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Tenth Annual Cemetery Walk and Supper

posted Jan 11, 2012, 12:08 PM by Western Sonoma County Historical Society   [ updated Oct 26, 2012, 8:05 AM ]

Friday, October 12, and Saturday, October 13, 2012

Sebastopol women's stories come to life with Cemetery Walk

Reservations are now being taken for the 10th Annual Barbara Bull Memorial Cemetery Walk scheduled for Friday and Saturday, October 12 and 13, 2012.

This year's vignettes feature stories of a woman aviator, our first librarian, a mayor's daughter from 1906, Sebastopol's woman city clerk, a woman who witnessed Queen Victoria's coronation, and a woman journalist.

The event includes dinner, cemetery walk with six performances of historical vignettes, and dessert and coffee at the historic Luther Burbank Experiment Farm Cottage adjacent to Sebastopol Memorial Lawn Cemetery.

Tour ticket prices range from $25 for the 5:30 pm tours, and $30 for the 6:15 pm, 7:00 pm, and 7:46 pm. For reservations or more information, call 707-823-0884 or 707-829-1757.

Jean Fisher tells the story of the Chinese women's experience in California in last year's cemetery walk. Sebastopol had a significant Chinese community from the late 1800s until early 20th Century