Moss Point Cemetery Tour Set Oct. 22


by Nancy Jo Maples, Our Mississippi Home

Legends will come to life at Griffin Cemetery’s 10th Annual Historic Tour set Sat. Oct. 22 in .

Souls resting in the circa 1848 cemetery will be memorialized by costumed family members and family representatives portraying them. The cemetery is located at the west end of Dantzler St. Tours start on the hour and half hour beginning at 9 a.m. with the last tour starting at 11:30 a.m. In case of rain the event will be Sunday afternoon.

Local history buffs organize the events. Deidre Bishop DenBleyker is the driving force behind the successful attraction. A Moss Point native, DenBleyker hopes the tours inform guests about the area’s rich history. She also hopes that history will stay alive and remain important to younger generations. The 2022 tour will be DenBleyker’s last…

This article first appeared on Our Mississippi Home.

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