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Gloucester Cemeteries: a Rededication, a Tour, and Time to Explore
September 17, 2023 @ 9:45 am - 1:30 pm
9:45AM-11:00AM: Observe the commemoration and rededication of Clark’s Cemetery by the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (suvcw.
11:15AM – 12:15PM: Attend a walking tour led by the knowledgeable guide, David Nunes, who will share fascinating narratives and tales about the American Revolutionary Veterans buried in First Parish Burial Ground.
12:15PM-1:30PM: Time to explore both cemeteries at your own pace. There will be cemetery maps and self-guided handouts to help you appreciate the historic gravestones, discover possible ancestors, view intricate carvings, see an underground tomb, and walk the peaceful surroundings of these cemeteries. Members of the 400+ Burial Grounds and Cemeteries Committee will be available to assist you and answer questions as you reflect on the lives lived and the legacies left behind.