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Fort Hill Cemetery Tours

October 24, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Lee University presents its 15th annual Walking Tour of Historic Fort Hill Cemetery.
Led by Lee University history major and volunteers, the lives of 19th and early 20th centuries Cleveland residents will be introduced. Local performers will be dressed in period costume. The individuals to be portrayed will be Julius and Matilda Raht, Edwin and Anna Plummer Delany, Pleasant and Caroline Vance Craigmiles, Nathaniel Grant, Dr. William and Annie Taylor Schultz, James Anderson Hoxworth, the Rev. James and Katie May Knapp Pogue, Abraham and Charlotte Lee Wolbach, Herman J. and Henrietta Kuhlmann Schrader, Edward Christian, and Augusta Ruth Wagner.
Tours begin at 4 p.m. and will start every 15 minutes until dusk, lasting about 75 minutes each. The last tour will begin shortly after 6 p.m.

Tickets cost $5 per person or $2 for students and are purchased on site. Informational brochures will also be available there.

Guests should park at Cleveland Christian Fellowship on 695 S. Ocoee St. and ride the van that will shuttle guests to and from the tour site.

Details

Date:
October 24, 2021
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Organizer

Lee University
Phone:
1-800-LEE-9930
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Venue

Fort Hill Cemetery
S Ocoee Street, 92 Oak Street SW
Cleveland, 37311 United States
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