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Historic Walking Tour: Key West Cemetery
20-April from 09:30 to 10:30
Karl Reutling and Sara Ayers-Rigsby l Historic Walking Tour: Key West Cemetery and Preservation
About the presentation:
Are you a passionate taphophile dedicated to the preservation of historical cemeteries? Come learn how to protect these living museums with the Florida Public Archaeology Network on Thursday evening, then for a historical tour with Historic Florida Keys Foundation on Saturday morning. If you are interested in putting your newfound knowledge to the test, we’ll spend the rest of Saturday morning assisting with a cemetery clean-up.
About the presenters:
Karl Reutling, Historic Florida Keys Foundation and Sara Ayers-Rigsby, Director, Southeast/Southwest Regions for the Florida Public Archaeology Network
Image: Grito de Yara service at the Cuban Plot in the Key West Cemetery. This photo was in the Cuban newspaper “Diario De La Marina” of October 13, 1934. From the DeWolfe and Wood Collection, Monroe County Public Library