Cemetery Tours

  • 11:00 - 12:00
  • 2:00 - 3:00
Manatee Village Historical Park, 1404 Manatee Avenue East (State Road 64) Bradenton, Florida
1850's Burying Grounds

Cemetery Tours
Saturday, March 28, 2020
11:00 am & 2:00 pm

Back by popular demand, take a guided walking tour of the 1850 Manatee Burying Grounds! Two guided tours will take place in the daylight of Spring on March 28th. Learn the cemetery’s history and landscape, personal stories of those buried, and the meaning of tombstone shapes and symbols. Tours will take place on Saturday, March 28, 2020, at 11:00 am and at 2:00 pm. Each tour lasts approximately one hour. Special Tour Fee: $10 per person. Limited spaces, non-refundable. Tickets will go on sale at the end of February. Tickets must be purchased in advance -www.manateevillage.org

Appropriate clothing and footwear are encouraged. Tours take place outside with natural elements including uneven ground and exposure to sunlight. Changes due to weather will be decided 30-60 minutes before the tour. In the case of rain, the tour will take place in the 1887 Church with a presentation.

Price of event: $10 Advance sales only
Manatee Village Historical Park / Carolyn Nielsen