history re-enactors, had that same thought. Together with the Tacoma Cemeteries and Tacoma Historical Society they invite you to experience Tacoma’s history as it comes to life in a unique, fascinating way at the Third Annual Living History Cemetery Tour. Eight reenactors will portray working people who had an impact on our history as they share their life stories from their grave sites.

Tours start 6-7:40 p.m. on Friday, July 15 and 5:40-7:40 pm on Saturday, July 16 at Tacoma Cemetery, 4801 South Tacoma Way, Tacoma. $8 advanced tickets are required and available at the Cemetery, (253) 472-3369.

As the cemetery ground is often uneven, comfortable walking shoes are encouraged.

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  1. Mr. Callahan,
    Thank you for posting the information for last year’s Tacoma Cemetery tour. Thought you might want to know we’re getting ready for this year’s tour. Here’s all the information you need for 2012:

    This year, we’re celebrating the railroad, boats and trails of all varieties that have had a great influence on Tacoma with our theme, “Rails, Trails and Sails”.

    Tours last one hour and start every 20 minutes from 6-7:40 p.m. on Friday, July 20 and 5:40-7:40 pm on Saturday, July 21 at Tacoma Cemetery, 4801 South Tacoma Way, Tacoma. $8 advanced tickets are required and available Tuesday through Saturday at the Cemetery, (253) 472-3369.

    As the cemetery ground is often uneven, comfortable walking shoes are encouraged.
    As the previous three years, we have a great selection of personalities from Tacoma’s past.

    Thank you.
    Patrick Haas
    Cemetery Tour Re-enactor

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