First Historical Cemetery Walking Tour A Great Success

f2There is a lot to be learned from visiting a cemetery.  On October 29th, a valuable lesson in history was provided to participants of the Historical Cemetery Walking Tour at Columbiana City Cemetery.

The cemetery tour, which was a fundraiser for the Shelby County Museum & Archives, attracted over 220 visitors.  The evening began with a trolley ride from the Columbiana Senior Center.  As groups arrived at their destination, they were greeted by tour guides who provided background on the history of the cemetery, then led each group along a path that featured nine graves highlighted on this year’s tour.

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