TALKING SPIRITS: FOREST HILL CEMETERY TOUR PRESENTED BY THE WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Julie Embling
 (414) 270-7187
jembling@laughlin.com

 

TALKING SPIRITS: FOREST HILL CEMETERY TOUR

PRESENTED BY THE WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM

What:              Talking Spirits Cemetery Tour XIX

This annual event offers the public a chance to connect with the spirits of Wisconsin’s Civil War veterans and citizens buried at Forest Hill Cemetery. Actors portraying these local historical figures will guide attendees on a 90-minute walking tour of the gravesites at night and during the day.  Celebrating its nineteenth year, Wisconsin Veterans Museum Talking Spirits Cemetery Tours offers a family friendly program and is adding for the second year Candlelit Tours.

When:            

Saturday, September 30: Candlelit Tours 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. (Rain Date: Oct. 7)
Sunday, October 1: Public Day Tours 12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. (Rain Date: Oct. 8)

Where:           

Forest Hill Cemetery
1 Speedway Road
Madison, WI 53705

Admission:    

Online pre-registration discounted tickets: $5.00 Ends 9/28 at noon for Sunday, October 1-Public Day Tours. Day of tour ticket price: $10 and limited space is available. Candlelit Tours are sold out.

Media Opportunities: Media are invited to attend the event free of charge. Interviews can be arranged with the actors (actors only available: 9/30 5-5:30 p.m. 10/1 11:30-12 p.m.), Wisconsin Veterans Museum staff and attendees.

Please contact Julie Embling (414-270-7187) in advance to arrange media access.

Links to purchase tickets:

http://bit.ly/Oct11_PublicDayTours_Registration

More information at:

www.wisvetsmuseum.com/events