We have been before and are going back – well Bess has been and Brian hasn’t ….so… Wow – Read what Bess Wrote!
via their site www.greenwood-cemetery.net
City of Orlando Hosts History Stroll
Through Greenwood Cemetery
WHAT: A stroll through historic Greenwood Cemetery. The walk is approximately 4 miles within the 100-acre cemetery and will briefly visit about 100 graves of notable individuals in Orlando’s history.
WHEN: All tours through January have reached maximum capacity.
WHERE: Greenwood Cemetery, 1603 Greenwood Street, Orlando
WHY: Greenwood Cemetery, established in 1880, is the final resting place of many of Orlando’s founding families. Some of the historical families include: Joseph Bumby, Mayor Mahlon Gore, Cassius Boone (Great-Grandson of Daniel Boone), Mayor Capt. James Parramore, Mayor Bob Carr, Mayor William Beardall, T. G. Lee, David Lockhart, Samuel Robinson, Mayor Braxton Beacham, Elijah Hand, Carey Hand, Joe Tinker just to name a few.
COST: Free. During the November tour, donations for the UCF Nonprofit Management Student Association will be collected.
RSVP: Please call the cemetery office at 407-246-2616 to reserve your spot. This tour is limited to 50 people. Reservations are required.