Tacoma Living History Cemetery Tour
July 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Have you ever stood in an old cemetery and thought, “How I wish these stones could talk”? Well, here’s your chance! Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma Historical Society and the Northwest Room of the Tacoma Public Libraries invite you to experience Tacoma’s history as it comes to life in a unique, fascinating way at the 11th Annual Living History Cemetery Tour. This year’s theme is “Building a Destiny”. Meet the people who followed their dreams to build a hospital, a hotel, a premiere furniture store and more and in doing so, helped shape the city we know and love today. Tours start every 20 minutes, from 6-7:40 p.m. on Friday, July 19 and from 5:40-7:40 pm on Saturday, July 20 at Tacoma Cemetery, 4801 South Tacoma Way, Tacoma. Tickets are $15. Advanced reservations are required and will be available starting on Wednesday, June 26 at the Tacoma Historical Society Museum at 919 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, or contact (253) 472-3738 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Museum hours are Wednesday – Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. As the cemetery ground is often uneven, comfortable walking shoes are encouraged.