Cumberland Cemetery Tour

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Cumberland Cemetery Tour

This historical tour of the Cumberland Cemetery will share the interwoven stories of disaster, heroism, and misdeeds of our community's past

By Cumberland Museum & Archives

When and where

Date and time

Sun, Jun 18, 2023 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM PDT


Cumberland Municipal Cemetery 4441 Minto Road Courtenay, BC V9N 9N7 Canada

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About this event

  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket

As part of the Miners Memorial Weekend events, the Cumberland Museum will host a walking tour of the Cumberland Cemetery. Established in 1895, the Cumberland Cemetery is a resting place of generations of Cumberlanders. Through the interwoven stories of the lives lived we can learn of the trials and challenges of an early mining town. Disasters struck, activists shouted out and everyday heroes are the legacy of our community.

Join Museum Director Rosslyn Shipp as she shares the stories of our past that have impacted today, on this 90-minute tour.

The cemetery grounds are uneven please wear comfortable walking shoes.

About the organizer

The Cumberland Museum and Archives on Vancouver Island tells the story of the people of Cumberland—the rich, the poor, the powerful, the rebellious, the righteous and the radical. We invite you to join us at the “People’s Museum” of Cumberland and add your questions, knowledge, stories and interests to the rich fabric of our organization.