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Annual Cemetery Walk by the Petalumans of Yesteryear

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 10:30am
$15 General; $10 for PMA members; Children 12 and under are free
Cypress Hill Cemetery
430 Magnolia Avenue
Petaluma, California 94952
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Contact: Liz Cohee
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Enjoy a quiet stroll as you visit the resting places of various of Petaluma's past luminaries. Their stories will be told by docents dressed in period garb.


Introduction of Brainerd Jones (Brent Russell) at the columbarium and a viewing of the ashes of Lyman Byce (Leif Ortegren), then a short walk to the various gravesites of Captain Tom Baylis (John Fitzgerald), banker Isaac Wickersham (Marshall West), civic leader Addie Atwater (Sherri Ortegren), the McNear circle gravesites and discussed by Clara McNear (Susan Coolidge). Our tour concludes with a visit to the grave of educator William Howard Pepper with questions and answers following.


Two tours: 10:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Visit the Petaluma Museum website for Brown Paper Tickets links for each tour.