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Nightfall Chronicles: Epitaphs: The Immortality of Words
September 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
How would you like to be remembered? Victorians gave considerable thought to this concept. An epitaph is described as “a statement commemorating or epitomizing a deceased person.” Join us as we explore some of the fascinating epitaphs that grace the monuments of Oakland. Whether brief or rambling, poignant or humorous, all provide insight into the person’s life. It’s certain you’ll walk away with a favorite!
This tour begins at the Bell Tower (located inside Oakland Cemetery) at 7:00 p.m. Check-in begins at 6:30 PM. Your tour includes a complimentary wine or beer. The bar opens at 6:30 PM and closes at 7:00 PM. Space is limited – purchase your tickets in advance.
Complimentary parking is available in the gravel lot adjacent to the main gate located at 248 Oakland Ave. SE.
Not all areas of Historic Oakland Cemetery are wheelchair accessible. Please let us know if you need an accessible route when purchasing your ticket.
ASL interpreter available if given 3 days (72 hours) notice before the start of the tour.