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Living History Tours at Union Cemetery of Hellertown: June 27-28
June 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
An event every day that begins at 6:00 pm, repeating until June 28, 2019
On June 27 and 28 from 6 to 7:30 p.m., see history come to life during tours of Union Cemetery of Hellertown.
Volunteer re-enactors will be at the graves of four former residents who made their mark on the Saucon Valley in various ways during their lifetimes:
- Verna Muhr (portrayed by Dr. Susan Ackermann)
- Dr. Paul Lipp (portrayed by David Pearson)
- “Burt” Stehly (portrayed by Terry Boos)
- “Fritz” Halfacre (portrayed by Eric Medei)
This year marks the 15th anniversary of the cemetery tours, which are held annually each summer at the historic Union Cemetery of Hellertown.
The cemetery is located at 85 Main St., Hellertown.
Parking is available near the cemetery’s main entrance, as well as on Walnut Street.
Tours will be escorted by volunteer docents from one featured grave to the next, and visitors should wear footwear that’s appropriate for walking on grassy areas.
In case of rain, attendees should visit Christ Lutheran Church, 69 Main St., Hellertown, where the narrators will perform in character at 7 p.m.