Warrensville West Cemetery Veterans Day Tour
Thursday, November 11, 4:30-5:30 pm
Did you know Warrensville West Cemetery is the final resting place of veterans from five wars? Join the Shaker Historical Society, Shaker Heights Public Library, and City of Shaker Heights on Thursday, November 11 at 4:30 pm for a cemetery tour to hear the stories of five veterans. You will also learn more about the Warrensville West Cemetery Historic Preservation Master Plan and how you can help preserve this piece of local history.
The tour will be held at Warrensville West Cemetery, 3451 Lee Road, Shaker Heights. Parking is available in the Heinen's parking lot or across the street at the library. Flashlights and/or headlamps are encouraged due to the time change and uneven terrain. This is a rain or shine event that will only be canceled in the event of extreme weather. All participants will be required to sign a waiver upon arrival.
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This tour is part of the Historic Preservation Master Plan for Warrensville West Cemetery, which will identify existing resources and create a framework to preserve, protect, and maintain the burial ground's historical, archaeological, architectural, and cultural value, will increase the site's attractiveness, and will assure that maintenance and security are properly guided. The Historic Preservation Master Plan for the cemetery will provide a roadmap to preserve one of Cuyahoga County's oldest burial sites and protect the remains of the people interred there.
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