Preservation Durham's Maplewood Cemetery Tour (May 18 and 19, 2019)

Back by popular demand!  This tour of Old Maplewood cemetery is divided into two parts – one on the east side of Kent Street and the other on the west. The tours operate in a continuous loop, join either part where you find it and follow it around. They are organized in three continuous repeating loops.

When: Saturday and Sunday, May 18th and 19th, 2019, 1-4pm both days
 
Where: Maplewood Cemetery, Kent Street entrance (Google Maps)
 
Please park and enter near the Kent Street gate entrance located near 1st Calvary Baptist Church (Kent Street and Morehead Ave area).
 
Tickets: online at https://historicmaplewood.eventbrite.com (or on-site either day!)
 
Arrival: Anytime, just join a tour loop in progress by 3pm. Come early and join more than one loop for the price of one!
 
Topic: Tour goers will learn about Durham history, Durham people of all walks of life, tombstones and grave architecture.
 
Attire: Wear sensible walking shoes and, if it is sunny, wear sunscreen.
 
Facilities: We will provide water, but there are no bathroom facilities.
 
Maplewood Cemetery is perhaps the only major place intimately involved with the City of Durham that has survived essentially intact from Durham’s earliest days to the present.  Follow the link to its Open Durham page to read more before you come out!