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Tacoma Living History Cemetery Tour

Tour,Living History

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 Tenth Annual Living History Cemetery Tour. This year’s theme “Showtime in Tacoma” celebrates the rich variety of Tacoma’s performing arts. Eight reenactors will portray people who were involved in the arts and had an impact on our history, as they share their life stories from their grave sites. Tours start every 20 minutes, from 6-7:40 p.m. on Friday, July 20 and from 5:40-7:40 pm on Saturday, July 21 at Tacoma Cemetery, 4801 South Tacoma Way, Tacoma. Tickets are $15. Advanced reservations are required and will be available starting on Thursday, July 5 at the Tacoma Historical Society Museum at 919 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, or contact (253) 472-3738 or Museum hours are Wednesday - Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. As the cemetery ground is often uneven, comfortable walking shoes are encouraged.