Civil War walking tour of Albany Rural Cemetery

Albany Rural Cemetery shade tree

Update Thursday morning: The tour is now sold out.
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The Albany Rural Cemetery has a Civil War walking tour August 4. Tour blurbage:

Mark Bodnar, known as "The Civil War Guy" at Albany Rural, has documented over one thousand Civil War soldiers and sailors interred in the sacred ground of Albany Rural Cemetery.
As your Tour Guide, Mark will lead you on a tour of the graves of several of these Civil War soldiers and sailors, giving you biographical lectures at each stop. The tour will begin at Cypress Pond, where you will be given a brief history of Albany Rural Cemetery, then proceed to numerous grave sites to be introduced to Civil War physicians, Medal of Honor recipients, three brothers that served, politicians, a Confederate soldier, Union men who died in combat, and a soldier that rode in the company of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant AND Gen. Robert E. Lee on the same day during the Civil War!

The tour will be off-road on grass and (maybe) mud. Also: "bug spray is a must."

It's Saturday, August 4 starting at 9:30 am. Tickets are $15 $25 (see the link above) and space limited. We would not be surprised if this filled. A history tour the cemetery had this past Friday filled up very quickly.

Comments

Thanks!!! (It's $15, though)

Editors: Fixed. Thanks for the heads up.

I went on the tour last week and loved it. I hope to be able to go on this one, as well. But is there any way to register besides facebook? Some people prefer not to have facebook accounts.

@Amy - Registration for events is actually done by phone and/email. Facebook is just the most efficient way for us to make the event announcements, but we don't actually use it to register.

Also, this tour JUST sold out (thanks to AOA).

@Paula - thanks for the info. Sorry to have missed the chance.

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