Historic Cemetery Walking Tour: Vineyard Haven

Historic Cemetery Walking Tour

The old burying grounds of Martha’s Vineyard are full of beautiful and unique gravestones commemorating Islanders of the past. What’s the significance of the urn or the rising sun? Why are some stones legible and others not? And what about those strange poems? Join special guest tour guide Liz Villard to explore her favorite graveyards and let the stones speak for themselves on these historic and decidedly not-spooky walking tours.

October 18th’s tour will take place at Village Cemetery in Vineyard Haven. Attendees should meet at the Franklin Street entrance.

Preregistration required.

MVM Members: $15; Non-Members: $20.


Date October 25, 2023
From 3:00 pm
To 4:00 pm
Type Tour
Venue Village Cemetery
Object information is a work in progress and may be updated as new research findings emerge. To help improve this record, please email collections@mvmuseum.org. Information about image downloads and licensing is available here.