Cemetery Tours (8/17): History Hiding in Putnam Cemetery
Just a 10-minute drive from downtown Marietta, Putnam Cemetery has plenty of stories to tell. Listen to accounts of renowned pioneer Colonel Joseph Barker (a subject of David McCullough’s new book, The Pioneers), one of this county’s last surviving former slaves, a pre-historic mound, a Civil War flag-bearer who led the heroic charge at Chattanooga, a glider pilot who miraculously landed paratroopers safely on D-Day, and much more. Join us for this educational walk through history.
$8 Tour begins at Putnam Cemetery 825 Masonic Park Road.
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