Saturday August 19, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Symbols in the Cemetery
Join us for a special combination event at Historic Montgomery Cemetery on Saturday, August 19, 2017, that looks at the symbolic meanings of tombstones. The event will feature a walking tour of Historic Montgomery Cemetery that begins at 7:00 pm with stops that highlights some of the symbolic representations found on the cemetery’s gravestones. This walking tour will be followed by light refreshments inside the Cemetery’s gatehouse with a presentation from 7:45 pm to 8:30 pm. The presentation will be provided by historian Tammy Schane who will discuss many of the symbols found on tombstones throughout the region.
Tickets for the event are $15 and include the walking tour, refreshments, and presentation. Tickets are limited to reserve a seat call 610-272-0297.
Funding for the Historical Society of Montgomery County is supported by a grant from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission,
a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.