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Walking Tour of Historic Hillside Cemetery with Wilton Historian Bob Russell
October 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pmFree
The popular tour of Hillside Cemetery in Wilton returns, with new additions! On Saturday, Oct. 5 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m., spend an hour with historian Bob Russell, as he shares his extensive knowledge about the many remarkable citizens who have found their final resting place there. The hour-long guided walk includes a brief history of the historic cemetery and the notable people buried there, including Revolutionary and Civil War veterans plus familiar names such as Olmstead, Middlebrook and Comstock, dating back to the 1800s. Russell has added new stops on his tour, which will detail information about the Gregory and Marvin families, as well.
The event is co-sponsored by the Wilton Congregational Church and the Wilton Historical Society.
There is no charge to attend, all are welcome. Meet Russell’s tour at the flagpole at 10:30 a.m..
Registration suggested via email or by calling 203.762.5591.
- October 5
- 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
- Event Categories:
- Educational, Free, Historic, Outdoor Event, Walk/Hike
- Event Tags:
- Bob Russell, Hillside Cemetery, Wilton Congregational Church, Wilton History
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