Massillon's Historic Fourth Street Walking Tour
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Walking Tour of Massillon Cemetery Mausoleums
Jun. 2, 2013 - Jun. 2, 2013
Event Time: 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Take a leisurely stroll through Massillon Cemetery to learn about the history of the community and some of the influential people buried there. See the exteriors of the beautiful vaults. Among the notable people discussed will be women’s rights leader Caroline McCullough Everhard; industrialists J.F. Hess and F.H. Snyder; Congressman John G. Warwick; iron and coal magnate J.P. Burton; Albert M. Wetter, who owned a circus; and the Grabers, Allmans, and Putmans, who operated downtown businesses.
The one-mile walk will be slow and shady, covering both paved lanes and grassy paths.
Massillon Cemetery is located at 1827 South Erie Street in Massillon, just south of the Oberlin Road exit from Ohio Route 21. Participants should meet at the cemetery entrance. Cemetery parking is limited, but ample free parking is available on both sides of South Erie Street. Reservations are not necessary; the $5 fee may be paid at the beginning of the tour. In case of inclement weather, the tour will be cancelled.
1827 Erie Street South
Massillon, Ohio 44646