The Delaware County Historical Society will conduct walks through our history and people on an
Oak Grove Cemetery Walk
Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019
Starting at 1:00pm, Last Tour 4:00pm
Meet the citizens from Delaware’s past. Costumed interpreters will share their stories at tombstones throughout the cemetery.
You won’t want to miss this completely NEW tour. New sections of the cemetery and the people portrayed are ALL NEW folks.
Your experience will start at the Soldier’s Circle. Mr. Brent Carson will share the history of those patriots while you wait for your tour group to assemble and depart. This year’s tour includes eight folks from Delaware history
- John Freeman Shorter – Tracey Sumner Sr.
- Dr. Reuben Lamb – Joe Dwenger
- Mary Francis Alston Austin – Sherry Lloyd
- Frederick P. Vergon – Steve Berry
- Sarah Moore – Leslie Brown
- Baroness Viola Lytle Von Euchtritz – Nancy Fleming
- David Grinton – Steve Frazier
- Rev. Henry Van Deman – Steve Shaw
Oak Grove Cemetery
334 S Sandusky St, Delaware, OH 43015
Continuing tours start at 1 pm. The last tour starts at 3:00 pm
Tours last approximately 1 hour.
You should be there 10 minutes prior to the time your tour begins.
Parking will be available. Follow signs and guides from Sandusky Street gate.
Please wear proper outdoor attire and comfortable shoes (a considerable amount of walking, some over uneven ground). No handicapped accessibility.
For a map and directions to Oak Grove Cemetery, click here.
This event is a Ticketed Event
$10 Adult Members |$20 Adults Non-Members|$5 Children (ages 6-17)
We will be taking a limited number of walk-ins, at an additional charge of $5 per person.
Purchase Tickets and schedule your tour online
at Eventbrite <– click for
The Society offers programs and events throughout the year, check out this years schedule.
For more information, email Programs@DelawareOhioHistory.org
Oak Grove Cemetery
Oak Grove Cemetery is located at 334 South Sandusky Street in the City of Delaware. Oak Grove was established in 1851 and is the largest cemetery in Delaware County, encompassing about 80 acres and approximately 22,000 interments, including those in the adjoining St. Mary Cemetery. The City of Delaware began operating Oak Grove Cemetery in 2012.
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