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2019 Living History Tour - If Tombstones Could Talk: Triumph and Tragedy

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Thank you for purchasing a ticket to the 2019 Living History Tour. We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, October 12. Free parking is located at the Fort Negley parking lot, 1100 Fort Negley Blvd, Nashville, TN 37203. Shuttles will run from 1:30 PM - 9:00 PM.

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Nashville City Cemetery

1001 4th Avenue South

Nashville, TN 37203

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Thank you for purchasing a ticket to the 2019 Living History Tour. We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, October 12. Free parking is located at the Fort Negley parking lot, 1100 Fort Negley Blvd, Nashville, TN 37203. Shuttles will run from 1:30 PM - 9:00 PM.
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20th Annual Living History Tour at the Nashville City Cemetery

If Tombstones Could Talk: Triumph and Tragedy

October 12, 2019;

2 - 4 PM and 6 - 8 PM

Ever wondered what you would put on your tombstone? Would it capture the story of your life?

Join us at the Nashville City Cemetery as our residents come alive to tell their stories of Triumph and Tragedy at our annual Living History Tour on Saturday, October 12th. The afternoon tour will run from 2pm to 4pm, and back by popular demand, the night tour will run from 6pm to 8pm. Plan to spend an hour walking through the Cemetery to hear everyone. This year’s tour will feature residents from our brand new 28 stop free tour app for Apple and Android devices, including,

  • William Carroll – Hero of the Battle of New Orleans and Tennessee’s longest serving Governor

  • Alfred Hume – Father of Nashville’s Public School System

  • Simon the Jockey – African American jockey

  • Wilkins Tannehill – Mayor of Nashville, Newspaper Editor, and Grand Master Mason

  • Mabel Lewis Imes – Founding Fisk Jubilee Singer

  • Felix Grundy – United States Attorney General, Congressman, and Senator

  • James and Charlotte Robertson – Founding Pioneers of Middle Tennessee

and others…

Free Parking and shuttle service will be provided at the lot by Fort Negley, enter through the gates at 534 Chestnut St. Shuttle service will begin at 1:30 pm and end at 9 pm. Gates at the City Cemetery will open at 2 PM for the afternoon tour and at 6 PM for the evening tour.

The tour and the new free tour app are hosted by the Nashville City Cemetery Association, a non-profit whose mission is to protect, preserve, restore, and educate the public about Nashville’s premier outdoor history museum, the Nashville City Cemetery. More information may be found at www.thenashvillecitycemetery.org or on Facebook at the Nashville City Cemetery Association.

Tickets are non-refundable, and may be purchased on Eventbrite for speedy will-call entry to the tour, or at the gates with cash or credit card.

TICKETS ARE FOR SALE AT THE FRONT GATE OF THE EVENT; CORNER OF 4TH AVE S AND OAK STREET

Parking available at Fort Negley parking lot, 534 Chestnut Street.

Shuttle service will run from 1:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Location

Nashville City Cemetery

1001 4th Avenue South

Nashville, TN 37203

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Refund Policy

No Refunds

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