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Sunday
20
MAY

Riverside Cemetery Walking Tour

14:00
15:30
Fairhaven, MA, Visitors Center
Event organized by Fairhaven, MA, Visitors Center

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Riverside Cemetery Tour
Sunday, May 20, 2018, 2:00 p.m.
Riverside Cemetery, 274 Main St., Fairhaven

Take a walk in one of the most beautiful rural-style cemeteries in Massachusetts, created in 1850 by Warren Delano II, the grandfather of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. The tour visits the final resting places of some of the town’s most prominent people. You’ll also see lovely examples of early tombstone art as you walk along the beautifully landscaped paths. Tour includes walking on uneven ground. Wear comfortable shoes. Guide: Christopher Richard. Sponsored by the Office of Tourism. Free.

Note: Parking is allowed on the roads inside the cemetery, however two or three car lengths must be left open directly inside the gate. There are no public restrooms in the cemetery. For more information, call the Office of Tourism at 508-979-4085 (This is not the phone number of the cemetery.)