The Quinebaug Valley Council for the Arts & Humanities, along with Gateway Players Theatre Inc. and the Southbridge Historical Society, are once again sponsoring a Cemetery Walk on Saturday, September 10, 2011, rain or shine.
Come and “meet” some of our local historical figures who inhabit Oak Ridge Cemetery. This year, you’ll learn about the lives of Holmes Ammidown, George T. Angel, founder of the MSPCA, Chester A. Dresser, Dr. Adah Eccelston, Samuel C. Hartwell, Moses Plimpton, and Nathaniel Smith.
Scheduled tour times are every ten minutes beginning at 5:00 p.m. and ending at 6:00 p.m. Tour groups will be limited to about 15 people.
For reservations, call the Arts Center at 508-764-3341. Tickets are $10 if purchased in advance and $12 if purchased the night of the Walk.
An exhibit of historical artifacts and documents will be hosted by the Southbridge Historical Society and members of the Historical Society will be on hand to answer questions.
Complimentary refreshments will be offered.
Tours leave from the Arts Center, 111 Main Street, Southbridge, MA
Please arrive 5-10 minutes prior to your tour time.