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Maple Hill Cemetery Stroll 2019
October 20, 2019 @ 1:30 PM - 4:30 PMFree
The public is invited to the Maple Hill Cemetery Stroll where over 70 costumed actors will share stories of past citizens, along with exhibits, antique cars, several traditional music groups, student scavenger hunt on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 20th (rain date Oct. 27th)
This family friendly event begins at 1:30.with the Grand Stroll Parade of Characters followed by gravesite stories and music from 2:00 – 4:30pm. Our very own RCM Editor, Stephenie Walker, will be depicting a well-known Huntsville character on the Stroll this year!
Water and rest facilities will be provided, as well as a parking shuttle from the downtown courthouse square from 1-5 p.m. Metered parking spaces and municipal garages downtown are free to the public on Sunday. No pets, please!
ABOUT THE MAPLE HILL CEMETERY STROLL
The Maple Hill Cemetery event has grown to be one of the largest living history strolls in the nation, with over 75 costumed characters, traditional music, special exhibits, an expanded antique auto display, and student scavenger hunts. There will be at least a dozen new characters featured this year. Not all are buried in Maple Hill, but they are essential in accurately reflecting the history of Huntsville. Some of the music will accompany character portrayals. Exhibits will highlight fascinating cemetery history and recent restoration projects. Look for the antique autos in a chronological procession in the southern end of the cemetery.