“Illuminated History Tour of Three Historic Perinton Cemeteries”

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Date(s) - 06/16/2015
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fairport Historical Museum


Three historic Perinton cemeteries will be the focus of this year’s Illuminated History cemetery tour, which will take place on Tuesday, June 16 at 7:00 p.m. at the Fairport Historical Museum (18 Perrin Street). Hear the stories of some of Fairport’s most respected pioneers, business owners and Civil War soldiers as told by the actors portraying them. Tavern owners Cyrus Packard and Oliver Loud, of Egypt Cemetery, will debate the merits of their businesses. Civil War mother Delia Northrop Treadwell, an eternal resident of Schummers Cemetery, will remember her four sons who served in the Union Army. Early settlers James and Lucretia Packard Hannan, of Perinton Center Cemetery, will also illuminate their lives for attendees. These stories and more will be shared on this special tour sponsored by the Perinton Historical Society. This program is free and open to the public. For additional information, please visit www.PerintonHistoricalSociety.org.

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