Sunday, September 25, 2016

Warrensburg Historical Society Plans Graveyard Walks, Dinner

2015 Graveyard WalkThis year’s Warrensburg Historical Society Graveyard Walks will be conducted at the Warrensburg Cemetery, 174 Hudson Street, on Friday, October 21, and Friday, October 28, at 7 pm.

Characters expected to surface at the cemetery this year brothers Ray and Eldon Haskell, who both lost their lives in World War Two. Vera Brown, suspected of being a spy; John Taylor, a Navy submariner; and Emily Martin, a nurse.

Both walks will be followed by free homemade desserts at the Miles Thomas House (Senior Center) on Main Street, which will be transformed into a U.S.O. for the evening.

Tickets for either walk are $8 for adults and $5 for students and are available from Liz at (518) 623-9367.

On Sunday, October 30th a full course “Dinner With The Dead” will be served at Merrill Magee Inn located at 3 Hudson Street Warrensburg. The price for dinner, including tax and gratuity, is $35.56. For Dinner Reservations call Merrill Magee Inn at (518) 623-2030 by October 24th. Space is limited.

The Miles Thomas House (Senior Center) is located at 3847 Main Street. Parking and ramp access are located off the Elm Street entrance. Space is limited.

The Graveyard Walks and Dinner with the Dead have been sponsored by the Warrensburgh Historical Society since 2001. For more information, contact Mikelean at (518) 623-2856.

Photo: Mikelean and Kately Allen portray two gossipy shirt factory workers at the 2015 Graveyard Walk, provided.

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