Historic Jackson County Cemetery Tour Set for October 27


by Richard Lucas, Our Mississippi Home

It’s time to learn some history about once again — in a somewhat spooky venue, no less.

The 16th Annual Historic Cemetery Tour, sponsored by the Historical and Genealogical Society, will take place on October 27, 5:00-7:30 p.m., at the venerable old Krebs Cemetery on Fort Street in the city’s Lake District. This year’s theme will be “Local Seafarers and the Vessels That Made Them Famous.”

“With our rich local heritage in all things maritime, we thought that such a theme would be an easy choice for this year’s presentation,” said Dan Lee, the event’s chief organizer. “There were plenty of possible characters to draw on for the cast.”

In keeping with the tour’s tradition, denizens of the cemetery will come back to life to talk about…

This article first appeared on Our Mississippi Home.

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