Tuesday, September 4, 2012

LaPorte County To Hold Free Cemetery Tour

A free tour of Door Village Cemetery in LaPorte County will be given on Saturday, September 9 at 1 pm, in conjunction with the Door Village Festival. Fern Eddy Schultz, LaPorte County Historian, will start the tour with a brief presentation about funeral customs, then the tour will stop at the gravesites of 6 local residents, where re-enactors will present stories about them.

Door Village Cemetery is located on Joliet Road, 3 miles southwest of the town of LaPorte. Attendees should gather at the tent on the festival side of the road, and comfortable walking shoes are encouraged.

For more information, please e-mail netster@csinet.net or phone (219) 326-6458.

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