History in Bloom at Spring Grove Features Horse-Drawn Carriages and Historic Reenactors

There will be three tours to check out the "history, heritage and horticulture" of the cemetery

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Photo: Kellie Coleman
Spring Grove Cemetery

Spring Grove Cemetery celebrates “history, heritage and horticulture” with History in Bloom on Sunday, April 14.

Horse-drawn carriages will offer rides past trees, flowers, gardens, art, architecture, wildlife and some notable graves. You may even spot a reenactor or two dressed like some of the cemetery’s more famous residents.

Three walking tours are also available to enjoy: Spring Avenue: Affluent Families of the Gilded Age/Monumental Tour at noon; Stately Trees/Off the Beaten Path at 1:30 p.m.; and Norman Chapel/Obelisks at 3 p.m.

Sign up for these family-friendly and informative tours at the Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum day of and dress for rain or shine.

Noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 14. Free admission. Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum, 4521 Spring Grove Ave., Spring Grove Village, facebook.com/sgcemetery.

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