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Dying to Get In - Guided Tour at the Bayfield Cemetery

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Name: Dying to Get In - Guided Tour at the Bayfield Cemetery
Date: August 19, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM CDT
Mrs. Curry Bell's grave in the Bayfield Cemetery
Event Description:
Back by popular demand, guided walks through Bayfield's Evergreen Cemetery will be conducted by Bayfield Heritage Tours, LLC on August 19 and periodically throughout the summer. This is the walk featured in "Around the Corner with John McGivern" a special about Bayfield shown  on Wisconsin Public Television.  Virginia Hirsch will lead the guided tour in the 1887 personal of Mrs. Currie Bell, wife of Bayfield's editor and owner of the Bayfield County Press.
 
The Bayfield cemetery walk will highlight Bayfield's early settlers, the Civil War, little angels, Victorian customs, the devastating 1942 flood, and the many varied types of  inscriptions and tombstones found in this nearly 150 year old cemetery.  Reservations are requested: 715-779-0299. The guide will collect $15 for adults and $10 for children ages 6 to 12.
 
The walk is about an hour and 20 minutes and covers less than a half mile on paved walkways.  The cemetery is handicapped accessible. Please, no food, beverages (except for water), or smoking.  The walks are conducted rain or shine; umbrellas are available.  Please arrive 10 minutes early and park on the shoulder of the road. Private tours and group tours can be arranged by calling 414-379-3761.
 
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Location:
Bayfield's Greenwood Cemetery, located on Hwy I one mile west of Bayfield. Take Washington Avenue west. After the curve the cemetery will be on the left-hand side of the road. Park on the shoulder of the road.
Date/Time Information:
 Please arrive 10 minutes early.
Contact Information:
Phone 414-379-3761 or email bayfieldtour@earthlink.net to arrange for private ofrgroup tours of this walk
Fees/Admission:
Pay your guide $15 for adults, $10 for children ages 6 to 12. Cash or check only. Advance reservation requested.
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