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October 15, 2016 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)

Location: Plymouth Burying Ground

The Plymouth Historical Society will lead a walking tour of the Plymouth Burying Ground on October 15 at 10 am. The cemetery dates to 1747, with thirty-eight veterans of the Revolutionary War laid to rest here. Discover how the symbols and inscriptions on the gravestones provide clues to life in colonial Connecticut. The tour includes a house on the Underground Railroad and a visit to a secret passageway for slaves escaping to freedom.
Suggested donation is $10 for adults, under 18 free. Meet in front of the Congregational Church at 10 Park Street, Plymouth. Space is limited. Reservations are required by emailing plymouth.historical@yahoo.com or calling 860-921-6118. Every year this tour sells out so reserve early! For more information, go to www.plymouthhistoricalsociety.org

 

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