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Ithaca City Cemetery Tours

Learn about the Ithaca City Cemetery’s evolution from village burying ground to Victorian garden of the dead. Enjoy the sweeping views and champion trees that make the cemetery a favorite spot for the living, while getting to know the famous and infamous residents and the stories they have to tell. Tour dates and times: October 24th, 25th, and 31st. 11am-1pm.

Please dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes as the tour will take place rain, shine, or snow. Tours last approximately one hour and 15 minutes.

Pre-Registration is required to adhere to the COVID-19 guidlines. Please see our website link below for the link to registration. 

We will not be able to accept walk-up participants or give out our usual cider and donuts at the end of the tour. Children under 12 are free, all others $5. Spaces are limited to comply with Tompkins County COVID prevention protocols. Proceeds go to supporting conservation and cleanup work in the Ithaca City Cemetery.

Saturday, October 31 at 1:00pm to 2:15pm

Ithaca City Cemetery University Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850

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