Veterans Day – Thursday, November 11th, 2021 1:30pm & 3:00pm
Join us in the “Arlington Section” of Oak Grove Cemetery to learn the fascinating stories of Marietta’s Doughboys, including: a Native-American NFL player and coach turned insurance agent, a local barber who witnessed horrific racism and violence in a southern training camp while serving his country, an award-winning Marietta newspaper columnist and his “Uncle Twitch,” a family grocer who was wounded on Flanders Field, and an officer in the “Buffalo Soldiers” Division whose enduring legacy continues in Marietta to this day. Join us as we remember and honor those soldiers who started this revered national holiday.
Tour begins at Oak Grove Cemetery Eighth and Washington, Marietta
For continued safety of attendees:
We are following all CDC, Ohio Department of Health, and Marietta/ Belpre Health Department guidelines:
- Masks are not required, but the CDC still recommends their use for those who are not fully vaccinated.
- At least six-foot social distancing between unfamiliar persons or groups is also suggested.
- Our tour guide will use an enhanced speaker system to ensure adequate audio levels and social distancing.
Note: Protocols and guidelines are subject to change. Changes will be announced and ticketed guests informed at the earliest convenience.
Member Discounts: If you are currently a Contributing, Patron, or Lifetime member of The Castle, please use coupon code “castlemember” at checkout to apply your membership benefits. (Contributing – $50: Free admission to 2 cemetery tours, Patron – $100: Free admission to 4 cemetery tours, Lifetime – $1,000: Up to 8 free admissions for cemetery tours.)
By purchasing these tickets you consent to following the criteria detailed above, including utilizing your reservation data in the event contact tracing needs to be performed.
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