3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Location: Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum
Public Tram Tour
Sunday, May 22, 2016 / 3:00pm
TOPIC: REMARKABLE WOMEN of the GROVE
Remarkable Women of the Grove is a brand new tram tour designed to highlight a number of notable women and remarkable statues and monuments in Spring Grove. Beginning with the historical background of the Cemetery laced with stories of prominent women along the way. The tour touches on Spring Grove landmarks including the Norman Chapel, the Lakeside Mausoleum and the White Pine Chapel. Unique monuments including the mermaid, the pyramid and the sphinx are included along with their background stories. Historical information about The Robinson Circus, the pottery and art-carved movements in Cincinnati and the philanthropic contributions of our civic leaders rounds out the tour.
Registration is required. Group size is limited. Registration will open on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at NOON.
Children 12 and under are FREE / Adults $5 / Seniors (55+) $4
Since its founding 150 years ago, Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum has been an important part of Cincinnati's heritage. It serves as a guardian of much of Cincinnati's past. In 1995, the Board of Trustees established the Spring Grove Heritage Foundation to educate the public about and promote the natural beauty and historic integrity of Spring Grove in ways not normally covered by the cemetery's operations. Through the sponsorship of events, tours, workshops and seminars, the Foundation serves to promote Spring Grove's cultural, historic, and natural resources. Often referred to as a "museum without walls," Spring Grove possesses fine art and architecture of eclectic styles as diverse as any collection. Your $4 or $5 donation goes to the Spring Grove Heritage Foundation.
24 Person Registration Limit |
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