Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: Grove Cemetery in Belfast, Grove Cemetery in Belfast, Belfast, Maine
For more information: 207-930-3562 ; BelfastGardenClub.org
The Belfast Cemetery trustees and the Belfast Garden Club will host an Open Chapel at Grove Cemetery at 21 Belmont Avenue in Belfast, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 22, rain or shine. The historic chapel will be open for people to come in and look around, ask questions, or just sit and enjoy this piece of Belfast’s history.
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Megan Smith Pinette, one of the newest cemetery trustees and President of the Belfast Historical Society and Museum, will lead one of her informative cemetery tours at noon. The free tour will last about 40 minutes, and will highlight notable Belfast citizens buried in a nearby section of the cemetery.
Cemetery trustee and Garden Club member Ann Mullen will also be there to answer questions about the landscaping of the area around the chapel, including the flag garden and a nearby naturalized swale garden.
The public is invited to the open house and tour highlighting Grove Cemetery history. Light refreshments will be served. Please park on cemetery lanes. For more information, call Corliss Davis at 930-3562 or go to BelfastGardenClub.org.
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