Historic Cemetery Stroll in the Heart of Downtown Rochester

The Rochester Hills Museum presents a Mount Avon Cemetery Tour Tuesday, June 22, from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. $10 per person ($8 for museum members), advance registration only. UPDATE: Second date added for July 20, registration required.

Platted in 1826, this land embraces the souls of settlers. Find gravestones for the community‚Äôs earliest leaders, soldiers, poets, and philanthropists. The tour will examine the artwork of headstones and divulge the forgotten lives and stories of the past. Meet at the Billy Yank Civil War Statue. The cemetery is bounded by 1st and 3rd street, at 200 Wilcox Street in Downtown Rochester. 

Visit the Rochester Museum website for more information or call them at 248-656-4663.

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