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Guided Tour of Laurel Hill Cemetery Section I

$12

with Ron Romano

Calendar Oct 16, 2022 at 12 pm, runs for 1 week

A Local Treasure!

As a rural or garden cemetery, it was specifically designed to encourage visitation. Its park-like surroundings provide a backdrop for a fine variety of gravestone styles, materials and symbols with inviting pathways, sloping landscapes and lush plantings. Join cemetery historian Ron Romano on this walking tour to explore the best that Laurel Hill has to offer, rain or shine! Focus on the monuments themselves versus family genealogies.

Directions and tour details (click link below). Please wear weather-appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes. Proof of registration required. Register early - this class fills fast!

Laurel Hill Cemetery Tour Info

Ron Romano is a cemetery historian and author of four gravestone & cemetery-themed books. He serves as an officer on the national board of the Association for Gravestone Studies and frequently lectures on early Maine gravestones and their makers. Formerly the walking tours program leader for Portland’s 350-year-old Eastern Cemetery, he’s guided countless visitors through that historic site and many others in Southern Maine.

Full Course

Guided Tour of Laurel Hill Cemetery Section II

$12

with Ron Romano

Calendar Oct 16, 2022 at 2 pm, runs for 1 week

A Local Treasure!

As a rural or garden cemetery, it was specifically designed to encourage visitation. Its park-like surroundings provide a backdrop for a fine variety of gravestone styles, materials and symbols with inviting pathways, sloping landscapes and lush plantings. Join cemetery historian Ron Romano on this walking tour to explore the best that Laurel Hill has to offer, rain or shine! Focus on the monuments themselves versus family genealogies.

Directions and tour details (click link below). Please wear weather-appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes. Proof of registration required. Register early - this class fills fast!

Laurel Hill Cemetery Tour Info

Ron Romano is a cemetery historian and author of four gravestone & cemetery-themed books. He serves as an officer on the national board of the Association for Gravestone Studies and frequently lectures on early Maine gravestones and their makers. Formerly the walking tours program leader for Portland’s 350-year-old Eastern Cemetery, he’s guided countless visitors through that historic site and many others in Southern Maine.

Full Course

Success Stories of Maine Birds

$19

with Linda Woodard

Calendar Oct 26, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Eagles, Loons, Puffins and More!

Explore some of Maine's spectacular birds and their come back from the brink of extinction to being on their way back to a healthy population. Look at birds like the Bald Eagle, Common Loon, Atlantic Puffin and more. We will not only learn about their journey but examine their characteristics and habitats where you might see them and much more!

Linda Woodard, an avid bird watcher, has been Director of the Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center for 32 years. She teaches at Maine Audubon and the University of Southern Maine on various environmental topics.





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