Oakland Cemetery Walking Tour 2017
October 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
History Revealed: Oakland Cemetery Historic Walking Tour
Sunday, October 22, 2017
11:00 am-12:30 pm
RCHS Member price: $5.00
Non-member price $8.00
Join experienced tour guide and historian Denise Dunnell Wells on a fascinating outdoor walking tour of Saint Paul’s famous Oakland Cemetery. The tour will feature the resting places of some of Saint Paul’s most intriguing personalities, families and history. Denise will give you an overview of the cemetery’s history, discuss some of its infamous legends, show us the final resting places of some of Saint Pauls’ famous citizens, and present some odd historical tidbits.
Tour is outside only – please wear walking shoes and dress for the weather.
There are some hills on the tour.
If you have mobility questions, or will need to drive for part of the tour, please contact us.
Tour will last approximately 1 hour to 1½ hour.
Oakland Cemetery is located at 927 Jackson Street, Saint Paul.
Please park in the fenced-in lot that is off of Sims and Jackson, by the Main Office.
We will meet at the green cement block at the beginning of the parking lot.
Denise Dunnell Wells is a former Alexander Ramsey House docent and has led many popular tours of Irvine Park. She has been a history volunteer for over 20 years and currently serves as an RCHS Ambassador.