Plymouth Burying Ground lantern tours Oct. 21 and 28

Published on Saturday, 14 October 2017 20:39
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PLYMOUTH - The Plymouth Historical Society will lead a lantern tour of the Plymouth Burying Ground on Saturday, Oct. 21, and Saturday, Oct. 28.

Discover how the symbols and inscriptions on the gravestones provide clues to life in Colonial Connecticut. The walk includes a safe house on the Underground Railroad, with a visit to a secret passageway used by slaves escaping to freedom. Participants should bring flashlights.

Participants will meet at 7 p.m. in front of the Congregational Church, 10 Park St., Plymouth. There will be complimentary refreshments at “Antiques at the Green” after the tour.

Reservations are required by calling 860-921-6118 or emailing

The cost is $10 for adults, under 18 free. Rain dates are Sunday, Oct. 22, and Sunday, Oct. 29.

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Posted in The Bristol Press, Bristol, Plymouth on Saturday, 14 October 2017 20:39. Updated: Saturday, 14 October 2017 20:41.