PUBLIC TOUR: “Tombstones and Spring Trees”

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PUBLIC TOUR: “Tombstones and Spring Trees”

May 9 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

BLOOMING TREES! See the beauty of the amazing blooming spring trees of Crown Hill & learn about their human neighbors. On this tour, participants will see the impressive tombstones, and the equally impressive nearby trees (often much more impressive!), on this leisurely walk through the scenic grounds of the cemetery. This tour will take a closer look at about 20 of the 4,100 trees in the cemetery, some of which are not native to Indiana. Among the trees, visitors will hear about some of the interesting people buried at Crown Hill, and what they did during their lives. Enjoy nature and history at the same time! Students are welcome to collect leaves for a leaf collection.

  • Morning walking tour!
    This is a Saturday morning walking tour that will cover about a mile at a comfortable pace for most.
  • Where to meet & park:
    Meet inside 34th St. Gate in front of the Waiting Station at 3400 Boulevard Place. Arrive 10-15 min. early. When the tour is scheduled to begin the tour guide will lead you to where you will park. Parking is plentiful and free.
  • Tickets:
    Purchase adult advance discount tour tickets and find much more tour info on Eventbrite.
    Tickets in advance are $7.00 (ages 18+), and $10 at the gate.
    Children ages 17 and under are free!*
    *All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. (Student and child groups must arrange for a Private Group Tour.)
  • Other tours of interest:
    Join us again to see the beautiful fall foliage on our Tombstones & Fall Trees walking tour on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, from 9:30-11 am!
  • Visit the Crown Hill Heritage Foundation’s WEBSITE for more info about all our tours and events, history, nature, memorial trees, and to support our restoration, education, and beautification efforts.

 

 

Organizer

Crown Hill Heritage Foundation
Phone:
(317) 920-2644
Email:
mdavis@crownhill.org
Website:
www.crownhillfoundation.org

Venue

Crown Hill Cemetery’s 34th St. Gate Entrance
3400 Boulevard Place
Indianapolis, IN 46208
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