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Walking Tour – Memento Mori

June 10, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Please join us for a guided tour of Farmington’s Old Cemetery (Memento Mori) and learn about the town’s colonial history and early settlers.

In use as early as 1660, Farmington’s Old Cemetery on Main Street was the town’s boneyard and remained so until the end of the 19th century. Come learn about the cemetery’s history and development along with stories about some of its “residents” and a few tall tales – some spooky ones too! Parking is available at the Barney Library which is a short distance away from the Memento Mori Cemetery.

// ABOUT THE MUSEUM //

Stanley-Whitman House is a living history center and museum that teaches through the collection, preservation, research, and dynamic interpretation of the history and culture of early Farmington. Programs, events, classes, and exhibits encourage visitors of all ages to immerse themselves in history by doing, acting, questioning, and engaging in colonial life and the ideas that formed the foundation of that culture. FMI: https://www.s-wh.org.

Details

Date:
June 10, 2023
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/walking-tour-memento-mori-tickets-545296655977

Venue

Memento Mori Cemetery
Main Street
Farmington, CT 06032 United States

Organizer

Stanley-Whitman House
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