The Muscatine Art Center and Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department are co-sponsoring Civil War Soldiers Greenwood Cemetery Tours on Sunday, September 25 and Saturday, October 1, 2011.
For this year’s event, the 1 ½ hour narrated tours (walking or bus) will include visiting the gravesites of many of the soldiers buried in Greenwood Cemetery that are also represented in the exhibit Muscatine & the Civil War: A Sesquicentennial Commemoration being held at the Muscatine Art Center. This year’s Walk will be held on two dates: Sunday, September 25 at 12:30 pm and 3:00 pm, and Saturday, October 1 at 10:00 am, 12:30 pm, and 3:00 pm.
All participants must pre-register. Register for one of the times listed above and indicate whether you would like a walking tour or a bus tour. Registration is $5.00 for adults. Seniors (age 65+) and youth 16 and under are free. Space is limited, and registrations should be received one week prior to the tour to guarantee a spot. To register for a tour, contact the Muscatine Art Center at 563-263-8282.
On the day of the tour participants are asked to meet in the Cedar Street parking lot of the Muscatine Art Center at least 15 minutes before the tour departs. Busses will be provided by MUSCABUS and are handicapped accessible.