Learn about early Dover Township at Lakeside Cemetery tour

Learn about life in early Dover Township at a tour of Lakeside Cemetery on Sunday, Oct. 26, planned in cooperation by the Bay Village Historical Society and Huntington Playhouse.

Tours will depart at regular intervals from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at both Huntington Playhouse and Lakeside Cemetery. Participants will get a brief history of Huntington Playhouse and a backstage tour. Seven actors will be at Lakeside Cemetery, where they will relate the intriguing stories of seven individuals buried in the cemetery. The historic cemetery is the site of the first burial in what was then Dover Township, 200 years ago.

Admission is free. Parking is at the west end of Huntington Park and at Huntington Playhouse. Light refreshments will be available for purchase. In the event of rain, all activities will take place at Huntington Playhouse. Phone 440-835-4472 for information, or visit www.bayhistorical.com.

Rose Hill Museum, located in nearby Cahoon Memorial Park and operated by the Bay Village Historical Society, will be closed on Oct. 26. The museum will reopen the following Sunday with its regular hours, 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., and will be open every Sunday through December.

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Volume 6, Issue 21, Posted 10:12 AM, 10.14.2014