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African American History Walking Tour
Spend an afternoon at The Lake View Cemetery as we tell the story of some of the remarkable African Americans buried at the cemetery. This tour will be led by Deborah A. Abbott, Ph. D., past president of the African American Genealogical Society, Cleveland, OH. Some of the people we will learn about our Bertha Blue, Carl Stokes, Zelma George, Garrett Morgan, and David Pope. Please wear comfortable shoes. Reservations are required and cost is $7.00 per person. Call 216-421-2687. Tour starts at the office at 12316 Euclid Ave.
More About Lake View Cemetery
Lakeview Cemetery is a 285-acre, historic cemetery that has been a staple of Cleveland since 1869. It is the final resting place to James A. Garfield, along with more than 100,000 people, and has an impressive collection of trees and other plants in a spacious botanical collection in the middle of otherwise urban terrain. Guests are welcome to explore the cemetery daily while the gates are open from 7:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. The Cemetery Association offers many services for the recently deceased including vaults, community mausoleums, cremation and special veteran services.