Twilight Cemetery Tour in Greenridge Cemetery
Mark your calendar for this year’s Twilight Cemetery Tour of Greenridge Cemetery on Tuesday, October 29th at 5 PM. Gloria May’s “Madness, Murder, Untimely Deaths, and Strange Coincidences” tour will get you in the spooky spirit with a rare opportunity to explore Greenridge Cemetery at dusk.
Bring a flashlight and meet at Sackett Gates on Lincoln Avenue.
Volunteer docent Gloria May will navigate the tombs and monuments of Greenridge Cemetery, discussing the historical and architectural background of the American rural cemetery movement while unearthing tales of Saratoga’s most notable residents. Come discover the final resting place of many individuals who made Saratoga Springs their home while taking in the spooky spirit of the season!
Tour begins at 5PM and lasts approximately one hour. Meet at the Sackett Gates entrance of Greenridge Cemetery located on Lincoln Avenue. Cost is $10 for Foundation Members and $15 for non-members. Participants are encouraged to bring a flashlight. Tour includes walking and standing on varied terrain. Reservations are encouraged, but not necessary. For more information or to make a reservation, call the Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation (518) 587-5030.
Founded in 1977, the Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that promotes preservation and enhancement of the architectural, cultural, and landscaped heritage of Saratoga Springs.