Tewksbury Cemetery Tours – October 21st and 23rd

The Tewksbury Advocate tells us that our friends in the Tewksbury Historical Society are all set for their Annual Cemetery Tour. It will be guided by our own Lowell Historical Society board member and Assistant Administrator of the Lowell Historic Board – Kim Zunino. Tewksbury Civil War history and other cemetery lore will highlight the tour.

There is Friday night tour and a Sunday afternoon tour accepting a limit of 25 participants in each group. The Tewksbury Historical Society charges a small fee and for the Friday night tour urges you to bring your own flashlight! Please make a reservation. Here are the details from The Advocate:


The Tewksbury Historical Society is planning its annual Cemetery Tour on Oct. 21 at 6 p.m. and Oct. 23, 3:30 p.m., at the East Street Cemetery.

This is an evening event so bring your flashlight. Kim Zunino, the leader of the tour is hoping for good weather this year. You will learn some Tewksbury Civil War history along with explanations of cemetery lore from our resident expert. It will be a night to honor the people who came before. Their Civil War stories will be told at where they lay at rest.

Children under 12 should come on Sunday. Reservations may be made by email to tewksburyhistoricalsociety@MSN.com or tickets are sold at the Tewksbury Public Library in the Local History Room on Tuesdays, 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Park your car in the Tewksbury Cemetery, parallel to East Street. Look for entrance and you will be directed to parking. You may also park downtown and take a short walk up East Street to the cemetery. Bring your flashlight on Friday night.

The cemetery is located on East Street in Tewksbury. The society will sell no more than 25 tickets per tour. E-mail reservations are advised at tewksburyhistoricalsociety@mns.com. Payment and reservations can also be made at the Tewksbury Library every Tuesday, 3:30-5:30 p.m., in the Local History Room on the second floor. Send payment by check to Tewksbury Historical Society, P.O. Box 522, Tewksbury MA 01876.

A small fee will be charged for the tour – $6 for members, and $8 for non-members. Any reservations not claimed by tour time will be transferred to anyone waiting at the cemetery that would like to go on the tour.

Read more: Tewksbury Historical Society hosts cemetery tours – Tewksbury, MA – Tewksbury Advocate http://www.wickedlocal.com/tewksbury/archive/x1581987142/Tewksbury-Historical-Society-hosts-cemetery-tours#ixzz1aP92GAgl